Britain’s regional press appears to have largely escaped the malaise hitting its national cousins, as new figures from the Advertising Association suggest ad revenue edged up 1.3% (£9 million) year-on-year in Q3 last year.

Moreover, the Newspaper Society predicts a 2% rise in adspend on regional titles for the full year, up £56m on 2000. However, it also forecasts a slight decline in the coming twelve months.

News source: Media Week (UK)