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Cash donations save Gazette archive

Historic editions of the Mid Devon Gazette have been saved from an uncertain future. The Gazette archive, dating back to 1858, which is stored at the Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life, was in danger of being lost forever as

Heart attack claims life of long-serving journalist

A journalist who spent 27 years working for the Plymouth Evening Herald has died. Mike Miller, who retired in 1995, died after suffering the latest in a series of heart attacks. He was 65. Before joining the Evening Herald Mike

Banners unveiled after Gazette's contest

The Tiverton Gazette joined forces with Mid Devon District Council to host a contest for the new Exe Valley Leisure Centre in Tiverton. The competition was open to schoolchildren in the area to design a banner promoting fit and healthy

Goodbye to farms expert

A former chief reporter at the Hertfordshire Mercury has died, aged 90. Robert Trow-Smith specialised in farming matters, and during his career established himself as one of the best-respected commentators on rural life. Mr Trow-Smith learned shorthand and typing before

Readers to benefit from weeklies' new look

Readers have been promised more news, features and adverts when the Mid Devon Gazette gets a revamp this week. The number of editions has been increased to three and deputy editor Mary-Ann Bloomfield says that will give readers a better

Animal lovers unite!

A Tiverton Gazette appeal from an animal lover has received an overwhelming response from kind-hearted readers. Gilbert Snow, who runs the Pixie Farm Rescue Centre, appealed in the Gazette for help after his weekly animal feed bill was doubled in

South West Media Awards winners announced

The 2005 winners of the EDF Energy South West Media Awards are: Newspaper Photographer of the Year: Gareth Williams, Express & Echo. “These were impressive pictures of real people in real situations, demonstrating style and technical competence. Gareth’s enthusiasm shines

22 publications in frame for South West media awards

The shortlist of nominees for the EDF Energy South West Media Awards 2005 has been announced. It reveals that more than 20 different publications are in with a chance of scooping a win at the inaugural awards. And – courtesy