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19 January 2017: Trinity Mirror has made a series of announcements concerning its regional weekly and daily titles, with 77 jobs to go and 44 new roles, including 17 video journalists and producer roles, to be created.
Newsquest boss pockets £1.5m as staff denied an across-the-board pay rise for the tenth year running
17 January 2017: Newsquest chief executive Henry Faure Walker collected a pay package worth up to a maximum of £1.5 million – the equivalent to hiring 75 newly qualified journalists.
16 January 2017: Journalist call for base in town where newspaper has had a presence for 157 years, plus more jobs go in Blackburn and Bolton
4 January 2017: The NUJ's campaign to support a vital local news media is launching a week of action from Friday 24 March to Saturday 1 April.
13 December 2016: NUJ chapel describe the news as a "devastating blow".
7 December 2016: The union calls on the Competition and Markets Authority to stop dragging its feet on newspaper closures which threaten media plurality.
1 December 2016: Newsquest has turned Scroogequest at Christmas by announcing redundancies in Newport.
28 November 2016: NUJ chapel reassures Newsquest that they are united and determined in opposition to the reckless and illogical cuts.
4 November 2016: The newspaper group is changing its content operation which could result in the loss of up to 57 jobs and the creation of 40 new roles.
31 October 2016: As the 10-day strike ended, news from the American parent company paved the way for more cuts in the group to make $30m savings.