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Big reshuffle to streamline Northcliffe's Western Newspapers

Up to ten newsroom jobs could go in a reorganisation of Northcliffe’s Western Newspapers weeklies. Changes being made under the Aim Higher cost reduction programme are set to “streamline” the management structure, with one editor retiring and her deputy’s post

'Hello Glastonbury' – even if it is just the working men's club

A newsman’s dream of announcing “Hello Glastonbury” from the main stage at the country’s premier music event will remain just that – a dream. Clinton Rogers and his band Shattered Acoustics was hoping to make the grade for an all-comers

Sceptic de-stresses with an Indian head massage

Unconvinced about the power of holistic therapies and spiritual healing, self-confessed sceptic Louise Lewis was invited to give an Indian head massage a try – and was pleasantly surprised at the results. The Wellington Weekly News journalist was invited to

Weekly News celebrates

The Wellington Weekly News is celebrating its first birthday after being relaunched in May 2000. The Somerset paper has enjoyed a momentous year since management of the title was taken over by Taunton Newspapers. The achievements peaked with the BT

West Country title relaunched

The Wellington Weekly News as it was (left) and after its relaunch One of the West Country’s oldest titles, the Wellington Weekly News, has been reborn in a new format. The Somerset paper has joined the stable of Bristol United

South West Media Awards winners announced

The 2005 winners of the EDF Energy South West Media Awards are: Newspaper Photographer of the Year: Gareth Williams, Express & Echo. “These were impressive pictures of real people in real situations, demonstrating style and technical competence. Gareth’s enthusiasm shines

22 publications in frame for South West media awards

The shortlist of nominees for the EDF Energy South West Media Awards 2005 has been announced. It reveals that more than 20 different publications are in with a chance of scooping a win at the inaugural awards. And – courtesy