Regional Newspaper Circulations: An A-Z

A six-monthly review of regional newspaper circulations in Scotland has found across-the-board drops.

Says the Audit Bureau of Circulation, the year-on-year percentage sales performance of both daily and non-daily regionals are universally down, allmediascotland having reported here the scale of the falls among daily titles such as the Press & Journal, the Evening Times and the Paisley Daily Express.

Starting today: An A-Z review of the non-daily titles, starting A-C.

Aberdeen Citizen Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 72,103. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 5.7 per cent.

Airdrie & Coatbridge Advertiser Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 14,788. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 7.7 per cent.

Alloa & Hillfoots Advertiser Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 8308. Year-on-year performance: a drop of eight per cent.

Annandale Herald Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 3056. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 2.3 per cent.

Annandale Observer Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 6340. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 4.8 per cent.

The Arbroath Herald Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 9681. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 4.1 per cent.

Ayrshire Post Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 24,695. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 6.4 per cent.

Bearsden/Mingavie & West End Extra Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 20,945. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 15.7 per cent.

Berwick Advertiser Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 7391. Year-on-year performance: a drop of four per cent.

Berwickshire News & East Lothian Herald Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 5503. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 5.7 per cent.

Blairgowrie Advertiser
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 2614. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 15.1 per cent.

Border Telegraph
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 4093. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 10.7 per cent.

Brechin Advertiser Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 2947. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 1.1 per cent.

The Buchan Observer
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 6966. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 3.4 per cent.

The Buteman Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 2976. Year-on-year performance: a drop of n/a per cent.

Carrick Gazette Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 2573. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 7.8 per cent.

Central Fife Times & Advertiser Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 6498. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 2.1 per cent.

Cumbernauld and Kilsyth Advertiser Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 13,834. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 21.8 per cent.

Cumbernauld News & Kilsyth Chronicle Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 10,214. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 10.8 per cent.

PS Not all newspaper titles put themselves forward for auditing or at least all of the time. For instance, missing from the above listing are the Allanwater News, the Arran Banner, the Banffshire Journal, and the Clydebank Post – among others.

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