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The Net distributes seven editions each month

The Net distribution area covers the ME, DA3, DA11, DA12 & DA13 post codes and now CT5 & CT6. Delivering over 300,000 copies every month to homes and small businesses in your local area.

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Welcome to The Net Online

Following the guidance from the UK Government

The Net office building will be closed from Tuesday 24th March 2020 until further notice.

The business will currently continue to operate with staff working from home, the best way to communicate with us is to email

Welcome to the website for The Net Magazine. Please browse the website and if you are an existing advertiser with us please check your listing is correct and advise us of any changes to: for business advertisers, for voluntary groups. 

The Net is a monthly printed community reference magazine which is distributed to over 300,000 homes and small businesses in the Medway Towns, Maidstone, Swale, Gravesham, Whitstable & Herne Bay areas in seven editions:

Gillingham & Rainham including Newington, Hempstead, Parkwood, Wigmore, Bredhurst, Upchurch, Lower Halstow, Hartlip & Stockbury.

Rochester & Chatham including Lordswood, Walderslade, Luton, Bluebell Hill & St Mary's Island.

Strood & Malling covering the towns & villages along the A228 from Grain to Kings Hill including Hoo, Upnor, Chattenden, High Halstow, Stoke, Allhallows, Grain, Cuxton, Halling, Snodland, Aylesford, Ditton, Larkfield, Leybourne, West Malling, East Mallling, Burham, Eccles & Wouldham.

Sittingbourne & Sheppey including Sittingbourne, Sheerness, Queenborough, Minster, Teynham, Bapchild, Bredgar, Eastling, Doddington, Newnham, Bobbing & Isle of Sheppey.

Maidstone including Barming, Bearsted, Allington, Boxley, Coxheath, Sandling, Detling, Grove Green, Loose, Tovil, Shepway, Wateringbury, Teston, Yalding, Harrietsham, Hollingbourne & Lenham.

Gravesham including Gravesend, Northfleet, Longfield, New Barn, Hartley, New Ash Green, Istead Rise, Meopham, Sole Street, Cobham, Shorne, Higham & Chalk.

Faversham, Whitstable & Herne Bay including Seasalter, Tankerton, South Street, Swalecliffe, Chestfield, Hampton, Eddington, Beltinge, Herne, Broomfield & Hunters Forstal

Issue 184 is out now. Issue 185 is due for publication on 18th April 2020. Bookings for commercial advertisements, details for free listings of voluntary organisations and events in may to be publicised online and in the magazine are being taken now. The copy date for May events is 6th April 2020.


We were pleased with our first three month run of advertising in The Net. Response to our second three months has been 50% better!

Tome Rowe - Re-Roof'80

The 4 months advertising I have done with you has massively increased my business so much so I have had to add another van! 

Adam - Higham Garden Services

I would recommend The Net to any small business looking to create more custom

SP Carpentry

It is great for new business.  It is very flexible …  I can change the areas I want to advertise in at any time

Andrew Douglas Painting & Decorating

Nothing comes close to The Net, I receive a consistent flow of new business.

County Security

We have been advertising in The Net from the beginning (2004) …. with great success


The ad’s have resulted in plenty of enquiries and new work.  I recommend it

Dovetail Interiors

Since advertising we have seen a huge growth in our business.

Our Tech Limited

The Net consistently delivers the best response and is a magazine we’re delighted to be in

Oven Wizards

Advertising on a regular basis provides me with regular and positive enquiries that result in jobs.  I am very happy with the results.

Andrew Purcell

The Net helps my business.  I have advertised for the past five years and will continue in the future

Zammit Roofing

We have enjoyed regular customer calls from 'The Net'.  The team provide a personal service and we would recommend The Net to other traders.

Ackerman Roofing

80% of my customers come from The Net

Garden Care

I have been using The Net and this has brought me an increase of about 20% to my turnover


The Net has been a little gold mine for my business.  I don’t know where my business would be without them

MB Plumbing & Heating

Advertising in The Net transformed an idea into a business. It’s cost effective and reliable, and it works


The Net has proven to be the best form of local advertising for us

Ability Plus

The Net is a great way to advertise, we like the fact that there are multiple magazines which enables us to cover lots of different areas. Everyone knows and likes The Net so it' No.1

AHM Installations

We have been advertising for the last year.  We get a lot of enquiries and The Net has helped us obtain new business and expand the business

Aggarwal & Co

If you run a small business The Net is the perfect solution to get more business

Ben Leach - BL IT Solutions

A high proportion of our business is from The Net.  We know when it has been delivered because calls start immediately

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