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SAPS Spokesperson Mali Goven- to 23 years for a count of attempted rape, attempted murder and aggra- after rape allegations I n light of the 16 Days of Activism der said that these results are due to vated robbery. for No Violence Against Women the hard work of the Family Violence, • Thamsanqa Thuko (40) was sen- OLWETHU XABANISA and Children which began yes- Child Protection and Sexual Offenc- tenced to 11 years for raping a 63 terday, the Grahamstown SAPS have es Unit (FCS), which has been work- year old woman in September 2009. A GENERAL worker from Victoria Girls (VG) High School is still in cus- cause to celebrate four rape convic- ing around the clock and is deter- Process to be followed when a tody after an alleged rape case was opened against him at the beginning mined to get offenders behind bars. rape is reported: of the term by a Rhodes University student who is a student supervisor at News in brief “They have been commended by the Station Commander for their When a victim comes to the sta- tion, he/she is immediately taken to VG’s Beaufort House hostel. VG’s headmistress Madeleine Schoeman said that the incident was diligence and professionalism during the Victim Support Centre, where reported to have happened at the beginning of the term in October. Ac- Arrests made investigating,” said Govender. She the victim receives an initial de- cording to Schoeman the alleged rape occurred in the morning at the Grahamstown SAPS made sev- added that the unit also gives talks to briefing, from where a statement is Beaufort House hostel while the learners were at school. “The accused eral arrests on Wednesday. A 27 schools and other groups. obtained. The victim is then taken said that it was consensual sex,” added Schoeman. year old man was arrested for The convictions are as follows: to the nearest hospital for a medical The accused who is said to be a father of two and the family’s breadwin- housebreaking in the early hours • Masivuye Nkompo (27) was sen- examination. ner decided to resign straight after the accusations were made. A mem- of the morning. A 24 year old male tenced to 16 years in prison for rap- Govender also said there is a safe ber of the school’s governing body, Buks Coetzee said, “We were meant to was arrested for breach of pro- ing a minor in October 2009. He was house that is available for victims of have a disciplinary hearing, but before it could happen the accused opted tection order. Two men aged 28 also declared unfit to possess a fire- domestic violence and abuse and for resignation.” The student who laid the charge is supported by the uni- and 30 were arrested for assault arm. those who feel threatened. versity and is still working at the Beaufort House hostel. with intent to do grievous bodily • Gilphim Dick (22) was sentenced “The safe house needs to be Police spokesperson Mali Govender said that a rape case was opened harm. A 59 year old man was ar- to 15 years after raping a 17 year old used,” said Govender. They can con- at the Grahamstown police station. The accused did appear in the Magis- rested for common assault and a girl in July 2009. tact Sergeant Gaye McKenzie on 082 trate’s Court and the case is under investigation. 23 year old man was arrested for • Daluxolo Tana (22) was sentenced 374 0937. Human bones discovered aggravated robbery. Further arrests were made on Thursday morning when two women aged 28 and 25 were ar- Local DJ on site back rested for assault with intent to do grievous bodily harm and a 32 year old female was arrested for in court crimen injuria. OLWETHU XABANISA Armed robbers nabbed A HUMAN skeleton with some bones Three men who robbed a spaza missing was discovered by a driver shop in Extension 6 have been of a construction vehicle while clear- arrested. The incident happened ing an undeveloped piece of land be- THEMBENI PLAATJIE midday on Thursday when the tween Worcester Mews and Three armed men entered the spaza Chimneys on 17 November. LOCAL DJ, Luyanda Mona was and harassed the owner. The A source who chose to remain off back in court on Tuesday after his men made off with cash and air- the record, said a construction work- case was postponed because of the time. The owner sustained minor er noticed the bones on Wednesday unavailability of state witnesses in injuries and two men have been morning around 9am while driving a 2008. The case had been delayed on taken in for questioning. A case of bulldozer tractor being used to clear numerous occasions before for the armed robbery has been opened. the land for a new development. “He same reasons. immediately informed the police Mona is facing three counts of cul- Car stolen about the matter and they quickly pable homicide after being accused of A Toyota Camry was stolen responded.” running over three men in Joza in No- from African Street on Tues- According to police spokesper- vember 2006. The three men are Ay- day evening. According to SAPS son Captain Mali Govender the po- anda Liwani (34), Zamile Makafe (30), spokesperson Captain Mali Gov- lice picked up the skeletal remains and Sipho Stamper, also in his 30s. ender, the vehicle was parked and took them to the Grahamstown Two died at the scene in Nompon- near Oatlands Preparatory mortuary. do Street while the other died later in School. The owner had seen the She said the doctor at the mor- hospital. vehicle at 5.30pm, but when the tuary had indicated that it was not SKELETAL REMAINS... Development site behind Worcester Mews where His case was postponed again to owner returned at 9.30pm the ve- a full skeleton but only parts of it. human bones were discovered. Photo: Olwethu Xabanisa 22 December and he is out on warning. hicle was missing. A case of theft “The bones will be sent for research has been opened. analysis to assist with the investigat- land said, “They started clearing last On Wednesday Grocott’s Mail Thembeni Plaatjie is an independ- – Compiled by Khanyiso ing process,” he added. Monday afternoon. I just saw bull- approached Makana Municipality ent citizen journalist for Tshwaku The discovery of the bones has dozers clearing the land and there town planners but were unable to Grocott’s Mail also revealed some local dissatisfac- had been no consultation about the receive concrete information about EMERGENCY NUMBERS tion with the new development, as development with us. With the sew- the development. Grocott’s then SMS some residents are concerned that erage and water problems I don’t went back to the development site to Ambulance:............................ 10177 they were not consulted. 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An injury to expenditure dedicated to upgrading the Bhisho High Court and tion to close down one is an injury to all and if one Mthatha High Court facilities. the Grahamstown job is lost, it will affect a lot of This is according to regional Department of Justice head High Court,” said people,” Ranchhod said. Vuyani Mguqulwa who had to face the frustrated Grahamstown Ministry of Justice official Grahamstown High Court public after Department of Justice official, Advocate Jacob Advocate Jacob Skosana, re- Action Committee member, Skosana left before the community could engage with him. It ferring to the Superior Courts Dr Sizwe Mabizela echoed the was agreed at the meeting to seek another appointment with Bill at a briefing about the huge disappointment and his the Minister of Justice and Constitutional Development, Jeff proposed High Court move on submission received a massive Radebe. Tuesday. applause from the community. Mguqulwa said that he understood the community’s frus- Local residents, students, “Some of the things that Ad- trations. Responding to the question as to why Grahamstown lawyers and local political vocate Skosana said are very must be recognised as the seat of the High Court until Bhisho is parties were angry after he patronising if not outright in- ready, he said that the Grahamstown High Court is far ahead in left the briefing before they sulting.” He said there are law- terms of infrastructure and therefore Bhisho would need to be were able to voice their views yers, advocates and attorneys upgraded. He said that this amount still needs to be confirmed on the move. present who have thoroughly once there is a meeting with the court area manager and the Skosana implied that legal studied the Bill. court manager of Bhisho. jargon may have caused some “I wish this to go back loud Attorney Brin Brody enquired as to what the real reason for confusion as the Bill was and clear to the Ministry of Jus- the move was, saying that 2003 “all the judges of the Eastern merely to enhance service tice and Development. There Cape division met under the Chairmanship of the then Chief delivery and equity in bring- is no confusion, if there is any Justice, Justice Chaskalson (on the instruction of the then Min- ing significant transformation confusion it is in Advocate Sko- ister of Justice) and at the meeting it was decided that Graham- of the judicial system and the sana’s mind. I would agree that stown would remain the seat of the Eastern Cape Division, with judiciary. Skosana said there we adjourn the meeting but jurisdiction over the whole Province and exclusive appeal juris- is no way that the government let’s continue with the meeting diction.” Mguqulwa said he was not in the position to explain can take taxpayers money to with an understanding that the this change as Radebe would have the mandate to respond to develop infrastructure while departmental representatives that shift. abandoning another. will come back and engage the The day before, Makana Municipality had invited residents He added that the purpose community in a meaningful and representatives of Grahamstown organisations to assist is to evenly spread the judicial and genuine manner.” in forming a strategy in preparation for their meeting with the services so that people of the He said if this is simply an Department of Justice and Constitutional Development. Gra- different areas can be provided ENHANCING SERVICE DELIVERY... Department of Justice issue of coordination, Graham- hamstown High Court Action Committee made presentations with the services without suc- official, Advocate Jacob Skosana briefly stated to the stown has done this for more on the implications of moving the seat of the High Court such as cumbing to high travelling ex- Grahamstown community that, “The seat as stipulated in the than 140 years. “We demand access to justice and socio-economic implications. The public penses to get to those services. legislation says that the people must have access to justice that coordination be done here also shared their strong concerns about this move. After Skosana’s early de- and the bill seeks to articulate that.” Photo: Prudence Mini in Grahamstown.” The regional AnC response was that they appreciated parture from the briefing, time, we expect the undivided date with the correct individu- “We will do everything in the inputs from the community and noted the comments ex- Pierre Ranchhod of the AnC attention of that individual als present as the Graham- our power to convey this mes- pressed. They said that they do not support the proposed re- task team that reported to and the delegation. I am not stown public takes this issue sage to the highest office of this location of the seat based on the fact that it could affect people the regional AnC body con- trying to undermine the in- seriously. He said they are all land that we shall not and we economically. cerning this issue, spoke up tegrity of the delegation that’s aware that the court will re- cannot as citizens of this town www.grocotts.co.za and said that the integrity of remained behind, but I defi- main, but they are looking at be abused in the manner that the community of Graham- nitely do feel insulted by the the status of the High Court Advocate Skosana has done stown has been compromised. leader leaving this for another and they need people who are this morning.” “When a meeting has been ar- appointment.” in power to address the issues. ranged and set for a certain He proposed that the meet- “I can even see the disillusion ing be postponed so the depart- in the Mayor, he is a leader SOLAR GEYSERS ment can set an appropriate and we are his followers and 150L Low Pressure Only R3 500 AUCTIONS installation included HP AUCTIONS launches a new stock fair at Sevenfountains Sportsclub on Tuesday SABS approved 30th November @ 11 am. 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Sicelo Canywa Luvuyo Gcule Zoli Sakata Student Disc Jockey Radio Presenter I would focus on the youth I’ve made a request to the Since I stay in front of a and the events around council speaker to give a clinic, I will go out and tell the 16 days should be message to the community. them about the 16 days centered around the youth. I have also spoken to the and advise them to report Grahamstown Seventh sexual- and abuse-related Day Adventist Primary crimes and advise them School Headmistress to about their rights. ask her about the school’s response to the 16 days. Marshall Nest Richard Crow Mandla Mata Entrepreneur Learner Self employed I would tell women to have I would get a couple of It’s important for people more self-conﬁdence in events where I’ll organise to know about this as themselves as it is women speakers who have abuse is a scourge of who lack self-conﬁdence survived abuse and society. Women need to who remain in abusive asked them to share their be respected as they are a relationships. The rise in the experiences and educate core part of our society and conﬁdence will have a ripple people. no man is an island. effect on the children. Brian Jackson Peter Roberts Anelisa Tshetsha Tourism Consultant Driving Instructor Student I’d put in on my Facebook I’ll try to be more helpful I think it is a vague thing. page. Violence towards towards my fellow Nobody knows much about women and children is sick Grahamstonians. it as there is not much and perverted. done about it. I’d do a series of workshops that will aim to educate, inform and more importantly, implement. Margot Beard Becky Joubert Thaleka Budaza Lecturer Student Teacher I think I would speak I would create awareness If we can give love to our constantly against violence in my department children, give support, love and aim to teach people to (Environmental Sciences) and protect our children treat each other as equal by printing posters about in all aspects and build peers. the 16 day period. trust between children and parents. Moses Iputo Floyd Musekwa Thabisa Mene Learner Freelancer Student I’d gather people and I’d just respect children I think it is over-rated and organise speakers to talk and women. They are not there is too little action to them. I’d also organise a objects of fertilisation and behind all the talk. support group for victims to adoration. share their experiences. 