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  • 13 Jan 2021
    Christmas morning dawns beautifully… before turning shockingly violent

    ‘On Christmas Day/on Christmas Day/on Christmas Day in the morning’ goes the song, and beautiful it was at around six-ish - quiet, clear and warmer than the pre-Christmas week of cloud and rain.
    It’s Christmas Day and a couple of 70-plussers are out for a walk down Julia Avenue.
    In the...

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  • 13 Jan 2021
    Does Bitou have a friend in the fencing business?

    It is difficult to conceive as to what Bitou Municipality is doing to promote tourism in Plettenberg Bay. In fact, they seem hell bent on destroying both the economy and tourist business of the town.
    I feel sure that Mr Ramaphosa did not order beaches (the most open areas for human breathing) to...

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  • 13 Jan 2021
    Thanks a stack to ‘Smhart’ Ronney and Bitou’s tireless maintenance team

    We would like to express our gratitude and thanks to Ronney of Smhart Alarms, who came to assist us, as well ensuring that no one touched the live cable that had broken off and was lying across our driveway and alongside the pavement, as this was a highly-dangerous situation.
    Ronney went out of...

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  • 18 Nov 2020
    The blue crane chicks are doing well!

    Since being delivered to Tenikwa for rehabilitation, the chicks have been growing steadily and their wing pin feathers are starting to show. We are monitoring their diet, exercise and development carefully to ensure their long legs can bear their weight as they grow.
    They are learning to forage...

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  • 11 Nov 2020
    Share the wealth and do wonders for our inter-ward relations

    Well, the building industry is at last picking up. Good for employment, good for the building suppliers, good in every way, with people wanting to live in the best environment in SA.
    Unfortunately, one of the extremes in wealth, house prices are only now catching up with where we were back in...

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