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The ‘golden era’ of newspapers in Northern Ireland is to be remembered by comedian Frank Carson for the BBC’s Bits of Belfast TV series.He’ll meet up with News Letter columnist Mervyn Pauley to remember the days when four newspapers –

Major printworks investment by Newsquest

Newsquest has announced a major printworks investment to improve quality and reduce running costs at its Worcester plant. The development, which adds to its current capacity, will improve printing speed; give better colour and more colour options; allow higher pagination.

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The Kenilworth Weekly News has launched a campaign to support local shops.Among its aims are highlighting what’s best about local outlets and encouraging more big name shops to locate in the town. The Highland Heartbeat Appeal, to raise money for

Shuttle news feeds support radio bid

The Kidderminster Shuttle and Times & News are putting their weight behind a new bid to bring the town its own radio station. A trial broadcast of Kidderminster Fm will run until March 31, with the newspapers’ newsrooms providing local

Shuttle hero features in booklet

A former Kidderminster Shuttle worker has been featured in a booklet about Hartlebury men who died during the Second World War. Ronald Davies, a former print worker on the paper, is one of 18 men whose lives have been researched

Free weekly's election triumph

The weekly free Kidderminster Shuttle anticipated the mood of its readers when it planned an eight-page General Election special for an 8am distribution. The paper is at the heart of Wyre Forest – where Dr Richard Taylor stunned the pundits

Shuttle set to clean-up

Civic leaders are set to spend more than £150,000 on a massive clean-up operation in a unique partnership with the Kidderminster Shuttle Series. Wyre Forest District Council has declared war on litter, graffiti, dog dirt and vandalised buildings after the

Unsung heroes

The Kidderminster Shuttle has shortlisted five candidates for its annual award for unsung heroes. The award recognises members of the public who have worked above and beyond the call of duty. The prize for the winner is a weekend break

Jane has picture potential

A widow is about to start out on a modelling career after her face was chosen from the pages of the Kidderminster Shuttle. She was pictured in the weekly paper with her late husband’s war medals and has been picked

Complaint over court story thrown out by watchdog

A weekly newspaper has been cleared of inaccuracy in a court report detailing a dispute between an IT expert and the telephone directory company Yell. The IT man complained to the Press Complaints Commission claiming the Kidderminster Shuttle article was

Weeklies' plea on happy nappy solution

A new drive backed by the Kidderminster Shuttle and Times & News is urging parents to ‘get real’. As part of the Get Sorted campaign, the papers are urging new parents to do their bit to cut the mountain of

Paper answers critics of hospital saga coverage

A weekly paper in the West Midlands has vowed to continue its coverage of a controversial hospital plan – despite accusations of biased reporting. The Kidderminster Shuttle has been running a campaign to save its local hospital after the health

Herald named Newspaper of the Year

The Herald in Glasgow has been named Newsquest Daily Newspaper of the Year. The judge praised it as “an assured thoroughbred” adding: “It’s twice the size, has twice the staff but is actually twice as good as its nearest rivals.

Editorial success saluted at Newsquest awards

The Argus, Brighton, has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year in the annual Newsquest editorial awards. Simon Bradshaw, editorof The Argus, receives theDaily Newspaperof the Year award from Paul Davidson, Newsquest’s chairman and chief executive The judge described the