Tindle Newspapers announce corporate donation to support Industry Charity NewstrAid

Regional newspaper company, Tindle Newspapers Ltd, have announced that they will be supporting industry charity, NewstrAid, with a significant corporate donation.

The money will help the charity to continue their work in providing financial help, emotional support and practical advice to those working in the sale and distribution of newspapers and magazines and who are facing difficult times.

Neil Jagger CEO for NewstrAid, said: “We are thrilled that Tindle Newspapers are supporting the work of our charity with this fantastic corporate donation. NewstrAid has been supporting people from the newstrade for 185 years thanks to the financial generosity of businesses and individuals from all sectors of our industry and we are delighted that Tindle Newspapers will be joining this special group of industry donors to whom we are so very grateful.”

In 2023 NewstrAid supported nearly 800 people with regular financial assistance in addition to providing one off grants, emotional support and practical assistance to hundreds more.

Scott Wood, Managing Director of Tindle Newspapers Ltd, said: “We are pleased to support NewstrAid in their work helping people connected to the selling and distribution of newspapers and magazines during times of hardship. With a reputation for publishing community-based news and information, Tindle Newspapers Ltd understands the strong bond felt by people in the publishing community and want to play our part in helping others. By supporting those who work or have worked in our industry, we can ensure they and their families get assistance at times when they need it most.”

For Media information contact: Lindsay Rule; lindsay@newstraid.org.uk

About NewstrAid 

NewstrAid is a charity which aims to provide welfare for people who are, or have been, employed in the selling and distribution of newspapers and magazines in the UK and who find themselves in hardship. This includes their immediate family and dependants who are in need or in distress. The charity has been in existence since 1839 and counts Charles Dickens amongst its past Presidents. 2024 marks NewstrAid’s 185th anniversary and in 2023 the charity was named ‘Charity of the Year’ at the ACO Awards.  www.newstraid.org.uk