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Devon titles get online

Readers of the Sidmouth Herald, Midweek Herald, Exmouth Herald and the Exmouth Journal can now check out the latest editions of the papers online following the launch of four new websites by publisher Archant. The move means that all of

Tributes paid as editor loses battle with cancer

Weekly newspaper editor Andre Gibbons has died after a battle with cancer. The 55-year-old was editor of the Midweek Herald, a free newspaper in East Devon. He became editor of the paper in 2003, after spending a year as sub-editor

Emma is editor at 24

Emma Silverthorne has been named as the new editor of the Sidmouth Herald. The 24-year-old will be one of the youngest people to take on the role and the first woman editor in the paper’s 153-year history. She will succeed

1,000-up for Herald

The Midweek Herald has celebrated publishing its 1,000th edition. The east Devon free sheet was set up in 1982 and was the Sidmouth area’s first free newspaper. It is well-known for its campaigning editorial, recently highlighted by coverage of plans

Devon titles merge

Two newspapers in the south-west have merged to meet prevailing trading conditions. The East Devon and Exmouth Admag, which already incorporates East Devon News, is now included within the Midweek Herald. Publishing company CML is merging titles in Exeter and

Hip op dog tale

Readers of the Midweek Herald free sheet in Devon were so touched by the sad story of a dog in need of a hip replacement op that they sent in £1,000 as soon as the paper hit the streets. The