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The Wells said that they came the people of Grahamstown, battle featured Councillor up with a clear conclusion “but to the whole country.” He Julia Wells, heading up the of the Grahamstown name said the man was a butcher name change team, Advocate which arose from their public and the name surely must be loyiso Mpumlwana of the participation process which offensive. Eastern Cape Geographical presented the issues and dif- McConnachie replied by Names Committee (ECGNC) ferent views of the subject. saying, “I am very glad that and Advocate Jock McCon- “The overwhelming response he has shown his true colours nachie as well as Sigidla Ndu- is that it is offensive, so we do because in the Dispatch of mo of Keep Grahamstown take that as a fair reading of [Friday] 22 October this year, Grahamstown (KGG). the feelings of the community.” he said how impartial he was A recorded insert of people McConnachie said that he on the issue and he is open to on the streets expressing their had a strong issue with that everybody’s views. LEFT, RIGHT... The SAPS Eastern Cape Police band, lead by drum major Captain Vusumzi different views on the topic was statement. “The outcome of Now we clearly know that Mtsabe, turns the corner into High Street while marching to launch the 16 days of activism played before the debate. the process was not over- he is not impartial. In fact for no violence against women and children. Photo: Khanyiso Tshwaku “There are so many things whelmingly in favour of the the Makana Municipality has they should do in Graham- stown and not change the name as I think it will cost change.” He said KGG believed that it favoured not changing been doing the ECGNC’s bid- ding from the beginning.” McConnachie said that they Police march for women millions or thousands,” one resident said. Another said “I can see why a lot people living in this the name.“If that was the out- come, why has the Makana Municipality waited two years to pronounce the outcome of are not interested in people's views on the subject as they have already made up their own minds. and children Khanyiso TshwaKu down Bathurst Street, around has on SAPS members. “It town do not want to live in a that process if it was in favour Radio host to the debate, the Cathedral and back down is very frustrating when we town with the name of a man of the name change.” Wells Thembeni Plaatjie said it “All we say is there must be the same route. get complaints as this is a di- who displaced and murdered responded that the delay was had been a great debate and no violence against women Grahamstown SAPS rect infringement of people’s and stole cattle.” due to the change of political he could sense the tension and children and perpetrators spokesperson Mali Govender rights,” she added. Many e-mails, Facebook leadership and the process. in the room from the partici- will receive no mercy,” said said that the march formed When the march ended at and SMS comments voiced Committee chairperson, pants’ responses. “There was Station Commander Briga- part of their programme the SAPS offices, Govender the benefits of the change Advocate loyiso Mpumlwana a little bit of tension initially dier Morgan Govender as which will encompass events thanked the members who such as claiming back the came into the debate and criti- when we were arranging this Grahamstown SAPS kicked and activities in different sec- participated in the march and community’s dignity from the cised the opinion poll conduct- as they were not keen to be in off their 16 days of activism for tors of Grahamstown, where for braving the early morning reign of a brutal commander, ed by the Institute for Social the same room, but ultimate- no violence against women there will be talks at schools sun, joking that it was good for whilst others said that the and Economic Research at ly we got them together and and children with a march and old age homes. their fitness. Grahamstown money should be spent on Rhodes University. all in all, it was a civil debate.” lead by the SAPS Eastern “We aim to create aware- Cluster Commander Vakala other important service deliv- He said it was not done listen to the full audio Cape Provincial Band. ness in communities to say Moyake said that he marched ery issues. properly where it asked people recording by following this SAPS members from ‘no’ to violence against wom- quicker than the junior staff Wells said that the cost of if they prefer the name change link on the Grocott’s Mail all branches and members en and children,” said Goven- even though he last marched changing names is absolutely or a house. “It’s like asking website: www.grocotts.co.za/ from the traffic department der. She also talked about the 20 years ago, then thanked the minuscule compared to other people if you prefer to eat or ghtnamechange marched up Beaufort Street, effect that domestic violence band for their participation. 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Settler City Toyota 69 Beaufort Street Add Additional Text or Sales Consultant details Grahamstown 6139 Tel: (046)6227017 Fax: (046)6227017 firstname.lastname@example.org www.toyota.co.za 6 Editorial Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 Write to: The Editor, PO Box 103 Grahamstown 6140 Liberty and Progress Fax to: 046 622 7282 Email: email@example.com Established 1870 Rhodes responds to students Rhinos poached on Amakhala Unity is strength The issue of three Rhodes University students being found guilty W hen cricketer AB De Villiers broke for contravening University rules following a hearing convened to the South African batting Test record adjudicate the matter, was a subject of media coverage in the Daily this week he was very quick to thank Dispatch in the past two weeks. his teammates and heap praise on his cap- At the time the University declined to comment and now that the tain. This is not surprising because not only is matter has been properly concluded we wish to respond to the issues De Villiers very modest and exceptionally tal- raised in the news reports in order to clarify misconceptions, and per- ented, but he is also level headed and realistic. haps misrepresentations, that could have occurred as a consequence He would not have broken the record without of Rhodes not being able to comment. the support of his teammates and he would It is important to note, as a starting point, that when a disciplinary certainly have fallen short of the record if his hearing is underway the sub judice rule prohibits public discussion of team captain, and previous record holder, had matters under consideration at and pertaining to the hearing. decided to act selfishly. This also means that while the actual hearing was concluded on The cricketers gave us yet another 9 November 2010, the University still could not publicly comment on example to illustrate the old maxim ‘unity the matter as the students had five working days in which they had to is strength’. It is therefore interesting to indicate whether to exercise their right to take the matter on review. compare the two controversies mentioned These rules are important as they ensure that students involved on the cover of this newspaper: the first in disciplinary hearings are not prejudiced and that the hearing is fair one concerns the dispute about changing and impartial. These rules are also important as a key objective when the name of Grahamstown; and the second dealing with disciplinary matters at Rhodes is to be corrective and TRAGIC lOSS... One of two white rhinos that were poached on is about retaining the seat of the High not to be punitive. This is critical as the role of an institution of higher Amakhala Game Reserve last week. Both were key individuals in a Court in Grahamstown. learning such as ours is not only to educate and produce knowledge, breeding programme. Photo: Supplied The naming debate has sharply divided but also to build leaders of tomorrow. a relatively small, but influential group of A second point worth taking an issue with is the suggestion that It is with great regret that we confirm that two white rhinos were residents who feel strongly about this issue. the three students were unfairly found guilty, hence the interest in poached on Amakhala Game Reserve last week. Discussions about the prospects of changing the matter and coverage by the media. It is for this and other reasons Our monitoring team noted the two animals missing on Tuesday the name of Grahamstown have frequently that taking the matter on review becomes particularly important as and the younger of the missing bulls was found poached on Thursday. degenerated into unpleasant squabbles with the review process could in fact assist in determining whether the An intensified helicopter search discovered the decomposing neither side being able to muster an argu- finding was inappropriate or not. This is also the reason why I am carcass of the older bull on Friday morning. Both rhinos were key ment to convince anyone of the opposing side. personally disappointed that the students chose not to exercise their individuals in a breeding program initiated in 2003. One was the only On the other hand, the campaign to right to have the matter reviewed. breeding bull and the other would have been the future breeding bull, keep the seat of the High Court in Graham- As a third point, your article rides on a flawed premise without having been born on Amakhala Game Reserve in 2006. stown enjoys widespread support across which there would not be a news story in the first place. The facts This despicable incident has halted our small but significant the board in Makana Municipality. are: contribution to white rhino conservation as without these males we can We cannot be sure about the outcomes of • The students WERE NOT charged for inviting the Secretary Gen- expect no future growth in the existing population. All at Amakhala Game these two controversies, but it is reasonable eral of the African National Congress to Rhodes; Reserve are stunned and deeply saddened. These animals will be sorely to expect that the decisive actions of the com- • The students were charged with contravening University proto- missed by everyone, including past guests who had enjoyed the incred- mittee to retain the High Court will eventually cols governing the invitation of important and high profile people to ible viewing they provided as well as being ambassadors of South Africa's be successful, but it is likely that the name Rhodes, protocols crafted with the participation of student represent- greatest conservation success story. change debate will continue to fester and atives in the form of SRC; Tragically, their mutilated carcasses now serve only as symbols of divide residents for a long time yet. • Further, these students were charged for contravening these proto- national shame as the statistics proceed towards the 300 mark for 2010. Various forms of the old Dutch motto cols in part because at least two of the three students had previously The fact that they were killed using chemicals and darts is indicative Eendracht maakt macht have been used been reprimanded for failing to comply with these protocols. of the sinister depth of this multi-layered criminal network.The police as rallying calls in many parts of the world A fourth and last point to make, and to always bear in mind, is that investigation is currently under way and we can only hope that some form from Bulgaria to Brooklyn. It calls on peo- universities unlike other institutions, are centres of learning, sites of justice will be served for this disgusting act of greed. ple to put aside their petty differences for of deliberations, debates and contestations, which are critical for ad- Candice Pretorius the good of the whole – and it usually works vancing knowledge production and building tomorrow’s leaders. This for nations and for cricket teams. But is made even more crucial by the need to ensure we do not repeat the Dutch mottos that were popular in the old ugly mistakes of our apartheid past. Congratulations South Africa are not very politically correct Students need to make use of their privileged opportunity to en- these days, so perhaps we should look at gage vigorously and with discipline, with one another, academics and In response to the article by Viv Jordan (23 November 2010), I would the original, Latin version of the saying. administrators in order to protect hard won spaces and continue to like to congratulate Settler City Toyota for restoring the property on Concordia res parvae crescunt (concord shape the culture and future of the institution. the corner of Beaufort and Bathurst Street. The building indeed looks makes small things flourish) might be more Lebogang Hashatse good despite it being an island in a sea of dilapidated buildings. Some- appropriate in our case. Grahamstown is a Director: Communication and Marketing thing needs to be done about the decaying buildings in that area. small city that desperately needs to flourish Rhodes University Bongani Mgijima, Museum Manager for the good of us all. Albany Museum Deplorable salary increases Apology The latest salary increases granted to the Municipal Manager and the South Africa’s Oldest Independent Newspaper various Municipal Directors are deplorable. As Principal of Grahamstown Primary School, I humbly apologize for Incorporating The Grahamstown Journal (1831 – 1920) Vol. 141 No. 95 Such increases are not only well above the current inflation rate omitting and not mentioning the name of Mrs Judy Bartis, a former Published by the David Rabkin Project for Experiential but they further bloat the already over-generous salaries being paid to educator at Grahamstown Primary who also donated a gift towards Journalism (Pty) Ltd, 40 High Street, the officials concerned. the Debutante Ball we held recently. The school wants to thank you for Grahamstown, 6139 It is no wonder that municipal employees in the lower-categories your generous and unselfish support and assistance in the past and we Telephone: 046 622 7222 • Fax: 046 622 7282/3 Website: www.grocotts.co.za feel hard done by when they have to protest and engage in protracted are looking forward to counting on your expertise and support in the Printed by Paarlcoldset strikes to get even inflation-related increases on their modest near future, which we gladly appreciate. E-mAIl ADDRESSES earnings. Once again, thank you for your generous donations towards the News: firstname.lastname@example.org It also explains why senior officials such as the Municipal Manager school and God bless. Website: email@example.com and her Directors do nothing to prevent unlawful action by municipal Leon Coetzee Advertising: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Sport: firstname.lastname@example.org workers during such strikes. How can they do so, knowing that despite Principal letters: email@example.com their own already grossly excessive salaries they are in line to receive SMS General manager: firstname.lastname@example.org increases well above those of the ordinary workers? EDITORIAl The same applies to the Executive Mayor, the full-time members Editor: Steven Lang News Editor: Abongile Mgaqelwa of his Mayoral Executive and Councillors in general, who are also New media Editor: Michael Salzwedel extremely well paid compared to municipal employees in the lower Staff Reporters: Prudence Mini, Khanyiso Tshwaku, Olwethu Xabanisa categories but routinely and without hesitation vote themselves annual increases. 