Showing items tagged with 'local newspapers'
19 October 2016: OneMK (Milton Keynes), Luton on Sunday and the Northampton Herald & Post will shut with the loss of six editorial staff.
17 October 2016: Politicians, chapels and branches pledge donations and support to the strikers.
17 October 2016: Journalists in south London are now on a 10-day strike against plans which will result in 12 reporters covering news, sport and leisure across 11 newspapers and eight websites.
13 October 2016: The union has delivered a company-wide wage and benefits claim for journalists which would be worth more than £1,500 or 7.6 per cent to a reporter on a £20,000 salary.
4 October 2016: The 14-day strike has been postponed as management agreed to talks with ACAS, the arbitration service.
29 September 2016: Journalists working on newspapers owned by Newsquest in south London have voted to hold a 14-day strike starting next Thursday in response to company plans to put nearly all the newsroom staff at risk of redundancy.
28 September 2016: Last year, staff at Newsquest south were forced to strike for 10 days because Newsquest's vicious cuts. Journalists are now taking action again as further job losses will create excessive workloads and harm democracy in the capital.
8 September 2016: Newsquest's decision to make further redundancies at its centre in Sutton, leaving just 18 journalists to cover the whole of south London and parts of Kent, has been censured by politicians across the board.
7 September 2016: The company has told its employees that four reporters, two content editors, three subeditors, an editorial assistant and the deputy managing editor will all be cut by mid-October.
6 September 2016: The newspaper group has ended a contact with an agency and the newsroom has no staff photographers.