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Latest on RIM merger bids

Three newspaper groups have been sent “issues letters” by the Competition Commission as the next stage in the process to decide who could take over Regional Independent Media – the sixth largest regional publisher in the UK. This routine step

"Terrific response" in search for new Whitby editor

Interviews for a new editor of the Whitby Gazette are currently taking place. David Penman, editorial director of Johnston Press’s Yorkshire Regional Newspapers, said there had been “a terrific response” to advertisements for a successor to Phil Pledger. Applications had

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

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

Second scoop for Reading

Reporters at the Reading Evening Post are celebrating a second John Prescott scoop. On Friday the paper ran a Page One exclusive after the Deputy Prime Minister personally rang editor Andy Murrill to answer criticisms of his decisions on rail

Deputy PM writes exclusively for Reading

IT’S been a controversial seven days for rail safety. But in the war ofwords the first casualty, argues Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott, hasbeen the truth. Here he writes exclusively for Reading Evening Post readers. I’ve been accused of a

Prescott phones in an exclusive

Telephone calls from readers can lead to P1 exclusives – especially if that reader is the Deputy Prime Minister. Andy Murrill, Editor of the Reading Evening Post, answered his telephone to find John Prescott on the other end. The result

The bit we couldn't publish…?

You may have read our story about the former UK regional press snappers chasing pictures of Michael Jackson on his Neverland ranch. There’s more… but we couldn’t really leave it in the finished copy. Former Brighton Argus man David Buchan,

Graffiti costs could be slashed by new initiative

Graffiti that costs a town £100,000 a year to clean up could become a thing of the past thanks to a new campaign from the Reading Evening Post. The “name and shame” initiative is backed by Thames Valley Police, Reading