The Brakpan Herald was established in 1927 and a total of 19 700 copies are distributed every Friday to households and businesses in town.

The paper is very community oriented and we strive to keep our readers informed about any local issues. We look for the good but we do not overlook the bad.

The paper targets anyone from scholars to elderly people and we aim to give fair coverage to organisations, schools, charities, the police and municipal matters.

Interesting facts about Brakpan’s people:

• The Herald has a readership of 68 per cent.
• Herald readers do most of their shopping at the Mall@Carnival.
• 56 per cent are female, while 44 percent are male.
• 56 per cent are Afrikaans and 26 per cent are English
• 56 per cent are employed full time.
• 27 per cent of households fall in the LSM 10 category and 37 per cent in the 9 category
• The average household income is between R12 000 and R24 999Statistics obtained from Roots Survey 2013

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