Friday, April 16, 2021
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Happy Hours children enjoy a day at the beach

Children from Happy Hours Pre-primary had an outing to Kelly's Beach this morning, accompanied by parents. The warm weather made for a perfect opportunity...
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WATCH: Rooftop dinner for elephants

A video was taken at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge in Mpumalanga on October 3 2019, showing an elephant on top of the roof of...

Appreciating the versatile sounds of sax

It was a concert with a difference at the latest Classics at the Castle on Sunday afternoon, March 31, when Quatuor Avena performed to...

Royal rumble at local golf courses this weekend

LAST year local golfers at Royal Port Alfred Golf Club (RPAGC) did the community proud as they took back the title of king of...

Some photographs of the Port Alfred High School Matric Dance

IT was a glamorous affair, with beautiful ball gowns, spiffy suits and a great deal of camaraderie at Port Alfred High School at the recent...

Cannabis concessions

Following the recent judgement by the Constitutional Court, there has been some uncertainty as to what the ruling on the private use, possession or...

Keep winter at bay with hearty meals in cosy settings

TASH'S Craft Bar is gearing up for winter by bringing out a variety of soups, curries, hot pots and bakes. “We are keeping in the...

Monk makes waves in King of the Kowie

THE most recent King of the Kowie turned out to be cooker with temperatures reaching around 30°C on Saturday, allowing for a perfect winter’s...
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A taste of music at the National Arts Festival

Formed by South African-born Naomi Tagg, Neolektra has an orchestrally rich sound, diverse in genre and instrumentation with the violin at the very centre....
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Rocking into the night with the Beanie Rebels

The Beanie Rebels from Port Elizabeth deliver an excellent rendition of ZZ Top's La Grange at the dance party hosted by the Lions Club...

Social media workshop – Saturday

This is a fabulous opportunity for anyone using social media and wanting to improve their skills - for both business and personal purposes. This workshop...

Round Table back with 101 Gala round two

ROUND Table 177 Port Alfred will be holding their second 101 Gala dinner and dance at the Royal St Andrews Hotel and they aim...
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VIDEO: Beach landing

Returning to the beach during the rubber duck challenge at East Beach on Saturday - part of the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival. https://youtu.be/VZuxevdc7UE

Whale carcass forces closure of Cape Town beach

  Part of Strand beach‚ in Cape Town‚ will be closed on Saturday for the removal of a humpback whale carcass that washed up on...

Young Webster is flying high

Trenton Webster is fast making a name for himself in the pigeon racing world. At just 13-years-of-age Webster has already scored big points by winning...

Happy birthday Mrs Berry

A very happy birthday to Settlers Park resident, Jessie Berry, on your 104th birthday today (July 4). All the best from Talk of the...

The Cats of Stone Hill, performed by PAHS foundation phase

PORT ALFRED High School foundation phase pupils put on an excellent, exciting and highly entertaining  revue last week, when playwright and director Wilma Graham...

Olive Pike 100th birthday celebration – one hundred not out

Olive Pike (nee Dugmore) recently celebrated her 100th birthday with family and a few friends. The originally planned celebration, like many other important events including...

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...

Readers vote: Teetotallers outnumber Kowie binge drinkers

OUR recent online poll asked readers how much alcohol they consumed in a single week. Sixty-Four readers voted. The highest percentage of votes (19 votes...

Albany Vintage Car Club entertains Settlers residents

As has become a custom, the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor Club hosted another senior citizens morning out on Saturday, this time the senior...

Falling in love online? Heed this advice first…

RETIRED US citizen Michael Morgan has a few words of advice after flying across the Atlantic Ocean hoping to marry a South African woman...

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...

Local man takes on great African pilgrimage for charity

LOCAL businessman and Port Alfred Round Table chairman Dominicue Averbuch is taking on the second leg of a magnificent personal and spiritual journey starting...

A masterclass in food and wine pairing

NICK Howard worked his magic on Saturday evening at his restaurant, Graze by the River on Van der Riet Street, with a food and...

Auction raises funds for the Bathurst Agricultural Museum

More than 120 people piled into Pike’s Post at the Bathurst Agricultural Museum last Friday night to bid for the many items on auction,...
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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...

[WATCH] Holy smokes, shoots cannon at Bathurst Farm Fair

A great day was enjoyed by friends, families, children and all sorts on Saturday when folk from near and far gathered for the Bathurst...

Cricket thrills at local ‘World Cup’ final

Cricket fever was in full swing on the Port Alfred hospital field on Saturday July 13 when the newly established Nemato Cricket Academy held...
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Jean Louw Ladies’ Classic reaches its ninth year

Dr Charles Louw addressed players at the prize giving for the Jean Louw Ladies’ Classic, named for his late wife, which took place on...