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Hot off the press – pages added this week

We’re finishing the year with a bang, this week we reached twenty-three million pages in The Archive, having added 285,684 pages in the past two weeks.

Sports Argus – Saturday 30 July 1966

This week we’ve added more pages to our Trinity Mirror collection, with significant additions to The Coventry Evening Telegraph and The Coventry Herald.   We hope sports fans will enjoy our additions to Sports Argus which now runs to 1979 and includes coverage of the 1966 FIFA World Cup Final.

We continue to add to our regional titles for England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales.  We’ve recently added ten years to the Hereford Journal and six years to the Scottish Ayr Advertiser.

You can learn more about each of the titles we have added to this week by clicking on their names below. On each paper’s title page you can learn more about our holdings and our plans for digitisation.

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Years added 
Aberdeen Press and Journal 1979
Ayr Advertiser, or, West Country Journal 1881-1882, 1885-1886, 1889-1890
Bolton Evening News 1900
Bournemouth Daily Echo 1909-1910
Cambridge Independent Press 1874
Coventry Evening Telegraph 1897, 1905, 1907, 1922-1923, 1925, 1927, 1930, 1932, 1936-1938, 1946-1954, 1960-1970
Coventry Herald 1808, 1820, 1906, 1908, 1914, 1917-1938
Hereford Journal 1877-1878, 1889, 1891, 1893, 1900, 1902-1903, 1905, 1907
Merthyr Times, and Dowlais Times, and Aberdare Echo 1898
Penarth Chronicle and Cogan Echo 1889
Shetland Times 1908-1910
South Wales Daily News 1903-1905
Sports Argus 1897-1911, 1922-1938, 1946-1957, 1959-1963, 1965-1979
Waterford Chronicle 1871-1875, 1889

You can keep up to date with all the latest additions by visiting the recently added page.  You can even discover what we’re going to add tomorrow!


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