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Post staff clean up their act

Staff at the Reading Evening Post are leading by example after they took to the streets to clear up their doorstep as part of a new clean-up campaign in the town. Reading Borough Council has unveiled its Your Reading strategy,

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

News in brief

Readers of the Llanelli Star have embarked on a letter writing campaign to save the town’s 24-hour accident and emergency service.Readers are signing ready-printed letters published in the paper after the paper ran five pages of news stories, opinions and

"Hand yourself in," pleads paper

An evening newspaper has appealed to a driver of a van, involved in a collision which killed a 23-year-old teacher, to hand himself in to police. The Reading Evening Post made the unusual plea after teacher Helen Clark was killed

Industry experts tour Evening Post

Printing experts from around Europe received a guided tour of the Reading Evening Post’s production facilities during an industry meeting in the town. Members of the Goss European Users Association visited the Evening Post to see the paper’s new press

Second break-in fails to halt FM launch

New radio station Reading 107fm has been targeted for the second time by burglars – this time just hours before its launch onto the airwaves. The music station, which is part-owned by the Reading Evening Post, went “live” this week.

Name change for Post's station

A radio station owned by the Reading Evening Post is to change its name before it launches this autumn. The station, which until now had been known as New City FM, will now be called Reading 107FM. The owners, a

Journalist's death accidental- inquest

An inquest into the death of a respected Yorkshire journalist has recorded a verdict of accidental death. Halifax Evening Courier business editor Arnold Woods, (55), was involved in a collision with a car while out cycling at the beginning of

Post link-up on radio news

The Reading Evening Post will work with the news and sports team at New City FM to provide a comprehensive local coverage. The paper is part of a business group which won the FM radio licence to cover the Berkshire

Berkshire nets holiday offer

A new Internet holiday service has been launched by Surrey and Berkshire Newspapers as an extension to the service offered in the Reading Evening Post. Readers are invited to browse through the holidays available and make online requests for brochures

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

Bid to identify drug-dealing pupil is blocked

A court order is preventing parents being warned about a young drug dealer who supplied cannabis to his classmates – despite magistrates branding it “worse than murder”. The Reading Evening Post had applied to West Berkshire Youth Court to be

News in brief

The Lincolnshire Echo is getting behind an appeal to send ten city children to meet Father Christmas on the trip of a lifetime to Lapland.The paper is helping with the fundraising and is also asking readers to nominate deserving youngsters.“We

Argus backs Helen

South Wales supporters of Big Brother housemate Helen Adams are campaigning to keep her in the house with the help of the Argus. Hairdresser Helen is facing eviction for the second time in seven weeks after being nominated by her

Advertiser House development

The former offices of the Surrey Advertiser have been sold, with planning permission for office development, for £2.85m. Advertiser House, Guildford, was home to the newspaper for almost 65 years before it moved to Stoke Mill, Woking Road in 1999.