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Long-serving editor set to leave on a high

One of the Kent Messenger Group’s longest-serving journalists is to retire next month, after 34 years with the company. Brian Lewis, currently editor of the Kentish Express and the East Kent Mercury, will step down on November 12 – just

News in brief

Sports journalist Justin Allen is joining the Daily Star as page editor and writer after two yearswith the Evening Argus in Brighton.Justin, (24), had previously worked for BBC Radio Kent and Kent Messenger Group title, the East Kent Mercury, where

Downing Street intervention fails to halt Mercury story

Page 1 of 2 Downing Street moves to kill an East Kent Mercury story failed – despite hurried press day calls to the editor by the PM’s press secretary, Alistair Campbell. Graham Tutthill, chief reporter of the Mercury’s Dover edition,

700 miles to get Wright story

Justin Allen, a sports writer for the Evening Argus in Brighton, did a one-day 700-mile round trip to Burnley just to get half a dozen paragraphs of quotes from ex-England footballer Ian Wright. Justin, 23, who was recruited from the