Local Business Accelerators Finalists Announced

Eleven promising young businesses from across the UK have been shortlisted for the finals of Local Business Accelerators - the regional press campaign to boost local business. Judges from the top of the business community reviewed the LBA nomina...


CBI and ICAEW Boost LBA Grand Prize

The Local Business Accelerators grand prize has been expanded to include contributions from the CBI and ICAEW as judging for the competition comes to a close this week. The winning business will now receive £1,000 worth of b...


Judging Underway for Local Business Accelerators

Figures from the top of the business community are currently judging entries for this year’s Local Business Accelerators. Chaired by Dragons' Den star Deborah Meaden, LBA ambassador, the panel will decide which businesses make the nat...


Easterbrook: Local Media Boosts Trust in Online Ads

Former Starcom Mediavest Group UK chief executive Stewart Easterbrook has said that local press is highly trusted online and that trust extends to the advertising that appears on local press websites.  In an article for Local Media Wor...


AA: Local Media Digital Ad Spend to Grow at Fastest Rate of All Published Media

Digital ad spend in local news media is forecast is to grow at the fastest rate of all published media this year, the latest Advertising Association/Warc figures show. Digital ad spend in local news media is forecast to grow by 15 per cent...