Build your reputation, attract new customers and grow your business with your local Handy Mag

What’s inside

Adverts & Advertorials

Local businesses, tradespeople, national brands, healthcare professionals, estate agents, attractions...anyone, in fact, who has something to offer people in Ryedale and York..

Local Life

What's on, news from local groups, charities and support organisations, regular columns and articles.

Other Content

Competitions, index of advertisers, homes and gardens, motoring, health and beauty, puzzles.

Our magazines are read cover-to-cover by an engaged readership, thus guaranteeing that your advert is going to reach your potential customers.

What people say…


We use Royal Mail Door to Door to deliver the Handy Mags through every home and business for reliability and maximum exposure.


Malton, Pickering, Norton, Kirkbymoorside, Helmsley, Thornton le Dale, Cropton, Rosedale, Hovingham, Leavening, Sherburn, Rillington, Settrington, Scagglethorpe, Burythorpe, Flaxton…and all villages in between
YO17, YO18, YO60, YO62


Haxby, Wigginton, Strensall, Stockton on the Forest, Earswick, New Earswick, Huntington, Heworth, Dunnington, Murton, Skelton, Nether Poppleton, Upper Poppleton, Shipton by Beningbrough, Towthorpe, Clifton Moor…and everything in between
YO32, YO31 1, YO31 8, YO31 9, YO30 1, YO30 4, YO26 6, YO19 6

Consistent advertising

Builds trust

More customers

Business growth

Publication Deadlines

EditionAdvertising DeadlineDistribution Start Date
January 20245th December 202327th December 2023
February 20249th January 202429th January 2024
March 20246th February 202426th February 2024
April 20245th March 202425th March 2024
May 20249th April 202429th April 2024
June 20247th May 202427th May 2024
July 20244th June 202424th June 2024
Aug/Sep 20249th July 202429th July 2024
October 20243rd September 202423rd September 2024
November 20248th October 202428th October 2024
December 20245th November 202425th November 2024


Our advertising rates are below. Please email or call us if you would like to book any advertising or have any questions.

We can help with your advert design and advise on the best rates and packages with discounts available for advertising booked in both magazines as well as discounts for longer term bookings.

We offer 10% discount for bookings of 3 months, and 20% discount for bookings of 6 months.

All prices are per month and exclusive of VAT.

Full page£350207mm x 145mm
Half page£19391mm x 129mm
Quarter page£11191mm x 62mm
Eighth page£6843mm x 62mm
Twelfth page£4543mm x 40mm
Double page£633207mm x 290mm
Back page£476207mm x 145mm
Inside front page£420207mm x 145mm
Inside back page£385207mm x 145mm
Page 3, 5, 7, 9£385207mm x 145mm

Not-for-profit volunteer-led local groups and charities

We offer FREE advertising in our Local Life section on a first-come, first-served basis.

Need something bigger or a regular advert? Up to 30% discount is available off our standard advertisement rates.


Packages can be built to include any or all of the following:

Magazine advertising

Print marketing materials

Website design

Newsletter advertising

Website advertising

Design & copywriting

The Small Print

  • All bookings are subject to Handy Mag’s terms and conditions.
  • Written or verbal approval on design drafts or proofs will be taken by us as authorisation to proceed to publication.
  • The copyright in all artwork, copy and other work produced by us is owned by us, unless duly assigned under the Copyright Design and Patents Act 1998, and as such copy should not be used anywhere else without our express written permission.
  • We cannot accept responsibility for the following inaccuracies contained in copy supplied: print quality of copy supplied in a non-specified format, below the required dpi, or in the incorrect dimension for the space booked.
  • The content of Your Copy remains Your responsibility at all times.
  • Payment is required in advance for new customers and then by Direct Debit for longer monthly campaigns.
  • VAT will be added at 20%
  • Payment outside of our terms shall cause all discounted rates to be foregone and the non-discounted rate to be liable for payment.
  • Cancellation of previously booked, discounted Insertions will cause any discounts to be forgone and the full non-discounted price to be invoiced.
  • For full terms and conditions, visit

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