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Welsh advocate Williams is mourned

Wales is mourning a writer and broadcaster hailed as the Welsh language’s chief journalist of the 20th century. John Williams, (90), who lived near Caernarfon, was a broadcaster with Radio Cymru until last month. He began his career in journalism

Editor's retirement move prompts changes to weeklies

A reshuffle of senior staff at sister Northcliffe weeklies in the Westcountry has been prompted by the impending retirement of the West Briton’s John Pearn. John (right) has edited the title since 1996 and is to leave at the end

New-look Examiner about to hit the streets

A new-look Huddersfield Daily Examiner will be unveiled to its readers on Monday. Changes have been made to the design and content of the paper, which will see a slightly sharper masthead and a host of new features. Such is

John says farewell to the Examiner

John Williams has said farewell to the Huddersfield Daily Examiner after almost seven years as editor. He left the paper on Friday to rejoin the Liverpool Daily Post. John is succeeded by Roy Wright, who was previously assistant editor of

Roy is promoted to editor

Roy Wright is to take over the editor’s chair at the Huddersfield Daily Examiner later this month. He succeeds John Williams, who plans a return to his native North Wales in a role for the paper’s parent company Trinity Mirror.

Tone up and slim down with Lee!

Carmarthen Journal reporter Lee MacGregor joined businessman Andrew Bassett in a county-wide campaign to tone up and slim down. He will chronicle their efforts for Journal readers in the coming months but gives an insight in the first of the

New role for John

John Williams has been appointed the first group editor of the Anglia Advertiser Series. The promotion saw him take up his new role at the beginning of this month. John was previously deputy editor of The Ely Standard, where he

Examiner boosts photo archive

More than 40,000 historic photographs can be accessed on a new computer database thanks to images stored in the archives of the Huddersfield Examiner. The newspaper has teamed up with Kirklees Council to give people immediate access to history –

Examiner celebrations continue

Celebrations to mark the Examiner’s 150th anniversary have been continuing with a special dinner at Huddersfield Town Hall. The event was attended by 180 guests, including Kirklees Mayor Clr Mohan Sokhal, Last Of The Summer Wine actress Dora Bryan, and

Newspaper's royal visitor adds to the party mood

Celebrations to mark the Huddersfield Daily Examiner’s 150th anniversary took on a royal flavour when Prince Charles visited the company headquarters this week. The official anniversary was marked yesterday and the Prince made his visit earlier in the week to

Leader faces the public- and press

Conservative leader William Hague has faced a question-and-answer session at the Huddersfield Daily Examiner’s headquarters. He appeared before an invited audience to answer questions that readers had sent in by letter, fax and e-mail. It was the first time he

Angry letter follows mail confusion

A Yorkshire paper has written a stinging letter to the Government registering its disgust at changes to local postal addresses. The Huddersfield Examiner is furious that town residents have been handed new addresses by postal chiefs which don’t include the