Driffield Times

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Driffield Times
Type Weekly
Format Tabloid since 1988
Owner(s) Johnston Press
Editor Hellen Gardner [1]
Associate editor Jill Pick
Founded 1869
Language English
Ceased publication 2016
Circulation 4,915 (2012) [2]
Website www.driffieldtoday.co.uk/ (Archive Copy)

The Driffield Times & Post is a weekly newspaper in Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It is owned by Yorkshire regional Newspapers Ltd a subsidy of the Johnston Press publishing empire.


The Driffield Times paper was founded in 1869 originally it was in a broadsheet format but in 1988 switched to the tabloid format. In September 2011, the Times merged with another local newspaper, the Driffield Post. It was announced on the 10th August 2016 that the Driffield Times and Post along with the Beverley Guardian would cease publication. The last issue of the Driffield Times and Post went on sale on Thursday 15 September 2016 bringing to an end almost 150 years of publication.[3]


  1. ^ Driffield Times
  2. ^ "Driffield Times & Post" (PDF). ABC. Retrieved 20 December 2016. 
  3. ^ "Beverley Guardian and Driffield Times and Post newspapers to close". Hull Daily Mail. 10 August 2016. Retrieved 20 December 2016.