Patch Story #3: Chesterfield coffee shop to raise money for M3 ward

Made to be given in for a December 18 2009 deadline, this article refers to an event that has already taken place. I managed to go for the opening myself, and it was a lot of fun. I do recommend Froth as a cool coffee shop to hang out at if you're ever in Hasland, … Continue reading Patch Story #3: Chesterfield coffee shop to raise money for M3 ward

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Journalists and Ethics

This isn't going to be a post about ethics and journalism per se, but an accurate report of a conversation I had with an immigration official (yes, that's right). I was going through immigration checks at Heathrow airport. Now, for those ignorant souls who have no clue about the trials and tribulations many international students … Continue reading Journalists and Ethics

Patch Story #2: Special needs charity hopes to raise £300,000

A charity that caters to children with disabilities needs to raise £300,000 in order to develop the empty land adjoining their new headquarters. Fairplay was founded in 1992 and is currently situated in a small office on Chatsworth Road in Chesterfield. Come March 2010, they will move to Myplace Chesterfield on Alexandra Road West, the … Continue reading Patch Story #2: Special needs charity hopes to raise £300,000

Patch Story #1: Closure of UFO hotline affects many

As part of the module "JNL6006 - Researching News", we had to submit four news stories for a news portfolio for assessment. Students were given patches to get their stories from. Mine was Chesterfield, Derbyshire. This is one of the stories I submitted. In my opinion, this one is the weakest of all my stories. … Continue reading Patch Story #1: Closure of UFO hotline affects many