Algoa Sun

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The Walmer Sun is one of four Algoa Suns which are included in the Times Media Community Newspapers stable. The paper caters to a diverse community set within the vibrant, up-and-coming residential area of Walmer in the sunny city of Port Elizabeth.

The readers of this title vary from driven businesspeople to busy moms to pensioners, the latter enjoying leisurely days in the Friendly City.

As a community newspaper showcasing the achievements and attractions of the area, while providing a mouthpiece to the community and covering news from the suburb, the Walmer Sun is uniquely positioned as an advertising vehicle within a fast growing business market which offers exciting opportunities to both the entrepreneur and the established business owner.

From the small business venture to the large retail venture – the Walmer Sun is geared at ensuring that both the reader and the advertiser draw maximum benefit from the newspaper. The Walmer Sun can also be viewed on Facebook.

The Western Sun, which is one of four Algoa Sun community newspapers distributed in Port Elizabeth, serves the vibrant neighbourhoods of Ben Kama, Framesby, Newton Park, Linton Grange, Sunridge Park, Weybridge Park, Viking Vale, Kabega Park, Hunters Retreat and Bridgemead.

The paper is enthusiastically supported by a wide mix of readers ranging from pensioners to businesspeople to parents with children at the large number of schools situated in the area.

A total of 28 503 copies are distributed door-to-door in the area on the second last Thursday of every month and are eagerly snapped up by its readers. The paper serves as the ideal meeting point for readers and advertisers, giving business in the area and the wider Nelson Mandela metropole a welcome boost via the marketing and promotion of commercial enterprises.

The Western Sun has become an eagerly awaited companion in many homes in the suburbs, providing a mix of hard news and positive coverage of schools, church events, leisure activities, sport and other community affairs. The Western Sun can also be found on Facebook.

Readers of the Northern Sun eagerly await the arrival of the community newspaper on their doorsteps the second last Thursday of every month.

As one of four Algoa Sun community newspapers serving the city of Port Elizabeth, 20 920 copies are distributed door-to-door, bringing readers a mix of hard news and coverage of school events, church activities, sport, leisure and community affairs.

The paper covers a mix of middle class suburbs including Cleary Park, Cleary Estate, Hillside, Malabar, Parkside, Bridgehaven, Gelvandale, Salsoneville, Schauderville and West End.

It serves as an ideal vehicle for advertisers wanting to reach the emerging and established consumer market represented by these areas.

The Northern Sun offers its readers a positive newspaper, characterised by its friendly repertoire with the community it serves. The Northern Sun is also available on Facebook.

THE Motherwell Sun is one of four Algoa Suns based in the friendly city of Port Elizabeth.

It serves a vibrant and bustling community which includes the NU2 to 11 in Motherwell and the Swartkops Valley.

An upbeat newspaper, the Motherwell Sun is published in a mixture of English and isiXhosa and appeals to a wide range of readers and age groups. A total 20 361 free copies are made available to the community on the second last Thursday of every month.

The paper provides a wide variety of news to its readers but ensures that it remains community-focused, affording residents from the area the opportunity to showcase their achievements while also raising points of concern.

Coverage includes news on sports, schools, leisure, church activities, business and other community affairs with the emphasis on the positive.

The Motherwell Sun gives readers the opportunity to view the specials and promotions of businesses in the Nelson Mandela metropole while advertisers draw benefit from the growing readership.

The Motherwell Sun can also be found on Facebook.

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