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Search posters printed by Mail

The Hull Daily Mail is joining the search for Rachel Moran, who disappeared on New Year’s Day. The paper has distributed 1,000 posters showing a recent picture of the 21-year-old across East Yorkshire appealing for information. The posters include her

Mail staff banned from press box

A Hull Daily Mail sports reporter was banned from reporting a football match from the press box after a player was interviewed without permission from the club’s manager. Hull City reporter John Fieldhouse was forced to cover Saturday’s match against

Press box ban lifted

Hull Daily Mail sports reporter John Fieldhouse is to be allowed back in the press box at the Kingston Communications Stadium after he was banned from reporting a football match there on Saturday. Hull City reporter John was forced to

Horror terrace highlighted as Mail triggers debate

The Hull Daily Mail is putting its weight behind a bid to recover a notorious run-down area of west Hull and turn the shattered community into a bustling area once again. An amazing series of stories, pictures and interviews has

Mail links to Premier Club

An evening newspaper has become a key partner for a Yorkshire business, sport and leisure complex. The Premier Club business and social club at the £43.5m Kingston Communications Stadium – home to the Hull FC rugby league club and Hull

Mail challenges HIV injunction

The Hull Daily Mail is challenging an injunction banning it from revealing details about an HIV health scare terrifying families in Hull and the East Riding. Five hundred patients have received letters advising them that a health worker involved in

Major new edition launched today

The Hull Daily Mail launched its new East Riding edition in a blaze of glory today. The front page included a message from the editor, John Meehan, an introduction to one of the dedicated community correspondents and an exclusive for

Hull paper launches key new editions

The Hull Daily Mail is to split into four main editions to reflect the diversity of the area it serves. There will be a new East Riding edition from Monday March 25, with its own news and features. The new

'Healthy rivalry' in Hull

New competition from an expanded BBC news service in Hull means the Hull Daily Mail is facing a “major challenge” to its product. A revamped Look North TV news, which will cover a half-hour slot instead of the current five-minute

Hull stores show they care

Dozens of shops, off-licences and pubs across East Yorkshire have shown they care – by backing a campaign against under-age drinking run by the Hull Daily Mail. Since the paper launched its Show You Care campaign earlier this month, it

Flying the flag for Local Newspaper Week

Page 1 of 2 Regional newspapers all over the country took part in a celebration of the industry last week. Local Newspaper Week, organised by The Newspaper Society, prompted daily and weekly papers into action by organising events or promoting

Police pics "first" for Mail

The terrifying moment when a raider forced his way into a pensioner’s home was revealed in pictures when the Hull Daily Mail published graphic CCTV footage. It is the first time that Humberside Police has released video footage of a

Mail takes to road in bid to meet readers' needs

The Hull Daily Mail is taking to the road to get the opinions of its readers and find out how it can improve. A programme of meetings is planned with the aim of building on sessions carried out 18 months

Mail joins partnership to boost motor industry

Motor dealers across Hull and East Yorkshire have joined the Hull Daily Mail in a partnership designed to give a much-needed boost to the local car industry. The Mail has launched a 10-week Now Is The Time 2 Buy campaign

Time running out for Tigers

Time for the Tigers Co-operative to raise the money to save Hull City Football Club is running out – but the local newspaper has stepped in to boost the fund. The co-operative must raise £500,000 to put in a bid

PCC challenge to Hull Daily Mail's critics

Hull Daily Mail editor John Meehan has challenged critics of the paper’s campaign to oust Hull’s education director to take it to the Press Complaints Commission. In a front-page comment, headlined “Go Now”, the Mail called on Joan Taylor to