Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Kenton Marina in good hands with Vuyo

KENTON Marina’s recently appointed external facilities manager Vuyo Nyumka has received high praise for his work ethic and boating skills. An experienced local fisherman Bob...

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...

WATCH: Surfing in the Kowie River

This video, taken by Anzelle Vermooten on the 23rd September, shows Lise Donaghy and her children Shikana, Elisha and Jotham making the most of...

Digital project to sell finest artwork in US

A former East Londoner with an inspiring inclination to promote high-end, handcrafted, beautiful wares that tell an African story, is on the lookout for...

First evening out in five months – Kenny’s Pub and Sports...

For all those who have longed to get out of the house and socialise, Tuesday afternoon and evening was a boon with pubs and...

Big freeze is about to happen  

Freezing temperatures are expected at the weekend caused by a cold front about to hit the country, with possible snowfalls forecast over the mountainous...

National Arts Festival reports a drop in attendance

Collaboration and innovation the way forward for Festival THE National Arts Festival, which ended in Grahamstown last Sunday, reported a 10% drop in attendance figures. Overall...
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Those young men and their flying machines

A static display of model aircraft at the model aircraft show at the Port Alfred High School fields on Saturday. The show, organised by...

The lowdown on the National Arts Festival

ARTS lovers and Festival fans have been grabbing their coffee, credit cards and calendars since the National Arts Festival’s 2017 programme went online and...

All the Easter Festival action

An action-filled eight-page compilation of some of the best moments during the Royal St Andrew's Easter Festival by Amazing Events with pictures, slideshows and...

Scuba-diver just ‘disappeared from the surface’

The family of a 72-year-old scuba-diver who vanished off the Eastern Cape coast have found strength in the knowledge that he “left” doing what...

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...

Bathurst BookFair set for record attendance

IT'S that time of year again when booksellers from near and far will gather to sell their wares at the 14th annual Bathurst BookFair,...

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...

Recipes to share – Sweet & Sticky Marinade for Chicken Braai

If you are in the mood for sweet and sticky braai chicken this is the recipe to try.             ...

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...

Insights and inspiration at the National Arts Festival

THE National Arts Festival is approaching its closing weekend with a line-up of exciting shows, including the sold-out Gala Concert and the works of...

Good news for the local property market?

Article from BUSINESSTECH Wealthy foreigners from these countries are buying property in South Africa right now As South Africa continues gradually emerging from the national lockdown,...
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Speedy re-entry

First three rubber ducks re-enter the Kowie River Mouth in the Barnacle Challenge on Sunday. It was the second day of rubber duck racing...

Grahamstown Cricket Board prize giving evening a roaring success

FOR all the cricketers who participate in the Pineapple Cricket Tournament, or play rural league cricket, Friday evening's prizegiving is the highlight of the...

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

Weekend rain for Cape‚ freeze for Jo’burg‚ sizzle for Durban

Capetonians need to haul out the winter woollies because a cold front bringing rain and snow is expected over the weekend, writes Petru Saal. “The...

Pictures showing town during lockdown

Sunday afternoon, walking along the riverbank and looking under the iconic Nico Malan Bridge, it is strange, often eirie, when out and about these...

Sport and recreation facilities to form part of tourism strategy plan

MEMBERS of the Ward 10 committee for sport and recreation met with Sunshine Coast Tourism and TotT last week to discuss and propose a...

Local man takes on great African pilgrimage for charity

LOCAL businessman and Port Alfred Round Table chairman Dominicue Averbuch is taking on the second leg of a magnificent personal and spiritual journey starting...

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...

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...

Big kob tows canoe angler

A FISHERMAN who hooked a 20.4kg kob fishing from the Kowie River bank, and then played it from a canoe over three hours, was...
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Fun and games at Port Alfred’s Indoor Swimming Pool

Pastor Lukhanyo Peter, who works in Peddie, arranged to bring through about 60 children for a day of swimming fun at the Indoor Pool...

Book review: Port Alfred – Its coming of age, by Mike...

Review by Rob Knowles Former mayor of Port Alfred, Mike Neave, has produced a book highlighting his period as a councillor and mayor during some...