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#712809 - 30th Jul 2012 3:26pm champion
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sad to see the champion magazine go bump.it was a very good read.as was the journal.

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#712820 - 30th Jul 2012 4:44pm Re: champion [Re: cathcart]
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Never seen that one.

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#712846 - 30th Jul 2012 6:53pm Re: champion [Re: cathcart]
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Very sad to hear this..

We used to able to pick a copy up at a certain supermarkets checkout..
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#712853 - 30th Jul 2012 7:12pm Re: champion [Re: ManxCat]
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Originally Posted By: ManxCat
Very sad to hear this..

We used to able to pick a copy up at a certain supermarkets checkout..



I'll bet you didn't pick it up at Lidl.My guess would be a certain supermarket in West Kirby.

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#712854 - 30th Jul 2012 7:18pm Re: champion [Re: cathcart]
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I used to pick mine up at a certain supermarket in Upton - it was a useful magazine, lots of 'what's on' info. Must have been hard work putting it all together, securing advertising to fund the free distribution etc. It'll be missed.

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#712877 - 30th Jul 2012 8:24pm Re: champion [Re: Greenwood]
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Sorry to disagree Greenwood...the magazine was directed at "the privilged class"..it was not a magazine for the people of Wirral but for the supposed "upper class" as the distribution areas defined..West Kirby, Caldy, Heswall, Greasby, Thurstaton etc

Certainly no loss to ordinary people like me

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#712886 - 30th Jul 2012 10:16pm Re: champion [Re: catlover]
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No wonder it went bust. There are more millionaires in Wallasey than the rest of the Wirral. Not all wealthy people announce their fiscal situation visibly.

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#712895 - 30th Jul 2012 10:37pm Re: champion [Re: catlover]
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it was actually on the counters at supermarkets,also in birkenhead market.

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#712908 - 31st Jul 2012 8:31am Re: champion [Re: catlover]
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Originally Posted By: catlover
Sorry to disagree Greenwood...the magazine was directed at "the privilged class"..it was not a magazine for the people of Wirral but for the supposed "upper class" as the distribution areas defined..West Kirby, Caldy, Heswall, Greasby, Thurstaton etc


What a load of rubbish somad

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#712923 - 31st Jul 2012 9:19am Re: champion [Re: OxtonHill]
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Explain your anger...when the magazine was brought to the market it was very definitely aimed at people who could afford to support the advertisers who initially, because of the cost of advertsising in the magazine,were all selling more expensive products or services than might be considered the norm
There was a limited distribution area to properties in the regions of Wirral defined in my post
It may well be that as the magazine failed copies were more readily available
Don't make statements such as you have without backing them up please

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#712932 - 31st Jul 2012 9:46am Re: champion [Re: catlover]
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Originally Posted By: catlover
"upper class" as the distribution areas defined..West Kirby, Caldy, Heswall, Greasby, Thurstaton etc


It was distributed in all areas of Wirral, Birkenhead, Claughton, Oxton, Prenton, Tranmere! are these upper class as well in your opinion?

"it was not a magazine for the people of Wirral"

The magazine contained what's on info the Wirral, it had a very good local History section every month. Stories of local people, & some great pictures.

"Certainly no loss to ordinary people like me"

I'm ordinary & I'll miss it.

How many copies did you actually read, cover to cover before making such ridiculous comments like "the privilged class"

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#712950 - 31st Jul 2012 11:02am Re: champion [Re: OxtonHill]
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Registered: 24th Jul 2012
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What a load of rubbish...I defy anyone from Leasowe. Moreton, Birkenhead, Seacombe, etc to come on tis forum amd tellme thatthey received the Champion magazine though their door on a monthly basis

How do I know this? simple..because I am in business and enquired about advertising my company in the magazine

As well as enquiring about the cost, I also enquired about the distribution areas so I know at firts hand exactly where the magazine was to be delivered

I was actually sent a number of "complimentary" issues, by post, to my home address, as the advertising executive of the magazine attempted to win my custom

Yes I will agree some of the articles were decent reading but the whole concept of the magazine wa, as I identified, aimed at the upper class, as was regularly illustrated in their columns of forthcoming events hich were inserted at no cost to the organisations involved

When did you ever see an attic Sale at Victoria Hall advertised for free, but there were many insertions for " a coffee morning with the West Kirby or Caldy "Ladies organisations" featured

A little thought..don't make comments which can't be backed up by first hand knowledge..someone will always shoot you down in flames

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#712996 - 31st Jul 2012 3:58pm Re: champion [Re: cathcart]
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I have never even heard of it in New Brighton, or perhaps I should say upper Brighton!

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#712997 - 31st Jul 2012 3:59pm Re: champion [Re: Moonstar]
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Originally Posted By: Moonstar
No wonder it went bust. There are more millionaires in Wallasey than the rest of the Wirral. Not all wealthy people announce their fiscal situation visibly.


How do you know that?

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#713001 - 31st Jul 2012 4:09pm Re: champion [Re: cathcart]
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It was delivered to my house in Birkenhead (centre)...

but to be fair the butler brought it up with my breakfast... shifty

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