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!

The 2017 DIAS FESTIVAL: 2 to 5 February 2017

The Portuguese explorer Bartholomeu Dias headed an expedition to sail around the southern tip of Africa in the hope of finding a trade route to India.  Dias and his fleet eventually entered what he named Aguada de São Brás (Bay of Saint Blaise) – later renamed Mossel Bay after the abundance of mussels in the […]

Bikers have BIG Hearts

A Coded Christmas for Wolwedans Crèche It all started with an e-mail from Heilette Schutte, a social worker from Groot Brak. Working in a small town like Groot Brak has it’s challenges. When it comes to support and donations small towns are easily overlooked. It was a desperate Heilette that decided to turn to the […]

Die George Oumotorskou vier 21 jaar

Die George Oumotorskou, gedrewe deur Oakhurst Versekeringsmaatskappy Beperk, vier sy 21ste bestaansjaar op 11 en 12 Fbruarie 2017. “Tydens hierdie jaarlikse geleentheid van die Suid-Kaap Oumotorklub gaan die George Oumotorskou se 21ste bestaansjaar gevier word met ‘n uitstalling van sowat 1 000 voertuie,” sê Phillip Rosser, voorsitter van die reëlingskomitee van die 2017 skou. Na […]