IT’S all change within your favourite weekly newspaper, as in two weeks’ time we take on a fantastic new look – combined with a new outlook.
From January 25 you will notice that our page designs have had a makeover, with the new look including fresher headlines, body type and layouts.
But the changes don’t end there, as we’ve also invested effort into ensuring that you get a deeper level of content every week.
Each week there will be a news focus double page centering on a key issue or topic involving Wakefield and its residents.
This might be a serious, analytical feature through to a more light-hearted take on something the community is talking about.
We’ll also be concentrating more on reporting junior sport – all the teams, the match reports and picture profiles too.
Our entertainments guide will also be getting a makeover, and rebranded as WOW 24/7 – the What’s on Where guide for your district.
A stack of new content will include a big interview, restaurant feature and puzzles page and it will be complemented by a new national website of the same name.
And it won’t just be in print that you can expect to see changes. Our website will be relaunched in due course, and you will see even more up-to-the-minute breaking news going live together with more video and picture content.
And to complete the multi-media set, our reporters will be increasingly active on Facebook and Twitter, providing background and conversation to the week’s biggest stories.
Towards the end of February our news team will also be re-locating to a more central office on the Bull Ring, where we will have better facilities and retain a reception desk for our readers, customers and advertisers. More news on that in the weeks to come.
Follow us on Twitter @WakeExpress for constant relaunch updates during the next fortnight.