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Your donation directly fuels The Gazette's mission of delivering high-quality journalism to the public. With your contribution, we can make a meaningful impact and ensure the longevity of local journalism.

Should I become a member instead?

The best way to support us is by becoming a member. With 2,000 members contributing £4 per month, we would have sufficient funds to support three full-time staff members and meet all operational expenses.

Why donate?

  1. Empower independent journalism: Every penny you donate goes directly back into the newspaper, enabling us to continue providing unbiased and comprehensive coverage of essential stories – we need around £2,000 per year to keep publishing.
  2. Accessibility for all: Your generous donations help us keep running our accessibility tool, AccessAngel, ensuring that everyone can stay informed and engaged with the issues that matter – this costs around £900 per year to run.
  3. Pay our team: The Gazette's dedicated team currently volunteers. Your support can help us grow, allowing us to pay the Real Living Wage and produce even more impactful work – we would need roughly £25,000 per year to pay for one staff member full-time.

How much should I donate?

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In line with the Who Funds You? project, the name of any individual who gives £5,000/year or more will be listed on our Transparency page. Organisations are included without regard to the amount they contribute.

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