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Having a ball with the Star

A magical Press Ball thrown by the Evening Star has raised an impressive £33,000 for a Suffolk children’s charity. That means the latest appeal has smashed its target by £13,000. The editor toasts the evening’s successPicture: Evening Star And in

Free Press claims victory in hospital parking dispute

Hospital bosses have been forced to back down on a bid to bring in unpopular car parking charges after a year-long campaign by the Fife Free Press. The paper was backed by overwhelming public support in opposition to the plans,

Unwelcome souvenir hunters are condemned

War heroes fighting to protect the watery graves of their fallen colleagues have received the backing of the Western Daily Press. The Second World War veterans are furious that the wrecks of two ships off the coast of Malaysia have

Could future press watchdog award compensation?

An independent press watchdog group has added its voice to the debate on privacy and media intrusion. The PressWise Trust is dedicated to protecting the public from media misbehaviour – but is demanding privacy protection that is available to everyone

Weekly Newspaper Award winners announced

The Newbury Weekly News and Hunts Post took the top honours at the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards last night. The Newbury Weekly News was crowned Paid-for Weekly Newspaper of the Year, judges hailing it as “a supreme example of

Weekly newspapers line up for annual industry awards

Journalists from weekly newspapers around the country are to gather in Warwickshire for the Weekly Newspaper Awards. The Forest of Arden Marriott hotel will host the Newspaper Society event on Thursday. The judges will reward both advertising and editorial successes

Editor Alan named Journalist of the Year

Alan Hendry, editor of the Caithness Courier and John o’Groat Journal, has been named Journalist of the Year for the Highlands and Islands. Alan received his award from the Rt Hon George Reid, MSP, presiding officer of the Scottish Parliament.

Echo scoops awards hat-trick

The South Wales Echo has scooped a hat-trick of top prizes at this year’s Trinity Mirror regional editorial awards. Editor Alistair Milburn collected trophies for Daily/Sunday Newspaper of the Year and best news pages indaily/Sunday titles, during a ceremony to

Helen is Highlands Journalist of the Year

Highland News reporter Helen Bushnell has been named Highlands and Islands Journalist of the Year. The 25-year-old collected her award from Deputy First Minister Jim Wallace at the Highlands and Islands Press Ball at the Newton Hotel in Nairn. Helen,