AddThis SmartLayers

Fife Free Press

What we have written about Fife Free Press

News in brief

Plus: Telegraph plans Big Day Out to marks its 150th anniversary – and more news in brief

Journalists put their best oars forward for charity gig

The Glenrothes Gazette has celebrated its 40th anniversary. During the last four decades the paper has seen 11 editors take the helm, including Jimmy Ross, who as the longest-serving editor to date, held the post for 10 years from 1972.

More successful NCE candidates – Autumn 2004

The following candidates have now gained the National Certificate following a review of the Newspaper Practice paper for Autumn 2004: Robert Bleaney, Highbury and Islington Express Jessica Boulton, Hull Daily Mail Jaclyn Curry, Northumberland Gazette Vikki Fear, Lincolnshire Free Press

Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2004

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate. Click here to see the successful photographers. BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY Lily Canter Wiltshire Gazette & Herald; Guy Collender The News, Portsmouth; Thomas

NCE success for 44 per cent of candidates

A 44 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 116 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 263 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in October at 15 centres across the UK. The candidates who

51 per cent pass rate for NCE

A 51 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 136 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 265 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in April at 16 centres across the UK, as well as

Training boost from Scottish forum

Moves to produce a definitive journalism training manual for schools in Scotland have taken a fresh step forward. The Scottish Journalism Training Forum is about to fill the knowledge gap about careers and training. It will publish the guide in

Training boost for Scotland

A benchmark for training journalists in Scotland could be established as a result of work by a new industry forum. People leaving colleges are coming to local newspapers as talented trainees but without the sound backing of a solid journalism

Scots editors in marathon effort

Editors at two Scottish weekly papers are recovering this week after taking part in the Edinburgh Marathon. Graeme Scott of the Fife Herald and Colin Hume from the Falkirk Herald were among the thousands of runners who endured the 26.2

Editors on the move at sister papers

A reshuffle at the Fife Free Press Group has seen three of its titles get new editors. Iain Muirhead has been appointed editor of the East Fife Mail after previously editing sister title the Glenrothes Gazette. He succeeds Graeme Scott

Family and friends say farewell to former editor

The funeral of Sandy Clark, the first editor of the Glenrothes Gazette, has been held. Sandy was also a member of the Guild of British Newspaper Editors, the Society of Editor’s predecessor organisation, and was Scottish chairman in 1972-74 and