New police unit targets shoplifters

Claremont police station commander Colonel Maree Louw said the unit - to be based at Claremont - was a necessary because shoplifting was a priority crime in the area.

Prison missionary launches biography

Shona Allie goes to Pollsmoor prison every week and travels to national and international prisons every year to give hope to those incarcerated.

Red Cross receives much-needed donation

Voltamx Electrical Wholesalers held a Bollywood-inspired fund-raiser for the hospital last month and handed over a cheque for R150 000 to the hospital on Thursday July 11.

Men’s issues laid bare in docu-drama

#JustMen addresses contentious issues like gender-based violence and “toxic masculinity” while exploring how man think and engage in and with society.

Homage paid to human rights advocate

Dr Aisling Heath died in her sleep on the night of Friday June 28 from myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle caused by flu.

Hospital accused of negligence

After spending almost a month at the Pinelands hospital for a pre-dementia assessment in October last year, Pamela de Beer, 79, of Retreat, realised she had forgotten her wedding ring set at the hospital when she arrived at home.

Police seize weapons in raid

A 9mm pistol confiscated along with ammunition under Lower Church Street bridge in Woodstock.

Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela International Day is commemorated every year on July 18.

Halfway mark

Melanie Burke, who walked the pilgrimage route over eight days with two friends, says they raised R25000 of their target R50000.

Teddy bears and blankets donation

The teddy bears and blankets were knitted by women from the Chinese community.