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Former Journal chairman dies aged 81

A former chairman of the old North Devon Journal-Herald has died aged 81. Hugh Trebble, whose newspaper career spanned more than 47 years, died in his sleep after suffering failing health for several weeks. Mr Trebble was general manager of

South West awards shortlist

Three newspapers are in the running for the title of Regional Daily Newspaper of the Year in the BT West of England Press and Broadcast Awards. The Bristol Evening Post, the Western Daily Press and the Western Morning News make

West of England winners revealed

The Plymouth-based Western Morning News has won the coveted 1999 BT West of England Daily Newspaper of the Year category for the first time after being a runner-up three times in the previous four years. Barrie Williams, editor of the

Echo pioneers new 'media and the law' course

The Express & Echo in Exeter is pioneering a new training course to give reporters greater confidence in dealing with the police. With police contact forming a big part of the journalists’ workload, it was felt the training, run by

News in brief

Plus: Literary editor wins award for his own fiction writing – and more news in brief

Date my daughter!

Newsroom phones jammed after reader launches an appeal to find her daughter the man of her dreams