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Editor's apology for careeru-turn decision

Editor Neil Speight has done a u-turn on his plans to return to his roots and take up a new job in Yorkshire. It means he’ll be staying in his role as editor of the Thurrock Gazette, instead of taking

Evening paper's new edition for core area

The Evening Echo in Essex has launched a new edition. From this week, the paper is producing an extra edition in Southend to add to the existing three editions for Basildon, Castle Point and Southend. A fourth edition was scrapped

Fridge mountain tackled by the Echo

The Evening Echo in south Essex has drawn up a campaign to tackle the scourge of rubbish dumped on our streets. Clean up our County was launched by editor Martin McNeill in response to reader complaints of litter-strewn pavements, dumped

Earlier editions and local news the key to adding circulation

New sections, more pages and a better all-round product helped the Express & Echo boost its sales to top the table of fastest-growing paid-for evening regionals in the latest ABC figures. But a new edition structure may have been the