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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

Life begins at 40 for Gazette

Staff at the Glenrothes Gazette have toasted the paper as it celebrates its 40th anniversary. To mark the milestone the Gazette published a special anniversary section which included tributes from former editors and reporters. It also looked back at the

Free Press a shining example

A new campaign to increase road safety for children has been launched by the Fife Free Press. The paper has produced thousands of reflective stickers to allow youngsters to be seen more clearly by drivers on dark evenings. Its campaign

Eleanor is drugs testguinea pig

Fife reporter Eleanor Pattinson was made to sweat when police subjected her to an old-fashioned drugs test. But Eleanor, who writes for the Fife Free Press, was in no danger of arrest – she was taking part in the test

All change in Slough

It’s all change at the Slough Observer as the paper welcomes a new editor along with several other new appointments. At the age of 30, Martin Biddle has become the youngest editor in the Observer’s parent group, Clyde and Forth

13 years? You don't get that for murder!

Court corr confesses to cartoon caper Retired reporter Judy Cullimore (pictured left, with Judge John Hopkin) has revealed a comic secret involving a funeral, two cartoon characters, a pub, and a man who was to become one of Britain’s top

Star-spotting on the green

A young leukaemia patient has met up with two of his biggest heroes – thanks to the Fife Free Press. Brave Duncan Thomson (12) met up with Scottish golfing star Colin Montgomerie at a pro-am game at St Andrews. But

Fife wants to keep it free

The Fife Free Press Keep It Free campaign against hospital parking charges has attracted enormous public backing. The campaign was launched at the start of the year when Fife Acute Hospitals NHS Trust announced plans to charge staff, patients and

Paper's push relies on readers

The East Fife Mail has pledged its support to a campaign run by the Fife Free Press – and is now urging readers to get involved. An appeal to raise £100,000 to build a Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centre was launched

Free Press claims victory in hospital parking dispute

Hospital bosses have been forced to back down on a bid to bring in unpopular car parking charges after a year-long campaign by the Fife Free Press. The paper was backed by overwhelming public support in opposition to the plans,

Weekly newspapers honoured

Page 2 of 2 The winners of the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2001 have been announced: Best paid-for weekly newspaper in the South East including LondonSouth London Press Best free weekly newspaper in the South East including London Milton

Weekly Newspaper Awards – nominations announced

Page 1 of 2 The nominations for the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2001 have been announced. The competition, open to all paid-for and free weekly newspapers in the UK in current membership of Newspaper Society marketing, is designed to