Caxton Local Media is a multi-media company and publishes content through various means, including newspapers, magazines, websites, events, custom printing and many more.

Our Local newspaper offering includes the publishing of more than 140 local newspapers with an audited distribution exceeding 3,7 million copies per week.

Vision statement

Caxton Local Media’s vision is to accurately and actively reflect the faces, voices and dreams of all the communities we serve across all our audited and verified print products and hyper-local websites. We are entrenched and visible in our communities through all aspects of their lives where they live.

We strive continually to be local businesses’ first media choice and business partner, to remain a cost-effective solution with maximum reach for national businesses and marketers, and to provide verticals which deliver the results advertisers need.

“Consumers know where to look to make their dreams come true.” Noel Coburn


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Houghton Golf Day Success

Golfers took to the greens on Friday, 11 May, at Houghton Golf Club for the Caxton Golf Challenge in honour of Flying for Life, which aims at raising funds for the charity. The registered charity commits itself to uplifting poor and remote communities in a sustainable way. They identify needs in areas unreachable by motor […]

“Human behaviour flows from three main sources: desire, emotion and knowledge.” Plato


Caxton Local Newspapers readerships remain the highest in the communities that they serve, the group now has more than 140 newspapers with a combined weekly print order exceeding 3.7 million copies, with representation in the large majority of provinces across the country.

Our focus remains to deliver relevant hyper- local content that cannot be found anywhere else, this focus of each newspaper gives readers a sense of belonging, and has created loyal readership for decades.

Caxton Digital

Caxton Digital has developed over 78 local community title websites which, along with our newspapers provide our readers with a wealth of information at a hyper-local level.

Adding to the 78 local newspaper websites Caxton have provided innovation through our classifieds technology business, Hozi a division of Caxton Digital which has a unique offering.

Get It Magazines

With the majority of people being incredibly proud and passionate about the communities in which they live, it makes sense the huge popularity of hyper local magazines – particularly ones with engaging editorial content specifically about the shops, people and attractions of the neighbourhood.

Get It has a dozen of these local, high quality, high gloss publications, spread from Gauteng, Mpumalanga and the Northwest provinces to KwaZulu Natal and the Free State.

Farmer's Weekly

Trusted by farmers and agribusiness professionals as a source of advice, inspiration and the latest farming news, Farmer’s Weekly has evolved into much more than just an agricultural magazine.

The brand has grown to also include some of the most widely read and supported online platforms for agricultural news and information in Africa.

Coldset Factories

Our Johannesburg factory based in Industria is the largest of its kind in South Africa and the nerve centre where over a 100 different publications with a combined production quantity in excess of 50 million copies per month are printed. This amounts to a staggering 14 billion page impressions per annum and requires over 45 million tons of paper.

Commercial retailers such as Game, Foodlover’s Market, Pick n Pay and OK Foods entrust their printing to Caxton.

Social Responsibility

Community involvement plays a pivotal role in the Caxton culture and local newspapers and their staff are encouraged to be part of local forums, fund-raisers, commerce organisations, sports clubs and service organisations.

Schools are considered important media partners and covering school-related events is included in their content strategy.


The national sales team is driven by a highly qualified sales division
– Spark Media.

With offices in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town the team is able to offer a comprehensive service to clients not only at a local level, but to run successful advertising campaigns on a national level.