Newspapers and magazines

Library members have free access to our subscriber-only newspaper websites in libraries and from home. You’ll need your library card number and PIN to sign in.

Online reference library

The online reference library includes:

  • Current UK newspapers 1998 onwards (Newsbank)
  • Times Digital Archive 1785-2008
  • Sunday Times 1822-2006
  • Illustrated London News 1842-2003
  • British Newspaper Archive 1710-1954, including Hastings Observer and Sussex Advertiser – available in library only

Several libraries have national or local papers and magazines in print or microfilm – some dating back to the 1700s.