Monday, May 16, 2022

Teen raises R13,800 for PA Soup Kitchen

At just 17-years-of-age, Armand van der Merwe had set his mind to raising money for a charity. As a home-schooled pupil, Van der Merwe will...

See the new Medolino Caravan Park where the fun begins for the whole family

Medolino Caravan Park has new owners, Johnny Young and his partner, Susan Coetzee along with Zennet and Alwyn Barnard. Young is Zennet’s brother. Coetzee spoke...

Pick n Pay CEO calls for liquor ban to be lifted

Social unrest, looting and damage has dealt a further body blow to liquor traders Following the damage done by riots, looting and arson in KwaZulu-Natal...

For décor equipment rental Xesibe Services has it all

When looking for a décor rental specialising company look no further than Xesibe Services at 10 North Street Port Alfred. Business founder Phelokazi Xamesi said:...

Find an array of products at iGadi Market

The iGadi Market is an online farm shop that delivers the best of the Eastern Cape to your home. It began in May 2020 and...

‘Please protect our lives, economic infrastructure, property and business’

The Small Business Institute (SBI) has strongly condemned the wanton looting of businesses, destruction of vital economic infrastructure, burning of trucks and blockading of...

Guests try out new menu at My Pond Hotel

A number of lucky locals were given the opportunity to sample the new menu at My Pond Hotel on Sunday afternoon of May 16. Two...

Are you ready for the Bathurst Fun Weekend?

  Don't miss the Fun Weekend at the Bathurst Showgrounds over the weekend of May 29 and 30. Get the family together and enjoy a...

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...

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...

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...

Great auction at the Bathurst Showgounds last week

Hobson & Co have been conducting the cattle auctions at the Bathurst Showgrounds for years and, at each auction, generate as much revenue as...

Making therapy easier for kidney patients

Born in Dakar, the capital of West Africa’s Senegal, Thiecouta Traore was destined to take up an occupation in the medical field, as both...

Alcohol sales ban drives driver to fight for his rights

Small business owner to challenge constitutionality of the ban Alcohol distribution company owner Alistair Shapiro is not going to let the third alcohol sales ban...

Diary entries open for December and the New Year

Talk of the Town's diary has always been the first place people look to discover what is going on in the area. However, since...

SA economy shifting from relief to recovery, says Ramaphosa

With the SA economy showing signs of stability, government will now shift its focus from relief measures to implementing a recovery plan, President Cyril...

Restoring SA’s economy tops agenda of SOE council chaired by Ramaphosa

President Cyril Ramaphosa chaired a virtual inaugural meeting of the Presidential State-Owned Enterprises (SOE) Council on Thursday in a bid to strengthen the framework...

Watch-outs of the week: travel pains, bank fraudsters and a false sense of security...

In this weekly segment of bite-sized chunks of useful information, consumer journalist Wendy Knowler summarises news you can use. Making a travel booking? Always check...

Families drink from drains as water trucks break down

Three out of four water trucks in Eastern Cape town are in for repairs From TimesLive NOMBULELO DAMBA-HENDRIK Families in drought-stricken Dutywa are drinking filthy water from...

Welcome to Talk of the Town’s acting manager

Arena Holdings is pleased to announce that Anneli Hanstein has been appointed as acting manager of Talk of the Town after the retirement of...

Reserve Bank signals that easing cycle is done

LYNLEY DONNELLY  Article from BUSINESS DAY, supplied by NEASA The easing cycle has ended for the moment, the Reserve Bank, one of the most aggressive rate...

Bikers ride against farm attacks

Although speaking out against farm attacks and murders was expressed loudly, last Saturday bikers from around the area, as well as in many...

Eskom fails to meet conditions attached to R59bn bailout

Eskom has failed to meet some of the conditions attached to the R59bn it received from the government last year to service its debt...

Sky launches camera surveillance system

Sky Security is pleased to announce the launch of a camera surveillance system on Port Alfred’s west bank, to enhance security operations and crime...

Buying smokes and drinks again in Joburg and Cape Town

The two biggest cities in SA, Johannesburg and Cape Town, saw a steady flow of customers buying cigarettes and alcohol again after the ban...

Restaurant Association of SA cheers while hurt tobacco industry is wary

The tobacco industry has cautiously welcomed the announcement that cigarettes can be sold from Tuesday, but the ban on trade for five months has...

‘Don’t lift bans on alcohol and tobacco’: ANCWL president Bathabile Dlamini

ANC Women's League remains opposed to plans to lift the restrictions 'as SA could be hit by another wave' of Covid-19 infections. ANC Women's League...

JUST IN | SA could move to level two this week to save economy...

The country could move to Level 2 this week if Cabinet accepts a recommendation from directors-general to open more sectors of the economy. A forum...

Lockdown changes will push curfew to 10pm, allow intraprovincial travel

The government has resolved to ease the curfew by an hour to enable restaurants to maximise their peak customer-serving time. Tourism minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane said...