Wednesday, July 24, 2024

About Us

The Southern Mail (formerly the Southern Mail Shopper) was established in 1986 and re named Southern Mail in 2009. This long established popular community title includes the key shopping centres Ottery Hypemarket and Blue Route Mall within its distribution area. 

The Southern Mail is a free weekly community newspaper available in print and digital format, and is distributed to 50 510 readers’ homes every Wednesday in the Wynberg, Parkwood, Grassy Park, Retreat, Lotus River, Fairways, Cafdo Village, Heathfield, Steenberg, Punts Estate, Elfindale, Zeekoeivlei, Coniston Park, Ottery, Wetton, Ferness, Pelican Park, Montague Gift, Seawinds, Capricorn Park Village, St Montagues Village, Longvlei, Capricorn Village, Lakeview, Schaopkraal, Turfhall Estate, Marble Flats and Lavender Hill areas.

Readers receive hyper local content with a focus on community news, including local personalities, advice and editorial columns, reader’s letters and sport.  

The Southern Mail offers advertisers a unique opportunity to target their specific local customer market and maximises market penetration.

To advertise in the Southern Mail please contact our sales executives,
Lauren Mushfieldt
Mobile: 084 251 1876

Leigh Bester
Mobile: 064 202 0315

Classified Advertising
Telephone: 021 782 7892

General Enquires
Telephone: 021 782 7892

The Southern Mail is an Africa Community Media (ACM) title. 

ACM also publishes:
Athlone News | Atlantic Sun | Bolander | CapeTowner | False Bay Echo | Plainsman | Sentinel News | Southern Mail | Southern Suburbs Tatler | Tabletalk | Northern News | DFA | I’solezwe  | DurbanLocal

The Southern Mail proudly displays the “FAIR” stamp of the Press Council of South Africa, indicating our commitment to adhere to the Code of Ethics for Print and online media which prescribes that our reporting is truthful, accurate and fair.
Should you wish to lodge a complaint about our news coverage, please contact the Press Council’s website,, email or call the Press Council on 011 484 3612.

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