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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

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Best publisher organised event – weekly newspapersWinner: West Lothian Courier – Livingston F.C. Open DayHighly commended: Morecambe Visitor – The Night Before ChristmasCertificate of merit: Oxford Times Series – In Business Exhibition Best in-paper reader offer – daily/Sunday newspapersWinner: Evening

Together we can boost sales

Teamwork between editorial, sales and promotions is the key to boosting regional newspaper sales. That will be one of the key messages at the Newspaper Society’s two-day annual newspaper sales conference which started in Manchester today. More than 300 delegates

Memorial bid moves forward

A poetry tribute to war heroes of Lanarkshire is to be inscribed on a new war memorial – thanks to a campaign in the Hamilton Advertiser. The newspaper organised the contest as part of its campaign for a tribute to

Sculpture plans gather pace

The Hamilton Advertiser’s efforts to raise money for a new war memorial are gathering momentum. The newspaper is supporting plans to erect a sculpture in memory of the 14 men from Lanarkshire who were awarded the Victoria Cross for bravery.

Blood donations flood in after press campaign

The Blood Transfusion Service in Scotland has heaped praise on Scottish& Universal Newspapers’ Save A Life for Christmas Campaign. The Trinity Mirror business launched its campaign in response to an appealfrom Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service in the lead-up toChristmas

Journalist Bill scoops lifetime achievement award

A new addition has been added to this year’s Highland and Islands Media Awards roll of honour. Bill Lucas has been announced as the winner of the Barron Trophy, which recognises lifetime achievement in journalism. Bill began his career at