An old favourite

THE Independent has been serving West Country Sunday newspaper readers for more than 200 years. It’s one of the West’s most famous publications.

In recent times the Indy – as it’s affectionately known from Bristol to Penzance – has concentrated on providing unrivalled coverage of the region’s sporting clubs with an upbeat news and features supplement.

Over the years it has built a loyal and passionate readership in covering all the major sporting events in the South West, majoring on professional football, rugby and cricket, with coverage of local clubs by hundreds of local correspondents sending in their reports on a Saturday evening.

No other local newspaper in the Westcountry has been able to emulate such a strong and effective network.

A strong and loyal readership

The Independent is a highly regarded regional newspaper for the Westcountry, famous for its trusted and comprehensive coverage of sport across the region.

The Independent has the reach to connect advertisers to 30,000-plus readers across the four counties every week, while its website – – offers businesses a rapidly growing audience online.

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