Monday, March 18, 2019

Teams vie to become 2019 Pineapple Cricket Tournament champs

The 2019 Kenrich Pineapple Cricket Tournament got off to a great start on Saturday with four players scoring centuries, some conclusive wins and some...
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How to sell an Impala or warthog the right way

Pike's Post at the Bathurst Agricultural Museum was the place to be on Friday evening for some great bargains where Paul Mills of Hobson...

Pineapple Cricket gets going this weekend

This year’s Kenrich Motors Pineapple Cricket Tournament starts this weekend and there is a lot of excitement building as players prepare themselves for eight...

Get on your mower and ride at the Bathurst Agricultural Show

Entries are now open for the annual ride on lawnmower grand prix at Bathurst Agricultural Show on April 6. The first racer has been...

Local game ‘Smack A Thief’ has criminals running

Ever wished that you could give a criminal a royal klap from nowhere? Now there is a game offering just that. The South African game Smack...
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Another pleasant, sociable parkrun in Port Alfred

Front-runners leading the pack at the latest Port Alfred parkrun - one the most unique in the country, following the towpath of the Kowie...
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Steak night raises funds for PAHS tour

There was a well-supported steak braai at the Port Alfred High School clubhouse last Friday night to raise funds for the school sports tour...

REISSUE: The Amanzi Challenge is almost here

Now in its third year, the 2019 Royal Port Alfred Hotel Amanzi Challenge, that includes surfing, bodyboarding, a swim, a trail run, beach handball,...

Ever-creative local floral artists show their latest designs

The Port Alfred Floral Art Group (PAFAG) was graced with a visit by judges from the Eastern Cape Floral Art Association, who did a...

Jangle money for Retreat 2 Eden

Beautiful and talented, a voice rich and powerful and with a love of animals, Ann Jangle gave a stunning performance at the Bean and...
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Learning the elements and principles of design in floral art

Eastern Cape Floral Art Association judge Corrice Holmes, assisted by Louise Pumplin, both from Port Elizabeth, did a demonstration on elements and principles of...
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Jangle treats PA in aid of animal welfare

Ann Jangle's strong, rich voice boomed out over the full house at the Bean and Olive at her Saturday lunchtime performance in aid of...

Port Alfred’s popular Parkrun

The Port Alfred Parkrun is gaining in popularity every week and this week was certainly no exception. Here are a selection of photographs from...

Summertime Bash at PAHS

Port Alfred High School’s Friends of the School (FOS) are once again hosting a fundraising dance, the Summertime Bash, on February 16. There is a...

Spot yourself at parkrun

Were you at the Port Alfred parkrun on Saturday February 2? See yourself in pictures in the slideshow below. Some, especially the front runners,...

Shipwreck cocktail bar opens in Kenton

The Shipwreck cocktail bar opened at The Volo last on Friday January 25, offering another entertainment venue for the people of Kenton-on-Sea and surrounds. Owner...

The Soroczynski’s journey through Madagascar

The first U3A meeting of the year took place as usual at the Don Powis Hall at Settlers Park last Thursday where Michael Soroczynski...
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Another lovely parkrun in Port Alfred

Runners and walkers coming under the Putt Bridge in Port Alfred on the first lap of parkrun this morning, February 2. There was a...

Scrapbookers mark first National Scrapbook Day in Port Alfred

Local scrapbookers gathered at the Halyards Hotel on Saturday for National Scrapbook Day, sharing ideas and lovingly putting together memories of family, friends and...
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Preserving memories in a creative way

Jacobie van der Westhuizen shows a mini scrapbook she made about family at the National Scrapbook Day event at the Halyards Hotel last Saturday. https://youtu.be/2-LotVC5tYs
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Scrapbookers mark first National Scrapbook Day in Port Alfred

Local scrapbookers gathered at the Halyards Hotel on Saturday for National Scrapbook Day, sharing ideas and lovingly putting together memories of family, friends and...
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Prize giving thanks at Fish River Resort Open

Winner of the Fish River Resort Open, Altin van der Merwe from Humewood, thanks the competition organisers and host Fish River Resort at the...

A jaunt with aliens on the planet E-yerth

Luis the Aliens, with the voice talents of Callum Maloney, Dermot Magennis, Paul Tylak and Lucy Carolan, directed by Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein        and...
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A demonstration of floral art

Carrol Taggart showed members of the Port Alfred Floral Art Group how to create several art pieces using only foliage she found scattered around...

Artistic flair at the Floral Art Group

Taking some foliage and other objects that others might discard the members of the Port Alfred Floral Art Group (PA-FAG) can turn these items...

Night Bowls off to a great start

Friday evening at the Kowie Bowls Club was full of fun, laughter and friendship when the teams got down to business for the first...

Pseudo warfare in the African bush

Book review: Rhodesian Special Branch Pseudo Warfare by Digby Pocock ROB KNOWLES Local author Digby Pocock revisits his life as a veteran of the Rhodesian Bush...

Wiser SA unlikely to ‘rest’ players for the final Test at...

Despite an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series‚ South Africa are unlikely to ‘rest’ players for the final Test at the Wanderers. The folly of...
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Wringing out the bids at Saafa golf day auction

Rob Knowles of Talk of the Town played auctioneer at the end of the SA Air Force Association Golf Day at the Royal Port...

Photos from the Hospice Candlelight Carols and Tree of Lights

There was a big turnout of locals and holidaymakers for the annual Hospice Tree of Lights and Carols by Candlelight at the Port Alfred...
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