Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Working together in disaster simulation

Scenarios staged to coordinate action to reduce social vulnerability, risks A SIMULATED disaster on the Nico Malan Bridge last Friday to test coordinated rescue response...

Front page of this week’s Talk of the Town

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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...

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...

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...

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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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Front page of this week’s TotT

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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...

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...

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...

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...

End of an exciting Kowie Toyota Pineapple Cricket Tournament 2020

For a week the cricket teams in the Lower Albany area compete in the Pineapple Cricket Tournament, and this year the competition was stiff...

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...