News

18May
2018

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...

17May
2018

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...

15May
2018

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...

14May
2018

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...

10May
2018

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...