Gloucester Citizen

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The former logo of The Citizen.
The former offices of The Citizen, Gloucester.

The Gloucester Citizen was, until going weekly in October 2017, a six-day-a-week newspaper in the county of Gloucestershire, England. It covers Gloucester, Stroud and the Forest of Dean. It was first published on 1 May 1876.[1] The current editor is Rachael Sugden. The current offices are based at St James House in Cheltenham, shared with the Gloucestershire Echo.[citation needed]

History[edit]

The Gloucester Citizen was founded on 9th April 1722 as The Gloucester Journal.

Editions[edit]

The Gloucester Citizen is a former daily (six days per week) newspaper which went weekly from the October 12 2017 issue, publishing on Thursdays. Before the changed frequency, it had a Saturday edition containing the Weekend magazine. There was also a Forest of Dean edition of the newspaper which was released on a Wednesday. The Pink 'Un, focusing on the sport side of the county, was a supplement which came out each Monday with the newspaper and Citizen People focusing on the individual local communities also releases on Monday.

Ownership[edit]

In 2012, Local World acquired owner Northcliffe Media from Daily Mail and General Trust.[2] In 2015 Trinity Mirror bought Local World's newspapers and online services.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Citizen by John Lovell. livinggloucester.co.uk Retrieved 2 September 2011.
  2. ^ Daily Mail sells regional newspapers to Local World BBC News, 21 November 2012. Retrieved 20 April 2013.

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