The Lancashire Evening Post has won the Team of the Year prize at the O2 Media Awards North West.
The paper was also highly commended in the Daily Newspaper of the Year category.
Investigations editor Aasma Day won the Specialist Reporter award, with court reporter Stef Hall also highly commended. And Aasma and senior reporter Catherine Musgrove were highly commended in the News Reporter of the Year category. And Aasma was highly commended in the Features Writer category.
Nicola Green, director of communications at O2 UK, said: “We’ve seen some superb journalism through the year which demonstrates the valuable role regional media plays within local communities.”