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Call for NUJ members to "see sense"

Management at Newsquest in Bradford have urged National Union of Journalists members to see sense after spending almost a month out on strike so far this year. NUJ members at the Telegraph & Argus, Keighley News, Ilkley Gazette, Craven Herald

New strike days planned to hit local elections

National Union of Journalists members at Newsquest in Bradford have named two new strike dates – as their latest round of industrial action over pay comes to an end. Members at the Telegraph & Argus, Keighley News, Ilkley Gazette, Craven

MP's intervention in dispute is criticised by editor

The editor of the Telegraph & Argus in Bradford has criticised an MP who tabled an early day motion in support of journalists taking industrial action. Perry Austin-Clarke said Bradford North MP Terry Rooney had not been in touch with

12-day strike by journalists due to start

Union members at a Yorkshire newspaper company were today due to walk out for a 12-day stoppage over pay after rejecting a two per cent offer from the management. Editorial staff, who are part of the National Union of Journalists,

Bradford strike gets a mention in the Commons

Striking staff at Newsquest Bradford were back at work this week after completing a ten-day walkout. The National Union of Journalists, which is leading the dispute over pay, says seven new members joined during that time. The strike has also

Strikes draw to a close: Papers publish as planned

Two strikes at a series of newspapers in Lancashire and Yorkshire were drawing to a close today. Editorial staff at Newsquest’s Kendal centre were back at work after a four-day stoppage by National Union of Journalists members looking for an

Pay talks fail: Strike is on

Pay talks this week have failed to halt a planned walkout by NUJ staff, due to start on Monday at Newsquest’s Bradford and Kendal centres. In Bradford, where management has offered a two per cent increase, the strike is due

Strike action postponed

National Union of Journalists members at two Newsquest centres have postponed strike action planned for this week. Journalists at Newsquest (Bradford), publishers of the Telegraph & Argus, Keighly News, Ilkley Gazette, Craven Herald and Wharfedale Observer, had been due to

Journalists back at work after strike action

National Union of Journalists members at Newsquest (Bradford) have returned to work following two days of strike action. Group offices in Bradford, Keighley, Shipley, Ilkley, Otley and Skipton were picketed as union members stayed away from their desks in the

Six days of strike action planned

National Union of Journalists members at Newsquest Bradford have named six dates for strike action over pay. They plan to walk out on Thursday and Friday January 30 and 31, and again on February 10, 11, 19 and 20 at

News in brief

An appeal launched by the Ilkley Gazette three years ago to trace the crash site of a WWII bomber has been commemorated with the erection of a memorial plaque to one of the airmen.John Reilly MBE, of Lanarkshire, has bought

Officials make reporter strip naked in country lane

The chief reporter at the Ilkley Gazette was forced to strip to be disinfected after he took photos at a foot and mouth disease cull. Paul Langan had to take his clothes off so that they, and he, could be

Evening Press is Newspaper of the Year

The York Evening Press has been named Newsquest Daily Newspaper of the Year. The accolade was one of 15 handed out at the publishing company’s annual editorial awards, which celebrated the cream of the group’s journalism. Judges said the Evening

Circulation triumphs are rewarded

The partying continued into the night as Newsquest celebrated success at the group’s 2001 Newspaper Sales, Letterbox and Distribution Awards. Chief executive Paul Davidson handed over the prizes in the ceremony at the Royal Court Hotel, Coventry. The evening was