Thursday, June 20, 2024

About Us

The False Bay Echo (formerly the Fish Hoek Echo) was established in 1953 and re named False Bay Echo in 1986. This long established popular community title includes the key shopping centres Long Beach Mall, Sun Valley Mall and Valyland Centre within its distribution area.

The False Bay Echo is a free weekly community newspaper available in print and digital format, and is distributed to 31 590 readers’ homes every Thursday in the Lakeside, Sandvlei, Muizenberg, Marina Da Gama, St James, Kalk Bay, Clovelly, Fish Hoek, Sun Valley, Capri, Simon’s Town, Glencairn, Da Gama Park, Kommetjie, Ocean View, Sunnydale, Noordhoek, San Michel, Masiphumelele and Milkwood Ridge areas with bulk drops in Scarborough.

Readers receive hyper local content with a focus on community news, including local personalities, advice and editorial columns, reader’s letters and sport.  

The False Bay Echo offers advertisers a unique opportunity to target their specific local customer market and maximises market penetration.

To advertise in the False Bay Echo please contact our sales executives.

Tricia van Wyk
Mobile :083 412 6373

Tracey Bradley
Mobile :072 100 90743

Classified Advertising
Telephone :021 782 7892

General Enquires
Telephone :021 782 7892

The False Bay Echo is anAfrica Community Media (ACM) title.

ACM also publishes:
Athlone News | Atlantic Sun | Bolander | CapeTowner | False Bay Echo | Plainsman | Sentinel News | Southern Mail | Southern Suburbs Tatler | Tabletalk | Northern News | DFA | I’solezwe | DurbanLocal

The False Bay Echo 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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