082 049 2146 Staff Photographer/Reporter: Stephen Penney Community news: email@example.com This is just one of the aspects of local government which will be Hill Str. robot strikes again. 19 Nov. 12:05. Advertising manager: Ronél Bowles reformed if independent candidates standing under the Makana Inde- Muni traffic officials need to monitor reck- General manager: Louise Vale pendent New Deal (MIND) are elected in the 2011 local government less driving through red or amber traffic Grocott’s Mail is published by the David Rabkin elections: no executive Mayor, no full-time Councillors, no fancy perks Project for Experiential Journalism, a com- lights. pany wholly owned by Rhodes University. The of office and salaries of senior officials which are commensurate to the contents of this newspaper do not necessarily work they perform and to the financial realities of the municipality. >>>>>>>>>> represent the views of either body. J C McConnachie Code of Conduct Foundation Member MIND. Please can the municipality replace the bro- Grocott’s Mail subscribes to the Press Council’s Code of ken rubbish bin at Grey Dam. Conduct, which obliges us to report the news truthfully, ac- curately and fairly (www.presscouncil.org.za). If you think we are not living up to this, your first step is to contact the Editor. If you are still dissatisfied, we encourage you to contact the Pseudonyms may be used, but all letters must be supported by a name, signature and street address. Preference will be given to letters which are Press Ombudsman at 011 484 3612/8 or pressombudsman@ not longer than 400 words and are clearly legible. The editor reserves the right to edit or reject letters/photographs. ombudsman.org.za Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 7 News Binding the past and present for the future Penny Tyson I n a unique and visionary bid to bind the entire, extended school family together, St An- drew’s College recently opened the Andrean Resource Centre as part of an educational and informative tool for the school. Situated in the oldest room in the school, the ‘living museum’ will be a place which celebrates the history of the school and its traditions, and will serve as a welcoming environment for boys, Old Andreans, staff, parents and all those interested. It is intended to be a ‘living’ area; not simply a room filled with displays and archival records, but a dynamic teaching facility and a place of reflec- tion, of creativity and sound learning. ANDREANS PAST... The new Andrean Resource Centre will serve as an LIVING MUSEUM... A celebration of the history and traditions of St The centre will also be used as a educational and informative tool. Photo: Supplied Andrew's College. Photo: Supplied marketing tool, making prospective parents and visitors aware of all as- repository with special air vents, a celebrating the history of the priceless Graham family papers attended by Old Andreans from pects of St Andrew’s College. dehumidifier, security system, fire school. These include photographs, were donated to the school and are across the globe. Supporting this initiative are the detectors and a fire proof door. books, trophies, clothing and docu- safely housed in the repository. Please do not hesitate to con- St Andrew’s College Archives, which The repository houses ex- ments, some of which date back to The centre was opened during tact our archivist, Mrs Penny Ty- is housed in a modern document tremely valuable historical items the 1800s. Recently the unique and the recent 1950 and 1960 reunions son, for any additional information. A slice of history Andile nAyikA built as part of a new Art and Technology Centre to be built On Wednesday morning St definitely in 2011 once we Andrews Preparatory boys have reached our fund raising ‘unearthed’ a time capsule target,” said Sasha Scholtz, which had been placed into the school’s Marketing Of- wall in the school’s Griffin ficer. “All this will serve as a Building in April 1962. remembrance to the boys in The unearthing took place future years.” as part of a number of activi- The Griffin 1962 time ties being conducted this year capsule will be put back into to commemorate the school’s the wall just as it was. 125th anniversary which is themed ‘Celebrating Our Past, Creating Our Future’. The boys are preparing MUNICIPAL NOTICE TIME CAPSULE... (right) their own 2010 time capsule 1962 St Andrew's Prep head NOTICE OF ORDINARY COUNCIL MEETING that will serve as a permanent boy, Andrew Rivett Carnac The Municipal Manager, Ms NL Baart as duly instructed by the record for learners in years to holding the time capsule that Speaker of the Makana Municipality (Clr R Madinda), hereby come. was unearthed this week. gives notice that, in terms of Section 19(a) of the Local Govern- “We have collected a lot of Photo: Supplied ment: Municipal Systems Act, Act No. 32 of 2000, an Ordinary goodies and things like photos Council meeting of the Makana Local Municipality will be held and other memorabilia of the HISTORIC... (far right) A in the Council Chamber, City Hall, High Street, Grahamstown on boys and they have signed stone plaque marks the spot Tuesday, 30 November 2010 at 16h30. down their names to be put in the Griffin Building. MS. NL BAART on the capsule which will be Photo: Supplied MUNICIPAL MANAGER Notice number: 104 of 23 November 2010 YELLOWWOODS PREPARATORY HEARING AIDS DIRECT SCHOOL - an educational oasis – A BRIEFING SESSION FOR SMMEs WISHING TO SUBMIT PROPOSALS FOR 2011 NATIONAL Founded 1996 Do you suffer from noise induced Active member of the Independent Schools ARTS FESTIVAL hearing loss? Association of South Africa (ISASA) The Makana Municipality, Rhodes Investec Business School Do you battle to hear in crowds? Applications are invited for the following and the National Arts Festival invite SMMEs and entrepre- Primary School post: neurs to attend a briefing session on the requirements for the submission of business support proposals for 2011 National Arts Festival. ... WE CAN HELP!!! SCHOOL HEAD To undertake Management and Human Resources The briefing session will be held as follows Hearing Aids Direct responsibilities at a “top class school in the country” DATE: 30th November 2010 TIME: 10H00 n Latest Hearing Technology Interested parties are requested to submit a written VENUE: Council Chambers, City Hall application, CV and details of two references by Mon- n Pensioner’s Tariffs day 13 December 2010 to: For enquiries: Mr. Thembinkosi Sindane at (046) 603 6124 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. n Money Back Guarantee Please contact the Chairman, B James, should you be MS. NL BAART Terms & Conditions Apply interested MUNICIPAL MANAGER Yellowwoods Prep School Tel: (046) 684 0851 13 October 2010 P.O. Box 136 Cell: 084 773 6264 www.grocotts.co.za For appointment: Grahamstown 5760 e-mail: email@example.com Pharmacy (046) 622 7116 Members of staff are expected to support the Christian ethos of the school. 8 Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 ENTERTAINMENT Pernoo and Ducros deliver Peppergrove Mall, Grahamstown Tel: (046) 622 3440, Fax: (046) 622 8368 driving, pulsating rhythms 26 NOVEMBER TO DECEMBER 2 TORQUIL PATERSON as an Easter hymn. Despite The fugal form, which cross rhythms. This needs to some cello pyrotechnics, this was for Bach something fit together with the cello part, HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY A n exuberant audience is primarily a piano piece in of an intellectual exercise, which provides a contrasting HALLOWS (PG13) drew an encore from which Beethoven demon- becomes for Beethoven a sustained theme. The duo Fri./Sat. @ 11:15,2:15pm,5:15pm,8:15pm; Sun.@11:15,2:15pm,5:15pm the French cellist strated the technical develop- means of moving his music made light of the technical dif- Mon./Tues./Wed./Thurs. @ 11:15,2:15pm,5:15pm,8:15pm Jérôme Pernoo and his ac- ments in the fortepiano of his relentlessly forward. The ficulties and swept the audi- companist Jérôme Ducros time, by which he was able deep musical understanding ence along to the movement’s THE SOCIAL NETWORK (PG13) after their stunning recital to render dramatic rhythmic of the two Jérômes brought triumphant conclusion. The A story about the founders of the social-networking website, Facebook Fri./Sat. @ 12:30,8pm; Sun. @ 12:30; Mon. @ 12:30,8pm in the Beethoven Room last sforzandos contrasted with Beethoven’s genius to its fourth movement is a fitting Tues./Wed./Thurs. @ 12:30,5:30 week. The performers obliged passages of utmost delicacy. fullest expression. finale to a piece of symphonic with a second tango by the Ar- Ducros used the modern pi- The Grahamstown audi- scope. YOU AGAIN (PG) gentinian composer Piazzolla. ano as Beethoven would have ence are privileged to have Pernoo’s style is his own. Fri. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm; Sat. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm; Sun. @ 12:30,3pm, Earlier we had been swept wished, although in some pas- heard Rowland and Jacobs play It demands that the audience Mon. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm; Tues./Wed. @ 12:30.3pm,5:30 along by the jazz/tango fusion sages I wondered whether the the Kreutzer Sonata, and now pay attention and listen. His Thurs. @ 12:30,3pm,8pm of the more famous Grand use of the pedal was a little Pernoo and Ducros play this endeavour is at all times to Tango, in which the rhythmic overdone. cello Sonata, all within a month. communicate the music, and ALPHA AND OMEGA (A) mastery of Ducros on the pi- Beethoven’s Cello Sonata The Brahms cello sonata, this he does most effectively. Daily @ 3pm ano was delightfully balanced No 2 has its heart in its slow which followed a much-de- I was particularly struck by with the almost literal danc- middle movement, in which served interval for both per- the resonance of his open SPUD (TBA) ing of Pernoo with his cello. thin minor tones wonder- formers and audience, was a strings, his full tone in the It's South Africa 1990. Two major events are about to happen: The Both tangos expressed all the fully resolve themselves into similar triumph. Once again lower registers and the way release of Nelson Mandela and, more importantly, it's Spud Milton's first passion, fun and sadness of rich major tonalities. I found the heart of the piece is the in which he allows his cello to year at an elite boys only private boarding school. Starring John Cleese Premiere Thursday 2 December @ 5:30 and 8pm the dance form. this to be the most beauti- slow second movement in sing almost of its own accord. The energetic rhythm ful passage in the concert. which Brahms’s warmth fills The duo were last in Gra- of the concert was demon- That movement gives way to every note. The third move- hamstown in February 2008. strated in all the other pieces. the final movement in which ment is one of the most diffi- This concert was the culmina- It opened with Beethoven’s Beethoven demonstrates his cult pieces in the repertoire. tion of a three-week tour. We Variations on a Theme of mastery of counterpoint and The piano part is fiendish, hope they will return to South Handel, Judas Maccabeus, a his deep knowledge of and af- particularly because of pas- Africa, and to Grahamstown theme many now recognise fection for Bach. sages of syncopation and in the not too distant future. THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO (16) Fri./Sat. @ 5:15pm; Sun./Mon. @ 5:15pm; Tues./Wed. @ 8pm Final poetry @ Reddits 2010 THE ﬁnal Poetry @ Reddits of 2010 is this Friday, 26th November – and it's your last chance in this momentous year to shine at the Eastern THE INFIDEL (16L) Cape's friendliest and most enjoyable open-ﬂoor event. Please come along and share your love of poetry, the spoken word (and perhaps Fri./Sat. @ 5:30; Sun./Mon. @ 5:30; Tues./Wed.@ 8pm some music too) at 6pm in the garden (weather permitting!) behind Reddits in New Street. 