Friday, January 22, 2021

Iconic SA magazines to fold as Caxton pulls the plug

Caxton and CTP Publishers & Printers on Tuesday said it had decided, in principle, to close its magazine division. This affects at least 10...

Share your photographs of how you are spending the extended lockdown

As everyone is indoors, Talk of the Town is inviting you to send us your photographs of how you are spending the extended lockdown...

Spur Group will not reopen its 600 restaurants under soft lockdown

The Spur Group will not be opening any time soon as it was hit hard financially by physical distancing rules even before the lockdown...

Boredom relief during lockdown

What are you and your family doing to relieve the boredom during the 21-day lockdown? How are you keeping everyone entertained and relaxed, or are...

Neighbourly Notes

  ALMOST seven-days since the lockdown began, we really hope you are all keeping well and safe at home. Please remember to obey the national...

April Fool’s Day – Cancelled

It's April 1 which means that today you should not believe anybody. April Fool's jokes are plentiful and while most are hoping that the...

Southwell crowned 2020 Kowie Toyota Pineapple Cricket Champs

DRINKING FROM THE CUP: As is customary the winning team drinks champagne (or any suitable alcoholic beverage) from the Pineapple Tournament Cup, and this...

Strict new regulations to contain virus will see bars in SA...

The government has solidified plans to punish those who refuse medical examinations‚ isolation and quarantine in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. In regulations gazetted...

End of an exciting Kowie Toyota Pineapple Cricket Tournament 2020

For a week the cricket teams in the Lower Albany area compete in the Pineapple Cricket Tournament, and this year the competition was stiff...
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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...

Join in Port Alfred’s Marina Mile

Swimmers are preparing for Saturday April 11 to participate in the Marina Mile swim, just one of the events in the 2020 Royal St...

The 116th Pineapple Tournament 2020 begins this weekend

Fixture list Pineapple Cricket is the highlight of the local cricketer's calendar, with some big shots, fine catches and great run-chases. Don't miss out on the...

The 2020 Pineapple Cricket Tournament Schedule

It's time for this year's Pineapple Cricket tournament, and the schedule is full of must-see matches and exciting competition to establish the 2020 Pineapple...

Night at the Museum auction

The Geoff Palmer Honorary Auction went well on Friday evening with items up for grabs valued at over R100,000. The auction was a fundraiser for...

Knitters for charity

Port Alfred parkrun on Saturday morning

What are you doing at 8am on a Saturday morning? Chances are you are exhausted from a tough week at work and choose to lie-in...

New bikers association for the older motorcyclists

The atmosphere was very festive on Sunday when the new Port Alfred chapter of the Ulysses Motorcycle Association was opened at R72 Saloon. Four of...

New bikers association for the older motorcyclists

The atmosphere was very festive on Sunday when the new Port Alfred chapter of the Ulysses Motorcycle Association was opened at R72 Saloon. Four of...
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Beware of glass shards in the sand on West Beach

Shards of broken glass lie scattered in the sand over a large portion of Port Alfred's West Beach between the parking lot and the...

Samuel relates his life in words and music

The audience at Harry B’s on Thursday December 19 was kept well entertained by The Claude Samuel Band, with Samuel on Rhythm and lead...

‘My name is Striders, Kowie Striders’

The Kowie Striders held their annual prize-giving at the Royal Alfred Marina Clubhouse on Saturday evening. As always, it was a great evening with this...
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Great musical classics from the Viva Musica Ensemble

If the more classical side of music is your thing then let's hope you attended the concert at Settlers Park on Saturday to hear...

The Sunshine Coast gets the thumbs-up from Eastern Cape Tourism

Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism MEC, himself a son of the Sunshine Coast, Mlungisi Mvoko, launched the #EC Yours 2 Explore campaign at...

Bonsai Club’s annual show at Girl Guide Hall

From December 6 to 8, the Sunshine Coast Bonsai Club will be having their annual bonsai show at the Girl Guide Hall in Port...

New cattery to open at Port Alfred SPCA, and you are...

Port Alfred & Ndlambe District SPCA’s invite you to take a step inside the new and improved cattery. Walking through the new entrance gate visitors...

Mantis Community Upliftment Programme graduates prepare a great meal

Last Friday evening the Fish River Resort held a party for invited guests where students, recently graduated in food preparation through MCUP (Mantis Community...

Settlers Park Craft Market jam-packed with goodies

Saturday morning was a fun time for residents and visitors who flocked to Don Powis Hall at Settlers Park village to meet friends and...
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PAHS thanks supporters and sponsors with snacks and sundowners

Port Alfred High School headmaster Clive Pearson welcomed sponsors, supporters and friends of the school to a Sundowners and Snacks evening at the PAHS...
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Port Alfred Rock and Surf achievements honoured

The Port Alfred Rock and Surf Club held its annual prize giving ceremony at Tash's Craft Bar last Saturday night. Chairman Gary du Randt...
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Enjoying Oktoberfest at the Pig

Locals and visitors enjoyed the Oktoberfest vibe in the garden at the Pig and Whistle Hotel this afternoon. Harry Lloyd entertained with live music,...