Blogspot by Kevin McNamara The Lib Dem Fightback is on in Essex 2017 looks to be another good year for the party. The truth is that 2015 was a very challenging year for the Liberal Democrats — plummeting to 8 MPs and 8% of the vote, losing their only MP in Essex. Despite the reports of the […]
WHY would you need to go to a council meeting? You get the agenda, you get the minutes. Job done?
WE ran a little piece about the music scene from the comfort of our office but here we are at the Essex Skipper pub where we were catching up on an act (Paul Howard and Jo Clack).
IT is good, where you can, to immerse yourself in the community within which you work. You don’t have to wear a press hat but people soon get to know and appreciate your role.
ATTENDING and reporting in court, can be full of little foibles and pitfalls. Every time we attend, we might have a little bit of advice for you.
Mr Perrin’s blog: A Word in Your Ear. Dear Cllr Gavin Callaghan, In response to your blog dated 29th December 2016. True to form you put the blame, for what you perceive to be the ”disintegration” of the Labour Party, entirely on the shoulders of Mr Jeremy Corbyn and those who support him. In your […]
WE spoke to the leader of Harlow District Council, cllr Jon Clempner about how he saw relationships with press and offers advice to journalists.
PAUL Tobias-Gibbins of M and P Estates in South Ockendon, writes a number of fascinating blog-pieces on the the property market. We got in contact with Paul and asked if we could publish his article Thanks to http://www.mpestates.co.uk Average Rent Paid by Tenants in South Ockendon rise to £1,013 per month Back in the Spring, […]
COULD it be the end of local press as we know it.
GET OUT and about on a planning story
HOW a former professional footballer is helping young journalists and what we can learn from that.
A Happy New Year….
YOU never know when you will stumble across someone a little bit special.
GET to the job. What happens when you are first to the scene of a story that ends up going all around the world. No pressure.
YOU have to take a holiday but you run an on-line newspaper on our own. So what do you do?
CONTINUING professional development. Otherwise known as go visit another on-line newspaper and find out how it is done.
YOU have got to get yourself embedded in the community. The more people see you, the more they will appreciate you.
DON’T be afraid to get in the car and follow the story. You never know where it might end!
THIS film looks at the fact that running an on-line newspaper is a lot of hard work.
THE films on this channel are simply suggestions to anyone who is or may want to start an online newspaper, or is involved in delivering news in a digital form.
AS 2016 has drawn to a close, it has given me time to reflect on the world of politics over the past 12 months. Labour has had a very turbulent year and we can thank the Blairite-led leadership coup for that.
Blogpost: By Mick Hall “I see the young Blairite Gavin Callaghan has been busy stirring up apathy and division in a blog post on Your Thurrock. His claim the Labour Party is disintegrating is not only untruthful, but coming from a man whose bloodstained hero can do no wrong, it sounds more like wishful thinking. […]
Blogpost by Mick Hall “Dealing with Ukip is like trying to play chess with a pigeon. Even if you win within the rules, the pigeon will clutter up the pieces, and finally it will s**t on the chessboard, leaving you to deal with the mess.” I have no desire to revisit the flags furore which […]
AN elderly lady who I have known for many years said to me at the weekend: “Why are all those flags flying in Grays, this is not good, the last time I saw something like that was when I was a young child.