By Gavriel Hollander 17 May 16:44
Newsquest is set to cut sub-editors in Wales and Gloucestershire as it introduces a single copy editing hub.
By William Turvill 17 May 12:49
The Liverpool Echo won four awards at the 2012 Regional Press Awards, garnering particular praise for its successful Hillsborough campaign.
Derbyshire Times editor: Parliament's press Charter will stifle us with red tape and leave readers vulnerableBy Press Gazette 17 May 8:57
A local newspaper editor has warned that the Parliament-backed press regulation Royal Charter would leave mean that titles like his will “struggle to hold local authority to account”.
By Gavriel Hollander 15 May 15:51
The National Union of Journalists has called on Trinity Mirror shareholders to demand the company publish the difference in pay between its top executives and regional reporters
By Press Gazette 13 May 10:19
Former Daily Echo editor Neal Butterworth has died of cancer aged 55, two years after leaving his job with Newsquest.
Survey suggests one in four regional press editors have received commercial threats from public bodiesBy Dominic Ponsford 13 May 9:31
More than a quarter of local newspaper editors have received a threat from a public body to suspend advertising as a result of editorial activity, a new survey has suggested.
By Gavriel Hollander 13 May 9:17
Johnston Press has seen revenue fall 11.4 per cent in the first four months of the year, compared with the same period in 2012.
By Gavriel Hollander 10 May 11:54
The Nottingham Post has appointed Mike Sassi as its new editor.
By Jennifer Awford 10 May 9:52
Two local news websites in Wales are set to launch in print this month as they seek to fill the “gaping hole” in regional coverage caused by editorial job cuts.
By Press Gazette 09 May 10:36
The Government has promised legislation to clamp down on the remaining local authority-run newspapers.
West Highland Free Press makes case for employee ownership as path to salvation for local newspapersBy Paul Wood 09 May 9:22
The demise of local newspapers is well documented. Many have floundered in the face of competition from the internet or simply delivered insufficient profit for their corporate shareholders to view them as viable and have shut up shop.
By William Turvill 08 May 12:09
The Manchester Evening News has produced a special live edition today as Manchester United announced the retirement of manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
By William Turvill 03 May 9:58
The Crediton Courier has announced it is “bucking the trend” by switching from a fortnightly to a weekly publication.
Barking and Dagenham Council has announced the closure of its fortnightly newspaper The News in order to save money.
By William Turvill 01 May 10:34
The Liverpool Echo has launched its first new edition in a decade, on other side of the River Mersey in the Wirral.
By William Turvill 30 April 12:54
A former Scarborough Evening News sub-editor is set to launch a new monthly newspaper for the area this summer.
By William Turvill 29 April 15:06
Monthly Dorset magazine Seeker News is set to relaunch as a fortnightly newspaper this week.
Local World has named award-winning journalist John Butterworth editor of the Black Country Bugle.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 April 12:32
UK regional press trade body the Newspaper Society has warned Culture Secretary Maria Miller, the Privy Council and The Queen that the Government’s proposed press regulation plan could be unconstitutional.
By Press Gazette 29 April 11:32
Regional editors have voiced their support for a revised Royal Charter for the regulation of the press put forward by their trade body the Newspaper Society last week.