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Scotland on Sunday has made a formal apology to top Scottish football agent William McKay, over allegations that he had acted illegally and improperly in transfer dealings.The agent had sued the Sunday paper’s publisher, Scotsman Publications Ltd, after it published

Why reporter David just walked on by…

Brave-soled Essex County Standard reporter David Grocott trampled over burning coals to raise cash for charity. He was raising money for the Multiple Sclerosis Resource Centre in an event organized by sufferer and former cricketer David Thomas. The reporter joined

On yer bike David!

Essex County Standard journalist David Grocott is undertaking a marathon cycle ride across the width of the country to raise money for charity. David (pictured) will ride coast-to-coast from Workington to Tynemouth in an attempt to raise money for the

News man "Mr Colchester" dies, aged 89

Tributes have been paid to a veteran journalist dubbed “Mr Colchester” who has died at the age of 89. Journalism was Bill Tucker’s life and a passion he continued right up until the end. But Bill, who was awarded the

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The presentation and design of the Norwich Evening News was described as “bold and brave”. It was said to have “clearly identified the readership it is going after” and as “trying really hard”. The judges said the paper “stood out

Echo crime reporter picks up Essex press prize

Southend Echo crime reporter Michael Clarke has been named Shepherd Neame Essex Journalist of the Year. The journalist received his award at a presentation lunch, where he was praised for his coverage of the Sally Geeson murder case. Judges said

Chance to win cash and cases of beer

Cash and cases of beer are among the prizes up for grabs at the 2005 Essex Journalist of the Year Awards. Entries are now being invited for the competition, which is sponsored by independent brewer Shepherd Neame, and aims to