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Compact switch for sister weeklies

The last three broadsheet newspapers in the Archant stable have this week turned compact. The Buchan Observer, Fraserborough Herald and Ellon Times all bowed to the will of their readers and the lure of modernisation. The 72-page “Buchanie” was launched

Scottish newspaper divisions merge

Archant’s two regional newspaper publishing divisions in Scotland are to be merged into a single business unit with a new management structure, following a company review. Archant Central Scotland and Archant North East Scotland will form Archant Central & North

Weeklies join forces to take on daily competitor

The Aberdeen Independent has joined forces with three of Archant’s weekly newspapers in a bid to strengthen its advertising. The two companies have joined together to better compete with the daily Press and Journal in Aberdeen. The alliance means that

New-look Observer from Monday

The press will be descending on a newspaper office on Monday – for the re-launch of the Buchan Observer. The Observer is expecting interest from TV and radio as well as magazines and newspapers as the first front page to

And then there were two…

Page 1 of 2 The Buchan Observer’s decision to carry news and photographs on page one, for the first time in its 137-year history, will leave just two paid-for newspapers in the UK with an advertising-only front page. They are

Big changes at the Buchan Observer

Big changes are on the way for the Buchan Observer which is to have front page news and photos for the first time in its 140-year history. It is the last weekly paper in Scotland to still have only advertisements

Editor's job for Outterside

Nic Outterside is leaving the Aberdeen Press and Journal to edit a weekly newspaper in Scotland. Mr Outterside (44), chief investigative reporter with the P&J since last year, will take up his post as editor of the Buchan Observer on

Scottish media celebrate

The Sunday Herald is celebrating after picking up three top honours at the Scottish BT Media Awards – including the region’s Newspaper of the Year title. Meanwhile its home affairs editor Neil Mackay picked up the Daily News Journalist of