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What does BEN stand for?

BEN stands for Bolton Evening News (UK)


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He was a northerner through and through, and started his working life as reporter for the Bolton Evening News and, for a while, the News Chronicle before national service in the Royal Navy.
Newsquest has been at the forefront of converting evening newspapers to morning titles over the past two years, switching the York Evening Press, the Bolton Evening News and the Lancashire Evening Telegraph.
At least this would seem to be the majority view of those supporters who participated in a poll on the Bolton Evening News website which offered four names for consideration - Megson, Chris Coleman, Steve Bruce and Graeme Souness - and cheekily added AN Other as a fifth candidate.
And he fought off strong competition from contenders from The Metro, The Daily Record and The Bolton Evening News.
Gartside made the breakthrough with his Leicester counterpart, Milan Mandaric, who had twice rejected requests to approach Megson, on the day a poll on the Bolton Evening News website delivered an embarrassing snub to his preferred candidate to replace Sammy Lee.
But it was in the tighter discipline of journalism that Hesketh was first to make an impact, holding the post of women's editor on the Bolton Evening News between 1942 and 1945.