David Faulkner, managing director of NWN Media, is to step down a month after the regional publisher's acquisition by rival Newsquest.

Helen Carter has quit as North West editor of - just a week after starting.

Johnston Press’s second biggest shareholder has described the newspaper publisher as “like a horse without a jockey” and plans to force an Emergency General Meeting to oust the company’s chairwoman.

The owner of the Oldham Evening Chronicle says the newspaper will remain part of Oldham, with its new office “in the heart of the town.”

Newsquest has confirmed that the St Helens Star is moving back to the town.

The owners of local radio station, Revolution 96.2, have acquired the Oldham Evening Chronicle.

Manchester United are holding a special exhibition showcasing the work of local illustrator Stanley Chow - as well as dedicating the cover of their club magazine this month to his work.

Tributes have been paid to a former Newcastle Journal and Chronicle reporter who has died suddenly at the age of 61.

Helen Carter, a former Northern correspondent for The Guardian, has joined as editor of its North West region.

Trinity Mirror says it is closing in on the purchase of Express Newspapers publisher Northern and Shell from Richard Desmond.


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