Die hele huis van ’n Macassar-gesin is verlede Maandag (26 November) in ’n oogwink verwoes.
Instead of planning for his 30th birthday which would have been celebrated today (Thursday), a young man’s family has been left making arrangements for his funeral.
A 61-year-old mother and her 27-year-old daughter have been arrested in a coordinated police operation while they were offloading an assortment of illegal drugs into a storage facility in Somerset West.
It was derby weekend on the local club cricket scene, with the first teams of Helderberg and Hottentots Holland cricket clubs squaring off in a First Division B encounter at the Naval Sports Grounds in Gordon’s Bay on Saturday 1 December.
A large sum of the money has been lent by the City of Cape Town for the refurbishment of waste water-treatment plants in the Helderberg.
Helderberg Pirates allowed the game to get away from them in the last two innings as they succumbed to 4-6 to Athlone A’s in a Western Province Major League baseball match at Radloff Park in Somerset West on Saturday 1 December.
A new market in Gordon’s Bay is set to be a welcoming space where talented local artisans can display and sell their handmade products directly to the people of the Helderberg.
The old dilapidated blue building on the Strand beachfront may very soon be the talk of the town.
Baba swart skaap het jy baie wol?.
Parliament’s Portfolio Committee for Policing welcomed progress made to remedy previously raised policing concerns during a visit to Macassar Police Station last week.
Helderberg-gemeenskappe het onlangs verskeie politieke leiers verwelkom om brandende kwessies ter tafel te lê in die hoop om oplossings te vind.
Sport has always been seen as a catalyst to shaping and developing communities.
Claudia Dieckmann will once again spearhead a group of swimmers that will take on the province’s premier open water swim, the fifth annual Sanlam Cape Mile at Eikenhof Dam on Sunday 17 February 2019.
In Pen & Ink.
The junior division of Young Bafana Football Academy honoured its top performing stars – on and off the pitch – at its annual prize-giving ceremony at Radloff Park in Somerset West on Sunday 2 December.
The curtain was drawn over a very eventful club rugby season a few weeks ago. The 2019 season will officially kick-off in April, but clubs are already hard at work preparing for yet another entertaining year.
The first team of Helderberg Cricket Club will be kicking themselves after they failed to capitalise on a sterling bowling performance in their match against First Division B log leaders Montrose Cricket Club.
A reader expressed disgust at the apparent lack of humanity portrayed by doctors at a Somerset West practice, for apparent lack of urgency or eagerness to assist a man who had fallen from the roof of a building.
Strand Rotary Club recently held a surprise celebration to recognise and honour the longest serving member of the club, past district governor Ken Lester.
Following the article “Cops nab armed ‘robbers’ ” published in last week’s edition of DistrictMail, a relative of the victim approached the newspaper to set the record straight.
Hanlie Retief is 'n bekroonde skrywer en aanbieder van 'n Halfuur met Hanlie op Via.
Blouwillem is 'n voorheen bevoordeelde, tans geseënde middeljarige man.
Waldimar Pelser is redakteur van Rapport en aanbieder van 'In Gesprek' op kykNET.
Murray La Vita is 'n bekroonde rubriekskrywer en profielskrywer vir Netwerk24.
Ivor Price is 'n bekende radiopersoonlikheid en rubriekskrywer vir Netwerk24.
Piet Matipa is 'n draaiboekskrywer vir 7de Laan. Hy was voorheen 'n joernalis by Beeld in Pretoria.
Henry Jeffreys is 'n politieke kommentator en voormalige redakteur van Die Burger.
Johann Maarman is eindredakteur by Die Burger en 'n bekroonde rubriekskrywer.
Max du Preez is 'n outeur en joernalis. Hy was die stigtersredakteur van Vrye Weekblad.
Nathan Trantraal is 'n strokiesprentkunstenaar en digter van Kaapstad.
Annemarie van der Walt is 'n rubriekskrywer van Kaapsehoop in Mpumalanga.
Leopold Scholtz is 'n vryskutjoernalis en politieke kommentator.
Barnard Beukman is die redakteur van Beeld.
Gert Coetzee is redakteur van Volksblad.
Herman Lategan is 'n skrywer wie se rubrieke in 'Binnekring van Spookasems' gebundel is.
Sonja Loots is 'n dosent aan die Universiteit van Kaapstad en bekroonde outeur.
Sarel van der Walt is 'n joernalis vir Netwerk24 en 'n voormalige Londen-korrespondent vir Media24.
Charles Smith is Netwerk24 se nuusredakteur in Bloemfontein.
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