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Former editor comes out of retirement to join the Echo

Award-winning journalist Jim McTaggart has come out of retirement to join The Northern Echo part-time. The former Teesdale Mercury editor (pictured) has returned to Barnard Castle to write a weekly column reflecting the lives and views of people in the

Leak puts a dampener on Mercury celebrations

New era: the Teesdale Mercury as it was (above) and after its relaunch. A new era got off to a wet start at the 146-year-old Teesdale Mercury. One day, staff were celebrating after the paper had been produced electronically for

Councillors go nuts over Liar story

Columnist of the year subject of council chamber motion against outspoken views

Times of change

As the weekly Teesdale Mercury in County Durham celebrates its 150th anniversary, former editor Jim McTaggart, who edited the title throughout much of the 70s, 80s and 90s, recalls his time at the paper… My first glimpse of the Mercury’s

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

Chronicle crowned Newspaper of the Year for the fourth time

The Evening Chronicle in Newcastle is celebrating after being crowned Newspaper of the Year at the 24th Tom Cordner National Grid Transco North East Press Awards. The newspaper, edited by Paul Robertson, picked up the prize during a ceremony at

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,

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

Chronicle named 'North East Newspaper of the Year'

The Evening Chronicle in Newcastle has been named North East Newspaper of the Year at this year’s Tom Cordner North East Press Awards. The paper’s Steve Kennedy was North East Journalist of the Year, and Rob Kennedy Young Journalist of