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Editor installed at Yorkshire title

Mark Bradley has been appointed editor of the Wakefield Express. He was officially installed in the post on Monday, and had been acting editor at the Yorkshire title since Ed Asquith left to edit the Scarborough Evening News in June

New MDs at Johnston titles

New managing directors have been appointed at two of Johnston Press’s newspaper companies. Nick Mills is now managing director at the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group, and was previously managing director of Wilfred Edmunds Ltd. In his new role Nick will

New editor appointed at Scarborough title

Ed Asquith is to become the new editor of the Scarborough Evening News. Currently editorial director of the Yorkshire Weekly Newspaper Group, he will join the Scarborough title on June 30. He takes over from Paul Napier, who was appointed

Gay 'sex depot' splash rumpus is settled

The Morley Advertiser has escaped action from the Press Complaints Commission over a furore surrounding a story which led to the newspaper being stripped from the shelves by the publisher. Some readers were outraged at comments which ran alongside a

Paper responds to criticisms over gay mail-order splash

The Morley Advertiser has responded to the barrage of criticism it has received over an article it printed about a gay mail-order company. Last week thousands of copies of the Advertiser were stripped from the shelves after outrage at comments

Paper stripped from shelves after sex depot splash

Thousands of copies of the Morley Advertiser were stripped from the shelves this week after outrage at comments in the front page splash. The story told how a gay sex mail-order firm had been operating in an innocuous old woollen

Strike action set to hit after union vote

The Wakefield Express and its sister papers are set to suffer three days of industrial action over pay with National Union of Journalists members voting to strike on Wednesday and Thursday March 27 and 28, and on Tuesday April 2.

Anniversary plans for paper

The Wakefield Express is planning a number of special events to mark its 150th anniversary next month. Staff are busy producing special supplements to be included in the paper, such as an insight into how the paper is produced, a