Ermelo is a town imbedded in South Africa’s liberation struggle with many liberation heroes using it as a stopover. Today, this town stands as an educational, industrial and commercial centre of the 7,750 km² Gert Sibande District Municipality in Mpumalanga province, Republic of South Africa. Ermelo is also both a mixed agriculture and mining region.
It is in the heart of Emerlo where you find the Highvelder. The Highvelder was established in 1903 and is available as a free community paper for the past 110 year. The Highvelder Newspaper is distributed in the focal point of the Eastern Highveld, and offers its diverse blend of readers a positive reading experience every week. As a community newspaper, the Highvelder strives to serve the entire community of Ermelo by maintaining a good balance between human interest news, school and sport news, local government news, community affairs, events and lifestyle news and much more.
The Highvelders 18,000 copies are distributed every Thursday into an established distribution footprint which covers Amsterdam, Badplaas, Bethal, Breyton, Carolina, Chrissiesmeer, Davel, Ermelo, Hendrina, Lothair, Morgenzon, Sheepmoor and Wesselton.
- Tabloid Newspaper
- Printed on Newsprint Paper
- 18,000 Copies Distributed Weekly
- Frequency: Weekly Thursday
- Target Audience: Local Community
- Area of Distribution: Amsterdam, Badplaas, Bethal, Breyton, Carolina, Chrissiesmeer, Davel, Ermelo, Hendrina, Lothair, Morgenzon, Sheepmoor and Wesselton.