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College nets four out of five NCE awards

Success by trainee journalists from Darlington College in a recent round of industry exams has brought four of the top five awards to the north-east. The students scored well in the October 2001 results of the National Council for Training

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Editor's apology for careeru-turn decision

Editor Neil Speight has done a u-turn on his plans to return to his roots and take up a new job in Yorkshire. It means he’ll be staying in his role as editor of the Thurrock Gazette, instead of taking

Editor Speight set to return to his Yorkshire roots

Regional editor Neil Speight has revealed plans to leave the newspaper industry later this year, to embark on a new career in public relations. Currently editor of the Thurrock Gazette, Neil, (46), is an experienced journalist who has worked in

Gazette welcomes new editor

The Thurrock Gazette is welcoming a new editor this week, with the appointment of Neil Speight. Previously the launch editor of the East Riding Gazette, Neil joined the Essex-based newspaper on Monday and, after a brief hand-over period, will succeed

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The Argus is asking readers to send in their ideas for which famous citizens of Brighton and Hove should be immortalised in the town’s own Walk of Fame.The Hollywood-style attraction, brainchild of the man who discovered Leo Sayer, will be

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

Echo crime reporter picks up Essex press prize

Southend Echo crime reporter Michael Clarke has been named Shepherd Neame Essex Journalist of the Year. The journalist received his award at a presentation lunch, where he was praised for his coverage of the Sally Geeson murder case. Judges said

Contenders line up as judges make their choices

The finalists for the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards 2004 are: Editorial categories Aberdeen IndependentBangor & Anglesey MailBirkenhead NewsBristol ObserverCornish GuardianDunfermline PressEdgware & Mill Hill TimesEssex ChronicleHinckley TimesHunts PostIsle of Man CourierKent on SundayKentish Express (Ashford)Kentish Gazette (Canterbury)Manchester Metro NewsNorth