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The Bolander (formerly the Helderberg Sun) was established in 1996 and re named Bolander in 2007. This long established popular community title includes the key shopping centres Somerset Mall and Waterstone Mall within its distribution area.

The Bolander is a free weekly community newspaper available in print and digital format, and is distributed to 31 150 readershomes every Wednesday in the Strand, Somerset West, Franschhoek, Paarl, Stellenbosch, Gordon’s Bay and Wellington 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 Bolander offers advertisers a unique opportunity to target their specific local customer market and maximises market penetration.

To advertise in the Bolander please contact our sales executive,
Eugenie Broodryk on 082 967 7515 or e-mail:

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

The Bolander 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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