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Invitations sent to 24 editors for Galway get-together

A host of prominent names from the British press – all linked by the Greenslade Bursary – will be brought together by the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors. In 1977 the Society set up a scholarship in memory of

Well worth the paper it's printed on!

A fan of the Worksop Guardian who uncovered a copy of the paper that’s almost 100 years old has declared it “an excellent read”! That’s despite the fact that the ageing paper has only eight pages. It is from May

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An elderly war veteran, whose electric wheelchair was wrecked by vandals, has been overwhelmed by the generosity of readers of the Croydon Guardian.The newspaper told how the incident had left Fred Taylor a prisoner in his own home, prompting dozens

Conflict is inspiration for fiction series

Former journalist Stephen Booth has given up his career in newspapers to write a series of novels set in the heart of Derbyshire.But why has the Nottinghamshire-based, award-winning author chosen Derbyshire as the setting for his detective series?The former deputy

Dancing with the Virgins hits the bookshelves

After months of anticipation, the new novel from a former Midlands journalist has hit the bookshelves. Dancing with the Virgins is the second book from Stephen Booth, who spent fifteen years as a reporter with the Worksop Guardian. It is

Notts newsman joins the major league

Page 2 of 2 He explained: “It was quite funny. When I signed the contract I said that deadlines wouldn’t be a problem because I was an experienced journalist – then I managed to miss the deadline for Dancing.. by

Notts newsman joins the major league

Page 1 of 2 A Nottinghamshire deputy editor is quitting journalism to concentrate on his burgeoning writing career. Stephen Booth, who works for the Worksop Guardian, made the decision to quit the newsdesk after clinching a new contract with publishing

Virtual shopping complex takes off for Mansfield

A virtual shopping complex, built and populated by the Mansfield Chad newspaper, is going from strength to strength. The weekly Nottinghamshire title has worked on the project since the end of April in partnership with the Mansfield Area Development Agency

Boogie down for the bone scanner appeal

The Worksop Guardian has continued its support for a local charity by helping out at a night of retro fun. The Guardian was represented at a 70s themed disco to raise money for a DEXA bone scanner for nearby Bassetlaw