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Former Lincolnshire reporter Peter Hopper recalls the day the Skegness News sent him out to interview film star Richard Todd – but faced a two-mile walk to retrieve his bicycle after getting a lift with the actor from a remote

Former regionals man delves into Suffolk's farming past

A former East Anglian Daily Times agricultural editor has had a book published about historic farming estates in Suffolk. Peter Hopper, who held the position at the EADT for 27 years, based his book Suffolk’s Historic Farms on parts of

Advertiser print division up for sale

The Newark Advertiser looks set to sell its printing division to local rival Mortons Print, of Horncastle, Lincs. The company said it was in negotiation to sell the print division as a going concern. And it is expected the transaction

Becky's Burning Questions

Page 1 of 2 Seasoned hack Nigel West, (42), has worked in journalism for the past 24 years, starting out at the Boston Standard.In 1982 he started his own business, East Coast News Service, and during the 1980s he edited

Magazine focus after newspapers sale

Morton’s of Horncastle has confirmed the way forward for the company will be in magazines, following the sale of its newspaper division to Johnston Press. A statement from the company, following the sale of Lincolnshire Independent Newspapers, said the newspapers

Johnston snaps up Lincolnshire titles

Johnston Press has increased its portfolio in the East Midlands with the purchase of four weekly titles from Mortons Media. The titles include the Horncastle News series, the Louth Leader series, the Skegness News and the Market Rasen Mail. All

Big changes for Lincolnshire weeklies

The face of weekly newspapers in Lincolnshire is changing, with the launch of a new free weekly newspaper. Welland Valley Newspapers, part of Johnston Press, has launched the Citizen, which will be distributed in Louth, Skegness, Boston and Sleaford to

French lessons at the News

A reporter’s french connection proved to be very lucky for a Skegness woman. Embroidery enthusiast Joyce Stocks went to the offices of the Skegness News hoping staff there could help her solve a frustrating problem. She had bought a tapestry

Sale gets DTI approval

Department of Trade and Industry officials have approved the transfer from Mortons Media Ltd to Johnston Press plc of five local newspaper titles and their related assets. The formal transfer took place yesterday. The titles include the Horncastle News (including

Golly! What a strange request!

The Skegness News has asked readers to come up with a device to protect the UK’s oldest living horse. Goliath the shire horse is one of the main attractions at the Northcote Heavy Horse Centre but is prone to heavy

Jim's look at Skegness

A former editor of the Skegness News has had a book published about the famous seaside town. Jim Wright, who has already written books about nearby Wainfleet and Friskney, looks at the history and appeal of Skegness in the book