Teesside Gazette editor Chris Styles is to step down after six years at the helm.

Ian Savage, group editor of Newsquest Lancashire and editor of The Bolton News for 10 years, is to step down from his role.

Christen Ager-Hanssen

Christen Ager-Hanssen, the largest shareholder at Johnston Press, has abandoned plans for a boardroom coup that would have installed former Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond as chairman.

Newsquest has completed the acquisition of Cumbrian media firm CN Group, which owns The Cumberland News and Cumbria Life.

Orbit News, a family owned media agency, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Davide Astori

The Manchester Evening News has apologised for a “classless and insensitive” tweet following the sudden death of Italian footballer Davide Astori.

Trinity Mirror is preparing to change its name to Reach following the purchase of the Express and Star newspapers.

The Competition and Markets Authority has announced that it will look into the planned acquisition of Northern & Shell’s UK publishing assets by Trinity Mirror.

This morning, Trinity Mirror completed the acquisition of Northern & Shell’s publishing assets.

A new survey suggests that local print and digital media is the most trusted source of local news and information.


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