Regionals

By Dominic Ponsford 23 October 9:36
Newsquest has announced proposals to sack around half a dozen journalists at the Lancashire Telegraph.
By Dominic Ponsford 22 October 9:19
KM Media Group-owned Whitstable Gazette parodied the classic Jaws film poster this week changing the headline to Claws after reports of a 50ft crab being spotted in the harbour of the popular Kentish coastal town.
By William Turvill 22 October 8:44
Local World has announced plans to launch a new weekly newspaper to rival Johnston Press in Grantham, Lincolnshire.
By William Turvill 17 October 9:52
Thames Valley Police did not say Sally Murrer was a journalist when it applied to bug her conversations, her barrister has revealed.
By William Turvill 13 October 11:54
There have been a number of photographer job losses across JP over the last year, including in Scotland, the Midlands and the North West. Overall, the publisher axed 1,600 jobs over 2012 and 2013.
By William Turvill 10 October 11:41
Former Ipswich Star reporter Mark Bulstrode was targeted after he questioned the force about the re-opening of a rape investigation.
By William Turvill 10 October 11:11
Archant has put its East London headquarters, where around 100 employees are based, up for sale.
By Dominic Ponsford 09 October 16:19
Journalists on the Coventry Telegraph have hit back at suggestions on social media that the paper has been “gagged or censored”.
By William Turvill 09 October 10:37
An email from associate editor Wayne Ankers told them there would be no shifts available from next week. He later revised this statement, after being told it was the paper’s policy to give one month’s notice to freelances.
By William Turvill 09 October 8:34
The proposal could lead to 29 van driver redundancies, and editorial staff will also be consulted in the coming weeks “about changes in work patterns required”.
By William Turvill 08 October 14:38
Coventry Telegraph political correspondent Les Reid has resigned and warned he may sue publisher Trinity Mirror.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 October 10:01
In an independent local newspaper founded six years ago has made its first foray into digital journalism by launching its first App for Apple and Android mobile devices.
By William Turvill 02 October 9:29
The news was announced in a company statement, which also said £200,000 was to be invested in “new technology and automating editorial processes as it modernises its newsroom”.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 October 8:46
Local newspapers remain by the far most trusted and popular source of local news, according to a YouGov survey.
By Dominic Ponsford 02 October 7:58

The UK’s third largest newspaper group Newsquest made an operating profit last year  of £52.8m on turnover of £289m.

By Press Gazette 30 September 16:57
All full-time members of staff at family-owner newspaper group Tindle have been awarded a £500 pay rise.
By William Turvill 29 September 8:59
The group, which publishes the Herald, the Evening Times, the Sunday Herald and the Scottish Farmer, reports that pre-tax profits were at £9.2m in the year to 29 December, down from £12m the year before.
By William Turvill 25 September 15:30
The Scotsman website reported record web traffic and a print circulation rise of 25 per cent as a result of its referendum coverage last week.
By Dominic Ponsford 24 September 12:38
The only Scottish daily or Sunday newspaper to declare its support for independence has reported a 111 per cent year on year increase in circulation.
By William Turvill 22 September 13:46
A round-up of this week's job moves, business shake-ups and award wins.

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