Blacked out

Woodstock residents were plunged into darkness on Tuesday February 23, when a truck navigating Regent Street, around Regent Square, hit an electricity pole....

A heartfelt farewell to Mr Two Oceans…

OWN CORRESPONDENTChet Sainsbury, former race director of the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon (OMTOM), died on Tuesday after a long cancer battle. He was...

55 arrests at Mascani settlement

Woodstock police swooped on the Mascani informal settlement in Railway Street, in the early hours of Thursday February 18, arresting 55 people, mostly on...

Stand a chance to win Star Wors tickets

* What if Star Wars was set in South Africa? The space odyssey would run riot with madcap mayhem, comical conundrum, and dark...

School in mourning over pupil, 15

LAUREN O’CONNOR-MAY Reagan Payne fell from open train doors to his death on Wednesday February 10. The 15-year-old was travelling home from Oude Molen High...

Robberies hit the Claremont area

TAURIQ HASSENThe condition of an elderly couple from Claremont who were attacked in their Washintgon Street home last week, has been described as “serious...

New tunes from the Simon van Gend Band

JOHN HARVEYObservatory singer-songwriter Simon van Gend reminds one of a time when music was made for music’s sake - a forgotten era when the...

Meet the Demon Barber of Fleet Street

JOHN HARVEY Despite having won two Fleur du Cap Awards previously, South African theatre personality Jonathan Roxmouth is still “nervous” ahead of this year’s...

How to grow ‘edibles’ during water restrictions

OWN CORRESPONDENT With much of the country suffering the effects of drought, the City of Cape Town implemented Level 2 water restrictions at the...

Education initiative aims to help schools succeed

JOHN HARVEYIn a world that has all but accepted that acts of kindness take a back seat to the demands of everyday life,...