Graskop restaurant in line to win big

Kopano Dibakwane God’s Window restaurant, in Graskop, was announced as one of the finalists for the 2017 Coca Cola Food Festival during the regional semi-finals for Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Northern Cape, Free State and North West. The event took place at the James and Ethel Gray Park, Johannesburg, on September 2. The owner, Barbara Ndlovu, said […]


Bus terminal targeted by criminals

Kopano Dibakwane Sabie SAPS is shocked by an act of criminality targeting a bus terminal which has stood for many years, providing shelter for commuters in times of rain and cold weather. The shameless thieves have already stolen four corrugated iron plates from the bus terminal roof and their appetite for destruction is a cause […]


A gift of blankets

Kopano Dibakwane Sixty pensioners gathered inside Glory Hill Clinic, Graskop, on August 23 to receive brand new blankets. According to Ward 10 councillor, Sandile Shongwe, the handover was an initiative by the Executive Mayor of Thaba Chweu Local Municipality, Selina Mashigo – Sekgobela. The pensioners were evidently appreciative of the empathetic act from the Mayor’s […]


Eskom says: Safety First

Michele du Plessis Eskom embarked on a countrywide campaign, the National Electricity Safety Month, in an effort to reduce electricity-related injuries and deaths across the country. Every year people die or suffer serious injuries due to electricity-related issues. The main cause has been illegal connections which are extremely dangerous. There is poor insulation, the wires […]


Pilgrim’s Rest Co-op receives head start

Frieda Paton Start-up equipment and supplies were provided to the budding Areduchap Co-operative in Pilgrim’s Rest by the Ehlanzeni District Municipality.  This was after it had secured a winning bid in a call for business plans by the Thaba Chweu Department of Local Economic Development. At a function on August 16, attended by locals and […]