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From the Ditch

2017-03-22 06:04

FIRST of all apologies, the Gazette gremlins managed to ditch “From the Ditch” last week into the realms of cyber space.

Window on Wembley

2017-03-22 06:04

THE challenge was set, the numbers are in and the time is drawing near. Mr Swart issued a school-wide challenge that every pupil at Wembley College take part in the speech and drama festival this...

Farewell for retired deputy principal at Entembisweni School

2017-03-22 06:04

IT was a warm welcome for retired deputy principal Mr L.J. Ngubane as Entembisweni Primary School hosted a farewell function for him on Thursday 9 March. The speeches, gifts, pupils, teachers, drum...

Bizarre days in March

2017-03-22 06:04

1 Peanut Butter Lovers’ Day.

Greytown rugby team fixtures

2017-03-22 06:03

GREYTOWN Giants fans are asked to note the following fixture for their team, home and away games to be played until mid-June:.

Easter Fair on Saturday

2017-03-22 06:03

IT is Easter time at St Peter’s Church this Saturday with special traditional items on sale. These include hand-painted Easter eggs, which will make a very special gift. The fair will be open from 9am...

It’s time

2017-03-22 06:03


South African Football Association Umzinyathi results

2017-03-22 06:03

THE Gazette gremlins also sent last week’s results for soccer matches into cyber space instead of in the paper – apologies to all the teams.

Umvoti CMC honours Class of 2016

2017-03-22 06:03

THE Umvoti CMC held its annual Grade 12 awards on Saturday, 11 March at Greytown High School.

Music evening leads to Wales

2017-03-22 06:03

SISTERS Chantal and Monique Jonker are members of the KZN Midlands Youth Choir and Chantal, who has been with the choir for three years, is its deputy head girl. Those who attended the concert last...

Khayalami’s 10th home nears completion

2017-03-22 06:02

Khayalami Children’s Village provides loving and caring homes for the 58 orphans and abandoned children who happily live there.

Entertaining evening this Saturday

2017-03-22 06:02

THE stage is set to rock this Saturday when Vishnu Entertainers provide music for talented singers at Greytown Child Welfare’s fund-raising show at the community hall at 7pm.

Greytown Country Club news

2017-03-22 06:02

IT was with shock and sadness that the golfing fraternity of Greytown learnt of the death of Dr Mike Caldicott last week.


Home remedies

2017-03-22 06:04

BAKING soda can be used as more than just cooking ingredient. Try using it to freshen up the kitchen and to clean some of toughest areas. Baking powder - run out of baking powder, just mix two parts...

Akhand Hanumaan Chaleesa recitals this month

2017-03-22 06:04

ALL the preparations are in place for this year’s Akhand Hanumaan Chaleesa recitals at Shree Vishnu Mandir in Greytown on Sunday 26 March. The past 12 years has given the opportunity to many...

Lake update

2017-03-22 06:04

WITH just 14mm rain recorded over the weekend the level of Lake Merthley on Monday this week was just 46.70%.

uMshwathi community march against crime

2017-03-22 06:04

IN a peaceful protest against the escalation of crime, members of uMshwathi Ward 4 and Ward 14 marched from Greengate in Ward 14 to the Harburg Police Station where Cllr Njabulo Cebekhulu handed over...

Ngome Primary School environment awards

2017-03-22 06:03

NGOME Primary School pupils and teachers are very proud of their achievement in the School Environmental Education Project. They were awarded five certificates, including the Igceke and Msizi awards,...

Myth-busting fuel-efficiency facts

2017-03-22 06:03

FUEL efficiency is always a hot topic and for years there have been myths circulation about how to get the most mileage out of your fuel.

At long last - Craigieburn update

2017-03-22 06:03

FOLLOWING a statement to the media last week by a Department of Water and Sanitation spokesman that the Craigieburn pipeline was 40% completed at a cost of.

St Cathryn’s news

2017-03-22 06:03

IT was a weekend of contrasts, with very hot weather on Saturday 18 March and much cooler and drizzly weather on Sunday 19 March, this however made for some good golf.

Junior Jottings

2017-03-22 06:03

ON Wednesday 8 March a combined cricket side travelled to Hermannsburg accompanied by Mr Stanzcyk.  Greytown won the toss and selected to bat. Although losing three early wickets, a tremendous...

UAS-UFPA information evening

2017-03-22 06:03

THE Umvoti Agricultural Society (UAS) and Umvoti Fire Protection Association (UFPA) hosted their annual information evening at the Greytown Tennis Club on Tuesday, 14 March.

Hermannsburg Happenings

2017-03-22 06:02

IT was all systems go at 8am last Saturday after lists had been checked, supplies loaded and buses boarded and the trip to “darkest Africa” at last began.

Senior Citizens Golden Games

2017-03-22 06:02

IT was rewarding to see how senior citizens over the age of 70 looked like teenagers as they took part in a new sports programme.


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