WE are living in uncertain times, the like of which have not been seen since the 1920’s. Yes, there have been more dangerous times since then. However, economic, constitutional and international
Blogspot by Scott Nelson David Cameron has effectively sabotaged the UK – but Jeremy Corbyn can keep the UK together Nicola Sturgeon is absolutely right to call a second independence referendum because Brexit has changed everything. Despite Leave winning the EU referendum, Scotland and Northern Ireland voted to Remain. Personally, I believe the Scottish referendum […]
AT the January, 2017 Full Council meeting Cllr Oliver Gerrish (Labour) asked the Leader of the Council, Cllr Rob Gledhill (Conservative), not once but three times, to admit that the NHS was in crisis.
THE biggest obstacle that holds people back from achieving their goals and dreams is the fear of failure. They fear that if they try to do something different and it doesn’t work out
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LABOUR’S defeat in Copeland was devastating but not surprising. Electoral data shows Labour’s vote share in the constituency has dropped since 2010 – proving that the rot set in under New Labour.
YOUR readers want to know that the school is OK. That it is a happy place. But they also want to know if they are getting the right education and may well want a newspaper that does look into a number of issues. So how do you get the balance right? We spoke to the […]
FROM getting on the police media list to trying to get information out of the press team.
SOMETIMES, you make a mistake. Hopefully, you are confident and (slight irony here) professional enough to admit it. We are not talking libels here but a mistake, a genuine one.
FIND THEM and treat them well. Whether they are bloggers, columnists, readers or commentators; find those whoo are not afraid to speak out. We are talking about reasoned, intelligent people and not the “speak as I find trolls” that inhabit cyberspace.
WE filmed this piece just before venues began at a Holocaust Memorial Event in Harlow.
Pride goes before destruction, a haughty spirit before a fall.
A BIT vague here but discussing the nature of compromise and right of reply on some stories.
This only applies to being on line.
YT has always been very grateful for help and advice we have been given from academic institutions that are interested in helping hyperlocal news organsiations.
SOMETIMES, with crime reporting, getting the tone right is so important. Yes, you have to report the facts but…
HERE we are, in the cold and in the rain, for a photo call. But we are the only ones there…
ARE you writing for yourself? Do you have an agenda. Or let us ask the question: Do you have any idea as to who is actually reading your paper and how do you adapt to that?
WE have found the arts add a lot of colour to our websites and when they have an opening or a presentation, it allows you to catch up and or network.
HE heritage page is really important. Heritage can mean anything from having a working knowledge of your patches history to now and again dipping into the archive of past newspapers.
WEDNESDAY night’s vote in Parliament was a truly historic event. It is the result of a hard fought victory against a system which undermined liberty, democracy and progress in order to prop up a crony capitalist cartel
OUR film is framed behind a backdrop of local newspapers that go back decades. The papers are housed in a museum. We think you should stay close to both.
IN case you think that once you start your newspaper, that the reports will fall at your feet, think again.
NOT all your stories are going to be popular. Not your fault. But be prepared to have to take it on the chine. Or, take action. It is up to you….
THERESA May promised the nation that she would be a Prime Minister who would look after the ‘Just-about-managing’. Well it appears that Thurrock Conservatives didn’t get the memo.