Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Happy first day of spring to our readers

We hope the change of seasons brings more sunshine into your life.

Fond farewell for Emily the donkey

ABOUT 20 locals who have become friends of Emily the donkey gathered at the West Beach Drive home of Wollie and Annerie Wolmarans last...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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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JHB mayor condemns violent attack by ANC members at IDP summit

Executive Mayor Herman Mashaba of Johannesburg has circulated a post on Facebook of a violent disruption which occurred at Tuesday evenings’ Integrated Development Plan...

Vets do mass sterilisation to help Ndlambe community

  VETERINARIAN Renee Vanrheedevanhoudshoorn and her helpers Jenny Putter, Ettiene Putter and Australian volunteer Erica Henriksen visited Port Alfred SPCA over the weekend with a...

Ndlambe must comply before water project continues

THE Ndlambe bulk water project, headed by Amatola Water, is still being contested by local farmers who are gripped by a fear of dry...

Happy Easter Festival Port Alfred!

IT’S all systems go for the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival which is kicking off tomorrow, Good Friday, in your favourite coastal town...

WATCH:Port Alfred local streaming live from Union buildings as part of National Day of...

Port Alfred local, Gareth Mitchell streaming live from Union Buildings in Pretoria as part of the #NationalDayOfAction. Red, Blue and Yellow t-shirts standing in solidarity...

Kenton brings rhythm and colour to anti-Zuma protest

KENTON-on-Sea had a great turn out this morning with community members from both sides of the R72 showing up in solidarity to protest against...

Open water swim at Royal Alfred Marina – Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival

A NEW course has been developed for swimmers who are brave enough to take on a mile swim in open water in the form of...

Front page of this week’s TotT

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Locked up for love in the UAE

FIVE weeks ago Emlyn Culverwell, 29, and his fiancée, 27-year-old Iryna Nohai were arrested in an Abu Dhabi hospital when the doctor revealed Nohai’s...