This year’s Local Newspaper Week is carrying a Closer to Home theme
focusing on how local papers can directly influence their community.
by the Newspaper Society, the week is encouraging papers to involve
their readers in the reality of daily life on a newspaper. It suggests
papers could publish histories of their titles and link up with the
local Talking Newspaper Federation.
Model and ChildLine
ambassador Caprice has sent an article to all local and regional
newspaper editors across the country thanking them for their support.
She said: “Local newspapers and their readers have been loyal
supporters of ChildLine since it was launched 18 years ago, helping it
increase awareness of issues such as bullying and abuse, and raising
Local Newspaper Week runs from 16 to 22 May.