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Front page picture could put estranged couple in touch

A reader of the Norwich Evening News could be reunited with her estranged husband after she spotted him pictured asleep on a park bench in a front page photo. But it won’t be a happy reunion – Tracey Giles wants

Editor pays tribute to Ipswich MP

Nigel Pickover, editor of the Evening Star, has paid tribute to Ipswich MP Jamie Cann who died earlier this week. The MP was a personal friend of the editor and wrote a column for the Ipswich Evening Star, Jamie Cann’s

News in brief

A new £550,000 cancer research institute has opened, funded by donations from readers of the South Wales Evening Post.The centre, in the grounds of Swansea’s Singleton Hospital, is hoped to be one of the best in the country for cancer

News in brief

Our weekly news round-up… A website that provides support and advice for bullied children has been commended in the Online Communities section at the New Statesman/BT New Media Awards 2001.Bullying Online, which is also a charity, is run by Yorkshire

Star chooses its top School Reporters

The winners of this year’s Ipswich Evening Star School Reporter scheme have been announced. In the high school category, 16-year-old Phong Luu was chosen after submitting several articles over the year including a review of a school play, and in

Mother flees scene of horror

A woman who witnessed a horror-scene in her own home is being aided in her recovery by readers of her local newspaper. Katura Ramsay, an 18-year-old mum, is the focus of an appeal by the Ipswich Evening Star which wants

Football reporting could face major changes

There could be major changes in the way sports writers gain access to football ground press boxes next season – but sports departments seem to know little about it. The Premier and Nationwide leagues are having talks about a new

Show of sympathy for rape victim

A 92-year-old rape victim has been cheered by generous readers of the Ipswich Evening Star, who have donated more than £2,000 to aid her recovery. The woman was attacked and raped earlier this month as she walked home from Sainsburys

Teen revolution at the Star

Budding young reporters were given the freedom of the Ipswich Evening Star newsroom as part of an open day at the paper. Schoolkids from four high schools in the region travelled to paper’s office to be given the task of

"Show her you care"

The Ipswich Evening Star has handed over £500 to launch a campaign to show support for a 92-year-old rape victim. The Show Her You Care appeal is being jointly run between the newspaper and Sainsbury’s, the store where the pensioner

Ipswich inches ahead:ABC news

The Ipswich Evening Star increased its sales by 0.68 per cent to 29,920. Evening Star brand manager Austen Dak said: “The performance is down to a combination of things. “The relaunch of the newspaper last September, which saw a new

Profiling the 'winners':ABC news

Among the good news in the newly-published ABC figures was a rise of 1.26 per cent for the Bolton Evening News, which now enjoys a circulation of 41,073. The Ipswich Evening Star increased its sales by 0.68 per cent to

Things that go bump in the byte

Things that go bump in the byte Weird and wonderful things are going on at Eastern Counties Newspapers. The group’s website includes a section called The N-Files, devoted to reports of spooky goings-on in East Anglia. There are drop-down menus

New look Star celebrates sales boost

The Ipswich Evening Star is sporting a new look amid a bagful of successful campaigns and increased sales figures. The Star has scooped 15 industry accolades in the last four years and recently picked up an award for its part

They think it's Pickover – it is now!

A triumphant Nigel Pickover starts his celebration run after seeing the ball hit the back of the net Ipswich Evening Star editor Nigel Pickover has achieved his schoolboy dream – he stuck the ball in the back of the net

Awards hopefuls line up for prestigious BT final

The cream of the regional media will be saluted on Thursday as the prestigious BT national awards for excellence are handed out. A quality field of entrants, already crowned regional winners in nine heats across the country, has been chosen