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...

Group aims to assist families experiencing troubles, trauma

A new group has sprung up in East London that is looking to provide comfort and support to families and parents going through tough...

Rhonda’s dating service, Date Rite, launched in East London

Those looking for love this Valentine’s Day might want to look into Date Rite, a dating service run by Cuts by Rhonda owner Rhonda...

Winner’s ways benefit children

PNA’s Back-to-School colouring-in competition WITH school holidays having been extended, a challenge for many parents and guardians remains how to keep young children happily occupied. Thankfully...

EC police spokesperson retires after 35 years

Veteran EC police spokesperson Captain Jackson Manatha (60) is finally calling it a day after 35 years of loyal service. "I knew this day will...

We don’t need an award‚ we have SA’s love‚ says Gift...

While the Gift of the Givers team was deeply honoured by the social media call for it to be nominated for the 2021 Nobel...

School of Music rocking for 25 years

US radio personality Dick Clark once said that “music is the soundtrack of your life”. School of Music founder Widor Toit would certainly know a...

Open the beaches and let the wine flow, Winde pleads with...

Thousands of jobs and billions of rand are haemorrhaging from the Western Cape’s economy, premier Alan Winde said on Tuesday as he called for...

Team comes to DJ Sobey home’s rescue

In December, the GO! & Express reported that DJ Sobey Old Age Home was facing closure due to the failure of the department of...

SPCA calls for public support

It may be a new year, but for many organisations the old problems still remain. In October last year, the GO! & Express talked with...

Keeping your home and the people in it safe

Charnel Hattingh, head of marketing and communications for Fidelity ADT, is encouraging home owners to rethink their home security in relation to domestic workers...

Plenty of fun at Adventure Mile and Market

The Booti Brothers and their lime green octopus mascot for being the overall winners. Hope Schools was delighted to host their inaugural Adventure Mile and...

Mrs SA finalist hosts fundraiser for Women4Women

‘Fashion Meets Merc - Beauty Meets Benz’ was held at Hemingways Mall, marking the end of 16 Days of Activism Zikhona Ngxata is the only...

Call to help Stoney Drift resident rebuild her home

It's All About Image public officer Klaus Rodemann is calling for help in assisting Stoneydrift resident Nymeka Diko, whose shack burned down last year. Diko,...

EL Museum celebrates 96th anniversary

Last week saw the East London Museum celebrate its 96th birthday on Saturday. The museum has been a core part of the city's identity since...

Importance of organ donation

The “sad reality is that the need for life-saving organ transplants is increasing much faster than the organs are becoming available”. This is the lament...

Win an autographed copy of Campbell’s ‘The Choice’

Elizabeth Campbell and her husband, Jamie, will be presenting free-to-enter talks at St Nicholas United Church, Beacon Bay on Thursday December 10 from 6:45pm...

Musical reinterprets Joseph’s story

Few could have foreseen that what started out as a 15-minute pop cantata in 1968 would one day become a super hit spanning over...

Blocked drain to blame for wasted water in Berea – BCM

GOING TO WASTE: A small lake and stream form on the corner of Derby Road and Tecoma Street in Berea. According to residents, the...

What can men do to help end violence?

LIAM PARRISH Sixteen Days of Activism against gender-based violence (GBV) is here. While many of us are starting to lose hope that the scourge of violence...

Stay safe while out shopping

The festive shopping season is here and in addition to the necessary health and safety precautions neccessitated by the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, shoppers will...

Win autographed copy of local author’s book

The Campbells will hold two talks at St Nicholas United Church, Beacon Bay ARTIST, cartoonist and author, Elizabeth (Liz) Campbell (née Robertson) is the author...

Adventure awaits you at Christmas market at Hope

Situated just off Voortrekker Road in Summerpride is Hope Schools, an independent Christian school whose name couldn’t be more fitting. “Constrained by the love of...

Penny’s project to help many

PNA Stationers EL’s back-to-school colouring-in competition is on Penny, the monkey mascot of PNA Stationers East London, has a project with which everyone can help...

COMPETITION CLOSED – Win tickets to see Andre

Back by popular demand, East London’s favourite Andre the hilarious hypnotist will be back in town for what will have to be his absolute...

Damon dreams of New York stage

Artist calls for help to attend IMTA Convention Aspiring young East London actor Damon Briceland recently returned from the 10th Annual International Arts Talent Showcase...

Raising funds for child with cerebral palsy

Take a 500gr block of butter and another one of 250gr. Hold them in one hand and see how light they feel. That is roughly...

‘Don’t judge me, celebrate with me’

Businessman shares experience with substance abuse Addictions affect everybody and anybody and we should not be pre-judgemental about people who are addicts. So says Tubs...