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Plett School Closed After Heavy Rain

2nd September 2015

Kai Muller (11) makes the best of the heavy rainfall in Plettenberg Bay, by taking a paddle ski out along Longships Road (Photo: Knysna-Plett Herald)

The Wittedrift High School just outside Plettenberg Bay closed its doors for the day and learners were sent home after heavy rainfall in the area caused the Bitou River to wash over the road at the Wadrift low level bridge.

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749 Rhinos Killed In 2015

1st September 2015

749 rhinos killed in 2015

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says rhino poaching remains a massive problem but she added measures are in place to tackle the scourge. Molewa released the latest rhino poaching statistics on Sunday, showing that, on average, there are 12 groups of poachers operating in the Kruger National Park, at any given time.

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South African Javelin Star Wins Bronze In Beijing

1st September 2015

South African javelin star Sunette Viljoen won the bronze medal at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing in August 2015, giving her a boost before the Rio Olympics in 2016. >(Image: Wikipedia)

South African javelin thrower Sunette Viljoen at last banished past disappointment this weekend in the IAAF World Athletics Championships in Beijing, where she won a bronze medal. Her win brought South Africa’s medal tally for the championships up to three.

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New Decision On Desalination Plant

31st August 2015

Generic image (Image: Mossel Bay Advertiser)

The Mossel Bay Council, at itsr monthly meeting yesterday, Thursday, 27 August, approved that the future maintenance and operation of the Mossel Bay desalination plant be moved in-house.

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Help Others, Empower Yourself

31st August 2015

Henry Greyling, a Sedgefield resident and businessman, gives of his time to help others (Photo: Fran Kirsten).

Sedgefield resident and architectural draughtsman Henry Greyling believes that by giving back to society you ultimately empower yourself. Greyling, a shy and private person, has been living in Sedgefield for the past 16 years. He says that he has been toying with the idea of giving back to society for some time. “I went through a difficult period in my personal life during 2014 and learned how difficult it was to ask for help.”

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Sa's Best Golfers In Sedgefield

31st August 2015

Some of the players at the inaugural Sedge Links PGA Par 3 Invitational Tournament at the Sedge Links Golf Club (Photo: Fran Kirsten).

During a media launch on Tuesday, August 18, Sedge Links Golf director PJ Gronum announced that the Sedge Links Golf Club will once again host the Sedge Links PGA (Professional Golfers Association) Invitational Par 3 Tournament on Saturday, November 28.

Inset:  Some of the players at the inaugural Sedge Links PGA Par 3 Invitational Tournament at the Sedge Links Golf Club. From left are Altus Kapp (Scratch Golf, Knysna), Peter Berman (owner of Scratch Golf, Knysna), Roelof Roelofse (one of SA’s top 25 teaching professionals), Heinrich Bruiners (George local and European PGA tour player), Chris Dixon (top 9 professional golfer in South and South Eastern Region), Cliff Barnard (partially hidden - Plettenberg Bay professional), John Bland (holding his tropy) (Photo: Fran Kirsten).

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South Africa's Anthem, Prayer Power Van Niekerk

31st August 2015

Sprinter Wayde Van Niekerk was the first SA athlete to win gold at the IAAF World Championships  (Image: All Athletics)

Well wishes from South Africans poured in on the social media pages of Wayde van Niekerk after he won the gold medal in the 400m race at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing. The athlete shared his moments before and after the event.

Inset:  Sprinter Wayde Van Niekerk made South Africans proud when he was the first athlete of the country to win a gold medal at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing yesterday. (Image: All Athletics)

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South African Sprinter Jobodwana Takes On The World's Best

31st August 2015

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana and world record holder Usain Bolt from Jamaica met on the track was at the London Olympics in 2012  (Image: Wikipedia)

South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana has won bronze in the IAAF World Athletics Championship 200m final, to share the podium with world record holder Jamaican Usain Bolt – who passed the post just fractions of a second ahead of the South African athlete.

Inset:  The first time South African sprinter Anaso Jobodwana and world record holder Usain Bolt from Jamaica met on the track was at the London Olympics in 2012. Yesterday the two athletes competed again in the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China. (Image: Wikipedia)

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Calling All Lifesavers

28th August 2015

Calling all lifesavers

Lifesavers and those wishing to learn the skills of lifesaving will be on Knysna’s and other local beaches by the festive season if those driving an exciting new initiative succeed in paving the way not only for safer beaches, but also for opportunities for youngsters who want to enjoy a meaningful sport.

