Contacts for Local Newspapers

Promote your organisation by writing an article for one of the local newspapers covering Westminster.  Most prefer you to submit your story online – but all have telephone numbers if you need to speak to someone. 

Westminster Chronicle

Contact Juliet Eysenck on 07909 532429 or email

Fulham and Hammersmith Chronicle

Established in 1888, the only weekly newspaper covering Fulham, Hammersmith, Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster.

Telephone: 0208 600 7004
Web: Submit a story online

Paddington & Westminster Times

The Paddington & Westminster Times is a weekly freesheet and paid tabloid newspaper distributed in the City of Westminster and the Paddington district in central London.

Telephone: 020 7433 0000
Web: the Paddington & Westminster Times doesn’t have its own website, but you can use the Kilburn Times website to submit a story online.

Wood and Vale 

Telephone: 020 7433 0000
Web: the Wood and Vale doesn’t have its own website, but you can use the Ham and High website to submit a story online.

Children First: Westminster’s magazine for parents and carers

Children First is Westminster’s award winning magazine for parents and carers. Produced in partnership with NHS Westminster, and sent directly to the homes of 12,000 subscribers three times per year, the magazine gives Westminster’s parents and guardians information about services, activities, events and special offers throughout the city, as well as health advice from NHS experts.  Children First editions are timed to reach parents at the start of each half term, and are packed with information to see families through the holidays.

Have a story for Children First?  Contact Nicky Jackson at
Want to advertise in Children First? Contact Cath McNeill at


Tips on how to write a press release

Visit the Friends of the Earth website to download a short guide on how to write a press release


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