The Blayney Chronicle is switching on a new-look website and introducing subscription packages for online readers that will provide unlimited access to award-winning journalism from newsrooms across the central west and western NSW, including the Central Western Daily, the Daily Liberal and the Western Advocate.
Visitors to the Blayney Chronicle will be invited to register and subscribe from Tuesday, May 31, when package details will be released.
From that day, as a Blayney Chronicle subscriber, you will be able get your favourite Blayney news, sport and community information sent direct to your email inbox with our new breaking-news alerts and regular headlines newsletters, as well as around-the-clock access to the Central Western Daily - centralwesterndaily.com.au
Your Blayney Chronicle subscription also unlocks all of the region's breaking news, sport, opinion, food, culture and lifestyle content, as well as the latest in news, sport, travel and more from around Australia and the world.
Subscription packages include access to the digital replica of Thursday's The Blayney Chronicle newspaper and each day's edition of the the Central Western Daily, the Daily Liberal and the Western Advocate, allowing users to flip through every page and view articles as they appear in the printed version.
Subscribers also get daily access to interactive puzzles, including crosswords, Sudoku and the trivia quiz.
Our audiences are increasingly following the news on their phones or tablets, so we need to make sure we can continue to deliver the coverage our community expects and deserves.- Acting Blayney Chronicle Editor Nick McGrath
Our new-look website will be faster to load and easier to read on your smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop, ensuring that your favourite local news, sport, community information and opinion is optimised for viewing on any device and allowing you to follow Blayney news on the go, wherever you are.
The refreshed site design launching Tuesday at blayneychroncile.com.au draws heavily on the feedback of hundreds of online users, with a sleek and uncluttered look and new streamlined functions designed to make it easier to find the latest news and enjoy and share your favourite reading.
Acting Editor Nick McGrath said the Blayney Chronicle was adapting to the changing way people were consuming news and information.
"Our audiences are increasingly following the news on their phones or tablets, so we need to make sure we can continue to deliver the coverage our community expects and deserves," McGrath said.
"The challenges of the past two years have shown how important local and regional news coverage is to our community so by offering subscribers access to the Central Western Daily, the Daily Liberal and the Western Advocate we're giving our loyal readers the best possible value, with local news plus the best regional coverage.
"Our new subscription packages will allow readers to choose the way they want to support us to continue delivering journalism and information that serves the community."
The Blayney Chronicle is part of ACM, Australia's largest independent media company.
The ACM network of 140 news websites and newspapers stretches into every state and territory, reaching 6.4 million regional, rural and suburban Australians a month.
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