Homeless Plett residents given expired food after shack fire

2015-10-02 13:21

A group of residents from Plettenberg Bay’s informal settlement have expressed shock at being given expired food hampers by the local government after their homes were burnt down in a shack fire.

PetroSA employee falls to his death

2015-09-27 11:05

A PetroSA employee has died after falling 10 metres at a gas-to-liquid refinery in Mossel Bay, the parastatal says.

Teens found walking Knysna streets with pangas

2015-09-03 08:19

Knysna police have arrested two 16-year-old youths after they were found carrying pangas in the street.

Go George bus service suspended after torchings

2015-08-20 14:42

The Go George bus service has been suspended after four buses were set alight in the Western Cape city.

Teen rescuer: Drowning man was saying 'help, help'

2015-08-18 08:03

A Grade 8 pupil who saved a man from drowning has been given an award by the National Sea Rescue Institute.

Knysna murder: Cops tracing British couple's family

2015-08-03 17:53

Police are in the process of tracing the relatives of an elderly British couple who was attacked in their Knysna home.

Reward offered for info on Plett businessman’s murder

2015-07-28 12:18

No arrests have been made yet following the fatal shooting of 66-year-old Plettenberg Bay businessman John Barnes, who was found dead next to his dog in a bedroom.

Kannaland mayor praises municipality as oversight visit raises ‘grave’ concerns

2015-07-22 18:35

How well Kannaland municpality is performing depends on who you ask. Kannaland Mayor Jeffrey Donson is "very happy and satisfied", but officials have raised several concerns.

3 rescued off rock after being trapped by high tide

2015-07-05 12:31

Three people, including two children, have been rescued after the spring high tide left them trapped on a rock at Pacaltsdorp, near George, the NSRI says.

Chaos at Oudtshoorn council meeting

2015-07-02 09:01

The national department of co-operative governance and the Western Cape local government have to step in again to sort out issues in Oudtshoorn after a municipal council meeting descended into chaos.


Police in dogged search for four-footed crime fighters

2015-10-01 16:10

Western Cape police are appealing to the public to donate their dogs to the force after a number of four-footed crime-fighters recently retired.

6 killed in Western Cape collision

2015-09-11 22:56

Six men have been killed when the vehicles they were travelling in collided head-on along the N2 in Riversdal, paramedics said.

Go George buses running again after violent week

2015-08-24 12:35

The Go George bus services is back up and running, despite ongoing tensions between it and taxi associations.

Four buses torched in George

2015-08-19 20:21

Four buses have been set alight by taxi drivers in George in the Western Cape, police say.

Woman allegedly found with murdered Knysna couple's bakkie, clothes

2015-08-11 11:52

A 29-year-old woman will appear in the Knysna Magistrate’s Court after allegedly being found in possession of property stolen from a home during a violent robbery which led to the deaths of an elderly couple.

Oudtshoorn municipality placed under administration

2015-07-31 16:15

The troubled Oudtshoorn municipality in the Western Cape will be put under administration, the department of co-operative governance and traditional affairs says.

Dead woman found floating in Mossel Bay waters

2015-07-25 18:07

A body has been spotted floating near the Mossel Bay harbour, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Teen injured while sand boarding

2015-07-15 21:12

The 13-year-old boy is recovering in hospital after suffering torn ligaments to his left leg, says the NSRI.

Man dies on Mango flight

2015-07-03 17:05

A Mango flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town has been diverted to George after one of its passengers had a heart attack.

Toddler hospitalised after being beaten with a belt

2015-07-01 16:59

A man is set to appear in the Mossel Bay Magistrate's Court for allegedly beating his 2-year-old daughter with a belt.

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