Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Another successful soiree

Port Alfred's iconic Wharf Street was abuzz again this Friday evening when hundreds of people meandered into shops, met good friends and chatted, listened...

Last weekend to enjoy the National Arts Festival

Well, that’s eight days of National Arts Festival done and dusted, as they say, but there’s still another three days of antics and animated...

Good vibes at The Village Bistro with Robin Auld

by BRYAN SMITH It was your normal Sunday evening in Bathurst on June 30 where locals gathered to enjoy a fun-filled evening of music. Yet...

Tammy-Lynne Bosch, the Eastern Cape’s Young Chef of the Year

Tammy-Lynne Bosch was named Young Chef of the Year in the Eastern Cape Chef Forum’s first annual awards presentation in Port Elizabeth in May. The...

Woolworths accused of ‘copying’ local sock design‚ opens inquiry

A year after admitting there were striking similarities between Ubuntu Baba’s baby carriers and its own‚ Woolworths is again facing controversy‚ this time over...

Tiso Blackstar Group sells media business to Lebashe for R1bn

Tiso Blackstar Group, the publisher of TimesLIVE, the Sunday Times and several other media titles, has sold its print, broadcasting and content businesses in...

Help from Canada

BigM intends to assist Ndlambe deal with climate change Ndlambe Municipality has enthusiastically welcomed Canadian support to tackle green issues like waste management and climate change. BigM...

Ndlambe Notice: Water supply, Wards 3 and 4

Maintenance is scheduled for the June 19 at the main supply pipeline in Kenton-on-Sea and the reticulation network in Ward 3 and Ward 4....

Only leave your Footeprints

The Jane Foote Gallery, which was open over the long weekend, will remain open for business this weekend (June 21 to 23) due to...

Wharf Street Soiree – a magical evening

There was a lot of excitement alongside the river bank on Friday evening where the inaugural Wharf Street Soiree took place. There was great food,...

Fuel price goes up at midnight thanks to carbon tax and weak rand

Fuel prices will rise by 9c a litre for petrol and 33c for diesel on Wednesday‚ the national energy department announced on Tuesday. Wholesale paraffin...

Plagiarism increasing in SA’s management circles‚ UJ study finds

Several researchers in the field of management in South Africa are stealing others' work and passing it off as their own and getting it...

‘It was the most depressing time of my career’: Rajesh Sundaram’s damning testimony in...

On Monday former ANN7 editor Rajesh Sundaram testified at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in Parktown‚ Johannesburg. He spoke about his experience...

Google Maps set to warn drivers about roadblocks‚ speed cameras

Google Maps is introducing a feature that will alert drivers to roadblocks and speed cameras. The feature will be rolled out in 40 countries‚ including...
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Great swings and other things at the Fish River Resort

Friday, Saturday and Sunday was an exciting time for children of the area when Mantis sponsored 39 children at its iconic Fish River Resort...
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WATCH: Everything you need to know about Google suspending business with Huawei

Google parent Alphabet has suspended business with Huawei after the Trump administrations' blacklist of the Chinese technology giant, a source close to the matter...

Notice: Water supply interruption for 24 hours

Notice is hereby given that Ndlambe Municipality will be doing a scheduled shutdown of the Sarel Hayward Dam supply system. This shutdown forms part...

Latest: Sand mine proposal withdrawn

‘Don’t mine sand here’ say local residents An unsolicited proposal to mine sand from an environmentally sensitive area near the Port Alfred balancing dam was...

Business forum highlights water situation

Water has been an issue in Ndlambe for a long time, and independent water consultant for the municipality, Justin Wilmot, explained the problems associated...

Brace yourself for a petrol price hike of 54 c/l from May 1

The price of petrol will increase by 54c/l at midnight on Tuesday‚ the department of energy confirmed on Sunday. The price was adjusted on the...

Happy days as the Royal Alfred Marina turns 30 years old

        NAMING OF THE CANALS: In honour of two original developers of the Royal Alfred Marina who have since passed away, two canals were...

Local government nailed as Eskom hikes prices and ratepayers reduce usage

Cash-strapped South Africans are using less electricity due to sharp price increases and irregular supply as a result of load-shedding‚ which means less money...

Open-plan offices‚ noise top the list of workplace stress triggers

While only a tiny percentage of people seek help from human resources departments‚ there are a number of stress triggers in the workplace. Top of...

Musical gifts for Bathurst township school

Once again the Pigs for People initiative run by the Historic Pig and Whistle Inn, and facilitated by front of house manager Natalie Brighton,...

‘It’s a crisis‚’ says Helen Zille about SA’s electricity situation

Western Cape Premier Helen Zille did not mince her words while speaking about the national electricity situation at the Electricity Summit in Cape Town...

Concern as petrol price increase of 56c a litre forecast for May

Unexpectedly strong international fuel prices have raised the spectre of an unwelcome fuel price hike for petrol users at the end of April. This...

MultiSecurity, Kenrich with the help of Interact win prizes at the Bathurst Show

This year's Bathurst Agricultural Show, the 111th show since the show began, was a huge success and saw thousands of visitors visiting hundreds of...

Local scrap dealer speaks out in wake of pipe thefts

Following last week’s front page story on the theft of copper pipe in Port Alfred, a scrap dealer on the R67 just out of...

Fun at the Show

The 111th Bathurst Agricultural Show is underway and there are so many activities to enjoy. Here are a few random photos of the show to...

Lots to see and do at the Bathurst Show – so get there

Now in its 11th year, the oldest running and biggest agricultural show in the province, the Bathurst Agricultural Show is now on at the...
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