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The Bridge launches crowdfunder in bid to access £2,000

The Bridge match-fundraising campaign has launched in a bid to raise a total of £2,000 before the end of June. £200 was raised during Indie News Week and the remainder has to be sourced in order to receive a match-fund pledge of £2,000 from the Public Interest News Foundation (PINF). ‘It’s a great chance for The Bridge to secure its short-term future,’ said The Bridge editor, Wendy Robertson. ‘After a year of hand-to-mouth survival it would be wonderful to have a buffer for a few weeks.’ The Bridge launched sixteen months ago and is currently...

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Indie News Week 3-9 June

Come and say Hello to The Bridge editor, Wendy Robertson, during Indie News Week. Bring your stories and ideas for items. Tell me what you think of your community newsletter and how it can be improved to best serve Berwick. Support your community news provider and keep independent news alive. Local journalism is in crisis throughout the world; investigating and communicating news costs money but without community-based journalism more ‘news deserts’ will start to appear. Without journalists who will hold power to account and how will communities stay informed of issues that affect them?The...

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