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Headlines of the hour

Thanks to those of you who have contributed headlines you’ve spotted in the regional press for our latest round-up. Here they are: A quick glance made us wonder if Gordon Brown was in a spot of bother – but thankfully,

Pension concession 'not enough': Herald Express

The Torquay Herald Express has handed over a petition with 5,359 signatures to the Government in protest at the pensions system. The petition was handed to veteran campaigner Jack Jones at a pensioner’s conference. Editor Brendan Hanrahan pledged to continue

Readers invited to shape the NHS

The Herald Express has linked up with South Devon Healthcare Trust to invite readers to have their say on the future of the National Health Service. The Torquay-based newspaper has launched a major health survey asking one key question: How

Double success for campaigning paper

A campaigning Aberdeen newspaper has celebrated two victories in 24 hours. The Aberdeen Press and Journal’s first success came when it emerged that Justice Minister Jim Wallace would be abandoning his plans to close Peterhead Prison. The jail is an

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,