Between us we’ve got a wealth of experience in press and digital advertising. Whatever your requirements speak to us – we really do know what works and what doesn’t!!
Marilyn Hart – Sales and Editorial
Started life as a tele-ad at Bolton Chronicle in the early ‘80’s transferring over to Bolton Evening News in ’82. Since then not looked back and ran a number of paid and free titles for the Newsquest Media Group, eventually working in Manchester and running the provincial agency sales team until April 2008; leaving to start ML Media with Lynn.
Lynn Ashurst – Sales and finance
Also started life as a tele-ad at Bolton Evening News in the early 80’s for Lancashire Journal Series, part of Bolton Evening News. Lynn worked her way up to Group Ad Manager before leaving to work in Spain. On returning to GB worked in local radio before starting ML Media with Marilyn.
Lee Watson – Production
Lee is responsible for all the ad design and also started life at Leigh Journal part of the Bolton Evening News group. Lee is an excellent creative artist having lots of experience in both advertising and editorial
April 2017 – March 2018
- FULL PAGE £330 cpc 0.01p*
HALF PAGE £200
QUARTER PAGE £120
BUSINESS CARD £80
* cost per copy based on current distribution figures
BACK PAGE £400
INSIDE FRONT £350
CENTRE SPREAD £550
DPS FRONT HALF £500
DPS BACK HALF £400
CLASSIFIED RATES * PREPAID ONLY
FULL PAGE £275
HALF PAGE £180
QUARTER PAGE £100
BUSINESS CARD SIZE £60
*PLEASE NOTE ALL PRICES EXCLUDE VAT AT THE STANDARD RATE
How many magazines do you deliver each month?
21,000 each and every month.
Where do you distribute to?
Belmont, Bromley Cross, Bradshaw, Dunscar, Eagley, Edgeworth, Egerton, Entwistle, Harwood, Sharples, Rostock, Heaton, Smithills, Barrow Bridge & selected areas of Horwich.
What’s the cost of advertising?
Please see the rate card on our Advertising Costs section
What’s the deadline for the next issue?
Please see the deadlines to print section on our Advertising Costs section
Do you offer discounts?
We have a number of discounts available, please call the sales team on 01204 771834 for more details.
How do I know what size of ad I need?
Give us a call and we’ll sort all that out for you.
How do I go about designing my advert?
Again, give us a call and we’ll gladly sort it all out for you.
Do I see the advert before it goes to print?
Yes every advert is signed off by the advertiser.
Do I get a copy of the magazine?
Yes, all our advertisers receive a complimentary copy.
Can I provide my own artwork?
Yes that’s absolutely fine
How and when do I pay?
You pay on sign off of artwork. You can pay by paypal, BACS, credit/debit card, cheque or cash.
If I book for a number of months can I pay by standing order?
Yes we’ll give you the details for your bank
Is there a charge for you to design my advertisement?
As we outsource our advertisements to get the best possible design there is a small artwork charge, once paid you then own the artwork and can use in other publications or for leaflet etc.