With a monthly readership of more than 100,000 local people, Wiltshire 999s is the county’s largest independent news website covering the work of the emergency services. Launched in 2016, our unique media outlet keeps the public up to date with all manner of 999 news.
Key facts and figures
- Our readers generate between 300,000 and 800,000 page views each month
- Through our readership, we’ve raised and donated thousands of pounds to good causes, including to people directly affected by 999-related incidents like house fires
- A news reporter is available to attend breaking news 24 hours a day, seven days a week
- We regularly sell news content produced by our news team to national and international newspapers and press agencies including SWNS and INS
- Over 50,000 people follow our Facebook Page – the biggest of any local news outlet
- We have several members of staff, including a number of freelance photographers based across Wiltshire, ready to attend news on an on-call basis
- Wiltshire 999s was founded by internationally published photographer and journalist Daniel Jae Webb, who has worked in the media industry since 2011
- We are members of the Independent Community News Network (ICNN)
Whilst we are not regulated by the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO), we abide by the Editors’ Code of Practice – this can be viewed here. Complaints are handled internally; you can find out more about how to complain about a story or member of staff here.
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