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Former journalist to put skills to good use in new venture

Former regional press journalist Steve Caddy has launched his own media relations agency in Sheffield. Steve (pictured) worked in newspapers for more than 20 years before moving into PR, and is hoping his journalism background can help make his new

Industry top brass keep champagne date with Duke

Newspaper executives joined past and present staff from the Derbyshire Times to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the paper at a gala celebration at Chatsworth House. Almost 170 guests were invited to the black tie event, hosted by the Duke

Job plea from union

The National Union of Journalists has taken up the case of a sub-editor who was made redundant from the Rotherham Advertiser. Editor Doug Melloy said Mark Lindsey’s role and responsibilities were no longer needed at the Advertiser. Mark was previously

Rotherham journalists consider new pay deal

National Union of Journalists members at the Rotherham Advertiser are considering a new pay deal put forward by the paper’s management. Members at the paper held a six-day strike at the end of August in protest of a 2.3 per

Talks begin over pay dispute

A 14-day strike by National Union of Journalists members at the Rotherham Advertiser was called off at the 11th hour after both sides agreed to talks. Members had been due to begin their second protest over pay on Wednesday. But

Weekly faces 14-day stoppage over pay

Journalists at the Rotherham Advertiser are preparing to strike in a 14-day protest over pay. National Union of Journalists members at the paper returned to work following a six-day protest over pay last week but are due to walk out

"Best paid weekly journalists" set to strike

Journalists at the Rotherham Advertiser are due to begin strike action on Saturday in a protest over pay. National Union of Journalists members at the paper will stay away from work from Saturday August 24 to Thursday August 29 as

Advertiser staff plan six-day strike

NUJ members at the Rotherham Advertiser are to strike over pay from Saturday August 24 to Thursday August 29. The chapel has called a solidarity demonstration for noon on the Saturday outside the family-owned company’s building on Fitzwilliam Road in

Strike ballots at more papers

Journalists could go on strike at Wales’s biggest newspaper in a bid to win union recognition for the National Union of Journalists. Union members are balloting after three years of failed efforts to agree a recognition deal with management at

Editors change places

Two South Yorkshire editors have swapped jobs. Martin Edmunds has been appointed editor of the Doncaster Advertiser, replacing Linda Waslidge, who has taken over from him at the Mexborough-based South Yorkshire Times. Both titles are owned by Johnston Press’s South

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC

The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are either settled to the express satisfaction of the

Gazette named best in the North West

Page 1 of 2 The Blackpool Gazette has been chosen as this year’s top daily newspaper at the annual BNFL-sponsored North West Newspaper Awards. The Gazette fought off tough competition from last year’s winner, the News & Star, Carlisle, and