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On the trail of a monster called Fred Prescription for Murder – The True Story of Doctor Harold Frederick Shipman, by Brian Whittle and Jean Ritchie, has entered the Sunday Times Top Ten Best-sellers list. Brian, who began his career

Editors settle complaints against their papers

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC. This story: 6.8.2003. The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Papers cleared over "unnecessary naming" claim

Two newspapers that named an assault victim and her 15-year-old daughter have been cleared of any wrongdoing by the Press Complaints Commission. The Harrogate Advertiser and Knaresborough Post ran a story ‘Man fractured girl’s arm as he attacked mum’ after

Coroner's lament for road of death

A coroner has thrown his weight behind a newspaper’s Safer A61 campaign. The Harrogate Advertiser is calling for changes to the A61 from Harrogate to Ripon, which it claims is one of the most deadly stretches of road in the

Invitation to Lord McDonald

Transport minister Lord McDonald has been invited by the Harrogate Advertiser to see for himself the dangerous A61. The paper is running a campaign to make the road safer and has invited the minister to join a reporter in a

Deadly A61 set for improvements

A newspaper’s campaign to make the A61 in Yorkshire safer for traffic has received backing from the local MP. The Harrogate Advertiser is calling for changes to the A61 from Harrogate to Ripon, which it claims is one of the

Direct appeal to the top

The fight to get a good deal for travellers has been taken up with a vengeance by the Harrogate Advertiser. This week’s issue publishes an open letter to John Prescott, Secretary of State for Envronment Transport and Regions. The timely

Shortlisted weeklies are revealed

The finalists for the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2003 are: Aberdeen Independent Alistair Harris (Lichfield Mercury)Allan Williamson (Lichfield Mercury)Allison Thomas-Mears (Llanelli Star)Andersonstown News Barnet & Whetstone Press Barnet Press Belfast News Beverley Rouse (Harlow Star) Clevedon Mercury Cornish Guardian

Yorkshire journalists get their rewards

The Bradford Telegraph & Argus has been named Yorkshire’s daily Newspaper of the Year. The paper scooped the award at the annual Yorkshire Press Awards, held at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield. It was one of 14 handed out

Best weekly newspapers rewarded

Page 2 of 2 The winners of the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2002 are: Paid-for Weekly Newspaper of the YearWinner: Western Gazette Free Weekly Newspaper of the Year Winner: Sutton Coldfield Observer Best news journalist – Paid-for Weekly NewspapersWinner:

News staff celebrate as prizes are handed out

Newspaper staff around the country have been celebrating after scooping awards at Johnston Press’s annual awards. The winners were announced during the group’s annual editorial and newspaper sales conference held in London where the awards were presented by chairman Roger

Yorkshire Press Awards

YORKSHIRE PRESS AWARDS 2001The Award Winners News Reporter of the Year Daily Newspapers: Winner: Sarah Walsh, Telegraph & ArgusRunner Up: Rob Waugh, Yorkshire PostWeekly Newspapers Winner: Margaret Watson, Dewsbury ReporterRunner Up: Tanya Geddes, Doncaster Free Press Photographer of the Year

Weekly Newspaper Awards – nominations announced

Page 1 of 2 The nominations for the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2001 have been announced. The competition, open to all paid-for and free weekly newspapers in the UK in current membership of Newspaper Society marketing, is designed to