Friday, November 24, 2017

Beauty therapist a world winner

BEAUTY therapist, Cheryleen Webber is the first from The Beauty Clinic in East London to be accredited as one of the top beauty therapists...

Selborne ‘significance’

STARTED by the Selborne College U16A rugby coach Jono Kruger, the Tries for Lives initiative has raised R15000 for the King's Children's Home and...

Veggie gardens saving little lives

Project helps community to grow, make own baby food IN AN effort to help combat malnutrition in children, the Small Projects Foundation (SPF) has established...

Nahoon car guard prevents fire

Quick action might have saved family their home THE quick reaction of a Nahoon car guard may have saved a family their home, their belongings...

EL Zoo manager appears in court

Alison Roux, the manager of the East London Zoo has appeared briefly in court on a charge of animal cruelty. The case was postponed to...

Vicky Luff’s big birthday bash

THE DYNAMIC Body Studio-owner and Pilates instructor, Vicky Luff, will once again be using her birthday to celebrate generosity, love and giving. In previous years,...

Pair spread the love by helping those in need

MARION and Matthew Peake are going out of their way to make sure that those who are hungry are fed, not just physically but...

BREAKING: BCM leaves Child Welfare powerless.

The Buffalo City Metro Municipality (BCMM) have turned off East London Child Welfare's electricity. Due to East London Child Welfare's financial struggles over the past...

New Sharpley book to help others

GASTER Sharpley’s book launch took place on Monday at BMW in Berea and was attended by more than 50 people, including Buffalo City Metro...

Residents, security staff make arrest

GONUBIE Protect has once again ensured the safety and security of their community by assisting in making an arrest this week. On Tuesday, what started...

East London community rallies together to help victims of Knysna fires

AS THE Knysna fires raged on leaving destruction in its wake, the East London community were busy mobilising, hard at work collecting, sorting and...

Fraud accused tracked to EL

After her fame during the Pistorius trial, Brenda Wardle faces prosecution herself, writes Kathryn Kimberley A legal commentator, author, qualified nurse and law student who evaded...

PnA Ultimate Performer

The preliminary rounds of the PnA Ultimate performer took place over the weekend at Vincent Park. Many youngsters participated, showing off their talents ( from...

Student causes a NSFAS after R14m ‘mistake’

By Jan Bornman A Walter Sisulu University student who accidentally received a R14 million payment on her student debit card will be liable after allegedly spending...

Parkside benefits from W4C ‘surf therapy’ and support

AWARD-WINNING organisation Waves for Change (W4C) proves that the ocean has magical healing powers. The organisation uses surfing as therapy to change and heal lives. Operating...

Thousands of bikers set for roaring event

AFRICA Bike Week will cruise into East London on April 27, bringing about 8000 bikers with it. Sponsored by Harley Davidson, Bike Week is a...

Another horrific EC accident claims four lives

Four people have been killed, and another critically injured in a horrific accident on the R72, about 50km from East London this morning. According to...

Our hero of hope

Cancer survivor, Leonie  chosen for elite group EAST Londoner  Leonie Harry has been selected by the American Cancer Society to be a Global Relay for Life...

East London Fashion Walk to be bigger and better

Fashion show to re-launch as full operational fashion week Auditions for East London Fashion Walk took place at Hemingways Mall on Saturday. 50 models were...

BCM dancers keep in step at championships

NICOLE Windell's Steps of Style Dance Studio performed well in the South African Championships of Performing Arts last week and many dancers were chosen...

Six-woman gang rob Vincent Mall store

Cambridge police are searching for a six-woman crime gang in their 30s in connection with theft after they entered Exact store at Vincent Park...

Cemeteries in BCM of serious concern

EL public demand answers on neglect THE East London public are outraged and are demanding answers from Buffalo City Metro (BCM) as to why the...

Water bill nightmare

Queries over inflated costs, fall on deaf ears, say residents BUFFALO City Metro (BCM) resident, Corrie Koekemoer has been attempting to rectify her incorrect water...

Top SA women squash players share knowledge

THE Beacon Bay Country Club Squash team had the privilege of being coached by South Africa’s finest women squash players. South African women’s No1, Siyoli...

Teen scoops top honour in ballet

TALENTED Phikolwethu Luke, 16, received the prestigious Mabel Ryan Award for his Grade Five ballet exam last year. Luke was among the many prize winners...

