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Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2005

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate: BOURNEMOUTH Samantha Chapman Aldershot News Gary Cleland Newbury Weekly News Matthew Dickinson The News, Portsmouth Huw Griffith Dorset Echo Lisa-Marie Harrity

More successful NCE candidates – Autumn 2004

The following candidates have now gained the National Certificate following a review of the Newspaper Practice paper for Autumn 2004: Robert Bleaney, Highbury and Islington Express Jessica Boulton, Hull Daily Mail Jaclyn Curry, Northumberland Gazette Vikki Fear, Lincolnshire Free Press

51 per cent pass rate for NCE

A 51 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 136 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 265 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in April at 16 centres across the UK, as well as

News in brief

Plus: Press backing for Devonport Naval Base, and more regional press news in brief

News in brief

Changes afoot in Winchester. Plus: Peter Water rejoins EDP – and more news in brief

News in brief

Plus: Publisher cashes in on syndications – and more regional press news in brief

Online tributes pour in for Islander

Tributes to British Superbike champion Steve Hislop have been pouring in to the website for Isle of Man Newspapers following the star’s tragic death in a helicopter crash last week. Originally from Scotland, the 11-times TT winner had lived on

Bra-vo for record-breaking undies

The Isle of Man Examiner has been officially recognised as a world record breaker – for the longest ever bra chain. The paper set the record last October as part of a fundraising event for its Beat Breast Cancer Appeal.

Manx Page 3 girl – a babe with a difference!

Pictures of half-naked babes basking in the heatwave have been rammed down readers’ throats during the past couple of weeks. So when he was asked to try to gather some out-of-the-ordinary hot weather pictures for a spread, Isle of Man

Regional press runners join 30,000 on NY streets

Three regional journalists have helped raise thousands of pounds for charity by successfully running the New York marathon. Jane Gallagher, Paul Fulford and John Quirk were among more than 30,000 competitiors who ran the tough 26.2 mile course from the

Manx heroes sought by press

Many regional newspapers have launched their own search for the “greatest” in their own town, on the back of the BBC’s quest to find Great Britons. But when you live on a small island there might not be as much

Growing business and boosting profit – the answers

Key figures from the world of digital information will be sharing their knowledge at a major newspaper conference. The Newspaper Society’s New Media Conference is aimed at people involved in the development of electronic media and e-commerce in the regional

First class exclusive

Isle of Man Newspapers was quick off the mark when it got a tip-off that rock star Dexter Holland was on the island. The singer from the multi-million selling band The Offspring had been spotted – but his agent denied