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Give Gerry Kreibich a nice Christmas surprise

Thanks to HoldTheFrontPage, I now have enough responses for a highly entertaining ‘recollections chapter’ of my new book.

Guardian editor wins MD role

Warrington Guardian editor Jan Lever is to become managing director of Newsquest (Blackburn). She is already editorial director for Newsquest (Cheshire) and will take up her new role on January 1. Jan began her career by training as a journalist

News in brief

The journalist that broke the story of former a Miss World being an unmarried mother – a revelation that led to her losing her crown – has confessed to feeling guilt over the story’s repercussions.Broadcaster Tim Richards, who was at

"Perfect journalist" Diane says a fond farewell

Staff at the Rhyl Journal have said goodbye and good luck to deputy editor Diane Ashton, who has retired after almost 40 years in journalism. Diane, (56), spent 18 years at the Journal, working as chief reporter before being appointed

Fugitive protests innocence – and points out spelling error

A fugitive wanted in connection with an armed robbery telephoned the Warrington Guardian to protest his innocence – and to complain that his name had been misspelled in a court report. Guardian crime reporter Paul Keaveny was taken aback when

Newsroom quintet completes Race for Life

Five journalists from the Warrington Guardian in Cheshire were among hundreds of women who ran in the Race For Life to raise cash for Cancer Research UK. Deputy editor Nicola Priest, sub-editor Melanie Moore, features sub-editor Michelle Corbett, reporter Jenni

Newsquest's Guardian series appoints new publisher

The Guardian series in the North West, which includes the Runcorn & Widnes World, has a new publisher, Eleanor Underhill. Eleanor took up her new post after Chris Hughes was promoted to regional managing director for Newsquest (North West). She

Welcome 'queen Kerry' home in style, says Guardian

Queen of the jungle Kerry McFadden should be welcomed home with civic reception in her honour, says the Warrington Guardian. Hot on the heels of its Vote Kerry campaign, her home town newspaper is urging local council chiefs to roll

Keep Kerry in the jungle!

Kerry McFadden should stay in the jungle – that’s the view of the Warrington Guardian, which has launched a campaign to keep her in a reality TV show. The cry-baby has emerged as the favourite to be first to be

News in brief

Gareth Dunning is the new news editor at the Warrington Guardian.He has replaced Peter Magill, who is now deputy editor of its sister paper, the Crewe Guardian. The National Union of Journalists is running a course on Getting Started as

Elwyn steps down after 48 years in journalism

Elwyn Edwards, deputy editor at the Rhyl Journal, has retired after 48 years in journalism. Edwards (right) began his career with the North Wales Pioneer back in 1955 and after a spell of National Service joined the North Wales Newspapers-owned

News in brief

A Warrington comedian and compere who wrote a column for the Warrington Guardian for more than 10 years has died aged 71.Peter Robinson, who appeared on stage all over the world, wrote entertainment news for the paper as Peter Douglas.

Where are they now?Gerry Kreibich

Gerry Kreibich, formerly lecturer in charge of journalism courses at Sheffield’s Richmond College (later Stradbroke College) for about 10 years, now describes himself as a freelance journalist, lecturer and musician who does just enough in those three roles to keep

Scoopy invites budding journalists to Guardian

The Warrington Guardian mascot, Scoopy the Cat, invited two budding writers to spend a day at the newspaper offices last week. Emily Whittle,(8), and Katie Sherlock,(9), were chosen by Scoopy as Reporters of the Month. After seeing Scoopy’s request for

Debut album is Best Kept Secret

The Warrington Guardian’s music reporter is hoping to become the next big thing after recording his debut album. Joel Sawyer, (20), has spent the last five years writing Best Kept Secret, a collection of ten laid back, piano-led tracks. Now

Super League club for Warrington

The Warrington Guardian’s Save Our Club campaign has received boosters from an open day, a stadium rally and from the local community. The campaign to save Warrington Wolves Rugby Club wants to ease the club’s financial difficulties and gather support