The Echo room was previously used as a drill hall, for dances, concerts, entertainments and as a relief postal sorting office at Christmas and it was partitioned off with areas for the reporters, the management and the sub editor with a paper storage enclosure and trestle table where the newspapers were manually counted and wrapped into parcels for onwards distribution.
In the centre of the room was a single decker printer, while two lino-type machines chugged away in the background.
There are facilities in this area to read and print from both microfilm and microfiche.
If you require assistance during office hours, please ask at the Level 2 Desk.
The investigation started in 2013, when Southampton Trading Standards began an inquiry into Woolston Car Supermarket.
The court heard customers were confronted by “pushy” salesmen who persuaded them they were getting a bargain, but whose “lies and misrepresentations” amounted to fraud.
I was chief sub-editor and then editor of Cambridge’s weekly student newspaper, ’s then editor, Pat Fleming, asked where I saw myself in five years’ time and I answered honestly: back home in London, writing about the subjects that most interested me – film and theatre – for the broadsheets.
Richard Burbage has been told he is likely to face a substantial prison sentence after being found guilty of five counts of fraudulent trading.
It comes after a Daily Echo investigation into Burbage resulted in an in-depth probe by Hampshire Trading Standards.
I learned how to ask the right questions and distil the five Ws – the who, where, what, when and why – of any story into as little as 150 or 250 words, with accuracy and clarity paramount.
"In my second year, promoted by Fleming to education correspondent, I learned how to specialise, spending perhaps half my time covering school and university news, the rest as a general reporter.