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Darlington and Stockton Times photographer Nigel Winfield escaped the Boscastle floods as the waters rose around his car.Nigel was on holiday with his family in Cornwall and visited the harbour town on a day trip when they were caught up

News in brief

Western Morning News reporter Neil Young got a passenger’s eye view of rallying as he joined Subaru driver Steve Furzeland for a gentle spin in the Westcountry Regency Stages Rally.Afterwards he said: “I can see why people find rally car

Man with an eye for figures steps down after 25 years

Company accountant Alan Ward has retired from Newsquest North-East after 25 years of service. Alan, (60), joined the company, then owned by Westminster Press, on January 1, 1977 as a management accountant and became company accountant in 1983. Alan said

Tributes paid to respected journalist

Tributes have been paid to a highly-respected journalist who died on New Year’s Day. Arnold Pearson died peacefully in hospital, aged 80. He worked at The Darlington and Stockton Times for many years, regularly covering council meetings. He was also

Hannah hotline to be set up

A special ‘Ring in for Hannah’ day is being staged by a Teeside newspaper to raise money for a girl who needs surgery on a severe birth mark. The Northern Echo, and its sister weekly paper the Darlington and Stockton

PM's praise for campaigning paper

A weekly paper has come in for recognition from the very top – with the Prime Minister heaping praise on its latest campaign. Tony Blair drew attention to the Darlington and Stockton Times’ Market Town Revival campaign in the House

Focus on market towns

A campaign to revive Britain’s market towns is being stepped up in the north-east, where the Darlington and Stockton Times is promoting a different town each week. Shops are being invited to display Market Town Revival stickers – “personalised” for

New law forces media move

A talking newspaper for the blind has been given a new home – thanks to The Northern Echo. The charity, which serves Darlington and surrounding villages, records its news at a council-run arts centre in Darlington but will have to

Surprise award for journalists' champion

Journalist and NUJ stalwart John Bailey unexpectedly found himself on the receiving end at the annual North East Press Awards which he co-founded and has helped to organise for the past 20 years. Colleagues gave a standing ovation and presented

Regional press honoured for campaigning work

Campaigning newspapers have been rewarded for their work in the local community in the Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards 2000. The awards, announced at the Newspaper Society’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Conference and Exhibition, attracted hundreds of entries from newspapers