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Journalist leaves the newsroom to try an ‘udder’ career as a milkmaid

Job swap journos get a new perspective on office life

A new staff exchange scheme is under way at Northcliffe Newspapers to nurture the group’s rising stars. A trial of the system at daily and weekly papers in the group shows journalists how key activities are carried out in other

Herald comes in for Govt praise for community work

A Home Office minister has singled out the Tamworth Herald and constituency MP Brian Jenkins, for praise for trying to combat anti-social behaviour. Hazel Blears MP, who has special responsibility for anti-social behaviour, added that the Herald was right to

Hero's story leads to royal meeting for deputy editor

Tamworth Herald deputy editor Phil Shanahan has presented the Duke of Kent with a memento of the newspaper’s award-winning Enigma campaign. The pair met at Bletchley Park for the launch of an exhibition which tells the story of Bletchley’s second

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The Western Daily Press has scored a success for its use of photography, lifting the European Newspaper Award – a contest which rewards ideas and design.West Country Life, a Saturday supplement, was commended for the way it used its pictures.

Annual tribute for hero honoured by the Herald

The community of Tamworth is set to pay tribute to war hero Colin Grazier with an annual ‘Grazier Day’. The plans for the tribute follow a five-year campaign by the Tamworth Herald to honour the unsung heroes. An official memorial

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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

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A new memorial to World War II hero Colin Grazier has been erected in the Tamworth suburb of Two Gates – the final goal in the Tamworth Herald’s long-running campaign to honour the sailor who died during a mission to

Press gag for councillors planned

Newspapers in the Walsall area may soon be unable to speak to borough councillors without prior clearance from the local authority’s press office. Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council has drawn up the proposals, which would mean all statements made by its

Herald takes flack as gay sex storm rumbles on

An outspoken vicar’s opinion on whether a gay man could become bishop ignited fierce debate on the pages of the Tamworth Herald. The newspaper itself has also come under fire and has been accused of sensationalism, inaccurate reporting, and giving