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"Perfect journalist" Diane says a fond farewell

Staff at the Rhyl Journal have said goodbye and good luck to deputy editor Diane Ashton, who has retired after almost 40 years in journalism. Diane, (56), spent 18 years at the Journal, working as chief reporter before being appointed

News in brief

Journalist and mental health campaigner John Hooper has died after a battle with cancer. He was 72.John was a correspondent for the Gloucester Citizen’s Grapevine column for more than 15 years and also worked as reporter in Canada. The Sheffield

Elwyn steps down after 48 years in journalism

Elwyn Edwards, deputy editor at the Rhyl Journal, has retired after 48 years in journalism. Edwards (right) began his career with the North Wales Pioneer back in 1955 and after a spell of National Service joined the North Wales Newspapers-owned

Free weekly shake-up for NWN camp

North Wales Newspapers is to revamp its editorial coastal operation involving three weekly free titles with a combined circulation of 114,000 copies. The editorial control and design of the North Wales Chronicle, North Wales Pioneer and Rhyl Journal will be

News staff recognised in North Wales awards

The Oswestry & Border Counties Advertizer has been judged best paid-for title in the North Wales Newspapers annual awards. The Advertizer beat off strong challenges from the Wrexham Evening Leader, Powys County Times and Denbighshire Free Press to scoop the

Leader leads the way at annual awards bash

The Wrexham Evening Leader picked up a number of prizes at the annual North Wales Newspapers Ltd awards – and also lifted the main honour at the ceremony. It won the company’s overall Newspaper of the Year award for the

Evening Leader hailed as "the complete product"

The Evening Leader was named Newspaper of the Year for 2003 at North Wales Newspapers first-ever awards dinner. Announcing the award, managing director Kevin McNulty said that judges described the Evening Leader, which has editions for Wrexham, Chester & Flintshire