Friday, May 29, 2020

Hope pupils visit local police station

  Cambridge SAPS played host to 21 pupils from Hope Preparatory School yesterday. in order to educate them on issues of safety yesterday. Captain Mluleki Mbi said...

Cops swoop on Vincent Heights tik lab after accidental discovery

By Staff Reporters A secret drug lab manufacturing crystal methamphetamine (tik) was discovered by mistake in the upmarket East London suburb of Vincent Heights yesterday afternoon. East...

Chess club needs help with training, equipment

The King Chess Club is in desperate need of assistance to equip their growing number of members with training in the game of chess and has...

Peggy Netsa hosts fun day

NON-Profit Organisation Peggy Nesta Foundation recently held its first event of 2018 – a Kids Easter Fun Day, at Pefferville Primary School. Former Chippa United...

Big turnout at DD fun run

EAST London’s festive season kicked off with a bang when the Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run, supported by SPAR Eastern Cape, was held in...

Couple reach 50 milestone

OWEN and Estelle Bahlmann celebrate their golden wedding anniversary on Saturday. Owen Bahlmann met Estelle Wrede at a War Memorial Dance in King William’s Town...

Jaziel Brothers all set for The Venue gig

MULTI award-winning duo Jaziel Brothers will grace the East London stage this Saturday with their most loved songs, performing at The Venue at Hemingways. They...

Help GO! deliver hope to hungry

THE “wants” of people tend to be the main focus of many over the festive season. However, there are many within our communities who are...

Two gunned down at sports bar

Two people were gunned down at a Port Elizabeth sports bar at the weekend, heightening fears about the security of patrons and neighbours. Engineering student...

Help EL child and youth centre

ELCYCC call to community as pandemic puts strain on finances to cater for more than 3,000 kids As the Covid-19 global pandemic continues to threaten...

‘Cannibal’ accused dies in hospital

In a shocking turn of events, the 23-year-old man who was arrested for slaughtering and eating the flesh of a woman in KwaBhaca – formerly Mount Frere – on Saturday, has died this morning. Aphiwe...

New rugby team aims to help kids

The Olutsha Wolves is a newly established rugby team which has sprung into existence thanks to the help of the Bathandwa Ndondo Legacy Project,...

Bread tags help to buy wheelchair

  THE eighth PNA wheelchair handover took place on Tuesday, with beneficiary and Parklands Special School pupil, Lindokuhle Mtshayeni, receiving a brand new wheelchair sponsored...

Pupil to take on SA anglers of the deep

 EAST London fisherman fisherman Nicholas Clarke will be holding high the hopes of the city as he compete in the upcoming South Africa Deep...

Surprise Valentine’s Day for Choc kids

CHILDREN from the Childhood Cancer Foundation South Africa (Choc), who are suffering from cancer, enjoyed a special Valentine’s Day thanks to thanks to local...

What’s on the GO!

Today ● The East London slot car club will have racing every Thursday evening from 7pm. Come and see the little miniature slot cars on...

Two armed suspects killed in Beacon Bay shoot-out

Beacon Bay in East London turned into a war zone with at least two armed robbery suspects killed after a shoot-out in the early...

Eastern Cape Sport and Recreation Achievers Awards nominees named

Nominees from various sporting codes and administrations were announced recently ahead of the annual Eastern Cape Sport and Recreation Achievers Awards in East London. Currently...

Summer Sunshine Holiday

SANTA'S HELPERS: Hudson Port Rex Lions Clubs dressed up as Santa's helpers to spread Christmas cheer at the Frere Hospital children's wards. They delivered...

Chance to win big with your Forgood story entry

CONNECTING good people to needy organisations since 2015, Forgood, will be hosting their annual Forgood Inspiration Awards breakfast, which will be held at Mercedes-Benz...

Pink Fairy, assistants gear up for next K2K

The annual Kwelera to Kei Mouth (K2K) 70km mountain bike ride will take place on November 23 in a bid to raise funds for...

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...

Lack of funds stifle Meals on Wheels

MEALS on Wheels, an organisation dedicated to providing meals to the elderly and poor, invalid, is in dire need of financial assistance. The organisation was...

March for rights of the disabled

THE South African Police Service have joined hands with the departments of justice and health, correctional services, South Africa Social Security Agency (Sassa), Women’s...

Legends Marathon 2017

No bail for man shot from wheelchair

A suspected would-be robber shot in the buttocks by a man in a wheelchair was remanded in custody by the East London Magistrate’s Court yesterday. An...

Rhodes student selected as one of SA’s brightest

For Rhodes university BCom student Hayley Warring, being named one of the GradStar Top 10 students in South Africa means she has been able...

Moosa’s comedy show set for Guild

THEY say, “Life begins at 40”. Riaad Moosa invites the audience along to his brand new one-man show, Life Begins, to join him in...

Autism month also hit by virus

EL’s College Street assists special needs pupils Even Autism Awareness Month, which takes place over the month of April, has been left affected by the...

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...

Annual awards honour fledgling pilots

BORDER Aviation hosted its annual Wings Ball to award students their wings on completion of their pilot’s licences at the East London golf club. A...

Joburg hit by water cuts as city does maintenance

By Jan Bornman Johannesburg Water has said it made contingency plans as the city is preparing for widespread water outages while maintenance and repairs are done...

500 posts for jobless EC nurses

Premier Phumulo Masualle has instructed the department of health to advertise 500 nursing posts by end of next week. Once filled, they will go a...

Adopt a pet today

Get a pet today and save a life. Adopt don't shop. The SPCA has many cute, lovable and loyal dogs and cats waiting for...

Furry family: preview

Luna, left, and her little sister, Daisy, are inseparable, spending all their time together at the Pet Pals sanctuary. The two arrived over six...

‘Set of wheels’ inspires

Clarette Arends said she feels a deep sense of gratitude after receiving her new wheelchair at the PnA Wheelchair handover in East London on...
Nana Jacobs, 95, is one of the oldest residents in Acorn Valley

OLD STALWART

    STILL GOING STRONG: Nana Jacobs, 95, is one of the oldest residents in Acorn Valley and was spotted during a community meeting staged by...

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...

Putting ageing in brighter light

Kennersly Park carer Magaret Ntlokwana shared her views on growing old in her book , As Time Goes By, which takes a positive look...

Epic Cycle for Grandads Army

OVER a happy and successful event last week, the Grandads Army launched their fourth annual Rob Burton memorial ride in aid of the local...

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...

‘Gogo’ on a great venture

Former radiographer self-publishes children’s book INSPIRED by a personal experience, former radiographer Kathy Hill has written, illustrated and self-published a children’s book titled Gogo and...

It’s back to school

Excited little faces as pupils start new chapter By Madeleine Chaput, Sivenathi Gosa and Zolile Zamisa SCHOOLS around East London officially started yesterday, welcoming many new...

BIRD TALK

The East London Budgerigar Society Summer Bird Show takes place at King’s Mall from January 27 to 29. The three-day show for the whole...

Bad news for house prices

Homeowners should not be too hasty to sell just yet. Seven months into 2017‚ it was becoming increasingly likely that this year would be the...

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...

Precious life-blood

World Blood Donor Day was celebrated on June 14 and the community come out in their numbers to help save a life in Berea,...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN – WEEK 7, DAY 2

SO, another windy day or as some of my colleagues like to say "It's windy, Wendy." Went for a walk in a different direction...

UFH drama unit in rousing festival debut

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare drama society, Isandi seGubu (The sound of the drum), made history recently by performing the play at the National Arts...