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Bugle wins regional newspaper award

By john.butterworth  |  Posted: June 06, 2014

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THE Black Country Bugle won a regional newspaper award last night at Villa Park, Birmingham.

From a record entry of more than 320 journalists in newspapers and media groups from Shropshire to Lincolnshire the paper won the Headline of the Year category in the Midlands Media Awards 2014.

The one chosen was written by editor John Butterworth and was entitled Has Dudley Council lost the plot?

This was the story about the missing graveyard in King Street which the council said they owned but a week later decided it was not their plot.

At the evening with 300 guests in the Holte Suite the judges said it was “a simple, but brilliant headline encapsulating Dudley Council’s difficulty in locating the owner of a hidden cemetery.”

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