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Former editor dies of cancer

Barry Stocks, a former editor of the Lytham St Annes Express, has died. The 63-year-old had battled against cancer for the last three years and died at the Trinity Hospice in Blackpool. Barry had taken early retirement in 1992 after

So far, so good, for newly launched title

The Dewsbury & District Press, launched four months ago, is popular with both readers and advertisers, according to publisher Danny Lockwood. The former Dewsbury Reporter and Lancaster Guardian editor says he is pleased with the how the newspaper has performed,

Lockwood launch imminent

The Dewsbury & District Press is due to hit the streets shortly in an operation designed to offer keen competition to existing local titles. It is being set up by former Dewsbury Reporter and Lancaster Guardian editor Danny Lockwood. From

Dewsbury's Hollywood link

It has been revealed that one of Hollywood’s most popular actors started his career working for the Dewsbury Reporter. Patrick Stewart, best known for his role as Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation, worked as a junior

Death of David Riley

David Riley, a former Yorkshire Evening Post feature writer, has died. He was 58 and had been ill. He began his career in journalism in 1959 as a trainee reporter on the Dewsbury Reporter. He also worked at the Huddersfield

Mail wins through in "photo-finish" contest

The winners of the 2004 Yorkshire Press Awards are: Graphic Designer of the Year 2004Winner: Lisa Cook, York Evening Press Young Journalist of the Year 2004Winner: Ian Briggs, Bradford Telegraph & ArgusRunner-up: Jessica Boulton, Hull Daily Mail Community Reporter of

Yorkshire's best to be named at industry contest

A shortlist of journalists in the running to take awards at an industry competition has been announced ahead of next week’s final. Editors, sub-editors, reporters and photographers from across Yorkshire are to once again fight it out in 14 categories

Hull Daily Mail is crowned best daily in Yorkshire

The Hull Daily Mail has been named Yorkshire Daily Newspaper of the Year at this year’s Yorkshire Press Awards. The newspaper picked up the prestigious award during a ceremony at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield last night. The Mail

Yorkshire journalists vie for prizes

Organisers of the Yorkshire Press Awards 2003 have revealed which journalists and newspapers could be taking home an award next month, with the announcement of this year’s shortlist. The annual competition, which is sponsored by Yorkshire Water, will see 14

Yorkshire Press Awards

YORKSHIRE PRESS AWARDS 2001The Award Winners News Reporter of the Year Daily Newspapers: Winner: Sarah Walsh, Telegraph & ArgusRunner Up: Rob Waugh, Yorkshire PostWeekly Newspapers Winner: Margaret Watson, Dewsbury ReporterRunner Up: Tanya Geddes, Doncaster Free Press Photographer of the Year