The Bournemouth Daily Echo - Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 50° 43.307 W 001° 52.721
30U E 579150 N 5619486
Quick Description: This Art Deco building is home to the Bournemouth Daily Echo.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/25/2010 1:45:57 AM
Waymark Code: WMA06X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GT.US
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Long Description:
Wikipedia describes the newspaper's history: visit link

'The Bournemouth Daily Echo, commonly known as the Daily Echo, is a local newspaper that covers the area of south-east Dorset, England, including the towns of Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch. Published by Newsquest (Southern) Limited, issues appear Monday through Saturday with a daily circulation of 33,215 as of January 2008.

The newspaper was first published on 20 August 1900, and the centenary of the paper was celebrated in, Echoes of the Century, a book published by the Daily Echo in 2000 that chronicles the history and reportage of a century. In October 2006, the EDF Energy London and South of England Media Awards awarded The Daily Echo the title of Daily Newspaper of the Year. In the same competition, the paper also won Columnist of the Year and Environmental Journalist of the Year for the work put forth by Faith Eckersall and Natalie Bruckner, respectively.'

Part of the building is now a restaurant known as The Print Room with The Ink Room next-door, it inhabits this large area now that technology has made the old printing presses redundant.

Area Served: Bournemouth

What is (later, was) its physical address?:
Richmond Hill
Bournemouth, Dorset United Kingdom

Does it now just provide an internet read?: Both newsprint and internet

Internet address: [Web Link]

Did you ever buy or subscribe to this paper?: I bought one here and there

Please provide a link referring to the newspaper's demise.: Not listed

If applicable, when was this publication's last edition?: Not listed

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