Photo: The Old Southport Newspaper Tulketh Street office.

The latest ABC sale circulation figures have revealed that sales of the Southport Visiter have fallen to an all time low.

As a member of the Audit Bureau of Circulation, the towns newspaper must publicise its circulation figures every year and weekly sales for 2015.

newspaper-southportvisiter office closed news southportPhoto: The iconic Visiter office which sadly closed in 2014, Tulketh Street

Readers want news 24/7 and now that The Southport Newspaper is based in Old Hall Street, Liverpool, it is making it harder than ever to deliver local news first.

Friday’s £1.10 paper is now selling less than 5,500 copies, this is a a downward trend continuing year on year – This is terrible reading for Trinity Mirror management and also advertisers.



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