Monday, May 16, 2022

Medolino Caravan Park Farmers Market – A great place to shop

Saturday morning saw a full and vibrant Farmers Market at Medolino Caravan Park on Saturday morning. Sue Coetzee and Johnny Young, part owners of the...

Spring is in the air and it’s time for another Van der Riet Street...

With a variety of stalls and lots of entertainment, the Van der Riet Street Spring Festival will be a day of fun and great...

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...

Tides – Port Alfred – August 26 to September 2

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Municipal workers unhappy with proposed salary and wage increases

Following the three-year collective bargaining agreement that at the end of June this year, unions representing municipal workers across the country have rejected the...

Council notes – Open council meeting via MS Teams on Wednesday August 18

Water availability charge debate At the MS Teams virtual open council meeting last Wednesday (August 18), the Democratic Alliance, the official opposition at the council,...

Bronze President’s Award candidates don’t beat about the bush

A group of South African President’s Award candidates took to the Assegai trails recently to experience wildlife and the Eastern Cape under the expert...

Tides – Port Alfred – August 19 to August 26

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Tides- Port Alfred – August 12 to August 19

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Tides – Port Alfred – August 5 to August 12

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Advice is the product at Adviceworx

Everyone needs to consider how they will survive financially in the future. It’s not just about retirement but in taking the right steps to...

OPINION: SA labour law inflexibility offers no support for unforeseen eventualities

JACO SWART, National Manager and Collective Bargaining Co-ordinator of the National Employers' Association of South Africa (NEASA) Over the years, a lot has been written...

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...

Crime briefs – Update July 29 2021

A brief summary of crimes reported to TotT over the last week. Please be aware that other criminal activity also took place over this...

Open Letter to Minister Tito Mboweni by Gerhard Papenfus, CE of NEASA

OPEN LETTER From Gerhard Papanfus, Chief Executive of the National Employers Association of South Africa 29 July 2021 Mr Tito Mboweni Minister of Finance Dear Minister Mboweni INTRODUCTION OF TAX...

NEASA’s Submission to Parliament on the Proposed Land Court Bill

Submitted by the National Employers Association of South Africa (Neasa) The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, on May 26, 2021, invited public comments...

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...

TERS benefits extended

Press release from NEASA Media Department ... navigating through the COVID-19 lockdown predicament ... Dear employer The Department of Employment and Labour has extended the availability of the TERS...

Tides – Port Alfred – July 22 to July 29

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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...

Tides – Port Alfred – July 15 to July 22

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Damant Lodge invests in alternative water sources

The current water crisis being experienced in town is difficult for everyone, but especially the elderly who might not have the means or physical...

OPINION: South Africa’s current state of anarchy

A letter from Gerhard Papenfus, COE of the National Employers Association of South Africa (NEASA) to all employers. Dear employer In this communique, we will not...

‘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...

Alcohol sale remains prohibited and illegal under Alert Level 4

Media release from the Eastern Cape Liquor Board The sale of alcohol remains prohibited under Alert level 4 as stipulated in terms of the revised...

More water in Van der Riet Street

It was difficult to ascertain but, what could have been a sewage leak was reported in Van der Riet Street on Friday afternoon. Talk...

Stay warm with our Winter Warmers feature

Although midwinter’s day passed on June 21, typically the weather gets a little colder before the month on July is out. Now is the time...

COVID-19 LOCKDOWN: Denying a person the right to earn a living is immoral

OPINION PIECE GERHARD PAPENFUS - CEO of NEASA The President, receiving his full salary, and enjoying normal benefits during the national Covid-19 predicament, on 27 June...

SALGA files dispute papers as 2021 Municipal Salary and Wage negotiations deadlock

The South African Local Government Association (SALGA) filed dispute papers on Friday, 02 July 2021, in terms of Section 74 of the Labour Relations...