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Skittling memories…

PART of my duties when I first worked in a newspaper office on work experience at the Bridport News (circa 1963) was to type in the skittles results. No emails in those days, of course, so all the scores and league tables had to be typed in by hand. […]

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My Life in Food…

GROWING up in a working class family there were few if any occasions when we dined out as a family. My mother was a great cook and I think my Dad never felt any restaurant could come up to mum’s standard. He was right. […]

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Print is key for hyperlocals

ONE of the big messages to emerge from last week’s ground-breaking community journalism summit in Cardiff was the demand for print from readers and advertisers. Several hyperlocal publishers who are currently working online exclusively explained how hard it is to get local […]

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Local news comes of age

It’s official. The hyperlocal news sector has a new representative body. It’s called the Independent Community News Network and it was launched in Cardiff on Thursday evening. This is another important milestone in the renaissance of […]