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 […]

Car show returns to Mossel Bay

Due to popular demand from both vehicle owners and spectators, the second official Mossel Bay Wheels Gathering (MBWG) will be held in town on 16 December. As in 2016, the event will be held in Heiderand in the open park on the corner of Melkhout and Seder streets near the Mosselbaai Mall. “I am happy […]

Youth Café launched in Great Brak

To conclude youth month commemorations, the Western Cape Department of Social Development launched the Great Brak River Youth Café on Friday, 30 June. The youth café is a new R6.5-million facility. It is the product of the department’s partnership with PetroSA, which funded the construction of the building, and the Mossel Bay Municipality which availed […]

Power of Purple: Save the date

The Power of Purple is about to hit Mossel Bay in a major way. You need to save the date: Saturday 4 November. This is the day that the 9th Mossel Bay Cansa Relay For Life 2017 will be held, and this year it is with a new twist. The theme is the Power of […]

Knysna fires: forests survive

Initial findings indicate that the iconic Knysna forests were not affected by the fire, with only some fynbos areas and a tourist site burnt. SANParks spokesperson Nandi Mgwadlamba confirmed on Monday, June 19 that the areas from Goudveld to Diepwalle are accessible and were not at all affected by the fire. The Knysna forests are […]

A Proactive Effort in Youth Development

The newly opened Youth Cafè in Greenhaven, Great Brak River saw 20 young adults being hosted by the WONDERFUL SOUTHERN AFRICA FOUNDATION (WSAF) from the 8th – 13th May for a week of orientation. WSAF is a non-profit organisation whose primary aim is to improve quality of life and to relieve poverty. This is achieved by providing […]

In the Time Of Heat – Boek Gesprek

Boekgesprek/Book Review Plus Group Exhibition Sien aangehegte uitnodiging na n besonderse oggend . Die boekgesprek sal in Afrikaans wees. Hoop om u daar te sien! Please see the attached invitation to a special occasion. The book dicussion will be conducted in Afrikaans. Hope to see you there!