Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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...

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...
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A Freight Train a coming…

Hoppy's Paddle Inn "Friday Night is Wine Night" featured the laid-back sounds of Freight Train on Friday evening. The band - Dennis Schultz, lead vocalist, banjo...

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...

Rock and Surf angling in perfect weather

THE ninth round of the Claude Pittaway Round Robin sponsored by took place last Saturday in fantastic weather conditions. “The water, the waves, the wind...

How to style your little one’s afro

Expert tips that'll help you care for your child's hair. Caring for the locks of your little ones may leave you feeling a little tangled...

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...

World Book Day – April 23

Why Paper books are better for your brain DEVIN LESTER - PAMSA More than ever, our lives have revolved around a screen. Whether it’s a weekly...

Bathurst Agricultural Show – It’s almost here

THE Bathurst Agricultural Show is the premier show of its kind in the Eastern Cape at brings thousands of visitors from far and near...
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Creative cooks impress in Spar competition

Bulelani Tatum Qubuda of Kawayan Authentic Asian Cuisine introduces her chicken chow mein dish in the Rosehill SuperSpar Creative Cooks competition on July 26. https://youtu.be/GIKM4Qzjhvk

VIDEO: Bodyboarding at West Beach

First day of West Beach Warfare bodyboarding in Port Alfred at the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. https://youtu.be/xJPkwgfhbEI
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Hounds, mutts and pooches of all kinds at Bathurst Dog Show

There were hounds, mutts and pooches of all breeds and sizes at the Bathurst Dog Show on the village green this morning. From thoroughbreds...

‘Babsie’ Nobanda gets time off drug sentence

Convicted Makhanda drug smuggler Nolubabalo “Babsie” Nobanda, who is serving a 15-year prison sentence in Thailand, has had her sentence commuted by two and...

Tides- Port Alfred – August 12 to August 19

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Enjoying cocktails and canapes after graduation

Stenden graduates, family members and honoured guests enjoyed drinks and an array of delicious canapés at MyPond Hotel after the graduation ceremony held at...

Tides – Port Alfred – July 15 to July 22

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WATCH: Incredible timelapse of the supermoon

The supermoon over Detroit was caught on camera as it rose on Sunday night: https://content.jwplatform.com/players/qeOsNyNv-cWWRXqjQ.js

Airforce called in to help rescue climber in Wilderness area

A climber has fallen in the Yellowwood Amphitheatre of the Du Toits Kloof Mountains‚ prompting a multi-pronged rescue effort. Wilderness Search and Rescue personnel said...

Eastern Cape Liquor board concerned about non-compliance by liquor outlets with...

PHUMLANI FANI Senior Communication and Marketing Officer of the Social Accountability Unit, Pumlani Fani issued this media release. The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) reported it...
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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...

The Sunshine Coast gets the thumbs-up from Eastern Cape Tourism

Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, himself a son of the Sunshine Coast, Mlungisi Mvoko, launched the #EC Yours 2 Explore campaign at...

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...

High-tech help for hikers as attacks continue

Drone surveillance‚ secret observation points and armed patrols – not what you expect on a quiet stroll across Table Mountain. But fed-up hikers and city...

It’s almost time for the Bathurst Show

With just over two weeks to go, anticipation of the biggest agricultural event in the Eastern Cape is building, but concerns have been expressed...

Port Alfred gears up for first ever WSL Qualifying Series events

THE Royal St Andrews Hotel Port Alfred Classic, presented by Quiksilver, will run from April 6 to 8 at Port Alfred’s East Beach. The event...
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Youth Day fun in Station Hill

Lionel “DJ Liney” Farao organised a Youth Day event in the park for the children of Station Hill today. Farao provided music and intended...

VIDEO: Rubber duck action at East Beach

Rubber ducks in action at East Beach during the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. Right next door to the East Beach Easter Surf...
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Aerobatics entrall young and old

Model aircraft whizzing through the air delighted young and old alike at the model aircraft show organised by the South African Air Force Association...

Growing through hydroponics

  HUGE flavoursome tomatoes, sweet strawberries delicious eggplant and fresh herbs in copious amounts are what amateur gardener Dick Clapp and his wife, Helen, are...

Motorheads paradise as East Beach prepares for rubber ducks and jet...

THE Amanzi Festival, sponsored by the Royal St Andrews Hotel (RSAH), is finally here, with 10 days of high-adrenaline international water sports action to...