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Scots papers snapped up by media firm

Three Scottish newspapers acquired by Johnston Press as part of its deal to buy Regional Independent Media earlier this year are being sold on. The Galloway Gazette, Carrick Gazette and Stornoway Gazette/West Coast Advertiser are to be transferred to Scottish

Press division revenues continue to rise

Scottish Radio Holdings’ press division is continuing to do well, seeing an eight per cent rise in like-for-like revenues between October and December. Score Press, which publishes 45 local weekly newspapers in Scotland and Ireland, helped the group get off

'Outstanding performances' lead to record group results

“Outstanding performances” by Scottish Radio Holdings’ press and radio divisions has led to record turnover and operating profit for the group in the past year. Announcing its preliminary results for the to September 30, the media group revealed that turnover

Press profits up nine per cent

Scottish Radio Holdings’ press division has seen profits rise by an estimated nine per cent in the last year. According to the latest trading update for the group, which publishes 45 local weekly newspapers in Scotland and Ireland, Score Press

Media chief to retire

Richard Findlay, chief executive of media group Scottish Radio Holdings, is to retire later this year. Richard, (60), who is also an executive director, will step down from his current role at the end of the financial year in September.