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14Jan
2021

JPIMedia Launches Campaign For Pharmacy Vaccination Centres

Hundreds of JPIMedia titles have launched a campaign calling for local pharmacies to be used as vaccination centres, providing residents with local access to vaccinations. As the roll-out of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine continues, the Yor...

07Jan
2021

Powerful Front Pages In Local Media In 2020

Local media produced powerful stories in 2020, with The Yorkshire Evening's Post FoI campaign to the Northern Echo championing the Northern Powerhouse project in response to new coronavirus restrictions. These stories demonstrate the powerf...

03Dec
2020

Newsquest To Launch A New Daily Newspaper For Oldham

A weekly newspaper which was launched by Newsquest just three years ago is to become a daily paper in the New Year. The Oldham Times will become a six-days-a-week print title from January 2021, returning a daily newspaper to the borough. ...

03Sep
2020

Archant Ventures Launched To Champion Local Entrepreneurship

Archant is launching a new unit called Archant Ventures to champion local entrepreneurship within the community. Archant Ventures will invest in local organisations that show real growth potential – to accelerate their success, create...

27Aug
2020

LDR Gets Inside Track On Oldham’s Battle To Avoid Becoming ‘The Next Leicester’

A Local Democracy Reporter used her experience of reporting on local politics in Oldham to get the inside track as fears mounted that the town would be locked down following a sharp rise in coronavirus cases. In a piece for Behind Local New...