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Marc Astley

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Express & Echo editor named

ormer news editor says it is an “honour” to be returning to take up editor’s chair

Post stands by its decision despite revenge attack

A newspaper says a revenge attack on the chief witness in a court case will not alter the way editorial decisions are made in the future. Derek Senior, (50), is still in hospital with serious injuries after being shot at

Downing was offered chance to work as Post photographer

Stephen Downing, the man whose conviction for murder was quashed after 27 years in prison, turned down a chance to work at the Nottingham Evening Post. Downing had an interview last year, soon after the appeal court victory which meant

Victims waive anonymity to tell Post of their abuse ordeal

Four victims of a predatory paedophile have waived their right to anonymity to tell the Nottingham Evening Post about their ordeals. The four women decided to tell their story to Rebecca Sherdley, the Evening Post’s legal affairs correspondent, after the

Midlands move for Marc

Marc Astley has been named as the new deputy editor of the Nottingham Evening Post. Currently assistant editor at the Hull Daily Mail, Marc (pictured) will join the Evening Post on September 30. He takes over from Jon Grubb, who

Mail links to Premier Club

An evening newspaper has become a key partner for a Yorkshire business, sport and leisure complex. The Premier Club business and social club at the £43.5m Kingston Communications Stadium – home to the Hull FC rugby league club and Hull

Mail loses High Court battle

The Hull Daily Mail has lost its High Court battle against an injunction preventing it from revealing details about an HIV health scare. The paper had applied to vary the injunction protecting the identity of a health worker at the

Paper's High Court battle begins

The Hull Daily Mail has begun its High Court battle to lift an injunction preventing it from revealing details about an HIV health scare terrifying families in Hull and the East Riding. Hundreds of patients have received letters advising them

News in brief

The Hull Daily Mail’s chosen charity of the year for 2001 is benefiting from the generosity of readers, after one of two minibuses was handed over to a county blind group.Assistant editor Marc Astley handed over the keys and said:

News in brief

A new men’s magazine Code hit the news stands this week with former West Briton leisure editor Nigel Pengelly at the helm.The project has created 10 jobs and editor Nigel describes the magazine as a publication for the “informed man

'Healthy rivalry' in Hull

New competition from an expanded BBC news service in Hull means the Hull Daily Mail is facing a “major challenge” to its product. A revamped Look North TV news, which will cover a half-hour slot instead of the current five-minute

Record year for talent contest

A talent competition run by the Hull Daily Mail has raised more than £6,500 for charity. The paper’s Talent Trail 2001 was the most successful to date. All the money raised during the event – £6,572 – will help pay

Student deal attracts local talent

The Hull Daily Mail has joined forces with a new university to offer three places on a journalism degree course with the guarantee of a trainee reporter position on graduation. The idea is to bring together expertise from the newspaper

Hull Daily Mail – by cable!

Readers of the Hull Daily Mail can now view the newspaper through their television. The city’s cable TV operator has teamed up with the paper for a new initiative On The Box. The service is believed to be the first