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51 per cent pass rate for NCE

A 51 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 136 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 265 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in April at 16 centres across the UK, as well as

A touch of glass

Reporter psyches himself up for walk over broken glass – read how he fared

Two new faces at the top for Newsquest in the north-west

Two new publishers have been appointed at Newsquest centres in the North West of England. Derek King, (left), is the new publisher at Newsquest (Merseyside) while Nuala O’Rourke takes up the same role at Messenger Newspapers in Cheshire. Both positions

Globe drops boundary bombshell

Thousands of readers have called the Wirral Globe’s You the Jury phone poll after the paper revealed a boundary change bombshell. The Globe was leaked a document which showed plans were in an advanced stage for a cross-Mersey move that

News in brief

A team of photographers from the armed forces swapped the battlefield for the newsroom when they joined the Shropshire Star on a three-day placement.The snappers, from the Defence School of Photography at RAF Cosford, visited the paper’s head office in

New editors for Newsquest weeklies

Phil Fleming has been appointed as the new editor of the Lancaster and Morecambe Citizen. Currently group editor of the Wirral Globe and Messenger series, he will take up his new role on November 25. Phil, (pictured), is returning to

Phil prepares to leave the Globe

The Wirral Globe looks set to get a new editor as Phil Fleming prepares to leave the paper. Phil, (51), has been group editor for the Wirral Globe and Messenger series for the past three years and has worked in

Globe begins a cash handout

The Wirral Globe has been entrusted to distribute a reader’s cash among local charities. An anonymous donor handed over the £4,000 and hoped the paper – with its contacts and local knowledge, would be best placed to decide which good

News in brief

Nottingham Evening Post deputy editor Jon Grubb was among the media professionals advising local charities how to get their message across at an East Midlands seminar this week.Make the Regional Media Work for You was aimed at the voluntary sector

Globe investigation reviewed by Home Office

An investigation into the availability of a harmful legal drug by the Wirral Globe has been passed to the Home Office for a forthcoming review. Following the death of Bebington resident Ian Hignett, who took Gamma Hydroxy Butyrate (GHB), the

A year of community action

The Wirral Globe has reflected on a year of action in the community, achieved with help from its readers. The newspaper launched an initiative to add extra names to the nation’s organ donor register and won the backing of Wirral

Globe success from foster feature

More children who need a new family have been finding homes thanks to the Wirral Globe. The newspaper has been running a series of features about fostering, looking at ideas behind it and the work involved. Now the local family

Newsroom celebrates as Guardian sweeps the board

Journalists at the Warrington Guardian are celebrating after scooping more than half of the prizes up for grabs at a regional newspaper awards ceremony. The Cheshire weekly’s reporters, sub-editors, sports team and photographers scooped top prizes in eight of the

North-west conference rewards editorial success

Editorial award winners stepped forward to receive recognition at the Newsquest Cheshire/Merseyside annual editorial conference. The event doubled as a disaster coverage seminar with press officers and emergency planners giving presentations about their procedures in dealing with the press in