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Chad article captures readers' hearts

The life of a man left crippled in an industrial accident has been turned around thanks to readers of the Mansfield Chad. Father-of-two Andrew Towle (38) was paralysed from the waist down when a metal bar fell on him from

Chad holds up the vote – but not in Mansfield…

The Mansfield Chad has claimed a tenuous link with the US presidential election farce – reminding readers how the chaos has been caused by their weekly family favourite. As keen followers of the saga will be aware, the punched-out circles

Helicopter fund takes off

A charity that’s been adopted as the Mansfield Chad’s charity for 2000 has just had its best month yet. Donations during the last month have totalled £31,000, more than half the monthly cost of keeping the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air

Editors change places

Two South Yorkshire editors have swapped jobs. Martin Edmunds has been appointed editor of the Doncaster Advertiser, replacing Linda Waslidge, who has taken over from him at the Mexborough-based South Yorkshire Times. Both titles are owned by Johnston Press’s South

Emma moves on

After 18 months as a news reporter at the Nottingham Evening Post, where her remit was to dig out stories about the University of Nottingham, Emma Head has a new job – digging out stories about the University of Nottingham.

Sub-zero trip for James

When reporter James Slack was asked if he fancied a trip to Canada, he didn’t hesitate. Then came the catch. This was no luxury press facility visit but a seven-day stay in the Canadian wilderness, in temperatures of -25C, watching

Together we can boost sales

Teamwork between editorial, sales and promotions is the key to boosting regional newspaper sales. That will be one of the key messages at the Newspaper Society’s two-day annual newspaper sales conference which started in Manchester today. More than 300 delegates

Latest circulation figures highlight strong performers

New figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations show a number of successes among regional titles. Smaller daily titles have performed particularly well, and while some larger titles have been affected by the reduction in bulk sales, a number of

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

Weeklies continue to enjoy sales success

Weekly newspapers are continuing to enjoy rises in circulation, with more than half of all weekly titles increasing sales year on year, according to the latest ABC figures for the regional press. Figures released for the first six months of

Hat-trick for YEP

The Yorkshire Evening Post has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year for the third year in a row. The Leeds-based newspaper chalked up the hat-trick of wins at the annual Johnston Press awards, after winning praise from judges because

Regional press in the running for top awards

Staff from the Bristol Evening Post, Bournemouth Daily Echo, Shields Gazette and Western Mail are among those in the running for a Newspaper Society award. The nominations are part of the Society’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards, which include several

Prize-winning news staff celebrate

Newspaper staff from across the country have been celebrating after scooping prizes at Johnston Press’s annual awards night. The event was part of the group’s annual editorial and newspaper sales conference, and saw the Yorkshire Evening Post crowned Johnston Press

Shortlisted weeklies are revealed

The finalists for the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2003 are: Aberdeen Independent Alistair Harris (Lichfield Mercury)Allan Williamson (Lichfield Mercury)Allison Thomas-Mears (Llanelli Star)Andersonstown News Barnet & Whetstone Press Barnet Press Belfast News Beverley Rouse (Harlow Star) Clevedon Mercury Cornish Guardian