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Mega-victory in Micra fight

Tony Blair has paid tribute to two North East papers for their part in the fight to get Nissan to build the new Micra in Sunderland. The Prime Minister sent his personal congratulations to both the Sunderland Echo and the

Johnston profits up 51 per cent

Johnston Press made pre-tax profits of £66.7m in the first half of this year, and says it has made a “satisfactory” start to the second half. In its interim results for the six months to June 30, the regional newspaper

Still a celebration: Local Newspaper Week

More special features, events, competitions and reader offers have been highlighted by the Newspaper Society for Local Newspaper Week, which ran from May 5-11. Politicians, celebrities, community figures and businesses were interviewed – or wrote columns themselves – acknowledging the

Johnston presses ahead

Johnston Press is reporting that trading for the first five months of the year has been “encouraging” and ahead of the board’s expectations. Its latest trading update reveals like-for-like advertising revenues grew by two per cent in the first five

Profits should be "top of the range" – Johnston

Johnston Press is predicting annual profits at the top of the range of current market estimates in its latest trading update. Advertising revenue has continued to grow, circulation of its weekly papers is up, and costs have been reined in

Chronicle crowned Newspaper of the Year for the fourth time

The winners of the 24th Tom Cordner National Grid Transco North East Press Awards are: North East Newspaper of the Year Sponsor: North East Business and Innovation Centre Winner: Evening Chronicle, Newcastle Graeme Stanton Award – outstanding lifetime contribution to

North-East journalists line up for annual awards

More than 60 journalists at newspapers and magazines are in the line-up for prizes at the 24th Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. The judges’ shortlist of finalists includes outstanding work in news, sport and other specialist reporting, features,

Hat-trick for YEP

The Yorkshire Evening Post has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year for the third year in a row. The Leeds-based newspaper chalked up the hat-trick of wins at the annual Johnston Press awards, after winning praise from judges because

Gazette scoops six in North East Press Awards

The Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough, carried off the North East Newspaper of the Year title to complete a bumper evening at the Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. Here is the full roll of honour: North East Newspaper of the

Gazette scoops six in North East Press Awards

The Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough, carried off the North East Newspaper of the Year title to complete a bumper evening at the Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. The Gazette team took home five other trophies from the event, with

Talented North East news staff to compete for prizes

The best of the regional press in the North East is set to compete for a host of prizes at next month’s Tom Cordner Transco North East Press Awards. More than 60 journalists and publications have been shortlisted in a

Hospital worry leads to health award

A series of articles on the tragic deaths of patients at a Sunderland hospital has won a Sunderland Echo writer the runner-up spot at the MIND Journalist of the Year Awards. The awards, organised by mental health charity MIND, highlight

Northern Echo is named Newspaper of the Year

The Northern Echo is the new North East Newspaper of the Year – and its reporters received a series of individual trophies at this year’s Tom Cordner North East Press Awards ceremony. Commenting on the main award, judges from around