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Anfield & Walton Star

The Anfield & Walton Star is a weekly freesheet tabloid delivered to homes in the suburbs of Anfield and Walton in the north of the City of Liverpool.

It’s published by Trinity Mirror Merseyside and is one of several Star titles for northern and eastern suburban Liverpool, along with the Maghull & Aintree Star, the Kirkby Star and the Crosby & Bootle Star. (An earlier title, the Huyton & Roby Star, ceased publication in October 2008.)

It was launched in 1984 as the North Liverpool Weekly Star. From 1991 to 1995 it was named the Anfield & Walton Star for the first time before becoming the Anfield & Walton edition of the Star & Merseymart. It reverted to the Anfield & Walton Star name once more in 2001.

For a time from December 2008 it was distributed via pickup points, but subsequently reverted to direct delivery to homes.

In January 2012 Trinity Mirror North West & North Wales merged the Star and two other Merseyside freesheets, the Bootle Times and the Maghull & Aintree Star into a single newspaper, The Star, which was distributed as a free supplement to the Tuesday edition of the Liverpool Echo as well as being sold as a stand-alone title. That decision was reversed in June 2013, with the newspaper getting a magazine-style facelift and the publication day switched to Wednesday. (Prior to the merger the Star series had appeared on Thursdays.)

A new web domain was launched for the revived Star series at, although for the first few months at least it has continued to redirect to the Echo.

  • Address:
  • Anfield & Walton Star
    PO Box 48
    Old Hall Street
    L69 3EB
  • Tel:
  • 0151 227 2000
  • Fax:
  • 0151 472 2474