GO! People – Anastasia (Tessa) Botha

Occupation? DA ward councillor – Buffalo City Municipality (councillor for ward 4 which includes Selborne, Vincent, Berea and Cambridge among others) What motivates you to achieve...

No seat of learning

Parkside Grade Rs forced to sit on bricks PARKSIDE Primary School’s Grade R pupils have been using bricks, crates, benches and 20-litre buckets as seats,...

Popular ‘Back to the 80s’ showstopper to enthrall

IF YOU missed it the first time, you will be happy to know that Showstoppers – Back to the 80s will return for one...

Huge relief for NPOs

A R6.7-MILLION lifeline has been thrown to cash-starved non-profit organisations (NPOs) by the Eastern Cape department of social development. This comes after the department made huge cuts to...

Woman’s mission to save dogs

AN EAST London woman has set out to establish and run the new Public Benefit Organisation (PBO), Born in a Cage, to save dogs. Robyn...

Lilyfontein gets green handshake with award

IN THEIR 10th year of being an eco-school, Lilyfontein is the first school in East London to receive the prestigious Diamond Decade Award from...

GO! People – Dave Rankin

DAVID JOHN RANKIN   Question: What is your occupation? Answer: I am an entrepreneur/lecturer and currently doing my MBA. Q: Community/charity work? A: I am a member of...

Sonwa out to get you footloose

GET ready to perfect your fan-kicks and Chainés! East London-born star Sonwa Sakuba is back in town and will be hosting a dance workshop on...

Paying it forward: Vicky’s birthday bash a success.

LAST week the Dynamic Body Studio-owner and Pilates instructor, Vicky Luff, held a show in honour of her birthday. The show was aimed at raising...

Couple turns around lives

Former prostitute, gangster hope to inspire youth with their books FORMER drug addict and prostitute Vera Qwesha, together with her former gangster husband, Sakhi Monona,...

2000 children at risk as BCM cuts power

Almost 2000 children may soon be unable to access foster care grants and other forms of state aid. The East London Child Welfare (ELCW) administration block...

Scout’s honour for young Bok Earning highest achievement took grit

FOR the first time in 10 years, a young man is the recipient of the pinnacle of scouting achievement, the Springbok award. After a challenging...

Life just got easier for BCM pre-payers

BUFFALO City Metro (BCM) residents will be pleased to know that they can now purchase BCM electricity in the comfort of their own homes...

Drifting away on sound cloud of old masters

IF YOU were sitting in my lounge and I asked you to identify the pianist performing so elegantly on my CD player at the...

GO People- Trystan Viaene

Q: Occupation? And/or community/charity work? A: Owner of Hype! Public Relations Q: What motivates you to achieve more in life? A: My family. They keep me motivated...

Lace up the tekkies for a humble cause

IT’S time to lace up your tekkies for a good cause. National Tekkie Tax day is an annual fundraising campaign for a large mix of...

Outreach warms hearts

Thumbs up for Lions feeding scheme at Breidbach Clinic NEEDY people and patients of Breidbach Clinic have commended and praised the Lions for a soup...

Young maths boffs helping needy peers

    “IT BEGINS with a desire”. These are the words from the founders of Omega Junior, a community organisation that aims to create a sense...

Excitement as Action Arte’s circus act comes to town

ALL the way from Cape Town, the Action Arte Foundation is performing in East London at Tea in the Trees this weekend. Established three years...

Clarendon old girl’s handy tips on art

THE Clarendon High School for Girls matric art class were treated to a visit from Clarendon alumni and South African-born conceptual artist Susan Striepe. The...

UPDATED: Hudson Park Primary School Carnival gallery

Last weekend Hudson Park Primary School held its annual carnival, where kids, parents, teachers and supporters had fun with various activities and prizes to...

Jafta now oncologist

THE Rotary Club of East London has welcomed back Rotarian Dr Zuki Jafta who recently qualified as a radiation oncologist. Jafta spent four years commuting...

EL group takes a fashionable stand

Gents in Couture to drive away chill A GROUP of young male professionals are collecting blankets and warm winter clothes to donate to a needy...

Youngster revved up by sponsored motorcycle

IN RECOGNITION for his performances in the MX circuit, Beaconhurst Primary School pupil, Jayden Bruce-Alexander has received a Yamaha YZ85 motocross motorcycle sponsored by...