Derbyshire Times

The Derbyshire Times is a weekly local newspaper published in northern Derbyshire, each edition being on sale from Thursday. Its headquarters are in Chesterfield and much of its coverage centres on the town and the surrounding area. The newspaper also covers parts of the Peak District and Amber Valley areas. The Derbyshire Times is the biggest selling weekly newspaper in the county and in Britain’s top ten for circulation. Published in five editions - Chesterfield/Clay Cross, East, North East, Alfreton area, and Matlock/Peak – is read by over 108,000 readers every week. The Derbyshire Times (and Chesterfield Herald) was first published on Saturday, January 7, 1854. Historical copies of the Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald, dating back to 1854, are available to search and view in digitised form at The British Newspaper Archive. It made history in 1893 when it became the first weekly newspaper in England to introduce the linotype setting machine. Later owned by the Edmunds family, the DT bought the Derbyshire Courier in 1922 and amalgamated two old rivals to become one paper. In 1978 the paper's publisher Wilfred Edmunds Ltd became the first English acquisition of Falkirk-based publishers F. Johnston & Co, which later became Johnston Press. The paper switched from a ... ()

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