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Hengelaars ken hul storie

Drie van LMS se leerlinge het die afgelope vakansie aan die SA Varswater Oewerhengel se Nasionale Toernooi deelgeneem.

Recollections of Doctor Alston’s treatment

ON the Vryheid Herald website I read that Dr Alston is calling it a day after 50 years. A more stellar record is hard to imagine. I wish him all the best with his retirement.

Mountainbikers busy with several events

THE past weekend has been a busy one with mountainbikers taking part in events all over.The 6th Ashburton event in the series was held at Kaapsehoop near Nelspruit.

Life Hack: Survival kit for severe weather

Keeping a backpack with all your survival tools handy in case a natural disaster hits might be something to consider in light of the recent weather patterns around the world.

Dedekind family reveals Lara’s final gift of love

“Even in this time of great sadness,” added the Mayor, “it must be considered what a great thing Lara has done, even in her death. Those who benefit from her organ donation must think of her every day and remember this young lady’s kindness, her selflessness and her vision for the lives and future of others, not just herself…”

Bikers bid a brother farewell

Dumisani Ntshangase, who was co-founder and treasurer of SISONKE MCC in Durban, had been travelling home from the memorial service of a fellow biker when his bike skidded underneath a taxi and he was declared dead on scene.

A ban on weddings at Paddadam

The Paddadam committee decided that allowing the Park to be used as a wedding venue defeated the main aim of the development if families had to be denied access to the recreational facility.