Many writers’ first steps into the public eye are through the pages of their local paper

St Helens Star: Adele Parks

12:10pm Thursday 12th May 2011

Britain’s local media is in a unique position to celebrate the individual character of our different regions, reinforcing that very special sense of place so important to us all and certainly important in creative writing.

A week in the life ...

St Helens Star: Chief reporter Vicki Stockman and photographer Dave Gillespie cover the election

11:40am Thursday 12th May 2011

THIS week marks Local Newspaper Week – when we explain the Warrington Guardian’s role in the community.

Local papers keep communities strong, says Michel Roux

St Helens Star: Michel Roux Jr

8:10am Wednesday 11th May 2011

Like a robust local newspaper, good local food and produce lie at the heart of a strong local community.

Local papers - giving power back to the people

St Helens Star: Celebrating Local Newspaper Week

3:30pm Tuesday 10th May 2011

If you could change one thing in your local area, what would it be?

Julia Bradbury: 'Local newspapers have an important role'

St Helens Star: TV Presenter Julia Bradbury

10:18am Tuesday 10th May 2011

The world is a smaller place now and news travels faster than ever before thanks to new media.

My view: David Cameron on local newspapers

St Helens Star: David Cameron

10:02am Tuesday 10th May 2011

FOR decades, local newspapers have faced fierce competition.


9:50am Tuesday 10th May 2011

There are 1200 regional and local newspapers and 1400 associated websites in the UK.


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