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How were you involved with school activities I was born in Mthatha at St. Mary’s Hospital. and leadership? I was involved in a lot of things at school. I was Tell us about life growing up? Head of House, netball captain, head of a DJ I grew up in Pretoria. I had a great childhood – so club, head of chamber choir, one of ten pre- many happy, fun times and memories. Pretoria fects. I also acted in musicals, sang in normal was a lovely place to live in. choir, played hockey, water polo, netball, athlet- ics and tried my hand at guitar for about a year. What was the motive for attending DSG? I went to DSG in Grahamstown from Standard Give a brief description of what you did Five to Matric. It all came about after my brother straight after matric and where you did it? went to the Grahamstown Festival and stayed at A friend of mine’s (at DSG) father had a private St. Andrew’s school for it. He then came back to plane and after exams we were flown to Plet- Pretoria and told my parents he wanted to go to tenberg Bay for Matric Rage. Straight after that school there. My sister, my brother and I all even- I went to study in Pretoria. tually ended up there. Have you always wanted to move to Johannes- You must have enjoyed something in the years burg and do what you are doing? spent in Grahamstown, what was it? I’m originally from Pretoria so I wasn’t always I loved going to school in Grahamstown! I got to sold on Jo'burg. I really enjoy it now but Jo'burg mix with people from all sorts of different back- was kind of the unknown so I wouldn’t say I ever grounds – there was also never a dull moment consciously planned to be here. I always knew at DSG boarding school. There was always some- what I wanted to do though and the opportunity thing to do, I was always busy, having fun and to work for 5FM was in Jo'burg. I’ve now grown learning new things. Grahamstown has some of QUEEN OF THE AIR WAVES... Poppy Ntshongwana behind the desk at the 5FM studios in to really enjoy living here so it’s turned into a the best schools in the country and it’s a great Johannesburg. Photo: Supplied win/win for me. place to be as a child or teenager. We were really Did you ever regret attending to DSG and if so, why? well looked after as DSG boarders too – it was a powerful and I have never regretted attending DSG for one moment – it was When and how did you get your 5FM job and what else do you empowering experience. the best place I could have been at and I absolutely loved school. do besides it? I started out at 5FM in 2005 as a newsreader – my first paying job Elaborate on your Grahamstown memories? Which year did you matriculate? out of university – straight from being a Drive-time news anchor I fondly remember Wimpy and Dulce cafe... I also remember the 2002. at TUKS FM. I’m now a news anchor and contributor on the Fresh day Grahamstown got its first traffic robot on High Street which Drive and I also host my own show weekdays from 3 to 6am. Apart was a big deal at the time. I remember Derby days with Kings- Mention the teachers that you still remember and what do you from working for 5FM I’m also a Club DJ, I do voice-overs, model- wood and Victoria Girls schools... I also recall how the Roxbury remember about them? ling and I’m also a Peugeot and Plum shoes ambassador. cinema at the Spar complex was revamped, which we were all Mrs Hummel – my History teacher – she loved me even though so excited about. I even remember when Titanic was screened I was a bit of a menace! I was usually such a chatterbox... Mrs How often do you visit Grahamstown? at the Roxbury and we had an interval in the middle to change Green my Drama teacher, Mr Crampton my English teacher (I At least once a year. the film reels. Lastly, I remember those crazy College streakers… LOVED English thanks to his great teaching), Mr Perold my Afri- kaans teacher who always drank out of a yellow cup. What car do you drive and what is your dream one? Any favourite buildings in Grahamstown? I also remember my headmaster Mr Probyn who was an I drive a Peugeot 308GTi – my dream car would be a Peugeot I love the Cathedral – I loved being there for Easter and Christ- amazing man. I remember Mrs Beer who gave me French classes 308 cc. mas carols. I also loved the Monument... I have so many happy and finally Mrs Cross who was my house mistress. All the teach- memories around the Monument – from Festival shows, musi- ers at DSG were wonderful! Any words of wisdom as a role model? cals and Sci Fest to prize giving. So many memories! Focus and never stop trying – I assure you someone is watching you and taking notice of what you’re doing. 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The greener they are, the more R22.99 they will hold their consistency. Don’t worry about this, the curry 4 large green bananas will be delicious regardless of the R7.99 consistency at the end.) Add onion, 2 tablespoons fresh lime garlic, 3-4 minutes until onions Saute tomatoes and lime juice. Donations can be dropped off at juice R6.99 become translucent. Add 1/2 cup 1 cup coconut mil R9.99 water and cover tightly. Bring to a boil and let simmer on medium heat Grocott’s Mail with for 10 minutes. Add coconut milk, Annamarie or Nomakhwezi at cover and simmer for 5 minutes on low heat. Serve over rice. 40 High Street, Grahamstown 046-622 7222 Phone Number: 046 622 3258 Source: http://www.foodntwork.com Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 LISTINGS 11 What to do, Where to go Don’t forget to send us your weekly listings so that you can stay up to date with all the exciting events Grahamstown has to offer! Let us know by faxing CHURCH SERVICES ABUNDANT LIFE WORSHIP CENTRE (Kuyasa School Hall) 10.30am morning service PEACE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES AND PRAISE (Samuel Ntlebi Hall) us on 046 622 7282, by dropping off the information at 40 High Street or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please ensure that all information Pastor NC Julius 079 496 4256 9am: Kidz Church reaches us by the Tuesday before publication. Also please note that the inclusion of Forthcoming Attractions is dependent on space. – Susan Powers AFM OF SA - God’s Glory Assem- 9.30am Intercession List your events for free on the Grocott’s Online events calendar. Visit www.grocotts.co.za now to submit your listing! bly (cnr Sani Street and Makana 10am: Sunday Service Way, Ext 4) white tent next to Pastor PP Pango 082 662 9422 Telkom tower) PINKSTER PROTESTANTE KERK 9am Youth and Sunday School (Brushwood Farm, indus- SATURDAY, 27 NOVEMBER Services trial area, behind Grahamstown FRIDAY, 26 NOVEMBER 10am morning service Prison) Pastor B.L. Kutu 9am Sondagskool 10am oggen- READSA WRITERS VISIT GRAHAMSTOWN ASSEMBLY OF GOD ddiens 7pm aanddiens EXHIBITION When 12pm – 1.30pm (Blackbeard Street) Shawn Warren 082 808 6136 When 26 November to 9 December Where Hill Street Library Hall 10am – erediens, 6nm RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF What Meet 10 acclaimed South African writers from the aanddiens FRIENDS (QUAKERS) Where Albany History Museum, Alumni Gallery Pastoor B Brown 046 622 4963 622 3382 or 622 3076 What “After Baines”, MFA Exhibition by John Walters ReadSA campaign who will read from their work, sign books AGS/AFM EL SHADDAI (Johnny RIVER OF LIFE (Assembly of Who Cath Walters on 083 292 6543 and donate copies of their books to schools and libraries. Burgess Hall, Middle Terrace Road) God cnr Hill and Huntley St) Who Dr Lizzy Attree on 046 603 8406 10.30am Morning Service 8.30am MORNING ALIVE UHANSIE NOGRIETJIE ERHINI Pastor Pieter Swartz 082 414 ( Worship service & Kidz Church) When 11am UHANSIE NOGRIETJIE ERHINI 7711 10.30am ( Worship service & Where Indoor Sports Centre When 2pm Elder: Rolen Kohl 073 453 9934 Kidz Church) 6.30pm (Dynamic What Join Ubom! for family entertainment. Proceeds to Where Rhodes Main Theatre Elder: Ronnie Scheepers evening service) Amaphiko Township Dance Project What Tickets cost R10 and R15 for children and adults 083 610 2926 Pastor John & Debbie Sloane respectively. CATHEDRAL OF ST MICHAEL 046 622 3626 Who Sarah on email@example.com or 046 603 8771 & ST GEORGE (High Street) ROCK OF AGES CHRISTIAN (Please see Friday 26 November for further details) 7.30am: Holy Eucharist (SAPB) CHURCH INTERNATIONAL NOVEMBER LA LECHE LEAGUE MEETING GRAHAMSTOWN BRUMBIES RUGBY CLUB’S 9.30am: Holy Eucharist (AAPB) Duna Library - Joza When 3pm Preacher: The Revd Noluthando 10am: Sunday Service Where The Barn PRESENTATION BALL Gixana Past FW Arendse 072 118 9049 What Breastfeeding information, help and support for When 7pm – 12pm 7pm: Advent Carol Service SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and babies. Where City Hall, High Street CHRIST CHURCH (Speke Street) CHURCH (next to Pick n Pay) Who Victoria on 083 553 7719 What 2010 Prize giving/Awards evening which marks the 8.30am Holy Eucharist 2nd, 4th 9.30am Sabbath School 10th Anniversary of the Club. Tickets are R70 single and Sundays APB 1989, all other (Saturday) JESUS AND ME! R130 double, with a three course meal and refreshments. Sundays BCP1662 11am worship service When 5.30pm to 7pm CONQUERORS COVENANT ST AUGUSTINE’S CHURCH Who Chesley Daniels on 074 680 1934 or chesley.daniels@ CHURCH (Nombulelo Hall, Joza) 9.30 am Sunday service Where Full Gospel Church, Caldicott Street yahoo.com Services every Sunday 10am – ST BARNABAS (Alicedale) What For nine to 13 year old boys and girls. 12pm 10am Xhosa service on the 1st, Who Marlene Prinsloo on 046 622 5949 or Nceba Ngeju 073 653 2655 2nd and 4th Sunday of each www.fullgospelgtn.co.za EMMANUEL ASSEMBLY month and the English service (12 Paton Place, Vergenoeg) on the 3rd. POETRY AT REDDITS When 6pm MONDAY, 29 NOVEMBER 9am Sunday School, 10.30am morning service J Olckers 042 231 1159 or Rev Cynthia Webbstock 046 636 Where The garden behind Reddits in New Street PRO CARMINE CHOIR 5.30pm evening service 2090 Rev L Williams 046 622 4388 (H) ST BARTHOLOMEW’S CHURCH What Enjoyable open-floor event. Please come along and When 7.30pm FRONTIERS CHURCH (Market Street) share your love of poetry, the spoken word. Where M.G. Richardson Hall, Victoria Girls High School INTERNATIONAL 9am Eucharist with hymns Who Harry Owen at firstname.lastname@example.org What The new Pro Carmine Choir will be presenting a (Victoria Primary School, (APB1989) programme of Christmas Music, sacred and secular, ancient Beaufort Street) Fr Eric Kelly 046 622 4552 OLIVER WITH A TWIST and modern. Entrance fee is R20. All proceeds to the 9.30am morning service ST CLEMENT’S CHURCH When 6.30pm Dave Koch 084 470 2095 or (top end of High Street, next to Grocott’s Christmas Cheer Fund. 046 636 7815 Railway Station) Where Rhodes Theatre FULL GOSPEL CHURCH OF 9am – Holy Eucharist What Presented by Oatlands Preparatory School. Tickets SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING GOD (11 Caldecott Street) ST CYPRIAN’S at the school office at a cost of R30 for adults and R15 for When 8pm 9am Morning service and (Highlands) 10am every second scholars. Tickets are limited and booking is essential. Where St George’s Hall, High Street 9am Promise land (Sunday Sunday. Who Tracy or Rose at 046 622 2935 Who Val Hodgson on 046 622 2308 School) Contact R Wilmont 046 622 8841 6.30pm evening service or Rev Cynthina Webbstock 046 Pastor Neels Prinsloo 046 622 636 2090 5949 ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC FULL GOSPEL CHURCH OF CHURCH (Joza) WEDNESDAY, 1 DECEMBER GOD (24 P Street) Mass: 8am SATURDAY, 27 NOVEMBER CREATIVE WORKSHOPS 10am Kidz Church 11am morning service ST MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH (Albany Road) Pastor TP Dube Ngcayisa 082 355 Sunday Mass 10am FRIENDS OF FORT ENGLAND STREET COLLECTION When 1 – 14 December at 10am 12pm & 3pm – 5pm 8860 Tuesday service 6pm When 8.30am – 1.30pm (weekdays) GRAHAMSTOWN BAPTIST ST PATRICK’S CATHOLIC Where Pick ‘n Pay Where Children’s Library, Hill Street CHURCH (Bathurst Street) CHURCH (47 Hill Street) What Creative Workshops for young children aged 4 and 9.30am morning worship and 8.30am Sunday Mass. What All funds raised will go towards the Corner House Sunday School Every 1st Sunday 046 622 2808 project. above. No admission charge. Volunteer helpers welcome. Communion ST PETER CLAVER’S CATHOLIC Who Catherine Letcher on 046 603 2341 or 073 613 9114 PRAYERS FOR GRAHAMSTOWN 6.30pm evening service every CHURCH (Raglan Road) 3rd Sunday Communion 11am Mass When 1.15pm – 1.45pm 11.30am Kariega Church 4th ST PETER’S (Sidbury) FARMERS MARKET Where Cathedral of St Michael and St George Sunday only 10am Every 1st Sunday. When 9am – 1pm What Pray for Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa and GRAHAMSTOWN CHRISTIAN R Hart 042 235 1250 or Where Old Gaol, Somerset Street the world. CENTRE (Lucas Meyer Ave) Rev Cynthia Webbstock on 046 What Fresh produce, dairy products, food stalls, pottery, Who Richard or Hazel on 046 622 4006 9am Sunday worship 636 2090 garden- and potted plants, roses and many other stalls. Pastor D Hagemann 046 622 THE APOSTOLIC FAITH Who Lungi on 082 510 4125 CIRCLE DANCING 3309 MISSION OF AFRICA When 7.30pm – 9.30pm HIS PEOPLE CHRISTIAN (Z Street, Joza) CHURCH 10am Sunday School, 11am COMMEM CHRISTMAS FAIR Where Scout Hall, African Street 9am (Victoria Girls School Hall) Service When 9am – 11am What Dance to traditional music from all over the world. 10am (Rhodes Chapel) Rev KA Ndaleni Where Commem Church Hall, High Street Who Anthea Ribbink at 072 132 2376 or Jeanne Berger at 6.30pm (VG School Hall) THE OLD APOSTOLIC CHURCH What Baked goods, plants, books, Christmas decorations 046 622 2588 046 622 3426 IN ZION OF SA and gifts, lucky dips, pancakes and plenty more. JABEZ HOUSE ASSEMBLY (behind Benjamin Mahlasela (Sun City community creche) High School) Who Meg Hartzenberg on 046 622 3658 THURSDAY, 2 DECEMBER 10am morning service 11am Sunday Service, 6pm GRAHAMSTOWN FERAL CAT PROJECT BOOK SALE 6pm evening Service Wednesday service Pastor T Smit 079 622 9812 Archbishop NT Chrisjan When 9am – 12pm GRAHAMSTOWN CHRISTMAS MARKET /KERSMARK MARIYA uMAMA weTHEMBA 083 363 1073 Where Outside Wallace’s Pharmacy, Pepper Grove Mall When 11am – 7pm MONASTERY (Highlands Road) THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST What Loads of books and CDs to suit every interest. Where NG Kerksaal, Hill Street Holy Cross Benedictine Monks OF LATTER–DAY SAINTS Proceeds will go towards feeding and sterilising homeless What Organised by Rapportryers Grahamstad en NG Kerk 9am Holy Eucharist (6 Bennett Street) and feral cats of Grahamstown. 046 622 8111 9am Sundays 046 622 5705 Albanie. METHODIST CHURCH OF SA TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN Who Lorna Grant at L.R.Grant@ru.ac.za Who Annelize on 083 279 7969 or Helena on 082 382 4575 Commem 9am J Headbush CHURCH (Hill Street) ROTARY CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT 6.30pm Kingswood 9.30am Morning Worship and GRAHAMSTOWN BAPTIST CHURCH MINI MARKET Wesley 9am T Scheepers Sunday School When 9am – 12pm When 7pm – 8pm Sole Memorial 10am 6.30pm Evening Worship Where Baptist Church Hall (down the sidewalk next to Cash Where Cathedral of St Michael & St George Sunday School Anniversary Rev Geo Probert 046 622 3812 Crusaders in Bathurst Street) What Family service with communal carol singing and NEDERDUITSE UNION CONGREGATIONAL What Come and see what ‘treasures’ you can find on the Christmas tree lighting. Proceeds to the Red Cross Children’s GEREFORMEERDE KERK CHURCH (Albany Road) (38 Market St) 9am Sunday School, 10am white elephant table, also plants, and second hand toys. Crèche, Sun City Feeding Scheme and Nduna Library. 