Thursday, January 17, 2019

Amazing talent on display at photo exhibition

The Kowie Camera Club opened its inaugural photo exhibition at the RD McKenzie Art Gallery in Wharf Street on the evening of Saturday November...

Kneeboarders rip it at champs in PA

The SA Open Kneeboard Championships at Port Alfred's East Beach last weekend was hailed as a huge success, with Gigs Celliers emerging as the...
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Surfing community holds moment of silence for Jannie du Preez

A poignant moment during the Kowie Boardriders Club party after day 1 of the SA Open Kneeboard Championships in Port Alfred on Saturday, as...

Genetic modification in sci-fi thriller

The Titan, with Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Lennart Ruff. 4/5 If you are into science fiction movies then head to Rosehill Mall...

Hospice Fun Run in pictures

There was a fantastic turnout of 240 people – nearly double the usual number of parkrun participants –for the special breast cancer awareness fun...

Learning through travel

Travellers are interesting people – especially travellers who commit to a substantial amount of time in a country, going far and wide, engaging the...

Spanish cyclists on marathon trek across SA

A Spanish couple cycling across South Africa hit the coast for the first time last Saturday when they entered Port Alfred, and have been...

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 spearheading a Santa’s Seniors Shoebox collection for...

Things looking good for the Sunshine Coast

Tourism recognises Bekkers’ contribution Sunshine Coast Tourism (SCT), in association with the Port Alfred Business Forum, awarded Martin and Linda Bekker the prestigious Tourism Floating...
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Happy Hours Grandparents Day

The Grade R and intermediate classes at Happy Hours Pre-primary school put on a great show for their grandparents day on Friday morning. The children sang...

WATCH: Surfing in the Kowie River

This video, taken by Anzelle Vermooten on the 23rd September, shows Lise Donaghy and her children Shikana, Elisha and Jotham making the most of...

Good times at the Heritage Day Festival

Held at the Port Alfred High Scholl sports fields on Saturday, the Talk of the Town Heritage Day Festival was a great success. Here are...

Heritage Day Festival a hit with residents

The Port Alfred High School sports fields were a hive of activity on Saturday at the Talk of the Town Heritage Day Festival when they...

NSRI FULL MOON SPRING TIDE SAFETY ALERT

NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) MEDIA RELEASE: Full Moon Spring Tide Safety Alert: NSRI are urging the public to be cautious around the coastline from today...

A full life of art

A young Zimbabwean girl had no say in choosing her career as she was sent from Harare to far away Cape Town to undergo...

A cultural treat at Kenton book launch

Patrons of Continental Restaurant in Kenton-on-Sea were treated to a unique cultural experience at the book launch of Plunderwoestyn, by Christiaan Bakkes, last Saturday...

Were you at parkrun on Spring Day? Find yourself in pictures

Spring Day last Saturday was a perfect morning for the Port Alfred parkrun, and 137 people showed up to run, jog or walk the...
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A brisk start to Spring Day parkrun

With everyone setting off at a brisk pace, it was hard to keep up with even the walkers at the parkrun on Spring Day...

Happy first day of spring to our readers

We hope the change of seasons brings more sunshine into your life.

Best saved for last at Thistle wine pairing

Diners attending a wine pairing dinner at The Thistle Restaurant last Saturday had the benefit of tasting notes being presented by Zevenwacht Wine Estate’s...

A gift of joy to our senior citizens

Residents of Damant Lodge retirement village were transported to a bygone era on Saturday morning when members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor...
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Food, wine and song at the Royal St Andrews

Guests at the food and wine pairing dinner at The Thistle Restaurant at the Royal St Andrews Hotel on Saturday night were pleasantly surprised...
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Tea, cake and a trip in a vintage car

Members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club (AVCMC) arriving back at their clubhouse and museum in Hawkins Industrial Park with residents of...
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A joyful trip to the past for elderly residents

Residents of Damant Lodge retirement village were transported to a bygone era on Saturday morning when members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor...
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Lighting up the night in Wharf Street

During the interval at the Festival of the Arts at the Little Theatre on the Wharf on Thursday night, fire poi performer Cheryl Webb...

A fun-filled affair in Bathurst

ALTHOUGH very welcome, a steady downpour put a damper on Friday's festivities at the recent Bathurst Country Affair (BCA). But by Saturday the sun was...

Is Hombile our oldest living resident?

HOMBILE Ntshakaza, a skilled crafter, makes a living from weaving baskets hats, mats and coasters on a very simple loom he uses. But the...
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Judging the best beards at the Bathurst Country Affair

Majestic, bizarre and sparse beards were all on display at the beard competition at Pike's Post at the Ploughman last Saturday. The fun was...
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Testing their mettle with an anvil toss

The brawn competition at the Bathurst Country Affair entailed throwing a 35kg anvil as far as possible. Men and women took part in friendly...
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Immaculately maintained vintage cars

Vintage and classic cars owned by members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club on display at the Bathurst Showgrounds during the Vintage...
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