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ABC figures to be compiled for online editions

Publishers will soon be able to report their digital editions on ABC print certificates under new rules agreed by the ABC Council. The rules, which come into effect from July, mean that the digital editions can be reported on the

Search is on for a new editor

LSN Media is searching for a new editor to head up one of its regional titles, following the departure of Aylia Fox. Aylia had edited Luton on Sunday for two-and-a-half years, and was also responsible for Dunstable on Sunday. She

News in brief

The Newspaper Society’s annual lunch is due to take place on Tuesday May 4 at The Savoy Hotel in London.All newspaper society members have been invited to the event, at which former director general of the BBC Greg Dyke was

Paper sends Santa early as family "wins Christmas"

The Argus in Brighton has made a family’s Christmas wish come true – by sending Santa Claus to tell them the paper would be funding their entire Christmas. The Win a Christmas prize ranged from presents and food to toys

Good contacts the secret for "bodies" scoop

Page 1 of 2 The “bodies on the floor” exclusive from Bedford is being hailed as a triumph for good local journalism. Bedfordshire on Sunday editor Steve Lowe puts the success of the story down to the paper’s rapport with

Bodies tampered with -but "not by press"

A coroner has found that a hospital worker allowed a journalist access to a hospital chapel of rest, then uncovered the face of a body to allow photographs to be taken. The investigation was launched after shocking pictures were published

Top honour for Yorkshire Post writer

A Yorkshire Post writer has scooped a top prize at this year’s Wella Hair Journalism Awards. Stephanie Smith was chosen as the winner of the Best Regional Article category for the second year running. She collected her award during a

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

Regionals scoop top industry awards

Regional newspapers were among the winners at this year’s Association of Circulation Executives Press Awards announced in London. The awards recognise the work of circulation and distribution staff within the newspaper and magazine industry, and there were two categories specifically

Weekly newspapers honoured

Page 2 of 2 The winners of the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2001 have been announced: Best paid-for weekly newspaper in the South East including LondonSouth London Press Best free weekly newspaper in the South East including London Milton

Weekly Newspaper Awards – nominations announced

Page 1 of 2 The nominations for the Newspaper Society’s Weekly Newspaper Awards 2001 have been announced. The competition, open to all paid-for and free weekly newspapers in the UK in current membership of Newspaper Society marketing, is designed to

Regional press award winners celebrate

Staff at the weekly Cumberland News were celebrating after their paper was named regional newspaper of the year at the Press Gazette awards for its “outstanding” coverage of foot-and-mouth disease. The other winners, listed below, were whittled from an entry

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