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Western Morning News reporter Neil Young got a passenger’s eye view of rallying as he joined Subaru driver Steve Furzeland for a gentle spin in the Westcountry Regency Stages Rally.Afterwards he said: “I can see why people find rally car

New Year changes to Star news team

The Evening Star in Ipswich has seen in the New Year with a new look to its senior team. A trio of appointments has been made to strengthen the Archant title’s content-gathering operation. Acting deputy news editor Martin Davey is

Paper played pivotal role in murder hunt

The Evening Star in Ipswich has revealed how it played a pivotal role in capturing the killers of a local barmaid. In December 2000 38-year-old Janet Fleming was murdered during a robbery at the pub where she worked. In a

Publisher launches learning resource

Archant Suffolk has launched a new website designed as a learning resource for thousands of school pupils across Suffolk. Eduzone, produced by the publishers of the Evening Star, Ipswich, and the East Anglian Daily Times, is an interactive website aimed

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One of the longest-serving employees at Aberdeen Journals has signed off, taking his last shift in the press room 47 years after joining the firm.Paul Shand, (62), began as a 15-year-old newsroom ‘runner’, served an apprenticeship to become a process

Star man gets red card over Town revelation

The Ipswich Star was banned from a press conference – and had its reporter thrown out – because the paper had sourced Ipswich Town FC’s annual accounts before they were published by the club. The accounts were uncovered by the

Presses roll at Ipswich

The presses have started rolling on a new £1.5m press extension at the Evening Star, Ipswich. The facility was opened by the Mayor of Ipswich who also unveiled a gold plaque to mark the installation of the new unit. The

Two editors tell the Queen of papers' role

Evening Star editor Nigel Pickover and Eastern Daily Press editor Peter Franzen both met the Queen on her visit to East Suffolk and talked her through the production process of the newspapers. She watched early editions of the Evening Star

He knows the meaning of success… like Thunderball

More than £40,000 has been raised by the Evening Star, Ipswich, at its annual Press Ball. The gigantic fund raising effort – this year renamed Thunder Ball to reflect its special James Bond theme – raised double the amount that

Bond is back… in Ipswich

Bond is back! But this time as the theme for the annual Evening Star Press Ball on June 28, which will aim to change the lives of 20 children. Last year the Evening Star Press Ball proved to be a

Press arrives in East Anglia

Work is being carried out at the Ipswich Evening Star to prepare for the installation of 45 ton of new equipment, which will double the paper’s colour page printing capability. The press is expected to be completed by September in

Editor calls for Blunkett apology

Editor Nigel Pickover has called for David Blunkett to aplogise to the regional press. Here is his letter in full: Letter to Rt. Hon David Blunkett,Home Secretary,50, Queen Anne’s Gate,London,SW1H 9AT Dear Home Secretary, I am a British daily newspaper

Editor calls for Blunkett apology

The editor of the Evening Star, Ipswich, has called for David Blunkett to apologise to the regional press following comments he made earlier this week about media “insanity”. In an open letter to the Home Secretary, editor Nigel Pickover defends

Editors meet PM

A group of daily newspaper editors from newspaper group Archant have met Prime Minister Tony Blair. Editors Terry Hunt, from the East Anglian Daily Times; Nigel Pickover from the Evening Star, Ipswich; and David Bourn from the Evening News, Norwich,

Six murderers are walking free: Paper offers reward

Reward money is being stumped up by the Evening Star in a bid to find the killers of six local murder victims. The Ipswich paper said the killers were walking free – and could be anyone. The Evening Star wants