The Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph is the next Northcliffe daily to switch to weekly production, HoldtheFrontPage reports today.
It follows the move by Northcliffe to turn the Torquay Herald Express weeekly. There is speculation that other of the company's dailies, inclunding the Lincolnshire Echo, may follow the weekly trend.
Sales of the Scunthorpe Evening Telegraph are around 16,ooo copies a day. It will publish its latest daily edition on Friday August 12. The first weekly edition of the 74-year-old title is to publish the following Thursday, 18 August.