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Banffshire Journal

The Banffshire Journal is a weekly tabloid newspaper sold in the former county of Banff in an area covering the twin towns of Banff and Macduff, Portsoy (all now in Aberdeenshire), Turriff and Huntly (both traditionally in Aberdeenshire) and Buckie and Cullen (now in Moray).

It was founded in 1842 as The Banffshire Journal and General Advertiser. In 1876 it became the Banffshire Journal, Aberdeenshire Mail, Moray, Nairn and Inverness Review, and Northern Farmer, although evidence of whether any of these additional titles ever had an independent existence is lacking. In 1951 it was renamed the Banffshire Journal and Northern Farmer; the Northern Farmer disappeared from the title in 1996.

It’s published by Moray and Nairn Newspapers, a branch of independent publishers Scottish Provincial Press. The editorial offices are in Banff.

It comes out on Tuesdays. An e-edition (paid) is also available.

  • Address:
  • Banffshire Journal
    22 Old Market Place
    AB45 1GE
  • Tel:
  • 01261 812551
  • Fax:
  • 01261 815661