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The Press (York)

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The Press
TypeLocal, daily newspaper
Owner(s)Gannett Company[2]
Founder(s)William Wallace Hargrove[3]
EditorSimon Walton[4]
Founded1882; 140 years ago (1882) in York[3]
Headquarters76–86 Walmgate, York
CirculationIncrease 7,627 (2021)[5]

The Press is a local, daily newspaper, for North and East Yorkshire.[6] It is published in the City of York by Newsquest Media Group Ltd, a subsidiary of Gannett Company Inc.[2]

The Yorkshire Evening Press was established in 1882.[3] It changed from broadsheet to compact format in 2004[1] and shortly afterwards dropped "Yorkshire" from the title. Morning printing began on 24 April 2006, and the paper was given its present name.[citation needed]

84–86 Walmgate
84–86 Walmgate

William Wallace Hargrove printed at 9 Coney Street. Paper was delivered by barge along the River Ouse. In 1989, publication moved to Walmgate.[3]

The Press has run campaigns including their Guardian Angels Appeal[7] and Change It.[8]


Print circulation for second half of year:

2006 41,500[9]
2011 25,989
2015 Decrease 17,341[6]
2016 Decrease 14,608
2017 Decrease 13,104[10]
2018 Decrease 11,705[11]
2020 Decrease 7,267
2021 Increase 7,627[5]


  1. ^ a b Ponsford, Dominic (26 June 2004). "York Evening Press to adopt tabloid format". Press Gazette. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Contact Us news from the York Press". York Press. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  3. ^ a b c d Lewis, Stephen (24 October 2014). "The Press stays true to its founding ideals while keeping pace in a digital age". York Press. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Our journalists". York Press. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  5. ^ a b "York – The Press – Data – ABC". ABC. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  6. ^ a b "York Press media pack 2016" (PDF). York Press. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  7. ^ Fifield, Nicola (25 October 2008). "Guardian Angels appeal on a roll". York Press. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  8. ^ Laycock, Mike (18 December 2006). "Change It! campaign achieves historic victory". York Press. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  9. ^ Lloyd, Alex (8 January 2007). "Selling the paper – Sales and Circulation". York Press. Retrieved 19 May 2022.
  10. ^ Mayhew, Freddy (1 March 2018). "Regional ABCs print: Steep circulation falls for dailies the Yorkshire Evening Post and Carlisle & News Star". Press Gazette. Retrieved 23 May 2022.
  11. ^ "York – The Press – Data – ABC". ABC. Retrieved 12 July 2020.

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