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They think it's Pickover – it is now!

A triumphant Nigel Pickover starts his celebration run after seeing the ball hit the back of the net Ipswich Evening Star editor Nigel Pickover has achieved his schoolboy dream – he stuck the ball in the back of the net

Crisis bites in the regions

The chaos brought about by the fuel crisis is hitting the regional press hard. Many papers around the country have been forced to reduce the number of issues they produce, casual sales are being hit, and staff are beginning to

Star coverage for Premiership new boys

The Evening Star has struck a deal with British Gas to provide its best-ever coverage for Premiership newcomers Ipswich Town. The paper is promising unrivalled coverage and told its readers that no other newspaper in the country will follow its

Tabloid stars with broadsheet treatment as town celebrates

The evening paper in Ipswich proved that it’s in a league of its own as the town’s football club celebrated promotion to the Premiership. The Evening Star had its own team at Wembley for Monday’s First Division play-off final and

Press Ball aims to raise £25,000

Evening Star editor Nigel Pickover admits he’s taking a £10,000 gamble with this year’s Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball. The paper aims to raise £25,000 for disabled children through the fourth annual Press Ball. With all tickets sold, Mr Pickover

Love bug strikes newspaper offices

A computer virus, which paralysed computer networks across the world, provided copy for the regional press – but few real problems. Warnings about the “ILOVEYOU” virus were sent to newsrooms by many of their own IT departments soon after work

Paper takes itself to PCC in storm over rapist

The Ipswich Evening Star has taken the unusual step of referring itself to the Press Complaints Commission. The move follows what it claims have been threats by Essex Probation Service to take the paper to the PCC over its coverage

BT awards shortlist unveiled

IT’S down to two – Metro London and the Ipswich Evening Star – in the battle to be named London and Northern Home Counties Daily Newspaper of the Year. Shortlisted entrants in the annual BT Press and Broadcast Awards were

Star court victory – but fightis no easier

A court order challenged by the Ipswich Evening Star has allowed identification of a teenager who punched a middle-aged man in the street. The court victory for the Star is one of a series around the country – but persuading

Star unmasks "menace"

The Ipswich Evening Star has named and shamed a teenage hooligan on its front-page, after he carried out a reign of terror against shop staff and customers. The 14-year-old boy, who appeared before a youth court – which automatically bans

Press watchdog chairman on fact-finding mission to Archant HQ

Editors and executives from the Archant publishing group met Press Complaints Commission chairman Sir Christopher Meyer when he visited the company’s Norwich headquarters on a fact-finding mission. Sir Christopher spoke to editors about various ethical aspects of theCommission’s code of

Eight drink-drivers named by Evening Star

The annual “Name and Shame” campaign in the Evening Star is scoring a number of successes – and showing readers who the local drink-drivers are. News about the conviction of eight motorists has already appeared in the Ipswich paper –

Evening Star unveils lasting tribute to murdered schoolgirl

An appeal by the Evening Star in Ipswich has helped create a lasting memorial to schoolgirl Vicky Hall, who was abducted and murdered in 1999. The Archant-owned paper joined forces with Vicky’s family to raise £100,000 which, together with a