Hemel Hempstead Gazette

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Hemel Hempstead Gazette
Format Broadsheet
Owner(s) Johnston Press
Publisher Premier Newspapers
Founded 1858
Language English
Headquarters Hemel Hempstead, UK
Circulation 9,756 at 01/07/2012 .[1]
Sister newspapers Berkhamsted & Tring Gazette and the free doorstep delivered Herald Express
Website http://www.hemeltoday.co.uk/

The Hemel Hempstead Gazette[2] is the local paper for the Hemel Hempstead area in the United Kingdom.[3][4]


It was first published in 1858 as The Hemel Hempstead Gazette and West Herts Advertiser, this was renamed in 1899 as The Hertfordshire, Hemel Hempstead Gazette and West Herts Advertiser and it was published under this title until 1973.

From 1973 it was known simply as the Hemel Hempstead Gazette, and from 1991 as The Gazette.[5]

The paper has generated two siblings, the Berkhamsted & Tring Gazette and the free doorstep delivered Herald Express, all of which come from the same offices.[3]

Publication, production and ownership[edit]

Both geographic editions of The Gazette appear on Wednesdays.[3]

The Gazette's online presence is known as "hemeltoday",[2] with archives going back to 1990. In 2009 two additional websites were created to complement the Berkhamsted[6] and Tring editions.[7]

About 10 people work in the editorial department which is the central hub of the business's operation.

It is based at Newspaper House, 39 Marlowes, Hemel Hempstead, Herts, HP1 1LH.

The Hemel Hempstead Gazette is part of Premier Newspapers Ltd which itself is part of the Johnston Press group of local newspapers. [4][8] It is printed in Sheffield.


  1. ^ "Newspaper Report for the publication:- Hemel Hempstead Gazette". NS and AdWeb. November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  2. ^ a b "hemeltoday". Retrieved 2009-10-06. 
  3. ^ a b c "Hemel Hempstead Gazette". British Newspapers Online. 5 April 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  4. ^ a b "The Gazette". Media UK. November 2009. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  5. ^ Reynolds, Chris (January 2008). "Hemel Hempstead Gazette". Old Hertfordshire Newspapers. Hertfordshire Genealogy. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 
  6. ^ "berkhamstedtoday". Retrieved 2009-10-06. 
  7. ^ "tringtoday". Retrieved 2009-10-06. 
  8. ^ Amos, Owen (19 January 2009). "Johnston Press centralises subbing - reporters stay local". Press Gazette. Retrieved 19 November 2009. 

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