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Base sale growth main feature in latest ABCs

Latest circulation figures show that almost all regional newspapers are “actively purchased”, with figures no longer taking into account bulk drops and free copies. The Audit Bureau Circulations data for January to June this year shows that 80 per cent

40m adults a week read local newspapers: Latest ABCs

Local newspaper readership has grown to 40m adults every week, according to new figures issued by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. The latest figures for July-December 2003 show the fastest-growing UK regional paid-for weekly is the Mansfield CHAD, adding 28.4

Increased sales for half of all regional press titles

The regional press now sells and distributes 70m newspapers every week, to an audience of around 40m people, according to the latest ABC figures. Almost half (48 per cent) of all regional newspapers under ABC membership have increased sales between

Veteran editor gets a knighthood

The veteran newspaper editor and publisher Harold Evans has been knighted in the New Years Honours list for his services to journalism. Best known as editor of the Sunday Times between 1967 and 1981, he was then appointed editor of

Herald writer scoops top press award

Feature writer Michael Tierney, from The Herald in Glasgow, has scooped a prestigious award at the British Press Awards. He was named Feature Writer of the Year at the event at London’s Hilton Park Lane Hotel, and beat shortlisted candidates

Regionals scoop top industry awards

Regional newspapers were among the winners at this year’s Association of Circulation Executives Press Awards announced in London. The awards recognise the work of circulation and distribution staff within the newspaper and magazine industry, and there were two categories specifically

Straightforward writing is rewarded

Journalists are to be rewarded for speaking in plain English at an annual awards ceremony. The Plain English Campaign’s Media Awards will recognise both print and broadcast media. The award for the Best Morning Newspaper will be collected by Metro.