Members in “complete shock” after plans to sell independent publisher revealed
- Head Office: 58 Church Street, Weybridge, Surrey, KT13 8DP
- Website: www.newsquest.co.uk
Owned by US-based publisher Gannett, Newsquest is one of the UK’s largest publishers of local and regional newspapers with more than 300 titles.
Its major UK publishing centres include York and Glasgow and it employs more than 8,000 staff.
A relatively young company, Newsquest was born in 1995 from Reed Regional Newspapers and has since acquired long-established publisher Westminster Press.
More information can be found on the company’s website at www.newsquest.co.uk.
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