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Issue #84

This week Remember Woman’s Mirror? You should, it had an all-star cast. And it is set for a reunion next month. Anthony Peagam is issuing invitations. Former Daily Telegraph business editor Roland Gribben recalls the days before he was on the Manchester Evening Chronicle or even the Lancashire Evening Post, doing would-be reporters out of […]

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Issue #83

That reminds me… This is how it’s supposed to work. We had two tales last week of reporters being scooped on their own stories and this prompted two more. And a book review of Ladies of The Street reminded Gordon Amory of an incident involving a lass in chilly Tynemouth, when he was but a […]

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Issue #82

  This week Editor’s letter (please read) Harold Heys follows last week’s note about a reporter who invented his own list of mourners at big funerals with a cautionary tale about inventing quotes for vox pops. Last week’s piece about the Border Wars in Carlisle also reminded Stan Solomons about the time he trekked to […]