Monday, February 18, 2019

Sandy Birch lauded and applauded at the launch of the Royal...

Sandy Birch, manager of Port Alfred Tourism was presented with gifts by Martin and Linda Bekker, owners of the Royal St Andrews Hotel, at...
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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....

Round Table steak night

The Round Tablers of Alex/Kenton and Port Alfred joined forces to have a steak night fundraiser at the Alex/Kenton Round Table clubhouse at Kenton's...

Freestyle dancing at the Bathurst Show

Freestyle dancing at the Bathurst Dance Group pavilion at the Bathurst Show. The kids were delighted when a visiting clown took to the floor. https://youtu.be/h8NWFLZ_NqE

A variety of offerings at Crafter’s Corner spring market

There was much to see at the recent Crafter’s Corner spring market at the Port Alfred Girl Guide Hall, which showcased the beautiful creations...

Shop here, take home a car

ALL SMILES: It was a jubilant occasion for Yolisa Mabece who was the winner of a Toyota AYGO supplied by Kowie Toyota in Pick...
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New Year’s fun at Kenny’s

It was an evening of fun and entertainment at Kenny's Sports Bar on New Year's Eve just after the bells tolled to welcome in...

Pseudo warfare in the African bush

Book review: Rhodesian Special Branch Pseudo Warfare by Digby Pocock ROB KNOWLES Local author Digby Pocock revisits his life as a veteran of the Rhodesian Bush...

All ready to go at the Bathurst Agricultural Show

IT’s all systems go for the 100th Bathurst Agricultural Show which takes place at the Bathurst Showgrounds from April 6 to 8, and the...

Masekela’s death an ‘immeasurable loss’ to SA – Zuma

President Jacob Zuma expressed his heartfelt condolences on the passing of Hugh Masekela on Tuesday at the age of 78. “Mr Masekela was one of...
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Port Alfred parkrun keeps drawing newcomers

Doing the Port Alfred parkrun on Saturday June 9. Such a nice course along the Kowie River, and a great community spirit. This week...

Dairy delivers on opening day of Corona Durban Surf Pro presented...

Men and Women Post Big Scores in Rippable Conditions Dairy Beach delivered rippable one metre offshore waves on the opening day of the Corona Durban...

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...

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...
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Trevor and his guide dog on the Kowie Striders Fun Run

In addition to prizes for men, women, and junior boys and girls in the top three spots in the 5km and 8km races of...
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Farewell party for Emily the donkey

Friends of Emily the donkey braved the rain for a walk on the beach with her at the farewell party held in her honour...

Trending at Petticoat Lane – retro clothing

IT's a craze in both Europe and the United States - retro-clothing, and our very own Petticoat Lane has it all. From shoes to dresses,...

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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A joyful trip to the past for elderly residents

Residents of Damant Lodge retirement village were transported to a bygone era on Saturday morning when members of the Albany Vintage and Classic Motor...
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Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival grand opening of the Port...

We want to boost the economy of Port Alfred and surrounds was the word from Dave Lawson at the opening of the first Town...

Sorry to spoil your buzz, but white wine is packed with...

  Despite its clear, refreshing palate, white wine contains more sugar and sulphites than red, rosé, beer and many spirits. Another issue is just how effortlessly it...
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Vintage bikes in action at Bathurst motocross

The Vintage Motocross at the Bathurst Showgrounds last Saturday drew a throng of spectators. The event was timed with the Bathurst Country Affair, which...

WATCH: The night ‘bride’ Thembisa Mdoda stole the show on Idols...

Thembisa Mdoda went from hosting Mzansi Magic's popular reality show Our Perfect Wedding to playing the bride on Idols SA - and fans were...

Round Tablers dedicated to Port Alfred’s most needy

WITH temperatures cooling down and winter in full swing, there are many people who have very little to help them get through the cold...

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...
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Big bids on hides, wine and plane flips at Rotary Fisherman’s...

No Rotary event would be complete without an auction, and the Kenton Rotary Fisherman's Feast last Friday was no exception. Rodney Austin did the...

Update: State purchases resort for R75m against advice

Financial advice to avoid haemorrhaging R34-million a year in a tourism deal was ignored by Land Minister Gugile Nkwinti, whose department went ahead and...

7 ways to bring bees buzzing into your garden

Plant a bee-friendly plants to transform your garden into a bee haven. Did you know that to produce just 450g of honey, foraging bees need...

Night Bowls off to a great start

Friday evening at the Kowie Bowls Club was full of fun, laughter and friendship when the teams got down to business for the first...

An enjoyable Elvis tribute

COMPARISONS to another local Elvis tribute artist, Lionel Hunt, were unavoidable while watching Mark Everton perform at the Little Theatre on the Wharf last...
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