On Youth Day, 16 June, hundreds of loyal Springbok supporters flocked to Silverstar’s MTN Boktown to support our men in green and gold. Luckily the weather stayed away and even though Eskom’s loadshedding kicked in straight after half-time, the crowd stayed true to their team and supported them right through to the end. The News was also there to witness the epic game.
Die NG Kerk Krugersdorp-Oos gemeente se jaarlikse Winterfees was weer die hoogtepunt op talle se kalenders. Smullekker pannekoek, pragtige handgemaakte items en ‘n opwindende pretdraf was aan die orde van die dag. Die News was daar om elke oomblik vas te vang en om ook natuurlik aan al die lekker eetgoed te smul.
Unicorns, dragons and all magical beasts, mermaids, griffins and werewolves came to feast at the annual Fantasy Fayre, held at La Vue Guest Lodge in Kromdraai, on Saturday, 2 June. The event was hosted by the unique event organising company Alter Egos who are known for their magical entertainment events for all those who have majestic minds.
Hoërskool Monument (Monnas) se Kliphard Musiekfees was ‘n groot sukses en groepe soos Tussen Sterre, Saarkie, Joshua na die Reën, Spoegwolf en sanger Juan Boucher het die gehoor van begin tot einde op die punte van hul stoele gehou. Die komediant Schalk Bezuidenhout het tussen-in gesorg vir baie humor. Die News se Alanicka Lotriet sowel as News redakteur Janine Viljoen was daar om die geleentheid saam die gemeenskap te geniet.
The residents of Munsieville and Pango Camp are tired of waiting for the municipality to finish building the RDP houses they were promised more than 10 years ago. Consequently, they took to the streets on the morning of 10 May, blocking Van Riebeeck Road (the R563) with rocks and debris.
The classes from both the Wilropark and Featherbrooke branches were each assigned a country, among them America, Italy, China, the Netherlands, South Africa and Mauritius.
The Muddy Puppy event returned by popular demand, and it was nothing short of spectacular. On Sunday, 8 April, dogs and their owners were presented with the opportunity to strengthen their bond by getting muddy together in a fabulously filthy obstacle course. News journalist Alanicka Lotriet took her own doggy along and enjoyed it thoroughly.
Handicapped Scuba Association South Africa hosted a 50-hour dive marathon and gave people with all kinds of disabilities the chance to dive with their fellow divers. The marathon was held at Miracle Waters in Brits. News journalist Bianca Pindral joined them.
A Viking Thing, was hosted by the Medieval Fight Club South Africa at La Vue Lodge in Muldersdrift and those who attended showed off their amazing costumes and skills.
Op Vrydag, 16 Februarie was geesvang en lekker kuier aan die orde van die dag toe bejaardes van Jubilado-aftreeoord aan ‘n stylvolle en humoristiese modeparade deelgeneem het.
The Muddy Puppy Race was hosted at Walkhaven Dog Park by One Plan Pet Insurance and by the time the starting whistle was blown, everyone was already covered in mud, including the dogs, and both humans and dogs were having a ball. The News’ Bianca Pindral was there to capture the fun and muddy event.