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Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

Five minutes to midnight: End in sight for regional papers?

As the stripped down Post prepares to shed more than a third of its staff this week in the latest round of redundancies, is the death knell sounding for regional daily newspapers? Chris Oakley, former editor of the Liverpool Echo and owner of the Birmingham Post and Mail and then the Yorkshire Post, certainly thinks […]

Call for practical support for Bristol City of Sanctuary

Call for practical support for Bristol City of Sanctuary

Bristol continues to demonstrate its self-confidence and humanity on Wednesday May 9, when supporters of City of Sanctuary will come together to find ways of making its new status a reality. Civic leaders, business and faith representatives will join Bristol Refugee Rights Members with their experience of seeking sanctuary to discuss plans to make Bristol […]

Demonstration against the BEP cuts

Demonstration against the BEP cuts

The Bristol Evening Post’s 80th anniversary bash was accompanied by loud protests as demonstrators gathered outside the Galleries shopping centre, hosting an exhibition celebrating the BEP’s 80 years, to voice their opposition to yet more redundancies at the Evening Post, the abandonment of the Saturday edition and the end of Venue in print. BBC Points […]

Devastating cuts at the Bristol Evening Post

Devastating cuts at the Bristol Evening Post

Mass redundancies are once again proposed at the Bristol Evening Post where up to 19 journalists – more than a third of staff – are at risk as the paper scraps its Saturday edition and drops ‘Evening’ from the title. At the same time, Venue magazine will cease appearing in print; some Venue listings and […]