Powerful 2019 Local Media Front Pages

Local media as produced powerful stories in 2019, with campaigns including the collaborative ‘Power up the North’ from newspapers across the north of England, and the Kent Messenger’s investigation into gun crime.

These stories highlight the powerful work of local newspapers in delivering high quality trusted news to their communities across the country. Here is a selection from 2019.

The Yorkshire Evening Post – front page appeal ‘Don’t be fooled by Fake News’

YEp Fake News

The Farnham Herald breaks the news of Jeremy Hunt’s Conservative leadership bid

 Farnham Herald Jeremy Hunt

The Herald on Sunday – Trainspotting takeoff on Brexit ‘Choose Something’

The Herald on Sunday Choose Something

The Edinburgh Evening News – Boris Johnson becoming Prime Minister

 316 EEN

The Birmingham Mail welcomes new inquests into pub bombings after successful campaign

Birmingham Mail

The Northern Echo’s call to Westminster to narrow the North-South divide

Northern Echo

The Kent Messenger’s piece on gun crime in the UK

Kent Messenger

The Dundee Courier celebrates Frank’s Law coming into force after their six-year campaign

The Courier Franks Law April 2019

The Eastern Daily Press’ investigation into allegations of abuse at former school


The Manchester Evening News on the 2019 general election result


The Glasgow Evening Times’ celebrates law change after their eight-year ‘Opt for Life’ campaign


The Camden New Journal’s front page plea to end knife crime in London