Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Makana mayor says necessary steps have been taken to ensure no...

This coming weekend Makana Municipality will be hosting The National Arts Festival, and mayor Mzukisi Mpahlwa has assured residents and visitors of the municipality’s...
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Great turnout for PAHS Polar Plunge fundraiser

Participants in the Port Alfred High School Polar Plunge gathered in the parking lot at Kelly's Beach in anticipation of taking a dip in...

Kowie Boardriders excel at the latest King of the Kowie

According to the surfers who took part in the second round of the Royal St Andrews Hotel (RSAH) King of the Kowie competition, held...
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WATCH: DA invites Trolley Dollies to State of the Nation

The first female impersonators took to parliament's red carpet for SONA on June 20 2019. The Trolley Dollies are Holly, Cathy and Molly and...

Only leave your Footeprints

The Jane Foote Gallery, which was open over the long weekend, will remain open for business this weekend (June 21 to 23) due to...

Wharf Street Soiree – a magical evening

There was a lot of excitement alongside the river bank on Friday evening where the inaugural Wharf Street Soiree took place. There was great food,...

Royal St Andrews Hotel King of the Kowie – Round II

The weather played its part although the breakers dumped many of the early riders on Saturday morning at East Beach when Round two of...

Alexandria Sports Day another success

Rising Stars vs Manchester Academy It was all action in Saturday's soccer match between Rising Stars andManchester Academy. The Derick Mbele Stadium was the venue and,...
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Jean Louw Ladies’ Classic reaches its ninth year

Dr Charles Louw addressed players at the prize giving for the Jean Louw Ladies’ Classic, named for his late wife, which took place on...

Christian quiz for charities at St Paul’s

The St Paul's Anglican Church in Port Alfred held its Christian Quiz on Tuesday at the church hall. Sandra Pool, one of the three event...

Granadilla theme to Graze wine pairing

Graze by the River held its latest wine pairing event last Saturday evening, featuring wines from the Montpellier Wine Estate in the Tulbagh Valley. The...

Lone Ranger wins potjie contest

Starting on Saturday morning, about a dozen teams set out to prove they could produce the best potjie in the Port Alfred River and...

Bathurst Dog Show in pictures

There were hounds, mutts and pooches of all breeds and sizes at the Bathurst Dog Show on the village green last Saturday.

Old Andreans reunion hears news about school

About a dozen Old Andreans from the Ndlambe area, along with a number of teachers and members of the association from Bloemfontein gathered for...

Pictures from Port Alfred parkrun

Port Alfred parkrun Saturday June 1. If you're not pictured, you were probably too fast for the camera, or too shy.
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Hounds, mutts and pooches of all kinds at Bathurst Dog Show

There were hounds, mutts and pooches of all breeds and sizes at the Bathurst Dog Show on the village green this morning. From thoroughbreds...
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The always friendly Port Alfred parkrun

As the mornings get colder the turnout thins for Port Alfred parkrun, but there were still more than 100 of the faithful (117 to...

The amazing world of lepidopterology

Jon Pillans from East London has studied moths and butterflies for many years and is an expert in the field of these useful and...
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Great swings and other things at the Fish River Resort

Friday, Saturday and Sunday was an exciting time for children of the area when Mantis sponsored 39 children at its iconic Fish River Resort...
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Toposcope opening unites the community

Ndlambe Mayor Phindile Faxi, was a guest of honour at the official opening ceremony of the Toposcope in Bathurst on Saturday and said the...

Barker publishes her second thoughts

Reading through Second Thoughts, Wendy Barker’s second book of poetry, gives you a small insight as to what the poet is thinking on specific...

Fish evening with Lions around the Round Table Clubhouse

Lion Ilana de Klerk and her bother, Round Tabler JP de Klerk got their respective clubs together at the Round Table Clubhouse on Friday...

Get ready for a great potjie at the Ski-boat Club

The Port Alfred Ski-boat Club will be holding a potjiekos competition at the club next Saturday (June 1). Everyone is invited to come and...
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Thelma du Preez turns 90

Damant Lodge resident, Thelma du Preez passed her 90th milestone and celebrated with family and friends at Damant on Friday. Congratulations Thelma, and we look...

‘Babsie’ Nobanda gets time off drug sentence

Convicted Makhanda drug smuggler Nolubabalo “Babsie” Nobanda, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence in Thailand, has had her sentence commuted by two and...

Macgregor shines, with a little help from his friends

Balance, grace and athletic ability are essential properties of champion surfers and 15-year-old Surfing South Africa Longboard Champion Kye Macgregor has them all in...
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The Name on the Drum beats the right rhythm at Tash’s

Durban brothers, Nat and Ben Bruzas were a smash hit at Tash's Craft Bar on Saturday evening when they played to an enthusiastic audience...
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Angelbright shines at the Unassuming Roadshow

Sounding like a full band, solo artist Roarke Angelbright played guitar through a loopback system to add depth to his performance at Tash's Craft...
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Browsing books and admiring alpacas at the Bathurst Book Fair

Book sellers from around the Eastern Cape came to sell new and old books, best sellers and rarities, light reading and scholarly works at...

Purdons take medals at the Two Oceans Marathon

While TV viewers may have been disappointed at not being able to watch the Two Oceans from the comfort of their own homes last...
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