Bristol Observer

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Bristol Observer
TypeWeekly newspaper
Owner(s)Local World
PublisherTrinity Mirror[1]
Ceased publication30 November 2017[1]
HeadquartersTemple Way, Bristol
Circulation55,000 (December 2016)[1]

The Bristol Observer started out as the Kingswood and Keynsham Observer, a weekly paper, but at this time it was a paid for publication. In 1981 it became the Bristol Observer Series and was distributed free.

In 2012, Local World acquired owner Northcliffe Media from Daily Mail and General Trust.[2]

In 2017 the Bristol Observer had ceased to exist, its final publication was on 30 November.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e Mayhew, Freddy (1 November 2017). "Bristol Observer newspaper closing as a result of 'changing reader habits', says Trinity Mirror". Press Gazette. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Daily Mail sells regional newspapers to Local World". BBC News. 21 November 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2018.