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Success at the double for weekly

The Hereford Times is celebrating a double success. Within hours of the paper publishing a front-page article about Herefordshire Council’s decision to ban toy windmills from children’s graves in the city cemetery, the decision was reversed. After the council claimed

Key speakers address Newsquest conference

More than 100 senior Newsquest staff are attending this year’s Newsquest Editorial Conference & Awards at the Moat House Hotel, Stratford-Upon-Avon. The two-day event kicked off yesterday with an awards dinner where the cream of Newsquest journalism was honoured. It

How county weekly broke Rachel's Story

The story that shocked the nation – describing the death of a 21-year-old heroin addict – was broken by the regional press before it was picked up by the nationals. National media bombarded The Hereford Times with requests for information.

Editor to take up post

Steve Hughes, deputy editor of the East Anglian Daily Times, is about to take up his new job as editor-in-chief of the Newsquest-owned Bolton Evening News Group. Hughes, 45, has more than 20 years experience on regional papers. He began

Nick steps up to editor

Nick Howells, who is deputy editor of the Malvern Gazette & LedburyReporter, is to take over the editor’s chair. Nick takes the post after several years holding senior positions with otherpapers in the Midlands, including the Hereford Times and the

New editor takes the helm of the News

Editor Stewart Gilbert has taken over at the Worcester Evening News after several successful years editing its sister papers The Hereford Times and Ludlow/Tenbury Wells Advertiser. During his years in charge at the Hereford Times, the circulation, readership and pagination

Moves for two editors

Two senior editorial appointments have been announced by Newsquest in the Midlands. Liz Griffin, currently editor of Evesham Journal Series and Admag, has been appointed editor, Hereford Times and Ludlow & Tenbury Wells Advertisers, in succession to Stewart Gilbert who

When the editor threw an angry reader downstairs

The Hereford Times has celebrated its 171st birthday. Here it looks back at the man who founded the paper, Charles Anthony… The letter to the editor, published in the Hereford Times, was anonymous and an angry reader arrived at reception

"Indefatigable industry and the elucidation of truth"

The Hereford Times is celebrating 170 years – and a rising circulation. To mark the anniversary, editor Liz Griffin published a series of articles to explain more about its history, staff and readers. Here, we take a look at the

From village and town – with a 40-year-old typewriter

The Hereford Times is celebrating 170 years – and a rising circulation. To mark the anniversary, editor Liz Griffin published a series of articles to explain more about its history, staff and readers. This is the story of an unsung

How the local press keeps in touch – worldwide

The Hereford Times is celebrating 170 years – and a rising circulation. To mark the anniversary, editor Liz Griffin published a series of articles to explain more about its history, staff and readers. It can be easily accessed on the

Keeping company down the years

The Hereford Times is celebrating 170 years – and a rising circulation. To mark the anniversary, editor Liz Griffin published a series of articles to explain more about its history, staff and readers. Here is the story of 102-year-old Percy

Hot off the press and out on sale

The Hereford Times is celebrating 170 years – and a rising circulation. To mark the anniversary, editor Liz Griffin published a series of articles to explain more about its history, staff and readers. Read about one of the people who

Herald named Newspaper of the Year

The Herald in Glasgow has been named Newsquest Daily Newspaper of the Year. The judge praised it as “an assured thoroughbred” adding: “It’s twice the size, has twice the staff but is actually twice as good as its nearest rivals.