Subscriptions FAQ

We passionately believe in the value of good trusted journalism and providing in-depth local news coverage. If you share that belief you can experience the benefits of unlimited advert-light news access from journalists you know and trust on your favourite devices - subscribe today.

With a digital subscription you will experience up to 80% less advertising, this means faster loading pages and ultimately a much better user experience.

We provide unrivalled local, trusted news coverage and only subscribers can enjoy our content in an unrestricted advert-light environment.

Our prices and benefits are shown above.

If you’d rather not subscribe just now, then please just register to access even more articles each month.

Sorry, this is currently not possible but you should be able to access your subscription from anywhere in the world.

To cancel your subscription please call us on 0141 302 6021 (UK only) or email digitalsubscriptions@newsquest.co.uk . Lines are open 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays.

Please provide your full name and the email address you used when you subscribed. Your cancellation will take effect immediately for all plans and payment collections will cease before the next payment date. However, please allow 3 working days to process your cancellation request.

Your entitlements and subscriber benefits will remain active until this date. There are no refunds for unused parts of your subscription unless you have purchased a yearly subscription and have cancelled within 14 days of purchase.

International subscribers can cancel online using email address digitalsubscriptions@newsquest.co.uk

Sorry, unfortunately we do not offer a combined newspaper and digital subscription at the moment.

To enquire about either of these options, please call us on 0800 953 0227 (UK only) or email deliveries@newsquest.co.uk.

Lines are open 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri, Closed Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays.

We respect your privacy and take protecting it very seriously. Our Privacy Policy covers what data we collect and how we use it. You can login to your account at any time to update your details, unsubscribe from emails or change or cancel your subscription in the My Account section.

Protecting your payment details is paramount. All payment information we receive is encrypted using the latest security technology and your payment data is never stored on our systems. Our payment technology partners are PCI compliant.

If you are a print or digital subscriber, you can get access to our reader rewards. You will have exclusive access to hundreds of offers, great deals, discounts and special offers on the brands you love, all year round. To find out how to access these click here.

If you have any issues signing up or accessing these reader rewards please call 0208 201 6483 or email concierge@xexec.com.

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Please go to our technical support FAQ to find the answer you are looking for.

If you didn’t find the answer you are looking for or you are experiencing technical issues, please contact Customer Support on 0141 302 6021 or email digitalsubscriptions@newsquest.co.uk with full details about your enquiry or the issues you are experiencing.

For all other enquiries unrelated to subscriptions please visit our Contact Us page.

For other site FAQ’s, try the general website FAQ.

Ad-light subscriptions

Many of our readers understand that our journalism is increasingly funded by the display advertising that appears on our website. But, we also understand that some find this advertising intrusive. So we are now offering readers the chance to enjoy our content in an ad-light environment.


Pages load faster

Advertising systems can cause delayed loading of webpages.

With Ad-light, pages load up to 80% faster


Advertising-light reading

Large or intrustive ad formats can obscure the content you are most interested in.

With Ad-light, you won’t see any intrusive ad formats and will only see advertising for local businesses


Reduced bandwidth

We understand the concerns of our readers - advertising consumes bandwidth.

Up to 80% less bandwidth with Ad-light


Support our journalism

Advertising, in print and online, is our major source of revenue.

An Ad-light subscription is a great way to enjoy our content and support this important service.

Are you also interested in getting a newspaper delivered to your door? Have your local newspaper delivered free of delivery charges for the next six weeks.

Find out more here