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LATEST LOCAL NEWS

Eden DM performs outstandingly at the “SA Toughest Firefighter Alive 2018” competition

It is with great pleasure to announce that the Eden District Municipality firefighters once again proved to be the toughest competitors of the “South African Toughest Firefighter Alive” competition, when they brought back the trophies to the Eden district the past weekend.

Knysna Council gives the go-ahead for SLA with WESGRO

At a Council meeting yesterday, August 13th the Knysna Council confirmed that they will enter into an agreement with Wesgro to manage its constitutional mandate in terms of tourism and destination marketing.

Brand new fire engine for Knysna Fire Services

Knysna municipality has expanded its fleet by the acquisition of a R3.6 million fire engine.  Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse was delighted to receive the keys of the Fire Department’s latest addition, a new fire engine on Wednesday, 8 August.

Knysna Municipality honours Greater Knysna women on Women’s Day

On August 9th, women from all over Greater Knysna Municipality came together at an event at the Brenton Community Hall to celebrate women’s achievements and the important contribution women have made in building an Inclusive, Innovative and Inspired society.

Carpe Diem School Gourmets & Gourmands championed by Hartman’s 10 years later still a triumph

After 10 years the Carpe Diem School Gourmets and Gourmands championed by Hartman’s still delivers the magic. 

Confirmed participation list for Thousand Sensations

NMU George Campus Executive Public Lecture Series

NMU will be present a series of lunch-time lectures starting today.

R19.5 million upgrade of the Sedgefield Waste Water Treatment Works

Knysna Municipality has carried out refurbishments and upgrades worth R19.5 million at the Sedgefield Waste Water Treatments Works (WWTW).

Gold for De Krans at Gold Wine Awards

De Krans Wine Cellar was recently awarded seven Gold medals at the 2018 Gold Wine Awards. The medals were awarded to their De Krans Premium Moscato Red 2017, De Krans Free-Run Chenin Blanc 2018, De Krans Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2017, De Krans Pinotage Rosé 2018, De Krans Basket Press Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, De Krans Touriga Nacional 2017 and De Krans Cape Vintage 2016.

Nolans: Blockhouse Shutters | Price freeze promotion

Cuningham’s Island Guest House has won a 2018 Travellers’ Choice Award!

Alfa & Omega NBS: People are the most important investment in your business

For an overview of our service offering kindly view the short video. 


LATEST LOCAL SPORTS NEWS

SWD Cricket Academy intake 2018/19

The main aim of the Academy is to broaden the player base within the province as well as providing depth to the senior squad and furthermore to develop players for them to be able to make the step up to the senior team. 

Pinnacle Point comes out on top once again

Pinnacle Point Golf Course has received yet another internationally recognised accolade, being voted in to the Top-10 of the World’s Most Beautiful Courses.

View my “2018 Glacier Storms River Traverse” images

This beautiful and untouched gem of the Garden Route plays host to riders on this 3-day mountain bike stage ride.  Images by www.zcmc.co.za

CANSA Relay For Life George

We are launching CANSA Relay For Life George 2019 this coming Saturday, 18th August at The Garden Route Mall – opposite Musica.

IAAF Continental Cup

Jo-Ané van Dyk has been selected for the African team for next month’s IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava.

SOUTHERN CAPE WOMEN’S OPEN & JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

Venue: Knysna Golf Club.  Date: 25 – 26 August 2018.  Closing date: 20th August 2018 at 12noon

Prince Albert Cycles – Gourmet Cycling Experience

The Prince Albert Cycles has been conducting cycle adventures for 30 years in Namaqualand, Limpopo Province and the Karoo and has recently teamed up with The Real Food Company to offer a real Karoo cycling and gourmet experience in and around Prince Albert.


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PRESS RELEASES

New revitalised Angels Tears Moscato takes flight

Angels Tears Moscato – the heavenly natural sweet wine made from a 27-year old vineyard on Grande Provence Heritage Wine…

Rhubarb & Lime to offer health-based cuisine at Goodnight Market

Rhubarb & Lime, a local retro-chic coffee shop and restaurant, will present a special health-based menu at the SPAR Goodnight…

Madibaz determined to shine in netball opener

The SPAR Madibaz team are determined to put on a display worthy of the occasion when the Varsity Netball tournament…


REGULAR COLUMNS & OPINION PIECES

Women standing tall

Most young women would love to live a carefree lifestyle filled with delicious lunches, Jimmy Choo handbags and lattes. Of…

Pam Golding Property group expands technology offering with acquisition of Eazi.com

The Pam Golding Property group has confirmed that it has acquired the on-line, digital estate agency Eazi.com. Says Dr Andrew…

No investment without property rights

President Ramaphosa recently deployed four investment envoys with a target of raising $100bn in investments over the next five years.…

Aim of 5 Continents Drive is to make “ever- better cars”

Brian Joss – In late August, Toyota will start the fifth leg of the 5 Continents Drive Project in Africa,…

Moment of truth for “Young Guns” in Electrothread Rally

Brian Joss – The Young Guns team up again this weekend, with a single objective in mind: to win the HMC…

Cartoon – Concourt Delivery

Treasury’s possible challenges following the VAT Panel report

14 August 2018: The recommendations put forward by the review panel on the zero-rating of certain items for Value-Added Tax…


Until next time…

Bruce

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