The Scarborough News in running for big award

The Scarborough News has been shortlisted for a national award.

It is in the running for the weekly title of the year in the 2013 Newspaper Awards.

All the winning and commended entries will be announced at the London Hilton, Park Lane on April 24.

This follows an announcement that The Scarborough News will receive a company award later this week for its success over the past year in converting to a bumper weekly title.

The paper sold 39 per cent more copies per issue in the second half of last year than the Evening News for the same period, putting readership at a whopping 41,900 every week.

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