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Newsmen's input at festival

Two Nottinghamshire journalists will be meeting the public at the county’s premier literary festival this week. Stephen Booth, deputy editor at the Worksop Guardian, is one of the local authors due to appear tonight. The novelist, who writes in his

A new chapter for Worksop Guardian deputy editor

The latest overnight success story in the twilight world of the murder-mystery novel is none other than regional journalist Stephen Booth. The deputy editor at the Worksop Guardian sold his first novel to HarperCollins and it went on to become

Town slated

The Worksop Guardian is acting as a sounding board for residents’ anger after their town was slated in the national press. Indignant readers have flooded the paper with phone calls, letters and emails after an article by freelance writer Charles

Editors change places

Two South Yorkshire editors have swapped jobs. Martin Edmunds has been appointed editor of the Doncaster Advertiser, replacing Linda Waslidge, who has taken over from him at the Mexborough-based South Yorkshire Times. Both titles are owned by Johnston Press’s South

Worksop bone scanner appeal

The Worksop Guardian’s charity for the year has been boosted after local golfers donated £9,000 to the fund. The newspaper has been supporting the DEXA Bone Scanner Appeal – which aims to buy Bassetlaw Hospital a new bone scanner. A

Guardian pledges continued support

The Worksop Guardian has pledged to continue its support for a local charity after results exceeded all expectations. The DEXA Bone Scanner appeal was launched at the end of September 1999 with the aim of raising cash for a new

Community champion sought

Following the response to last year’s campaign, the Worksop Guardian is looking for a new ‘Champion of the Community’. The scheme, run in conjunction with the Nottingham Building Society, asks readers to come up with projects that will give the

Regional press in the running for top awards

Staff from the Bristol Evening Post, Bournemouth Daily Echo, Shields Gazette and Western Mail are among those in the running for a Newspaper Society award. The nominations are part of the Society’s Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards, which include several

Crime-writing nomination for former Notts newsman

Former Nottinghamshire journalist Stephen Booth has been shortlisted for a national crime-writing prize. Fictional character Detective Constable Ben Cooper, who features in Stephen’s series of novels set in the Derbyshire Peak District, has been nominated in the 2003 Sherlock Awards

Gazette named Regional Newspaper of the Year

Editorial Awards Campaigning newspaper of the year – All daily and Sunday paid-for newspapers Winner: Bristol Evening Post, Save Our Streets Highly Commended: Western Daily Press, Lelaina Hovercraft Rescue Fund Commended: Nottingham Evening Post, A range of four campaigns. Lincolnshire

Candidates line up for editorial awards

Staff from the Bristol Evening Post, Sunday Mercury, Yorkshire Evening Post and Cambridge Evening News are among those in the running for an award from the Newspaper Society. The nominations are part of the 2003 Newspaper Sales and Promotions Awards,