Derbyshire Times

Derbyshire Times

Newspaper Less

Derbyshire Times

to get instant updates about 'Derbyshire Times' on your MyPage. Meet other similar minded people. Its Free!


All Updates

The Derbyshire Times is a weekly local newspaper published in northern Derbyshire, each edition being on sale from Thursday. Its headquarters are in Chesterfield and much of its coverage centres on the town and the surrounding area. However, the newspaper also covers parts of the Peak District and Amber Valley areas. The Derbyshire Times is the biggest selling weekly newspaper in the county and in Britain’s top ten for circulation. Published in five editions - Chesterfield/Clay Cross, East, North East, Alfreton area, and Matlock/Peak is read by over 108,000 readers every week.

The Derbyshire Times (and Chesterfield Herald) first hit the streets on Saturday, January 7, 1854, and made history in 1893 when it became the first weekly newspaper in England to introduce the linotype setting machine. Later owned by the Edmunds family, the DT bought the Derbyshire Courier in 1922 and amalgamated two old rivals into one paper. In the 1970s ownership of the paper changed hands and it became the first acquisition in England of Edinburgh-based Johnston Press.

The paper switched from a broadsheet format to tabloid in March 1986 and entered the world of multimedia publishing in 1999 with the launch of its website.

The paper has a staff of 4 reporters journalists and 4 photographers, along with a team of grass roots correspondents, to produce the Derbyshire Times and a stable of sister ‘free distribution’ papers in the north and mid Derbyshire area. The newspaper...
Read More

No feeds found

Posting your question. Please wait!...


No messages found
Suggested Pages
Tell your friends >
about this page
 Create a new Page
for companies, colleges, celebrities or anything you like.Get updates on MyPage.
Create a new Page
 Find your friends
  Find friends on MyPage from