Editor’s note

Heaven needed you more …

Two beautiful people passed away this past week. One of them we at the News knew very well and the other person was quite well-known in the community. One lost her battle against a terrible disease while the other succumb to various ailments. Fifteen-year-old Ruby Ballack and 33-year-old Riaan Smit have entered eternity and we,…

We pray for you Knysna

Seeing the devastation and reading about the heartache occurring in Knysna and surrounds has left me in awe. In awe because our community came together to provide relief – and I for one am tremendously proud to call Krugersdorp my home. You have once again proved that your kindness towards your fellow-man knows no bounds….

Miracle-workers with hearts of gold

The News team recently handed over the knot blankets which we made to Charmaine Booysens from The 9th Day Animal Shelter in Oatlands. The blankets formed part of the News’ project, Hande vat vir Liefde. When we arrived at the shelter it was as clear as daylight that the need here is enormous. I, for…

Is it really worth the risk?

I think I have seen it all in my 32 years on this Earth. While driving to work one morning during this week, I saw something which left me speechless. Standing at the red traffic light, I noticed the woman driver behind me busy doing her make-up. Looking right, I then noticed another woman, travelling…

We’re lacing up, are you?

This year, the News’ team and its colleagues from Caxton Joburg West will take part in Tekkie Tax Day. What is Tekkie Tax, you ask? Swap your high heels, work shoes or school shoes for your favourite comfy pair of takkies, and join the worthy cause of helping to protect the vulnerable. Participating means that…

Thank you so much!

A few days ago, the News team hosted what I believe was a successful community workshop in conjunction with the ladies of the Amandel Aksie group from the Suiderlig church. It was a blanket-making workshop in aid of The 9th Day Animal Shelter. The morning was filled with chatter and laughter as young and old…

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