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Banned reporter left to cover matches from a ladder

A sports reporter has been left covering football matches from the top of a ladder after being banned from the ground of a club he has reported on since 1976. Roy Webster, (71), who writes match reports on Ridgeons League

Evening News has a ball

The Evening News in Norwich has raised more than £11,000 for charity after holding its first-ever Press Ball. Almost 200 guests enjoyed a James Bond themed evening at the Dunston Hall Hotel, where a casino and a raffle helped raise

News staff take 10,000ft leap of faith

Jumping 10,000ft from an aeroplane definitely wasn’t in the job description. But that didn’t stop four daring Evening News reporters and Pink ‘Un editor Richard Willner taking the leap – to raise money for the Big C, a Norfolk cancer

Evening News aims to boost Friday sales

The Norwich Evening News has launched a new entertainment supplement to help boost Friday sales. The new 52-page glossy 100 Magazine is packed with listings and reviews of pubs, clubs, restaurants, theatre, cinema, shopping, music, books, games, videos and DVDs,

Editors meet PM

A group of daily newspaper editors from newspaper group Archant have met Prime Minister Tony Blair. Editors Terry Hunt, from the East Anglian Daily Times; Nigel Pickover from the Evening Star, Ipswich; and David Bourn from the Evening News, Norwich,

News in brief

Norwich Evening News editor David Bourn is becoming a more familiar face to his readership.He’s secured a regular slot on the Anglia TV news quiz What’s the Story. He took part in a pilot show which proved such a hit

Cash award for ideas people

Editorial staff are set to party at three Ecng papers after they each won a £1,000 award for putting new ideas into practice. The Hitchin Comet, Ilford Recorder and Evening News in Norwich won the cash, to be spent on

News in brief

Former Evening Gazette sports editor Neil Thomas has been made editor of the Braintree and Witham Times.He was sports editor at Colchester’s evening paper for about two years andhas now taken up his new post in Braintree. The Telegraph &

Evening News re-launch is hailed a success

A re-launch of the Norwich Evening News has been declared a huge success. Researchers from the paper conducted a survey out on the streets of Norwich to find out what people thought of the new look – and a resounding

New editor for Norwich

David Bourn, (pictured right) currently deputy editor of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, has been appointed editor of the Norwich Evening News. He succeeds Bob Crawley who was appointed Web Publisher for Eastern Counties Newspaper Group. David (37) is married with

Press watchdog chairman on fact-finding mission to Archant HQ

Editors and executives from the Archant publishing group met Press Complaints Commission chairman Sir Christopher Meyer when he visited the company’s Norwich headquarters on a fact-finding mission. Sir Christopher spoke to editors about various ethical aspects of theCommission’s code of

Big C cause hits target

A Norwich-based cancer appeal has reached its £250,000 target in just 12 months. The Big C 20th Anniversary Appeal reached the mark, thanks to the generosity of Evening News readers during a year of fund-raising and events. Editor David Bourn

Norwich press steps up cancer appeal

Two Norwich newspapers have achieved remarkable success in their campaign to combat the pains of breast cancer. The Eastern Daily Press said their breast cancer appeal has crossed the £40,000 mark – more than a fifth of the way towards

Fight for 'justice' goes to No.10

A 10,000-name petition calling for a local hospital to have its three-star status returned has been delivered to Downing Street by the Norwich Evening News. Editor David Bourn and health reporter James Bigg travelled to London with Norwich North MP

Anglian papers forge new link

Two newspapers have joined forces in a bid to improve safety on a busy A-road between Norfolk and Suffolk. The Evening News, Norwich, is teaming up with the Evening Star in Ipswich to win changes on the A140, which runs