Monday, July 4, 2022

Surfers Challenge – Three races under one umbrella

The three races on offer at the annual Surfers Challenge could not be more different from one another in respect of terrain, required effort...

Popular Surfers Challenge back

The 47th Surfers Challenge takes place on Saturday February 26, having skipped a year in 2021 due to government lockdowns across the globe. The event,...

Registration for Discovery Surfers Challenge now open

Entries are open for the 2022 Discovery Surfers Challenge, which will be taking place on February 26. Runners can sign up for four possible races...

Lots of mirth at KGB annual prize giving

There was lots of laughter and good-natured ribbing at the annual KGB Golf lunch at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club (RPAGC) recently. The golfing...

Rock and Surf anglers reel in possibly heaviest catch yet

The second round of the Claude Pittaway Round Robin took place on November 13 in pleasant weather conditions in the morning and then a...

SA Croquet National tournament

BRIAN MCLEAN The Port Alfred Bowls and Croquet Club recently hosted a highly successful South African Croquet National tournament with a record 65 players attending...

G2C mountain bike race returns this weekend

The eighth year of the G2C (originally the Grahamstown to Sea) mountain bike event which takes place on Sunday November 7 has some exciting...

Tide Times – Port Alfred- Eastern Cape – November 4 to...

November High Low 4 1539 0321 2156 0929 5 1614 0357 2231 1005 6 1650 0433 2308 1042 7 1727 0511 2346 1120 8 1806 0551 ---- 1200 9 1848 0635 0026 1244 10 1942 0727 0112 1339 11 2116 0847 0214 1511

German and South African rowers join together on Friendship Tour

Rowing along iconic rivers in the Eastern and Western Cape, Germans from the Ruderverein Rowing Club and rowers from the Vikings Rowing Club from...

Kowie Pigeon Racing Club ‘baby’ pigeon auction

The Kowie Pigeon Racing Club (KPRC) is holding a "baby" pigeon auction and steak braai on Saturday October 30 at the Port Alfred Country...

Tides – Port Alfred – October 28 to November 4

October   High Low 28 0748 1959 1357 0128 29 1006 2258 1700 0251 30 1221 ---- 1852 0535 31 1315 0043 1930 0652 November 1 1353 0131 2013 0738 2 1429 0210 2047 0816 3 1504 0246 2121 0853 4 1539 0321 2156 0929

Tides- Port Alfred – October 21 to October 28

October   High Low 21 0411 1622 1016 2237 22 0436 1647 1041 2302 23 0501 1712 1106 2327 24 0527 1736 1131 2353 25 0552 1801 1157 ---- 26 0620 1828 1224 0019 27 0655 1900 158 0048 28 0748 1959 1357 0128

Kowie Striders run to highlight problems with prostate cancer

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Port Alfred's running club, the Kowie Striders, ran from their home base at the Country Club to the Heritage Mall and back late Friday...

Tides – Port Alfred – October 14 to October 21

October   High Low 14 ---- 1132 0428 1813 15 0021 1314 0647 1937 16 0135 1401 0746 2019 17 0217 1435 0824 2051 18 0249 1504 0856 2120 19 0318 1531 0924 2146 20 0345 1557 0950 2212 21 0411 1622 1016 2237

Look out for purple Speedos in town this Friday

Wearing a Speedo to run around your neighbourhood is probably not on everybody’s to-do list, however, annually, South African men take to the streets...

Tides – Port Alfred – October 7 to October 14

October   High Low 7 1637 0419 2253 1029 8 1710 0452 2326 1102 9 1744 0527 ---- 1136 10 1819 0602 0000 1211 11 1858 0641 0037 1250 12 1947 0727 0119 1337 13 2125 0842 0218 1503 14 ---- 1132 0428 1813

Hole in one for the Port Alfred Soup Kitchen

Build It managing director and franchise holder Andre Swanepoel sponsored the Port Alfred Soup Kitchen Golf Day at the Royal Port Alfred Golf Club...

Tides – Port Alfred – September 30 to October 7

September   High Low 30 1120 ---- 1814 0340 October 1 1322 0023 1941 0655 2 1401 0135 2017 0746 3 1433 0213 2048 0821 4 1503 0245 2118 0853 5 1534 0316 2149 0924 6 1605 0347 2220 0956 7 1637 0419 2253 1029

Local karate dojo needs support

Former local councillor and now Member of the Provincial Legislator (MPL), Jane Cowley has been an ardent supporter of Clive Naido’s karate initiative since...

Colour run 2021 pictures

Talk of the Town sponsored the yellow powder paint stand for the Port Alfred High School colour run last Saturday, with runners passing through...

Tides – Port Alfred -September 16 to September 23

September   High Low 16 0018 1324 0658 1942 17 0146 1419 0805 2033 18 0234 1458 0847 2111 19 0310 1529 0921 2143 20 0342 1559 0951 2212 21 0411 1626 1019 2239 22 0438 1652 1046 2306 23 0504 1718 1111 2332

Tides – Port Alfred – September 9 to September 16

September   High Low 9 1735 0516 2349 1126 10 1808 0548 ---- 1158 11 1843 0622 0023 1233 12 1922 0658 0059 1310 13 2010 0742 0140 1354 14 2135 0846 0237 1540 15 ---- 1115 0431 1750 16 0018 1324 0658 1942

Healing Horses is ready to gallop forward

Healing Horses is a member of Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA). Having begun operations in 2018, Healing Horses builds confidence and stamina in...

Running for a cause

If you have ever run a half-marathon of 21km you understand that a lot of preparation is required to run such a distance and...

Tides – Port Alfred – September 2 to September 9

September   High Low 2 1348 0051 1957 0731 3 1430 0159 2040 0819 4 1502 0239 2114 0853 5 1533 0312 2145 0923 6 1602 0343 2215 0954 7 1633 0414 2246 1024 8 1704 0444 2317 1055 9 1735 0516 2349 1126

Run Henry, run, for charity

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RUN HENRY RUN: Henry Cock was joined by members of the Kowie Striders when he visited Port Alfred on Saturday to complete his 52nd...

Tides – Port Alfred – August 26 to September 2

  August   High Low 26 0602 1820 1211 0005 27 0629 1847 1237 0033 28 0655 1915 1303 0101 29 0723 1946 1331 0130 30 0757 2027 1405 0204 31 0856 2159 1509 0257 September 1 1206 ---- 1826 0522 2 1348 0051 1957 0731

Tides – Port Alfred – August 19 to August 26

August   High Low 19 0136 1418 0804 2030 20 0235 1506 0855 2118 21 0320 1545 0936 2157 22 0358 1620 1012 2232 23 0432 1653 1044 2305 24 0504 1723 1115 2336 25 0533 1752 1143 ---- 26 0602 1820 1211 0005

Tides- Port Alfred – August 12 to August 19

August   High Low 19 0136 1418 0804 2030 20 0235 1506 0855 2118 21 0320 1545 0936 2157 22 0358 1620 1012 2232 23 0432 1653 1044 2305 24 0504 1723 1115 2336 25 0533 1752 1143 ---- 26 0602 1820 1211 0005