how to advertise


1. Contact us

To advertise in The Local Business Guide you simply need to either:

      (i) Call Sales on 01375 402546 or,

      (ii) Email and we’ll get back to you       

We will provide professional friendly advice and discuss your advertising requirements. If you wish to proceed we will acknowledge your instructions and confirm your order via email.

2. Artwork

Once we have received confirmation of your advertising requirements our artwork team will contact you to agree your advert design.

If you already have artwork prepared - you can e-mail us your logo, text and images in any of the acceptable formats laid out in the media pack retrievable from this website.

If you do not have your own artwork - our professional designers can create a custom made advertisement for your business, for a small one-off fee of just £35. This artwork can then be re-used as many times as you like in any of our future publications.

3. Payment

When the artwork has been completed, you will required to provide e-mail confirmation that you have proof read it and that the spelling, grammar, telephone and fax numbers, address details and e-mail and website details are correct. This will allow us to proceed to print.

Once the advertisement proof has been prepared, our accounts department will raise an invoice and contact you to arrange payment which is required before going to print.

We accept payment via the following methods:

      (i) online through our bank,
      (ii) BACS / CHAPS
      (iii) standing order,
      (iv) cheques (as long as they are received 5 days prior to our print deadline),
      (v) cash
      (vi) debit/credit cards

Contact Download the Media Pack Why Advertise
  • cost effective
  • targeted local market
  • high quality publication
  • hand delivery
  • longevity


Publications are hand-delivered to over 10,000 homes across each area. 


The Local Business Guide is published and distributed using a flexible monthly distribution plan, where the areas are changed on a regular basis to maximize the audience, giving your business a maximum readership of high-value potential customers over a twelve month period.


Specific delivery areas can be viewed here.