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The Athlone News (formerly the Athlone Shopper) was established in 1986 and re named Athlone News in 2008. This long established popular community title includes the key shopping centres Kenilworth Centre and Gatesville Shopping Centre within its distribution area.

The Athlone News is a free weekly community newspaper available in print and digital format, and is distributed to 56 087 readers’ homes every Wednesday in the Hazendal, Kewtown, Bridgetown, Silvertown, Rylands, Nerisso Estate, Newfields, Gatesville, Primrose Park, Surrey Estate, Zwartdom, Vanguard, Welcome, Heideveld, Pinati, Athlone, Gleemoor, Sunnyside, Belgravia, Glenvalley, Glenview, Frere Estate, Hampton Estate, Bonteheuwel, Rustdale, Penlyn, Belthorn Estate, Rutvale, Lincoln, Cranleigh, Mountview, Lansdowne, Crawford, Sherwood Park, Bokmakierie, Manenberg, Hanover Park, Garlandale, Golden Gate, Greenhaven and Oliver Tambo Square 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 Athlone News offers advertisers a unique opportunity to target their specific local customer market and maximises market penetration.

To advertise in the Athlone News please contact our sales executive,
Arlette Boonzaaier on 082 493 0289 or e-mail:

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

The Athlone News 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  | DFA | I’solezwe lesiXhosa | Your Ethekwini

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