Understanding panic attacks

Last week, the GO! & Express discussed the issue of burnout in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month. For this week's instalment, we will...

We can all play our part to help

Sponsor challenge participants to lose weight and contribute towards Logan's medical expenses Four months have gone by since the Fit For Logan Challenge was launched...

Knowing the signs of burnout

July is Mental Health Awareness Month and in recognition, the GO! & Express will publish a series of three articles examining three common mental...

Thanks for help in tough times

Centre needs beanbag chairs for children What would we do without support and contributions particularly in these very difficult times when everyone, individuals and business...

Changing habits and mindsets is not impossible

The Fit for Logan Challenge article published on April 15 was titled “A season of change”. My weight loss journey has proven that headline to...

East London’s own ‘golden girl’ celebrates birthday

East London's own “golden girl” Joyce Guggenbichler celebrated her 91st birthday on Friday June 25. Guggenbichler has an interesting story to tell about a...

Celebrating athletes with cerebral palsy

Athletes conquer condition to succeed The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games is set to open on Tuesday August 24 and will end on Sunday September 5,...

Reader poem: Summer in South Africa

Summer by the sea and It’s so beautiful to stop And see watching the Children smiling so bright Having fun in the warm Summer sunlight feeling the warmth On my...

IATS auditions at Guild Theatre

Auditions for the latest International ARTS Talent Showcase (IATS) will be taking place at the EL Guild Theatre on Saturday June 26. The IATS is...

Enabling activities boost your motor functionality

Cerebral palsy sufferers benefit from therapeutic stimulation and exercise Though cerebral palsy does hold restrictions, there are still sufferers who have sufficient functionality that enables...

July 2021 payment dates for SASSA Social Grants

SASSA Social Grant July 2021 SASSA has recently released a payment schedule for the month of July, and are as follows: Older Person’s Grants will...

Adopt a room at Canaan Care Centre

Come on board with GO! & Express as part of your 67 minutes Nelson Mandela International Day or Mandela Day as it has come to...

Logan Bartle turns three

Monday, May 31 2021 was a day of celebration in the Bartle household as Logan Trevor Bartle turned 3 years of age. Celebrations began a...

‘Adopt a room for Canaan Care Centre, brighten our world’

LEIGH TEBBUT Canaan Care Centre is a non-profit organisation for profoundly physically and intellectually disabled children. Our centre consists of a therapy day-centre and a home-from-home...

Magical visit to Canaan Care Centre

Specific needs are taken into consideration   Albert Einstein is quoted as saying: “The only source of knowledge is  experience.” These words proved to be true when...

Progress in our fitness challenge

It has been 11 weeks since the majority of us began our journey with the Fit for Logan Challenge. This puts us at around one...

UGGs, Crocs and slippers put their stamp on work-from-home wardrobe

GILLIAN McANISH Hands up if you wear heels or formal shoes as often as you did 15 months ago. No takers? That is no surprise as, during...

DJ Sobey launches community garden project

JOE JAPHTA There was excitement and a festive atmosphere on Saturday as the DJ Sobey Home launched its community garden project. Project organiser Jerenice Goosen said...

Register for Arise Africa Prayer Conference

Registration is open for the third Arise Africa Prayer Conference, which will take place at Braelyn Christian Church in East London from August 20...

Logan’s mom tells her tale

Born by C-section at 27 weeks, weighing 760g It’s important for us all to remember that Logan Bartle is not only a little boy who...

Living with cerebral palsy

Liezel Wellen explains what it is like to have CP “When one has a disability it is important to know and understand your limitations. I...

Young models share passion for helping others

For Miss Teenager SA finalists Lunathi Jaceeni and Sarah-Jayne Johnson, it was a love of helping the community that first got them involved in...

Caring for Canaan

“Every child with a disability should be treated with love, respect and dignity and be given the best life that one can give them....

What is cerebral palsy?

“Fit for Logan” aims to raise funds for Logan Bartle who has CP. Over the past few weeks, a few of the participants have shared...

The journey to adopting a pet

Don't shop, adopt is the unofficial motto at the East London SPCA and kennel manager Melanie Fraser says they take the adoption process very...

