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Johnston Press PLC
13 September 2016

13 September 2016



Statement re Share Price Movement


The Board of Directors of Johnston Press plc notes the rise in the Company's share price today and confirms that it knows of no operational or corporate reason for the price movement.


As announced on 4 August 2016, the Group continues to actively explore opportunities for the disposal of further assets.  These discussions continue to progress satisfactorily. Further announcements will be made as appropriate.


For further information please contact:


Johnston Press

Ashley Highfield, Chief Executive Officer

David King, Chief Financial Officer



020 7612 2601

020 7612 2602

Bell Pottinger

Dan de Belder

Henry Lerwill


020 3772 2561





Forward-looking statements

The announcement contains forward looking statements. Although the Group believes that the expectation reflected in these forward- looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that the expectations will prove to have been correct. Due to the inherent uncertainties, including both economic and business risk factors underlying such forward looking information, actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward looking statements. The Group undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.



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