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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 readershomes 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 executive,

To advertise in the Southern Mail please contact our sales executives,
Lauren Mushfieldt on 084 251 1876 or e-mail: or
Leigh Bester on 064 202 0315 | E-mail:

Classified Advertising:  Tel: 021 782 7892 | E-mail:
General Enquires: Tel: 021 782 7892 | E-mail:

The Southern Mail is an Africa Community Media (ACM) title. ACM are publishes of:
Athlone News | Atlantic Sun | Bolander | CapeTowner | False Bay Echo | Plainsman | Sentinel News | Southern Mail | Southern Suburbs Tatler | Tabletalk | Northern News Goodwood/Parow | Northern News Bellville/Durbanville | Northern News Kuilsriver/Brackenfell/Kraaifontein | The Pink Tongue | DFA | I’solezwe lesiXhosa | KZN Shoppers

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