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Legislation is needed to exhibit animals in public

2018-08-16 06:01

THE Uitenhage & District SPCA wishes to draw the attention of the public, exhibitors and organisers of events involving animals, that there are legal criteria involved.

Indecently quick Corvette sets new lap record at endurance 500

2018-08-16 06:01

A chilly Aldo Scribante Racetrack last Saturday played host to the South African Endurance Championship Nelson Mandela Bay 500 where an all-time lap record was set.


2018-08-16 06:01

UD Express subscribes to the Code of Ethics and Conduct for South African Print and Online Media that prescribes news that is truthful, accurate, fair and balanced. If it doesn’t live up to the Code,...

Drostdy Work Place Annual General Meeting

2018-08-16 06:00

The Annual General Meeting of Drostdy Work Place for the mentally challenged adults will be held on Tuesday, August 21st at 10:00 at the Drostdy workshop. All interested are most welcome to attend.

U’hage High geared up for annual derby

2018-08-16 06:00

FOR many years the Derby has been a highlight on the sporting calendar in the community as it brings together the best of what the schools Gamble Street, Uitenhage High, John Walton and McCarthy have...

Gamtoosvallei maak reg vir Nartjiefees

2018-08-16 06:00

’n SOET nartjie is ’n lekker ding. En van dié lekkerte gaan daar tonne wees in die Gamtoosvallei by vanjaar se Nartjiefees op Loerie!.

Local dancers on stage at Friendly City festival

2018-08-16 06:00

DANCE students, young and old, from Despatch, Uitenhage and Kirkwood will be among the more than 650 participants in the Friendly City Dance Festival which will be held at the PE Opera House next...

Third early morning armed house robbery

2018-08-16 06:00

IN a third incident within a month’s time, armed robbers have during the early morning hours struck a house in Uitenhage.

How climbing and play help your child grow

2018-08-16 06:00

Movement is crucial for your child’s development, making outdoor play the perfect activity for your toddler and preschooler.

Fast and flat Despatch road race

2018-08-09 06:01

THE popular 10km Despatch Road Race, known among athletes as the fast and flat race will be hosted by the Despatch Athletics Club on Spring Day, September 1st.

Music duo in perfect harmony

2018-08-09 06:01

There are no boundaries when creating or performing - what you hear is an auditory representation of Rouchelle and Darren Peens’ (Digby and the Lullaby) thoughts, memories and emotions. It is a...

Popular fast food drive thru rises in Despatch

2018-08-09 06:01

FOR the first time in the 76-year history of Despatch, the town will be home to a KFC Drive Thru store.

Despatch proud of its award-winning retailer

2018-08-09 06:01

TAKING the lead out of more than 100 stores in the Eastern Cape with regard to outstanding customer service, is Despatch SUPERSPAR, which was named the Store of the Year.


World’s best triathlon athletes flock to Bay

2018-08-16 06:01

NELSON Mandela Bay is the first ever African city to host an IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship event.

Young artists invited to decorate IRONMAN figurines

2018-08-16 06:01

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Art Museum invites young artists between the ages of 10 and 17 years to decorate IRONMAN figurines.

Madibaz to host varsity netball tournament

2018-08-16 06:01

THE SPAR Madibaz team are determined to put on a display worthy of the occasion when the Varsity Netball tournament kicks off in Port Elizabeth next weekend.

Musikant bring hulde aan langarmorkes

2018-08-16 06:00

AS daar oor die Kohl-broers van Uitenhage gepraat word, bring dit goeie herinneringe, veral vir diegene wat van dans hou want dié broers kón musiek maak en het gesorg dat ’n dansbaan vol bly.

Beach clean-up to collect ‘dirty dozen’

2018-08-16 06:00

WESSA Algoa Bay Branch is having another beach clean-up this Saturday, with the aim to collect data on the “Dirty Dozen”, which is the 12 most common items found on the beach and to compare results...

Gospel group’s tribute to women

2018-08-16 06:00

The Christos Dunamai Singers will be on stage in the Allanridge Civic Centre on Sunday to celebrate and validate the women of Uitenhage in song.

Presentation on marine mammal research

2018-08-16 06:00

AN overview of close to 50 years of research, ranging from work on bycaught and stranded animals to field studies in the Eastern Cape waters, will be presented at Bayworld and the public are invited...

Motorcycle club to host fun enduro day

2018-08-16 06:00

ROVER Motorcycle Club will be hosting their 2nd Fun Enduro day this Saturday aimed at all levels of riders including kids, juniors and adults.

‘Die Bye’ won hard-fought rugby clash

2018-08-09 06:01

THE inaugural Buco Challenge rugby clash between age old rivals Uitenhage High Scool (Die Bye) and John Walton Secondary School (Mama) was won by the “stinging factor” of Uitenhage High.

Women’s Day: Many voices to sing from the heart

2018-08-09 06:01

A 70-voiced women’s alternative chorus all the way from Portsmouth in New Hampshire, USA, will be joined by double the number of local voices, including a school choir from Uitenhage, in celebrating...

Vinnige feite: Addo olifante verskuiwing na Darlingtondam

2018-08-09 06:01

Addo-olifant Nasionale Park het verlede week oor 3 dae 28 olifante vanuit die hoofgedeelte van die Addo park verskuif na die Darlingtondam-gedeelte van die park. Hier is ’n paar vinnige feite oor die...

Veldwagter trots om natuurerfenis te beskerm

2018-08-09 06:01

VELDWAGTER Clive Hendricks (35) is vir die afgelope 14 jaar deel van die span wat omsien na die veiligheid van wilde diere in Addo-olifant Nasionale Park. Hy sê dis vir hom soos ’n droom, nie ’n werk...

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