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A bit of luck on a Royal visit

The third anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales, prompted this memory from former Lincolnshire Echo photographer Peter Washbourn. It first appeared in the Echo, for which he still writes two weekly columns. It is three years since

How the Echo helped solve a crime

The Lincolnshire Echo has re-lived the tale of how a copy of the newspaper helped two police forces capture a woman and solve a crime Eighty years ago the Echo carried a story about the astuteness of two Lincoln police

How it all began…

On Friday, the Lincolnshire Echo chalks up another landmark when it celebrates its 110th birthday. Peter Brown looks back at how it all started, some of its earliest stories and campaigns, its first picture and at some of the highlights

Only a bomb could stop the Echo…

One hundred and ten years ago this week the first edition of the Lincolnshire Echo was published. It looked completely different to today’s Echo. It was a large broadsheet format, with just four pages – and the front page consisted

"Organist Attempts Wife Murder and Blows Out His Own Brains"

The Lincolnshire Echo is 110 years old and long-serving journalist Peter Reynolds took a look at what’s been making the news – and why. According to our personnel department records, I’ve been with the paper for 30 of those 110

Headline fun at election time

Back in the autumn of 1931, Britain was in the grip of election fever. The country was in crisis following the collapse of the world economy. On August 24, the Labour Government resigned and a new all-party National Government was

'800 not out!'Echo celebrates

Eight hundred pages of pure nostalgia – that’s the running total for the Lincolnshire Echo’s The Way We Were, this week celebrating its 100th issue. It has appeared almost every week since September 1999 featuring items from the Echo’s own

Parental fears could halt festive pictures

Worries over identifying children at school in press photos could lead to some festive news being left off the pages of local newspapers. Some regional papers are asking mums, dads and guardians whether their Christmas plays and other events can

Summer circulation dip to be bolstered by archive reprints

The Grimsby Evening Telegraph has launched a six-part weekly series of archive newspaper reprints from the 1940s and 1960s. The idea is to resist the annual drop in newspaper sales during the summer months and also provide a learning resource

Regional press embraces Newspaper Week

Regional newspapers all over the country removed some of the mystery surrounding the industry as they reached out to their readers for Local Newspaper Week. The event, run by the Newspaper Society, celebrates the work carried out by the industry

Making sure the public can see justice is being done

Sharon Edwards is a firm believer that justice should not only be done – but that it is also seen to be done.The Lincolnshire Echo senior reporter successfully persuaded a court to lift reporting restrictions on a youngster who had

A great life – but don't expect to make a fortune

Page 1 of 5 “It’s a great life but don’t expect to make a fortune,” was the advice when I started out in the business. I began a three-year indentured traineeship with the Sleaford Standard, and later the Lincolnshire Echo,

Echo rewarded by the FA for its extensive women's football coverage

The Lincolnshire Echo’s extensive coverage of girls’ and women’s football over the past seven years has been rewarded by the FA. It picked up the Regional Media Award at the FA Women’s Football Awards, held in London in front of