Regionals

By PA Media Lawyer 25 July 10:37
Newsquest North East pleaded guilty, having indicated a "not guilty" plea at an earlier hearing.
By William Turvill 24 July 9:28
Highfield said that digital audience growth is “far outweighing any decline in print”, but added that he does not “want cannabilisation of what is our biggest source of revenue (print)”.
By William Turvill 23 July 9:44
Announcing a second-quarter profits rise of 84 per cent and a 12 per cent increase in revenue year on year, Gannett also said Newsquest’s digital revenues are up 24.6 per cent.
By William Turvill 22 July 9:35
The change means the paper’s presses will be rolling from around midnight, but editor Keith Harrison said this does not mean it is now a “morning paper”.
By William Turvill 22 July 9:09
Johnston Press’s managing directors for Northern Ireland and Scotland are to leave as part of a shake-up that will see the company combine several publishing divisions.
By William Turvill 21 July 10:35
Publisher Johnston Press has agreed a long-term lease of four office suites in Berwick Workspace, located just behind 90 Marygate (pictured, Google), according to the newspaper.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford 17 July 12:17
Mail Online (10,912,083 unique users per day, up 35 per cent year on year) and The Guardian website (5,718,502, up 17 per cent) remain the biggest newspaper websites in the UK.
By Press Gazette 17 July 10:14
The newspaper, now owned by Newsquest, used to occupy all floors of the three-storey building in the Old Town of Swindon.
By William Turvill 16 July 11:04
One year after launch, the weekly, paid-for Pembrokeshire Herald is claiming a circulation of up to 8,000. And the 50p title, which claims to have seven full-time equivalent editorial positions, has created a music video to celebrate.
By William Turvill 16 July 8:35
Archant has revealed plans to move production of 25 weekly newspapers across London, Kent, Hertfordshire and Cambridge to Norwich.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 July 12:08
The UK’s biggest selling regional newspaper is looking into adopting a metered paywall.
By William Turvill 15 July 8:44
Don Hale, who edited the Bury Messenger, said he was handed a file detailing alleged attempts by PIE to persuade certain MPs to legalise sex with children. The document is also said to have detailed attempts to infiltrate government while seeking funding.
By William Turvill 14 July 12:09
The group today claimed to have passed the 10,000 mark for online subscribers last month, with a growth of 125 per cent year on year.
By William Turvill 14 July 8:40
It is not yet known where journalists for the weekly newspaper, which recorded an average circulation of 5,792 in 2013 according to ABC, will be based.
By Press Gazette 10 July 9:30
If regional newspaper journalism handed out Purple Hearts, two reporters from the Brighton Argus would be deserving recipients.
By William Turvill 09 July 9:02
Speaking at Tindle Newspapers’ half-yearly management conference, Sir Ray said that while his company has lost national revenue over the six-year recession, it has also gained “local revenue”.
By William Turvill 08 July 8:25
The cover price of the new Dorset title will be 50p, a 5p rise on both of the former newspapers.
By William Turvill 07 July 10:58
John Francis (pictured) took over from Darren Isted, who stood down after 25 years at the title to work in PR, today.
By William Turvill 02 July 14:26
James Higgins, who has been at the Evening Mail since 2010, will replace editor and publisher Jonathan Lee – who will move to a newly created managing director role – next Monday.
By Dominic Ponsford 01 July 12:10
Archant East London editor in chief Malcolm Starbrook has retired after 45 years in journalism, 35 of which as an editor.

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