Friday, April 27, 2018

An evening under the stars for DSG Matric Dance

THE Diocesan School for Girls matrics of 2017 attended their final school dance last weekend. The girls were invited to “An Evening under the Stars”...

Aussie travel advisory bashes South Africa

Murder‚ rape‚ car hijackings‚ civil unrest‚ water shortages‚ spiked drinks‚ drunk drivers and terrorism. These are just a few of the horrors that could be...

Local artist at international exhibition

A PORT Alfred artist has had one of his paintings selected for display at a major international art exhibition in London next month, where...

A fishy story: Kowie dog attacks ragged tooth shark

WHEN one lives in a small town like Port Alfred, or any of the surrounding towns and villages, you often hear of weird and...

PAHS Matric Dance on fire, and ice

PORT Alfred High School's Matric Dance, themed Fire and Ice, took place at the school last Wednesday evening, just before the holidays, and attracted...

Fame, musical production at PAHS transcends time

https://www.facebook.com/236852579670268/videos/1445810918774422/ PORT Alfred High School debuted Fame, a musical showcase on Wednesday evening and razzle-dazzled its audience from the moment the curtain lift. PAHS teacher...

Open water swim at Royal Alfred Marina – Royal St Andrews...

A NEW course has been developed for swimmers who are brave enough to take on a mile swim in open water in the form of...

Exquisite dining at The Thistle

LOVERS of fine dining can look forward to gastronomic sensations at The Thistle Restaurant’s special food and wine pairings on Thursdays. Talk of the Town...

Keep it rolling, Port Alfred

Visitor to the Sunshine Coast, Sarah-Claire Picton wrote about her experiences of Ndlambe and surrounds, giving a fresh perspective to what locals may take...

Joburg gets its first dagga coffee shop

In an ordinary building in an ordinary Joburg suburb is an extraordinary business. It's a coffee shop, but not of the caffeine variety. This...
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WATCH: Bathurst bamboo plantation grows a sustainable future

THE first successful commercial bamboo plantation in Africa can revolutionise commercial industries for a sustainable future With the world looking for more sustainable industries that do not...

Event of the year to make big splash

EASTER in Kowie is set to be filled with boundless sports excitement as Amazing Events presents the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival to...
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Hero’s welcome for novice Port Alfred cyclist

Daniel Otto of Port Alfred received a hero’s welcome as he finished the Fish River Sun Mountain Bike Challenge two-day stage race today. It...

Marijuana still illegal, say police

  What the Cape Town High Court ruling means to you A LEGAL precedent by the Cape Town High Court should have had potheads from all...

Take a look at the entries in our photographic competition

The Talk of the Town ES Young photographic competition which began last week has attracted many and diverse entries. The following are the entries from...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

Saturday May 6 – World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD) is an annual international event celebrated on the first Saturday of May by gardeners and non-gardeners alike. According to Wikipedia, WNGD...

So long, Fish River Sun, We’ll miss you: Talk of the...

IT was with a sense of sadness when the staff of Talk of the Town held its Christmas party there last Friday, acknowledging the great...

Win big in Talk of the Town’s new photo competition

ALL amateur photographers and happy snappers should get their cameras in focus for the Talk of the Town ES Young Photographic Competition which starts...

Midwinter dip

IT was absolutely freezing this morning when 15 of the hardiest people - young and old,  male and female - congregated at Kelly's Beach...

Have a happy St Valentine’s Day

IT’S the day the romantics express their love, and clandestine admirers breach their introverted-selves to declare their feelings for one another. But Valentine’s Day, as...

SPCA rename Golf Day for former treasurer

IT was a mixture of fun and sadness as the annual SPCA Golf Day prizes were awarded on Friday evening, as Royal Port Alfred...

End of the world now seen as happening only in October

While South Africans celebrated Heritage Day on Sunday many people around the globe were possibly a little surprised - and perhaps even relieved -...

Lightning and rubber on the water

First boats out the Kowie River Mouth in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday. It was the second day of rubber duck racing during the...

Students’ karaoke night a great time for a good cause

A GROUP of Stenden South Africa students brought social cohesion, nightlife, fun and communal activity, by hosting a karaoke evening at Guido’s bar and...

Announcing the winner of the Camelot Spa voucher for Valentine’s Day

THE winner of the Camelot Spa Valentine's Day/Talk of the Town online competition is: Kirsty Landman who won a voucher from the Camelot Spa at the Royal...

Kenton Marina in good hands with Vuyo

KENTON Marina’s recently appointed external facilities manager Vuyo Nyumka has received high praise for his work ethic and boating skills. An experienced local fisherman Bob...

The art of rest and relaxation

The second half of a two-part feature on visitor Sarah-Claire Picton’s experiences on holiday at the Sunshine Coast. MY Ndlambe and neighbouring areas journey turned...

Fun outing on our doorstep

  THERE are outdoor adventures and natural wonders just waiting to be discovered around the corner on our wonderful Sunshine Coast. On Sunday I joined the...

Mi Casa’s J’Something is a dad

From launching a book‚ to opening a restaurant and being a judge on My Kitchen Rules SA‚ J'Something had an epic 2017. Although he mentioned...
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