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Law change is ready to punish drivers who kill

Campaigning work by the Peterborough Evening Telegraph may be followed by a change in the law. The paper joined the protests after a man responsible for a road accident, in which Stuart Herd (33) died, walked away from court with

Blair backing for anti-yob fight

The Prime Minister has given his backing to the Peterborough Evening Telegraph’s fight to stamp out “yobbish” behaviour on city centre streets. The newspaper has been running its Shop the Yobs campaign since May, in a bid to get residents

High praise for Telegraph fight

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph has won Government praise for its fight to stamp out “yobbish” behaviour on city centre streets. Prompted by increasing concern over gangs of youths terrorising residents, the paper launched its Shop the Yobs campaign in May,

Public opinion keeps "yob" coverage on news agenda

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph is leading the fight to stamp out “yobbish” behaviour on city centre streets. The paper has launched a campaign encouraging readers to Shop the Yobs after increasing concern over gangs of youths terrorising residents. It is

Are you sitting comfortably?

Nurses are to stage a sponsored sit-in to boost the Peterborough Evening Telegraph’s Lifesaver Appeal. They are going to stay put for four hours in a bid to raise money for the appeal which helps kidney patients in the Peterborough

Appeal to save travel time from Peterborough

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph has launched an appeal to help raise the £174,000 needed for vital dialysis equipment at one its hospitals. The renal unit at Peterborough District Hospital has 40 people with kidney problems on dialysis three times a

Duke hears of Telegraph's work

The key role played by an evening paper to help raise £7.3m to save a historic cathedral has been praised by fund-raisers. The Duke of Gloucester heard of the work done by the Peterborough Evening Telegraph to help the city’s

Johnston performing 'better than expected'

The circulations of weekly newspapers owned by Johnston Press have continued to rise over the past six months, according to the publisher. The increase is in keeping with the trend of the past seven years, and there were also marked

Johnston Press signals intent as revenue and profits rise

Johnston Press has announced its results for the year, and signalled its intention to expand. The regional press publisher, which owns 241 local newspapers and runs 160 community websites, recorded a 15 per cent increase in turnover, which rose to

Increased profits for Johnston

Johnston Press has announced increased half year profits. In its interim results for the six months ending June 30 2002, the company announced pre-tax profits, before one-off costs, of £50.6m, an increase of 25 per cent compared with £40.4m for

Regional press embraces Newspaper Week

Regional newspapers all over the country removed some of the mystery surrounding the industry as they reached out to their readers for Local Newspaper Week. The event, run by the Newspaper Society, celebrates the work carried out by the industry

Regional press scores new success

A celebration of the newspaper industry is being hailed a record year for raising the profile of the regional press. Early figures from the Newspaper Society show that participation in Local Newspaper Week increased this year by more than 25

Name and shame debate continues

The debate over the News of the World’s campaign to name and shame paedophiles shows no sign of ending yet. Around the UK, regional and local papers are keeping the issue alive with fresh angles. At the Hartlepool Mail, journalist

Evening News triumphs at EDF Energy Media Awards

The Cambridge Evening News has won the title of Daily Newspaper of the Year at the EDF Energy East of England Media Awards today. The title also won the award for Community Campaign of the Year, for its work on