DistrictMail

The DistrictMail has been serving the greater Helderberg region for the past 80 years. The slogan of the newspaper, "Heartbeat of the Helderberg", speaks not only of their valued place in the community, but also of their concern for the community and their role of keeping it updated on matters affecting it. Over 14 000 copies are sold every week in the towns of Somerset West, Strand, Macassar, Gordons Bay, Firgrove, Grabouw, Elgin, Lwandle, Nomzamo and Stellenbosch.

The newspaper is a consistent winner at the annual Sanlam Community Press Awards and is respected by both readers and the newspaper industry itself. They are the medium of choice for advertisers wishing to reach the greater Helderberg region, and their popularity with advertisers is evidenced by the number of pages they put out every week - an average of 76. The content covers a range of topics, from hard news to entertainment and even gardening, motoring and angling. DistrictMail have a thriving business and property section averaging 36 pages a week. The DistrictMail is published every Thursday.

The website, www.helderberg.com, is being developed as a true portal into the Helderberg community. The website is aimed not only at making popular content of the newspaper available online, but also at helping users find any kind of information they may need on the Helderberg, whether they need to find a good hotel to stay in, or a good plumber to fix a leak. This offers endless opportunities for businesses to link up to an established and well-visited website with an internationally-recognised domain name. The DistrictMail team also publishes a free weekly newspaper, HelderPos, which is growing in strength. Just under 30 000 copies are distributed in the Helderberg region every Tuesday. Whatever market you want to reach, the DistrictMail will get you there!

Contact us

Position: Publisher

Name: Barrie de Beer

Phone: +27 (0)21 841 4262

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Position: Editor

Name: Marli van Wyngaard

Phone: +27 (0)21 853 0211

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Position: Sales Manager

Name: Stefan Kolver

Phone: +27 (0)21 841 4284

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