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Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2004

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate. Click here to see the successful photographers. BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY Lily Canter Wiltshire Gazette & Herald; Guy Collender The News, Portsmouth; Thomas

Top of the shots: Awards recognise photo talent

The Banks’s Midlands Press Photographer awards have announced winners in ten categories to recognise the talents of newspaper photographers all over the region. The Press Photographer of the Year is Roy Kilcullen of the Coventry Evening Telegraph, whose portfolio of

Former regional press man takes on a new life in Spain

After writing a book about walking the coast of Spain, former regional press reporter David Jones swapped life on UK papers for the Costa Blanca News. He spoke to Holdthefrontpage about the walk, his book, and the difference between UK

Press gag for councillors planned

Newspapers in the Walsall area may soon be unable to speak to borough councillors without prior clearance from the local authority’s press office. Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council has drawn up the proposals, which would mean all statements made by its

Journalist refuses to reveal source: Council refuses to comment

A council is refusing to comment on a story about one of its officers being suspended, unless the weekly newspaper carrying the report reveals its sources. The Walsall Advertiser is refusing to tell Walsall Council where it got the information

Sports writer and editor dies aged 52

Former Tamworth Herald sports editor Bob Paterson has died suddenly at home. Bob, (52), was one of the best known faces on the local sports scene and covered many of Tamworth FC and the then Atherstone Town’s famous highs and