Regional Circulations: Even More

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.

Started on Wednesday (here) and continued yesterday, here: An A-Z review of the non-daily titles. Here: G-I.

The Galloway Gazette Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 5555. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 7.5 per cent.

The Galloway News
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 8300. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 6.1 per cent.

The Glaswegian Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 75,279. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 24.2 per cent.

Glenrothes Gazette
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 6076. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 3.2 per cent.

Hamilton Advertiser
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 21,627. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 6.5 per cent.

Hawick News and Scottish Border Chronicle Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 5246. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 2.6 per cent.

Herald & Post Edinburgh Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 115,071. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 10.3 per cent.

Herald & Post Fife Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 39,691. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 11 per cent.

Herald & Post West Lothian Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 42,146. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 7.2 per cent.

The Inverclyde Extra Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 9260. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 50.8 per cent.

The Inverness Herald Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 15,514. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 12.3 per cent.

Irvine Herald and Kilwinning Chronicle Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 9547. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 4.3 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 Highland News and the Inverness Courier – among others.

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