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Together we can boost sales

Teamwork between editorial, sales and promotions is the key to boosting regional newspaper sales. That will be one of the key messages at the Newspaper Society’s two-day annual newspaper sales conference which started in Manchester today. More than 300 delegates

Chronicle spreads the Sunshine

A campaign launched by the Newcastle Evening Chronicle to help disabled and disadvantaged children has proved so successful that it is being extended. The Sunshine Fund 2000 Campaign was launched last year, encouraging organisations to hold fund-raising activities and gain

Cheeky reader gets one over on Chronicle

A cheeky reader managed to get one over on the Newcastle Evening Chronicle with an entry into the paper’s daily poetry section. The feature has been a big hit with readers, but the paper was caught out when one decided

Cleared nursery nurses agree libel settlement with Chronicle

A libel action against the Newcastle Evening Chronicle has been settled out of court by two nursery nurses wrongly accused of child abuse in a council report.This is the full statement on the matter by Chronicle editor Paul Robertson. CHRISTOPHER

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Northern editor joins press watchdog group

Paul Horrocks, editor of the Manchester Evening News, is to become an editorial member of the Press Complaints Commission. He will take up his post on October 1 following the retirement of Alison Hastings, who until recently was editor of

Dalmatian sunshine date

An evening in the company of celebrities is on offer as part of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle’s push to raise money for its Sunshine Fund. Tickets for the North East premiere of 102 Dalmatians on December 7 are being offered

Paper's victory over slimming pills

Slimming pills branded a danger by the Newcastle Evening Chronicle have finally been banned. Ponderax and Adifax were taken off the market four years ago after a Chronicle probe revealed that doctors in the North East were giving the “life

Special school saved from closure thanks to Chronicle

The Newcastle Evening Chronicle has helped save a world-renowned school for deaf and disabled children from closure. Newcastle’s Northern Counties School for the Deaf came under threat following a decline in the number of pupils, and a Government policy of

Move to halt lawyers' cash grab praised by minister

The Newcastle Evening Chronicle has been praised by a Government minister for its campaign to stop lawyers claiming cash from former North East miners. DTI minister Nigel Griffiths was speaking in a special debate on the handling of coal health

Chronicle demands a halt to call centre closure plans

More than 20,000 people have joined the Newcastle Evening Chronicle’s fight to save a Tyneside call centre from the axe. Lloyds TSB recently announced plans to close the centre and move the work to India – resulting in the loss

Chronicle and partners are doing the business

What began as a business each day for a year campaign is now hoping to undergo a transformation into a two businesses-a-day success. And it’s all down to the impressive accomplishment of the Newcastle Evening Chronicle ‘business-a-day campaign’ reaching the

Paper's campaign for justice is praised in Parliament

A campaign calling for tougher penalties for killer drivers, spearheaded by the Newcastle Evening Chronicle, has been praised in Parliament. Wansbeck MP Denis Murphy staged a special 90-minute debate in the Commons in which he called for a new offence