The Hyperlocal Bible
BEDFORDSHIRE Police bosses have called for tougher sentences for attacks on police officers after the case of one PC was shown on a television documentary this week. BBC One’s ‘Critical Incident’ on Monday featured PC Hayley Robinson, a Beds Police officer whose leg was broken…
AS part of our General Election 2019 diary, we interviewed the Labour candidate for Hertford and Stortford, Chris Vince. We had just interviewed him as part of his election campaign. Afterwards, as we strolled down the River Start towpath, we discussed the use of social…
THERE may be the case that you don not get invited to interview every politician who comes into your patch. Do you complain or just accept that there may a number of reasons. A few thoughts
OUR hyperlocal diary pieces go back to 2017. These are occasional v-logs by our editor, rumination got all matters appertaining to journalism. Over the next six weeks, we will concentrate on the General Election. Firstly, creating a channel for all things to do with the…
The Hyperlocal Bible: Not so long ago, Harlow (pop 80,000) had three printed newspapers. Next week, the printers stop rolling for the last surviving one, the Harlow Star. A few thoughts from me….
EARLIER this month we could be at one place for two on-line newspapers but on Saturday it wasn’t so easy.
A FEW words on a driving from job to job to job on a Super Saturday.
THE funeral of much-loved former editor of the Thurrock Gazette, Andy Lever.
Another one on Brexit
PLANNING as a subject will, no doubt, come up a few times this year.
PATIENCE they tell me is a virtue. It is hard.
WHEN you get to know someone through a story and it ends badly.
PLEASED to continue to be a member of the press regulator, Impress.
The sad case of Michael Forrest.
A PAINED reflection on the day I file my tax returns. Maybe not as painful as the day I get the bill!
CAN you put your deep and abiding devotion to David Robert Jones into your on line newspaper, even three years after his death.