Founded in 2021 Read This magazine is Banbury’s best known community publication. We are a team dedicated to getting the very best result for our customers while ensuring we play our part in contributing to a thriving community around Banbury.  We are sales people, marketers, directors, designers, editors and very very bad dancers! 

Meet The Team

Neil Gilkes

Neil Gilkes – Director of Sales

I am one of the founders of Read This Limited. RTM is known, for its local community content and cost-effective advertising. A must-have magazine to have for your coffee table.

We started RTM in 2021 with our own personal savings and we have never taken any outside investments. I am a big believer in following your instincts and taking unique approaches to business.
I am the former Sales Director of Magazines and Media Ltd AKA Your Letterbox magazines where I served for 8 years and am delighted to be heading up the sales function for the newly formed Read This Magazine.
I am passionate about more than just your marketing campaign, I am also passionate about helping your business flourish.

Andy Davies

Andy Davies – Director of Operations

Over his 23 years’ experience in business, he has worked with some of the biggest brands in the UK. Mainly in sales and team management for fast growing technology companies. His passion is helping companies grow.

He was a director with Your Letterbox for 8 years and was one of the co-founders. He is the link man for the business tying together all the systems and people to create a coherent and efficient operation.

He is excited to be heading up the operations function for Read This Limited.

Mike Donovan

Mike Donovan – Director of Content

He has enjoyed a long career in local Newspaper and Magazine publishing in Sydney, London and the Midlands where he has resided for the past 25 years.

His experience covers all aspects of local publishing including sales, marketing, creative design, editorial, management and leadership. He spent 20 years as Managing Director for a major PLC Newspaper Group. He was a director at Your Letterbox for 5 years and is delighted to be heading up all things content related for Read This Limited.