Saturday, March 23, 2019

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...
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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...

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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A beautiful day to float on the river

There was a magnificent turnout of participants in the Anything that Floats on the Kowie River on December 28, 2018. The family-friendly affair saw...
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Big turnout and festive spirit for Boxing Day fun run

The annual Kowie Striders fun run held every Boxing Day saw another good turnout of locals and visitors who make the event a regular...
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Readers get their copy of Sunshine Holiday

Talk of the Town sales reps Bryan Smith and Adele Steck popped into Rosehill Mall to hand out our free Sunshine Holiday edition, and...

Celebrating a year of parkrun in Port Alfred

Port Alfred parkrun celebrated its first birthday last Saturday with a bring and braai outside the Girl Guide Hall. It was a good social...
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Bustling fete at St Paul’s Church

The St Paul’s Anglican Church fete was bustling last Saturday morning as patrons did some early Christmas shopping, browsing the white elephant table, book...
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Showing the development of bonsai at exhibition

The Sunshine Coast Bonsai Club is showing a variety of trees at the Girl Guide Hall in Port Alfred until Sunday December 2. The...

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...
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