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Web-based photo sales boost

Dipinto – which now provides a photo sales service for more than 50 newspaper titles across the UK – is to upgrade its ordering system. It is introducing a new web-based system to allow newspapers even more flexibility. The new

Quick-thinking snapper saves jockey from injury

A Shropshire Star photographer has told how his quick thinking helped save a horse and jockey from injury. David Bailey was out on an assignment at Bangor-on-Dee Races when champion jockey Tony McCoy and his horse, Isard III, fell heavily

MPs honour veteran press photographer

MPs have paid tribute in Parliament to a regional press photographer who plans to retire next month. Dan Arden has been a photographer for more than 60 years, working for the Wellington Journal, Shropshire Star, and Newport and Market Drayton

Sarah shows off her shots

A Shropshire Star photographer will open an exhibition of her work next month, showing images she took during the first anniversary of the September 11 attacks. Photographer Sarah Jeynes travelled to New York last year with the paper’s women’s editor,

MBE for veteran photographer

A veteran Shropshire photographer has been awarded an MBE for his services to the community. Dan Arden, who lives in Edgmond, near Newport, has worked as a freelance and staff press photographer for 64 years. The 83-year-old joined the Shropshire

Star picture collection available online

A photo archive is offering more than 100,000 photos for sale through the Internet. The initiative, from the Shropshire Star, has proved a hit since it went live in June. The aim of shropshirestarpix.com was to make most of the

High sales for flooding record

A photographic record of the floods in the Shrewsbury area before Christmas has proved so popular it has almost sold out. The Great Millennium Floods, published by the Shropshire Star, is an 84-page account of what happened and how people

Jury announced for Picture Editors' Awards 2000

The jury for the Picture Editors’ Awards 2000 has been announced. It includes picture editors drawn from regional, national and Sunday titles. Entries for the Awards close at noon on Monday, January 15. The AwardsCeremony will be held in the

News in brief

Study set out to show trends – plus: pensions deadline moves, and more news in brief

Regional press news in brief

Naomi Bunting is remembered. Plus: Times man nominated at cartoon Oscars – and more news in brief

Political journalists quiz Home Secretary at Conference lunch

Home Secretary John Reid was the guest speaker at a Newspaper Conference lunch at the House of Commons. The lunch was hosted by John Hipwood, the newly-elected chairman of the Conference which comprises London editors and political correspondents of newspapers