Regional Circulations: Final Bunch

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 Thursday, here, Friday here and yesterday here: An A-Z review of the non-daily titles. Here: S-Z.

Shetland Times Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 11,118. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 0.8 per cent.

South Lanarkshire Extra Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 13,129. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 10.3 per cent.

Southern Reporter Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 16,751. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 6.4 per cent.

Stirling News Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 28,894. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 6.1 per cent.

Stirling Observer (Friday edition) Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 4084. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 15.8 per cent.

Stirling Observer (Wednesday edition) Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 9940. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 14.1 per cent.

Stornoway Gazette and West Coast Advertiser
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 11,470. Year-on-year performance: a drop of five per cent.

Strathearn Herald Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 2665. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 11 per cent.

Wee County News Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 6101. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 11.4 per cent.

West Highland Free Press Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 8519. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 2.3 per cent.

The West Lothian Courier
Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 15,565. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 7.9 per cent.

Wishaw Press Average net circulation for six months upto end of June this year: 9160. Year-on-year performance: a drop of 9.2 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 is the Strathspey & Badenoch Herald and the Strathallan News – among others.

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