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Reporter wins court fight to name persistent teen offender

Wakefield Express court reporter Charlie Bullough has cut through the red tape surrounding bolt-on anti-social behaviour order cases to win the right to name a persistent young offender. The Section 49 order protecting 16-year-old Ashley Atkinson, who was made the

Regional editors quizzed about press watchdog

Regional press editors have told a Government inquiry that the Press Complaints Commission is working well. They were interviewed by the Commons Media Select Committee, which is investigating privacy and self-regulation. Ed Asquith, of the Wakefield Express, explained the regard

Anniversary appeal tops target

A Wakefield Express appeal to raise money for a new state-of-the-art machine to beat breast cancer has topped its £160,000 target. The newspaper launched its appeal in January last year as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations, and since then

Major appeal marks anniversary

The Wakefield Express has launched a major appeal to beat breast cancer as part of its 150th anniversary. The newspaper is aiming to raise £160,000 for a digital stereotactic mammography machine for women living in the area. The equipment helps

Weeklies continue to enjoy sales success

Weekly newspapers are continuing to enjoy rises in circulation, with more than half of all weekly titles increasing sales year on year, according to the latest ABC figures for the regional press. Figures released for the first six months of

Newspaper journalists show they are the 'business'

Journalists from the Yorkshire Post and the Wakefield Express were among the winners at this year’s npower Northern Business Journalist Awards. Greg Wright from the Yorkshire Post picked up £1,000 after scooping the Daily Newspaper Journalist of the Year title

Yorkshire Evening Post named best daily

The Yorkshire Evening Post has been named Daily Newspaper of the Year at the Yorkshire Press Awards. The award was one of five which the newspaper collected at the event, which was held at the Thorpe Park Hotel and Spa

Mail wins through in "photo-finish" contest

The winners of the 2004 Yorkshire Press Awards are: Graphic Designer of the Year 2004Winner: Lisa Cook, York Evening Press Young Journalist of the Year 2004Winner: Ian Briggs, Bradford Telegraph & ArgusRunner-up: Jessica Boulton, Hull Daily Mail Community Reporter of

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

Yorkshire's best to be named at industry contest

A shortlist of journalists in the running to take awards at an industry competition has been announced ahead of next week’s final. Editors, sub-editors, reporters and photographers from across Yorkshire are to once again fight it out in 14 categories

Mail wins through in 'photo-finish' contest

The Hull Daily Mail has scooped its rivals for a second successive year to be named Yorkshire Daily Newspaper of the Year. The Northcliffe title picked up the prestigious award during a ceremony at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield

Hull Daily Mail is crowned best daily in Yorkshire

The Hull Daily Mail has been named Yorkshire Daily Newspaper of the Year at this year’s Yorkshire Press Awards. The newspaper picked up the prestigious award during a ceremony at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield last night. The Mail

Prize-winning news staff celebrate

Newspaper staff from across the country have been celebrating after scooping prizes at Johnston Press’s annual awards night. The event was part of the group’s annual editorial and newspaper sales conference, and saw the Yorkshire Evening Post crowned Johnston Press

Yorkshire journalists vie for prizes

Organisers of the Yorkshire Press Awards 2003 have revealed which journalists and newspapers could be taking home an award next month, with the announcement of this year’s shortlist. The annual competition, which is sponsored by Yorkshire Water, will see 14