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ITV News have announced a set of major enhancements to regional news programmes to improve the service to viewers across the country.
Key changes include:
? the overall number of 6pm flagship regional news programmes is being increased from 16 to 17
? a new service aimed at the Thames Valley will be introduced
? separate editions of Calendar will be set up for the east and west of the ITV Yorkshire region
? the trial of running two editions of Tyne Tees? North East Tonight, one for the north of the region and one for the south, will become permanent
? ITV West?s broadcasting footprint is being expanded to include the area around Gloucester and Cheltenham
The changes are the result of a widespread review of ITV?s regional news services in England and Wales. The review?s objective was to prioritise the regional flagship programmes and to ensure ITV broadcasts to identifiable regions.
ITV News enhancements to regional news
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