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Press stands up for citizens as action hotline opens

The Liverpool Echo has launched a troubleshooting service for readers. The Echo Action hotline was launched to help Liverpudlians with their problems. The newspaper will be publishing the details as stories and following them through until the problem is resolved.

Echo launches first UK bullying helpline

The Liverpool Echo has launched the UK’s first telephone helpline dedicated to tackling the problem of bullying. The free and confidential Bully Busters service has been set up after 18 months of planning and fundraising – which has seen £117,000

Press campaigns round-up

Almost 500 jobs have been created by the Liverpool Echo’s Kickstart campaign, for anyone setting up their own business or expanding an existing one.Editor Mark Dickinson said: “Merseyside has proved its ‘get up and go’ spirit.” River accidents have been

Echo's bid to kickstart culture city job market

The Liverpool Echo has launched a campaign to create 2,008 new jobs on Merseyside – in time for Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture in 2008. The paper has linked up with Merseyside Special Investment Fund to run the

Sun shines on Echo fund

The Liverpool Echo’s Sunrise Fund, designed to help charities all over Merseyside, has raised £12,000 on the day of its launch. The paper held a glittering launch party at its city centre offices that helped get the fund off to

Echo initiative helps clear streets of crime

Forty suspects have been arrested after Merseyside police joined forces with the Liverpool Echo to cut down on street crime. Detectives made the arrests during the past week following a massive drive to clear the streets of south Liverpool of

Prisoner heartened by Echo effort

A copy of the Liverpool Echo has boosted the spirits of a prisoner locked up in Spain who believes he is the victim of a miscarriage of justice. Kevan Sloan, who is serving three-and-a-half years for an armed robbery in

Samaritans' appeal raises £4,000 in ten days

A Save our Samaritans campaign launched by the Liverpool Echo has raised £4,000 in just ten days. The campaign, which has involved all the region’s media, aims to raise £1m to provide the charity with a trust fund to secure

£1m appeal launched in Liverpool

The local media has joined forces in Liverpool to launch a massive £1m appeal for the Samaritans. The cash would secure the future of the cash-strapped group, which needs £40,000 a year in running costs and could be forced to

Echo responds to changing reader habits

The Liverpool Echo will hit the streets tomorrow with a new look Saturday package. The Weekend Echo has increased its pagination to 92 and will include a 24-page Football Echo in time for the kick-off of the new Premiership season.

Revenues growth expected at Trinity Mirror

Trinity Mirror is expecting advertising and circulation revenues across all its businesses to have improved on last year, according to its latest trading update. The group, which publishes more than 250 titles, has said that overall advertising revenues for the

Still a celebration: Local Newspaper Week

More special features, events, competitions and reader offers have been highlighted by the Newspaper Society for Local Newspaper Week, which ran from May 5-11. Politicians, celebrities, community figures and businesses were interviewed – or wrote columns themselves – acknowledging the