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8,800 support paper's by-pass plea

A long-running campaign by the Torquay Herald Express for a Kingskerswell bypass has been backed by more than 80 per cent of South Devon’s residents. The drive for the bypass had already been supported by 8,800 Herald Express readers. And

"Goodwill harvest" launched by Herald

An ambitious new appeal from the Torquay Herald Express has been unveiled to raise £500,000 to help build a chest pain unit at Torbay Hospital. The paper kicked off the campaign with a £2,500 donation following the launch at a

'Dole capital' targets change

The Torquay Herald Express has launched a major campaign aimed at putting South Devon back on the business map. The Westcountry newspaper has teamed up with Enterprise South Devon with their Let’s Do Business initiative to advise aspiring entrepreneurs on

National newspaper takes up Herald Express campaign

A national newspaper has taken up a Torquay Herald Express campaign for better sports facilities at a school in Torbay. The Herald Express has been campaigning for better facilities at Curledge Street Primary School in Paignton where pupils have to

SOS update

More than 2,000 people have signed an SOS petition – backing the Express & Echo’s call for the Government to support people who have suffered in the foot-and-mouth crisis. The campaign, launched on April 10, wants the Government to provide

Papers join forces to highlight plight of South West

A campaign to secure emergency funding for the South West in the wake of the foot and mouth crisis has been jointly launched four of the region’s newspapers. The Plymouth Evening Herald, Western Morning News, Exeter Express & Echo and

Children to hear about drug deaths

Children are to witness the horrors of drugs first hand as a Torquay Herald Express campaign gathers pace. As part of a new police initiative, school children in the Torbay area will be taken to the inquests of drug victims.

Councillors pledge to play fair

A Torquay Herald Express campaign to persuade local authorities to make playgrounds accessible to disabled children has had its first smell of success. In partnership with a charity for special needs children in Torbay, the paper is calling for legislation

Easy access is on the agenda

The Prime Minister is being asked to spare 15 minutes to meet campaigners who want him to get councils and developers to install wheelchair-friendly equipment in play areas. The Torquay Herald Express is already backing a call for changes in

Drugs Don't Work

The Torquay Herald Express has seen its Drugs Don’t Work campaign help a mobile anti-drugs unit reach a major milestone. The Life Education Centres South Devon is about to double its operation with the addition of a second member of

Parental fears could halt festive pictures

Worries over identifying children at school in press photos could lead to some festive news being left off the pages of local newspapers. Some regional papers are asking mums, dads and guardians whether their Christmas plays and other events can

Ad-Mag now part of NPG:MD promoted to group No2

David Waghorne has been appointed deputy managing director of the Nottingham Post Group, part of a move which sees Northcliffe-owned Ad-Mag join the Group. It joins a media portfolio led by the award-winning Evening Post. NPG also publishes the Recorder