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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

City launch for new free weekly

A new free weekly newspaper will hit the streets of Coventry next week. The Coventry Observer is being launched by Observer Standard Newspapers Ltd, headed up by husband and wife team Chris and Pat Bullivant together with editorial director Beverley

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

New eco-Echo for Midlands

The team responsible for Britain’s first free newspaper 30 years ago has launched its latest – the Worcestershire Echo. But the new publication is no ordinary free paper – it’s the result of a partnership between the Observer Standard Group

Observer donor push records remarkable success

The Rugby Observer’s Sign Up to Save Lives campaign has proved a huge success in just four months, with 600 readers adding their names to the NHS organ donor register. The number of new potential donors was confirmed by UK

Roundabout campaign for accident blackspot

MP Andy King has backed the Rugby Observer campaign to have a roundabout built at a junction on the A45 known as a notorious accident blackspot. Laura Faulks, 23, was the third driver to die on the stretch of road