Avoid empty pockets after festive rush

’Tis the season to be spending - or so it would seem if one had to take stock of the peculiarities that give the...

Mission for inclusive learning

One out of every 800 births is a baby with Down syndrome, and yet little is done to include these children, who develop more...

Balanced diet will give you lots of energy

Welcome to week four in our five-part fitness challenge. If you have been following us and doing the exercises, then well done. This week...

Peace and best wishes

Sheila Jacobs, chairperson, Community Cry for Peace organisation, Retreat The Community Cry for Peace organisation wishes all in our communities of Cafda and Retreat ...

Christmas party

Cape Community Newspapers (CCN) which publishes the Southern Mail and its sister titles, held a Christmas party for four educares at Maynardville park in...

Annual awards

Floreat Primary School in Steenberg held their annual awards evening on Wednesday November 29. The top academic achievers each received bursaries worth R1 000...

Residents at risk

No arrests have yet been made in the attempted murder case of three young children in Lavender Hill last week.The children, aged six, 10...

After 39 years in education teacher calls it a day

Steenberg High School geography teacher and deputy principal James Hendricks, 60, will be leaving teaching after 39 years in the profession.All of his teaching...

Besties take time out

They called them the “terrible twins” because they were always as thick as thieves and started teaching at the same time at Montague’s Gift...

Transport group celebrates first anniversary

The official celebration to mark the first anniversary of the Grassy Park and Surrounds Scholar Association (GPSSA) was held at Kannemeyer Primary School, on...