Tag Archives: Newsquest

More redundancies at free paper take news off the agenda

Most of the journalists – or at least, any journalists who are left – at local free papers the Croydon Guardian and the Sutton Guardian have been put on notice of redundancy by the company which owns them, Newsquest, in … Continue reading

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Striking free paper’s staff reach breaking point over cuts

Nick Davies has had a fair amount of airtime in the last 24 hours. The investigative journalist was the first to break the phone hacking scandal which ultimately led to the Old Bailey trial involving David Cameron’s former communications director, … Continue reading

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More evidence of neglect at Care UK old people’s homes

Another example of Care UK‘s dubious reputation for providing poor care of the elderly residents at its homes comes from Epsom, where the company has been forced to pay compensation to a family for its neglect of a vulnerable resident.

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Job cuts to hit Croydon’s local free newspaper

More local job cuts announced – and this is very bad news. The local freepaper, the Croydon Guardian, looks set to lose its hard-working and well-respected sports editor, Graham Moody, among 12 journalists facing the axe under the latest cost-cutting … Continue reading

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