Thursday, January 24, 2019
Photo of the Remarkables mountain range in Queenstown, New Zealand.

Tree of Joy lights up lives of needy folk

SHOWING love to those without close family at Christmas time is what the Tree of Joy at Vincent Park is all about. Rotary Clubs from across...

Ex- Hudson heads tell its rich story in new book

Both schools realised the potential, despite an unsure start IN CELEBRATION of Hudson Park’s rich history and achievements over the last 110 years, ex-principals Trevor Webster...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

Mayor’s bodyguard sees attempted murder conviction confirmed

A bodyguard and driver of Buffalo City mayor Xola Pakati has failed in his bid to set aside his 2014 conviction of attempted murder. In...

NATIONAL SCRAPBOOKING DAY 2018. Photos by Wendy Kretschmann and Cameron Kretschmann

OVER 40 SCRAPBOOKERS gather at the N.G. Church, Greenfields to raise funds for CANSA. The Paperdolls dressed symbolically  in pink to highlight breast cancer.

DPP to decide councillor’s fate

By Zwanga Mukhuthu Double murder accused Buffalo City Metro ANC ward councillor Nokulunga Matiwane, 54, and her 60-year-old husband Mthuthuzeli Matiwane’s fate is now in the...

Centre goes extra mile for autistic kids

APRIL is Autism Awareness Month and any support or donations to Autism South Africa (ASA) will be greatly appreciated and aid the organisation to...

Santa shoebox helps city’s needy children

IF YOU are looking to put a smile on someone's face this Christmas, consider filling up a shoebox for the Santa Shoebox project. The project’s...

Welcome stationery donation brings joy

THE Grade 5C class at New Generation Primary School got a very welcome surprise when they were visited by PnA mascot Penny recently. Penny, accompanied...

Electricity protest continues

Smoke clouds hung over Nompumelelo on the outskirts of Beacon Bay yesterday as angry residents continued to burn tyres and branches to block entry...

Breidbach residents burn tyres, close the N2

Breidbach residents embarked on a protest this morning leading to the closure of the N2 road between King William’s Town and East London. Police spokeswoman...

Grandads do it again

THE Grandads Army of the Rob Burton Memorial Ride took to the road in the early hours of Sunday morning, October 8. The team have...

ZUMBA ON

8 things you need to know about the Zimbabwean exemption permit

BY KATHARINE CHILD AND TIMESLIVE Zimbabweans whose seven-year special dispensation visas will run out in December‚ have been given a reprieve. Many had feared they would...

November puts men’s health needs in focus

November marks Men’s Health Awareness Month and campaigns such as the MANVan from Cancer Association of South Africa (Cansa). The month focuses on educating men...

Not enough to feed the masses

IT’S “first come, first served’' as the Trinity Methodist Church Soup kitchen, which has been running for more than over 20 years, has to...

Mobile dog groomer digs it

By Barbara Hollands When her mother took her to work on her first day at a Berea dog parlour at the age of 18, Princess Mngeni...

Ndevu proves hit on Algoa airwaves

MOST of the GO!’s readers know him as the popular, bubbly radio host on  Algoa FM's Drive Show but Brian Ndevu, 39, has been...

Wheelie good

Motorcycle clubs and riders came out in their numbers to support the Bikers Breakfast in aid of the East London SPCA recently. Pictured are...

Let the festivities begin

Buffalo City Metro started the festive season off with a bang when mayor Xola Pakati officially switched on the city’s Christmas street lights at...

Fairy power

Annabel Ramsey and India-Bella Schlimper, both 6, enjoyed all the beautiful gardens in the Miniature Fairy Garden show recently Picture: ETHIENNE ARENDS

Youth deliver top football

THIS year’s edition of the Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) annual Inter-Schools annual football tournament staged at Dale College last weekend delivered top-class...

Cape Parrot Project needs your help

DEDICATED to conserving one of South Africa's most endangered birds, the Cape Parrot, the Cape Parrot Project, is calling on all King William’s Town...

Kazeka shares her journey with cancer

East London-born writer and columnist Kazeka Kuse shared her journey on living with stage three breast cancer, at Luthari Health Centre in Mdantsane on...

Choosing the right path

By Riaan Marais No angel in his youth, pastor now gives his all to Helenvale youngsters Growing up in Helenvale, Samuel Davids had one of two choices...

