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Trinity Mirror PLC
01 August 2006


                     Appointment of non-executive director
                                                                  

Trinity Mirror is pleased to announce that Laura Wade-Gery will join the Board
as a non-executive director on 4th August 2006.

Laura, 41, is Chief Executive of Tesco.com and a Director of Tesco Personal
Finance. Previously she was Group Strategy Director, Tesco plc. Prior to joining
Tesco in 1997 Laura held positions with Gemini Consulting and Kleinwort Benson.

Sir Ian Gibson commented:

"We are delighted that Laura is joining the Trinity Board. She brings a wealth
of corporate experience from the UK's leading retailer and is known throughout
that business as a real customer champion."

No further details required under FSA Listing Rule 9.6.13 remain to be
disclosed.

Enquiries:

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Nick Fullagar, Director of Corporate Communications

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Neil Bennett
Wendy Timmons




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