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Johnston Press


Johnston Press is to acquire the daily newspaper i from ESI Media for £24m, with the transfer of a significant number of staff.
15-Feb-2016


Johnston Press is to relocate the Scotsman newspaper to a 25,000 sq ft office at Orchard Brae House in Edinburgh.
28-Apr-2014


Johnston Press is to sell Formpress Publishing to Iconic Newspapers for £7.2m, but will retain The Newsletter and Derry Journal in Northern Ireland.
02-Apr-2014


Johnston Press is to relocate a sales contact centre and an unspecified number of jobs from Milton Keynes to its site in Sheffield.
24-Apr-2012


Johnston Press is considering plans to relocate the Wakefield Express local newspaper away from Wakefield city centre, although a new location has not yet been found.
27-Apr-2009


Johnston Press is to invest £10m in the expansion of its newspaper printing facilities in Craigavon over the next 18 months.
05-Apr-2007


Johnston Press is to acquire the Scottish newspaper operations of Archant for £11m, including eight weekly titles.
22-Jan-2007


Johnston Press has acquired Scotsman Publications for £160m, in order to expand its regional newspapers business.
20-Dec-2005


Johnston Press is to acquire Local Press, the Belfast-based newspaper publisher, for £65m, as well as the Leinster Leader group in the Irish Republic for £94m.
19-Sep-2005


Johnston Press has completed the acquisition of Score Press, the former SRH division that includes 45 local newspaper titles in Scotland and Ireland, from Emap for £155m.
10-Aug-2005


Johnston Press is to build a £60m newspaper printing plant on the site of the former Dinnington colliery in South Yorkshire by August 2006.
21-Feb-2005


Johnston Press has secured planning permission from Rotherham Council to build a £60m newspaper print plant outside Sheffield by the end of 2006.
17-Dec-2004


Johnston Press, the regional newspaper publisher, is to set up a new £40m printing plant in Sheffield by 2006.
28-Aug-2003


Johnston Press has acquired Regional Independent Media, the local newspaper publisher, for £560m, partly funded by a £220m rights issue.
13-Mar-2002


Johnston Press has acquired Days Out UK, the travel database and guidebook publishing company.
06-Dec-2001


Johnston Press has bought the Lincoln Standard Group and Four Counties Newspapers from Southnews for £16m.
15-May-2000


Johnston Press has sold S&E Distributors to JA Magson, the York-based stationery wholesaler.
04-Apr-2000


Johnston Press is to acquire Tweeddale Press, the publisher of three weekly newspapers in the Borders.
24-Nov-1999


Johnston Press is to acquire Portsmouth & Sunderland Newspapers, the regional newspaper publisher, for £266m, having beaten off rival bids from Newsquest and News Communications & Media.
19-May-1999


Johnston Press is acquiring Home Counties Newspapers, the family-controlled publisher of the Hampstead and Highgate Express, for £52m.
23-Dec-1997


Johnston Press has acquired North Derbyshire Newspapers for undisclosed terms.
09-Oct-1997


Johnston Press is to buy Emap's regional newspaper business for about £205m, which will give it over 6% of the regional newspaper market.
04-Jun-1996


Johnston Press has bought 11 Nottinghamshire weekly newspapers from W&J Linney for £20m.
14-Nov-1995