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Regional titles set to compete at Newspaper Awards

Regional newspapers are set to compete against their national counterparts at the 2004 Newspaper Awards. The shortlist for the competition, which is dedicated to newspaper production, has now been announced – and features a host of regional newspapers and publishers.

Award recognises Star quality

The Shropshire Star has won a national award in recognition of the quality of its colour printing. The newspaper’s production team was presented with the Roy Thomas Trophy by the Goss Users Association after submitting three pages which showed off

2003 Newspaper Award nominations announced

The nominees for the 2003 Newspaper Awards are: Regional Newspaper of the Year The Goss International Premier Award Eastern Daily Press Jersey Evening Post Manchester Evening News Press & Journal, Aberdeen Reading Evening PostShropshire Star Sunday Newspaper of the Year

News staff from around UK honoured at Midlands event

The very best of Newsquest’s talent from across the UK has been recognised at the company’s annual awards event. The presentations took place at the company’s conference in Stratford-upon-Avon, where chairman Jim Brown handed the awards to the winners. The

2002 Newspaper Awards

Regional newspapers will be competing against their national rivals at the 2002 Newspaper Awards. Shortlisted nominations for the event have now been announced, and the winners will be revealed at a prestigious awards ceremony at The Dorchester on London’s Park

Paper gets international recognition

The Leicester Mercury has won international recognition for its work to highlight the problem of counterfeit goods. The Global Anti Counterfeiting Group, an international group of organisations working to fight the growing trade in fake products, has commended the Mercury

First BT Media Awards nominations are announced

The first set of BT Media Award nominations have been announced, with the waiting now over for all entrants in the competition’s Midlands region. Among those on the shortlist are staff from the Nottingham Evening Post, Leicester Mercury, Birmingham Evening

Have you entered the 2002 Newspaper Awards yet?

The 2002 Newspaper Awards – the only accolades to recognise and honour production excellence – will take place this year on May 21. More than 800 newspaper industry executives, suppliers, sponsors and guests attended last year’s event – the fifth

Mercury celebrates achievements

The Leicester Mercury has marked the achievements of Leicestershire people with its first Achievement over Adversity Awards. Finalists received their prizes at the ceremony at Leicester’s National Space Centre. Winners were announced across five categories – family, two young achievers

Ads accolade for Post

The Bristol Evening Post has been named Advertising Publishing Centre of the Year at the 2001 Newspaper Society Advertising Awards. Donna Newall, of the Wigan Reporter, won Advertising Sales Executive of the Year – a new category introduced for this

Mercury picks up award for charity work

The Leicester Mercury has been honoured by the RSPCA for its support of the animal charity. The paper’s editor, Nick Carter, received the RSPCA Regional Media Award for 2000 at the charity’s annual general meeting in Newport, Wales. The RSPCA

Regional Press Awards shortlist announced

Judging is now under way to select the winners of the Press Gazette’s Regional Press Awards 2001. ITN political editor John Sergeant will present the winners, whittled from an entry of more than 700, with their awards at the Hilton

Mail man is Personality of the Year

Burton Mail managing director Jim Black scooped a national award to be named Production Journal Personality of the Year at the 2001 Newspaper Awards in London. He received the award for his role in developing and implementing AdFast, the regional

2001 Newspaper Awards

Here are the nominations for the 2001 Newspaper Awards in association with Production Journal and Fujifilm Graphic Systems. National Newspaper of the YearThe Stora Enso Premier Award for national daily newspapers. Financial TimesThe Daily TelegraphThe GuardianThe IndependentThe MirrorThe Times Regional

And the winners are…

The winners of the Banks’s Midlands Press Photographer of the Year awards 2000-1 are: Press Photographer:Alan Evans, Shropshire Star;Runner-up: Dale Martin, Birmingham Evening Mail;Highly commended: Sam Bagnall, Sunday Mercury, Jason Senior, Leicester Mercury. Weekly Press Photographer:Sam Bagnall, Sunday Mercury;Runner-up: Darren