For business advertising rates in all of our papers and online, check out our standard prices and sizes.
For a chat about advertising, pop in to our office, give us a call during business hours or send us an email at any time with an initial enquiry.
Our normal opening hours are:
Our offices are currently closed to the public.
For just 42p per word you can send a special message to a loved one, be it a birthday, anniversary, wedding, birth, exam success or memoriam.
Classified messages are a great way to mark any occasion. For just £7.20 you can make the message extra special by adding a photograph of your choice. (Prices include VAT.)
We are currently only able to take business and classified advertising by email or telephone. Email either ‘chapter’, ‘crier’, ‘bishop’, or ‘spenny’, all @swd.news or call 07909 992731 for advertising or for editorial call 07515 552824 (also call this second number if making payment by card over the phone).
You can also use classifieds to advertise your business, items for sale or services offered, absolutely anything! Simply pop in to see us or send your choice of words and any photographs, along with your details to:
South West Durham News CIC
3-4 First Floor Offices
Shildon Town Council
Civic Centre Square
Make sure you also tell us which paper you would like your message to be published in. And if you would like us to return your photo, just include a stamped addressed envelope and we will post it back to you.
If you prefer, you can also leave your classified notice at your local library in Ferryhill, Chilton or Bishop Auckland, along with payment (please note that this facility is currently unavailable).
You can make payment for your adverts either by placing the correct amount of cash in the envelope, enclosing a cheque made payable to ‘South West Durham News CIC’, or by including your credit or debit card details. Please note that classified messages will not be published until payment is received.