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Successful NCE candidates – Autumn 2004

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate. Click here to see the successful photographers. BOURNEMOUTH Kieran Fox Southern Daily Echo Angela Gallen Dorset Echo Lynn Jackson Daily Echo,

Regional press staff cover Soham trial

Just 53 press seats have been allocated to news organisations for the trial of Ian Huntley and Maxine Carr at the Old Bailey. They face charges relating to the deaths of Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman in what is expected

Retiring editor says goodbye

Martin Throssell, editor of the Great Yarmouth Mercury, has retired. He has spent more than 10 years at the helm of the Mercury, 36 years working for the Archant newspaper group, and 40 years in regional journalism. Martin began his

Death of former editor

Former newspaper editor John Berrill has died. He was 65. John, who was editor of the Haverhill Echo for 21 years, died in hospital following a short illness. He began his journalism career in 1953 at the Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph,

"Anyone can get news given to them on a plate"

Martin Throssell, editor of the Great Yarmouth Mercury, is leaving the paper after 10 years at the helm. Having spent 40 years in regional journalism he has decided to give up the busy world of newspapers and will leave the

New editors in Suffolk

Staff changes at the Bury Free Press have followed the departure of the last editor, Debbie Tweedie, to become deputy editor at the Cambridge Evening News. Her successor is Barry Peters, who began his career with Sharman Newspapers in 1983

Journal reporter wins cash for equine writing

A Newmarket Journal reporter has scooped the runner-up prize in an annual competition to celebrate equestrianism. Francesca Bardsley’s piece Fell in love with a horse won her £750 as runner-up in the Under 26 category of the Martin Wills Memorial