9vm Erediens, aand morning service Who Lynette Marais on 046 603 1103 selgemeentes 6pm evening service CHRISTMAS MARKET HOSPICE TREE OF LIGHTS 046 622 4598 WAY OF GOD MINISTRIES When 9am – 2pm Where Cathedral of St Michael and St George, Church Square NEDERDUITSCH HERVORMDE (Ext 6, next to Joza Indoor Where 18 Henry Street What The switching on of the Hospice Tree of Lights will KERK Sports Centre) 10am Sunday What Homemade cakes, gifts, crackers, sweets, cards, and Every Sunday 9am erediens Port service 6pm evening service follow the Rotary Carol Service. Alfred 2nd and 4th Sundays Apostle PS Ngqezana much more. Tea and coffee will be on sale. Who You may purchase tokens from Grahamstown Hospice 11am eredienste Cannon Rocks 084 824 2363 Who Theresa Dwyer at email@example.com at 15 Milner Street or the Sunﬂower Shop in Bathurst Street. Prof John Gericke 046 624 9025 12 Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 News AdvertisiNg FeAture News AdvertisiNg FeAture 13 Is your builder a master builder? M any areas in the Eastern and South Eastern Cape are suffering as a result of the recent eco- nomic downturn. Building work is less plentiful smoothly. Members of the MBA are listed on its website www.ecmba.org.za. Clients can search for a particular con- Local companies help Umthathi to grow and in these circumstances the building industry often tractor by geographical region, or by specific selection cri- becomes a target for those wanting to make a “quick teria. The site provides interested parties with lists of legiti- Khanyiso TshwaKu This is the second project that the associated compa- volved in the project. Rama says that the project will help to nies under the MBA banner have undertaken. ensure that the unemployed receive training and seedlings buck”. Unqualified and inexperienced contractors, as mate building contractors , sub-contractors and suppliers The Master Builders Association (MBA) has taken the time The first they undertook was in 2006, where they band- so that they are able to plant their own food in their gardens well as new entrants who enter the industry as a result of good and/or services to the building industry. A number to give back to the community by rendering services to Umt- ed together and collected over R50 000 for the Ikhaya Lisizo in order to sustain themselves. of retrenchments elsewhere, may promise the earth but of suppliers of professional services are also listed. hathi Training Project, a local community gardening NGO Safe House, in conjunction with the Vice Chancellors Soccer Rama further said that the facility will be a multi-pur- often fail dismally when it comes to delivery, leaving the The MBA recommends the use of a formal building which is moving to Extension 7 in Joza. Tournament and donations from the other MBA members. pose centre that can be used by others such as the SPCA, consumer with unfinished or unsatisfactory work. contract when entering into an agreement with a contrac- According to Harry Rama of Grahamstown Glass, the The three member companies who are involved in the the Jabez Aids Health Centre and Raphael Centre. “The Registered Building Contractors also have an ob- tor. A variety of standard building contracts suited to any idea was planted when they were approached by Umthathi project are assisting in the renovation of four offices and SPCA will use the project as a mobile clinic and Jabez will ligation to comply with legislation and a myriad of project are available directly from the MBA at a nominal for assistance. As a member of the MBA, Rama networked a kitchen. use the hall as a training centre,” said Rama. regulations. Ignorance of law in respect of these is no cost. These contracts ensure that both the client and the with other MBA members and the idea grew from there. The renovation will include the building of new facili- The renovation project began midway in 2010 and is excuse. The Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) Act, contractor are legally covered and protected. MBA members that are involved in the renovation of ties such as a training hall, ablution blocks, carports and currently nearing completion of the urgent phase, which will Compensation for Occupational Injury and Diseases(COID) Other recommendations when dealing with a contrac- the project are Makana Brick, Pennypinchers and Graham- a storeroom. facilitate the move from offices in town to the newly reno- Act, Housing Consumer Protection Measures Act, Basic tor include: stown Glass. The material was donated by the MBA members in- vated offices in the township. Conditions of Employment (BCEA) and Labour Relations •Provide tenderers with a detailed specification – employ (LRA) are but a few of the laws that affect employers in the a professional to assist if necessary K R N CARPETS building industry. •Draw up a safety specification for the contractor to com- 31 High street It is important to ensure that contractors employed ply with Grahamstown are registered, legitimate and have the necessary skill, •Obtain quotations from two or three reputable 6140 experience and qualified staff to undertake the work in contractors Tel 087 808 3059 Fax 046-622 9513 order to ensure a high standard of workmanship. •Do not necessarily accept the lowest tender – com- Cell 082 780 3629 (Kerin) Failure to provide a safe working environment can pare all aspects of the tender before making a • Carpeting result in an employer being guilty of culpable homicide decision. • Carpet cleaning and being sentenced to a prison term. If your contrac- •Always check the references of the contractor before • Novilons tor is not registered correctly and is not complying with awarding the tender • Vinyls • Marleyflex tiles legislation, you can be deemed to be the employer and •Always sign a contract • Laminated flooring held responsible. •Read the contract before you sign it • Floorsanding These are not scare tactics but a serious warning from •Set out the method and timing of progress payments • Blinds the Master Builders Association (MBA). •Agree in advance how disputes will be handled • Awnings The East Cape Master Builders’ Association (MBA) is an •Insist on a health and safety plan from the contractor • Security gates MBA members Harry Rama • Burglar bars independent voluntary organisation that plays a support- •Avoid paying deposits from Grahamstown Glass, ive and advisory role to the building industry. Membership •Keep careful records of all payments Mark Van Zyl from Makana Brick and James Sholto- Hope to be of service of the Association is voluntary, however members are re- •Ensure that all variations are in writing and agree the cost Douglas from Pennypinchers to you all quired to be fully registered with all the relevant statutory before proceeding are involved in the construc- tion of the Umthathi Extension Proud to be bodies and must adhere to the MBA’s code of ethics. This •Deal with poor workmanship and non-performance in ensures that only legitimate, qualified contractors are sup- terms of the contract 7 Nursery. Photo: Khanyiso associated with The building that will house Umthathi Training project's Tshwaku ported by the MBA. The MBA provides advice to members on compliance Extension 7 Nursery. Photo: Khanyiso Tshwaku the MBA The Association is committed to upholding its Code of with legislation and training of employees to ensure a safe Ethics which aims to promote skill, integrity and responsi- working environment. RALPH LIDDIARD C.M. HEUNIS BUILDING bility in its members' dealings with clients. Members have Soon everyone will have to employ responsibly – CONTRACTORS BK CC a responsibility to train and skill workers for the building industry whenever possible. until then use an MBA member. Call the MBA on 0860 622 622 for advice before ELECTRICAL 1 Glanville Street, Grahamstown P. O. Box 345, Grahamstown, 6140 Tel: 046 622 2541 Fax: 046 622 6254 Effective business organisation and administration tackling your next building project. This includes a list of Tel: 046 622 3225, Fax: 046 622 4989 are also required to ensure the members' businesses run contractors by trade e.g. alterations and additions to wa- We are proud to be associated terproofing. Issued by Executive Director, Greg Steele Proud to be associated with you We are proud to be with the Master Builders East Cape Master Builders Association Tel: (041) 365-1835 Cell: 082-652-3139 associated with the MBA Association for 51 years PICTURE FRAMING We are K3 Tel 046 636 1122 THANK YOU TO ALL OUR R&S WINDSCREENS Fax 046 636 2805 proud to be Cell 083 969 7999 PLUMBING GRAHAMSTOWN LOYAL Email: firstname.lastname@example.org GLASS 46 Bathurst Street, Grahamstown Tel: 046 636 2127 Fax: 046 636 1825 SERVICES Building & Civil associated HOT CHRISTMAS SPECIALS CUSTOMERS FOR ALLOWING 8 Howse St, Contractors with the HARRY RAMA US TO BE YOUR 53/55 Bathurst Grahamstown : 046 622 2748 all hours or 083 442 0120 Proud MBA member Tel: 046-622 6373 GLASS MBA Street 7 Cloncore Street, Grahamstown all hours since 1981 COMPANY OF Grahamstown Tel: 046 622 2950 Fax: 046-636 1082 Thank Working CHOICE Thank you to all Cell: 082 555 9171 Domestic, commercial you with or 046 622 8700 We are proud Fax: 046 622 8764 our loyal and industrial buildings to be associated Tim: customers for for your MBA with the 082 800 9276 their support and water retaining Kevin We are proud to be associated with Master Builders 082 772 0400 during 2010. support to uplift structures. the Master Builders Association Association NHBRC Registered 14 ADVERTISING FEATURE NEWS Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 Happy LONG WAIT... Ingram Reed waited almost ﬁfty years for the return of this spanner, and now ﬁnally he has it. His late cousin, David 'Dikkop' Reed, lent the spanner to a Mr Brown who lives near Kingswood College in 1961. Mr Brown frequently told Ingram Reed that he would return the spanner to him because the rightful owner had passed away at the age of 26. Almost unbelievably, this week Mrs Brown brought the three-quarter inch spanner to a thrilled Reed. Photo: Steven Lang Incorporating: Grahamstown, Alicedale, Riebeeck East & surrounding IPC staff at their recent year end function. They are from left: Monika Gaybba, Brian EXTERNAL POSITIONS rural areas Gaybba, Megan Hazell, Marcelle Human & Alison Grounsell. Photo: Supplied POST 1: Technologist possession of a government 1 X DEPUTY DIRECTOR: certificate of competency is a requirement. INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES Minimum of 05 years and working for Local DIRECTORATE: Government would be an added advantage. TECHNICAL AND INFRASTRUCTURAL COMPETENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: The in- SERVICES cumbent should have a history displaying good TASK GRADE: 16 management skills. SALARY SCALE: R 284 256 – R 368 988 KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Responsible IPC recently said MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERI- for the management of the Electrical Depart- farewell to Alison Grounsell (stand- ENCE: Minimum Higher National Diploma ment within the Directorate of Technical and In- ing). Megan Hazell and registered with the Engineering Council frastructural Services. Ensuring proper efficient, (sitting) took over of South Africa. Ideal B.Sc (Civil Engineer- cost-effective of provision of electricity supply. from Alison as ofﬁce ing). Registered as a Professional Engineer is Ensuring electricity operation and maintenance administrator. desirable. in accordance with Photo: Supplied Computer literate. Code 08 Drivers license. the applicable legislation. The appointed incum- COMPETENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED: If not bent will be responsible for the management of I have always believed that what you put into charity and society will come back to you. registered as a Professional Engineer, at least staff within the Electrical Department. To be Monika Gaybba, our franchise holder in Grahamstown, and her husband Brian are prime three years experience in municipal engineering. able to perform functions independently without examples of this. Monika has been privileged to have received continued awards for her If registered as a Professional Engineer, experi- supervision. Be able to prepare tender docu- ence in municipal engineering is desirable. The ments and adjudication thereof. The incumbent work as an Estate Agent. incumbent should have a history displaying will be responsible to the Director Technical and AND IT IS IPC GRAHAMSTOWN'S SIXTH BIRTHDAY – Six very successful years! Well good management skills. Infrastructure and will perform any functions done Monika! We at Head Ofﬁce are very proud of you and the fact that you are going from KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Manage assigned to him/her. strength to strength! the Infrastructural Services Department of the Monika and her great ofﬁce support team have always given quick and professional Technical & Infrastructural Services Directorate, BENEFITS: Include 13th cheque, Housing Sub- service and continue to look for ways to improve and reassess their systems to give the including civil engineering services. Responsi- sidy, Medical Aid, Retirement/Pension Fund, owners of property in Grahamstown the best possible service. ble to the Director: Technical & Infrastructural Group Life, and generous leave. Please be ad- We have had many letters and phone calls from satisﬁed clients to tell us about Moni- Services for the proper, efficient and cost- vised that application for employment should be ka and her staff’s excellent service – Monika, we thank you for keeping our name so effective provision, purification and reticulation completed on the official application form of the prominent in Grahamstown! And we are NEVER letting you go! of water, sewerage and sanitation services, con- Makana Municipality and therefore Z83 forms struction and maintenance of building contracts will not be accepted. No faxed or e-mailed ap- Marion Engelbrecht awarded by the Council. Track and ensure that plications will be accepted. All enquiries should Manager: Head Ofﬁce, Independent Property the department’s expenditure is within budget. be directed to the Human Resource Manager and Consultants Attend to the provision of stores, furnishings and equipment for the department. Compile tender documents for the department. Ensure application forms are available from the Human Resource Section: Telephone no. 046-6036123. One application form must be completed for CongratulationsÊ Ê Ê Gro 40 High operation of proper filing system and the archiv- each vacancy. Application forms must be ing of documents when necessary. Prepare accompanied by a Comprehensive Curriculum Ê • and maintain work and maintenance schedules. Issue orders for outsourced services, goods or Vitae, Certified copies of an ID, Drivers License (where necessary) and Qualification documents. MonikaÊ GaybbaÊ materials. Check and certify invoices received Applications must be posted to the Human andÊ herÊ staffÊ atÊ IPC,Ê C for outsourced services, goods or materials. Resource Manager, P.O Box 176, Grahamstown Such other relevant and lawful duties as may be 6140. Canvassing of Councillors and Officials Grahamstown,Ê onÊ theirÊ Ê on 6thÊ anniversary!