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Plett Shipwrecks Explored

28th August 2015

An old shipwreck uncovered on Central Beach, Plettenberg Bay when sand was washed away during a storm, sparked interest in the areas maritime heritage amongst residents.

After one of Plettenberg Bay’s many shipwrecks showed itself for the first time in more than 20 years when a large portion of sand washed away during a storm recently, one of South Africa’s leading marine archaeologist headed to town.

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South African Research Team Develops Concentrated Solar Power System

27th August 2015

Designed and developed at Stellenbosch University, the Helio100 system is portable and easy to install without losing the effectiveness of solar energy technology. The system can generate up to 150kW. (Image: Solar Thermal Energy Research Group)

The Solar Thermal Research Group at Stellenbosch University has completed a prototype system to help make generating solar energy more efficient and cheaper. The Helio100 system uses mirrors to focus the sun's energy on to one central point, turning heat into electricity.

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South Africa Is Top For Affordable Financial Services

27th August 2015

Unlike many other countries, both men and women make use of financial services in South Africa, where about 69% of men and 69% of women have accounts with a formal financial institution or mobile money provider. (Image: Media Club South Africa)

Three-quarters of adult South Africans have bank accounts, and women generally have equal access to formal financial services. Several mobile money payment systems, initiatives to digitise government transfers, and an extensive banking infrastructure all support financial inclusion.

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Cycling From Cape To Cairo

26th August 2015

Gaven Sinclair as he was leaving Mossel Bay en route to Plettenberg Bay.

Gaven Sinclair left Muizenberg in Cape Town on 15 August on a bicycle trip from Cape Town to Cairo. He stopped over in Mossel Bay, where he rested for the weekend.

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Flysafair Launches Insane R1 Sale

26th August 2015

FlySafair launches insane R1 sale

FlySafair has launched an insane sale, which will see tickets sold at a ridiculously low price. The sale will see 30 000 flights on all the airline's routes sold for R1 each. To make it even crazier, the price is inclusive of airport taxes.

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Holy Cross Celebrates 120 Years

26th August 2015

On 14 September Holy Cross George will be 120 years old.

On 14 September, Holy Cross George will be 120 years old. Principals, teachers and pupils from 9 Holy Cross schools in Southern Africa and Namibia will come to celebrate this milestone in George.

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Experts Ready For Young South Africans Online

26th August 2015

Experts ready for young South Africans online (Image: Media Club South Africa)

Advice from health experts such as psychologists, nutritionists and general practitioners is now just a few clicks away, following the launch by the Department of Health of a mobi-site targeting young people. It will help adolescents to make informed choices about their health.

Inset:  A mobi-site helps young people to make informed decisions about their health and social issues. It also gives them an opportunity to talk to professionals about their problems. (Image: Media Club South Africa)
 

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Celebrate The Arrival Of Spring

25th August 2015

Santos Beach from the top (Photo: Mossel Bay Advertiser)

Residents of Mossel Bay and surrounds are invited to 'bring your bling' and celebrate the official arrival of spring on 1 September with a dip in the sea at Santos beach. Jacques Arendt, presenter of the Algoa FM Garden Route drive-time show on weekday afternoons, has promised to be the first in the water.

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South Africa’s Medupi Power Station Is Up And Running

25th August 2015

Almost 800 megawatts of power are being fed into Eskom’s grid since one of Medupi Power Station’s units went into commercial operation on 23 August 2015. (Image: Eskom)

Despite all the constructions delays and labour turmoil, Medupi Power Station went into commercial operation on Sunday, 23 August. It will pump almost 800 megawatts of power into the national grid and will help to alleviate the load shedding that has plagued the country.

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Birding Splendour Among The Lakes

24th August 2015

A kingfisher enjoys the warmth of the sun at the swimming pool of birder-friendly Serpentine Manor in Wilderness. Photos provided by Serpentine Manor owner and bird lover, Susan Schridde.

The road trip has, in the last decade or so, become a great break from reality for singles, friends, families and couples who head off to see where the road may lead.

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More Go George Routes Operational Monday

24th August 2015

GO GEORGE buses.

The GO GEORGE operations team just announced that the Denneoord and Loerie Park bus routes will also go operational on Monday morning, at the usual times.

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