Saturday, January 20, 2018
King William's Town

King William's Town

Seen better days

This is a photo of the Class 6D 579 train in front of the King William’s Town station in 1984. It was still in...

Correctional Services kick off Vala with play

Production company visit centres THE department of correctional services (DCS) in the Amathole management area started the build-up to their annual Operation Vala last week...

Pioneers bowlers too good for Masakhane

King side win easily PIONEERS United maintained top spot in the Border Cricket Promotional League when they beat the visiting Mdantsane outfit Masakhane at the...

Spotlight on diabetic care

THE Breidbach Clinic, in partnership with its clinic committee, commemorated World Diabetes Day at their local hall in Breidbach last week Thursday. According to the...

Breidbach community takes action

Workshop held to strengthen Breidbach Anti-Drug Coalition FOLLOWING a growing concern regarding substance abuse and addiction in the Breidbach community, various organisations, governmental and non-governmental...

Pizza perfection on doorstep

LOOKING for the best-tasting pizza in East London and King William’s Town? Look no further ... 2Brothers Pizza has arrived. 2Brothers Pizza promises to produce...

GRAND DAY

Breidbach- based Happy Hearts Playgroup said farewell to 64 children during their annual graduation at a packed Breidbach Community Hall on Tuesday evening Picture:...

Happiness is … as little ones graduate

THERE were smiles and excitement as well as tears at the Mickey Mouse Daycare annual Christmas party and graduation ceremony held at St Joseph’s...

Soccer development guru awarded

King William’s Town-based Carlos Soccer Youth Development (CYSDA) managing director, Eric Carlos Mtshamba, left, receives from Bunkers West LFA (BWLFA) president Abel Iglesias an...

Stepping out in style

Breidbach Primary held their Grade 7 farewell function at the Breidbach community hall last week with pupils dressing up to impress for the occasion...

Enough is enough

RESIDENTS living at the back of Breidbach, better known as “Die Gat” are up in arms about sewage-filled channels flowing through their yards. The residents...

Christmas comes early for needy

IT WAS like Christmas came early for the needy when about 350 people – including children – were served food and handed clothing to...

MATTER OF FACT

IN THE November 2 edition of the GO! & Express photo and caption on page 4, “Grand Lady” we left one of the owners...

Breidbach to host 16 Days of Activism event

THE Breidbach community have a 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence event on at the community hall today. Speakers from governmental departments such as...

Lions, clinic join global diabetes drive

THE weekly fundraiser held in front of Pick n Pay by the King William’s Town Lions Club took on another dimension on Saturday when...

Breidbach Primary rewards hard work

PARENTS, teachers and pupils packed out the community hall for the Breidbach Primary School (BPS) annual merit awards ceremony recently. Methodist church leader Reverend Juliet...

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...

Cancer awareness day in King

THE department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries through its forestry management branch in King William’s Town hosted a successful breast and prostate cancer awareness...

Wife-killing trial postponed

The case against a Breidbach man accused of murdering his wife before burying her under her bed was again postponed in the King William’s...

Sanco elects BCM branch members

Desmond Allison to head up ward 44 SOUTH African National Civics Organisation (Sanco) executive members were democratically elected for the Buffalo City Metro ward 44...

Come and get your monthly jazz fix

ANELE VALELA KING William’s Town music lovers can now look forward to a monthly dose of live music renditions that will be hosted at the...

Church prays for matrics

THE Methodist Church of Southern Africa in Zwelitsha Township last Sunday held their annual prayer service for all matriculants in Zwelitsha and surrounding areas...

Fundraiser for designer

THE high tea to raise funds for local talented designer Carlos Fritz turned out to be a glamorous event at the Schornville Community Hall...

Dancer off to US

Tauriq to show off his skills to talent scouts MARCUS T Cirero was a Roman politician and lawyer and once said: “Natural ability without education...

Give a pet a home today

Go to the SPCA today and adopt a beautiful dog or cat. Remember, adopt don't shop. Here is what is currently available at the...

Play park to get welcome upgrade

WHEN crossing the Breidbach Bridge, your attention is immediately attracted to the new palisade fencing around the play park close to the entrance of...

