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20 November

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Liverpool Echo editor talks at Local Solutions

Alastair Machray, editor of the Liverpool Echo, was the guest speaker at the latest ‘Thinking Space’ lunch event at Local Solutions' headquarters.

Liverpool Echo Editor, Alastair Machray and Chief Executive Stephen Hawkins at the lunchtime talk

During the session on 4 March 2008, Mr. Machray spoke about the history of the newspaper and the strength of the Liverpool Echo brand in Merseyside. The newspaper is investing heavily in video journalism and Echo TV along with new technology on its website to ensure that the demand for instant and accessible news is maintained.

The Liverpool Echo are especially proud of their involvement with Local Solutions’ BullyBusters project which supports people affected by bullying through a helpline and awareness sessions in school. Alastair said, “I feel that we’ve made a great difference to people’s lives through this campaign.”

Discussions ensued around the Liverpool Echo’s commitment to local issues and its unique relationship with its readers.

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