Recycling woes

Gaynor Sellick says there was no recycling in Gordon's Bay for two weeks.

Harbour dredging

Peter Volsteedt says the main problem of rapid silting up or sandbar build-up at the harbour mouth or entrance is due to the area being comparatively shallow.

OPINION: There is no silver bullet

Columnist Norman McFarlane says government is incapable of creating jobs. He looks at possible solutions to growing the economy.

City bans fireworks at designated sites

The City of Cape Town says there will be no designated fireworks sites in 2019.

Read of the Week

Karen Watkins reviews a collection of short stories covering Magaret Jacobsohn’s years of research while skirting the war zones in remote Kaokoveld in north-western Namibia.

Making the point

Hunter Mitchell received the Points of Light award for his efforts in rhino conservation, conferred by the Prime Minister’s office in the United Kingdom.

Taalmonument promises the moon

A free guided tour that explains, among other things, the symbolism of the monument, is offered at 6.30pm.

Local orchestra in action for charity

The concert takes place on Sunday October 13, at 4pm, at the Helderberg Dutch Reformed Church, 82 Firmount Road, Somerset West.

Choir at Endler

Vivaldi’s Gloria, like many of his other instrumental and sacred works, was composed for, and first performed by, the orphan girls of the Ospedale della Pietà where Vivaldi taught and worked for the largest part of his life.

A peek into the world of wine

The programme offered pupils a tour of the campuses, trips to local wine farms and industry visits.