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Product Name Media Owner Product Type Date
Medical Independent GreenCross Publishing Business Magazine 28 Jun 16
Worcester/Malvern Observer, Evesham Observer Bullivant Media Ltd Regional Publication 17 Nov 15
Men's Running Wild Bunch Media Ltd Consumer Magazine 08 Jul 15
Farmers Weekly Reed Business Information Ltd Business Magazine 15 Jun 15
ePHOTOzine Magezine Publishing Online 08 May 15
Cyclist Dennis Publishing Ltd Consumer Magazine 17 Apr 15
Gazette (Dublin) Dublin Gazette Newspapers Consumer Magazine 31 Jul 14
A Friend for Life Vision Publications Group Online 11 Jul 14
The Richmond & Barnes Resident, The Angel Resident Archant Ltd Regional Publication 03 Jul 14
Absolutely magazines Zest Media Regional Publication 18 Jun 14
Worcester Observer Bullivant Media Limited Regional Publication 15 Apr 14
Chemist & Druggist (no longer ABC registered) UBM Information Ltd Business Magazine 27 Mar 14
The Resident, The Hill Archant Ltd Regional Publication 27 Feb 14
Building, Design and Construction Contract Publishing Ltd Online 29 Jan 14
Wholesale News Lewis Business Media Business Magazine 18 Nov 13
Cork Independent Cork Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 18 Nov 13
Ni4Kids Ni4Kids Ltd Consumer Magazine 28 Oct 13
Ni4Kids Ni4Kids Ltd Consumer Magazine 28 Oct 13
Dublin - Irish Independent - Morning Independent Newspapers Ireland Regional Publication 20 Feb 13
NIJobs.com / Irish News Saon Group / Irish News Ltd Regional Publication / Online 15 Nov 12
Worcester Standard Bullivant Media Limited Regional Publication 07 Nov 12
Cork - Evening Echo Irish Examiner Publications (Cork) Ltd Regional Publication 04 Oct 12
NIJobs.com Saon Group Online 11 Jul 12
Comms Dealer BPL Business Media Ltd Business Magazine 09 Jul 12
Cork News Cork News and Media Ltd Regional Publication / Consumer Magazine 30 May 12
Comms Business Miles Publishing Limited Business Magazine 28 May 12
Refrigeration and Air Conditioning - RAC magazine EMAP Ltd Business Magazine 12 Apr 12
Cork News Cork News and Media Ltd Regional Publication / Consumer Magazine 01 Feb 12
Premises & Facilities Management IML Group Plc Business Magazine 03 Jan 12
OOH Magazine H2O Publishing Ltd Business Magazine 09 Dec 11
C & D Price List (not registered) UBM Information Ltd Business Magazine 21 Nov 11
Investment Week Incisive Media Ltd Business Magazine 21 Nov 11
Cork Independent Cork Independent Newspapers Ltd Consumer Magazine 08 Nov 11
Cork News Cork News and Media Ltd Regional Publication / Consumer Magazine 08 Nov 11
Cork Independent Cork Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 08 Nov 11
Month in FM (not registered) / The Flooring Magazine Diamond Media (London) Ltd Business Magazine 18 Oct 11
Retail News Tara Publishing Co Ltd Business Magazine 14 Oct 11
Dublin - Irish Times - Morning Irish Times Ltd Regional Publication 05 Oct 11
Hello! Hello! Ltd Consumer Magazine 15 Sep 11
Passenger Terminal World UKIP Media & Events Business Magazine 05 Aug 11
Worcester Standard Bullivant Media Ltd Regional Publication 13 Jun 11
Lancashire Magazine The Lancashire Magazine Ltd Consumer Magazine 02 Jun 11
Maritime IT & Electronics (not registered) Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology Business Magazine 25 May 11
Kent Messenger Kent Messenger Ltd Regional Publication 19 Apr 11
Whitstable Times Kent Regional News and Media Regional Publication 19 Apr 11
Reader's Digest Vivat Direct Ltd Consumer Magazine 11 Mar 11
