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New editors for Newsquest weeklies

Phil Fleming has been appointed as the new editor of the Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen. Currently group editor of the Wirral Globe and Messenger series, he will take up his new role on November 25. Phil, (pictured), is returning to

Phil prepares to leave the Globe

The Wirral Globe looks set to get a new editor as Phil Fleming prepares to leave the paper. Phil, (51), has been group editor for the Wirral Globe and Messenger series for the past three years and has worked in

Early return to work for Express staff

A happy Christmas splash turned to a more dramatic front page for staff at the Daventry Express, whose Christmas break was cut short by a murder. Four journalists returned to work on Boxing Day to cover the story after a

Showbiz beckons for John

The glitzy world of showbiz awaits John Marr after four years as editor of the Peterborough Herald and Post. He is leaving the paper for a new job as senior producer for the new web site icShowbiz, run by Trinity

Always On My Mind?It's the Wonder of You!

It’s official: Elvis Presley is alive and well…and living in Lower Boddington. And it’s all thanks to the Daventry Express – which arranged for Elvis impersonator Jim Denness (71) to officially change his name by deed poll to that of

Contacts win double result in Amy's court report

The Daventry Express’s Amy Olive got a double result when she persuaded Northampton youth court to name a persistent anti-social behaviour order offender. Amy is a first year trainee at the weekly and succeeded in allowing publication of the identity

Campaign target to save church is reached

A campaign by the Daventry Express to raise £50,000 to save a church has hit its target after just 14 months. Pews in Holy Cross Church in Daventry, have been weakened by dry rot and death watch beetle, and it