What is NN Journal?

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NN Journal is a reader-supported local journalism publisher which writes exclusively about Northamptonshire and is delivered by email.

We believe there has never been a greater need for independent local journalism - reporting that digs beneath the headlines and tells the stories that are going untold. Working closely with the local community, NN Journal aims to shine a light on these issues and hold those in power to account. 

Get in touch via email at sarahward@nnjournal.co.uk or call 07887 500545.

About NN Journal

NN Journal was founded in January 2021 by local journalists Sarah Ward and Natalie Bloomer, and is currently written by a collective of journalists from across Northamptonshire and edited by Sarah Ward. We publish news, features and opinion pieces and cover topics from local politics to social affairs, culture, crime, and health.

We have a twitter account where we like to break news @nnjournalism and you can find us @nnjournalism on instagram. But the best way to make sure you get our news is to add your name to our mailing list.

How it works

If you like what you read on NN Journal, and if you want to support us, you can do the following things:

  • You can subscribe for just £6 per month or £60 per year (or just £1.25 a week). There’s also the option to become a founding member and donate any amount you want. NN Journal members receive everything we publish. The income goes towards paying our journalists (plus other basic admin costs and insurances).

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Get in touch

If you have a story that you think needs to be looked into, please get in touch and email us at sarahward@nnjournal.co.uk

All of your tip offs or suggestions will be treated in the strictest of confidence and we will never reveal the identity of our sources.


We can look into complaints about items we have published which are in our control. We adhere to the Standards Code adopted by IMPRESS and can only deal with complaints which relate to an alleged breach of the standards set out in this Code.

We can only deal with your complaint if you are:

personally and directly affected by an alleged breach of the Code

a representative group affected by an alleged breach of the Code, where there is

public interest in your complaint

a third party seeking to ensure accuracy of published information

We are also regulated by IMPRESS, but initial complaints must be made to us NN Journal in writing to sarahward@nnjournal.co.uk

We will acknowledge your complaint by e-mail or in writing within 7 calendar days and will normally respond to your complaint with a final decision letter within 21 calendar days. If we uphold your complaint, we will tell you the remedial actions we have taken.

If you are not satisfied with the final response to your complaint, or if you do not hear from us within 21 calendar days of submitting your complaint, then you can refer your complaint to our Independent regulator IMPRESS at the following address:

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