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Six days of strikes planned

Journalists at Greater Manchester Weekly Newspapers (North) have announced six dates when they plan to strike against low pay. NUJ members were not satisfied with this year’s original pay offer of 1.7 per cent and they are the ones set

New sites to create a community link

Two new websites have been added to the Manchester Online network run by Guardian Media Group. and offer news and sport headlines with content being sourced daily from the newspapers. The sites also provide users with access to

Hannah's 'guiding light' is dead

The journalist who turned a reclusive farmer into a television star has died, aged 68. Barry Cockcroft spent 20 years as the guiding force behind Hannah Hauxwell, the women whose isolated lifestyle and home-spun philosophy captivated millions of television viewers.

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

Regional titles remain 'resilient'

Guardian Media Group has recorded pre-tax profits of £36.9m with its regional titles remaining resilient, according to its annual report. The group, which publishes more than 40 regional titles, including the Manchester Evening News, Manchester Metro News, Stockport Express and

HoldtheFrontPage in line for digital media gong

HoldtheFrontPage is among the nominees for this year’s Newspaper Society Digital Media Awards. Your favourite journalism website has once again made the shortlist for the prestigious event, which recognises the best digital media initiatives from the industry. We have been