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Leigh Journal

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Tributes paid to former editor

Former Leigh Journal editor Fred Pinder has died. The retired journalist had last month suffered a heart attack, but had appeared to be recovering well. He was 85. Fred was appointed editor of the Journal in 1956 after progressing through

Agreement over wages in Bolton

Management and journalists at Newsquest Bolton, publishers of the Bolton Evening News and Bury Times Group, have reached agreement over the 2003 pay review. Under the agreement journalists and photographers will receive a two per cent increase on basic pay

Journalists due to start "indefinite" strike in Bradford

Pay talks between management and staff at Newsquest Bradford have failed to reach a conclusion – and the journalists taking industrial action are due to start an “indefinite” strike at midnight on Sunday. The company says publication of its titles