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Weeklies continue to enjoy sales success

Weekly newspapers are continuing to enjoy rises in circulation, with more than half of all weekly titles increasing sales year on year, according to the latest ABC figures for the regional press. Figures released for the first six months of

Half of all regional titles see sales increase

Half of all regional press titles saw sales increase between July and December last year, according to the latest ABC figures. And the number of weeklies showing circulation growth has increased for the fourth consecutive year. Figures also show that

Echo is named regional newspaper of the year

The Lincolnshire Echo has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year, at the Newspaper Society’s Circulation, Editorial and Promotions Awards. The judges said it was “innovative on a quiet patch”, and its bold campaigning was praised for its intrepid efforts

Herald named Newspaper of the Year

The Herald in Glasgow has been named Newsquest Daily Newspaper of the Year. The judge praised it as “an assured thoroughbred” adding: “It’s twice the size, has twice the staff but is actually twice as good as its nearest rivals.

Editorial success saluted at Newsquest awards

The Argus, Brighton, has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year in the annual Newsquest editorial awards. Simon Bradshaw, editorof The Argus, receives theDaily Newspaperof the Year award from Paul Davidson, Newsquest’s chairman and chief executive The judge described the

Regional press in the running for top awards

Staff from the Bristol Evening Post, Bournemouth Daily Echo, Shields Gazette and Western Mail are among those in the running for a Newspaper Society award. The nominations are part of the Society’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards, which include several

Gazette named Regional Newspaper of the Year

The Blackpool Gazette has been named Regional Newspaper of the Year at the Newspaper Society’s annual Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards. The award was one of many handed out at the Birmingham Metropole Hotel, in a ceremony attended by 300

Gazette named Regional Newspaper of the Year

Editorial Awards Campaigning newspaper of the year – All daily and Sunday paid-for newspapers Winner: Bristol Evening Post, Save Our Streets Highly Commended: Western Daily Press, Lelaina Hovercraft Rescue Fund Commended: Nottingham Evening Post, A range of four campaigns. Lincolnshire

Holiday prize for travel writing

A South Wales Argus journalist has won a prestigious award for her travel writing. Well-travelled Sonia Sonia Wiltshire’s articles on Malaysia, published in the Argus holiday pages earlier this year, have earned her the title of Tourism Malaysia’s Regional Travel

Circulation triumphs are rewarded

The partying continued into the night as Newsquest celebrated success at the group’s 2001 Newspaper Sales, Letterbox and Distribution Awards. Chief executive Paul Davidson handed over the prizes in the ceremony at the Royal Court Hotel, Coventry. The evening was

Western Mail scoops Daily Newspaper title – again!

The Western Mail has scooped the Daily Newspaper of the Year title at the Welsh BT Media Awards for the fourth time in the competition’s history. It previously scooped the honour in 1992, 1999 and 2000. There was also a

Welsh nominations announced

The cream of the broadcasting world will be pitted against the very best of the print press in the Wales heat of the 2001 BT Media Awards, the nominations showed today. Among the nominees are staff from the South Wales

Regional Press Awards shortlist announced

Judging is now under way to select the winners of the Press Gazette’s Regional Press Awards 2001. ITN political editor John Sergeant will present the winners, whittled from an entry of more than 700, with their awards at the Hilton

Newspapers on the up

The South Wales Argus, Paisley Daily Express, York Evening Press and Irish News were the daily papers that scooped awards for their circulation growth at a gala awards ceremony hosted by The Newspaper Society. The top-selling regional and local newspapers