Agreement has been reached for the ownership of The Forester, based in the Forest of Dean, to be transferred to the Tindle Newspaper Group.
The paid-for weekly joins the growing Tindle stable of more than 200 newspapers across England and Wales.
The nine staff members at the Forester offices at Cinderford will transfer with the business and formal consultations with these employees have started.
Negotiations for Tindle have been led by managing director Brian Doel, who will be joining the board of the new company, Forester Newspapers Limited
Tindle has a long track record of publishing local community newspapers and has launched five new titles in the past year.
Northcliffe managing director Michael Pelosi said he was confident that The Forester would continue to have a bright future as part of the Tindle Group.