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Sports sub-editor out on a limb

A sub-editor has paid tribute to firefighters who rescued him after eight hours stuck in his own loft. Del Chapman, who works for the Lincolnshire Echo, had his right leg amputated below the knee three years ago. Alone in his

New degree course for would-be journalists

THE Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph is the latest newspaper to link up with the University of Lincolnshire and Humberside to offer a scholarship in journalism. HoldTheFrontPage reported on February 7 how the Hull Daily Mail and the Lincolnshire Echo had both

News NIBs from around the regions

PULL THE UDDER ONE: Dairy farmers are turning to aromatherapy in a bid to cure mastitis in their cows, reports The Telegraph & Argus, Bradford. A former farmer from Skipton has created a blend of lavender, eucalyptus, geranium and damask

Revellers to help life-saving service

A free dance music event – being backed by the Lincolnshire Echo – will help a vital life-saving service. The newspaper has teamed up with Lincoln’s Pulse nightclub to stage the Lavish extravaganza on Sunday (Feb 13) where partygoers will

Partnership means guaranteed jobs for students

Two regional newspapers have teamed up with a university in a pioneering journalism training scheme. The Hull Daily Mail and the Lincolnshire Echo are offering on-the-job training and fast-track apprenticeships to students taking a three-year degree course at the University

Testing times for Echo's Emma

Reporter Emma Snedden had thirteen attempts before passing her driving test – the main problem being mind-numbing nerves. Here, as the Lincolnshire Echo teams up with the AA to offer a money-saving deal on driving lessons, she recalls her terror

Newshound bitten by dog

Simon Harvey brought us his tale of being struck by lightning as he pursued a runaway donkey while covering a summer fete for the Henley Standard. Click here… Chris Fidler, news editor of the Harborough and Lutterworth Mail, followed up

Echo wins right to name teenage tearaway

The Lincolnshire Echo has won the right to name a teenage tearaway who was the first resident in Lincoln to get an anti-social behaviour order. Magistrates invoked the anti-social behaviour order after hearing how Paul David Fisher, (14), subjected dozens

Papers respond to claims of inaccuracy and breaches of privacy

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC. The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are

Resolved complaints

Resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC during July, August & September 2001 The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff,

Echo's hospice fund is boosted

An appeal by the Lincolnshire Echo to raise £250,000 towards a new day care centre at a local hospice has reached almost £23,000. St Barnabas Hospice, on Nettleham Road, Lincoln, aims to open a new £1 million facility on Hawthorn