Reddam House pupils support NSRI

Earlier this term, the Grade 2 pupils from Reddam House visited the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) in Gordon’s Bay

Rangers give back

■ The Boland region of the SANParks Honorary Rangers recently presented the Helderberg Nature Reserve Environmental Education Centre with gifts for their kitchen, as...

Pot belly gives good loving…

On Saturday, Bolander editor Carolyn Frost enjoyed a day of gardening with beloved friend Lucia Theron, at her smallholding near Sir Lowry’s Pass Village,...

Picnics in the Boland

Backsberg Wine Estate near Paarl will host a series of picnic concerts in February and March. The concerts take place outdoors on the lawn....

New prosthetic game-changer for amputees

An exciting new procedure that can drastically improve the lives of leg amputees was recently performed for the first time in South Africa

Linking hands to see children thrive

Bolander’s coverage of Baby Suzi’s abandonment last year heightened awareness of the option families in crisis have instead to safely relinquish their babies, which has resulted in three more babies being caught in the safety net provided by the Helderberg BabySaver

Gutsy probiotic for broiler chicks

A probiotic for broiler chickens, based on the microbiota from the guts of free-range chickens, was successfully developed and patented by a PhD student in microbiology at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Science

Father Christmas visits Taalmonument

The Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain will host a Christmas picnic on Saturday December 22, where Father Christmas should make his appearance by 7pm

Equestrian legend honoured for legacy

On Saturday December 1, Brunsi von Arnim was presented with an acknowledgement for her contribution to the equine industry over the last 46 years by the Equestrian Qualifications Authority of Southern Africa, at Klein Bottelary, owned by the Fischer family

Defending the felines

Johan van Zyl, Gordon’s Bay Following a spate of readers’ letters decrying the habit of domestic cats who prowl the empty streets at night, busying...