Tuesday 22 December 2009

New London paper eyes up the regions

The new London free, The London Weekly, which plans to launch in February has named its editorial team here and also claims on its website that it plans to launch titles in Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester.
The website says The London Weekly will be "an entertainment, politics, music, sports and lifestyle newspaper with a circulation of 250,000 copies distributed each and every Friday and Saturday mornings outside main line tube stations in London. The newspaper will be published weekly by GPG (Global Publishing Group) a partnership of 5 private equity investors."
As for the future, it says: " GPG UK plans to expand with 3 titles by 2012, current titles in planning include; The Manchester Weekly, Liverpool Weekly and The Birmingham Weekly."

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