Regionals

By William Turvill 24 April 15:40
The announcement comes a day before the last Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle is due to be published for the last time.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 April 9:02
The police have paid damages to a man wrongly identified as a rapist by both the Oxford Mail and the BBC website.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 17 April 16:15
The Communities and Local Government Secretary has given the five Labour-run boroughs a fortnight to defend their actions and explain why legal proceedings should not be taken against their "propaganda on the rates".
By William Turvill 17 April 8:42
The complaints of Neelam Desai led to Gareth Davies being served with a “prevention of harassment” notice by Metropolitan Police officers, who came to the Advertiser’s Red Hill office.
By William Turvill 15 April 13:32
The Daily Mirror wrongly claimed a front page picture of a giant rat was taken in Liverpool.
By William Turvill 15 April 11:06
The publisher of Britain’s biggest selling regional newspaper, the Express & Star, has announced a restructure that could result in 76 jobs being lost.
By William Turvill 14 April 16:29
The sports editor of the Newcastle Chronicle series has spoken of his “sadness” at the deterioration of the newspapers’ relationship with Newcastle United.
By Axegrinder 14 April 15:29
Before the invention of the internet, Axegrinder supposes awkward juxtapositions of news stories could be avoided.
By William Turvill 14 April 14:26
Trinity Mirror’s decision to close the Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle series has been branded a “tragedy” as residents bemoan the loss of the London borough’s only dedicated newspaper. The free newspaper has served the area, which has a population of 150,000, for more than 125 years and its closure could result in 15 redundancies, including of ten editorial jobs.
By William Turvill 14 April 9:18
Trinity Mirror's Hammersmith and Fulham Chronicle series is to be closed down this month, putting 15 jobs at risk of redundancy.
By Press Gazette 11 April 8:22
Regional media group Archant has appointed former Pixar and Twentieth Century Fox chief financial officer Simon Bax as its new chairman.
By Press Gazette 10 April 10:10
The Eastern Daily Press and East Anglian Daily Times political editor Annabelle Dickson is to chair the regional press's group of political correspondents in Westminster.
By Dominic Ponsford 07 April 11:47
Full marks to Bristol Post editor Mike Norton who put a picture of two men kissing on his front page and was the baffled to find it cost him thousands of sales.
By Press Gazette 04 April 15:38
The editor of the Reading Chronicle is leaving the title after apologising for a front-page article linking the Hillsborough stadium disaster with football hooliganism prompted outrage.
By Dominic Ponsford 03 April 13:41
The Croydon Advertiser today insisted it will continue to investigate the activities of a convicted conwoman despite one of its reporters being served by police with a Prevention of Harassment letter.
By Press Gazette 02 April 13:33
Newsquest has announced plans to move the production and sub-editing of its Sussex local newspapers to Weymouth, where the Dorset Echo is based.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 April 10:40
An award-winning local newspaper journalist investigating a convicted fraudster has been served by police with a “prevention of harassment” notice.
By Press Gazette 02 April 9:26
Johnston Press has exited the Irish newspaper market with the sale of its 14 Ireland titles, including the Limerick Leader and Donegal Democrat, for £7.2m.
By Press Gazette 01 April 13:26

Local World has revealed that a number of new editorial jobs will be created by the launch of a Sunday edition of the Western Morning News.

By Press Gazette 31 March 10:08
A Johnston Press weekly newspaper in Skegness has become the latest to experiment with a "virtual office" set-up, with the council donating a desk at a local theatre for a reporter to meet readers.

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