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Northern Echo named North East Newspaper of the Year

The Northern Echo was named Newspaper of the Year in the Transco Tom Cordner North East Press Awards. The Darlington-based paper carried off a clutch of other awards in a ceremony attended by more than 340 people at Newcastle Civic

43 per cent pass rate for Autumn NCE

The National Certificate has been awarded to 103 candidates who sat the NCE earlier this year – a pass rate of 43 per cent. Just under half the 239 candidates entered for the exam have qualified as journalists after sitting

NCE photography success

Fourteen press photographers have passed their National Certificate Examinations. The latest candidates sat the exam on November 7, when there were 17 entrants. Two distinctions were awarded to Ben Birchall, of the Lincolnshire Echo, and Skye Brackpool, of the Evening

Death of photographer Eddie

Former news photographer Eddie Wood, who pictured the highs and lows of the Westcountry for nearly 40 years, has died. He was 78, and had been suffering from cancer. Eddie started his career in his native Tyneside in 1937 on

News in brief

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