About Us

CN Group is an independent multi-media company with local communities at its heart. The Group offers targeted advertising solutions to both regional and national businesses and operates with two divisions:


The Publishing Division publishes across a portfolio of daily and weekly news brands in print and digital in Cumbria and Northumberland, as well as a range of award-winning magazine brands across the north of England and south-west Scotland. CN Group’s combined print and digital audience provides advertisers with six million opportunities to be seen every month, and CN Group products reach 87 per cent of people in Cumbria every week.


The Print Division operates a printing press in Carlisle. It trades under the name ‘CN Newsprint’ and prints the Group’s own titles as well as external titles for other publishers.

The Group headquarters are based in Carlisle and is led by Miller Hogg, Chief Executive.

To find out more about the individual components that make up the Group or our media sites please use the navigation bar at the top of the page.