Thursday, March 21, 2019

Tractor parade at the Bathurst Show

Tractors lining up to enter the main arena at the Bathurst Show on Saturday. Vintage machines from the Bathurst Agricultural Museum, kept in good working...

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

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...

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...

Trapped in suspense

LOCAL author and educator, Stefani Prinsloo, who writes as Stefani Serfontein, has published her second book – an Afrikaans suspense adventure novel called Lokval...

Fame, musical production at PAHS transcends time

https://www.facebook.com/236852579670268/videos/1445810918774422/ PORT Alfred High School debuted Fame, a musical showcase on Wednesday evening and razzle-dazzled its audience from the moment the curtain lift. PAHS teacher...

OD Inggs classic car rally turns heads

  LAST weekend the OD Inggs Memorial Run for vintage and classic cars saw a number of well-oiled and gleaming machines take to Ndlambe’s roads. The...

Port Elizabeth adventurer to swim port to port

PORT Elizabeth ultra distance adventure swimmer Kyle Main will attempt a crossing from the Port of Coega to the Port Elizabeth harbour, as part...

Which supermarket makes SA’s most delicious potato salad?

Our panel of judges put three ready-made potato salads from leading supermarkets to the taste test HOW WE CONDUCTED OUR TASTE TEST We put out a...

Bathurst Show takes off

IT will be another great Bathurst Show this year, with plenty for the family to do including cattle auctions, dog training displays, EP Skydivers, brand...

Local women bind together for world day of prayer

WOMEN across Christian denominations in Port Alfred gathered at the Word of Truth Ministries for Women’s World Day of Prayer on March 5. Celebrating the...

Pianist evokes Romantic era genius

ANTONIO Galera-Lopez, an extraordinary pianist from the coast of Valencia in Spain, presented a set of Romantic compositions to a sold-out Classics at the...

The drones that people cannot operate

  WITH increasing numbers of local people using drones for aerial photography, some may not be aware of, or are ignoring, the draconian rules imposed...

Myths, legends in Great Wall action film

The Great Wall with Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Andy Lau, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Zhang Hanyu, Lu Han. Directed by Zhang Yi Mou. 3.5 /...

World-class chef shows Stenden a better way to nutrition

FRESH, natural and sustainable quality foods is what Stenden intends bringing to every one of its campuses and restaurants, and executive chef Albert Kooy...

A real magical potter

  LOCAL potter and ceremics artist Richard Pullen will be giving his first workshop at the Johannesburg Clay Festival taking place in the City of...

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...

Food, friends and wine by the river

GRAZE by the River hosted another superb food and wine evening where an exclusive number of patrons sat down to enjoy a  delectable five-course...

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...

Announcing Spinning Reel Valentine’s Day competition winner

CONGRATULATIONS to Carol-Ann Stiekema, the winner of the Spinning Reel Valentine's Day competition who has won two nights mid-week for two people, including continental...

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...

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...

Keep it rolling, Port Alfred

Visitor to the Sunshine Coast, Sarah-Claire Picton wrote about her experiences of Ndlambe and surrounds, giving a fresh perspective to what locals may take...

Cricket clinic at the PA Country Club

A PORT Alfred Cricket Clinic, set to become an annual event, will be held at the Port Alfred Country Club next week. “For as long...

Ready for the Mud Run

“BONES heal, blood clots, sweat dries…pride is forever, unleash your spirit, and try tame the mud run.” This is the slogan for the Dirty Pineapple...

NSRI Safety Message

SEA RESCUE – National – Wednesday, 07 December. NSRI and Lifesaving SA working towards drowning prevention - Safety message: Sea Rescue and Lifesaving SA are...

Bathurst Dog Show third time lucky

THE Bathurst dog show on Sunday was a great success with dogs and people alike of all shapes and sizes parading and chilling on...

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...

Beautiful, educated and driven

Commonwealth honour for G'town student LEBOGANG TLOU GRAHAMSTOWN resident Odifentse Lehasa, 22, is one of the top 30 finalists in the Miss Commonwealth beauty pageant. Lehasa, who...
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