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9 November 2015: The publisher is to move eight posts on its titles in south London to its production centres in Weymouth and Newport.
A dozen jobs to go on the Warrington Guardian as a ballot for action commences in Bolton over Newsquest cuts
6 November 2015: A year after 30 jobs were cut in the North West, Newsquest is cutting a further 12, as NUJ members in Bolton are preparing to ballot for action following earlier proposals to cut a quarter of its editorial workforce.
28 October 2015: NUJ seeks assurances for staff after the deal and voices concern over the effect it will have on media plurality.
28 October 2015: NUJ survey shows the income of 80 per cent of staff and freelances has not kept up with the cost of living and a quarter of staff and 60 per cent of freelances suffered financial hardship.
23 October 2015: A total of 10 jobs are at risk at the Bolton News and other north-west titles.
14 October 2015: The newspaper group's accounts show it made £60 million, pre-tax, while saving £5m by sacking 228 staff and paying many below a living wage.
8 October 2015: After a summer of sackings, NUJ members working for Newsquest reacted with complete disbelief when the company was given an Investors in People award.
1 October 2015: The company is to cut the pictures department from three photographers to one picture editor and use readers' pictures and freelance contributions.
28 September 2015: More photographer jobs to go on the Southern Daily Echo as part of newspaper group's policy to “move away from images provided by staff photographers”.
22 September 2015: Newsquest journalists are the least happy of those working for major regional newspaper publishers, a Press Gazette survey has found.