CN Group is an independent local media business based in Carlisle. The Group has three Divisions: Publishing, Radio and Print.

They publish a range of daily and weekly newspapers in Cumbria, Northumberland and southwest Scotland, including The Cumberland News, North West Evening Mail and the Times & Star. This is in addition to magazines such as Cumbria Life. They offer reader holidays, market research and door-to-door distribution services.

The  Group operates two radio stations, The Bay (based in Morecambe Bay) and Lakeland FM (based in Kendal). The stations are music based, but also provide local news, weather and information to listeners.

The Publishing Division operates a state-of-the-art printing press in Carlisle and trades under the name ‘CN Newsprint’. Their services are available to external customer titles. They have the capacity to produce everything from newspapers and directories to prospectuses, guides and specialist bespoke publications.


Jonathan Lee

01229 821835

Furness Newspapers Ltd
Newspaper House
LA14 5QS

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