Downtown has an extensive database of business contacts. We have a huge following on social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

We produce quality online weekly bulletins with an open rate of 35% plus. In addition, we have a website that secures around 50,000 visits per month.

friUp // The Friday Update (friUp) is our weekly bulletin. A recipe of news, views, features and opinion provides all the ingredients for a chunkier than bite sized take on all the goings on from across the region and beyond. VIP 100 Members and will be given the opportunity to feature in friUp throughout the year.

FFS it’s Monday // Start the week with a whistle stop tour of news from across planet Downtown, with links to those good news stories from our fantastic members in Liverpool, Lancashire, Manchester, Leeds and Birmingham.


To share your news across the Downtown in Business channels please email


To ensure your news stories are shared across the Downtown network, we ask you to follow the below guidelines.

  • Please send your articles in word document format. *Note, articles must include a title.
  • Please supply a high resolution image to accompany the article. Dimensions at least 600 pixels wide x 300 pixels high.
  • You can include a attachment files to your document, but we can not feature it, without an accompanying press release.
  • Please include your company Twitter Handle (if you have one) in your document or email.

For tips on how to write an effective Press Release please visit