Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Louca helps save environment from prolific plastic pollution

If you haven’t heard of eco-bricks then the kids at the Port Alfred High School will be happy to tell you all about how...

MultiSecurity, Kenrich with the help of Interact win prizes at the...

This year's Bathurst Agricultural Show, the 111th show since the show began, was a huge success and saw thousands of visitors visiting hundreds of...

Appreciating the versatile sounds of sax

It was a concert with a difference at the latest Classics at the Castle on Sunday afternoon, March 31, when Quatuor Avena performed to...

Excitement builds for start of Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge

With just over a week to go before the start of the Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge, the area’s premier water sport event,...

WATCH: Disney’s “The Lion King” remake roars to life with new...

The latest Disney live action adaptation, "The Lion King" remake from director Jon Favreau roars to life with new trailer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amiFBdzvIiY&feature=youtu.be    
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Battle of the lawnmowers at the Bathurst Show

The always popular sit-down lawnmower race at the Bathurst Show again entertained the crowds around the main arena last Saturday. https://youtu.be/ZKvQy2y779M
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Great pipe band music at the Bathurst Show

The Old Andrean Scottish Bagpipers Band drew throngs who appreciated their music at the Bathurst Show last weekend. https://youtu.be/U1NJUd1dNdw
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K9 unit simulates hijacking response at Bathurst Show

SAPS K9 and the mounted police units thrilled the crowds at the Bathurst Show last weekend with a hijacking simulation and police response in...
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Checking out the sheep and goats at the show

For farmers looking to buy or just show-goers looking at the livestock, there were plenty of sheep and goats on display at the Bathurst...
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Admiring the silkies at the Bathurst Show

Nicolas Wilmot’s silkies on display in the poultry section at the Bathurst Show last weekend. https://youtu.be/IKWVdN1k94k
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Perusing the poultry at the Bathurst Show

Some of the fowls on display in the poultry section at the Bathurst Show last weekend. https://youtu.be/TSwBAS_kZ9c
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Lions draw main prize winners

The Port Alfred Lions' draw took place at the Talk of the Town offices on Monday afternoon. TotT news editor Jon Houzet drew the winning...
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Painting for environmental awareness at the Bathurst Show

In keeping with Port Alfred High School's conservation and environment theme, pupils and other children were invited to paint drums at the school's stand...
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Enticing the crowd with their Marimba sounds

Port Elizabeth based Marimba group, called Roots Marimba had the crowd going and moving to their sounds of Marimba when they played their music...
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Grahamstown Pipe band playing

The Grahamstown Pipe Band had the crowd impressed when they played on Saturday at the Bathurst Agricultural show, the crowd could not get enough...
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Port Alfred High School vs Victoria Park High School for sporting...

The clash between Port Alfred High School at Victoria Park High School took place at the PAHS sports fields on Saturday. Sports included in this...

Fun at the Show

The 111th Bathurst Agricultural Show is underway and there are so many activities to enjoy. Here are a few random photos of the show to...

Lots to see and do at the Bathurst Show – ...

Now in its 11th year, the oldest running and biggest agricultural show in the province, the Bathurst Agricultural Show is now on at the...

Ndlambe could lose its skate park

If Ndlambe cannot provide land to erect skate park equipment acquired in February last year then neighbouring Makana Municipality has already made plans for...

For the love of horses and people

To see a child or adult with multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy riding high on horseback when, before the therapy, they were even unable...

King of the Kowie – A social event

The surfers at East Beach gathered on Human Rights Day (Thursday March 21) for the first round of the King of the Kowie surfing...

First round of the King of the Kowie complete

Surfers, together with their spectators, arrived at East Beach on Human Rights Day, to participate in the first leg of the King of the Kowie...

Beach handball preparations complete for Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge

The South African Handball Federation president, Ally Pole, is excited about the inclusion of this growing sport at this year’s Royal St Andrews Hotel...
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Night Bowls final at the Kowie Bowling Club

The final of the Pick n Pay Night Bowls competition was played at the Kowie Bowling Club last Friday night. There was a jolly...

It’s almost time for the Bathurst Show

With just over two weeks to go, anticipation of the biggest agricultural event in the Eastern Cape is building, but concerns have been expressed...

Get ready for the thrills of inflatable boat racing at the...

Sportsmen and women from around the country, along with several overseas competitors, are preparing themselves for a challenge and hope to walk away with...

Enter the Bathurst Agricultural Show’s ride-on lawnmower race

If you didn't witness the fun of last years' ride-on lawnmower race at the Bathurst Agricultural Show, don't miss out this year. This years’ race...

Everyone okay for a game of croquet?

Roger and Sue Darkes from the Port Alfred Croquet Club visited Damant Lodge last week to arrange a game of croquet for the residents. It...
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Rain 1, cricket 0 – but winners all round

Though no cricket was played on the final day of the annual Pineapple Tournament due to drenching rain, there was still a good turnout...
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Well supported Settlers Park quiz

The latest Settlers Park quiz was well attended, with residents and visitors taking part. Quizmaster David Boyd had participants racking their brains trying to...
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