Get a taste of a cool business idea

In honour of Women’s Month in August, I am sharing this story of early start-up entrepreneur Kristen Buttress, owner of Kristen’s Kick Ass...

Empty promises

Trish Donmall, SilvergladesThe City of Cape Town’s slogan is “The City That Works For You”. Well I for one would love to know who...

Early payment of social grants

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) has announced that social grant payments for August have been brought forward and were to start yesterday,...

Death traps

Small wild animals are in dire danger of being caught in cruel and illegal snares on the edge of SANParks land. Alan Hopper, a resident...

Complaint of racism against hotel group

Kevashini Govender said she and her family were the victims of racism at Sante Hotel in Paarl, when they stayed there mid-week, to celebrate...

Civic forum surprises mayor at office with ‘gatvol’ petition

After waiting in vain for a response from the mayor of Cape Town to hand over the “Gatvol” petition, signed by more than 4...

Card payment allowed for car registrations at civic centre

STAFF WRITERThe City of Cape Town is now offering card payment facilities for motor vehicle registration services at its Fish Hoek civic centre offices. The...

Candidate battle is on in ward of extremes

The same candidates for the DA and ANC will be standing against each other in a ward of extremes, one which includes low density,...

Camp comedy

Alex and Lucy Tops are on at the Kalk Bay Theatre in Camp Carrawack until Saturday August 27. They promise a comic romp round...

Birds of a feather

Valyland nursery has some decidedly not run-of-the mill pigeons, donated by Donald Bland of the National Fancy Pigeon Association. Echo reader Ron Clark took...