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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 week of action to support the local news media.
7 December 2016: The union calls on the Competition and Markets Authority to stop dragging its feet on newspaper closures which threaten media plurality.
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.
27 October 2016: It's day nine on the picket line and the strike is going fine.
25 October 2016: NUJ general secretary Michelle Stanistreet and NUJ president Tim Dawson visit the picket line.
24 October 2016: Newsquest south London strike back on for five more days.