THE Redditch Advertiser website has made a flying start to 2013 with the biggest monthly audience figures ever recorded.

Almost 39,000 users visited in January – 67 per cent up on the same month last year.

The site is part of a Midlands network incorporating sister papers at Bromsgrove, Droitwich, Dudley, Stourbridge, Halesowen and Kidderminster.

All seven sites showed huge growth in January and attracted a total of 284,000 users – a 41 per cent improvement on last year.