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Awards hopefuls line up for prestigious BT final

The cream of the regional media will be saluted on Thursday as the prestigious BT national awards for excellence are handed out. A quality field of entrants, already crowned regional winners in nine heats across the country, has been chosen

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

Huge response to Premier League petition

The Falkirk Herald’s campaign to get a local football club promoted to the top division has received an emphatic response. The newspaper started the campaign after learning that Division One leaders, Falkirk FC, could be denied promotion to the Scottish

Going up, going up

Falkirk are at the top of the Scottish First Division – and look a good bet to achieve promotion. But the team may be barred from the top flight by the Scottish Premier League because their stadium fails to meet

Herald acts quickly to back Bairns' top-flight fight

The Falkirk Herald has pledged to back its local football club in the fight to overturn a controversial Scottish Premier League ruling. Dismay turned to outrage and finally defiance after the SPL decided that newly-promoted Falkirk did not fit the

Thousands join fight for Falkirk FC

Thousands of people have backed the Falkirk Herald’s campaign calling for its local football team to be allowed promotion to the Scottish Premierleague. In less than two weeks more than four thousand people have rushed to sign the Herald’s petition

Weekly paper's fight for top flight status

The Falkirk Herald has launched a campaign to allow its local football team promotion to the Scottish Premier League. Falkirk FC clinched the First Division title with three matches still to play but still might not get into the top

Top PR award for former Herald man

Former Falkirk Herald chief reporter Adrian Mahoney has picked up a top public relations award. His firm The PR Store won gold for Best Community Campaign in the Scotland PRide Awards, run by the Chartered Institute of Public Relations. Winner

Weekly newspapers line up for annual industry awards

Journalists from weekly newspapers around the country are to gather in Warwickshire for the Weekly Newspaper Awards. The Forest of Arden Marriott hotel will host the Newspaper Society event on Thursday. The judges will reward both advertising and editorial successes

Scottish Press Awards shortlist announced

The Scottish Daily Newspaper Society has announced the shortlist of nominees for the annual Scottish Press Awards. Now in its 26th year, the event this year received a record number of entries, with more than 400 submitted. Among those vying

Contenders line up as judges make their choices

The finalists for the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards 2004 are: Editorial categories Aberdeen IndependentBangor & Anglesey MailBirkenhead NewsBristol ObserverCornish GuardianDunfermline PressEdgware & Mill Hill TimesEssex ChronicleHinckley TimesHunts PostIsle of Man CourierKent on SundayKentish Express (Ashford)Kentish Gazette (Canterbury)Manchester Metro NewsNorth

The Herald wins top prize in Scottish awards

The Scottish Daily Newspaper Society has announced the winners of this year’s Scottish Press Awards. The winners of the 19 categories were revealed at a ceremony and dinner in Glasgow, with The Herald being named Newspaper of the Year. A

Press awards judges pick 68 nominees from 400 entries

The Scottish Daily Newspaper Society has revealed the shortlist of nominees for this year’s Scottish Press Awards. Almost 400 entries were received for the contest, which comes to a climax on May 27 in Glasgow. As well as the nominated

Local press among Scots winners at major awards

Local newspapers including The Falkirk Herald and Edinburgh Evening News were among the winners at the Scottish Press Awards 2003. The event, at Glasgow’s Hilton Hotel, saw the Scottish media turn out in force to see deputy first minister Jim