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Raring2go! Newcastle Media Information 2017


c210ea2fe5c0590252ddc913a50292ba.jpgRaring2go! Newcastle, North Tyneside and Gateshead Media Information

Raring2go! provides free information to local parents of 0-11 yr olds via 4 key elements: printed magazines, website, enewsletter and social media. 

  • Printed magazines: 4 x per annum, a minimum 32 page A5 full colour glossy, delivered directly to parents via the school book bag, nursery, playgroup, preschool, children's centre and library. 20,000 copies go to over 225 outlets in the following postcodes: NE1-13,15,16 & 25-30. 
  • Website: What's On calendar for the whole of the North East, business pages for clubs, classes, party providers, days out, competitions, offers, recipes and the Kids Zone activities pages.
  • Enewsletter: local enewsletter detailing events happening that month, competitions and offers
  • Facebook and Twitter: daily updates to over 5k followers.  

PRICES: you can place a one off advert which is ideal for a specific event, but for consistent exposure for your business an annual package is much more effective. 

Print advertising, per issue: Full page £479, half page £259, quarter page £149, eighth page £75. All sizes include:

  • Full web business page of up to 1000 words + images & video for 3 months,
  • Special events listings in the magazine and online
  • Social media support
  • Option to run a competition and/or special offer in print and online

Annual print packages (min 3 magazines) are discounted to £420, £225 and £120 respectively per issue. No discount for 8th page adverts. 

Digital advertising:

Enewsletter advert 794cdb9c73f8c687c66ee249c67e263a.jpg£50 per month. Website homepage advert £50 per month

Annual Basic Digital Only Package £240 / £20 per month : Or add £5 per month to include an 8th page advert in the magazine!

  • Web business page up to 1000 words + images & video
  • Event listings in the What’s On Calendar for public events
  • Social Media support & Shout Outs for your events

Annual Digital Only Package £360 per year / £30 a month :

  • Home Page Web advert for 6 months of your choice
  • Web business page up to 1000 words + images & video
  • Event listings in the What’s On Calendar for your public events
  • Social Media support & Shout Outs for your events

£99 E Blast Digital Only Package for 4 weeks (ideal for events that may miss the mag deadline but need promotion online)

  • Web advert for a month 
  • Events page online in the What’s On Calendar  
  • Enewsletter advert 
  • Social Media support & Shout Outs for your event

Raring2go! in the North East: we have neighbouring editions of Raring2go! in Northumberland, Sunderland, Durham and Teesside. I can tailor a bespoke marketing package if you wish to advertise to parents in any of these areas. 

Contact me: call me on 07739797419 for a no obligation chat or better still to arrange to meet up for a coffee. Or email me at  

Best regards, Anna Skelton, editor Raring2go! a073fd1deeabe4aa01e8b6ec4ad1ba09.jpgNewcastle Gateshead. 

Advent Calendar Competition

Advent Calendar Competition

This year we are bringing back our Advent Calendar Competition on our Facebook page! Each day from 1st - 24th December we will be running a task on the page and picking someone to win a prize bundle. With prizes from Our Little Globe, Stuck on You, Thermapen, Scentco UK, ToucanBox, HamaBeads, Orchard Toys, Pip Ahoy, Gotrovo and more, don't miss it!

Christmas Activities

Christmas Activities

If you are looking for ideas to keep the children busy throughout the Christmas holidays, or the kids want some ideas and inspiration for cards and gifts them take a look at our Winter KidsZone. Jam packed full of fun ideas that everyone can get involved in! Activities for indoors and out - some are messy, some are not! What are you waiting for?!?!