Sunday, August 25, 2019

NCAL joins youth training for Amanzi Festival

NEMATO Change a Life (NCAL) has partnered with the organisers of Amanzi Festival sponsored by Royal St Andrews Hotel to have some of their...

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...

SA will suffer in fourth industrial revolution if data costs not...

South Africa will struggle to compete in the fourth industrial revolution if data prices remain high. This was said on Thursday by Minister of Economic...

Seasonal planning discusses same issues

LAST week’s seasonal planning meeting was well attended by Ndlambe Municipality, SAPS, emergency services, councillors and representatives from the general public, but those present...

Another smashing wine pairing

LOVERS of fine dining were treated to another fabulous wine pairing at Graze by the River last Saturday night. Graze owner and chef Nick Howard...

Port Alfred gears up for first ever World Surfing League qualifying...

  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...

New ‘Game of Thrones’ book could hit shelves in 2018, hints...

Game of Thrones creator George R.R. Martin has hinted that his long-awaited next installment in the Song of Ice and Fire novel series could hit shelves as...

The story of Sibuya

FROM the hectic, fast moving world and bright lights of Johannesburg to the sedate life of owning and managing a game reserve in the...

Vintage Motocross Results

The bikes roared around the circuit at the Bathurst Showgrounds last Saturday, giving an adrenalin boost to both riders and spectators alike. http://talkofthetown.co.za/2017/05/22/vintage-bikes-score-big-bathurst-showgrounds/ The results arrived...

Glorious day for Bushmans Christmas Craft Market

SATURDAY morning at the BusmansTennis Courts, visitors were drawn to the annual Christmas Craft Market and its many bargains or to simply browse the stalls...
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Move over, there’s another Elvis in town

Mark Everton performing Jailhouse Rock at his Elvis tribute show at the Little Theatre on the Wharf on Saturday night. Everton came up with...

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...

Buco G2C breaks records

The strong tailwind assisted riders, at least to an extent, to break existing race records on their journey from Makanda (Grahamstown) to Coast (G2C)...
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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...
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Making the most of the waves

Warwick Heny made the most of the rough conditions at East Beach on Saturday morning, catching waves peaking in the Kowie River mouth to...
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Great pipe band music at the Bathurst Show

The Old Andrean Scottish Bagpipers Band drew throngs who appreciated their music at the Bathurst Show last weekend. https://youtu.be/U1NJUd1dNdw

Young violinist wows crowd at the festival

Young violin maestro Pendo Masote’s dream to perform on iconic stages with the best in the music world was realised when he made his...

Contagious Theatre brings three shows to National Arts Festival

CONTAGIOUS Theatre, a new theatre-making collaboration between director Jenine Collocott, performers Taryn Bennett and James Cairns, and producers Helen and Simon Cooper presents James...

Watch: South African jazz musician Ramopolo Hugh Masekela has died

South African jazz musician Ramopolo Hugh Masekela has died. Masekela lost his battle with prostate cancer in Johannesburg, his family said on Tuesday, January 23...
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Well supported Settlers Park quiz

The latest Settlers Park quiz was well attended, with residents and visitors taking part. Quizmaster David Boyd had participants racking their brains trying to...

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...

Pupils’ struggle play on at NAF

The Selborne College Dramatic Society has bagged yet another success: this year, they’re taking their latest theatre play Tableaux in Red: Oil on Canvas,...

Indigenous games a big treat with locals

ENDLOVINI in Port Alfred hosted the third official Sarah Baartman Indigenous Games Festival at the Mamityi Stadium last weekend, where teams from Ndlambe, Makana,...

Great fun at Round Table golf day

GREAT fun, laughs, rain and tee-offs from the wrong hole led to a superb day of Round Table camaraderie and fundraising at the Kenton...

Splash disco fun at the Indoor Pool

New management at Indoor Pool SATURDAY night saw another splash disco for the youth at the Indoor Pool where children had a fun day out. It was...

Around Port Alfred just before Christmas

A few of the photographs that didn't make it into the paper. The photos were taken on Friday and Saturday before Christmas at Wharf...
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Festival of the Arts exposes plenty of talent

Friday evening at the NG Church in Port Alfred saw over 200 youngsters, from six to 22, perform in various artforms, highlighting the great...

1820s golfers celebrate 50 years

ERNEST ALLEN The 1820 Golfers Group held their annual lunch at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club (RPAGC) on Monday November 19. The event was special...

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...

Excitement builds for start of Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge

With just over a week to go before the start of the Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge, the area’s premier water sport event,...
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