Edinburgh Evening News

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Edinburgh Evening News
Edinburgh Evening News cover (29 March 2016)
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) Johnston Press
Founded 1873
Headquarters Orchard Brae House, 30 Queensferry Road, Edinburgh
Circulation 23,550 (January - June 2015, 97.7% paid)[1]
Sister newspapers Scotland on Sunday, The Scotsman
Website www.edinburghnews.scotsman.com
The former offices of The Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, and the Edinburgh Evening News. The building is located on Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Evening News is a local newspaper based in Edinburgh, Scotland, that was founded by John Wilson (1844-1909) and first published in 1873.[2] It is printed daily, except on Sundays. It is owned by Johnston Press, which also owns The Scotsman.

Much of the copy contained in the Evening News concerns local issues such as transport, health, the local council and crime in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

According to ABC figures of February 2014, the paper's circulation was 28,000,[3] down from 32,160 in the preceding February.[4]

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  1. ^ "UK Regional daily newspaper circulations for the first half of 2015 (Source: ABC)". Press Gazette. UK. 26 August 2015. Retrieved 26 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Bibliography - Newspapers - Edinburgh Evening News & Dispatch Archived 8 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Fraser, Douglas (27 February 2014). "Further declines in Scottish newspaper sales". BBC News. BBC. Retrieved 5 February 2015. 
  4. ^ Linford, Paul (27 February 2013). "ABC figures: How all the regional dailies performed". HoldTheFrontPage.co.uk. Retrieved 22 August 2013. 

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