There's only the Echo and the Globe newspapers for this area all the news sites are the same for OTT advertising messing up the page to an unusable state at times. I use an ad-blocker "uBlock origin".
If they put plain adverts up that didn't move the page around and take ages to load then I wouldn't use an ad-blocker and I've told them that many times.
The BBC news site is ok but seems to be a lot slower with news these day and a lot less localised than it used to be. Radio stations used to run decent news sites but then drifted away from them, not that I have checked recently.
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