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19May
2017

CN Group Titles Save Our Services Campaign Wins Making a Difference

A powerful campaign by CN Group titles against proposed cuts to health services across north and west Cumbria has won the Making a Difference award for the best local newspaper campaign. Twenty-eight local newspaper campaigns from the past...

18May
2017

Industry Celebrates Local Newspaper Week

Daily and weekly local newspapers have united to celebrate the campaigning power of local papers and the importance of highly trusted local journalism during Local Newspaper Week this week. LNW, which follows the local press industry’...

16May
2017

Ben Fogle Backs Local Press Industry

Freedom of speech is a fundamental part of any democracy but, sadly, it is all too easily taken for granted. The right to question authority, to hold power to account, and to expose wrongdoing faces a near constant array of both direct and indi...

16May
2017

Ed Balls Writes for Local Newspaper Week

Outside of the Westminster bubble, life is truly local. Local newspapers are central to local life and are being read by bigger audiences than ever before, reaching more than 95 per cent of British postcodes. With its deep-rooted community link...

16May
2017

Political Leaders Back Local Press Industry Ahead of Local Newspaper Week

Party leaders from across the political spectrum have given their strong backing to highly trusted local newspapers and local journalism for Local Newspaper Week which started on Monday.  Prime Minister Theresa May, Labour leader Jerem...

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