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New MDs at Johnston titles

New managing directors have been appointed at two of Johnston Press’s newspaper companies. Nick Mills is now managing director at the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group, and was previously managing director of Wilfred Edmunds Ltd. In his new role Nick will

News in brief

Ripley and Heanor News reporter Richard Gadsby bid a fond farewell to family, friends and colleagues ahead of his ‘trip of a lifetime’ travelling to trek across Australia.His replacement is Rebecca Hampson, formerly of the Ilkeston Advertiser, who is preparing

Football move prompts string of promotions

A number of promotions has been announced for senior editorial staff at the Derby Evening Telegraph, as editor Mike Norton strengthens his newsroom team. Mick Hill has been appointed assistant editor. Mick, (32), began his career at the Leicester Herald

Pheasant flies

Web journalist Peter Pheasant is to leave the Crimezone site he edits for Northcliffe Electronic Publishing for a return to print at the Derby Evening Telegraph – as deputy chief sub. Prior to his work on the Internet, where he

Pheasant is game

Journalist Peter Pheasant has proved he’s more than just a dab hand at the keyboard – because his community work has been recognised with a prestigious local award. Peter, who edits Northcliffe Electronic Publishing’s Crimezone website, has been named one

Knifeman makes an appearance in the Advertiser

Police are delighted with the response from readers of the Ilkeston Advertiser after a video still of a knifeman was featured on the paper’s front page. Officers issued the picture after a man staged six raids in three days. The

MP pays tribute to Chief Reporter

Derbyshire MP Liz Blackman has paid tribute to Ilkeston Advertiser Chief Reporter, Louise Hill, who died after a long battle against cancer. Mrs Blackman, who represents Erewash, said: “It is such a tragedy when one so young and with so

Advertiser mourns chief reporter Louise Hill

The Ilkeston Advertiser’s chief reporter Louise Hill has lost her brave fight against cancer. Louise (27), had been battling against bowel cancer for more than two years. She died peacefully at home in Barton-under-Needwood with her family at 6am on

Paper's pressure puts murder sentence in doubt

A 75-year-old murder case is to go to Appeal Court judges this month following a newspaper campaign to clear the name of a miner hanged for the killing. The Ilkeston Advertiser launched a campaign to quash the conviction two years

Peak tales are preserved

News making the headlines in Ilkeston and the High Peak more than 100 years ago has been preserved after fragile copies of three newspapers were transferred to microfilm. Copies of the Ilkeston Advertiser from 1881 to 1950, the Ilkeston Pioneer