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...

OK Foods owner raises retail bar

Efstratiou vies for prestigious award THE OK Franchise Division (OKFD), a division of the Shoprite/Checkers Group, is paying tribute to and rewarding their members who...

Liquor Board urges citizens to drink responsibly

The Eastern Cape Liquor Board (ECLB) is urging citizens to be drink responsibly this festive season. “Christmas is the time of the year when everyone...

High school festival to have on point entertainment

WITH the aim of bringing communities together, Greenpoint High School in Buffalo Flats will host their 12th Annual Festival on Saturday. The festival forms part...

Cricket catch-up

  HOWZAT! Players and ex-players of United Cricket Club enjoyed a function held to honour Proteas coach Ottis Gibson and international umpire Shaun George who...

Fleet Street Upgrade

ATTENTION MOTORISTS The Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality would like to advise motorists of the ongoing upgrade to FLEET ST (R72). An additional phase of works...

KZN Woolwoths customers to be searched after spate of bomb threats

All Woolworths customers will be searched before entering stores in KwaZulu-Natal. This follows bombs threats and the discovery of incendiary devices planted at several Woolworths...

Animal care their enduring passion

“THERE is so much work to do to change the misery and suffering of animals in impoverished areas of East London,” says Jeanie Goodrum,...

Amatola Classic Car Run roaring success

THE 26th Amatola Classic Car Run last Sunday was a great success, with 111 cars taking part, 18 of which were from Komani, 10...
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Food, cash donations pour in to secure Child Welfare’s future

Public show of support THE public in the city has once again shown they are people who care after coming to the aid of the...

Boost for tourism

BCM unveils plans to develop East London beachfront infrastructure BUFFALO City Metro Development Agency (BCMDA) announced its plans to develop tourism infrastructure at the East...

Save SA: How Mzansi is cutting back to survive the recession

Whether it’s eating out less‚ homemade pet food‚ cancelling gym memberships or avoiding parking tickets‚ South Africans are cutting costs to survive the economic...

TEFL course ticket to seeing the world

THE East London Language Institute has been running a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) course for the past year and has seen...

Sugar tax all set for Parliament approval

By Linda Ensor Parliament’s finance committee has adopted bills which provide for the introduction of a health promotion levy (the sugar tax) as well as amending...

Local art shines light on humanity

By Barbara Hollands An exhibition about humanity could have many interpretations, but for Berea gallery owner and potter Louise Pietrucci the essence of the word is...

CHRONICLES OF A WALKING WOMAN Day 5 of Week 6

Week 6 - my gracious! Time certainly does fly when one is having fun. This walking thing is hopefully helping me shed some weight...

MBSA hosts special women’s festivities

By Nonsindiso Qwabe Auto giant Mercedes-Benz SA (MBSA) celebrated Women’s Month by treating all women in its employ to a special celebration that marked the historic...

Elephant vanishes from Amarula logo‚ brand says #DontLetThemDisappear forever

By Neo Goba Amarula has decided to temporarily remove its icon‚ the elephant‚ from the label of the creamy drink to drum home the danger of...

‘Positive mindset’ helps EL woman to 100 years

Bunkers Hill resident Edith Seeney-Roskilly will be celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family at the Beacon Bay Baptist Church Hall on Friday. “I...

Trevor Klose 10km (Gallery)

The Trevor Klose 10km race took place at the East London Athletics Club (ELAC) headquarters this weekend. Pictures by Matthew Field RESULTS Open - Men Lutahando Hejana...

Fleet Street project to finish in December

The multimillion-rand Fleet Street upgrade project in East London will be completed on December 1. A report to council by Buffalo City Metro (BCM) head...

Blenz Boutique set to host wine fair

THE Blenz Boutique Wine Fair takes place at the Old Selbornian Club next Friday and Saturday from 6pm to 9pm. A selection of wines, gins,...

Rolling up sleeves for a safe cemetery

THE community of King William’s Town benefited from a cemetery clean-up campaign on Saturday. The aim of the clean-up is to create a safe...

Annan wins gold medal for invention

CAMBRIDGE High School pupil, Vanessa Annan recently took part in the International Eskom Science Expo held in Boksburg, receiving a gold medal for her...