Tuesday, January 26, 2021

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...

Event of the year to make big splash

EASTER in Kowie is set to be filled with boundless sports excitement as Amazing Events presents the Royal St Andrews Hotel Easter Festival to...

Tower calves a new future

Twins born just a month ago are already over 2m tall but, don’t worry, they are giraffes. Born on the Riverview Estate in early December,...

So long, Fish River Sun, We’ll miss you: Talk of the...

IT was with a sense of sadness when the staff of Talk of the Town held its Christmas party there last Friday, acknowledging the great...

Take a look at the entries in our photographic competition

The Talk of the Town ES Young photographic competition which began last week has attracted many and diverse entries. The following are the entries from...

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...

Heavenly spa treatments in the garden

THE Mobile Beauty Salon arrived at the Talk of the Town offices at Tuesday lunchtime and began setting up the beds, towels and soothing...

Glamorous evening at PAHS

FOR all the Grade 12 pupils at Port Alfred High School it was an evening of fun with friends but, for many,  mingled with...

Fun outing on our doorstep

  THERE are outdoor adventures and natural wonders just waiting to be discovered around the corner on our wonderful Sunshine Coast. On Sunday I joined the...

Have a happy St Valentine’s Day

IT’S the day the romantics express their love, and clandestine admirers breach their introverted-selves to declare their feelings for one another. But Valentine’s Day, as...

Ladies’ boutique expands to Rosehill Mall

  The popular ladies’ boutique, La Dame Mystique, has been a welcome and long-time fixture at the upper level of the Heritage Mall, supplying the...

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...

Logan has fishy plans for her future

  SHE’S been fishing for fully half her life and, after her recent exploits in the 2017 Bottom Fish Nationals, hosted by the Port Alfred...
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Changing the world, starting with the crAzy always wins team

LAST Tuesday evening , crAzy™ always wins pty ltd, a Port Alfred-based strategic business consulting firm, intent on changing the world, hosted a fundraiser...

End of the world now seen as happening only in October

While South Africans celebrated Heritage Day on Sunday many people around the globe were possibly a little surprised - and perhaps even relieved -...

Saturday May 6 – World Naked Gardening Day

World Naked Gardening Day (WNGD) is an annual international event celebrated on the first Saturday of May by gardeners and non-gardeners alike. According to Wikipedia, WNGD...
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Hero’s welcome for novice Port Alfred cyclist

Daniel Otto of Port Alfred received a hero’s welcome as he finished the Fish River Sun Mountain Bike Challenge two-day stage race today. It...
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Miss SA Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters crowned Miss Universe

Miss South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday night in a star-studded ceremony in Las Vegas‚ making her only the second...

R4,000 gets you into the Kwela Tebza Durban July VIP lounge

Well, here is yet another Durban July deal on the table, Kwela Tebza is offering you a chance to chill in their VIP lounge...

Port Alfred parkrun well attended for first run

This morning eager runners, walkers and strollers attended the first official parkrun in Port Alfred which started at the Port Alfred library lawns and...

Win big in Talk of the Town’s new photo competition

ALL amateur photographers and happy snappers should get their cameras in focus for the Talk of the Town ES Young Photographic Competition which starts...

Hunting wasn’t all trophies

FROM the modest beginnings of a seven-year-old boy who started his hunting career with an old BSA pellet gun to being presented with the...

Port Alfred High School barn dance fun

The wild west came to Port Alfred High School last Saturday night at the annual barn dance fundraiser for PAHS Pre-primary. Folks brought picnic...

Students’ karaoke night a great time for a good cause

A GROUP of Stenden South Africa students brought social cohesion, nightlife, fun and communal activity, by hosting a karaoke evening at Guido’s bar and...

Midwinter dip

IT was absolutely freezing this morning when 15 of the hardiest people - young and old,  male and female - congregated at Kelly's Beach...

Lightning and rubber on the water

First boats out the Kowie River Mouth in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday. It was the second day of rubber duck racing during the...

NSRI FULL MOON SPRING TIDE SAFETY ALERT

NATIONAL SEA RESCUE INSTITUTE (NSRI) MEDIA RELEASE: Full Moon Spring Tide Safety Alert: NSRI are urging the public to be cautious around the coastline from today...

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...

Alexandria singer proves there’s talent in Ndlambe

Last Saturday Asher Zian Bam was crowned the winner of the “Port Alfred’s got Talent” competition, organised by the Westside Community Church as part...

The art of rest and relaxation

The second half of a two-part feature on visitor Sarah-Claire Picton’s experiences on holiday at the Sunshine Coast. MY Ndlambe and neighbouring areas journey turned...