A regional publisher has announced a cover price increase at 17 of its weekly newspapers.
The increases by Johnston Press affect 12 of its weekly titles in Scotland and five in Yorkshire.
Thr price rises came into effect last week and range from between four and 10 pence.
Johnston Press declined to comment on the changes when approached by HTFP.
The Whitby Gazette, which was announced as weekly newspaper of the year at last week’s O2 awards for Yorkshire and the Humber has also gone up in price from £1.20 to £1.25.
In Scotland the Lanark Gazette, Carluke Gazette, Linlithgow Gazette, Queensferry Gazette, Bo’ness Journal, Motherwell Times, Bellshill Speaker and East Fife Mail have all increased in price from 95p to 99p.