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Insight into life at the Chronicle

An insight into life running The Bath Chronicle will be given by editor David Gledhill as he speaks to the city’s business community. He will speak at the next Bath Chronicle Business Breakfast event on June 29 as part of

Editor treads the boards in "nightmare" experience

Bath Chronicle editor David Gledhill has taken to the stage for the first time in more than 30 years, in an experience he has described as “a nightmare”. David, (44), took the male lead in the Agatha Christie play A

Supporters' rivalry leads to a verbal pasting in the press

On-field rivalry spread to the pages of two westcountry publications before a crunch rugby match at the weekend. Even before a ball had been kicked in he massive rugby clash between Gloucester and Bath, hostilities were well and truly under

I was punched in the face – editor

People in the news rarely vent their anger on journalists – but Bath Chronicle editor David Gledhill was thumped in his local pub last week. Here is what he wrote in the paper about his thoughts on the attack. I

Bath title boosts its coverage

The Bath Chronicle has unveiled a bigger and better newspaper to its readers, with the introduction of several new pages and supplements. The title is one of the smallest evening newspapers in the country – but it says it ‘thinks

Race allegations against Chronicle are dropped

Allegations that the Bath Chronicle racially harassed a local councillor have been dropped after a probe by the Crown Prosecution Service. The newspaper was told by police that no further action was being taken in a row which blew up

Tragedy brings the headlines too close for comfort

Dealing with tragedy every day is an occupational hazard for any newspaper reporter. But Bath Chronicle journalist Judy Boyd wanted her own private grief to be treated the same way as any member of the public when a fire swept

Editors look ahead to October date

More top names from national and regional newspapers have joined the list of speakers at the York conference of the Society of Editors in October. Tim Bowdler, president of the Newspaper Society, will give the Society of Editors Lecture at

Chronicle Ale boost for anniversary celebration

The Bath Chronicle is celebrating 125 years as a daily paper by throwing a party for staff – and giving readers the chance to enjoy a pint of a special anniversary beer. The paper also produced a 48-page supplement reflecting

Editors will reveal how to "Win them back"

Speakers from around the regional press are lining up to share their thoughts at this year’s Society of Editors annual conference in York. Editors Simon Bradshaw, from The Argus, David Gledhill, of the Bath Chronicle, and Paul Horrocks, of the

New member needed

The Society of Editors is looking for a new board member to replace Neil Fowler, who will shortly complete his term on the board. Mr Fowler, editor of the Western Mail, will retire as immediate past president at the AGM

"Too few women editors" says Liz Page

Liz Page, editor of the Evening Press, York, has won the unanimous nomination of the board of the Society of Editors to take over as vice president next month. If the annual meeting in Cardiff in October backs the board’s

Bath is beautiful

Bath is beautiful – that’s the message that the Bath Chronicle is backing in a new campaign for the city. It has launched a campaign to keep the city streets litter-free. Keep It Clean will also aim to clear the

Paper hits back at drink drive name-and-shame critics

The Bath Chronicle has mounted a staunch front page defence of its pioneering campaign against drink-driving. The paper has pursued a name-and-shame policy against motorists who take to the wheel while over the limit. During the past three years scores

City FC's future is close to safety

Another football club in crisis has led to another regional newspaper fighting to save the future of its local team, Bath City. This time it is the turn of the Bath Chronicle, which is asking readers to join its Share

People's time is our only real competitor

The Bath Chronicle has just celebrated its 125th year as a daily newspaper. Here, editor David Gledhill explains why he is upbeat about the paper’s future. Since 1877 the Chronicle has fought off the competition to stay the prime source