Local World

By Dominic Ponsford | 28 Oct 2015
Local World was launched by David Montgomery three years ago with a promise that it signalled the start of “the fightback in Britain’s regional media industry”.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford | 28 Oct 2015
Trinity Mirror has confirmed it is to buy regional publisher Local World.
By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Oct 2015
Local World digital director Matt Kelly is leaving after 18 months to join rival regional publisher Archant as chief content officer.
By William Turvill | 08 Oct 2015
More than 300 local newspapers have been closed in the past ten years, according to Press Gazette research.
By PA Mediapoint | 14 Sep 2015
Publisher Trinity Mirror has confirmed it is in talks to take over local newspaper group Local World in a reported £200m deal.
By William Turvill | 03 Sep 2015
The 32-page Grimsby Target will be delivered to 33,500 homes in North East Lincolnshire last week.
By William Turvill | 02 Jul 2015
Press Gazette revealed earlier this year that Trinity – which publishes the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Sunday People as well as a number of regional and local titles – was seeking to buy Local World.
By William Turvill | 01 Jul 2015
Daily Mail and General Trust and Trinity Mirror, which own 59 per cent of Local World shares, earn more than £25m between them from this profit.
By William Turvill | 22 Jun 2015
Sent out every work day at 5pm to Android mobile and tablet handsets, the app editions contain "a digestible collection of the most important and entertaining content" from the local area.
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 May 2015
Croydon Advertiser editor Glenn Ebrey is stepping down and his role is to be divided up between existing staff.
By Samuel Osborne | 29 Apr 2015
An editor of a weekly newspaper has left her position after six years to become editor of another weekly owned by a rival publisher.
By John Reynolds | 26 Mar 2015
Trinity Mirror is understood to be in negotiations to buy David Montgomery’s regional newspaper group Local World, according to industry sources.
By Axegrinder | 17 Mar 2015
Axegrinder shudders to think what ‘disgusted of Tunbridge Wells’ makes of the latest online traffic-chasing wheeze on the website of the Kent and Sussex Courier.
By William Turvill | 26 Feb 2015
Stokes, who has been deputy editor of the Post since 2006, is to take over from Mean after he retires on 6 March.
By William Turvill | 24 Feb 2015
MegaGroup, based in Milford Haven, started publishing the Pembrokeshire Herald in July 2013. The 70p title now claims a paid-for circulation of 6,700.
By William Turvill | 20 Feb 2015
This morning, Local World began advertising for “talented journalists obsessed with digital to join its new national team” based in its High Street Kensington office.
By Emilio Casalicchio | 27 Jan 2015
Jacobs, working with senior editor, Rebecca Smith, will head teams for the Canterbury Times, Maidstone and Medway News and Ashford Herald websites.
By William Turvill | 08 Jan 2015
The Grantham Journal, originally known as the Grantham Journal of Useful, Instructive and Entertaining Knowledge and Monthly Advertiser, has been covering the hometown of Margaret Thatcher and Isaac Newton since 1854, when it cost one penny.
By Dominic Ponsford | 06 Jan 2015
A new upmarket free weekly newspaper is set to launch in Tunbridge Wells with a print-first publishing model in competition with the Local World-owned Courier.
By William Turvill | 19 Dec 2014
The free Burton Advertiser, a sister title to the Burton Mail, published its last edition this week.