Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Taxi drivers take lessons in manners

University, manufacturer join in helping educate those in the industry Taxi drivers are breaking the stereotype that minimal requirements are needed to make it in...

STIRLING LODGE Birthday Celebration 2018 (Photo’s supplied)

Stirling Lodge celebrated their 60th anniversary. Residents and stakeholders were invited to mark the occasion at their premises in Epsom Road, Stirling. Pictures supplied. ...

Warning | Bunkers Hill power outage

The electricity supply will be interrupted to consumers supplied by the Buffalo City Metro in Bunkers Hill on Tuesday from  9am to 4pm. According city...

MOPAR 4 HOUR ENDURANCE 2018

The MOPAR 4 HOUR Endurance 2018 was recently held in East London. Photo's supplied   ...

Fine works for Quilt Show

The East Coast Quilter’s Guild (ECQG) are hosting their annual quilt show at the Courtney Latimer Hall from Friday, November 9 until Saturday, November...

East London home rentals under pressure

Two weeks ago, the GO! & Express discussed the state of the East London housing market with feedback from Sean Coetzee of Pam Golding...

Compassionate Friends to hold special service for bereaved families

Compassionate Friends will host be hosting their annual Candle Lighting Memorial Ceremony at the Stirling Presbyterian Church on Monday, November 19. The ceremony is dedicated...

Nature’s Rest hosts at fun run for a good cause

NATURE'S Rest hosted a beach fun run and charity market day on Saturday to create a platform for local charity organisations to raise funds...

Baseball tourney a hit Six schools compete

The Mongezi Mali U13 baseball tournament took place last week with six schools competing against each other at NU13 Sakhile Senior Primary School in...

Electrifying partnership sparks hope for centre

Global consulting, engineering, procurement and construction company Black & Veatch, in partnership with a non-profit organisation Caring for Orphans in Rural Areas (CORA) and...

WATCH: Police run for cover after being chased by protesters in...

It was a tough week for police in the Eastern Cape‚ who had to run for cover when they were stoned by protesters in...

Prisoners give their testimony

The department of correctional services (DCS) held a three-day moral regeneration round-table dialogue between officials and offenders at West Bank prison hall. Under the theme...

Viva Ensemble’s debut

UPDATE: An incorrect version of this article was originally published in the GO! & Express. We apologise for the inaccuracies and have updated it...

Scrapbooking for cancer

Malinda Pitcher, from The Paperdoll, an East London-based scrapbooking group, hosted Pink Scrap Day at the NG Kerk, Greenfields on Saturday. Over More than 40...

Communities should vote for police commanders, says IRR report

Communities should be allowed to vote for – or have a significant influence over the appointment of – their station commander‚ in order to...

Kazeka shares her journey with cancer

East London-born writer and columnist Kazeka Kuse shared her journey on living with stage three breast cancer, at Luthari Health Centre in Mdantsane on...

Reach for Recovery thanksgiving

Breast cancer support group Reach for Recovery, a breast cancer support group, will host a thanksgiving service on Monday at the Cambridge Methodist Church. Committee...

NATIONAL SCRAPBOOKING DAY 2018. Photos by Wendy Kretschmann and Cameron Kretschmann

OVER 40 SCRAPBOOKERS gather at the N.G. Church, Greenfields to raise funds for CANSA. The Paperdolls dressed symbolically  in pink to highlight breast cancer.

DCS, Nicro continue work

  Nicro and the department of correctional services (DCS) launched their Ex-Offender Programme at the West Bank prison hall on Thursday. At the launch, the department...

Transgender discrimination is worse if you are poor

When Linda Zakiyya Chamane finally made it to the police station late at night‚ her white jacket dirty and torn‚ bruises covering her body‚...

Breath of Life needs help

Breath of Life is in need of donations for the children that are under in their care. The GO! reported ( “Giving babies a...

Pet owners invited to ELAW chipathon

East London Animal Welfare (ELAW), in partnership with Identipet, will be hosting their first ever Pet Chipathon at Bellafides Private School on Saturday October...

Nahoon Methodist Church turns 97 – Gallery

FLOWER POWER: The Nahoon Methodist Church celebrated its 97th birthday on October 13 with an array of beautiful, bright flower arrangements. The 85-year-old Maggie...

Diary of growing up gay turns into book

A former East London local, Georgie Calverley, has penned a book about his life journey growing up in CC Lloyd township in Buffalo Flats. A...

Three years of training sees Cindy lift title

Cindy Dredge is a crown jewel in South African women’s bodybuilding after coming first at the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB) South African Championships...

Still beautiful at 100

  Lily Kirchmann Old Age Home was filled with much joy as Katharina Hayes, affectionately known as Lu, celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday October...

Youngsters go all out at rugby tourney

  Local rugby tournament Mdantsane Rugby Development Tournament took place last on Saturday October 06 at the NU1 Mdantsane rugby fields, with 10 ten teams...

NSPCA concerned after bear euthanased at zoo

  The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) has expressed concern after a female bear at the East London Zoo was euthanased earlier this week. The bear...

Steps everyone can take to save water

As a largely coastal area, BCM assures us that we aren’t in are not facing a drought crisis yet but that’s no reason to...

Kwaito star Thulani juggles a day job too

  Mdantsane musician Thulani Nqambi, 36, is a kwaito muscian who is passionate about his work. Nqambi fell in love with kwaito in 1995, back when...

Spreading pet food drive

After losing his cat, Komga Junior School headboy Colby Kean, 13, started Pixie’s Pet Drive two years ago to collect and donate food to...

Fund raiser boost for EL church

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church will a host a fund raising event on October 10 in a bid to buy new instruments for their church...

Burnt-out houses become magnet for criminal activities

A house which has stood abandoned in Southernwood for six years is again frustrating residents who claim the property is being used as both...

Dance competition to get Mdantsane moving

Lovers of dance can look forward to Kings and Queens of Street Dance Monti that will take place at Mdantsane Indoor Sports Centre on...

Tayla makes waves

SIX years ago, Tayla de Coning, 17, fell in love with surfing after watching locals hitting the waves at Nahoon Beach while taking a...

Women embrace ‘Doek’ festivities

Doek on Fleek, a national event aimed at women empowerment, made its way to East London for the first time on Saturday September 22...

Going back to the 90s

EAST London Performing Arts Society (ELPAS) will be entertaining locals on October 4 to 6 at the Arts Theatre with their Back to the...

Reach for a dream breakfast celebrates birthday milestone

Reach for a Dream is celebrating three decades of bringing hope, joy and healing to the children who have been fighting life-threatening illnesses. Dennis Collins...

Dolls bring dementia relief

East London local Sonnette Stander started an initiative of collecting dolls for people who have dementia, after seeing her mother who is a resident...

Photographic Competition: Week 3 Winner

ZEBRA CROSSING:  Taken a few years ago at Mpongo Park Game Reserve, week 3's winning photo by Linda Erasmus reflects the loving nature of...

Youth drive hosts tournament

Mdantsane youth organisation Manyano Youth Development Drive had its first U13 Spring Cup rugby tournament  on Saturday at the NU 1 Mdantstane rugby fields. Tournament...