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Costessey's Free Magazine
Created in Costessey, delivered bi-monthly

Handy Costessey Magazine Logo

Costessey's Free Magazine
Created in Costessey, delivered bi-monthly

Grow your business with Costessey’s free magazine.

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Grow your business with Costessey’s free magazine.

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Created in Costessey for Costessey residents

Delivered to thousands of properties in Costessey – the largest suburb of Norwich – Handy is an effective and affordable way to advertise your small business.

First published in 2020, Handy is Costessey’s only free, local magazine delivered to all residents. Featuring lifestyle articles, competitions, local recipes and news along with small business advertising, Handy consistently boosts awareness of local businesses, regularly throughout the year.

In 2023, 95% of businesses returned for more advertising. Of those advertising in 4 issues, 100% returned for more.

Handy is delivered to over 7,400 properties, home to over 16,700 residents in New and Old Costessey, including Queen’s Hills, Hampden View and Fairfield Park.

Find out the advantages to advertising with Handy.

  • 6 issues per year
  • Delivered free with the post
  • Reaches all properties in Costessey
  • Over 16,700 residents
  • 95% advertiser return rate
  • A5 full colour magazine
  • Advertising from £9 per issue

About Handy


Readers place more trust in our advertising than social media or one-off leaflets.


Our small, A5 sized glossy magazine makes it quick and easy to find local services.


Handy’s reliable and regular delivery helps you build a memorable brand in Costessey.

Why advertise with Handy?

Long Life

Residents keep their copy until the next issue arrives, giving you more exposure than other forms of advertising.


With our flexible payment options from £4.50 per month, there’s no easier way to reach your Costessey customers.

Free Design

Our free advert design service comes with over two decades of graphic design and branding experience.


Readers tell us they trust Handy more than social media and other publications, it’s their first port of call for local services.


Research shows advertising is more memorable in print than online, your advert also enjoys less competition.


Handy reaches all Costessey households, home to 16,700 residents. There’s no other way to reach residents effectively.

What do the advertisers say?

“Brilliant local magazine, very informative and the perfect way of advertising my own small business!!”

The Fern Garden

“Handy is fast becoming my best performing magazine this year!”

GutterPro Norfolk

“We’ve been advertising for over a year and it’s brought so much more work in from that side of the city.”


“Not only the best magazine for local businesses to advertise in, but amazing designs too!”


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