WHO IS ED HALFORD?

Ed Halford is the Oxford Mail's politics reporter. He previously studied for his NCTJ at News Associates and has worked for News Shopper and Richmond & Twickenham Times.


If you have a story for Ed please contact him @ed.halford@newsquest.co.uk

Previously, Ed served as Editor-in-Chief for the University of York’s newspaper Nouse, and whilst working as Editor there, he developed and promoted the newspaper’s reputation for undertaking complex and exciting investigations.

The York Press, The Northern Echo and The Richmond & Twickenham Times are a few of the many local newspapers Ed has written for, and been published in numerous times . With experience in news reporting and providing commentary on local politics, Ed is comfortable and experienced in writing about a wide range of issues and is particularly enthusiastic about British politics.

Alongside these contributions, Ed most enjoys writing about local issues in Suffolk where he spends a lot of time. In the past, Ed has argued for better transport infrastructure in the County and has scrutinised the shortfalls of Levelling up in the East of England. Unsurprisingly, in Ed’s spare time he supports Ipswich Town F.C. from the stands at Portman Road and is an avid runner.

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Ed, you've always been the champion of the people's voice in Oxford!

The Hollow Way bus gate is now left without legitimacy, as residents -many who were ignored in consultation- have made their views crystal clear.

Worth pointing out that many constituents in these Oxford council seats have been disproportionately affected by LTNs and this shift away from the Labour Party is significant.

Great coverage from @TheOxfordMail and @NoorJQurashi

“much hinges on two of the mayoral elections: Tees Valley, which is expected to declare shortly after midday on Friday, and the West Midlands, which will declare on Saturday.”

⁦@Steven_Swinford⁩’s analysis

All eyes on Tees Valley at around 12.30

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MY ACHIEVEMENTS

SOME OF MY WORK

Ed has undertaken a significant amount of work for various local newspapers around the UK, and has been published covering topics from politics to cheese production demonstrating his versatility and breadth of understanding and experience.

A SELECTION OF LOCAL REPORTING

INTERVIEWS WITH MPs

A SELECTION OF OPINION ARTICLES

A SELECTION OF NOUSE ARTICLES

A SELECTION OF INTERVIEWS

The crisis in accessibility to dental care- South West Londoner

SHOWCASE & TESTIMONIALS

Ed interviewed me for an anniversary edition of Nouse and wrote an excellent write up, really capturing all the essential points and bringing the conversation to life. It was a pleasure to read back and see the interview presented in such a compelling way.

James Plunkett, Author

Ed Halford is dedicated to ensure that journalism is conducted to the highest standard. He spends time thoroughly researching his subject prior to an interview and is therefore able to bring greater insight to his reporting and writing. He has a professional approach to journalism and is a credit to his profession.

Rachael Maskell, MP

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