New face of CPF Port Alfred

Heather Leichner

New CPF Port Alfred chair, Heather Leichner. Photo: Shirley Marais As the new chairperson of the CPF Port Alfred, Heather Leichner has the responsibility of facilitating liaison between the public and More...

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New face of CPF Port Alfred

Heather Leichner

New CPF Port Alfred chair, Heather Leichner. Photo: Shirley Marais As the new chairperson of the CPF Port Alfred, Heather Leichner has the responsibility of facilitating liaison More...

Two accidents cause havoc on R72

R72

Two accidents, a few hours apart, on the R72 near Kenton on Sea, were most probably caused by the same cow during the week, giving rise to traffic back-ups that lead to some More...

Historic Bathurst -helping to preserve Bathurst’s heritage

Bradshaw's Mill

Historic Bathurst, a body corporate formed in November last year, has been tasked with, among other things,  looking after Bradshaw’s Mill. Bradshaw’s Mill in Bathurst In More...

The Ploughman

The Ploughman – one of Bathurst’s best kept secrets

The Ploughman, adjacent to the Bathurst Agricultural Museum. Photo: Kevin Thomas Tucked away, but adjacent to, and part of the sprawling Bathurst Agricultural Museum complex, is More...

The Fig & Daisy opens its doors

The staff and owners of the Fig & Daisy restaurant-cum-coffee shop in Bathurst. Photo: Shirley Marais The Fig & Daisy restaurant and coffee shop in Bathurst opened on More...

No mercy for crimes against women

Magistrate Court

Magistrate’s Court, Port Alfred. Photo: Shirley Marais With just a week left before the start of the nationwide 16 Days of Activism More...

ON THE BEAT with Multi Security

Multi Security

As far as actual incidents of crime are concerned, this was thankfully another relatively quiet week for Multi Security;  however, they More...

Kevin Thomas Kevin Thomas – one of our weekly columnists

Kevin Thomas was born in British colonial Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) in 1950. In 1967 at age 17...

local art Liberating the genius within – by Andre Roodt

Andre Roodt is a local artist living in Bathurst, who writes a weekly column called Exposure for The...

Crazy River by Richard Grant Book Review – CRAZY RIVER : A PLUNGE INTO AFRICA

This week’s book review by published author, Lesley Cripps Thomson, is of Crazy River: A Plunge...

Whale watching comes to Port Alfred

whale watching

Whale watching, long part of the tourism résumé of other coastal towns in South Africa, was introduced in More...

National Parks Week launched

In an effort to promote access to the natural beauty that South Africa has to offer, South African National Parks (SANParks),..

Sunshine Coast Tourism going places

Sunshine Coast Tourism held their Annual General Meeting last week under the guidance of Rick Pryce, who took office after Carl Haller resigned..

Body of missing paddler, Mark Feather, found

Mark Feather

Mark Feather, 43, from Rivonia, Johannesburg, went missing during a surf-ski race in East London on Saturday. Forty More...

W/O Kilian Steyn is 2014 SAPS EC Service Excellence Award winner

KING WILLIAM’S TOWN – October 31, 2014:  W/O Kilian Steyn (East London K9 Unit) was crowned SAPS Eastern Cape Star of..

TBN Africa now FAITH Broadcasting Network

South Africa’s premier Christian television channel will be rebranding on 1 November 2014 from TBN Africa to FAITH Broadcasting Network. This..

New plastic bag specifications good for environment

plastic bags The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS) says manufacturers and retailers who do not comply with the revised compulsory plastic bag..

PANGOLINS – the most poached mammal on earth

Pangolin Pangolins are officially the most poached mammal on earth and whilst it  is fashionable to help protect the rhino and essential..
Bronzie Boy

What does the SPCA actually do?

The SPCA’s primary function is the prevention of cruelty to animals.    The Port Alfred SPCA covers a huge area from Alexandria..
Invasive plants

Invader plants and the environment

Invader plants are most sought after until a gardener gets to know, normally through their nursery, about the invader list that makes..
Pauline Lamerton

2014 Ndlambe Citizens of the Year

Congratulations to our 2014 Ndlambe Citizens of the Year, Pauline Lamerton, Jo Wilmot (runner-up) and Young Citizen of the Year, Sigcobise..