Five regional newspapers owned by Trinity Mirror have shown month-on-month sales rises in the latest ABC figures published today.
Trinity Mirror moved most of its big-city daily and Sunday titles to monthly auditing earlier this year in line with its national newspapers.
Today’s figures show five of the 14 titles audited increased their circulations in July compared to the previous month.
The Sunday Sun led the way with a 4.1pc rise in circulation to 38,160, with Wales on Sunday posting a 2.5pc increase and the Sunday Mercury 2.4pc.
Of the other titles, all but two saw their rate of circulation decline slow during July, the exceptions being the Western Mail and the Evening Gazette, Teesside.
The full figures are as follows:
|Title||July 2013||Change||June 2013|
|Huddersfield Daily Examiner||17,027||-0.5pc||17,115|
|Manchester Evening News||71,319||-0.5pc||71,642|
|Newcastle Evening Chronicle||41,061||-0.3pc||41,176|
|North Wales Daily Post||27,469||-0.8pc||27,699|
|South Wales Echo||26,211||1.1pc||25,934|
|Teesside Evening Gazette||30,880||-2.1pc||31,527|
|Wales on Sunday||22,069||2.5pc||21,526|