Newsquest North West

is part of Newsquest Media Group, one of the UK's largest regional publishers.


We serve our customers through

  • 200+ local media brands publishing online, on mobile and in print
  • a weekly print readership of more than 6 million ‡
  • our newspaper website brands attract over 21 million unique browsers monthly
  • approximately 1,000 employees ‡
  • five newspaper printing sites ‡
  • direct marketing and door-to-door delivery
Current Vacancies
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Distributors
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NEWSQUEST (NORTH WEST)

We publish 26 print titles across the region, including editions. Consisting of two leading paid for daily titles, the Lancashire Telegraph and the Bolton News; eight paid for weeklies; 12 free weekly tabloids and a monthly free newspaper for the Asian community.

A range of niche publications are produced as well as a weekly motoring magazine, Auto Exchange. All key print titles have their own dedicated websites. Our local multi-media brands reach more than 4 million across the North West region ‡.

Newsquest North West Limited is divided into five core business units across the region.



NEWSQUEST (KENDAL)

Founded in 1818, Newsquest Kendal publishes the following titles and websites:

  • A paid for weekly, The Westmorland Gazette.
  • A free distribution weekly, The Citizen – Ulverston & South Lakes.
  • A quarterly niche magazine – Limited Edition and a host of additional, beautifully produced niche publications.
  • The Gazette eagerly supports many of the County shows and events held throughout Cumbria.

NEWSQUEST (BLACKBURN)

Founded in 1886, Newsquest Blackburn publishes the following titles and websites:

  • The daily Lancashire Telegraph which has three editions, with two main editions: Blackburn, Darwen, Hyndburn & Ribble Valley and Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale, the Burnley free edition (Thursday).
  • The POST – a targeted publication designed to reach the most affluent homes across East Lancashire. Launching January 2017!
  • One free distribution weekly; the Chorley & Leyland Citizen.
  • A monthly free Asian newspaper, Asian Image, including the annual Fusion Awards.
  • Several niche publications are also produced and promotional events held annually, including the prestigious East Lancashire Education Awards, Neighbourhood Awards and Grassroots Awards.

NEWSQUEST (BOLTON)

Founded in 1867, Newsquest Bolton publishes the following titles and websites:

  • The daily Bolton News.
  • Three paid for weeklies; the Bury Times, Radcliffe Times and the Prestwich & Whitefield Guide.
  • The POST – a targeted publication designed to reach the most affluent homes across Bolton
  • One newly launched highly targeted free distribution weekly - The POST (first edition Friday 12 February 2016, published every Friday) reaching affluent homes across Bolton.
  • There are also several niche publications and promotional events held annually, including the prestigious Bolton & Bury Business Awards and Education Awards.

NEWSQUEST (GUARDIAN SERIES)

Founded in 1853, Newsquest Guardian Series publishes the following titles and websites:

  • Three leading paid for weeklies; the Warrington Guardian, Northwich Guardian, Winsford and Middlewich Guardian, the Knutsford Guardian Series including the Wilmslow Guardian edition.
  • Five free distribution weeklies; Leigh Journal, Warrington Midweek, Runcorn & Widnes World, St Helens Star, and the Crewe and Nantwich Guardian.
  • In addition the group publishes several niche publications and is involved in shows and events across the Cheshire and Merseyside regions.

NEWSQUEST (MESSENGER SERIES)

Founded in 1974, Newsquest Messenger Series publishes two leading free weekly titles, the Sale & Altrincham Messenger and the Stretford & Urmston Messenger

NEWSQUEST (WIRRAL)

Founded in 1973, Newsquest Wirral publishes the area's leading free weekly, the Wirral Globe
Several niche publications are also produced from the Globe's headquarters in Birkenhead and the title is involved in shows and events throughout the Wirral area.

Source: ‡ Publisher’s Statement 2015