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NMA2022 – The Winners

May 13th, 2022

A host of award categories recognised the broadest functions across our vibrant and exciting industry applauding those innovative ideas and individuals that lead our success. A truly enthusiastic audience of 240 guests representing the breadth of newspaper and magazine publishing, distribution and retailing embraced the evening with a passionately charged atmosphere of excitement and mutual […]

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NMA2022 – Shortlist

March 30th, 2022

We received a wealth of high quality entries across the categories reflecting the immense volume of initiative, planning and execution excellence that makes our industry the best in the world. Our judges had the difficult task of selecting the most impressive from each category to put forward into our shortlist which can be downloaded below. […]

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“BE THE CHANGE SCOOPS” TOP SLOT!

March 25th, 2022

Despite COVID-19 attrition the syndicates powered on in a hybrid production meshing those present with those unable to attend in person. Audience reaction was energised and positive towards all the syndicates. Each audience member scored the presentations for the quality of their concept/content and their effectiveness in communication. The Winners The audience rated all syndicates […]

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Association of Circulation Executives A.G.M.

February 10th, 2022

  Attendance Registered ACE members who wish to attend the meeting are most welcome. Am I an ACE Member? If you have registered via the ACE website prior to 31st December 2021 or receive our newsletter you are a member Time and Venue The meeting is to be held at News UK Offices near London […]

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JOIN WESSEX NEWSTRAID

November 18th, 2021

  Newstraid Wessex is seeking local support, why not join them? For  more details on how you can help click below

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CEO of NewstrAid to step down in August

March 26th, 2021

Following a long career at magazine distributor COMAG, including 11 years as managing director, Mike took over as NewstrAid CEO in September 2018 having spent 14 years on the NewstrAid Trustee Board and six years as its Chairman. Over the last two and a half years, Mike has steered the charity through a period of […]

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NMA Deadline Extended!

March 26th, 2021

The 2021 ACE News & Magazine Awards are currently open for entries  and if you have not already entered, good news! the entry deadline has been extended to the 1st April! After a year of unprecedented adversity, the NMAs give the publishing industry the opportunity to showcase the many success stories that have emerged during […]

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Hearst UK agrees new partnership for NewstrAid Anxiety Helpline in memory of industry legend Terry Mansfield

February 24th, 2021

NewstrAid’s Anxiety Helpline, provided in conjunction with Anxiety UK, offers emotional support to industry colleagues who may be suffering from stress or mental health issues. Follow up help is available to anyone with a newstrade connection. James Wildman, CEO, Hearst UK and President, Hearst Europe said: Mike Mirams, CEO of NewstrAid said: “Terry believed in […]

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Gold Key Media launches “Seeds for Nurses” Campaign

February 23rd, 2021

  The Wellbeing campaign, titled “Seeds 4 Nurses” will be launched within “Project Wingman Lounges” located at hospitals across the UK as well as on their mobile double decker bus lounge. Project Wingman is a Charity set up in April 2020 by airline pilot, Captain Emma Henderson MBE who had a vision to create a 1st Class airport […]

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12 Drummers Drumming – GC Look back on ‘Phoenix from the ashes’ moments from 2020

December 18th, 2020

As we prepare to sign off for Christmas, some of the ACE General Committee members take a moment to pause and look back over 2020. We asked members of the council to consider from a business perspective, what has been their ‘phoenix from the ashes’ moment that has arisen from COVID… Carola York – VP […]

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11 Pipers Piping – In a Flash and a Flame

December 16th, 2020

We highlight below several of the articles that caught our eye and have indeed been recommended reading to our students attending the Ace Empower Industry Training Programme. But what of the team behind these great insights? Scroll down to find the link that will tell you more. Albert Read – Managing Director – Conde Nast […]

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10 Lords a Leaping – where is WH Smith leaping to?

December 16th, 2020

The article below featured in the recently published Wessenden Briefing and has been reproduced by kind permission of Wessenden Marketing High St sales down -19% & Travel down -32% Behind the topline Group figures, the difference between High St and Travel is stark, as the table shows. Travel’s like-for-likes are even worse at -43%. Travel […]

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9 Ladies Dancing – NewstrAid 2020

December 16th, 2020

What does NewstrAid do? NewstrAid, provides financial help, emotional support and practical advice to anyone from the news trade who is facing hardship. If you work or have worked in the sale and distribution of newspapers or magazines in the UK and need support, NewstrAid could help. This year has certainly been challenging for everyone and […]

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8 Maids a Milking – Grocery Sales Spike A bonus for News & Mags?

December 16th, 2020

The latest grocery market share figures from Kantar show take-home grocery sales rose by 11.3% during the 12 weeks to 29 November 2020, the fastest rate of growth since August. Take-home sales during the past four weeks increased by 13.9%, as eating and drinking out of home was restricted by the English national lockdown. The […]

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7 Swans a Swimming | Who’s virtually partying hardest?

December 16th, 2020

So Christmas Party Season 2020 is strange in more ways than one this year, but we’re delighted to see so many business pulling out all the stops to still offer some sort of festivities to colleagues at the end of a challenging year! Here are a few great examples of virtual Christmas Parties from across […]

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