Powerful Front Pages In Local Media In 2020

Local media produced powerful stories in 2020, with The Yorkshire Evening’s Post FoI campaign to the Northern Echo championing the Northern Powerhouse project in response to new coronavirus restrictions. These stories demonstrate the powerful work of local newspapers in bringing high quality, trusted news to their communities across the country during 2020.

Yorkshire Evening Post launched their ‘Your Right To Know’ campaign 


The Maidenhead Advertiser’s appeal ‘Together We Can Make a Difference’

Maidenhead Advertiser Together We Can Make A Difference

The Barnsley Chronicle’s tribute to Barnsley readers on their efforts during the pandemic

Barnsley Chronicle April

Express and Star – front page appeal ‘Time To Get A Grip on Testing Chaos’


The Gravesend Messenger on Covid-19 restrictions

Gravesend Messenger

The Cornish Times – Trolley Makers Support Medics In Crisis

Cornish Times

The Rugby and Letterworth Observer On PPE During The Covid-19 Crisis

Rugby Lutterworth Observer

The Sunday Post’s Covid Scandal Exclusive 

Sunday Post

Southwark News Covers Local Community Efforts 

southwark news

The Manchester Evening News – ‘Playing Poker With Our Lives’ on coronavirus curbs in Manchester City

MEN Poker

The Northern Echo echos the Northern Powerhouse project in response to new coronavirus restrictions


The Camden New Journal’s front page appeal on the coronavirus pandemic