It’s published by Newsquest (North West). It’s a companion to their paid-for evening title for East Lancashire, the Lancashire Telegraph. The editorial offices are collocated with the Telegraph‘s in Blackburn.
It was launched in April 2013 and replaced two earlier freesheets: the Blackburn Citizen, founded in 1978, and the Burnley & Pendle Citizen, itself the result of the 2001 merger of two earlier titles.
It comes out on Wednesdays. An e-edition’s available free on the website.
- The Citizen
1 High Street
- 01254 298252