The EMS is your community newspaper
and it is self-funding.

The Ems is a free, 32-page, full colour, community newspaper which is published four times a year. The Ems has a print run of 7,000 copies, of which 6,300 are hand-delivered to every home in the Emsworth, Lumley, Hermitage and Thorney areas.

The Ems can usually be picked up from:

  • Emsworth Library
  • Coop (Southleigh Road)
  • Coop (High Street)
  • Tesco (North Street)
  • Local newsagents.

Editorial team

David Harris
01243 378215

Roma Herrick

Gavin Millar

Editorial board
Theo Schofield and Jill Millar

Design and production
Ali Beckett

To update, add or amend a community organisation in the Community
listings, please contact the editor.

To submit an article for The Ems contact the editor and see photography guidelines.

Follow The EMS Complaints Procedure to raise a concern about the content or delivery of The Ems.


Publication dates


Spring edition 2021
Published on Thursday 15 April 2021
Final copy by Monday 4 April 2021

Summer edition 2021
Published on Thursday 15 July 2021
Final copy by Monday 5 July 2021

Autumn edition 2021
Published on Thursday 14 October 2021
Final copy by Monday 4 October 2021
Please email the editor for more up to date information.  

Advertising rates can be viewed or downloaded here:
Advertisement Rate Card 2021

Advertisement order form can be viewed or downloaded:
Advertisement Order Form 2021