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Front page proposal wins Ella's heart

When travel agents called off a trip to Lapland, Christmas lovers Grant Cleverley and his girlfriend Ella Stiles were devastated. But Grant, (25), had a secret reason to be stunned – he’d been planning to propose to 19-year-old Ella in

New editor ringing the changes

Richard Butt is settling into a new role at the Manchester Metro News after being appointed as the paper’s new editor. Richard, (35), officially took over the editorship two weeks ago, following the departure of John Jeffay, who has joined

Manx heroes sought by press

Many regional newspapers have launched their own search for the “greatest” in their own town, on the back of the BBC’s quest to find Great Britons. But when you live on a small island there might not be as much

Delectable Denise loves the Indi!

Just about the only thing that amused Olympic heptathlon champion Denise Lewis in Canada over the past few weeks was a copy of the Manx Independent in which local triathlete Graham Stigant admitted that she would be his first choice

Latest news from reporter's yacht challenge

Rob Peake is having a rough time of it in “the world’s toughest” yacht race. The reporter is part of the Isle of Man team for the second leg of the BT Global Challenge. The crew set sail from Boston,

Reporter makes waves in yacht challenge

Rob Peake is making waves at the Isle of Man Newspapers by taking part in a prestigious boat race. The junior reporter (pictured left) is jetting out to Boston, Massaschusetts, to link up with the crew of the ‘Isle of

Profits should be "top of the range" – Johnston

Johnston Press is predicting annual profits at the top of the range of current market estimates in its latest trading update. Advertising revenue has continued to grow, circulation of its weekly papers is up, and costs have been reined in

Weekly newspapers line up for annual industry awards

Journalists from weekly newspapers around the country are to gather in Warwickshire for the Weekly Newspaper Awards. The Forest of Arden Marriott hotel will host the Newspaper Society event on Thursday. The judges will reward both advertising and editorial successes

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