Saturday, April 21, 2018

St Andrew’s pipe band strikes a chord at Knysna Celtic Festival

LAST weekend the St Andrew’s College pipe band made the trip to Knysna to take part in the annual Knysna Celtic Festival. The intermittent showers...

Kearney’s journey

Inspirational stories and journeys of epic proportions A VETERAN of South African coastline walks over the last 12 years, local man Russell Kearney is finally...

‘Farm child’ reaps the fruits of his labour

THE tenacity of a teenager who was destined to work as a labourer on a wine farm has seen him rise through the ranks...

Bathurst Agricultural Museum’s fundraiser a success

WITH items like power tools, rugby memorabilia and even a sturdy pair of ladies' ankle boots u;p for grabs, it was no wonder that...
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Celebrating Boy Scouts founder’s birthday and 40 years of Scouting in...

UPLIFTING VOICES: The congregation at St Paul's Anglican Church in Port Alfred rose to sing 'All Things Bright and Beautiful' at the celebration of...

Moerane asks cops to explain why political violence cases don’t go...

Why do criminal cases get thrown out of court when there are witnesses and evidence? That was the key question posed to senior police officials...
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3D animal statues at Port Alfred High on Saturday

Archery at school concentrates the attention School parent John Tweedie organised the archery contest on behalf of the National Archery in Schools Programme (NASP) held...

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...
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Talk of the Town / MyPond Hotel quiz night is...

MASTER OF THE QUIZ: Jon Houzet asks the hard questions at the quiz evening in aid of the Port Alfred Soup Kitchen at My...
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Striders enjoy a good turnout at the Adviceworx/Soup Kitchen fun Run

RACING FOR THE SOUP KITCHEN: Well over 100 runners/walkers competed in the Adviceworx-sponsored Kowie Striders 5km fun run on Tuesday evening to raise funds...

For International Condom Day, AHF South Africa says condoms are ‘always...

WHILE South Africans are gearing up to celebrate Valentine's Day, it is important to note the day before is International Condom Day (February 13),...

All set for the Bathurst Agricultural Show

New things to see and experience at the province’s biggest and oldest agricultural show THE month of April is going to be a blockbuster for...

Community spin-off from niche tourism

BOTH local communities and business benefit from niche tourism outside of the main holiday periods, said Wessel Benson, general manager of the Royal St...

Baby, just look at you now

TALK of the Town was recently asked to present the prize in Foto First's Baby Photo competition, held at the Heritage Mall over the...

Millard is up for the Challenge

TEAM South Africa’s bodyboarding coach, Clinton Millard, is looking forward to welcoming a host of world-class bodyboarders to our shores, and to Port Alfred...

Beautiful East Beach

Some pics of East Beach taken yesterday. We are so fortunate to have beautiful pristine beaches that can compare with the best in the...

World champion bodyboarder at the Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival

WORLD champion bodyboarder Iain Campbell is one of the star attractions at this year’s Royal St Andrews Amanzi Festival, only the third South African...

Amanzi Challenge – Surfing for the top athletes

The Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Challenge is coming soon, and organisers are busy finalising entrants and ensuring the event's smooth running by consulting...

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...

SEA RESCUE – National Spring Tide Safety Alert

  NSRI is urging the public to be cautious around the coastline for the remainder of this weekend as the beginning phase of the 31st...

Penning books for pure pleasure

ONE of the most prolific authors in Ndlambe, Richard McGhie is not writing books for fame and fortune, but for his own pleasure. Working on...

Movie review: Thank you for your service

  How the US troops felt after returning from war Thank you for your service, with Haley Bennett, Miles Teller and Joe Cole, directed by Jason...

Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival is coming

GET your suntan cream, your sunhats and your swimming gear ready as it’s almost time for the Royal St Andrews Hotel Amanzi Festival, with...

WATCH: ‘Nothing much has changed in South Africa’ – Bra Hugh...

Hugh Masekela will forever be remembered as a legendary musician‚ but his activism will also never be forgotten. During an interview on BBC in 2015‚...

WATCH: Miss Universe Demi-Leigh is finally back home

Miss Universe Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters arrived at OR Tambo International Airport on Wednesday morning to a frenzy of media and excited fans. https://www.facebook.com/TimesLIVE/videos/10156273016729617/ This is the first...

WATCH: 5 biggest hits from Bra Hugh Masekela we will never...

Music legend Hugh Masekela touched the lives of millions of music lovers around the world for over six decades. The star died in his Johannesburg...

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...

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...

Let’s Chirp with Tim Cockcroft

Excitement brings birders back for more WELL, here we are... another new year and more birding to be done. I trust you had a good holiday,...

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...
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