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Editor denies 'confidentiality breach'

A newspaper editor is denying he broke a gentlemen’s agreement to bring an exclusive update on a running story to the people of Rugby. Rugby Observer editor Chris Smith is a member of the Town Centre Company, and sits in

Death of former journalism trainer

Peter Cooper, a well-known Midlands journalist who helped many journalists in the early stages of their careers, has died. He had been ill for some time with Parkinson’s Disease and died of a heart attack. He was 60. Born in

Editors to meet Warwickshire police

Warwickshire police plan to meet editors this month to discuss changes in their policy regarding the release of information about road accidents. Alan Kirby, editor of the Coventry Evening Telegraph, and Peter Aengenheister, editor of the Rugby Advertiser, are two

Editor urges readers to campaign

The editor of the Rugby Advertiser has asked the paper’s readers to make their opinions known on whether Rugby should have its own Primary Care Trust. The official decision on the matter will result in either Rugby having its own

Tributes to Advertiserman Len

Tributes have been made to a former deputy editor of the Rugby Advertiser who has died at a nursing home in Daventry. Len Archer, (68), retired in 1995. Before that he had worked at the Advertiser for most of his

New editor for Northants

The new editor at the Northants Evening Telegraph has promised his paper will play a real part in the community. Lee Bearton is joining the Telegraph from Bedfordshire Newspapers, where he was group editor, running the successful Luton and Dunstable

Rugby ride for Morocco trek

Reporter Daniel Bardsley is to embark on a Moroccan mountain trek in a bid to raise £2,000 for a local charity. The 26-year-old trainee journalist at the Rugby Advertiser wants to boost the Myton Hospice Appeal. And to get his

Resolved complaints

Resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC during October, November & December 2001 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,

Nominations revealed for Midlands event

Page 1 of 2 The nominations for this year’s Midlands Media Awards are: NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR The Sentinel/Sentinel Sunday Nottingham Evening Post Coventry Evening Telegraph Gloucestershire Echo North Shropshire Chronicle/Shrewsbury Chronicle Birmingham Evening Mail Sunday Mercury Express and Star

2001 Newspaper Awards

Here are the nominations for the 2001 Newspaper Awards in association with Production Journal and Fujifilm Graphic Systems. National Newspaper of the YearThe Stora Enso Premier Award for national daily newspapers. Financial TimesThe Daily TelegraphThe GuardianThe IndependentThe MirrorThe Times Regional