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Lions to support Friends of MND

2015-07-02 06:00

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) became known to most South Africans after Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen was diagnosed with the illness during 2011. MND is a severe disorder that attacks the...

Plenty of highlights at VW Rally

2015-07-02 06:00

The Volkswagen Rally 2015 will see the National Rally Championship competitors in action in Uitenhage and surrounds on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18. There are 12 planned stages of competition...

Dagboek Diary

2015-07-02 06:00

)July 3 Cover Girls: Dansgroep vanaf Johannesburg, Despatch rugbyklub-klubhuis, 19:00 vir 19:30, fondsinsameling vir klub, R100/persoon, Riaan 082 441 2686. 3 Gospelaand: VEK De Mist, Brickfieldweg,...

Sector policing: volunteers needed to help make areas safe

2015-07-02 06:00

Tired of crime? How can a few criminals intimidate 47 million people? Sector policing patrollers are citizens assisting in fighting crime in respective neighbourhoods. They are the eyes and ears of a...

Passing away of well known senior technician

2015-07-02 06:01

Well-known senior technician at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s Electricity andamp; Energy Directorate, Karna Chetty, passed away last week. Chetty had been with the Municipality for twenty...

‘Power in our hands’

2015-07-02 06:00

Consumers need to secure their own energy future and play a more proactive role in managing power shortage. That was the word from Nelson Mandela Bay Chamber of Business Renewable Energy Task team...

College to ‘Bleed for Madiba’

2015-07-02 06:00

Eastcape Midlands College is literally ‘bleeding’ as part of Mandela Month and at the same time, displaying one of their core values which is ‘respecting community value’. Excellence runs in their...

VLV Uitenhage se vroue besoek kleuterskool

2015-07-02 06:00

VLV-Uitenhage tak besoek Lucky Luke kleuterskooltjie Tydens ‘n besoek op 27 Mei aan Lucky Lukeskooltjie het ons die kleutertjies geleer om ‘n bal uit ‘n ou kous, ‘n klippie, koerantpapier en ‘n paar...

Aloe Trail winter walk on Sunday

2015-06-25 06:00

The Zwartkops Conservancy invites the public to join them on a walk in the Aloe Reserve. The Aloes are in full bloom and make a wonderful sight. There is a choice of 2 trails. The full 7Km trail is...

Lady Luck smiles on women at Bingo Royale

2015-06-25 06:00

IT was a clean sweep for women at the Win-a-Merc draw at three Bingo Royale outlets on Saturday, June 13. Number 13 was certainly lucky for Zibula Nosisa, Joy Petersen and Sanette Jonker. Bingo...

Extreme 4x4 action at Wildsfees

2015-06-25 06:01

The “Nankang Extreme 4X4” Challenge will be held at the Lookout on Saturday and will be coupled to the annual Kirkwood “Wildsfees” as in past years. The venue is situated at the entrance the Kirkwood...

‘Going Polo against fracking’

2015-06-25 06:01

From the sky it must have looked like a giant dust snake crawling along gravel roads near Graaff Reinet, winding through valleys and past the mountains of the Karoo. That’s what you get when the...

Housewives league discusses customer service

2015-06-25 06:00

Customer service will be the topic of discussion during the Uitenhage Housewives League’s next meeting on Thursday, July 2nd at St Katharine’s church hall in Market Street. The guest speaker of the...


Kindersorg krieket-toernooi se wenners

2015-07-02 06:00

Uitenhage Kinder- en Gesinsorgvereniging het ’n T10 junior kriekettoernooi in Rosedale aangebied as deel van Jeugdagvieringe. Vier spanne het kragte gemeet in die uitkloptoernooi en die Dream Team was...


2015-07-02 06:00

)Bridge Uitenhage Bridge Club: Results of the Team competition: 1. Stephanie Easton, Joey Goosen, Denise Cunningham andamp; Burleigh Tunbridge (16); 2. Glenda Dollery, Shirley Jacobs, Florene...

Fees bars uit sy nate, koue ten spyt

2015-07-02 06:00

Te midde van bibber-temperature, het besoekers aan die Absa Kirkwood-wildsfees die naweek die bywoningsrekord laat spat. “Hoewel ons eers later vandeesweek die finale syfers sal hê, is daar ’n...

Two VW hijackers busted in KwaNobuhle

2015-07-02 06:01

The quick response of two police officials from KwaNobuhle resulted in the arresting of two armed men who on Sunday night tried to hijack a VW Polo in Mabandla Road. “WO Jacobus Wyatt and Const. Wayne...

Despatch inwoners staan tou vir water

2015-07-02 06:01

Inwoners van Despatch is sedert Saterdag met droë krane gelaat. Maandag het inwoners plek-plek op die dorp by waterpunte saamgedrom om drinkwater by vyf munisipale tenkwaens te tap. JP Labuschagne het...

Komberse teen koue benodig vir bejaardes en kinders

2015-07-02 06:00

Ysige koue het ons land in ’n greep en niemand voel dit meer as bejaardes en kinders nie. Solidariteit Helpende Hand se Despatch-tak rig ’n dringende versoek aan die publiek om komberse en warm...

Oud-spoorweg-manne hou reünie

2015-07-02 06:01

’n Reünie word beplan vir oud- ambagsmanne sowel as vakleerlinge wat in die 1980’s en 1990’s onder die werksinspekteur van die voormalige Suid-Afrikaanse Spoorweë werksaam was. Die reünie word...

Tablers to brave the cold

2015-06-25 06:01

With the colder weather making us reach for our blankets and warm clothing, the Winter Knights of the Round Table are calling the public to join them in the fight against the cold and to help them...

Diabetes support group meets

2015-06-25 06:01

The Uitenhage Diabetes Support Group will have its monthly meeting on Wednesday, July 1st (18:00) at the Andries Marais Boardroom at Netcare Cuyler Hospital. The aim of the support groups is to assist...

U’hage woman wins vouchers worth R15 000

2015-06-25 06:01

A woman from KwaNobuhle was one of twenty national winners who each walked away with shopping vouchers worth R15 000. Lulama Sambokwe, a customer of OK Grocer Uitenhage, could not believe that...

Jumble sale in aid of Uitenhage SPCA

2015-06-25 06:00

The Uitenhage SPCA is hosting an open day with jumble sale on Sunday with the aim to attract the public and facilitate adoptions. “We we will be there between 10:00 and 12:00 and members of the...

Sunny skies over Wildsfees fun

2015-06-25 06:01

Sunny skies are forecast for the 2015 Absa Kirkwood Wildsfees weekend packed with entertainment and things to do for the wild at heart family and music lovers. “The tents and marquees are all up, the...


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