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Maxwell's Crackin' Up

Local newspaper archives and libraries are a great source of information and research material for student and writers – but some hard work in the Chesterfield office of the Derbyshire Times is about to pay off for Maxwell Murray. The

From little acorns…

More proof that work experience on your home town newspaper can be the start of a great career in journalism was found in the pages of the Derbyshire Times’ latest edition. Times reporter David Smedley did a two-page interview with

Learning to live with the nationals

The national media spotlight may be focused on the harbour town of Littlehampton, but for the team at the local weekly, life has to go on. Detectives there are co-ordinating the search for eight-year-old Sarah Payne, who went missing near

Weekly Newspaper Awards 2000

The Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2000 were announced at a gala dinner in Newcastle after the Weekly Newspaper Conference. Here is the full list: Best advertisement feature – Paid-for weekly newspapers Winner: Somerset County Gazette Highly Commended: Luton News/Dunstable

Midlands awards shortlist revealed

Nominations for the awards are as follows: DAILY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEARBirmingham Evening MailNottingham Evening PostSunday Mercury WEEKLY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAREvesham JournalHinckley TimesLoughborough Echo NEWS / CURRENT AFFAIRS PROGRAMME OF THE YEARBBC Midlands Report, Ghost TrainBBC Radio Derby Breakfast

Ways to soften up the boss…

Our latest collection of unusual regional press headlines and stories. It’s a filthy job but somebody’s got to do it… …chasing down criminals on a 50cc moped, taking shortcuts down alleyways, delivering pizzas at the same… Pass the bucket… The

Naming decision is welcomed

A North Derbyshire newspaper has welcomed a judge’s decision to allow the naming of a doctor who secretly filmed a family as they undressed in a swimming pool changing room. District Judge John Friel lifted a naming ban on the

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Regional press complaints resolved

Resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC during Autumn 2001 The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants.

Treatment a step closer

A 13-year-old cancer patient is closer to being sent to America for revolutionary treatment thanks to the readers of the Derbyshire Times. The Times launched the campaign to raise the £40,000 needed to send David Hatton for the treatment in

Weeklies continue to enjoy sales success

Weekly newspapers are continuing to enjoy rises in circulation, with more than half of all weekly titles increasing sales year on year, according to the latest ABC figures for the regional press. Figures released for the first six months of

Mail wins through in 'photo-finish' contest

The Hull Daily Mail has scooped its rivals for a second successive year to be named Yorkshire Daily Newspaper of the Year. The Northcliffe title picked up the prestigious award during a ceremony at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield

Best weekly newspapers rewarded

Page 2 of 2 The winners of the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2002 are: Paid-for Weekly Newspaper of the YearWinner: Western Gazette Free Weekly Newspaper of the Year Winner: Sutton Coldfield Observer Best news journalist – Paid-for Weekly NewspapersWinner: