‘Student single’ fare hike branded “deceptive” and “unfair”

See this published for Forge Press Students have hit out at “unfairness” and “deceptive behaviour” as ‘student singles’ across Sheffield increase to £1.20 just as many leave campus and return home for the Summer. Stagecoach and First both increased the popular student fare, valid with a Ucard and a feature of many university cities across…

In days, Jared O’Mara reinstated then resigns from Labour

See this published for Forge Press Days after he was reinstated, shamed MP Jared O’Mara has resigned from the Labour Party saying he was “made unfairly to feel like a criminal” over abusive social media posts that were unearthed. O’Mara was suspended from the party in October after multiple online posts were resurfaced, some dating…

‘Ashamed’ MP Jared O’Mara reveals suicide attempts after suspension

See this article published for Forge Press Reinstated Sheffield MP Jared O’Mara has told how he made three attempts on his life after he was suspended from the Labour Party for abusive online comments, as he publicly apologised this week. Having beaten his Lib Dem rival Nick Clegg at last year’s snap general election, O’Mara…

Here’s everything you need to know about our new Vice-Chancellor Koen Lamberts

See this published for Forge Press here The University has today appointed a new Vice Chancellor, as Sir Keith Burnett retires after more than a decade in the role. Professor Koen Lamberts will take up the University’s highest office in November, having been Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of York since 2014.

Busy bank holiday weekend for ambulance crews in North Devon

See this published This was an exclusive story. After thinking of the idea and contacting SWASFT, I wrote it for local title the North Devon Gazette and produced a radio report for my hourly news bulletins on The Voice commercial radio. Emergency ambulances were sent out around North Devon almost 360 times across the bank…

Four years reporting on a local Archant news desk…

Below are just some of Ewan’s numerous bylines for his local Archant title, the award-winning North Devon Gazette. stories from summer 2018 here  more since 2014: search the ‘north devon gazette’ tag on this site!