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Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2005

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate: BOURNEMOUTH Samantha Chapman Aldershot News Gary Cleland Newbury Weekly News Matthew Dickinson The News, Portsmouth Huw Griffith Dorset Echo Lisa-Marie Harrity

NCE success for 44 per cent of candidates

A 44 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 116 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 263 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in October at 15 centres across the UK. The candidates who

NCE photography success

Fourteen press photographers have passed their National Certificate Examinations. The latest candidates sat the exam on November 7, when there were 17 entrants. Two distinctions were awarded to Ben Birchall, of the Lincolnshire Echo, and Skye Brackpool, of the Evening

Regional press news in brief

Chris Bullivant junior has become managing director of family-owned Observer Standard Newspapers, succeeding his mother Pat. The 35-year-old has previously held various roles within the company, which publishes titles such as the Worcester Standard, Bromsgrove Standard and Stratford Observer. Pat

Editor goes public on wife's illness to raise awareness

A regional newspaper editor has gone public on his private life to boost awareness of the rare illness that has affected his wife. Worcester Standard editor James Iles and his wife Louise have suffered heartache and pain since she was

News in brief

The York Evening Press’s Stop The Highway Robbery campaign has collected more than 5,000 signatures – including that of former cabinet minister Frank Dobson.The campaign calls on the City of York Council to abolish evening and on-street parking charges, remove

Standard's drugs initiative reaches 25,000

A weekly newspaper has joined forces with an anti-drugs campaign to distribute 25,000 information leaflets warning children of the dangers of heroin. The Worcester Standard has been involved with the campaign – Take Action to Curb the Killer – for