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'Good news' as new weekly hits the streets

A new free weekly newspaper has hits the streets of Cambridgeshire, with the launch of The Fenland Post. The new 64-page title, published by Archant Anglia, is the only paper to cover the whole of Fenland and will focus on

Sister titles unveil new look

The Cambs Times and Wisbech Standard have revealed a fresh new look after undergoing a makeover. The sister papers, published by Archant Anglia, have been given a modern, cleaner design and new content has also been introduced. The changes include

What a difference a (couple of) days makes…

The biggest change in the 120-year history of two Cambridgeshire newspapers will take place tomorrow, when their Friday publication day is moved forward to a Wednesday. Archant Anglia titles The Cambs Times and Wisbech Standard newspapers have had a Friday

New era for Barry and The Herald

Barry Hunt is hoping to make his mark at The Herald in East Herts after becoming the paper’s new editor. Together with the rest of the Herald’s editorial team, Barry is currently looking at ways the paper can be improved.

Newspaper office hit by floods

A newspaper office was hit by floods this week as torrential rain swept across East Anglia. Staff at the head office of Archant Anglia, publishers of several weekly papers including The Royston Crow, Wisbech Standard and Hunts Post, had to

One giant leap for Lisa

A fundraising appeal by the Cambridgeshire Times was given a boost with a hair-raising experience for one of the newspaper’s reporters. Lisa Cleverdon was sponsored by staff at the Wisbech Standard and March Times to do a skydive for the

One giant leap for Lisa

A fundraising appeal by the Cambridgeshire Times was given a boost with a hair-raising experience for one of the newspaper’s reporters. Lisa Cleverdon was sponsored by staff at the Wisbech Standard and March Times to do a skydive for the

News in brief

A successful bid for cash has resulted in Falmouth College of Arts attracting £1.6m of European Social Funding to establish a Creative Enterprises for Cornwall project.The project should encourage more applicants for postgraduate courses, including those in journalism, multimedia and

Jane becomes assistant editor

Jane Manning has been appointed assistant editor at the ScunthorpeTelegraph. She has been with the paper since 1995 when she was appointed deputy newseditor, before moving on to become news editor and more recently head ofcontent. Before that she was

A career in the local press

Frank Slaughter is more qualified than most to comment on the local press. Born in 1901, he has seen massive changes in the industry over the course of his life. But one thing has remained the same throughout – Frank’s

News group puts FOI to the test

Facts and figures revealed – but council holds back on car parking issue

Light relief is all thanks to the Standard

A weekly newspaper’s campaign to boost the town’s festive lights display is on course to raise more than £1,000. The Wisbech Standard has handed over 1,000 specially-produced badges to be sold locally for a minimum of £1 each. Standard editor