Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Greetings from the Royal St Andrews Hotel

At this time of Lockdown, the Royal St Andrews Hotel sends special wishes for the residents of the area and assure them that they...

Pictures showing town during lockdown

Sunday afternoon, walking along the riverbank and looking under the iconic Nico Malan Bridge, it is strange, often eirie, when out and about these...

Covid-19 lockdown: Need to move faster on relief, and split tourism...

The issue of whether some subsectors within the broader tourism sector can ease back into operations sooner is under discussion by government. Tourism minister Mmamoloko...

An initiative to help save our favourite Bathurst entertainment spots

Save my Spot is an initiative of the Bathurst Development Trust and was born out of the realisation that without some cash flow many...

Master baker shares her home-style birthday menu

Birthdays are special occasions well worth celebrating but, thanks to the national lockdown, many have had to ditch their grand plans for a smaller...

Surnames could dictate when you can buy booze: here is what...

The Liquor Traders Association of SA (LTASA) has submitted a detailed plan to government outlining protocols around the sale of alcohol during lockdown. The association‚...

How to disinfect your vehicle without damaging its interior

Now that more people have returned to work and will be driving cars, and possibly sharing rides with others, it will be important to...

Looking good in lockdown: sharp spike in hair and beauty product...

Being stuck indoors has created a higher demand for ethnic hair care and other beauty products as people have a lot of time to...

IN FULL | Ramaphosa’s address to SA: We’re ready for lockdown...

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed SA on Wednesday night announcing, among other things, that most of the country would be on level 3 of the...

Iconic SA magazines to fold as Caxton pulls the plug

Caxton and CTP Publishers & Printers on Tuesday said it had decided, in principle, to close its magazine division. This affects at least 10...

Share your photographs of how you are spending the extended lockdown

As everyone is indoors, Talk of the Town is inviting you to send us your photographs of how you are spending the extended lockdown...

Spur Group will not reopen its 600 restaurants under soft lockdown

The Spur Group will not be opening any time soon as it was hit hard financially by physical distancing rules even before the lockdown...

Boredom relief during lockdown

What are you and your family doing to relieve the boredom during the 21-day lockdown? How are you keeping everyone entertained and relaxed, or are...

Neighbourly Notes

  ALMOST seven-days since the lockdown began, we really hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. Please remember to obey the national...

April Fool’s Day – Cancelled

It's April 1 which means that today you should not believe anybody. April Fool's jokes are plentiful and while most are hoping that the...

Southwell crowned 2020 Kowie Toyota Pineapple Cricket Champs

DRINKING FROM THE CUP: As is customary the winning team drinks champagne (or any suitable alcoholic beverage) from the Pineapple Tournament Cup, and this...

Strict new regulations to contain virus will see bars in SA...

The government has solidified plans to punish those who refuse medical examinations‚ isolation and quarantine in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. In regulations gazetted...

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...
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Happy Hours children enjoy a day at the beach

Children from Happy Hours Pre-primary had an outing to Kelly's Beach this morning, accompanied by parents. The warm weather made for a perfect opportunity...

Join in Port Alfred’s Marina Mile

Swimmers are preparing for Saturday April 11 to participate in the Marina Mile swim, just one of the events in the 2020 Royal St...

The 116th Pineapple Tournament 2020 begins this weekend

Fixture list Pineapple Cricket is the highlight of the local cricketer's calendar, with some big shots, fine catches and great run-chases. Don't miss out on the...

The 2020 Pineapple Cricket Tournament Schedule

It's time for this year's Pineapple Cricket tournament, and the schedule is full of must-see matches and exciting competition to establish the 2020 Pineapple...

Night at the Museum auction

The Geoff Palmer Honorary Auction went well on Friday evening with items up for grabs valued at over R100,000. The auction was a fundraiser for...

Knitters for charity

Port Alfred parkrun on Saturday morning

What are you doing at 8am on a Saturday morning? Chances are you are exhausted from a tough week at work and choose to lie-in...

New bikers association for the older motorcyclists

The atmosphere was very festive on Sunday when the new Port Alfred chapter of the Ulysses Motorcycle Association was opened at R72 Saloon. Four of...

New bikers association for the older motorcyclists

The atmosphere was very festive on Sunday when the new Port Alfred chapter of the Ulysses Motorcycle Association was opened at R72 Saloon. Four of...
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Beware of glass shards in the sand on West Beach

Shards of broken glass lie scattered in the sand over a large portion of Port Alfred's West Beach between the parking lot and the...

Samuel relates his life in words and music

The audience at Harry B’s on Thursday December 19 was kept well entertained by The Claude Samuel Band, with Samuel on Rhythm and lead...

‘My name is Striders, Kowie Striders’

The Kowie Striders held their annual prize-giving at the Royal Alfred Marina Clubhouse on Saturday evening. As always, it was a great evening with this...