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Government support forNew Horizons

A campaign run by the Carlisle News and Star to encourage the region’s youngsters to attend university has received the backing of Tony Blair. After the newspaper launched its New Horizons campaign to try to encourage the area’s talented state

Post campaign goes to No. 10

A Bristol Evening Post campaign to win compensation for a city man, left disabled following a routine whooping cough injection as a baby, has been sent to No. 10. Enid and Ivor Needs have written to Tony Blair asking him

Blair responds to editor's call for action

Prime Minister Tony Blair has sent a personal reply to an open letter from the editor of the Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough, which called for a change in the law under the paper’s Ban Young Guns campaign. In his letter to

Call for Govt help unanswered

Tony Blair has turned down a newspaper request to discuss the future of a deaf charity worker, jailed on drugs charges in India. The York Evening Press asked the PM if he would meet political reporter Adam Nichols to receive

YEP campaign boosts donor register

New figures from the National Blood Service have shown that a campaign by the Yorkshire Evening Post has boosted the number of potential bone marrow donors. Since a coupon was launched in the paper last month as part of the

College journalists win scoop as Hague quits

Trainee journalists at Highbury College faced “hold the front page” drama when William Hague announced his decision to step down. The Portsmouth students were minutes away from their 8am deadline for a 12-page overnight election special when the Tory leader

Picture perfect snappers are rewarded

Phil Cannings, from the Newbury Weekly News, has been named Fujifilm Photographer of the Year for Local Newspapers at this year’s Picture Editors’ Awards. The regional press man was one of 21 winners who collected awards from Tony Blair. The

Skye snaps up national award

A photographer from The Argus, Brighton, has been presented with a national award. Skye Brackpool, (22), was named Nunn Syndication Photographer of the Year for her “outstanding” portfolio of pictures. The award was open to all students who took professional

Nothing negative aboutPhil's job

Page 2 of 2 Phil proudly admits he has been involved in every Royal visit during his reign at the Mail – the Queen and Prince Philip, the Queen mum, Prince Charles and Princess Diana, and the Princes Edward and