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Royle date for journalist-turned-folk singer

A former Derbyshire editor who quit the newsdesk to pursue his love of music is over-the-moon after winning two songwriting awards. John Tams was handed the gongs by Royle Family actress Sue Johnston at the BBC Folk Awards at the

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The Ripley and Heanor News has been celebrating the 20th anniversary of the organisation which brings the week’s local news to the blind and partially sighted. And it was one of the paper’s former editors who played a key part.