Ex­press hopes to keep ti­tle as best in the UK

Macclesfield Express - - DRUGS MENACE -

THE Ex­press is hop­ing to keep its ti­tle as the best in the country af­ter be­ing short­listed again in the ‘Os­cars of re­gional jour­nal­ism’.

We’re proud to be one of six ti­tles nom­i­nated for Weekly News­pa­per of the Year at the Re­gional Press Awards.

The awards cel­e­brate the best in lo­cal jour­nal­ism from around the country and we will find out if we’ve won at a cer­e­mony in Lon­don on May 20.

The team hopes to re­tain its ti­tle af­ter win­ning the na­tional award last year.

And this year, re­porter Karen Britton is also hop­ing to add to the pa­per’s tro­phy haul af­ter be­ing short­listed for Weekly Re­porter of the Year.

Mac­cles­field Ex­press ed­i­tor Gareth Tid­man said: “We’re de­lighted to be nom­i­nated and that the hard work of the team has been recog­nised again by the awards panel.”

●● Ed­i­tor Gareth Tid­man, cen­tre, with mem­bers of the Ex­press team; Rhi­an­non McDowall, Stu­art Greer, An­nette Lord and Karen Britton with the 2015 award

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