The Shire Standard is a quality, full colour, monthly tabloid newspaper, delivered free to nearly 17,000 homes and businesses across the Uttoxeter and Cheadle towns and surrounding areas.

We pack our newspaper with local news and information which means people look forward to receiving and reading it each month - great news for both our contributors and advertising partners.

The Shire Standard is an independent newspaper owned and run by Uttoxeter residents Gavin Webb and Melanie Wilson.

Become an advertising partner

The Shire Standard is paid for exclusively by advertising.

We help local businesses and service-providers reach more local people in an efficient, cost-effective way.

Learn more about our excellent value advertising rates and partner up with the Shire Standard today.

Send us your news

Working with the local community, we publish a much-needed quality community newspaper.

With that in mind, if you haven't already contacted us and you have news you think will interest others, we want to hear from you.

Simply visit our contact page and drop us an email, phone call or letter to have your news featured in future issues of the Shire Standard.

Important dates for the next issue of the Shire Standard

Issue 12 – June 2018
News & Editorial: 16th May, 2018
Advertising: 18th May, 2018
Distribution: 22nd May, 2018

Affordable advertising in Staffordshire & Derbyshire

Full Page
340mm (h) x 264mm (w)
1 month: £499 | Bulk Buy: £299

The Shire Standard is hand-delivered to over 97% of 17,000 homes and businesses across Uttoxeter and Cheadle towns and surrounding areas.


The remaining newspapers are left in public places for people to pick up and take away with them.

Shire Stockists

If you don't yet receive a copy of the Shire Standard through your letterbox, check out the map below to find where you can pick up your copy.

Would you like to become a Shire Stockist? Contact us.

(More stockists to be added soon)