They also print other local titles, such as the , and. Tags : No tags Discussions : Comments are closed. Successive chairmen were members of the Beckett family until the retirement of Rupert Beckett in 1950. In 2012, as its parent company Johnston Press sought to cut costs, it was merged with the Yorkshire Evening Post — the local newspaper for Leeds - with the then editor, Peter Charlton, overseeing both titles. Among its current staff are investigative journalist Rob Waugh, as well as sports writers Richard Sutcliffe and Nick Westby.
This update introduces design and performance improvements to make reading the daily paper even easier and quicker for you each day. Currently, the Yorkshire Post has a weekly circulation rate of about 40 thousand. In 1866 the paper changed to a daily publication under the title of Yorkshire Post after it was acquired by the Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Company Limited in the previous year in response to worries that the liberal Leeds Mercury was becoming too powerful. It is one of the most prestigious provincial papers in. It will be at once conservative and progressive, a foe to democracy and revolution, but the firm friend of all constitutional reform. The current editor is James Mitchinson.
In September 2013, it was announced the Wellington Street premises would be demolished as journalists had already moved out. At its peak in the 1950s, the Yorkshire Post sold 120,000 copies a day. They were based at offices in Wellington Street, but in November 2012 they moved to Number 1 Leeds, Whitehall Road, where they took four floors in the managed building ,. As well as publishing regular supplements on sport, rural affairs, culture and motoring it runs an extensive business section with two weekly pull-out supplements. Payment for this subscription will be charged to your iTunes account upon purchase.
You can help Wikipedia by. When it was purchased by a group of in 1866, the Intelligencer changed its name to the Yorkshire Post and went to daily publication. Not to be confused with. . The first chairman was , from a Leeds banking family Beckett's Bank was founded in 1774 and acquired by in 1921.
The Post is descended from the Leeds Intelligencer, a four-page weekly founded in , , England, by Griffith Knight in 1754. No cancellations of the current subscription are allowed during the active subscription period. As always, you can download editions and supplements to read offline later, and keep up to date with the latest breaking news in Yorkshire in the live digital section. Alongside The Scotsman it is one of the flagship titles owned by. In 1939, the Yorkshire Post absorbed a rival, the , which was founded in 1718 and at its peak was quite liberal in comparison to the Leeds Intelligencer in the late 18th century.
Auto-renewing subscriptions can be managed via Account Settings allowing them to be turned off. In March 2014, 'The' was reintroduced on the name of the paper after 46 years. This figure had dropped to 40,000 by 2012, rising to nearer 90,000 on a weekend. They are ultimately owned by. This conservative supporting newspaper began publication in Leeds in 1754 as the Leedes Intelligencer, a weekly paper started by Griffith Wright.
It has satellite offices in , , , and , as well as correspondents in Westminster and the. The paper, currently titled The Yorkshire Post, continues to be published as a daily broadsheet. A huge change came to the paper when its parent company, Johnston Press, merged it with the Yorkshire Evening Post. The Relevance of Dated Newspapers With the advent of digital media and online databases, it might seem like newspapers have gone the way of the dodo. Yorkshire Post Newspapers are publishers of the and. Bolland 1848: Christopher Kemplay 1866: John R. Despite the name, the Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer featured news from wider Britain and all over the world, but with a focus on Yorkshire.
The subscription will auto-renew within 24 hours of the current subscription expiring. Dictionary of nineteenth-century journalism in Great Britain and Ireland. There are a variety of delivery and gift options to fit your needs. The Yorkshire Post Newspaper app is free for 30 days and then available through monthly subscription which is auto-renewing and priced at £7. The company acquired the in 1923 and merged it with the Yorkshire Post in 1939. Founded in 1754, it is one of the oldest newspapers in the country.
In 1939, amid concerns regarding the post-war fate of newspapers in general, the Leeds Mercury was also incorporated in to this title following acquisition by the Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Company Limited in 1923. In the 1930s the Post opposed any appeasement of Germany. The former Yorkshire Post headquarters at Wellington Street, Leeds. In John Chartres and Katrina Honeyman. It will be at once conservative and progressive, a foe to democracy and revolution, but the firm friend of all constitutional reform.
It is now located at No. The paper was founded in 1754, as the , making it one of 's first daily newspapers. Thank you for using The Yorkshire Post tablet app. It had a companion paper, the Yorkshire Evening Post. Preliminary demolition began in March 2014, while in April 2014 it was announced the iconic tower would be spared.