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Island newspaper bought by former rival

The Hebridean newspaper, which recently stopped production after just nine months in operation, has been bought by its former rival, the Stornoway Gazette. The deal follows the closure of The Hebridean earlier this month, resulting in the loss of four

Islands' newspaper closes

A newspaper set up to serve the Western Isles of Scotland has closed after just nine months. A lack of advertising support and no assistance from public enterprise agencies, which could have helped the start-up, were blamed for the demise

Local ownership the key for new weekly venture

The Hebridean will be published for the first time tomorrow when a project to bring a second weekly newspaper to the Western Isles of Scotland becomes reality. Editor Peter Urpeth is working with local freelance journalists Iain Maciver and Eric

Scots papers snapped up by media firm

Three Scottish newspapers acquired by Johnston Press as part of its deal to buy Regional Independent Media earlier this year are being sold on. The Galloway Gazette, Carrick Gazette and Stornoway Gazette/West Coast Advertiser are to be transferred to Scottish

Government to decide on papers' sale

The Stornoway Gazette and West Coast Advertiser, the Galloway Gazette, Stranraer News and Carrick Gazette could be transferred from Regional Independent media to Gannett UK. The companies have applied to the Trade and Industry Secretary for transfer of the titles

RIM expands its Scottish portfolio

Regional Independent Media Scotland Ltd, part of the RIM Group, is to acquire The Galloway Gazette. The deal includes three paid for weeklies, the Galloway Gazette and Stranraer News, the Stornoway and West Coast Advertiser and the Carrick Gazette. Still

Resolved complaints

Resolved complaints dealt with by the Press Complaints Commission during October, November and December 2000 The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the