The Rhodes University Environmental committee will be hosting a Green Fund Run on 10 October 2010. Registrations will be open from 08:30 to 10:00 on 8 October 2010 outside Eden Grove (Lucas Avenue), on the 9 October2010 outside of Pick n Pay (Peppergrove Mall) and half an hour before the start of the race. Individual registration costs R10, and teams of 5 can register for R50.
Author: Busisiwe Hoho
Cabinet has approved what is now commonly known as the “Shoot to Kill” Bill, an amendment to Section 49 of the Criminal Procedure Act of 1977. The amendment has not been made public as it still awaits the go ahead from state law advisers.
Local textile artist Karen Wentworth, who had two works accepted for last years’s Sanlam Vuleka National Art Competition, is to hold an exhibition of her work in Grahamstown. Her vibrant textile artworks often explore inner journeys.
We have been celebrating Heritage month in September under the theme: Celebrating 2010 Fifa Soccer World Cup. In some ways the Soccer World Cup is a great focal point because it highlights one of the biggest successes this country has ever experienced.
There is a rose for just about any sunny place in the garden. Roses may be chosen for their fragrance, their flower shape and scent or their growth habits, but in most gardens they are grown primarily for their colour, offering unlimited possibilities in the landscape. Colourscaping with roses Life is a garden when you discover the beautiful colours of roses.
It really is faster on foot – if you factor in the 15-minute penalty added to the times of competitors in vehicles. The Three Jills and a Jack team, comprising Di Grant (team leader), Kelly Dower, Kevin and Michelle Rafferty won the Amazing Chase around the streets of Grahamstown on Saturday morning when they sprinted over the finish line after 40 minutes, a mere two minutes after Pierre Ranchhod and his team completed the event by car.
What a (water) indaba! Makana Municipality’s Water Indaba concluded on Wednesday 15 September with high expectations. Delegates lauded the event a great success, and were optimistic that promises made by the Director of Technical and Infrastructural Services would be fulfi lled. KCC Chairperson, Dr Jim Cambray, was pleased
Wendy Maxwell, head chef at Maxwell’s Restaurant, has been selected as a finalist to participate in the Sunday Times Food Awards competition. She will fly to Johannesburg on Monday 4 October to compete against five other finalists in the Sunday Times Stalwart of the Kitchen category.
Alicedale residents have been shocked to find worms in their drinking water and are deeply concerned about this health hazard. The problem was first noticed two weeks ago and has not yet been rectified.
After months of fundraising and eight weeks of blood, sweat and tears to get fit after my ankle fracture, the time had finally arrived. I am ready to depart from South Africa to participate in the Dextro Energy World Triathlon Champs in Budapest!