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Press heavyweights at awards ceremony

Senior figures from the regional press were due to join Prince Charles at the first annual Prince’s Trust Local Reporting Award ceremony today. Newspaper Society president Alec Davidson, of Northcliffe Newspapers, was at St James’ Palace with Philip Graf from

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News staff welcome royal visitor

Staff at the Kent Messenger Group welcomed a royal visitor this week when Prince Andrew, the Duke of York, paid a visit to the company’s headquarters. The Prince was welcomed by KMG chairman Edwin Boorman, and during his two-hour visit

Newspaper executive dies days before retirement

Kent Messenger Group’s production director David Dalton has died at the age of 61 following a brave battle with cancer. He was due to retire as an executive director in a few days time, at the end of the year.

Changes at the top for KM Group

David Lewis, managing director of the Kent Messenger Group, has been made chief executive. Edwin Boorman, who is the Newspaper Society’s immediate past president, remains as executive chairman of the Group. Edwin said: “For some time, David has really been

Robertson lined up for presidency succession

John Robertson, of the Newbury Weekly News, is set to become the new vice-president of The Newspaper Society, a role which will lead to him becoming president next year. John is chairman of Newbury Weekly News and group managing director

How to gain and retain readers

New ways to gain and retain readers will be discussed by major players in the regional press meet in Bristol later this month. Sales initiatives, home delivery, re-branding, promotions and new pricing strategies are on the agenda of the Newspaper

Kent Messenger is ABC's No1

The Kent Messenger has become the best selling regional weekly newspaper inthe country. Confirmation of the newspaper’s record sales figures has come from the AuditBureau of Circulation, the media industry’s independent watchdog. ABC statistics show that in the last six