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Weekly goes into voluntary liquidation

The East Riding Gazette has gone into voluntary liquidation with debts of £580,000. The newspaper ceased publication in January, two years after its launch, and Mark Loftus and Stephen Ellis of accountants PriceWaterhouseCoopers have now been appointed joint liquidators. As

Gazette closes after two years

The East Riding Gazette has ceased publication after just two years. Its affairs are now being dealt with by PricewaterhouseCoopers. Editor Charles Graves declined to comment on why the paper was no longer being published, but said he left the

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

Editor Speight set to return to his Yorkshire roots

Regional editor Neil Speight has revealed plans to leave the newspaper industry later this year, to embark on a new career in public relations. Currently editor of the Thurrock Gazette, Neil, (46), is an experienced journalist who has worked in

Gazette welcomes new editor

The Thurrock Gazette is welcoming a new editor this week, with the appointment of Neil Speight. Previously the launch editor of the East Riding Gazette, Neil joined the Essex-based newspaper on Monday and, after a brief hand-over period, will succeed

Former workmates run rival free sheets

Two former workmates are pitting their journalism expertise against each in a rivalry brewing between two Yorkshire newspapers. As Neil Speight is preparing to launch the East Riding Gazette, his former colleague Alex Leys is completing a revamp of the