Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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...

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...

No need for panic over Covid-19 – no confirmed cases in Port Alfred as...

Having spoken with Wouter Hensens of Stenden South Africa and Attie Niemann of 43 Air School, both have stated that there are no cases...

Discovery Health workers fired over WhatsApp messages

JAMIE MCKANE - MYBROADBAND Discovery Health has fired 10 employees over the content of messages they sent in a WhatsApp group during the COVID-19 lockdown. This...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Water in Port Alfred will be off until “at least midnight”

Ndlambe Municipality is currently struggling to re-establish water connections to residents in the Port Alfred area due to a collapsing infrastructure and leaks that...

Keep it rolling, Port Alfred

Visitor to the Sunshine Coast, Sarah-Claire Picton wrote about her experiences of Ndlambe and surrounds, giving a fresh perspective to what locals may take...

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...

Land sale nullified

High court rules against sale of Pascoe Crescent land A MUNICIPAL land deal made nearly 15 years ago has been reviewed and set aside by...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

The art of rest and relaxation

The second half of a two-part feature on visitor Sarah-Claire Picton’s experiences on holiday at the Sunshine Coast. MY Ndlambe and neighbouring areas journey turned...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Help make up a Santa’s Seniors Shoebox

  To brighten up what is often a lonely time for struggling pensioners, Talk of the Town is again spearheading a Santa’s Seniors Shoebox collection...

Farewell to TotT office coordinator

TALK of the Town's office coordinator is leaving today (Friday) so those of us in the office bade a bittersweet farewell on Wednesday. Valencia Samuels...