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By William Turvill | 08 Jan 2015
The Grantham Journal, originally known as the Grantham Journal of Useful, Instructive and Entertaining Knowledge and Monthly Advertiser, has been covering the hometown of Margaret Thatcher and Isaac Newton since 1854, when it cost one penny.
By Dominic Ponsford | 06 Jan 2015
A new upmarket free weekly newspaper is set to launch in Tunbridge Wells with a print-first publishing model in competition with the Local World-owned Courier.
By William Turvill | 19 Dec 2014
The free Burton Advertiser, a sister title to the Burton Mail, published its last edition this week.
By Charlotte Wace | 09 Dec 2014
Kevan Blackadder, editor of the Gloucestershire Echo stood down yesterday.
By Dominic Ponsford | 19 Nov 2014
More than 800 regional newspaper websites have teamed up to launch a combined digital advertising platform called 1XL.
NIBs: Penny Marshall back at ITV, Giles Coren joins Time Out, Brighton Argus passes 1m monthly browsersBy William Turvill | 10 Nov 2014
Penny Marshall is to rejoin ITV News as social affairs editor in the New Year after joining the BBC as education editor earlier this year.
By William Turvill | 05 Nov 2014
Local World this morning announced the paper - which switched from daily to weekly in August 2011 when it was owned by Northcliffe - would be coming out on Mondays as well as Thursdays from 16 February.
Hull Daily Mail apologises 'unreservedly' after publishing photo of wrong man with sexual assault storyBy Press Gazette | 30 Oct 2014
The story, published earlier this week, was about David Ainsworth being jailed for six months for his crimes.
By William Turvill | 22 Oct 2014
Local World has announced plans to launch a new weekly newspaper to rival Johnston Press in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
By William Turvill | 19 Sep 2014
Hertfordshire Mercury editor Julie Palmer (right) has been appointed to the new position of senior editor. She will continue to edit the Mercury, but will also now be responsible for co-ordinating editorial teams in the area.
By William Turvill | 27 Aug 2014
According to ABC, between January and June, Local World recorded 16,395,037 average unique monthly browsers - up 90 per cent year on year.
By William Turvill | 26 Aug 2014
Burton Mail editor Kevin Booth (pictured) is to take over at the Leicester Mercury following the resignation of Richard Bettsworth who leaves the title after 14 years
Revamp sees three weeklies closed to make way for daily editions and readers given 'greater opportunity' to contribute contentBy William Turvill | 07 Aug 2014
The Royston Weekly News, Saffron Walden Weekly News and the Huntingdon/ St Ives & St Neots News & Crier are to stop being published next month.
By William Turvill | 01 Aug 2014
Local World has reported a turnover of £239.6m and an operating profit of £18.5m for its first-year financial results.
By William Turvill | 30 Jul 2014
Alan Woods joined the Gazette in November 2013 after working his way up from reporter to deputy news editor on the News Shopper titles in South London.
Reporters and ad staff at Luton on Sunday and Northampton Herald & Post to work 'without the constraints of an office'By William Turvill | 30 Jun 2014
Editorial production of the two titles, which became part of Local World early last year after formerly being part of the LSN Media division of Iliffe News and Media, has been transferred to Bedford.
By William Turvill | 10 Jun 2014
More than ten Local World photographers are facing losing their jobs, according to the National Union of Journalists. Staff photographers on West Country titles are said to have been asked to accept zero-hours-style freelance contracts instead to carry on working for the publisher. But the uni
By William Turvill | 29 May 2014
As well as continuing to edit the Chronicle, Dent-Jones will now take a “supervisory responsibility” for its Local World sister title Brentwood Gazette and the two websites.
By William Turvill | 27 May 2014
At the end of March, Local World revealed plans to create a number of new jobs as it announced plans to turn the South West title into a seven-day operation.
By William Turvill | 23 May 2014
West joined the Echo in 1999 as a reporter and has also worked as news editor, business editor and content editor when the newspaper went from daily to weekly.