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Judo assignment brings journalist down to earth

When Cannock & Rugeley Mercury reporter Andrew Wragg got a call from former British judo champion Andrew Smith it didn’t take much persuading to agree to doing a feature on his judo club. But when Andrew arrived to join the

Curry capers as reporter tries "UK's hottest"

A fiery challenge was on the table for one Cannock and Rugeley Mercury reporter as he taste-tested a curry billed as the hottest in the country. In his three and a half years with the paper, Alex Keller, (24), had

Revamp for weekly results in dedicated news

A weekly newspaper is exploiting a potential 7,000-strong readership boost by taking in a neighbouring area. The Cannock Mercury has been renamed the Cannock & Rugeley Mercury and now has a readership of almost 45,000 across the Chase district of

Ellie goes under the needle for the sake of journalism

In the interests of investigative journalism, Rugeley Mercury reporter Ellie Piovesana has gone under the needle to find out more about acupuncture. To help her, she visited Tony Braines, a Kung Fu teacher, who turned to acupuncture after suffering problems

Weekly Newspaper Award winners announced

The Newbury Weekly News and Hunts Post took the top honours at the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards last night. The Newbury Weekly News was crowned Paid-for Weekly Newspaper of the Year, judges hailing it as “a supreme example of

Weekly newspapers line up for annual industry awards

Journalists from weekly newspapers around the country are to gather in Warwickshire for the Weekly Newspaper Awards. The Forest of Arden Marriott hotel will host the Newspaper Society event on Thursday. The judges will reward both advertising and editorial successes