Monday, October 22, 2018

Mother who protected her baby’s rapist gets life sentence

A WOMAN who protected the man who raped her two-month-old daughter has been sentenced to life in prison. "It is indeed a unique situation that...
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Exceptional stock at the Bathurst Agricultural Show auction

GOOD grief, did you see the size of that ox? With over 1 000kg in the auction ring at a time, it is possibly one...

Inconsiderate or incompetent parking?

WITH parking being a premium at the Heritage Mall in Port Alfred, especially during construction at the mall and the loss of several parking...

Alfred Nzo Municipality officials and businessman arrested for corruption

FORMER Ndlambe infrastructure director Xolani Masiza was one of eight officials of the Alfred Nzo District Municipality who appeared in court this week on...

Cop shot at while driving with his son and father

Nemato policeman fears for his life and family A NEMATO policeman fears for his life after being shot at, allegedly by a man he knows,...

Alexandria farmer Riaan Scheepers dies three weeks after attack

THE family of Alexandria farmer Riaan Scheepers shared word this evening that Scheepers had died after a weeks-long battle to stay alive following a savage...

Welcome to sunshine!

By SANDY BIRCH, Sunshine Coast Tourism Manager A WARM sunny welcome to all our visitors.  We have an action-packed season lined up for your entertainment,...

Santa says “Thanks” to TotT with a cake

SANTA was very generous this year when he delivered a huge birthday cake to our offices. Talk of the Town staff enjoyed a mid-morning snack...

Riaan Scheepers case update/breakthrough

Riaan Scheepers Case Update : 2017-12-01 Alexandria Detectives made a breakthrough today after working around the clock and vigorously pursuing the investigation. A male aged...

Port Alfred’s latest hot spot – Tash’s Craft Bar

SITTING at Tash’s Craft Bar is like the feeling of suddenly seeing a tropical oasis in the Sahara Desert after you have been desperately...

Rise of the Clumber Church buildings

National monument took on various shapes and forms after its establishment In the second of three articles about the history of Clumber Church leading up...

Netcare Rehabilitation Hospital: Focus on hope and abilities at spinal cord injury awareness event

Media release: Hospital event celebrates achievements of past patients Friday, 8 September 2017, Hundreds of people sustain spinal cord injuries each year in South Africa...

Kap River crisis

Collapsed bridge had environmental impact THE once beautiful and lush Kap River has run dry due to years of neglect, flood damage and Ndlambe Municipality’s...

Talk of the Town poll – Suicide

THE most recent online poll was about suicide, and we had a total of 49 people who responded to our question: “In light of Linkin...

Happy Women’s Day Ndlambe!

South Africa commemorates Women’s Month in August as a tribute to the thousands of women who marched to the Union Buildings on August 9...

Entries keep pouring in for photo competition

Here are a batch of stunning and diverse entries we received last week for the Talk of the Town ES Young photo competition. Unfortunately there...

Take a look at the entries in our photographic competition

The Talk of the Town ES Young photographic competition which began last week has attracted many and diverse entries. The following are the entries from...

Talk of the Town team’s 67 minutes

Talk of the Town staff did a beach clean-up for 67 minutes for Mandela Day, starting at 12 noon today. We started out at Kelly’s...

Locals rally behind Emilene

AS a fundraiser in support of little Emilene Bruwer, the three year old autistic girl who was diagnosed with leukaemia earlier this year, the...

In Memoriam: Carlos Cruz

COMING as somewhat of a shock to friends and acquaintances, Carlos Cruz passed away last Friday after a valiant fight against cancer. “After all that...

Kenton Marina in good hands with Vuyo

KENTON Marina’s recently appointed external facilities manager Vuyo Nyumka has received high praise for his work ethic and boating skills. An experienced local fisherman Bob...
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Beautiful music and talented performers at Classics at the Castle

Cellist Berthine van Schoor and pianist Annalien Ball on the magnificent familiar finale of Camille Saint-Saens' 'The Carnival of the Animals'. The full-house concert...

[WATCH]22 dead, 50 injured, in suicide bomb attack in Manchester

It has been confirmed that 22 people, including children, have been killed and as many as 50 injured in a suicide bombing at a...

Scarves and beanies: can you help?

Keeping our neighbours warm this winter TALK of the Town is embarking on a new charity drive, inspired by Adele Cutten, the owner of Adele’s...

Happy Mother’s Day

THE care and love they give to us is limitless, and today (Sunday) is the day when we celebrate the women who have nurtured...

What readers think about … To pee or not to pee

EACH week Talk of the Town asks our readers a question on our Facebook page and group regarding their thoughts on a particular topic either...

It’s all about exposure, and contrast at Wiles Gallery

The Wiles Gallery was a lit with cheery chatter and beautiful photographs presented by some of Port Alfred, Bathurst and surrounds best photographers. Curators Cyndi...

Life imprisonment for rape of 14 year old girl

EC:PORT ALFRED CLUSTER: Sikhumbuzo Xhaka, 22, was sentenced to life imprisonment on April 21 for the rape of a 14-year-old girl. On February 8, 2016 Xhaka...

Unlicensed 9mm found at Alex road block

EC: Port Alfred Cluster: Alexandria Three constables from Alexandria SAPS held a vehicle check point this morning after receiving information of a vehicle with a...
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