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Parking problems highlighted

A controversial car parking scheme has been given an overwhelming thumbs-down by the people of Scarborough. The Evening News gave residents the chance to have their say on new restrictions that have come into force. More than 4,100 readers cast

UK regional press campaigns

Fighting injustice and pulling in cash Regional newspapers across the UK are demonstrating their campaigning zeal on issues ranging from the state of playground swings to the allocation of Government cash. One of the most vigorous campaigns has been waged

Never a day off sick

Journalist Mick Jefferson, Scarborough born-and-bred, has notched up half a century working for the town’s Evening News. For 42 years he worked his way up from trainee reporter to acting editor – without even ONE day off sick. For the

'Excellent' result as Johnston profits hit £77.3m

A boost in advertising revenue growth has helped Johnston Press record half-year pre-tax profits of £77.3m – an increase of 16 per cent. The company’s focus on “managing an efficient business” is also being hailed a factor. The regional newspaper

Record profits for Johnston

Turnover and operating profit at Johnston Press both increased by more than 40 per cent last year, to £428.4m and £129.5m respectively, the group has announced. The figures were revealed in the preliminary results for the year ending December 31,

Half of all regional titles see sales increase

Half of all regional press titles saw sales increase between July and December last year, according to the latest ABC figures. And the number of weeklies showing circulation growth has increased for the fourth consecutive year. Figures also show that

Hat-trick for YEP

The Yorkshire Evening Post has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year for the third year in a row. The Leeds-based newspaper chalked up the hat-trick of wins at the annual Johnston Press awards, after winning praise from judges because

Top award for the News

The Scarborough Evening News has scooped the top award in the Oscars of the charity world with its New May Lodge Appeal. The appeal, which has raised £250,000 for a new resource and respite centre for children with learning disabilities,