‘Don’t cheat’, pupils told

MATRICULANTS from various schools in King William’s Town – and surrounding areas – committed themselves to their final examinations at a well-attended pledge-signing ceremony...

Designer gets nod for Dubai

Carlos Fritz’s hot items will fly SA flag at top fashion week abroad BREIDBACH-born designer Carlos Fritz’s passion and love for fashion has received a...

School honours star pupils

FRIDAY the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition but this was not the case for Hoërskool De Vos Malan pupils in...

No cheating for us, say matriculants

Eastern Cape matriculants have made a commitment not to cheat during their final-year exams, while the department of education said they have put in...

Parkrun milestone

Ingrid Schenk, crouching in orange shirt, ran her 50th King William’s Town parkrun last Saturday. She was congratulated in advance by a group of...

Lions reach out

300 people benefit from Breidbach soup kitchen KING William’s Town Lions Club members were applauded for their efforts by happy recipients during last week’s soup...

R30m to plug KWT potholes ‘as big as graves’

R30-million will be spent on plugging holes in roads in King William’s Town – and for Noxolo Tshaphu, it’s about time. She told road-tripping Buffalo...

DCS celebrates Heritage Day with feast of cultures

HERITAGE Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and in true fashion by officials from the department of correctional services (DCS) at their King William’s...

Pink Fairy magic

Halloween run/walk to raise funds for two cancer sufferers TO CELEBRATE October being Cancer Month, Pink Fairy Multisport Adventures presents the Candles for Cancer fundraiser. The...

Home away from home for tiny tots

Qalashe woman’s passion drives day care A QALASHE woman’s love and passion to work with children has inspired her to start an institution where she...

A swift response

King cops call urgent meeting on Breidbach building turned crime den KING William’s Town police have immediately acted on an article published in the GO!...

Mobile clinic pays visit to Qalashe

PERSISTENT rain and inclement weather did not deter a group of desperate villagers from grabbing the opportunity to make use of primary health services...

Sports council benefits from tour

Bilateral ties strengthened through informative session  BILATERAL ties between two neighbouring metropolitan sports councils were strengthened in Port Elizabeth at the weekend. Buffalo City Metro Sports...

Sanca forms anti-drug coalitions

AS THE country’s coordinator for the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (Cadca), the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (Sanca) has...

The root of all evil

Breidbach pupils use abandoned building to smoke and use drugs  A DILAPIDATED building situated in the centre of Breidbach, is causing health and safety concerns...

Farewell sunset

This stunning photo of Marileze Nel and her partner Shawn Duncan on their way to the St Thomas Private School matric farewell was taken...

Feast of football action at Breidbach’s Goodwill Games

A CARNIVAL atmosphere filled Breidbach Sports Grounds for the fifth annual Goodwill Games held between the Breidbach Football Association and EL Central at the...

Top politicians snub Biko event in KWT

The nation’s politicians yesterday snubbed an event in King William’s Town to commemorate 40 years since liberation struggle icon and Black Consciousness leader Steve...

‘Extra-special’ legends heritage tournament on cards

SPORT fanatics from King William’s Town and surrounding areas will be entertained with a fun- filled day at the fifth annual Africans Sport Club...

United effort to address TB

Patient awareness project well received in Breidbach THE Breidbach Clinic and its committee – in support of Bhisho sub district – held a tuberculosis (TB)...

Missing Breidbach woman found dead under bed, husband sought

YESTERDAY at about 12.30pm detectives investigating the missing person’s case of Carmelitta Baatjies, found her dead body buried under the bed at her home...

Ticking time bomb

Old, unlocked electricity boxes pose dangerous threat in Breidbach RESIDENTS have expressed grave concern over the state of dilapidated and open electricity boxes in Breidbach,...

Goodwill Games to produce fireworks at Breidbach venue

THIS year’s edition of the Goodwill Games football tournament hosted by Breidbach Football Association (Brefa) and East London Central Local Football Association (ELCLFA) is...

Home town support for Sharks star

Sharks centre Lukhanyo Am made a surprise visit to his home town of King William’s Town and handed a Sharks rugby jersey to one...