Sunday, April 18, 2021

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April   High Low 8 1442 0227 2051 0842 9 1512 0258 2120 0912 10 1538 0325 2146 0939 11 1604 0351 2211 1004 12 1628 0416 2236 1029 13 1653 0441 2301 1054 14 1717 0506 2325 1118 15 1742 0530 2349 1143

SALGA tables formal proposal for the 2021 salary and wage negotiations

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) has proposed a 2.8% salary increase for the 2021 Salary and Wage negotiations at the SA Local...

Ndlambe Council notes

The latest meeting of the Ndlambe council took place virtually on MS Teams on Tuesday March 30. Unable to tune in, TotT asked for a...

Spar(e) the animals

This was not the first time Lesley and Craig Theunissen - the owners of Rosehill SuperSpar and the Nemato Spar in Port Alfred, together...

A decade to celebrate at the Pig

At just over 189 years old, The Historic Pig and Whistle Inn ranks as one of the oldest pubs in Africa, and this year...

Welcome to Intlekele

Arts and Culture Minister recommends Port Alfred name change Minister of Arts and Culture, Nathi Mthethwa, has made recommendations to parliament this week that Port...

Light at the end of tunnel as government shows improved audit outcomes

Is President Cyril Ramaphosa’s anti-corruption stance beginning to bear fruit in the accounting on public funds? That is the question after an improvement in the...

New level 1 restrictions for Easter

From Businesstech President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that government will introduce new restrictions for South Africa ahead of the Easter weekend. In a national address on...

Get ready for the Ndlambe Marathon 2021

Local runners and others from further afield are getting themselves ready for the Ndlambe Marathon on June 5 2021. The event is made up of...

Eastern Cape Liquor Board clamps down on non-compliant liquor outlets

Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) in partnership with the South African Police Service (SAPS) conducted ‘Gijima Tsotsi Blitz Operation’ to clamp down on non-compliant...

Herotel respond to reader’s concerns

Following receipt of a letter from a reader, Neil Human, regarding the roll-out of fibre cables for fast internet access, TotT contacted Herotel, the...

Programme for the BAS Fun Weekend – May 29 to 30

BATHURST AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY FUN WEEKEND PROGRAM 2021 PROUDLY SPONSORED BY HOBSON & CO SATURDAY MAY 29, 2021 TIME EVENT VENUE 07:00 - ONWARDS MAIN GATE OPEN   07:00 - ONWARDS BEER GARDEN OPEN...

Parliamentary committees in breach of constitutional obligations on EWC measures

Re-published from NEASA Both of the parliamentary committees dealing with expropriation without compensation (EWC) bills have breached their constitutional obligations to ‘facilitate public participation’ in...

Loadshedding schedule for the Ndlambe area

The Stage 1 loadshedding schedule for Ndlambe (that is, Alexandria, Kenton/Bushmans/Cannon Rocks, Bathurst, Kleinemonde and Port Alfred) is as follows: Wednesday March 17 - 23.00pm...

Progress on the 25m-high tower reservoir at Thornhill, but where is the water coming...

FROM LAST WEEK'S TOTT The new R33-million water tower being built at Thornhill has no water source to fill it. Talk of the Town looked into...

All will be well at ‘the centre of the universe’

Get ready to relax and gain new skills and insights into how to handle life post-pandemic at the chilled Bathurst Wellness Weekend over the...

Partly-completed homes in the area have residents concerned

There are a number of houses in a state of semi-completion in the Forest Downs and Southdowns areas that do not appear to conform...

Pop in at the Red Apple Eatery

You know you can't go to the seaside and not have fish and chips somewhere along the way! The Red Apple Eatery offers fresh fish...

A great weekend for wining and dining

The Great Kenton Wine Festival promises to be a highlight on the calendar this year and the participation of Continental Restaurant and Pizzeria with...

New name for business re-launch

The printing business, known as Sunny Coast Printing, recently changed its name and re-launched the business under the new branding of Vinyl X-press. The...

Tide Times – March 18 to March 25

March   High Low 11 1534 0323 2147 0933 12 1604 0353 2215 1004 13 1631 0421 2241 1031 14 1656 0447 2306 1057 15 1721 0512 2331 1123 16 1745 0537 2354 1148 17 1809 0601 ---- 1212 18 1832 0625 0018 1236

BREAKING: Loadshedding from tonight until Sunday

Once more, Eskom has implemented stage 2 loadshedding. Alexandria, Bathurst, Port Alfred, Kleinemonde and Kenton-on-Sea will all be subject to the same schedule. Wednesday March...

Dark web sells COVID-19 vaccines with no verification

You can also buy a certificate proving that you've had the vaccine, even if you haven't Article from Interesting Engineering Fabienne Lang The cybersecurity firm, Kaspersky, uncovered that...

Learn more about your garden with Josie’s Gardens

Jo-Anne Hilliar is a well-known South African landscape design consultant who is now, but due to Covid, working mainly internationally and operating under the...

OPINION: What can we anticipate from finance minister Tito Mboweni’s 2021 budget speech?

Later today, finance minister Tito Mboweni will announce the 2021/2022 budget and pundits are speculating on what the minister will do to rebalance the...

Adding value to their service offering

From the financial feature in this week's Talk of the Town Leading Financial advisors, Adviceworx has teamed up with Cornerstone Insurance to increase the products...

Josies Plants

Jo-Anne Hilliar is a well-known South African landscape design consultant who is now, but due to Covid, working mainly internationally and operating under the...

Tide times – February 18 to February 25 2021

February   High Low 18 1933 0731 0118 1342 19 2005 0803 0145 1417 20 2102 0849 0220 1513 21 ---- 1030 0326 1749 22 0008 1309 0629 1950 23 0158 1414 0805 2037 24 0244 1454 0851 2111 25 0318 1529 0927 2143

Golf, not just a sport but a means toward a better life

Makana Tourism’s first-ever Golf Tournament, The Makana Sunshine two-day Golf Classic, is set to provide a launching pad for other aspirational caddies and golfers,...

World Travel & Tourism Council to hold its Global Summit in April 2021

The event will convene public and private sector leaders and provide the platform for the sector’s global recovery The highly-anticipated World Travel & Tourism Council...