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Paper shows its support with £20,000 sponsorship pledge

The Scunthorpe Telegraph has agreed a new three-year sponsorship deal with Scunthorpe United. The newspaper has been backing its local football club since 1995 with the sponsorship of the Telegraph Family Stand, and has now agreed a new £20,000-plus deal

Quarter of a century of service for Telegraph's Nigel

Production editor Nigel Fisher is celebrating a quarter of a century of service to Grimsby and Scunthorpe Newspapers as part of a journalistic career which has spanned more than 30 years. Nigel, (48), started his training at Richmond College in

Hospital mail delivered to newspaper office

The Royal Mail has come under fire after the Scunthorpe Telegraph received 31 letters on Monday intended for the town’s hospital and a local college. The paper has reported a number of cases recently where mail, sometimes of a highly

News in brief

The National Union of Journalists is about to launch a set of Ethical Guidelines and Working Practices for Journalists working in Public Relations and Information Services.NUJ members in public service PR have recently been experiencing problems, particularly in local government,

News in brief

The South Wales Evening Post won the right to name a teenager who murdered a 76-year-old woman after its reporter David O’Callaghan wrote a letter to Mr Justice Pitchford at Swansea Crown Court.The letter said the section 39 order which

News in brief

A Bedfordshire on Sunday investigation has revealed that a subsidised bus service aimed at disadvantaged communities is being abused by local business people as a way of commuting to the railway station and getting a lift to the pub.The paper

News in brief

Sixteen-year-old schoolgirl Liz Williams won a top prize in a national political journalism contest, after taking a few tips from Reading Evening Post editor Andy Murrill.She submitted her item to the Citizenship Foundation in the form of an Evening Post

Chief constable 'should not be sacked', says Mail

While many national newspapers are calling for the suspension of Humberside chief constable David Westwood, the Hull Daily Mail has given the police chief its full backing. The local newspaper is currently campaigning to keep the chief constable in his

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The Bath Chronicle is sending a dossier of features highlighting the trauma of domestic violence to local MPs after a week-long series of double-page pieces launched the Chronicle’s Enough is Enough campaign.The series began with a heartbreaking and powerful account

Regional press runners' marathon efforts

Regional newspaper journalists from around the country have been recovering this week after successfully completing the London Marathon. Jane Manning, Chris Oxley, Charles Elder, Jane Woodhead, Michael Jones and Alan Williams were among 32,000 participants who ran the tough 26.2

Jane prepares for 'once in a lifetime' race – again

Journalist Jane Manning is hoping to swap deadlines for the finish line as she prepares to run the London marathon later this year. Jane, who is deputy editor at the Scunthorpe Telegraph, is currently training for the gruelling long-distance event

Telegraph defends itself over 'scandalous reporting' claims

The Scunthorpe Telegraph has defended itself after being singled out for criticism over its coverage of the case of a child who was shaken to death. North Lincolnshire Council accused the newspaper of ‘scandalous’ reporting after it asked questions about

Media trio to face the public in lecture series

Two senior regional press journalists are to face the public at a university lecture tonight. Scunthorpe Telegraph editor Jon Grubb and Lincolnshire Echo assistant editor Richard Bowyer will be joined by the managing editor of Radio Lincolnshire, Charlie Partridge, for

Lincs paper has a makeover

The Scunthorpe Telegraph has been given a makeover as part of the launch of a series of new features and campaigns. It has unveiled a new look that includes a new masthead and new content. The weekly entertainment guide, Twentyfour

Journalist's parking ticket could change the rules

A regional press journalist could have opened the door for hundreds of motorists to claim back parking fines after he challenged a ticket issued for parking in a disabled bay. Scunthorpe Telegraph chief reporter Damien Brook, who was also a

Telegraph drumming up business

A local newspaper has helped create a hundred new businesses in a year. Business Challenge was launched early last year by the Scunthorpe Telegraph and the South Humber Business Advice Centre. Editor Jon Grubb said there could be “no better