The Cambs Times Sling The Mesh Campaign Wins Making a Difference

A campaign by The Cambs Times which took an important health issue affecting thousands of women right to the heart of Government has won the Making a Difference award for the best local newspaper campaign. An online poll in which the public...


Local Papers Celebrate #TrustedNewsDay

Local newspapers across the UK are opening up their newsrooms to show readers exactly how trusted local journalism is produced as part of Local Newspaper Week’s #TrustedNewsDay today. Local newspapers have launched a series of initiat...


David Dinsmore: Local Journalism Adds Enormous Value to Lives

David Dinsmore, the chairman of the News Media Association, has lent his support to Local Newspaper Week (14-20 May).  I have always been a firm believer in the power of journalism as a force for good in our society.  At its...


Rachel Shenton: Trusted Local Journalism More Important Than Ever Before

Actress, writer Rachel Shenton wrote and starred in the Oscar-winning short film The Silent Child I am a huge supporter of local newspapers because they do so much good for the communities they serve. Take, for example, my local paper...


Rachel Shenton Backs Local Newspaper Week

Oscar-winner Rachel Shenton is backing local newspapers ahead of the industry’s annual Local Newspaper Week which kicks off on Monday with the launch of the Making a Difference online vote. Rachel, who wrote and starred in the short f...