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Yorkshire Post named North East Daily Newspaper of the Year

The Yorkshire Post was yesterday named Daily Newspaper of the Year in the BT North East Press and Broadcast Awards. The Wakefield Express won the Weekly Newspaper of the Year title in a ceremony at York racecourse. Below is the

New Sheffield presses set to roll in 2007

Presses are due to start rolling at a new newspaper printing plant in Sheffield in 2007. Johnston Press is investing £60m on a new facility being built on the site of the former Dinnington colliery in South Yorkshire. It will

New editor at the Star

Alan Powell has been named as the new editor of the Sheffield Star. Previously editor of the Star’s weekly sister paper, the Sheffield Telegraph, he was officially installed in the post this week after being acting editor since October. He

Pay deal reached at Sheffield Newspapers

National Union of Journalists members at Sheffield Newspapers have agreed a pay deal with company management. Journalists at the Sheffield Star, Sheffield Telegraph, Sheffield Weekly Gazette, Sheffield Journal and the website www.sheffieldtoday.net, all owned by Johnston Press, had voted in

Editorial trainer Eric Firth has died

A journalist whose career developed into editorial training has died aged 77. Eric Firth worked at the North West Evening Mail as training officer in the early 1980s, where he was also a sub editor and later chief sub. He

Footballers' farewell to Kevin

A minute’s silence was held before a Galloping Gweilos football team match in Hong Kong following the death of one of its players, former Sheffield Newspapers journalist Kevin Faure. He had played for the team for six years, moving to

New member needed

The Society of Editors is looking for a new board member to replace Neil Fowler, who will shortly complete his term on the board. Mr Fowler, editor of the Western Mail, will retire as immediate past president at the AGM