Tips on how to keep safe during a fire

Over the past few days, headlines have been dominated by the devastating fire that has torn through Cape Town. While thankfully no casualties have been...

Remembering EL’s early struggle icon, Dr Rubusana

Saturday April 17 marked the 85th anniversary of the passing of Dr Mpilo Walter Rubusana, an East London local who had a number of...

Goodbye little pink elephant

Many years ago I was born in the then little dorp of Uitenhage weighing 7lbs 3 ounces (just over 3kgs). I was the apple of...

Potjie cooks raise over R10,000 for good cause

Three BCM locals have found a delicious way to raise money for a good cause. Shameer Jogie, Jaid Maina and Larissa Maina recently came together...

Giving back

Mfesane Day Care Centre in Cambridge Location was the last of the four schools to receive stationery and reading material donated by the  East London...

A season of change

  Pictures of me as a baby show chubby cheeks and so-called bangles around my wrists. I lost some of my ‘baby fat’ by the time...

Breaking free from chains

“Doing this to raise funds for Logan Bartle is the cherry on the top for me as helping such a precious boy makes my...

Help make a young dream come true on Slipper Day

With Slipper Day just over a month away, the Reach for a Dream Foundation is urging BCM residents to get involved and help them...

Exercise, lose kilos for a good cause

Pot O'Curry owner finds ways to help others How much more can a person give than what they have given already? For many people, generosity is...

Watch – 5 Keys, 1 winner in draw for R50,000

Click on the link below to watch the finals. https://youtu.be/jJykuLqTnZk

Nominations open for Local Heroes 2021

Entries for the 2021 Daily Dispatch and Johnson & Johnson Local Heroes are officially open, and organisers are calling for readers to nominate inspirational...

In search of DJ Sobey’s life story

For Vincent resident Joe Japhta, the obsession started with a news article. “The GO! & Express had written an article about what's happening at DJ...

Girl receives buggy to assist mobility

"Disabled children are equally entitled to an exciting and brilliant future. We must see to it that we remove the obstacles to events like this,...

Get fit for a good cause

Campaign launched to raise funds as well as to create awareness concerning cerebral palsy.     Logan Bartle has become a household name in our community over...

Grandmother honoured with new orchid for 90th birthday

It’s not every day your gran turns 90. To celebrate this momentous milestone, Gregg Brill, an avid orchid grower, named a new hybrid after...

Pink Lady back in business with new premises

Morgan Bay-based business, The Pink Lady, is up and running once again after losing their premises when the landlord declined to renew the rent...

EL Child and Youth Care Centre needs your help

The East London Child and Youth Care Centre (ELCYCC) is urgently calling on community members to assist in providing grocery donations for those entrusted...

Library’s new PC lab stuck in limbo

Concerns have been raised after construction of a new computer lab at the Beacon Bay Public Library appears to have ground to a halt. The...

WATCH: PNA Stationers East London Back-to-School Win-a-Car Draw

https://youtu.be/TufqtxAN_pg This is the video of the audited draw which took place recently. The handover of the brand new Suzuki S-presso will take place today at...

The dangers of ‘free to a good home’

You've no doubt seen the posters before, either pinned to a shop noticeboard, taped to a window or posted on social media: a picture...

Picking a winner

LUCKY DRAW - Page Group's, Greg Hofart, digs through the 7000 plus entries to select one lucky winner in this year's PNA East London's,...

Penny’s Project Delivers

Beneficiaries receive boxes full of goodies     SUCH was the generosity of the East London community that four beneficiaries were identified to receive contributions made towards...

Community asked to help find missing dog

Cambridge couple Tish and John Goodrich are still searching for their missing dog, who escaped from their yard on January 18. “She likes to dig,...

GO! & Express is committed to providing news far and wide

26 years after its founding, the GO! & Express continues in its mission of delivering honest and reliable news to the BCM community. The current...

EL businessman donates sporting goods

Gary Rieger, owner and founder of Rieger Hire in Gonubie, further cemented a decades-long partnership on Monday when he donated a number of rugby...