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Queensburgh News

  • Tabloid Newspaper
  • Printed on Newsprint Paper
  • 13 200 Copies Distributed Fortnightly
  • Frequency: 2nd & 4th Tuesday
  • Target Audience: Local Community
  • Area of Distribution: Bellair, Escombe, Hillary, Malvern, Memorail Park, Mosley Park, Mount Vernon, Northdene, Seaview

Located within shouting distance of KZN’s bustling commercial centre, Durban, Queensburgh forms part of the eThekweni municipality (the Greater Durban Metropolitan Area) and, as legend has it, owes its founding to colonial settlers looking to escape Durban’s summer humidity. Modern-day Queensburgh arose, firstly, from the consolidation of a number of towns in 1924 (that is, Malvern, Escombe, Moseley and Northdene) into a single town, Malvern. In 1952, however, Malvern changed its name to Queensburgh to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II.

Being a premier community newspaper, the Queensburgh News is proud of its excellent reputation, and has always been committed to the production of high quality journalism that is accurate, credible and reliable. As a community newspaper, the focus of the publication is on important and salient local and community news items, local sports results and fixtures, schools news, municipal and crime news, lifestyle features, church and charity news, and entertainment. Moreover, the newspaper is always ready to engage with its readers, and confidently looks forward to a continued relationship based on trust and respect.

The paper prides itself on its wide appeal, and its readership crosses several generational lines; this is to say that it offers something to everyone, and its diverse readers also use the Queensburgh News as a platform on which they can voice their opinions on pertinent news items and current affairs.

Additionally, the high quality advertising inserts are important sources of information regarding retail and service offerings, as well as specials and bargains. For advertisers, the Queensburgh News provides a consistent and effective communication channel that reaches numerous markets throughout the area.

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