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A new men’s magazine Code hit the news stands this week with former West Briton leisure editor Nigel Pengelly at the helm.The project has created 10 jobs and editor Nigel describes the magazine as a publication for the “informed man

Evening Times looks forward to new presses

A topping out ceremony has been held at the Scottish Media Group’s new printing plant. The £36million development at Cambuslang Investment Park will provide state-of-the-art printing facilities for the Glasgow Evening Times and The Herald. The plant will contain two

Royal visit for SMG

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have paid a visit to the Scottish Media Group headquarters on a trip to the Highlands. The Royal couple toured the new £17m HQ, which has been home to the Glasgow Evening Times, and

Praise for fire deaths investigation

Investigative journalism by the Glasgow Evening Times has been praised by a Scottish legal expert. A campaign by the paper, after the death of two students in a city flat which had no smoke detector, led to a change in

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

News In Brief – from around the regions

A REAL HANDFUL: Pensioner Godfrey Hill has been called The Messiah, an alien and a freak – because he has a thumb and five fingers on each hand. The 72-year-old retired engineer has hexadactyly. The condition is said to affect

Sales figures show winners and losers

MORE than 50 regional daily newspapers lost sales in the second half of 1999, new figures show. But the message from the Newspaper Society was upbeat after data for 1,224 daily and weekly titles was published on the same day

£10m Internet plans for SMG

Scotland’s biggest media company has announced a record pre-tax profit of £50million along with plans for a £10million Internet development. The Scottish Media group, publisher of the Glasgow Evening Times, The Herald and Sunday Herald, is to set up a

Watchdog hits the road – and is set for Edinburgh

Glasgow Evening Times editor Charles McGhee will be part of a panel to answer questions when the Press Complaints Commission roadshow arrives in Edinburgh. The event, on May 13, is part of an initiative to open up the work of

Evening Times editor joins press watchdog

Glasgow Evening Times editor Charles McGhee has been appointed to the Press Complaints Commission as one of seven editorial members. He replaces David Pollington, editor of the Sunday Post, who has retired from the Commission after two years. Charles has

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April, May & June 2001 Adjudication of a complaint against the Glasgow Evening Times Complaints under Clauses 1, 5: Mrs Sheena Glass of Old Kilpatrick complained on behalf of her daughter-in-law that an article published in the Glasgow Evening Times

New call for Children's Commissioner

A campaign by the Glasgow Evening Times for a Children’s Commissioner has been backed by a new report that shows five Scottish children a day are the victims of abuse. Campaigners expressed their concern at the statistics, claiming the real

Times toasts victory after year-long fight

The Glasgow Evening Times has toasted victory after its year-long campaign to save the Queen Mother’s maternity unit ended in success. A total of 156,000 readers pledged their support to the cause, which was launched on October 8 last year

Praise for Maggie

A Glasgow Evening Times appeal has earned praise in the Scottish Parliament after a Glasgow MSP put down a motion hailing its success. Scottish Nationalist MSP Dorothy-Grace Elder described the paper’s Maggie’s Centre Appeal, which raised £500,000 in 10 months,

Maggie's appeal reaches new heights

The Glasgow Evening Times’ Maggie’s Centre Appeal total has topped the £400,000-mark. Since the appeal was launched in March, the paper’s readers have helped to raise money to build Glasgow’s first dedicated cancer care centre. The appeal is now just

Party boost for Evening Times

The Glasgow Evening Times could not mask its delight after party-goers at a May Day ball raised a £41,000 for its cancer care centre appeal. Thanks to the generosity of the guests who attended the Masked May Day Ball event