Publication FAQs

Can I advertise in just one edition?

Yes, that’s fine. But we usually recommend that you book a series of three to get people used to seeing your name and business.

How many magazines are delivered?

95% of our magazines are delivered directly into local homes and business with just a few hundred left in places such as post offices and libraries

Saddleworth Monthly prints 6,000 copies
The West Saddleworth & Lees Guide prints 4,500 copies
The Mossley Browser prints 5,500 copies

This gives us a total circulation of 16,000 with an estimated readership of 40,000 local residents – higher than any other local publication.

What are the advert sizes?


Quarter Page Advert

6cm by 9cm Portrait
13cm by 4.7cm Landscape


Half Page Advert

13cm by 9cm Landscape
6cm by 19cm Portrait


Full Page Advert

13cm by 19cm No Bleed
15cm by 21cm With Bleed

What are the 2019 copy dates?

January – 7th December
February – 18th January
March – 15th February
April – 18th March
May – 15th April
June – 17th May
July/August – 21st June
September – 16th August
October – 16th September
November – 18th October
December – 18th November

Can you design an advert for me?

Yes, if you don’t have an advert already, send us over the words and any pictures or logos you’d like to use and we can create one for you.

Will I see a copy of my advert before it goes to print?

Yes, please provide an email address and we will send a copy over to you for approval before going to print.

How do I pay?

You can pay by BACS, by card over the telephone or by cheque. All details will be given on your invoice.