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Newsroom event tests students

Journalism students at Edge Hill College of Higher Education have been getting a taste of what life is really like in a busy newsroom. First year students on the BA (Hons) Journalism degree course in Ormskirk, Lancashire, took part in

New role for Butterfield

Former Lancashire Evening Telegraph editor Peter Butterfield has been appointed to the Calderstones NHS Trust. He was editor from 1985 to 2000 and has since worked as a lecturer in journalism at Edge Hill College in Ormskirk. He is also

Newsday whets the appetite for journalism

Pupils from Whalley Range High School in Manchester got a taste of newspaper life at an event in Lancashire. The students took part in a “newsday” at Edge Hill College of Higher Education in Ormskirk, designed to prepare them for

College role for former Lancs Evening Telegraph editor

Former Lancashire Evening Telegraph editor Peter Butterfield has taken on a new role at Edge Hill College of Higher Education. Peter retired from the East Lancashire-based daily paper on his 57th birthday in May last year. But he’s about to

New editor at Blackburn

The Lancashire Evening Telegraph has a new editor. Kevin Young took up his post yesterday at the Blackburn-based Newsquest title. He was formerly deputy editor of Newsquest’s Telegraph & Argus, Bradford, and succeeds Peter Butterfield at the Telegraph. Mr Butterfield

Long-serving editor bows out with faith in the future of newspapers

One of the longest editorships in the regional daily press ended yesterday when Peter Butterfield retired from the Lancashire Evening Telegraph. He had been in charge of the Blackburn-based Newsquest title for 15 years – a period he described as

Stars' tributes after journalist dies at 51

Big names from the world of sport were among mourners at the funeral of Lancashire Evening Telegraph deputy sports editor and chief sports writer Peter White. Blackburn Rovers manager Graeme Souness and former Aussie Test cricketer Peter Sleep joined other

Editor retires after 15 years

Home Secretary Jack Straw has paid a glowing tribute to Peter Butterfield, editor of the Lancashire Evening Telegraph, who has announced plans to retire at the end of May. Mr Butterfield, once of the longest-serving editors in the UK regional