by Handy Mag

Why advertise in the Handy Mag?

We offer a variety of advertising solutions, both in print and online.

Book anything from a twelfth page advertisement in six editions to a one-off double-page advertorial.


With a readership over 100,000*, the Handy Mag is the only magazine delivered door-to-door by Royal Mail to all of Ryedale and the north side of York.

Handy Mag Ryedale is delivered to all domestic and business letterboxes in postcode sectors YO17, YO18, YO62, and YO60—that’s over 27,380 letterboxes.

Handy Mag York is delivered to all domestic and business letterboxes in postcode sectors YO32, YO31 1, YO31 8, YO31 9, YO30 1, YO30 4, YO26 6, and YO19 5—that’s over 27,300 letterboxes.

*Assumes 2 persons per household.

What's inside

Adverts & Advertorials

for local businesses, tradespeople, national brands, healthcare professionals, estate agents, attractions…nyone, 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 & gardens, motoring, puzzles.

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

One-Stop Shop

No artwork? No problem.

With in-house designers and copywriters, we can help you to produce high-quality adverts, artwork, and content that will generate real results for your business.

Business Directory

Booking an advertisement in the Handy Mag comes with a FREE listing on our well-used online business directory. Directory listings can also be booked separately.

Advertising Rates

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 advertising in both magazines in the same month, 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£335210mm x 148mm
Half page£18491mm x 129mm
Quarter page£10691mm x 62mm
Eighth page£6543mm x 62mm
Twelfth page£4343mm x 40mm
Double page£603210mm x 298mm
Back page£454210mm x 148mm
Inside front page£402210mm x 148mm
Inside back page£367210mm x 148mm
Page 3, 5, 7, 9£367210mm x 148mm

Specifications & Format

Double page spread 210mm (h) x 297mm (w) or 216mm x 303mm incl 3mm bleeds.
Full page 210mm (h) x 148mm (w) or 216mm x 154mm incl bleeds.
Half page (Horizontal) 91mm (h) x 129mm (w)
Half page (Vertical) 187mm (h) x 62mm (w)
Quarter page 91mm (h) x 62mm (w)
Eighth page 43mm (h) x 62mm (w)
Twelfth page 43mm (h) x 40mm (w)
Ad formats accepted: pdf, jpg, tiff

Time to next deadline

For prime positions and advertorial features, please contact us.

Print & Delivery Schedule

Our copy deadlines are usually the first Tuesday of the previous month and magazines are distributed to letterboxes in the last week of each month.

EditionDeadlineDistribution Start Date
January 20236th December 202226th December 2022
February 202310th January 202330th January 2023
March 20237th February 202327th February 2023
April 20237th March 202327th March 2023
May 20234th April 202324th April 2023
June 20239th May 202329th May 2023
July 20236th June 202326th June 2023
Aug/Sep 202311th July 202331st July 2023
October 20235th September 202325th September 2023
November 20233rd October 202323rd October 2023
December 20237th November 202327th November 2023
January 20235th December 202327th December 2023

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