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The Newspaper Press Fund will receive more than £3,000 as a result of the ‘This Is Bristol Spectacular’ starring The Foundations and Berni Flint. An equal amount will also go to the Lord Mayor of Bristol’s Christmas Appeal for Children

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Newcastle Evening Chronicle’s Chron’ll Fix It!, in association with Barclays, is back this autumn with £50,000 to give away to local community groups.For a six-week period, readers will be able to collect tokens for their chosen project. At the end

Six months for man who targeted deputy editor

A man who inundated the Bristol Evening Post with abusive and racist telephone calls has been sentenced to six months in prison. Gordon Maddocks, (44), of Broom Hill, admitted racially aggravated harassment after leaving 28 messages for Post deputy editor

Haunting memory of rape that lingers through the years

The Bristol Evening Post has run a series of powerful stories to highlight the fact that less than eight per cent of rape allegations result in convictions.Deputy Editor Stan Szecowka has personal experience of the issue and wrote for the

High-profile deputy editor targeted by racist phone calls

A high-profile journalist labelled “the face of the Evening Post” was inundated with racist phone calls at work, a court has heard. Stan Szecowka, deputy editor of the Bristol Evening Post, had returned from leave to find 24 “abusive and

Classic tale serialisation will "get people reading"

The Bristol Evening Post is serialising Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic novel Treasure Island in a bid to get more people reading. As part of The Great Reading Adventure the Evening Post will serialise the entire book in the paper over

Whose pants would you rather see – Linford's or Stan's?

Question: What does the deputy editor of the Bristol Evening Post have in common with Linford Christie, Gareth Gates and Sean Bean? Not much you might think, but, like his more well-known counterparts, people are trying to get their hands

Sceptical Stan's healing experience

Despite being more than a little sceptical, Bristol Evening Post deputy editor Stan Szecowka decided to take up an invitation to visit a healer – with some interesting reults… One of the joys of being a journalist is that you

Waite guests at Post event

Book lovers crammed in the Jury’s Hotel in Bristol to meet writer and humanitarian Terry Waite and bestselling novelist Faith Bleasdale. Some 130 people were at the fourth Bristol Evening Post Literary Lunch. Terry spoke of his experiences as a

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The Bristol Evening Post’s deputy editor put his best foot forward to raise money to fund research into a cure for juvenile diabetes.Stan Szecowka is the chairman of the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes 2002 and joined almost 1,000 others

Cartoonist Matt's regional press roots

Newspaper cartoonist Matt Buck has become a recognised artist across the country with his contributions to leading national papers. He talked to Holdthefrontpage about his rise from starting out drawing in the regional press. Matt Buck began his career in

Man accused of making racist telephone calls

A man has appeared in court charged with making racist telephone calls to the deputy editor of the Bristol Evening Post. Gordon Maddocks, (43), from Broomfield in Bristol, is charged with making 27 phone calls to Stan Szecowka’s office between

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The Appeal of Stan the Man is spreading far beyond the circulation area of the Bristol Evening Post, where deputy editor Stan Szecowka pens his weekly column and sits by a hotline for people to ring him with their views.According