Advertise/Partners

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West Leeds Dispatch is an independent community-led news outlet operating both online and in print. We’re a not-for-profit social enterprise, with any profits being ploughed back into making West Leeds Dispatch sustainable.

Become a Partner

By far the best way to spread the word in West Leeds about your organisation is to become a Partner! Our partnerships come with amazing benefits for you and your business as well as offering you discounts on any further advertising you would like.

We have a range of partnership packages suitable for all local businesses and community/third sector organisations. The best thing is that while we are helping you to reach more people in West Leeds you are supporting high-quality independent, community-led journalism in your area.

These are the different Partnerships we offer:

Bronze Partner

  • 3 online advertorials* per year
  • 1x quarter page print advertorial in our next available print edition
  • 10% DISCOUNT on any additional print adverts or advertorial bookings

Silver Partner

  • 5 online advertorials per year
  • 2x quarter page print advertorial in our next available print editions
  • 20% DISCOUNT on any additional print adverts or advertorial bookings

Gold Partner

  • 8 online advertorials per year
  • 2x half page print advertorials in our next available print editions
  • 30% DISCOUNT on any additional print adverts or advertorial bookings

Platinum Partner

  • 12 online advertorials per year
  • 2x full page advertorials in our next available print editions
  • 40% DISCOUNT on any additional print adverts or advertorial bookings

Deluxe Partner

  • 24 online advertorials per year
  • 2x full page advertorials in our next available print editions and 1x front page strapline in print
  • 40% DISCOUNT on any additional print adverts or advertorial bookings
  • Newsletter features up to 24 times a year

These partnership deals provide guaranteed coverage both online and in print. Our partners who sign up for a year and run advertorials with WLD can expect an average of 100,000 monthly page views. Our partners will be also listed on westleedsdispatch.com with a link through to their website; they also appear in a ‘roll of honour’ on every article.

These partnership deals provide guaranteed coverage both online and in print. Our partners who sign up for a year and run advertorials with WLD in each month can expect an average of 100,000 monthly page views.

For more information on dimensions and prices, contact Maia Walsh on partnerships@westleedsdispatch.com. Phone: 07711 057096.

* An advertorial is an advertisement in the form of an article.

Another fantastic opportunity for those wanting a one-off advert, is to advertise in our print editions! We recently launched our print editions and are hoping to publish more regularly moving forward. We have a circulation of 5,000 and an estimated readership of 15,000 people.

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The newspaper will distributed across West Leeds – Armley, Bramley, Burley, Calverley, Farnley, Farsley, Kirkstall, Pudsey, Rodley, Stanningley & Wortley.

It will be available in community venues, pubs, cafes, libraries, doctors’ surgeries, places of worship, shops and directly via community groups.

Prices are:

Advert Dimensions

Full page: Width 262.2mm, height 317.5mm

Half page: Width 262.2mm, height 158.7mm

Quarter page: Width 131.1mm height 158.75mm

Eighth page: Width 131.1mm height 79.4mm

For more information on dimensions and prices, contact Maia on partnerships@westleedsdispatch.com

Newsletter Adverts

Did you know we also run a DAILY email newsletter packed with local news and views from West Leeds, arriving directly to readers’ mailboxes.

You can book a spot in our newsletters which can include:

1. Up to 100 words of text + Image/poster/flyer with link

or

2.  Text only: up to 200 words + link

Get a quote

To enquire about advertising either online or in print, please contact Maia Walsh: E-mail partnerships@westleedsdispatch.com. Phone: 07711 057096.

Ethical advertising

In November 2019 the Dispatch‘s editor and board agreed these ethical guidelines.