Western Cape to honour top agriculture worker

MEC of Economic Opportunities, Alan Winde, launched the 2016 Western Cape Prestige Agri Awards last week at Kromme Rhee, near Stellenbosch. Mr Winde said...

Tlokwe judgment: Steering a careful middle course

Yet again, our Constitutional Court has demonstrated its vision in the hotly debated Tlokwe matter, handing down a unanimous judgment which neatly avoids a...

Thanks for new home for Angie

Johan and Azanne van Wyk, StrandWe would like to say a huge thank you on behalf of the PetPals organisation for placing Angie’s story...

Staying connected

Why is it that Mondays are always when Murphy’s Law strikes?So... sure enough, halfway through production on Bolander, my modem and landline cut out,...

Skills development programme for youth

Last week, the top achievers in the Mayoral Youth Skills Development programme were awarded with tools of their trade in recognition of their commitment....

Shop to show you care

In these days of ever-rising prices and dwindling financial resources, buying at thrift shops which support local charities, such as Helderberg Hospice, is the...

Schools inshort supply

Wendy June, Somerset WestIn the past few weeks many Grade 7 pupils (along with their parents) have been waiting anxiously to hear if they...

Prins maak debuut by gewilde Nederburg-konsertreeks

Die jong Suid-Afrikaanse konsertpianis, Megan-Geoffrey Prins, maak op Sondag 26 Junie sy eerste buiging by die gewilde Nederburg-konsertreeks in Paarl. Hy kan gehoor word...

Kale shall prevail – is it the Holy Grail?

The only good thing about kale, according to a chef friend of mine, is that it makes a good name for a boy.Having eaten...

Hooked on fishing…

Murray WilliamsHe’s a Springbok fisherman, with a story to tell. Seven years ago, a 10-year-old Somerset West boy inherited some fly fishing gear from...