Name: Relief for Local Newspapers
Description: Relief for Local Newspapers

Relief for Local Newspapers

How do you qualify?

Properties occupied by a local newspaper which are wholly or mainly used as office premises for journalists and reporters may be eligible for this relief. A maximum of one discount per local newspaper title and per property can be awarded.

What do you get?

A discount of up to £1,500 per year is available for 2017/18, 2018/19 and 2019/20.

Awards are subject to State Aid De Minimis limits. For information about State Aid please go to

How do I apply?

We will identify those who appear to qualify and award the relief automatically. We will then write to you confirming the award and asking you to make a State Aid declaration if appropriate.

Last Updated: 21st April 2021