Friday, November 24, 2017
King William's Town

King William's Town

Buried in rubbish

Residents demand graveyard be restored RESIDENTS living close to the old Breidbach graveyard are up in arms with authorities about the sorry state of the...

Former Kingsridge pupil releases book

Debut aims to teach kids new ways of saying ‘hello’ FORMER Kingsridge High School pupil Refiloe Moahloli recently released her first book, How Many Ways...

DRESSED TO IMPRESS: Kingsridge High School Interact Society sponsored two children from a children’s home in King William’s Town with attire to attend their...

Taste of Wits Academy for youngsters

FOUR Carlos Soccer Youth Development Academy (CSYDA) young footballers travelled to Gauteng to join Bidvest Wits Football Club for a week’s training. Athenkosi Badi, Musa...

Pharo scoops gold medals at EC Athletics Champs

TALENTED Kingswood College allrounder Dwayne Pharo’s dedication, discipline and determination to the sport of athletics has paid dividends after he scooped two gold medals...

Pioneers hit Alice for six

KING Pioneers produced a superb performance to upset Alice with a comprehensive three-wicket victory in a nailbiting Border Cricket Promotional League encounter at the...

First veteran event a knockout

Nine clubs tussle in ‘good spirit’ BREIDBACH Masters staged their first ever football tournament, which brought a carnival atmosphere to the Breidbach sports grounds recently. The...

Kitchen brings joy to school

Mobile unit for Breidbach pupils A JOYFUL noise and an atmosphere of excitement were evident in the Breidbach community when a new mobile kitchen could...

Nurses protest over empty job promises

      MORE than 100 Eastern Cape College nursing graduates marched outside the provincial health department in Bhisho on Monday, demanding immediate employment. The graduates were adamant...

Keeping little hearts happy

A2A Kopano donates material to play centre A2A KOPANO Incorporated, which is based in King William's Town, has made a meaningful contribution of educational material,...

Hockey honchos

FIGHTING FOR POSSESSION: Africans Hockey Club centre forward Abigail Thompson (blue jersey) battles for ball possession with a Old Selbornians (Old Boys) third team opponent...

Loyal figures that serve

Members from the King William’s Town cluster of the South African Police Services were awarded medals by Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga at Bhisho Academy...

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...

Sensible choice for Breidbach

THE Breidbach community opted to go for consistency when they re-elected their ward committee member for another five-year term during a special co-option community...

PAINTING TOWN RED

  SPRING-HEELED: Hoerskool De Vos Malan matriculants Riane Mostert, Yola Runu, Donee Coetzee, Wanita Seekoei, Marelize Carelse and Charel Fourie enjoy the vibe at their...

Left sinking in despair

Needed rain creates floods for residents BREIDBACH and Sweetwaters families living in Buffalo City Metro’s Ward 44, say inadequate drainage and stormwater systems in their...

BPS gets new toilets Hollywood Bets sponsors upgrade

HOLLYWOOD Bets in King William’s Town have brought smiles and joy to the faces of staff and pupils at Breidbach Primary School (BPS) and...

Young cricketers make King proud on the pitch

TWO young and talented boys have made the King community proud with top-quality performances on the cricket pitch. Dale Junior Grade 7 pupils Juan Jeggels...

Tensions boil over in King areas

Residents protest over lack of housing, service delivery RESIDENTS are demanding housing while also complaining about the blocking of their electricity and poor service delivery...

Rising Stars let loyal supporters down

Team squander clear-cut chances   RISING Stars, keen to recover from a disastrous 3-0 soccer defeat by Birmingham in their previous game in East London, went...

In the fast track

Breidbach Primary School are proud of their athletes who represented the BCM District at the EC Provincial Championships in Cradock at the weekend. Veronique...

Pioneers on top in nail-biter

KING William's Town based Pioneers United travelled to East London secured yet another win last weekend in a low-scoring match against Gwabe at the Bunkers...

Dashing couple at Kingsridge dance

Danielle Anthony and Sean Smith attended the Kingsridge High School matric dance recently. They looked stunning and had loads of fun at the event...

Taai guides King to maiden season win

KING William's Town XI Cricket Club has moved to the top of the league after their convincing win over Good Hope in a League...

Welcome relief for needy

Breidbach farm dweller Jody Leonard is one of two recipients who received a food parcel from KWT Lions Club member Peter Moses during a...

