Scunthorpe Telegraph
Owner(s)Reach Regionals Limited
Circulation5,062 (as of 2022)[1]

The Scunthorpe Telegraph is a local paid-for newspaper published and distributed weekly in Scunthorpe, England.


The newspaper was launched on 8 September 1937. Prior to the Scunthorpe Telegraph's launch, the town was served by the Grimsby Evening Telegraph.

The Scunthorpe Telegraph and Grimsby Evening Telegraph and their associated websites became GSMG (Grimsby Scunthorpe Media Group) in 2007. In 2012, Local World acquired owner Northcliffe Media from Daily Mail and General Trust.[2] The Scunthorpe Telegraph's editor is Jamie Macaskill.

Their reporters include David Elliott, Charlie Wilson, Jamie Waller and Paul Crute. Their photographer is David Haber.

The final edition of the Daily Scunthorpe Telegraph was printed on 12 August 2011,[3] with the paper becoming a weekly from 18 August 2011.[4]


  1. ^ "Scunthorpe Telegraph". Audit Bureau of Circulations (UK). 8 February 2023. Retrieved 10 May 2023.
  2. ^ Daily Mail sells regional newspapers to Local World BBC News, 21 November 2012
  3. ^ "Today's paper is the final daily edition of your Telegraph | Scunthorpe Telegraph". Archived from the original on 7 March 2014.
  4. ^ "Your Telegraph is going weekly from next month". Scunthorpe Telegraph. 15 July 2011. Retrieved 15 July 2011.