- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 20 000 Copies Distributed Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Wednesday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Balfour, Berg-en-Dal, Bergsig, Ferryvale, Heidelberg Industrial, Heidelberg Kloof, Heidelberg Sentraal, Heidelberg Business Centre, Jordaan Park, Kaydale, Laversburg, Mckenzieville, Alrapark, Nigel, Noycedale, Overkruin, Pretorius Stad, Rensburg, Shalimar Ridge, Spaarwater, Visagie Park, Vosterkroon
The sister towns of Heidelberg and Nigel have seen many changes over the past few years, not least of which have been a marked economic expansion and a significant growth in population size. As the area’s premier community newspaper, the Heidelberg and Nigel Heraut has evolved with the towns, playing an increasingly important role in ensuring that the relevant communities have access to a high quality newspaper firmly committed to the fundamental principles of journalistic excellence and integrity.
With a history that extends back 3 decades, the latter fundamentals have entrenched the Heidelberg and Nigel Heraut as the publication of choice for residents in search of credible reporting on local and community news, school events and achievements news, local sports results and fixtures, municipal and crime news, lifestyle trends, entertainment news and more.
The Heidelberg and Nigel Heraut has earned a commendable reputation for consistently providing news items that speak to the experiences of its readers, and the editorial team works continually to build upon the trust-based relationship it has built with its readers over the past 30 years. In addition to its role as a news source, the publication also views itself as a member of the large community it serves, and strives to put readers’ best interests at the forefront of all its endeavours.
This is to say that the paper hopes to make a significant and meaningful contribution to the lives of people living in Heidelberg and Nigel.
Given the impressive expansion of the area’s local economy, many sectors have experienced booming markets; perhaps most notably, the property market. Many established and emerging enterprises look to the Heidelberg and Nigel Heraut as the ideal vehicle for effectively marketing their various retail and service offerings. With a print order of 20 000 copies distributed weekly, free-of-charge, the newspaper reaches the hands of many household expenditure decision makers that make up a sizeable portion of the region’s economically active population.