Your monthly insight into local living

essentials mag

become a household name

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advertise your business in Essentials Mag


local knowledge

Founded in 2005, EssentialsMAG is the essential community-serving publication for businesses in Wrexham, Marford, Bangor-On-Dee, Borras, Pulford and surrounding areas. We reach over 11,400 homes and our quality content is read and trusted by our loyal readers. 

Wide Reaching

Our print edition is a reader-friendly A5 format magazine that gives you coverage of all aspects of community life. It’s a magazine that offers quality content on a wide variety of subjects of local interest, from events and services, to issues and news.

We’ve Got it Covered

Spanning the North Wales border, the magazine’s regional catchment area offers a wide range of opportunities to connect and advertise with local people and businesses. Avidly read in the region, there’ll be something of interest, whatever your interests.    

Working for your Business

With an enviable circulation, EssentialsMAG is a go-to guide, with advertising promoting every type of local business, from sound financial advice to how to get hold of a reliable plumber. You can even find your next dream home in our property listings.

Online and in your homes

With thousands of potential customers within reach, your advert can be seen by an even wider readership than your local area. Every issue of EssentialsMAG is also available to read online, meaning your business is reaching more people than ever before.

Advertisement Design

Using our own in-house design studio, we can create customised, eye-catching advertisements, advertorials and other promotional items, according to your own specifications. This service is free-of-charge to our dedicated advertisers.

Our local reportage mean that our readers trust us and that means they trust our advertisers too.


working for your business

well read & respected

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Advice from the Experts

Our editorial content provides advice and news on all aspects of local life, from health and wellbeing, to recipes and wildlife tips. These are written exclusively for EssentialsMAG by our team of expert guest contributors.

Advertising Features

If you’re celebrating an anniversary, new product launch or other special event, EssentialsMAG can help you commemorate you day in style with a two-pager write-up about your company. It’s an impressive way to mark a special occasion, or to get yourself noticed.  

Connecting Communities

Our publication is more targeted, more community-focussed and more local than any other media in the area. Connecting communities, families and businesses, EssentialsMAG is an important thread, weaving through the fabric of local life. 

Advertising rates

For more information, or to book your advertising space please call 01978 855459


Supplied artwork

Finished artwork can be supplied in the following formats: PDF (preferred), JPEG, TIFF or EPS.

Files must be a high resolution (300dpi) and all fonts embedded or outlined.

publishing dates


JAN - 8th January
FEB - 5th February
MAR - 5th March
APR - 3rd April
MAY - 30th April
JUN - 28th May
JUL - 2nd July
AUG - 6th August
SEP - 3 September
OCT - 1 October
NOV - 29th October
DEC - 26th November