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Life could be verse

Journalist Judy Theobald is in an enviable position. After years of working in regional newspapers she’s got the job of her dreams at Lincolnshire Life magazine – but has a little sideline that’s still published each week in the Lincolnshire

Danger on the streets

A campaign to encourage drugs users to discard their needles properly is being stepped up by the Lincolnshire Echo. Cases of children pricking themselves on needles left in litter bins have highlighted the dangers in Lincoln. When people visit the

Staff changes at HoldtheFrontPage

Journalist Peter Pheasant is leaving HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk to launch a new website based at the Derby Evening Telegraph. He is replaced by Patrick Astill, who joined the website after a spell in internal communications at Boots The Chemist. Patrick (32) previously

Kate's nippon off

Bristol Evening Post reporter Kate Hinder is leaving the land of the rising circulation to make a new home in the land of the Rising Sun. The 29-year-old Swindon-born education correspondent is Nippon off to Japan to teach English for

Kate's nippon off

Bristol Evening Post reporter Kate Hinder is leaving the land of the rising circulation to make a new home in the land of the Rising Sun. The 29-year-old Swindon-born education correspondent is Nippon off to Japan to teach English for

Bargains galore for Echo staff

It looked for all the world as though the Lincolnshire Echo had found a new way to supplement reporters’ wages. Send them out to an antiques fair armed with £50 each to see how much they could make by spotting

News In Brief from around the regions

Regional press news – this story updated 23.6.2000 News In Brief from around the regions by HoldTheFrontPage staff THE BEAUTIFUL GAME: Football fans can now log on and share poetic thoughts on a new Internet site. The Gloucestershire Echo reported

Printing manager retires with memories of reel car trouble

Regional press news – this story updated 14.6.2000 Printing manager retires with memories of reel car trouble by HoldTheFrontPage staff Putting a rather large dent in the roof of the editor’s car was one of the golden moments recalled by

Echo staff mourn ex-colleague

Regional press news – this story published 15.6.2000 Echo staff mourn ex-colleague by HoldTheFrontPage staff Retired Lincolnshire Echo computer manager Vic Haywood has died after suffering from motor neurone disease. The former magistrate and Salvation Army member had worked for

News In Brief from around the regions

Regional press news – this story updated 15.6.2000 News In Brief from around the regions by HoldTheFrontPage staff FUN FOOD: Crab ice cream, tobacco-flavoured liqueurs and inside-out baked Alaska – they’re all on the menu at Bristol University, where scientists

A fond farewell to "Baggy" Palmer

Former Daily Mirror Editor Richard Stott led the tributes to journalist and crime writer Frank Palmer at his funeral in Nottinghamshire yesterday (Fri June 9). Former colleagues and friends packed the church of St Mary Magdalene in Mr Palmer’s home

New baby for Liz

Journalist Liz Wakefield has given birth to her second child. Baby James, weighing 8lb 10oz, joins the rest of the family – husband John and sister Annabel – at their Nottingham home. Liz (35) is currently on maternity leave from

Tributes are paid to Frank Palmer

Journalists throughout the UK will remember Frank Palmer with gratitude and affection. The 66-year-old author, who was the Daily Mirror’s man in the East Midlands for more than 20 years, died on Thursday at Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre. He suffered

Baby it's cold outside

A new member of staff arrived in the newsroom of the Lincolnshire Echo – for one day only. Maya Ranganathan is a senior reporter at the New Indian Express, Chennai, India. A national daily, it is published from 13 centres

News In Brief – from around the regions

FULL-TIME FOR PUPILS: Lunch was being served with a football theme today for pupils in Cambridgeshire schools. Twenty four hours before Chelsea were due to face Aston Villa in the FA Cup, the youngsters were tucking into turkey footballers, mini

News In Brief – from around the regions

BIG JUGS FOR SALE: Saucy signs in shop windows have come under fire in Edinbrugh. One city bar has a huge poster on an outside wall declaring: “Big Jugs Well Hung”. Small print explains that the jugs are pitchers of