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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 hope when you read this, the weather has improved! As I’m writing, it still feels like winter and we are yet to turn our heating off. One positive thing I remember clearly from this time last year was spending lots of time in the garden, something we haven’t done this year yet.

In this edition with the staycation in mind we have a feature on the benefits of camping, plus a new advertiser Leisure Sales, they are promoting a range of tents and we have a lovely caravan and camping site listed, in Pembrokeshire. We could have your summer holidays covered! I am sure by summertime the weather will be lovely.

This Villages Mag is our most bumper we have ever produced, it’s been an absolute honour to put it together and speak to our advertisers and writers. We have some great articles celebrating local businesses, one from Marie at The Print Room and a celebration of the time Chethams have been in the villages. We also have lovely pieces from Goostrey Primary and Holmes Chapel Community Pre-School. We LOVE articles from all our Villages, so if you are in Goostrey, Twemlow, Brereton, Cranage and Allostock please get in touch with your stories, and we could feature them in a coming edition of The Villages Mag.

Until next time, stay safe and let’s keep everything crossed for some sun!



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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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