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

Winter edition 2020

Published 24 January 2020

Spring edition 2020
Published on Monday 20 April 2020
Final copy by Monday 30 March 2020

Summer edition 2020
Published on Monday 20 July 2020
Final copy by Monday 29 June 2020

Autumn edition 2020
Published on Monday 19 October 2020
Final copy by Monday 28 September 2020
Please email the editor for more up to date information.  

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