Ê required. will automatically disqualify any applicants. Makana Municipality is an Employment Equity, Ê 6th ye POST 2: Affirmative Action Employer. If the candidate WhatÊ anÊ honourÊ toÊ beÊ 1 X PROFESSIONAL ELECTRICAL has not been contacted within a month after the associatedÊ withÊ suchÊ aÊ topÊ ENGINEER closing date he/she must accept that his/her ap- plication was unsuccessful. No application will performingÊ franchise!Ê DIRECTORATE: TECHNICAL AND INFRASTRUCTURAL be considered after the closing date. Ê SERVICES WishingÊ youÊ allÊ theÊ best,Ê Ê TASK GRADE: HIGHLY NEGOTIABLE CLOSING DATE: 10 DECEMBER 2010 IPCÊ HeadÊ officeÊ Ê PERIOD: 5 YEAR FIXED TERM CON- TRACT MINIMUM QUALIFICATION AND EXPERI- ________________ ENCE: B.Sc (Electrical Engineering) or B. N. BAART Tech (Electrical Engineering) must be eligible MUNICIPAL MANAGER to be registered as a Professional Engineer/ Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 ADVERTISING FEATURE NEWS 15 6th Anniversary IPC We in Grahamstown are fortunate for the property market is doing better here than in most other places in the country. Moreover, house prices have risen. In Grahamstown West the average home is now above R1 100 000. Below the R1 500 000 bracket the amount of properties available for sale is limited and there is a high demand for them. Though buyers are much more cautious when purchasing a home, the purchase of property as an income-delivering investment continues to do well. Most of the new de- velopments have been selling quickly indicating conﬁdence in the local market. Valu- Monika Gaybba, ators from Standard Bank, FNB and Mr Winston Ridden from the GBS have recently Megan Hazell mentioned that the recession appears to have bypassed Grahamstown. and Alison IPC Grahamstown offers a comprehensive, personalised service to all property in- Grounsell vestors and owners. Monika is passionate about the value of investing in property and celebrated the opening so many of her clients have done exceptionally well with such investments. She and of the FIFA her husband have themselves invested heavily in property which enables her to give World Cup service from experience. by showing After six years, we are having to say good-bye to a much loved and valued staff support for their country. member Alison Grounsell, Monika’s PA who is relocating to Port Elizabeth. But we are Photo: lucky to have secured the services of Marcelle Human whose ready smile and many Supplied skills have already impressed clients. The other staff member in the ofﬁce is Megan Hazell who knows Grahamstown well, is our computer bofﬁn and who thinks outside the box. Then, of course, there is the boiler-room boy who does our data capturing and the many background tasks essential to the smooth running of the business: Monika’s husband, Brian. All our staff complement each other and strive to serve clients as a happy team. IPC Grahamstown Friends and family of IPC Grahamstown celebrating the opening of the FIFA Soccer World Monika Gaybba and Megan Hazell at the recent IPC awards Cup. Photo: Supplied evening. Photo: Supplied Nedbank Grahamstown would like to congratulate IPC for six years of service excellence Signage Printing Clothing Blinds in Grahamstown. Monika Gaybba recently re- ceived top individual in turn- Congratulations on your Canvas, Photo Printing & Framing over in franchises/branch, 6th anniversary. Congratulations Monica & Staff. 2nd position in franchises/ Nedbank branch of the year and 2nd Best wishes for the future! All the best for the future. Grahamstown position in unit sales PEPPER GROVE MALL - GRAHAMSTOWN “Remember to call on us to print your Xmas gifts.” Home loans at your franchises/branch for 2009. 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SOMERSET HEIGHTS - R1 450 000 SOMERSET HEIGHTS - R1 300 000 SUNNYSIDE - R1 650 000 SUNNYSIDE - R1 250 000 NEW RELEASE SOLE MANDATE Immaculate, 3 bedroomed designer home with manicured small garden. Large well maintained 4-bedroomed home NEW RELEASE DUAL MANDATE NEW RELEASE SOLE MANDATE BEAUFORT STREET - R980 000 CENTRAL - R590 000 3 bedroomed family home in 3 bedroomed family home large treed garden. Indoor/ with pool. Granny flat in Outdoor living. garden. CENTRAL - R2 200 000 CENTRAL - R2 200 000 NEW RELEASE SOLE MANDATE DUAL MANDATE SOLE MANDATE NEW RELEASE SOLE MANDATE 4 bedroomed house close to Rhodes with Apartment in secure complex. Ideal starter good rental return. home for young couple or students. ALLEN PLACE - FROM R897 500 OATLANDS - R2 600 000 10 Somerset Street 8 Somerset Street SOLE MANDATE Terraced home built in 1830’s. 3-Bedroomed terraced home with 1830s EXCITING NEW DEVELOPMENT CLOSE TO Large period home in prime locality Close to St Andrews and DSG. charm. Close to St Andrew’s and DSG RHODES. 2 AND 3 BEDROOMED UNITS 87 BATHURST ST 3 HARRISMITH ST SMALL HOLDING T ON ON JUS SED OW OW LEA SH SH RE Tel: 046 622 5546 Fax: 046 622 5548 firstname.lastname@example.org www.propertygrahamstown.co.za SHOW HOUSE FRI 27th NOV SHOW HOUSE FRI 3rd DEC HORSE LOVERS’ PARADISE. MULTI AWARD WINNING AGENT 11h00 - 14h00 2010 11h00 - 14h00 241 ha of magniﬁcent scenes, FOR INSTITUTE OF ESTATE AGENTS AND IPC CAPITALISE ON TOMORROW PERIOD HOME waiting to be lots of water, cottages, income MONIKA GAYBBA Buy for proﬁt, priced right. converted to a stunner. Ideal for private earning and more. 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 2009 082 855 0015 CALL FOR DETAILS COME & SEE school parents. PRIME POSITION. KINGSWOOD HILL 60 OATLANDS SUNNYSIDE SUNNYSIDE WESTHILL LE LE LE SO ATE LE SO ATE W NE SE W SO ATE SO ATE A NE SE ND ND MA ND MA ND ELE LEA MA MA R RE ACROSS THE ROAD FROM CHARACTER FILLED HOME - EXQUISITE VICTORIAN VILLA PROFIT BY BUYING THIS HOME. A LITTLE PIECE OF PARADISE 10 BEDROOMS: 5 Bedroom unit KINGSWOOD. Quiet lane, ideal for entertaining. Sunny patio, Tastefully modernised for the family 4 Bedroom home with ﬂat & off- - IDEAL LOCK-UP & GO in quiet 3 Bedroom unit & home with much potential. pool & eco-friendly. who enjoy space & lifestyle. street parking. cul-de-sac. Townhouse with 3 2 Bedroom ﬂat. LOOK NO FURTHER OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS YOU’LL LOVE IT UNBEATABLE bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, study & Ideal location. CALL TODAY R995 000 R2 300 000 R4 790 000 R799 000 MORE. R1 650 000 R3 564 000 CENTRAL WESTHILL OATLANDS NORTH SUNNYSIDE CENTRAL SOLE MANDATE AL NEWLY BUILT DU ATE AL DU ATE HOME IN UNIQUE LE SO ATE A ND ND ND STATEMENT MA MA MINI ESTATE MA 4 Double Bedrooms, all OF STYLE en-suite. Appealing open plan living. Attention to detail. OWN A PIECE OF THE HIS- LARGE EXECUTIVE HOME with Spectacular views. BUILD IT AS YOU WANT IT. A ON RHODES’ DOORSTEP. 2 Ideal for the TORY OF GRAHAMSTOWN modernised, farm-style kitchen clean slat for a beautiful home with Bedroom units. Secure parking. opposite Rhodes. Ideal Ready to move into a picturesque outlook. entertainer. & living areas designed with the Ideal investment. Rental of R6 060/ LOCK-UP & GO early 2011 R2 200 000 entertainer in mind. SUPER BUY R3 650 000 R1 595 000 ENDLESS POSSIBLITY ONLY R295 000 month. NO TRANSFER DUTY R897 500. POA WE ARE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL REFERRAL NETWORK. CONTACT US IF YOU ARE MOVING OUT OF TOWN. Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 17 HOMEFINDER Frontier web: www.remax.co.za 22 African Street P.O. Box 7090, Grahamstown North, 6148 Broker/Owner email: email@example.com Tel: 046 622 6061 David Fax: 046 622 3741 Rodgerson Gail Shanley 083 307 0852 RE/MAX GRAHAMSTOWN AGENTS TAKE IT TO THE MAX Jean Rodgerson, 1st position earnings Alexis Bowker, 5th position earnings Dave Mullins, Rookie of the year 2010 and 5th position units sold and Initiative and 2nd for units sold From left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Alexis Bowker From left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Dave Mullins (Farming From left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Jean Rodgerson (Re/Max Manageress/Sales (Sales Associate), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker), Liesel Greyvenstein Associate), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker), Liesel Greyvenstein Associate), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker), Liesel Greyvenstein (Greyvenstein attorneys) (Greyvenstein Attorneys) (Greyvenstein Attorneys) Institute of Estate Agents Award RE/MAX AWARDS PRIZE WINNERS SUNNYSIDE R1 200 000 SHOW HOUSE SAT 27 NOV 10AM - 12PM STUNNING CHARACTER HOME: situated in a tranquil environment, spacious living, 3 bedrooms, large lounge with ﬁreplace, 2 bathrooms. Open plan dining / kitchen area with newly renovated kitchen. Large secluded garden area and ﬂat. Jean Rodgerson, 1st Country Agent of the year 2010, WEBREF: 300309758 1st Earning units, 1st Development and Plots, Eastern Cape, Earnings, 2nd Developments and Plots, Eastern DEE 079 778 4661 Cape, Units sold. KINGSWOOD R2 950 000 NEW RELEASE SOLE MANDATE CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT VENUE: Kingswood Pre-Primary WHEN: Sunday 05 December 2010 SHOW HOUSE TIME: 4pm THURS 2 DEC 10AM - 12PM Back row from left: Arthur Lees-Rolf (owner/broker), Colette Ridgeway R15 per child Option 1: THE CHARM AND CHARACTER OF THATCH. This (Initiative), Jean Rodgerson (1st position earnings, 2nd position units exceptional property has a stunning double storey family home with open plan living lead- Father Christmas will be there – sold), Alexis Bowker (5th position earnings, 5th position units sold & ing onto a wooden deck overlooking the sparkling swimming pool. 4 bedrooms, main en Sweets for kids. Boerewors rolls & suite, huge games room, double automated garage. A 5 minute walk from Kingswood Col- passion), Gwyneth Trafford (Passion), Dave Rodgerson (owner/broker). lege. Option 2: Adjoining the above property is a 613sqm plot which can be purchased refreshments will be on sale. Proceeds go to Reach For A Dream Front: Charmaine van Staden (Branding) and Dave Mullins (Rookie of with the house or independently of the house. Price R450 000.00 WEBREF: 300324953 Tickets available at RE/MAX. the year 2010 and initiative) DEE 079 778 4661 THE RIGHT ADDRESS R1 065 000 R2 550 000 CRADOCK HEIGHTS R275 000 CRADOCK HEIGHTS R966 000 BUSHMAN SANDS R1 400 000 SOLE MANDATE SOLE MANDATE SOLE MANDATE NEW RELEASE DUAL MANDATE SOLE MANDATE FACE BRICK FAMILY HOME and bachelor ﬂat - PRESTIGIOUS HOME - EXCELLENT LOCATION Lovely ﬂat plot for sale measuring 760sqm. Fenced Newly built 3 bedroom home with double MAGNIFICENT HOME within Golf Estate. Ideal no frills, simply a good buy. 3 bedrooms, study, 1 with picture book views. Brand new property which offers on 3 sides and beautiful views. Established lawn and retreat for Golf and Game enthusiast. Offers stylish living. 3 bedrooms all en-suite, large open plan living, internal access garaging. Beautiful views. Add bathroom, separate WC. Open plan kitchen and shade trees. considered. diningroom and single garage. magniﬁcent kitchen and separate pantry, 2nd lounge, wired your own ﬁnishing touches to the garden. Very for surround sound. DO NOT LOSE OUT - CALL TODAY. good value. WEBREF: 300325786 WEBREF: 300321091 WEBREF: 300239306 WEBREF: 300318744 WEBREF: 300268394 JEAN 082 772 0396 JEAN 082 772 0396 ALEXIS 083 461 5572 ALEXIS 083 461 5572 ALEXIS 083 461 5572 BUSHMAN SANDS R120 000 NEAR METRO R2 390 000 CENTRAL R1 750 000 CENTRAL R495 000 RENTAL DIVISION DIGS LIST AVAILABLE FOR 2011 HENRY STREET - 7 Man digs available 1 December KINGS TERRACE – NEW DEVELOPMENT Perfect Student Accommodation 4 Bedroom townhouses. All bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms. BRIAR ROSE - FAMILY 3 bedroom ﬂats at R7 500pm, Main en-suite with BE QUICK - urgent sale required, 623sqm stand on INDUSTRIAL WAREHOUSE in very tidy dressing room. Appliance in kitchen. Stainless picturesque golf estate. 100km from PE, 52km from Top quality ﬁnishes throughout, 3 bedrooms, open 5 x 2 bedroom brand new ﬂats. Streel dual gas hob/oven, refrigerator, deepfreeze, condition, situated in good area near Metro plan living area and kitchen, under ﬂoor heating. Grahamstown. Take advantage of the economic Double doors out to patio. Also included, washing Close to everything. dishwasher, tumble dryer, Cash & Carry. 940sqm with separate 40sqm underﬂoor heating in kitchen and lounge, situation. machine, tumble dryer, fridge, oven and hob. Call me for more information. under building parking, lift and stair ofﬁce space. Brick & Iron construction. access, electric fence and CCTV WEBREF: 300316053 WEBREF: WEBREF 300325741 ALEXIS 083 461 5572 ALEXIS 083 461 5572 DEE 079 778 4661 PAMELA 072 458 9255 CHARMAINE 079 491 8355 Dave Mullins Pamela Dee Charmaine Jean Rodgerson Alexis Bowker Meyrick Bowker Leon Kruger Zondani Sales van Staden Sales Associate Farming Auctioneer Sales Associate Farming & Lifestyle Sales Associate Rental Manageress Associate Farming Associate Associate Associate Associate 18 Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 HOMEFINDER • “Artfully uniting extraordinary properties with extraordinary lives” WESTHILL - R 1 995 000 NEW DEVELOPMENT CENTRAL - R350 000 + R380 000 Web Ref No: 0000 633 312 Web Ref No: 0000 433 078 KINGSWOOD MEWS FROM R465 000 SOLE MANDATE Sole Mandate Sole Mandate Digs investment. 6 Bedrooms, INVESTORS 2 Bathrooms. Double Carport. A great opportunity to enter the market. Centrally situated bedsitter Off-street Parking. Flat for extra close to all amenities. Tenanted until income. Leases in place for 2011. Nov 2010. A must view. CRADOCK HEIGHTS - R1 395 000 OATLANDS - R1 550 000 SUNNYSIDE - R499 000 Web Ref No: 0000 479 864 This fantastic investment opportunity Web Ref No: 0000 479 864 offers you everything! The layout and security arrangements all indicate that a great deal of thought has gone into the design! It offers comfortable living in a secure development! Kingswood Mews is accessed from Sole Mandate Roberts Street and has Caldecott VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS NEW RELEASE Street on its northern boundary A two bedroom ﬂat under R500 000. Like A 3-bedroom townhouse in beautiful Oatlands. Low maintenance family home, open hen’s teeth. This upstairs ﬂat is centrally situ- Lovely open plan kitchen and living area. Please visit our website at ated in Market Street. Don’t miss out on this plan living area. 3 bedrooms, Ideal lock up and go. Close to Kingswood, St www.kingswoodmews.co.za Andrew’s and Graeme College. opportunity to get into the property market. 