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The Sentinel News was established in 1981. This long established popular community title includes the key shopping centres Victoria Mall and Mainstream Shopping Centre within its distribution area.

The Sentinel News is a free weekly community newspaper available in print and digital format, and is distributed to 7 295 readershomes every Friday in the Hout Bay, Llandudno, Harbour Heights and Imizamo Yethu 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 Sentinel News offers advertisers a unique opportunity to target their specific local customer market and maximises market penetration.

To advertise in the Sentinel News please contact our sales executive,
Tricia van Wyk on 083 412 6373 or e-mail:

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

The Sentinel 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 | The Pink Tongue | DFA | I’solezwe lesiXhosa | KZN Shoppers


Sentinel News proudly displays the “FAIR” stamp of the Press Council of South Africa, indicating
our commitment to adhere to the Code of Ethics for Print and online media which prescribes that our reporting is truthful, accurate and fair. Should you wish to lodge a complaint about our news coverage, please contact the Press Council’s website,, email or call the Press Council on 011 484 3612.

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