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Journalism degree course set to launch

A new Bachelor of Arts Journalism degree is being launched at Bell College in Hamilton in September. The degree, which is run by the college’s School of Social Studies, will eventually replace the two-year HND Journalism course and will help

News in brief

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News in brief

The regional press increased advertising revenue by 7.2 per cent in the first quarter of 2004, against total growth of 4.8 per cent across all media, according to figures from The Newspaper Society. This made it the fastest growing major

Scottish titles team up for recruitment

A new recruitment website powered by some of Scotland’s biggest newspaper titles has gone online. scotcareers.co.uk will enable thousands of users to find their dream job at the click of a mouse. The new site will feature a wide range

Death of former editor

Isobel Connor, a former editor of the Hamilton Advertiser and Wishaw Press, has died. She was 58. Isobel began her career in journalism as a trainee reporter at the Hamilton Advertiser in 1962 and worked her way through the ranks

VC memorial takes shape

The Hamilton Advertiser’s campaign for a memorial to Lanarkshire Victoria Cross holders has been boosted with the choice of a prime town centre site for the monument. The six-ton granite sculpture will be placed in the town square and work

Memorial is closer

Final touches are being made to design work on a war memorial to honour Lanarkshire’s holders of the Victoria Cross. Readers of the Hamilton Advertiser have been sending in donations so the paper’s plans to build a memorial in the

Memorial to VC heroes by end of the year

A new memorial to honour Lanarkshire’s 14 winners of the Victoria Cross is set to be built by the end of this year – thanks to generous readers who’ve backed a Hamilton Advertiser appeal. The paper wants to put up

Weekly Newspaper Awards 2000

The Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2000 were announced at a gala dinner in Newcastle after the Weekly Newspaper Conference. Here is the full list: Best advertisement feature – Paid-for weekly newspapers Winner: Somerset County Gazette Highly Commended: Luton News/Dunstable