2 bathrooms and a double garage. KINGSWOOD PLOT - R305 000 SUNNYSIDE PLOT - R305 000 SUNNYSIDE - R1 650 000 PLOT AND PLAN CENTRAL - R755 000 Web Ref No: 0000 636 579 In the Joza Extension 4 area For only R404 000 Sole Mandate Please call • Fenced on 3 sides A GEM OF A FIND Ideal lock-up-and-go executive home! It New 2 bedroom unit at Aries Nest. • 1 060m² Stunning, 601m², ﬂat stand in a quiet part must be seen to be appreciated. Private, Mzoli Luzipo Close to all amenities. Excellent rental of Sunnyside. It is ﬁlled with fruit trees pristine, paradise. return. Partially furnished. Don’t miss • Beautiful view and has a small dwelling on it. 078 527 5465 out. • Contact us now Peppergrove Mall, African Street, Grahamstown. Tel: 046 636 1388 ofﬁce@sirg.co.za www.sirg.co.za Joy Miles Marinda van Achterbergh Heather Rader Ashlea Brunette Jillian Tyson Steve Birt Mzoli Luzipo 084 320 9238 082 598 7776 071 445 7937 082 826 3409 Each Ofﬁce is Independently Owned and Operated 083 282 4019 083 656 8810 078 527 5465 Tornado beauty show to go ahead PATRICK ANDREWS She said she had heard and was informed that she cided to march to the council so from a resident, Alwyn Bou- would not be able to use the hall as to petition them to reconsider firstname.lastname@example.org W ard 11 residents who wer that he would use the hall on the same day as Bouwer. the decision,” she said. marched to the Maka- on the same day in which the “I held a meeting with resi- The placard-waving resi- +28a Hill Street (Cnr Hill & Beaufort St) na Municipality offices beauty show is scheduled. She dents in my ward to inform them dents tried to hand a petition g 046 636 1174 • Fax: 046 636 1186 last week got some joy after then contacted Makana’s ad- of the municipality’s decision to over to Mager but he refused to Mayor, Vumile Lwana decided ministration manager, Etienne cancel our booking without any accept it and later invited May Jeff 082 940 1418 to make the Recreation Hall Mager for clarity on the issue reason, and the residents de- to his office. available for a Mr and Ms Tor- Spring Street 1 bedroom flat R2 200/m nado beauty show. The show is aimed at raising funds for vic- ANDREA GINN PROPERTIES Aries Nest 2 bedroom flat in secure complex R5 000/m tims of the tornado that struck the area in 2008. SILVER OAKS WESTHILL KOTA INTEN Shepperson Lane 3 bedroom house R5 000/m Ward 11 councillor, Lena R596 000 POA R520 000 May has confirmed that the Kings Manor 3 bedroom unit (with deck, braai area, show will go on following a dis- & garage) R7 000/m pute between council and the King’s Terrace Upmarket 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom residents about the availability units in secure complex R10 000/m of the hall. The dispute arose after she was told that the hall Bella Vista Large 1 bedroom flat (incl. w&e) would be unavailable for the (4km from town) R3 500/m show even though she had Large one-bedroom flat on the Restore this Grand old Lady to her 2 bedroom flat on ground floor, middle floor. former glory! off-street parking. booked it three months ago. The residents marched to the City Hall last Friday to CRADOCK HEIGHTS PLOTS: OATLANDS NORTH 2011 DIGSLIST AVAILABLE hand over a petition requesting Fort England R250 000 E-mail us, ring us, or come see us at our office the municipality to reconsider R966 000 Sunnyside R280 000 R1995 000 its decision and make the hall King’s Heights R280 000 available. King’s Heights R300 000 Visit “The show which is to be Cradock Heights R315 000 held next Friday [26 Novem- ber] is meant to raise funds to BUSINESSES: repair six houses damaged by Tribes Takeaways R140 000 the 2008 tornado. The roofs of the houses urgently need to be repaired as they have big holes,” said May. BUY/LET Modern, open-plan split-level home. (3 beds, 2.5 baths) Grahamstown Accommodation R160 000 Modern, spacious family home with 2 flats. Close to schools. TO VIEW PHONE: Marion Hendry 083 244 6409/Janet Wilson 083 654 6114/Andrea Ginn 079 284 6265 www.grocotts.co.za Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 19 Homefinder GRAHAMSTOWN OFFICE 046 622 2778 FAX 046 622 7877 EMAIL email@example.com PROFILING OUR AGENTS CENTRAL R695 000 OATLANDS NORTH R1.5 MILLION ABIGAIL WHITE: RESIDENTIAL AGENT – BEDFORD After 14 years of living, working and travelling abroad, Abigail has recently returned to South Africa. She studied interior design and worked on projects in Moscow, Shanghai, Antwerp, London and Denmark before buying Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1036769 and renovating a derelict but desirable Victorian house in Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1034307 APARTMENT LIVING Ideal student accommodation, these Bedford. Abigail looks forward to providing superb service SPOTLIGHT ON VALUE This low maintenance family home two-bedroom units are secure and centrally situated. This fantastic investment to buyers and sellers in this vibrant little village. offers everything from A to Z, including a swimming pool. Situated in a warm, friendly opportunity is a must-see. neighbourhood close to Graeme College. Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889 Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889 SUNNYSIDE R275 000 CLAIRE VALLEY R545 000 RIEBEECK EAST R495 000 KINGSWOOD EXTENSION R450 000 OATLANDS NORTH R875 000 Bedrooms 0 | Bathrooms 0 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1035886 Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1025842 Bedrooms 0 | Bathrooms 0 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1035316 Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1036670 Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1027597 VACANT ERF ADD YOUR OWN TOUCHES LARGE PLOT FITZROY EXTENSION MILES STREET Looking to get a foot in the property This is the ideal starter home. Situated in a Claim your piece of paradise – a large This neat face brick home in a new suburb With a bit of cosmetic work, this could be a market? Start with this vacant 694m² quiet street, this cottage has huge potential 42 827m2 corner plot with beautiful views, off Fitzroy Street offers the ﬁrst-time buyer a lovely home. It is well built and spacious with erf and build your dream home to your and the ﬂat can be rented out to subsidise tucked away in this peaceful rural hamlet brilliant opportunity to break into the market. a large garden and bachelor ﬂat. own speciﬁcations later. your bond. just 40km from Grahamstown. Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889 Adéle Barnard 084 509 3889 Cary Clark 074 618 8747 Kim Webber 082 523 8277 Kim Webber 082 523 8277 CENTRAL R897 500 RHINI R245 000 WESTHILL R2.7 MILLION OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN R4.6 MILLION CENTRAL R475 000 Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1027569 Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1033013 Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1022819 Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 3 | Garage 2 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1002195 Bedrooms 1 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1030157 ALLEN PLACE EXTENSION 9 PRICE REDUCTION COUNTRY LIVING 3rd ON MILNER Closer to campus you cannot get. These Major renovation work is about to begin. Within walking distance of Rhodes, DSG, This large family home with sweeping views Only one left. This brand new bachelor apartments offer an ideal investment This is what the end result will be – enjoy St Andrew’s College and Prep, this family over Grahamstown has a rambling one- ﬂat will have security, luxury ﬁnishes and opportunity for the serious investor who a modern indoor bathroom and hot water home on a double plot includes a two- hectare garden with lovely swimming pool a ﬁtted kitchen with a stove, fridge and wants position and superior workmanship. on tap. bedroom garden cottage. and a small dam. Only ﬁve minutes from town. washing machine. Kim Webber 082 523 8277 Kim Webber 082 523 8277 Debi Brody 083 656 4697 Debi Brody 083 656 4697 Debi Brody 083 656 4697 OATLANDS R1.55 MILLION SUNNYSIDE R1.45 MILLION ARIES NEST DEVELOPMENT R742 000 OATLANDS R1.695 MILLION ALMOST SOLD OUT Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1034429 Bedrooms 3 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1025535 Bedrooms2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1022823 Bedrooms 4 | Bathrooms 2 | Garage 1 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1032564 Bedrooms 2 | Bathrooms 1 | Garage 0 | WEB ACCESS 1GC1019546 RARE OPPORTUNITY CUTE COTTAGE BRILLIANT INVESTMENT HOME ON LARGE GROUNDS WORCESTER PLACE This three-bedroom townhouse in leafy This home simply oozes character and charm. This two-bedroom apartment is in a brand This home is well positioned in a quiet area An excellent lock-up-and-go property Oatlands Road could be your comfortable It is tastefully renovated with beautiful new complex within walking distance of close to St Andrew’s College. 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PGP_Grocotts_20101126.indd 1 11/23/10 9:00 PM classifieds 1. Personal 2. Announcements 3. Sales & Services 4. Employment 5. Accommodation 6. Property 8. Motoring 9. Legals 20 Friday, 26 November 2010 1. PERSONAL In Memoriam COMMEM CHURCH Gardening SPCA Tel: 046 622 3233, 072 191 2173 CHRISTMAS FAIR Emergency: 079 037 3466 Death MHLWATIKA 27 November 2010 at 9am at Church Hall GRASS CUTTING. Once-off cleanups. Refuse removal, ANIMALS FOUND • X Breed, long body, short legs black, LETITIA MAZIWE Come and do your early Tree felling. Water tank white and tan, in good condition. • Black and tan X breed found Port GREGG COETZEE (TUTU) Christmas shopping while installations, painting, general Alfred road near the spring. sadly passed away the enjoying a cup of tea maintenance. 082 696 6831/ • Afrikanus brown and white found High morning of the 20th 2007-11-24 071 897 6569. Street. In loving memory of our dear DOGS AND CATS UP FOR ADOPTION November. Gregg will be greatly missed as he left mother, grandmother and THE RAPHAEL CENTRE (11 Donkin Street, Grahamstown) Classic Blinds Miscellaneous Sales • Black medium sized X breed, spayed, will make a good companion. great grandmother. It’s been 7 Beadle Street, Grahamstown • Medium size black, with a white spot on something special in all would welcome donations of three years since you left us, 083 468 0887 046 622 3553 the chest found and never claimed. our hearts. His wool and knitting needles for 4 City Golf wheels & tyres as • Very sweet JR X, will make a loving your memory still lives on. Ofﬁce Hours After Hours enthusiasm to always lend use by our support group for new (whole wheels rims, etc). pet, he is our “Oscar” dog and for the We miss you Mamgwevu right owner, he comes with several gifts, a helping hand and his people living with HIV/Aids For Professional and R800 for all. Phone 046 622 From your family. food, collar, toys and lead. persistent manner with Affordable Blinds 6746. • Very smart short legged JR, long tail, which he lived will always 3. SALES AND SERVICE Venetian Blinds / Vertical Blinds ALNET shadecloth 55% black. very very sweet, will make a devoted be remembered. It is with great sadness that we say 2. ANOUNCEMENTS Grass & Bamboo Blinds Repairs to Blinds Four 50m rools at R2 200 each. family pet. • White medium sized male JR X white goodbye to our Books & Stationery We render services in and Contact 046 622 4077 or 083 with brown and black spots. Notices 287 2190 or firstname.lastname@example.org • Small delightful black dog young and beloved family member. around Grahamstown/Port handsome. Alfred/Kenton-on-Sea etc May you rest in peace. AA PROTEA GROUP. Antic Hall, MARANATHA For free quotations contact Bennie CONTAINER sheets - Solid • 5 x bred puppies, the mother a pretty tan dog, the puppies all colours including Booksellers & Stationers 2.2mX2m - DIY: Wendy House/ one that looks like a little ﬂuffy bear. 7.30pm Monday nights. 22 Albany Sincere condolences to 37 High Street • Several adult cats including 2 neutered Road, next to New Apostolic Church. Grahamstown Store Room/Spaza Shop/Ga- males and 1 spayed female all shapes the Coetzee family. We Cell: John 071 984 1379. Wilfred Tele/fax: 046 622 8029 rages/Horse Stables/Rooms. and sizes and colours and are deﬁnitely pray that God will guide 073 292 6057 and Antony 082 home loving cats, house trained. To view - 071 922 1227. them and give them 682 1234. If anyone, anywhere strength through this time reaches out for help we want the SUPPLIERS OF: Thank you to the following for the donations of dog and cat food: A McKay of grief hand of the AA to be there. Textbooks Miscellaneous Wanted and A Peard, N van Rensburg, John With lots of love from the Stationery Stewart - clothing, Rhodes University & Hempel and McCallum ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING CARAVAN wanted. Paul 076 for the lovely blankets and buckets, all & Cleaning Material. Cleaning very much appreciated. families. of the G & D.W.M.A “Homes Services 212 3793 or 046 622 7119. for the Aged” Mobile Auto Valet Service (Settlers Close & Oakhaven). Driving Schools Carpets/Upholstery/Windows LOOKING for 2nd hand trampo- To all the students and school learners a very big thank you for your support Found Date: Household/Ofﬁce Cleaning line in good condition. Contact this year, donations, food, toys, walking Tuesday 7 December 2010 Driving Maid Service Nico 082 452 1772. the dogs, socialising the puppies and kittens and all the TLC given to the SAMSUNG E250 cell phone Venue: ACVV Senior Citizens School 046 636 1214 * 073 217 8258 other animals in our care. found in the street on the corner of Park and Fitzroy Streets. The Centre, Hill Street, (24 hrs) Mike Pets phone is password protected. Grahamstown 082 430 9855 THE HANDIMAN Time: 15:00 Please phone 083 529 5551. WIN A CORSA BORDER COLLIES looking for loving home. Joey & Pacorina Swimming Pools BAKKIE! REPAIRS cannot be separated. Enjoy KNOWLES AUCTION Funeral ANYTHING EAST CAPE POOLS food, walks and being stroked. Saturday: 27 November 2010 at 10 am Furniture Family moving to JHB but know BIG OR SMALL these two would prefer staying Venue: Scout Hall, in Grahamstown. Excellent For everything your pool needs. yers & Seller CALL BRIAN African Street Bu watchdogs and companions. • Construction and 082 954 5925 s Healthy, strong and good look- Viewing Time: 2 - 4pm on Friday 26 November bentwoods ing. Please contact Louise on Fibre-glassing - Design your own pool. Select 2nd Hand Furniture 072 477 1081. Items for sale: Piano The Sunshine • Pre-moulded ﬁbre-glass nt les moulds - 24 to choose from. A (walnut) in good order; iqu b Cleaning es & Collecta FAIRBAIRN • Repairs - Re-ﬁbre-glass and 3 Morris chairs; Fridge; Company Lounge suites; Chairs; KENNELS re-paint your old pool. TEMBA SIDWELL 2A Cawood Street Cell: 082 820 5598 • Pool maintenance contracts. Tables; Dolly Varden; Beds Tel: 046 622 3937 & CATTERY (Up the road from Village Green) • Pumps, ﬁlters, heaters, pool SIZANI and mattresses; Tel: 046 622 5171 Personal Supervision Tel: 046 622 