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Cancer Awareness Day

2016-10-19 06:00

GREYTOWN will be holding its fifth annual Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday 12 November - and this year's event is in honour of Michelle Redinger, who died on 6 October, a week after her 42nd birthday,...

Public comment needed on draft by-laws

2016-10-19 06:00

THE Umvoti Municipality draft by-laws, which if approved and implemented, will certainly bring about dramatic changes to the streets of Greytown.

Language Festival indaba success

2016-10-19 06:00

THE Umvoti Youth Language Development, in collaboration with the Umzinyathi District and Umvoti Local Municipality, hosted a successful event in the Greytown Town Hall last week.The event was aimed at...

Road safety or publicity?

2016-10-19 06:00

THIS photo was emailed to the Greytown Gazette a week ago with the comment “safety rails lying down in Laatz Street had several birthdays”. Despite constant complaints to Umvoti Municipality nothing...

Check out your debt councillor’s credibility

2016-10-19 06:00

THE National Credit Regulator (NCR) is embarking on a “misleading advertising” campaign to educate and inform consumers about credit-related adverts that are misleading. The NCR has noted with great...

Junior Jottings

2016-10-19 06:00

U13 Cowboy 8 Cricket Tour ON Friday 14 October Greytown Junior's U13 cricket side travelled to Dundee Junior School to participate in their annual Cowboy 8 cricket tournament, accompanied by Mr...

Wembley College news

2016-10-19 06:00

CHARLES Dickens once said: “I have always thought of Christmas time, when it has come round, as a good time; a kind, forgiving, charitable time.”  Christmas is coming and Khayalami Orphanage would...

From the ditch

2016-10-19 06:00

AS we reach the end of the sporting year in bowls, we look back at the various activities that have taken place during the year.

Managing exam meltdown

2016-10-19 06:00

IT is that time of the year again – as the Jacaranda trees bloosom (if a blossom falls on you, its good luck) and matrics throughout the country gear up to write their final examinations, Dr Gillian...

G911 Bass fishing competition and trail run

2016-10-19 06:00

ONE of the most popular fund-raising events in the district is the.

SA’s weight problem

2016-10-19 06:00

FORTY percent of South African women are obese and this country has the highest overweight and obesity rate in sub-Saharan Africa.But sadly, it is no longer just an adult problem with one in four...

Book briefs

2016-10-19 06:00

Fashion Babylon - Looking Up the Skirts of the World's Most Glamorous Industry.

Puppy love

2016-10-19 06:00

IT is important says Greytown dog expert Brenda Munitich, to train your new young four-legged friend and gives the following advice on, first of all, house training then getting the pup used to a lead...


Municipal workers on strike

2016-10-19 06:00

UMVOTI Municipality workers who went on strike on Monday and Tuesday. They stated that the municipality employs over 100 temporary workers, 17 of whom have been "temps", but a councillor's daughter...

Msinga Driftkhana to be bigger and beater

2016-10-19 06:00

THE fifth edition of the Msinga Driftkhana car spinning event is on 29 October.

Origins of the apple shared

2016-10-19 06:00

A FASCINATING history of the origins of the apple was the main feature of the Customer Engagement Day hosted by Aheers Supermarket on Thursday, 13 October. Buks Nel, PR for Tru-Cape, kept the group...

Beer fest at country club

2016-10-19 06:00

IT is guaranteed to be an evening of fun and enjoyment - the Greytown Country Club's annual beer fest that is to take place on Friday 28 October.

Greytown Country Club news

2016-10-19 06:00

THE McConachie Cup was played on Sunday with 28 players that joined in this family fun golf day. Ingrid Meyer and her son Michael Meyer won this competition with 27 points. Congratulations to them....

Hermannsburg Little Oaks’ Oracle

2016-10-19 06:00

OUR pupils love the tactile nature of clay and playing with clay is very therapeutic and lots of fun. It can be rolled, squeezed, twirled and pulled in all directions and helping to develop motor...

Greytown squash is alive and well

2016-10-19 06:00

GREYTOWN Squash Club was represented by well known Greytown businessman and committed squash member, Peter Koller, at the recent World Masters squash tournament in Johannesburg.

Hermannsburg Happenings

2016-10-19 06:00

AS hard as it may be to believe, almost another year has slipped by and it was time again last Friday to honour the achievements of our Grade 12 pupils at their awards ceremony when roud parents,...

Deante smiles on South Africa

2016-10-19 06:00

LITTLE Miss World, Deante Swart of Greytown, will be smiling at passers-by in various parts of the country after joining Just You, a South African agency in Johannesburg, which works with all major...

Coddiwomple race on Sunday

2016-10-19 06:00

ON Sunday 23 October, the first Coddiwomple race will take place from 8.30am starting and finishing at The Beehive. Registration is from 8am.

Loving homes wanted please

2016-10-19 06:00

DO you need a new member of the family who is happy and alert? How about one-year-old Sheba, a delightful mix of breeds, who is extremely good with children and other animals. Already spayed Sheba...

UPCSA Mpolweni congregation Youth Conference

2016-10-19 06:00

THE Uniting Presbyterian Church in Southern­ Africa, under leadership of Reverend KJ Xaba, will be hosting the sixth annual youth fellowship conference on 22 and 23 October at the Odlameni UPCSA...

Financial advisors – Do you need one and should you get one?

The good, the bad, and everything else you need to know when considering hiring a financial advisor.


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