Court to decide on firefighters’ dispute

Speaking on condition of anonymity, workers at the Ottery Fire station said they had been forced, through scare tactics, threats and suspensions to start working 24-hour shifts again, from Tuesday October 8.

Glamorous granny

Bonita Bee, the secretary of the finance council, said the event was held at the parish hall where the grannies strutted their stuff to the cheers of onlooking bazaar-goers.

There is hope for cancer patients

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Cafda resident Cecilia Louw, 56, often encourages women to get tested for the disease.

Hot designs fresh off New York runway

The first ever New York Runway SA was held at the Crystal Towers Hotel in Century City recently.

Halal Week

A green pest control company, fashion designers, artists and producers of goods such as lotions and non-alcoholic drinks were among those who displayed their services and products.


Registration is from 8am to 10am at the picnic area on Zeekoevlei’s eastern shore. You can start walking anytime from 8.30am to 10am.

Drug bust in Lavender Hill

Steenberg police commended the community for providing information that led to the arrest.

Help Kauthar get treatment for life-threatening disease

Kauthar Bilgnaut, 11, was just a year old when she was diagnosed with the disease which affects the lungs and digestive system.

Proposed rezoning causes mixed feelings

If the application gets the green light the 4104m2 plot at 360 Schaapkraal Road (Erf 360) will be zoned from Rural to Local Business for a “series of line shops and one supermarket-type anchor tenant”.

Seniors on the move

Grade 7 pupils from St Mary’s Primary School in Retreat and Steenberg police assisted the elderly with the walk.