Rosemary Conley Diet & Fitness Magazine Quorn House Publishing Ltd Consumer Magazine 10 Mar 11
Hereford Journal Shropshire Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 08 Feb 11
British Baker William Reed Business Media Ltd Business Magazine 07 Feb 11
OOH Magazine H2O Publishing Ltd Business Magazine 07 Feb 11
Builders Merchants Journal Faversham House Group Ltd Business Magazine 15 Nov 10
Cork Independent Galway Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication / Consumer Magazine 13 Oct 10
Business Month (not registered) - supplement to Belfast Telegraph Belfast Telegraph Newspapers Consumer Magazine 11 Oct 10
House and Home Dyflin Publications Ltd Consumer Magazine 07 Oct 10
MK News LSN Media Ltd Regional Publication 06 Sep 10
Cork Independent Galway Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 19 Aug 10
Cork Independent Galway Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 05 Jul 10
Milton Keynes Citizen Premier Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 05 Jul 10
MK News LSN Media Ltd Regional Publication 05 Jul 10
MTJ Extra (not registered) William Reed Business Media Ltd Business Magazine 30 Jun 10
Bedford Borough Times & Citizen Premier Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 22 Jun 10
Milton Keynes Citizen Premier Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 22 Jun 10
Milton Keynes Citizen, Bedford Borough Times & Citizen Premier Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 22 Jun 10
MK News LSN Media Ltd Regional Publication 22 Jun 10
Worcester Standard, Evesham Observer Bullivant Media Ltd Regional Publication 18 Jun 10
Limerick Post Carnbeg Ltd Regional Publication / Bulk Distribution 07 Jun 10
Conde Nast Brides Conde Nast Publications Ltd Consumer Magazine 07 Jun 10
Image Image Publications Ltd Consumer Magazine 01 Jun 10
Northampton Herald & Post LSN Media Limited Regional Publication 24 May 10
St Albans/Harpenden Review Newsquest (London) Ltd Regional Publication 24 May 10
Meat Trades Journal William Reed Business Media Ltd Business Magazine 11 May 10
MK News, Luton & Dunstable Express, LB News (Leighton Buzzard) LSN Media Limited Regional Publication 06 May 10
Limerick Independent Limerick Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication / Consumer Magazine 26 Apr 10
Real Business (not registered) Caspian Publishing Ltd Business Magazine 07 Apr 10
IN! Magazine Harrison Publications Consumer Magazine 07 Apr 10
Design Buy Build MH Media Solutions Ltd Business Magazine 22 Mar 10
Saga Magazine Saga Publishing Ltd Consumer Magazine 08 Mar 10
Vogue Conde Nast Publications Ltd Consumer Magazine 08 Mar 10
Plant & Works Engineering DFA Media Ltd Business Magazine 04 Mar 10
Limerick Independent Limerick Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 04 Mar 10
Local Government Chronicle Emap Inform Business Magazine 14 Dec 09
PTQ - Petroleum Technology Quarterly Crambeth Allen Publishing Ltd Business Magazine 14 Dec 09
Limerick Post Carnbeg Ltd Regional Publication / Bulk Distribution 26 Oct 09
Stroud News & Journal Newsquest (Wales & Western) Ltd Regional Publication 23 Oct 09
Legal Week Incisive Media Ltd Business Magazine 09 Oct 09
Local Government Chronicle Emap Inform Business Magazine 09 Oct 09
Shortlist Shortlist Media Ltd Consumer Magazine 09 Oct 09
Whitstable and Herne Bay Times, Faversham Times, Adscene (Canterbury) Kent Regional News and Media Regional Publication 09 Oct 09
Ireland's Wedding Journal Penton Publications Ltd Consumer Magazine 29 Sep 09
