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Visiter apologises to major's widow

Southport weekly wrongly said she’d remarried, plus other resolved cases from the PCC

Charity ball to be held in memory of former editor

A former editor of the Southport Visiter is set to be remembered at a memorial ball which is being held in her honour. Sue Price, who was better known to many as Sue Kenyon, died three years ago after a

Former Southport Visiter editor dies

Sue Price, former editor of the Southport Visiter and Maghull Times, has died aged 53. Better known as Sue Kenyon, she had battled bravely against cancer but died at Queenscourt Hospice. She began her career in the mid-1960s as a

Vietnam is calling for Dan

A news editor in the North West is planning a trip to South East Asia to raise money for people with mental health problems. Dan Grice, who works for the Southport Visiter, is taking part in a 460km sponsored bike

NCTJ gives backing to college degree course

A Lancashire college has won an industry seal of approval for its new BA Journalism degree course. The course, at Edge Hill College of Higher Education in Ormskirk, near Liverpool, is due to start in September 2001 and has received

Tributes to John Woods

Tributes have been paid to Southport and Formby journalist John Woods, who has died at the age 54. Mr Woods, who was schools editor for the Southport Visiter and Mediamix, had suffered a short illness. He worked for the Mediamix

Sponsor a plank in time for Ticklemas Day

Veteran comedian Ken Dodd has joined forces with the Southport Visiter to raise money for the restoration of Southport Pier. The ‘tattifilarious’ funnyman helped the newspaper launch an appeal which involves readers ‘buying’ a plank for the brand new pier.