Eight loss making weeklies to close in the Midlands

Eight Trinity Mirror titles are to be closed in the Derby and Peterborough areas. Twenty three employees are likely to be made redundant.

On the Hold the Front Page Website there’s an interesting perspective from Nick Hudson, former Group Editor. Hold the front Page article.

Steve Brown, regional managing director of Trinity Mirror Midlands, said: “It is a very sad day when newspaper titles close and we looked hard at alternative measures to try and prevent this decision.

“However, the remaining titles in the Trinity Mirror Midlands marketplace remain strong and the management team is focused on continuing to grow audiences and products across the rest of the region.” (Hold the Front Page)



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