The Blairie will now hit the streets on a Tues­day

Blairgowrie Advertiser - - FRONT PAGE -

Tues­days have just got bet­ter.

In an ex­cit­ing new de­vel­op­ment, the Blair­gowrie Advertiser will bring you the best news and sports cov­er­age in Blair­gowrie and east Perthshire a day ear­lier.

We’ve al­ways been the best-read lo­cal news­pa­per in the area, packed full of in­for­ma­tive, en­ter­tain­ing and ground-break­ing sto­ries - and that won’t change.

Nei­ther will our com­mit­ment to bring you exclusives, to con­tinue to tackle the is­sues that mat­ter most to our com­mu­ni­ties, hold those in power to ac­count, stick up for lo­cal peo­ple and cel­e­brate all that is great about this area.

So, from Jan­uary 16, we will bring you the same high qual­ity jour­nal­ism, pic­tures and sport from across our towns and vil­lages - a day ear­lier mak­ing us the only lo­cal pa­per you need to buy on a Tues­day.

Tues­days have just got bet­ter.

From next week the Blair­gowrie Advertiser will bring you the best news and sports cov­er­age in Blair­gowrie and east Perthshire a day ear­lier.

We’ve al­ways been the best-read lo­cal news­pa­per, packed full of in­for­ma­tive, en­ter­tain­ing and ground-break­ing sto­ries and that won’t change.

Nei­ther will our com­mit­ment to bring you exclusives, to con­tinue to tackle the is­sues that mat­ter most to our com­mu­ni­ties, hold those in power to ac­count, stick up for lo­cal peo­ple and cel­e­brate all that is great about this area.

Like the time we broke the news that the for­mer Hill Pri­mary School site was sold by the coun­cil for £1, or our cov­er­age of lo­cal res­i­dents’ con­cerns about what many feel is the over-de­vel­op­ment of the town with­out ad­e­quate in­fra­struc­ture.

Our in-depth cov­er­age of lo­cal events - ev­ery­thing from lo­cal fes­ti­vals such as the Snowdrop Fes­ti­val, Alyth Cre­ates and BOOK­MARK to tra­di­tional dates in the east Perthshire cal­en­dar like the Alyth Show, the Strathar­dle Gath­er­ing, Brae­mar Day and the Blair­gowrie High­land Games - will con­tinue.

Our dead­lines for the pa­per will be chang­ing as well, mean­ing that from this week on, we will need our con­trib­uted copy by 4pm on the Fri­day be­fore the pa­per comes out, with the only ex­cep­tions be­ing sports match re­ports and the church news, which will need to be in by 9am on a Mon­day morn­ing.

So, from Jan­uary 16, we will bring you the same high qual­ity jour­nal­ism, pic­tures and sport from across our towns and vil­lages - a day ear­lier - mak­ing us the only lo­cal pa­per you need to buy on a Tues­day. Clare Damodaran Edi­tor Blair­gowrie Advertiser

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