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Cost cuts leave 47 editorial jobs redundant

Forty-seven editorial posts are to be cut at Trinity Mirror Southern as departments across the company are merged. Six casual posts are included in that total and 14 unfilled vacancies will remain unfilled. Twelve new jobs are to be created

New editor is named for London title

Mick Ferris is to become the new editor of the Hackney Gazette. Currently deputy editor of North West London Newspapers, he is due to take over at the Gazette next month. Originally from Wolverhampton, Mick, (46), has had a varied

Dijja wanna say sumfing? Estuary English revealed

Journalist Steve Crancher has published a phonetic dictionary for the South Essex dialect. Steve, who works for the Basildon and District Yellow Advertiser, thought of the idea while doing his shopping. He said: “I was in a shop in Basildon

Resolved complaints

Resolved complaints dealt with by the Press Complaints Commission during October, November and December 2000 The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the

5,000 readers sign up as Breast Friends

Thousands of readers are backing a campaign by the Yellow Advertiser over breast screening in Essex. The Basildon-based title is calling for a charity-run breast screening unit in Southend to be allowed to resume palpation (by touch) examinations. Senior reporter

Evening News triumphs at EDF Energy Media Awards

The Cambridge Evening News has won the title of Daily Newspaper of the Year at the EDF Energy East of England Media Awards today. The title also won the award for Community Campaign of the Year, for its work on

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The presentation and design of the Norwich Evening News was described as “bold and brave”. It was said to have “clearly identified the readership it is going after” and as “trying really hard”. The judges said the paper “stood out

Weekly Newspaper Award winners announced

The Newbury Weekly News and Hunts Post took the top honours at the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards last night. The Newbury Weekly News was crowned Paid-for Weekly Newspaper of the Year, judges hailing it as “a supreme example of

Weekly newspapers line up for annual industry awards

Journalists from weekly newspapers around the country are to gather in Warwickshire for the Weekly Newspaper Awards. The Forest of Arden Marriott hotel will host the Newspaper Society event on Thursday. The judges will reward both advertising and editorial successes

Echo crime reporter picks up Essex press prize

Southend Echo crime reporter Michael Clarke has been named Shepherd Neame Essex Journalist of the Year. The journalist received his award at a presentation lunch, where he was praised for his coverage of the Sally Geeson murder case. Judges said

Contenders line up as judges make their choices

The finalists for the Newspaper Society Weekly Newspaper Awards 2004 are: Editorial categories Aberdeen IndependentBangor & Anglesey MailBirkenhead NewsBristol ObserverCornish GuardianDunfermline PressEdgware & Mill Hill TimesEssex ChronicleHinckley TimesHunts PostIsle of Man CourierKent on SundayKentish Express (Ashford)Kentish Gazette (Canterbury)Manchester Metro NewsNorth