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Young journalists set up Festival newspaper

A new free paper has been launched for the Edinburgh Festival. It will be edited by Glasgow Herald Student Journalist of the Year Helen Pidd, and Dan Lerner. The three times weekly arts and entertainment newspaper Fest will have a

News in brief

A successful bid for cash has resulted in Falmouth College of Arts attracting £1.6m of European Social Funding to establish a Creative Enterprises for Cornwall project.The project should encourage more applicants for postgraduate courses, including those in journalism, multimedia and

SMG steps up bid for Yorkshire radio licence

Scottish Media Group, publisher of the Glasgow Herald and Glasgow Evening Times, has appointed Beverley Webster to lead Y-Radio, which is competing to win the licence for a new radio station in Yorkshire. SMG, which owns Virgin Radio, faces competition

Herald writer named in "Hess" plot

A new book suggests a former aviation correspondent of the Glasgow Herald may have been murdered as he got close to finding out the truth behind Rudolph Hess’s doomed wartime flight to Britain. Double Standards highlights the role the Herald

Gruelling challenge for sick writer

Columnist Jonathan Wilson, who is terminally ill with cancer, has defied doctors to complete a walk of the West Highland Way for charity. Jonathan (30), who writes a column called Dead Man Writing in The Sunday Herald, aims to raise

Herald's new editor appointed

Mark Douglas Home, the new editor of the Glasgow Herald is being welcomed as a “real catch” by the company. He is currently editor of Sunday Times Scotland and will join current Herald editor Harry Reid for an extended hand-over

Appeal to keep artwork in Scotland

The Glasgow Herald is offering its readers a chance to help save an important part of the city’s heritage as it launches a campaign in partnership with the city council. The appeal aims to raise £300,000 to help a museum

Scanner appeal reaches target

A Glasgow Herald campaign to buy a hospital scanner has broken the £120,000 target. The newspaper has been backing the appeal to raise money toward the cost of an endoscopic scanner for use oesophageal cancer – cancer of the gullet.

Farewell to the Past

The great characters of yesteryear are remembered as The Herald bids a fond farewell to its famous Albion Street address writes ALLAN LAING Moving office can be a dangerous business, particularly for a newspaper. When The Herald first arrived at

The end of an era

Would the last one out please turn off the lights? The Glasgow Herald has made its move and staff are now happily tapping the keyboards in brand new offices. But they didn’t leave without raising a glass to a few

Strong showing for regionals in sports awards contest

Regional journalists and photographers are among those to make the shortlist for this year’s British Sports JournalismAwards, vying with colleagues from nationals and agencies. Journalists John Gibson from the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, David Mullahey from the Liverpool Daily Post, James

Student award finalists chosen

The finalists in the Glasgow Herald’s Scottish Student Press Awards 2002, have been announced. The winners will be revealed during an awards lunch at the CCA in Glasgow on Tuesday, May 28. This year there was a record number of

Scottish Press Awards nominations are announced

The Glasgow Herald, Aberdeen Evening Express and the Press & Journal could be among the winners of the Scottish Press Awards later this year. A number of journalists from all three, as well as the Sunday Herald and Edinburgh Evening

Herald student press awards launched

This year’s Glasgow Herald Scottish Student Press Awards have been launched. Now in its sixth year, the competition is split into seven categories, all aimed at rewarding the best of student writing and publishing. The main award, for the Student

Picture awards nominations announced

Top photographers from around the regional press are to battle it out with agency snappers and staffers from the nationals for the Picture Editors’ Awards 2002. The winners will be decided by picture editors’ votes through the awards website. The

Design a plus for Herald

The Glasgow Herald has been honoured with three awards of excellence in the European Newspaper of the Year design awards for 2001. It faced competition from more than 180 newspapers from 22 countries. The Herald won awards for its front