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Kirkby Star

The Kirkby Star is a weekly freesheet tabloid delivered to homes in the town of Kirkby in the Metropolitan Borough of Knowsley, to the north-east of Liverpool.

It’s published by Trinity Mirror Merseyside. The editorial offices are at their Liverpool headquarters.

It was launched in June 2013 as part of a revived Star freesheet series for northern and eastern suburban Liverpool originally launched in 1984. In January 2012 Trinity Mirror North West & North Wales merged the Anfield & Walton Star, the Maghull & Aintree Star and the Bootle Times 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. The relaunch of the series was accompanied by a switch to a magazine-style format and to a publication day of Wednesday.

A new web domain was launched for the revived Star series at, although one year on it continued to redirect to the Echo.

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