Cleaning & Hygiene Today MPP Ltd Business Magazine 01 Sep 09
View From Weymouth & Portland (not ABC registered) View From Publishing Ltd Consumer Magazine 13 Aug 09
Lancashire Magazine Ridings Publishing Consumer Magazine 21 Jul 09
Pensions Week FT Business Business Magazine 08 Jul 09
Nailsea, Clevedon, Portishead Times Archant South West (Weston) Regional Publication 08 Jul 09
Northern Ireland Parent - Not registered (supplement to Belfast Telegraph) Belfast Telegraph Newspapers Regional Publication 26 Jun 09
Pure Beauty Magazine Podium Publications Business Magazine 26 May 09
Northampton Herald & Post LSN Media Limited Regional Publication 20 May 09
OOH (Out of Home) Magazine (not registered) Pybus Events & Publications Ltd Business Magazine 20 Apr 09
Stroud Life Gloucestershire Media Regional Publication 20 Apr 09
EPN FT Business Business Magazine 24 Mar 09
NPN (not registered) FT Business Business Magazine 24 Mar 09
On Office Media 10 Ltd Business Magazine 24 Mar 09
CIBSE Journal (not registered) Redactive Publishing Limited Business Magazine 03 Feb 09
Kitchen Bedroom And Bathroom Review dmg world media Business Magazine 03 Feb 09
Stroud Life Gloucestershire Media Regional Publication 30 Jan 09
Comms Dealer BPL Business Media Ltd Business Magazine 27 Jan 09
Yorkshire Ridings Magazine Ridings Publishing Consumer Magazine 14 Jan 09
Yorkshire Ridings Magazine Ridings Publishing Consumer Magazine 05 Dec 08
Limerick Post Carnbeg Ltd Regional Publication / Bulk Distribution 21 Nov 08
Hydraulics & Pneumatics DFA Media Ltd Business Magazine 07 Nov 08
Grand Designs Live NEC Media 10 Ltd Event 29 Oct 08
Go Belfast Penton Publications Ltd Consumer Magazine 22 Oct 08
Comms Business Miles Publishing Limited Business Magazine 25 Sep 08
The Irish Post Irish Post Media Ltd Consumer Magazine 08 Sep 08
Lancashire Magazine Ridings Publishing Consumer Magazine 28 Aug 08
Yorkshire Ridings Magazine Ridings Publishing Consumer Magazine 28 Aug 08
SGBUK (not registered) Datateam Publishing Limited Business Magazine 27 Aug 08
Community Telegraph (East Belfast, South Belfast, North Down) Belfast Telegraph Newspapers Regional Publication 27 Aug 08
Professional Photographer Archant Specialist Consumer Magazine 13 Aug 08
Limerick Independent, Galway Independent, Cork Independent Galway Independent Newspapers Ltd Regional Publication 22 Jul 08
Wedding Ideas Giraffe Media Ltd Consumer Magazine 14 Jul 08
Pensions Age Perspective Publishing Ltd Business Magazine 26 Jun 08
Limerick Post Carnbeg Ltd Regional Publication / Bulk Distribution 20 Jun 08
AM Bauer Automotive Ltd Business Magazine 21 May 08
Professional Pensions Incisive Media Ltd Business Magazine 12 May 08
Lancashire Life Archant Life Ltd Consumer Magazine 06 May 08
Building Services Journal, the magazine of CIBSE Building Service (Pub) Limited Business Magazine 25 Apr 08
Your Show Home NCG Media Business Magazine 25 Apr 08
Donegal Post, Letterkenny Post (not registered) River Newspapers South Donegal Ltd Regional Publication 14 Apr 08
PharmaTimes Magazine Europharm Management Education Ltd Business Magazine 08 Apr 08
Pensions Age Perspective Publishing Ltd Business Magazine 19 Mar 08
Wedding Ideas Giraffe Media Ltd Consumer Magazine 19 Mar 08
Convenience Store William Reed Business Media Ltd Business Magazine 07 Mar 08
Estates Gazette The Estates Gazette Ltd Business Magazine 01 Feb 08
Sunday Independent Independent Newspapers Ireland Regional Publication 17 Jan 08
European Pensions Perspective Publishing Ltd Business Magazine 16 Jan 08