Shropshire Newspapers Limited

The Midland News Association Ltd is the UK’S largest independent newspaper publisher and sits at the forefront of the UK publishing industry.

On-going investment enables the group to focus on achieving exemplary editorial standards, technological innovations and production quality that sets the industry standard.
Pioneering Media Technology

In 1966 the Shropshire Star was the first evening newspaper in Europe to be printed by web-offset and since then MNA have continued to lead the field in newspaper technology.

Since the advent of the Electronic newspaper, vast investment in technology has ensured that MNA provide their clients with up to date advertising and product options that are second to none.

The MNA is the first regional newspaper publisher invited to enhance their own online presence by signing up with ITN who provide online national news video coverage.
Leading Market Penetration

The MNA products serve all of Shropshire and the surrounding areas, a diverse marketplace with a thriving mixture of agriculture , industry and commerce.

The Flagship paper of the group, the Express & Star, is the largest circulating paid for evening title in the UK. Sister paper the Shropshire Star has an unprecedented 72% delivered copy sale six nights a week. The readership figure alone stands at 30% of the adult population in the circulation area, demonstrating the depth of the market penetration and affiliation the local readership has with the paper.

A One-Stop Advertising Shop

In the last decade alone the face of media has made quantum leaps forward and continues to evolve at a rapid pace. With their focus on innovation MNA as evolved into a total media provider, with multiple channels to market.

With 2 daily newspapers, 15 weekly newspapers, 3 magazines, 2 websites and MNA Digital mobile update service – clients advertising campaigns can be tailored for maximum impact.

The ability to monitor how the local audience interacts with and between these different media channels means the MNA is uniquely placed to connect advertisers with customers in the Midlands and Shropshire communities.
Contact Details

Address: Shropshire Newspapers Ltd, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 4HU
Telephone: (01952) 241310 Website: