Regionals

By William Turvill 30 October 16:19
Newsquest's Oxford Mail and Oxford Times are set to axe 20 journalists as part of a subbing hub move.
By Press Gazette 30 October 13:01
The story, published earlier this week, was about David Ainsworth being jailed for six months for his crimes.
By William Turvill 29 October 16:22
The restructure will see Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday editor Ian Stewart take on the role of editorial director of parent company, The Scotsman Publications Ltd.
By William Turvill 29 October 13:19
A former regional newspaper journalist believes a council spied on her meeting with local authority staff under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act in order to "scupper" her investigations.
By Dominic Ponsford 29 October 9:06
Regional newspaper group Johnston Press has reported a narrowing the rate of revenue decline over the 16 weeks to mid October from 4.3 per cent to 3.1 per cent.
By William Turvill 27 October 10:56
The only newspaper in Scotland to back the Yes vote for independence in last month's referendum, the Sunday Herald, saw its average circulation increase by 64 per cent year on year in September.
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.

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