Youth benefit from first-aid training

Tears of joy were flowing on Friday, 27 October 2017, when 13 youth from Oudtshoorn and George, as well as 10 youth from Great Brak River Youth Cafés respectively received their certificates following a First Aid Level 3 training course they have completed successfully. The one week training programme was presented by the Eden District […]

Charity cabaret in Great Brak

Petro Taute’s annual “60 minutes around the world” cabaret in Great Brak is now in its sixth year and has become so popular that two shows are planned – on Wednesday and Thursday, 8 and 9 November. This year funds raised will be in aid of Child Welfare Great Brak River, Sonskynvallei Aftercare, Hartenbos and […]


On Wednesday 8 and Thursday 9 November Petro Taute’s annual “60 minutes around the world” cabaret in aid of Child Welfare Great Brak, Sonskynvallei After-Care, Hartenbos and Diepkloof Kleuterskool, Glentana returns to Great Brak River. Now in its 6th year, this popular charity show combines song, dance and a bit of humour – a great […]

Geskoei – Bekendstelling – Johan Murray

Graag nooi ek vriende, kollegas en enigeen met ‘n liefde vir die letterkunde na die bekendstelling van my debuutbundel geskoei Woensdagaand, 11 Oktober 2017, by Wordsworth in die Garden Route Mall. Ons ontmoeting by Wordsworth: 18h30 tot 20h00. Ek praat ‘n bietjie oor myself, lees van my gedigte voor, en twee vriendinne wat reeds die […]

Flower Festival a great success

GREAT BRAK NEWS – The Searle Memorial Church, Great Brak River, first hosted its very popular Festival of Flowers in 1993 but a follow-up was held on 12 October 1998 to celebrate the opening of the church on 12 October 1930. It has since become a biennial event with a different theme, this year’s being […]

World Cleanup Day: let’s do our bit

SOUTHERN CAPE NEWS – Covering nearly 1 500km of the South African coastline, with a number of nodal cleanups to be implemented from Melkbosstrand in the west, to Ballito on the east coast, the inaugural “big cleanup” – a network of participating organisations and volunteer groups – will deliver a wave of change to our […]