A glimpse of the glamour

Posted by - September 18, 2011

The style, sophistication and glamour of the London Press Club’s annual Ball is extolled  in a new promotional video created especially for the star-studded event which takes place this year on Thursday October 13 at London’s Natural History Museum. It exudes the fun that underpins the fund raising for the excellent cause that is The Journalists’ Charity and

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Vote for Carole!

Posted by - September 16, 2011

Carole Stone, the ‘Queen of Networking’ and LPC member (and former Director), has been shortlisted as one of the 12 best connected businesswomen in the country. Director Magazine and O2 are holding the search. They are looking for women who’ve used a variety of connections to keep in touch cheap alternative to provigil with those

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New Range Rover Evoque up for grabs

Posted by - September 16, 2011

One of the most sought-after cars in Britain is to be the star charity auction prize at this year’s prestigious London Press Club Ball. More than 400 of Britain’s leading journalists, media executives and VIP guests will be able to bid for a year’s driving of the award-winning new Range Rover Evoque . Funds raised

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New era for Press News

Posted by - September 1, 2011

A warm welcome to this first electronic on-line version of PRESSNEWS.  The Club board felt it was about time we moved with the times and used technology to produce a modern edition of the Journal and we hope that you like the result. This transition will allow us to communicate more speedily to members with

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London Press Club Ball 2011

Posted by - August 26, 2011

Tickets and tables are selling fast for the social highlight of the journalistic world – the annual London Press Club Ball. Don’t miss out. This year’s LPC Ball will take place on Thursday 13th October, 2011 at the Natural History Museum – hosted this year by distinguished news presenter and ‘national treasure’  Moira Stuart. The

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Trust and Fleet Street

Posted by - July 1, 2011

A personal view by Bill Hagerty. When the News of the World was launched in 1843, it proudly proclaimed: ‘Our motto is the truth, our practice is the fearless advocacy of the truth’. That may have been the motto, but the menu targeting the newly literate working class consisted of titillation in the form of

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New email format

Posted by - June 30, 2011

Stop Press emails have been given a new look – now we’ll be using new software which will hopefully make our messages easier and more attractive to read. Importantly, we have introduced an automatic ‘opt-out’ facility for those who no longer want to receive them. We will gradually be moving existing members onto the new ‘members

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Faversham fans

Posted by - June 29, 2011

  On the 20th July on a very pleasant day, a group of 15 Club members, accompanied by Club Chairman, Steve Oram and Club Administrators Kate O’Reilly and Nathalie Smith, paid a visit to the award winning Phoenix Pub in Faversham which is owned by Club Deputy Chairman, David Selves. The trip was at the

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Duchess praises free speech

Posted by - June 2, 2011

The Duchess of Cornwall took pains in her speech at the London Press Club Awards ceremony to emphasise the importance of free speech. “I believe passionately in freedom of expression,” she told the audience of over 150 LPC members and their guests at the Berkeley Hotel in London. “It is our right to speak freely. Please

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