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New press is good news for readers

A new printing press at the North West Evening Mail is already proving to be good news for some of the paper’s readers, with the creation of up to 50 new jobs. Construction of a new hall to house the

Building work starts on new press hall

Building work has officially begun on a new press hall for the North West Evening Mail. The £5.5m project will occupy a new 10,000sq ft building near Cocken Lake on the Furness Business Park. At full speed the new press

Peer to take over at CN Group

Lord Inglewood is to become the new chairman of regional newspaper publisher CN Group Limited. He will succeed Joe Harris, (69), who has been chairman for the past 15 years. Lord Inglewood, who has said that he won’t stand for

News in brief

The Irish News is inviting readers to suggest the new emblem for the newly-named Police Service of Northern Ireland.It ran the feature after being approached by the policing board to help out and members of a police working committee will

New printing press for Evening Mail

The North West Evening Mail is to get a new £5m printing press and press hall. The new press will replace the paper’s current facility, parts of which are 30 years old. The project has been supported by Furness Newspaper’s

Court challenge succeeds with new editors' guide

New guidelines on reporting restrictions in magistrates courts gave the basis for a successful challenge of an order to ban naming a baby in a cruelty case. North West Evening Mail reporter Suzanne Murphy was in court to challenge an

Tecs' praise for Evening Mail

The North West Evening Mail has come in for praise from detectives for helping track a teenage thug who carried out a terrifying racist attack. Dozens of people rang in after the paper ran an appeal to catch a teenager

New appointment in Carlisle

A new finance director has been appointed to CN Group, the company that runs the Carlisle News & Star. Andrew Swanston is finance director at a Cockermouth brewer and pub company and is likely to join CN in Carlisle early

Big-hearted readers stump up the cash in Cumbria

A charity fund has received a huge boost thanks to a successful fun day organised by the North West Evening Mail. Mail readers have already helped raise more than £30,000 for the paper’s Heartsaver Appeal during the last few months.

News In Brief – from around the regions

FULL-TIME FOR PUPILS: Lunch was being served with a football theme today for pupils in Cambridgeshire schools. Twenty four hours before Chelsea were due to face Aston Villa in the FA Cup, the youngsters were tucking into turkey footballers, mini

MEN bids for seven titles

The Manchester Evening News dominates the shortlist for this year’s BT North West Press and Broadcast Awards. The paper is up against the Liverpol Echo and the Carlisle News & Star in the North West Daily Newspaper of the Year

Website is Jennifer's baby

Jennifer Burt – as a baby! Former Leicester Mercury health correspondent Jennifer Burt is helping to bring advice and reassurance to mums across the UK – with the help of the regional press. In November last year, Jennifer left the

Sales figures show winners and losers

MORE than 50 regional daily newspapers lost sales in the second half of 1999, new figures show. But the message from the Newspaper Society was upbeat after data for 1,224 daily and weekly titles was published on the same day

More help for Mozambique

More regional daily papers have joined forces with aid agencies in the UK and abroad in a bid to relieve the suffering in flood-ravaged Mozambique. Many titles have devoted several pages to covering the efforts of their readers to raise

Bid to hide thug's identity dropped

Solicitors acting for a 17-year-old boy abandoned their battle to make his identity secret, when the judge revealed that he agreed with the North West Evening Mail – that the youth should be named. The teenager, Daniel Green, of Hartington