Advertising Guide:

We offer business owners like you the opportunity to get their business in front of potential local customers at a reasonable cost.


Whichever magazine you advertise in, your ad will be in a high quality magazine which is valued and retained by local residents until the next issue arrives through their letterbox.

We have included some key information on this page as a guide - deadlines, advert sizes and advert formats - but if you have a question, please feel free to contact us


Print-ready adverts or your advert details must be emailed to by the deadlines below.

Deadlines for:  

Carryduff Focus


BT8 Focus


Local Focus

No Aug issues            
Sept magazines   Mon 20th Aug 18   Mon 20th Aug 18    
Oct magazine   Mon 17th Sept 18       Mon 8th Oct 18
Nov magazines   Mon 15th Oct 18   Mon 15th Oct 18    
Dec magazines   Fri 16th Nov 18        
Jan magazines   Mon 10th Dec 18   Mon 10th Dec 18    
Feb magazine   Mon 21st Jan 19        
Mar magazines   Mon 18th Feb 19   Mon 18th Feb 19    
Apr magazines   Mon 18th Mar 19       Mon 8th Apr 19


Advert Sizes:

Advert Size   Dimensions w x h
Full Page (to edge of paper)  

A5 plus 3mm bleed on each side

(216mm x 154mm)

Full Page (with white border)   135mm x 193mm
Half Page, landscape   135mm x 93mm 
Third of a Page   135mm x 62mm
Quarter Page portrait   65mm x 93mm
Quarter Page landscape   135mm x 43mm
Eighth Page   65mm x 43mm

Accepted Advert Formats:

Adverts can be accepted in the following formats:


PDF or high resolution JPEG preferred (minimum 300dpi)


Also acceptable:

MS Publisher, MS Word, MS Powerpoint.


Please contact us to discuss other advert formats.

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If you have any queries or wish to book an advert in the next issue, please contact us:


02890 817579


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