There are 1,100 local newspapers and 1,600 associated websites in the UK.
Local Media Facts
The local press is the UK’s most popular print medium, read by 31 million people a week.
Local media websites attract 62 million unique users each month.
Over 60% of people act on the ads in local newspapers.
Local newspapers are more than twice as trusted as any other media channel.
Local media employs 30,000 people including 10,000 journalists.