The Week: Media News - Archant eyes Mirror titles

Archant, the UK's fifth-largest regional newspaper group, has emerged as a bidder for Trinity Mirror's newspapers in London and the South-East, including the Croydon Advertiser, the Surrey Mirror and the South London Press. The papers, valued by analysts at around £150 million, are up for sale as part of a rolling disposal programme that also involves Trinity's sports division, including the Racing Post, and its papers in the Midlands.