Welcome to The Villages Mag

The Villages Mag offer a local business the opportunity to reach over 4700 homes and provides the communities of Holmes Chapel, Brereton, Cranage, Goostrey & Allostock with local services, stories and information.

From Katy

I set myself some personal goals this year, as last year was hard from the start with Covid, and I also had back problems. So, in 2021 as things opened, I wanted to improve my health and also start getting to know more businesses in Holmes Chapel. The health part of my plan is on track, with a nearly 3 stone weight loss, and I have started back at JWC Health and Fitness (although Jack the owner probably would like me to attend more!), so I am now working on the business side of my plan.

I have joined a business networking group based in the village; they previously met at the community centre on Station Road every Thursday and they now meet online. You can find out more about the group in an editorial in this edition. I am also keen to speak to more businesses who would like to be in The Villages Mag. As well as adverts I enjoy talking to them and finding out how they tick, how the last 12 months have been and what they have planned for the future. Our villages are a hotbed of talent on all levels; in the next edition I speak to an Olympic medal winner who has set up as a women’s physiotherapist and has recently moved to Holmes Chapel.

If you know a business who would like to be part of your Villages Magazine, please let me know.



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Looking to advertise?

Advertising in the The Villages Mag is a great way to promote your business or services to the community of Holmes Chapel, Goostrey, Brereton, Cranage & Allostock, we deliver over 4500 copies directly to homes and businesses with a potential reach of over 11,000 people.

Our advertising rates are extremely competitive and designed to help support businesses in our area.

If you would like to advertise with us, please contact katy

katy@thevillagesmag.com • 01477 518 252

Featured Articles & News

Each edition of The Villages Mag will feature a number of articles on community matters, history, stories, recipes, and much more.

If you have a story to tell or are a local expert, then get in touch, call us on 01477 518 252 at katy@thevillagesmag.com

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The Villages Mag has been a staple through letterboxes of residents and businesses of Holmes Chapel, Goostrey, Brereton, Cranage and Allostock and continues to go from strength to strength. Over the last three years we have increased the editorial with lifestyle articles like grandma’s kitchen, local business new, history, motoring and fitness and worked hard to support local events and provide community news from groups and parish councils. 

We are also the ‘go to’ place for local services and business listings. We would like to thank all our advertisers for their support, we understand that our success is only down to them getting paid work through the magazine. We can never guarantee running an advert in the magazine will bring in revenue, however the fact that businesses continue to advertise with The Villages Mag must mean something is working!


Consistent, relevant advertising is the best form and with The Villages Mag it is affordable to all the trades we need to keep our lives running as smoothly as possible.

For more information, to book your advert or artwork specifications, please contact Katy 07541 600 131 or email katy@thevillagesmag.com.

Did you know?



of our community do not use Facebook. The Villages Mag is hand delivered to nearly 5000 homes and businesses.

 (Source ONS & Facebook, 47% represents adults aged 18 or over)


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