Pretty pair at De Vos Malan matric dance

Chandre Cox and Saleem Abrahams looked stunning for the Hoerskool De Vos Malan’s matric dance at the weekend Picture: MARVIN SHAW/MSHAW PHOTOGRAPHY

Young cricketers make King proud on the pitch

TWO young and talented boys have made the King community proud with top-quality performances on the cricket pitch. Dale Junior Grade 7 pupils Juan Jeggels...
Breidbach Primary athlete Veronique Sidiki stands with her proud mother, Linda Pharo, after she was rewarded a silver medal during the EC Provincial Athletics Championships in Cradock recently. Veronique came second in the Girls U11 80m event and will now represent the province at the nationals scheduled for Potchefstroom from today. ‘This will be my second attempt after coming third at nationals in Port Elizabeth last year,’ Veronique said

OFF TO NATIONALS

Breidbach Primary athlete Veronique Sidiki stands with her proud mother, Linda Pharo, after she was rewarded a silver medal during the EC Provincial Athletics...

What a sporting fest

Legends turn back clock in Breidbach THE Breidbach Hub recently staged their first-ever festival in Breidbach featuring soccer and cricket and could be described a...

Out and about

King William’s Town-based Ark Educational Centre’s Grade 4 to Grade 7 pupils enjoy an educational tour to the Amathole Museum on Monday. The children...

Homes rely on help

Facilities care for orphans, and many needy children ACHILDREN’S home in King William’s Town is hoping for a good year ahead in order to continue...

King Lions spread joy

Club works hard to bring holiday cheer   THE sweat of hard work, dedication and commitment paid off for the King Lions Club after a large...

Tauriq dances his way to top

A YOUNG King William’s Town dancer’s passion for dancing and his dream of becoming a superstar has received a major boost. Grade 8 Breidbach Secondary...

  Tomorrow in the GO!: - Potty About potholes: Nightmare roads affect Gonubie residents and busiinesses - Pamper sessions help ailing children:Little girls become Queens for a...

CHRISTMAS CHEER

CHRISTMAS CHEER: More than 500 children from Breidbach and Acorn Valley were blessed with a special meal, drinks and a gift pack by members...

Meas to speak at dinner

‘7de Laan’ star a main attraction at church’s 50-year celebrations ZANE Meas better-known as Neville Meintjies, one of the stars of popular television soapie 7de...

Social workers spread the condom message

SOCIAL workers attached to Child Welfare in King William's Town have staged a successful awareness campaign during National Condom Week to educate communities about...

BCMSC elects new members

Two from King get the nod TWO King William’s Town sports administrators were elected to serve on the executive of the Buffalo City Metro Sports...

Making KHS proud

The #SPAR Baby Proteas taking part in the Netball World Youth Cup Gaborone 2017 in Botswana have a King William’s Town connection. Former Kingsridge...

High flying netball

Hoërskool De Vos Malan, on the occasion of their 91st anniversary, hosted Port Rex at their sports grounds in King William’s Town over the...

Majority of municipalities in breach of the constitution

THE most recent Auditor-General (AG) report on South African local government financial management and oversight, paints a bleak picture, inconsistent with the laudable and...

Lions save the day

Breidbach Primary clothing donation BREIDBACH Primary School (BPS) received a huge boost when a donation of school clothing was handed over to the school by...

Donation shows people care

THE Breidbach Clinic gratefully accepted a much-needed wheelchair on Tuesday, after it was donated to the facility by a member of the community. It was...

Primary school accused of pupil assaults

A King William’s Town primary school has been rocked by a corporal punishment scandal that has forced the department of education to investigate two...

Soccer champions

Charles Morgan Combined on a roll with provincial finals victory CHARLES Morgan Combined School from King William’s Town came out victorious at the recent football...

Athlete excels at champs

Sidiki wins bronze in the 80m dash DESPITE a knee injury and a sprained ankle, Veronique Sidiki pulled out all the stops to emerge the...

Hellenic win Kelfa Cup final

League leaders beat Barcelona KING East Local Football Association (Kelfa) league’s log leaders Hellenic came from 1-0 down to beat Barcelona 2-1 in a thrilling...

Let’s go fishing

PICTURESQUE SERENITY: This beautiful, scenic photo was taken just before the annual KWT Bassmasters fishing competition took place recently at the Rooikrantz Dam just...

Agrams take up Rotary’s reins in King

Couple to be sworn in for presidency roles ROTARY president Dave Heathcote has announced that Denver Agram will lead Rotary King William’s Town for the...

FOOTBALL MARATHON

Uniting Reformed Church member Brian Hendrikse thanks all stakeholders for their support towards their building project during a meeting held on Monday evening. The...