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18 Tape Street, Cheadle, ST10 1BD Staffs. T.01538 752214   •   5 Church Street, Uttoxeter, ST14 8AG Staffs. T. 01889 562479

Serving the community

We are a Staffordshire based, family-run publishing house and home to three long-established local newspapers; The Cheadle and Tean Times (aka The Stunner); The Uttoxeter Echo and The Blythe and Forsbrook Times.


We also produce Peeps into the Past and three glossy regional lifestyle magazines; Stone Life, Eccleshall Life and Leek Life.


Our newspapers have been established and respected in the area since 1896 and we are proud to remain independent to this day, continuing to serve the towns and villages in our locality with an interesting variety of news, sport, photographs and features.


We are a community orientated company and believe that our 115 year experience and strong connections with local businesses, organisations and families provide our readers and advertisers with high quality and approachable publications.


We offer a comprehensive platform for advertising within our publications, enabling both the general public and traders far and wide to promote and draw attention to their products and services across our distribution area.


The region we serve boasts a diverse mixture of business and commerce, from Alton Towers; one of the premier tourist attractions in the UK, to JCB; the excavator giant with its world headquarters based at Rocester.


The rural areas of Cheadle and Uttoxeter nestle in the heart of the beautiful Staffordshire Moorlands and the Dove Valley, just a stone's throw away from the world renowned Peak District.


Blythe Bridge borders the city of Stoke-on-Trent and provides a link between the city and the more outlying areas of the Staffordshire Moorlands.


Stone sits on the banks of the River Trent and the Trent and Mersey Canal and is noted across the country for its annual food festival.


All our hubs of publication are within easy reach of the Cities of Stoke-on-Trent and Derby and the County Town of Stafford and therefore provide an excellent catchment area for both advertising and news coverage.

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