Sunday, September 22, 2019

Help light up elderly’s lives

BRINGING bright Christmas cheer for the sixth consecutive year, Dianne Grassi will be lighting up her Beacon Bay home with all things festive from Friday...

Baby centre hit again

More gates are stolen from struggling facility SALEM Baby Care Centre did not start the year on a very high note, as their main and...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Infant dies at EL creche

  The inconsolable sobs of a young mother echoed through Mzamomhle’s G-section informal settlement as she battled to accept her “playful” eight-month-old baby boy had...

Disparity in area glaring

A nauseating stench fills the air as residents from one side of the street watch the other side receive service delivery in Haven Hills,...

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...

Woman’s body found at East London mall’s parking area

The body of an unknown female was found at an underground parking of the Vincent Park Mall in East London earlier today. Vincent Park Mall...

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...

Ginger drink all the rage

After suffering from an auto immune disease, the benefits of ginger presented Simone Klaasen with a business opportunity to spread some “Ginger Love”. And a...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mdantsane woman stripped naked to open case against perpetrators

The young woman that was stripped naked and forced to parade in public by other women in Mdantsane has opened a case of crimen...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Mother found murdered in Amalinda, East London, flat

East London police are investigating a case of murder after a 37-year-old mother of one was found dead in her flat in Emerald Sky...

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...

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...

Mrs Eastern Cape 2018 crowned

MODELS strutted their stuff at the Mrs Eastern Cape 2018 held at the Legends Showcase in Berea, East London yesterday. Winner: Kelly-Ann Gower. Runner Up: Unetsie...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Brave fighter back on road to recovery

Despite living with severe health issues for most of her life, Charnelle Herbert, 17, is not letting her condition hold her back. This brave young...

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...

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,...

WATCH | NU3 family flees mob seeking justice

  A frightened Mdantsane family, fearing for their lives, was forced to flee their home on Saturday as the #JusticeForKamva protesters demanded that they vacate...

Morning of honour for City Life pastor

CITY Life Church will be holding a Morning of Honour for Pastor Dave Gernetzky as he prepares to transition after 35 years of ministry...

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...

Tears, joy as killer gangsters get life

Judge lashes out at culture of violence in northern areas Respected Port Elizabeth High Court Judge Glenn Goosen slated gang culture and its devastating effects...

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...

Woman vanishes at EL CBD taxi rank

A young woman on her first ever visit to East London has been reported missing amid fears that she may have been abducted. Charedene Myburgh,...

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...

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...

R50k reward for information

IN LINE with the SAPS’s back-to-basics policing approach, detectives have a mandate to thoroughly and responsively investigate every crime and to ensure that perpetrators...

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...