Tuesday, November 21, 2017
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Social worker gets big surprise

Social worker Bulelwa Gemashe had a big surprise when she entered one of the conference rooms at the Port Alfred Social Development offices last...

Port Alfred gets ready for a new-look mall

RENOVATIONS to Port Alfred’s Heritage Mall are well underway and, despite a little inconvenience to shoppers, the new-look mall should excite locals and visitors...

Fish River Sun, the end of the line?

THE Fish River Sun, including the iconic Gary Player golf course, the famous breakfasts and the preferred venue for many prestigious events, is likely...

Plea to Port Alfred Community to help fire victims

The Port Alfred community have been phenomenal in helping the couple who had to evacuate their home last night when a fire broke out,...

The death of Stuttafords

Grand old Stuttafords, once the Harrods of SA, will be shutting up shop on August 1, representing perhaps SA’s largest corporate failure in recent...

Sport takeover for Easter weekend

  A SPORT extravaganza of ginormous proportions will kick off in Port Alfred on April 14-17, under the banner of Amazing Events and promoted by...

Sun International to close its Fish River Sun resort

Sun International will be closing its Fish River Sun resort near Port Alfred by the end of November unless a last-ditch compromise is reached...

Local lass one of the South Africans on Virgin Islands appealing for help after...

Over 280 South African professionals living and working on the British Virgin Islands are appealing to the South African government for assistance after Hurricane...

New interns for Ndlambe

  NDLAMBE Municipality has acquired the services of 25 new interns to assist the various departments in a year-long programme that will help them develop...

SABRIC: ATM card swapping

DUE to the high incidence of ATM Card Fraud, the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) would like to alert bank customers to...

SPCA fundraiser, ‘Crazy about animal care’educational talk

BUSINESS coach Tania Adams is the founder of crAzy™ always wins pty ltd, a Port Alfred based strategic business consulting firm, intent on changing...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

My Home: Why I live in Kenton

Where you decide to live makes a big difference to how much you enjoy being there. Kenton people are very concerned about the wellbeing of...

Have a happy St Valentine’s Day

IT’S the day the romantics express their love, and clandestine admirers breach their introverted-selves to declare their feelings for one another. But Valentine’s Day, as...

Watch: Sea Chant launched

'Sea Chant' built by Dennis Schultz and his sons, owners of Supercat Marine in Port Alfred, launched their amazing 68 foot "Supercat" on Saturday....

Digital project to sell finest artwork in US

A former East Londoner with an inspiring inclination to promote high-end, handcrafted, beautiful wares that tell an African story, is on the lookout for...

Head above water

Ski-boat Club gets its house in order ONE of the iconic institutions in the area, The Port Alfred River and Ski-boat Club (Ski-boat Club), which...

Lala Lapa reopens with a bang

KLEINEMONDE’S favourite hotspot, Lala Lapa, has had new life breathed into the premises since new owners Herman and Drika Louw bought the business earlier...

Founder of Billion Group builds R130m hotel in Mthatha

Sisa Ngebulana, the founder of the Billion Group and mastermind behind Hemingway’s Mall‚ Mdantsane City‚ BT Ngebs City and Baywest Mall, has built a...

MALUSI GIGABA: My plan to fix the SA economy

'Yes, we want the economy to grow. We want big businesses to expand, we want small businesses to expand, we want new businesses to...

Bathurst BookFair set for record attendance

IT'S that time of year again when booksellers from near and far will gather to sell their wares at the 14th annual Bathurst BookFair,...

Cape fires and storms may cost insurers in excess of R4bn

Losses caused by Western Cape fires and storms could cost the insurance industry in excess of R3bn to R4bn‚ outstripping the costs of previous...

Dedicated tuckshop entrepreneur

EVERY morning, Nandipha Chani wakes up, prepares vetkoek, filled with either chicken livers or polony, and goes to work. Chani is a street vendor. Her...

Police helicopter‚ tourists‚ boats and restaurants come under attack in violent Hout Bay protest

Protesting residents of Hangberg opened fire on a police helicopter and attacked tourists‚ boats and restaurants at Hout Bay harbour on Tuesday‚ sparking running...

Homes can’t be sold to pay for someone else’s debt

The Constitutional Court has been asked to ensure that property owners don’t have their house sold to pay back debt owing to municipalities from...

Kenton, the best destination for business

THE Kenton-on-Sea/Bushman’s Chamber of Business and Tourism AGM took place last Thursday evening, and the news was that Kenton and it surrounding environs is the...

Man loses R5000 via debit orders

Combing through your bank statement should be done habitually to ensure all the debit orders are correct and authorised, writes Thuli Zungu Most of us...

Come one, come all, to the Bathurst Country Affair

THE Bathurst Country Affair (BCA) is finally upon us and there is much to see and enjoy with this special event, taking place from...

Knysna festival to go ahead in July despite fires

Knysna Tourism on Friday confirmed that the Pick n Pay 2017 Knysna Oyster Festival is going ahead as planned on July 7-16. Speaking on behalf...

Tough times

Business and tourism hoping for better things next year THE past year has been a bad year for South Africa in terms of economic growth,...