3527 covers, etc. Born: 01-08-1933 Cupboards; Dressing • Carpets • Upholstery Cell: 082 552 3829 • Windows • Ofﬁce Valet All materials are SABS approved. Died: 15-11-2010 tables; TV cabinet unit; BIRITE For Well Cared-for, • Car Valet Funeral held: City Hall Computer stand; Desk; 2 • Maid service - supervised Emile 073 321 9944 Date: 28-11-2010 TVs; Hi-Fi; Blackwood oval Commercial and Domestic Happy Pets Time: 09h00 coffee table; Display Sadly missed by family and cabinet; Sundries too 27 Bathurst Street Telephone 622 2983 RIDGEBACK puppies for sale. Phone 084 515 1304. SIYAZAMA friends numerous to mention. Swimming Pool Services Buyers & Sellers of Contact Mike for all your pool problems. • New and Secondhand 046 636 1137 Furniture We will solve them for you. Health & Beauty 073 264 8845 Please contact: L S. May 078 371 5543 The Knock Shop A. Siyazi 071 0178 811 A service of Cottage Furniture Highly recommended Celebration and Antiques by satisﬁed clients Thanksgiving 2nd Hand Furniture CHRISTMAS GIFTS for Furniture Removals THE KLIKETYKLIK The Ministry of the etc. late TEL: 622 3473 BOX A Feelgood, REV. CLIVE CELL: 072 399 1678 Environmentally NEWMAN Conscious Gift is to be held at SPARROW POOLS * Made by disadvantaged The Cathedral of St Home Maintenance Jewellery For All Your Swimming Pool women from recycled plastic bottles Michael and St George Want to read the Requirements! Peppergrove Mall Grahamstown Brendon Bessinger Phone/Fax: 046 636 1496 on Grocott’s Mail 076 647 9545 4 Hill St, Grahamstown Saturday 4 December in your Tel: 046 622 4320 at 2.30pm To advertise All are welcome comfy couch 7 My Pond Hotel, Port Alfred Tel: 046 624 8618 70 High Street here contact Grahamstown at home? Sivuyile Tel/Fax 046 622 3115 Contact Anna-marie Services Offered for a subscription on on • Engraving www.grocotts.co.za www.grocotts.co.za 046 622 7222 • Watch & Jewellery Repairs 046 622 7222 21 classifieds 1. Personal 2. Announcements 3. Sales & Services 4. Employment 5. Accommodation 6. Property 8. Motoring 9. Legals Friday, 26 November 2010 Security BACHELOR Rondavel on beauti- ful, peaceful farm 10km from ESTATE LATE In the Estate of the late town. R1 000 per month. Ex- East Cape cluding Eskom including spring R114 980 RAYMOND TUNMER, Identity Number 320208 5050 085, water. Phone 083 962 5539. retired of 20826 Lakeshore, Access Systems BEDSITTER in Scotts Avenue. Baie d’Urfe QC, Canada, who “For all your access control R2 400. Contact 083 687 2341. was born on 8 February 1932 and vehicle security needs” and who died at Lakeshore, Baie d’Urfe QC, Canada on 5 Electic gates, burglar bars, November 2009. DRIE slaapkamer plaashuis met pallisade fencing, VESA- approved car alarms/ woonstel te huur, 30km vanaf No: 536/2010 immobilisers/gearlocks Grahamstad. Kontak JC Schoe- man 079 872 7573. The First and Final Liquida- Call 046 622 5668 or visit us in Anglo-African Street tion and Distribution Account FURNISHED bachelor ﬂat avail- in the above Estate will lie for HANDS UP HIP HOP KIDS... Dance4Life peer educators teach for a free quotation educational moves to learners from Mtunzi Tsolekile Primary able from 01/12/2010 - African inspection at the Ofﬁce of the Services Offered Lodge at R2 300/month. Con- Motoring Services Master of the High Court, Gra- School in Kwelera, near East London. Photo: Sinazo Qwashu One, two, three, tact 083 656 4697 hamstown, for a period of three weeks reckoned from the 26th BEE REMOVAL. Contact Riaan 074 334 7105. GARDEN ﬂat to rent. Large one- PARKHILL November 2010. MOTORS follow me... bed roomed with lounge and WHEELDON, RUSHMERE & kitchen area, close to King- COLE swood College. Furnished or YOUR VOLKSIE SPECIALISTS Attorneys for Executor Transport unfurnished - will suit a couple. 119 High Street R3 500 per month. Available 046 622 2978 GRAHAMSTOWN BAPHE PHUKWANA SECOND TO NONE middle of Jan 2011. Please call 082 730 1527 (Ref: Mr Laing) D 076 908 6650. Moving house. 083 760 0576 MIKE & GRANT ance4life is an initiative that uses the power of hip-hop dance to inspire, educate and mobilise young people to take action Transport local and against HIV/Aids. Dance4life is active in 25 countries, where REPAIR & SERVICE nationwide. Contact Modern the concept is implemented by local partners around their existing ALL MAKES OF CARS life-skills programmes. 046-648 2977 or 4-6 bedroomed house 082 833 0245 Together with Restless Development (formerly known as Student in Somerset Heights, swimming pool, large 9. LEGALS Partnership Worldwide, SPW) they have been doing the rounds in the Eastern Cape. In May they visited eight schools in Zozo location, Kwel- fenced grounds, plenty era: Bongolwethu Senior Secondary, Tuba Primary, Zozo Combined, 4. EMPLOYMENT of off street parking. ESTATE LATE Mtunzi Tsolekile Primary, Jongilang High School, King Mission Primary In the Estate of the late VIOLET School, Nokhala Primary School, and Gwaba Combined School, near Available 1 December East London. MARY PRINSLOO, Identity Employment Offered 2010. Suitable for Number 220129 00149 084, “We’ve seen great changes in the behaviour of students since 4-6 students or family. a pensioner of 4 Nel Street, Dance4life came here. Kids are more willing to learn and they are Rental R13 800 Grahamstown, who was born Want to read the active in the community,” said Sibakhulu Maqungo, Head of Depart- Part-time English teacher ment at Mtunzi Tsolekile Primary School. required to serve as a vol- per month. on 29 January 1922 and who Grocott’s Mail The Dance4life programme involves learners from Grade 7 to died at Grahamstown on 26 unteer teaching English as a Contact John at August 2010. in your comfy Grade 10. It educates the pupils through a form of dancing in which second language as part of 082 456 3127 or their moves always contain a life lesson, which the pupils can enjoy an adult skills training work 041 3737098 No: 3981/2010 couch at the same time as they learn something. programme. Applicants need to be ﬂuent in English and at home? Asekho Dastile, Project Manager at Restless Development and All persons being indebted to, or Dance4life, said: “Dance4life is working together with Restless De- Xhosa. having claims against the above Contact Anna-marie velopment going to rural areas. We have peer educators that we train Contact Lisiwe 073 343 0500 8. MOTORING Estate are hereby called upon to lodge their claims with and pay for a subscription on so that when we are not around the pupils have someone to talk to. We have 48 peer educators here in Eastern Cape. They are also their debts to the undersigned students who are always around the school”. South Africa is one of Motoring Sales within THIRTY DAYS from the 046 622 7222 the ﬁrst countries to set up the Dance4life programme and to date 5. ACCOMMODATION 2007 Corsa 1.4 red bakkie. date of the publication hereof. they have reached 40 000 young South Africans between the ages of 13 and19. Siyabonga Gelem, a Grade 10 student at Mtunzi Tsolekile Canopy, radio, CD player, cab Primary School, said: “We are taught about HIV/Aids, that we should WHEELDON, RUSHMERE & Accommodation slider, bakkie liner. 48 000km. R80 000. 083 962 5539. COLE eat healthy food and try to exercise. Also when we go back home Wanted Attorneys for Executrix 119 High Street we should share what we’ve learnt with the rest of the community. Our parents are also happy with what we are being taught here at KAWASAKI KLR650, 2006, 10 GRAHAMSTOWN school.” GARDEN ﬂat or cottage in 000km, airage pipe, excellent (Ref: Mrs Froneman) Dance4life has the support of famous people including Desmond proximity of upper High Street nick. R35 000. Call 083 259 Tutu, Gold Fish, DJ Tietso, and current ambassador Jenerik Soul. for single parent and adult son 6895. Sold as is. After the kids complete the schools programme they become and cat. Secure. Small garden. Careful, responsible tenants. ‘agents4change’ attempting to create social change worldwide. On Contact email@example.com To advertise here Saturday before World Aids Day all the agents4change will celebrate or 046 622 7149. contact Sivuyile on their achievements at a closing event. Holiday Accommodation R130 080 046 622 7222 They will be dancing together with thousands of young people from all over the world – connected via live satellite. – WSU-SNA Offered DEATH NOTICE UPMARKET Kleinemonde West home for December/January holidays. Sleeps 8. Phone 046 624 2191. Grocott’s Mail GREGG ALLAN COETZEE’S Memorial Service will be ofﬁces will be closed from on Friday 26 November To Let 2010 at the Presbyterian 2.30pm to 5pm on Church 11.30, Corner of Southwell & Becker. 2-BEDROOM simplex apart- ment close to Rhodes and VG. Monday 29 November BICs. Garage. Hi-Tec. Available 1 TO OUR DEAREST SON, the perfect gentleman, so December to post-grad/mature students or professionals. R2 2010 due to a staff meeting. tragically taken from us without having the chance of 200 per room (incl water). Con- saying goodbye. We will miss you tremendously until tact 046 622 4077 / purdey@ we meet again. All our love Dad & Mom. isat.co.za TO GREGGY, I know this is God’s plan which makes 5 B/R Student digs to rent. Grocott’s Mail no sense right now, but God will is perfect. Life will be different from now, but I know you are happy! Scotts Avenue, walking distance We love you my sweet, tender and loving brother. to Rhodes. Contact 083 687 2341 Management Love Melisa, Richard and Rebecca Simes. 22 MNews otoriNg Grocott’s Mail Friday, 26 November 2010 NOTICE OF THE RELEASE OF THE DRAFT BASIC ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT PROPOSED EGAZINI MEMORIAL PRECINCT PROJECT AT Drink and drive, and you will pay MAKANA’S KOP IN GRAHAMSTOWN IN THE EASTERN CAPE PROVINCE OF SOUTH AFRICA E veryone knows that driving under the injury and medical costs could very quickly influence of alcohol is illegal and dan- sky-rocket into millions of Rands, which could EASTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT gerous. It not only puts your own life ruin you financially for life. AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (DEDEA) at risk, but also the lives of your passengers, In addition, there are a few other things REFERENCE NO: EC04/LN1/M/10-75 other road users and pedestrians. you should take into account before setting off Despite this widely known fact, research on your journey. If your driver’s license has Coastal & Environmental Services (CES) has been appointed by Izizwe Consulting, on statistics from the Medical Research Council expired, have it renewed as your insurer will behalf of Makana Municipality, to undertake a Basic Assessment (BA) Process for the still portray a grim reality: 61% of pedestrians probably not pay out if you have an accident proposed development. Notice is hereby given in terms of Government Notice No R543 and 59% of drivers killed in road crashes in whilst driving on an expired driver's licence. (Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations) of the National Environmental Manage- 2009 were under the influence of alcohol. The Also, should you be in the unfortunate posi- ment Act (Act No. 107 of 1998) as amended, for the release of the Draft Basic Assess- current penalties for driving under the influ- tion of being involved in a collision, remember ment Report for the proposed Egazini Memorial Precinct in Grahamstown. All Interested ence are hefty. the steps you need to take to make sure your and Affected Parties are hereby notified of the availability of the Draft Basic Assessment If you are caught driving with a blood- claim is valid: Reports for public review and comment. The review period is from 26 November 2010 to alcohol level of 0,05g or more per 100ml, you • Take down all the details of the other parties 22 January 2011. could receive a maximum sentence of six involved years behind bars, be fined up to R120 000, • Report the accident to the South African Po- Copies of the Draft Basic Assessment Report are available for review and comment at or both. lice Service within 24 hours the following locations: And if this is not scary enough, think of • Advise your insurance company within their a Joza Library the potential cost to yourself and your fam- stipulated time lines, which can be found in a Fingo Library ily, should an accident happen. If you cause your policy documentation a Grahamstown Main Library an accident while driving under the influence, • Always keep your emergency service pro- a The CES website (www.cesnet.co.za) – click on the public documents. you could be left with an enormous amount vider’s details (for example: the iALERT of debt. Road and Home Emergency Service from A public meeting will be held on 9 December 2010 at Luvuyo Community Hall 17h00 If you are convicted of drunk driving, you iWYZE) easily accessible. For further information please contact: Mr Lungisa Bosman, P.O. Box 934, Grahamstown could face an additional R180 000 fine or a Be traffic-wise these holidays. Keep to the 6140. jail sentence for culpable homicide, together rules of the road and don’t become a statistic. Tel: 046-622 2364 • Fax: 046-6226564 •Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. with legal costs, suspension of your driver’s Use common sense, be prepared, be patient licence and the likelihood of your vehicle be- but most of all enjoy the journey. As American ing impounded. novelist Ursula LeGuin famously remarked: In addition, you may be burdened with “It is good to have an end to journey towards; MARKETING ASSISTANT paying for the accident damages yourself as the insurer will reject your claim and that of but it is the journey itself that matters in the end.” Franchise Division any third parties if they can prove that you were driving under the influence. Remem- Willem Smith, CEO of Old Mutual’s ber that the potential third party personal iWYZE valuables insurance MAIN PURPOSE: Assisting the Marketing Manager with marketing and communication and to liaise with Ask a traffic question internal stakeholders, as well as external agencies and suppliers to coordinate, imple- ment and measure projects, including events and exhibitions. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Do you have a traffic-related question? The Makana •Assist with the co – ordination of orders/requests and follow up of orders for various initiatives from the National Marketing Department Municipality traffic department's assistant director, Coen- • Assist with new media updates: featured properties and area page updates • Assist with co-ordination of various events and bookings raad Hanekom has agreed to answer traffic-related questions • Invoices, budget administration, collection of outstanding debt due to advertising put to him by Grocott's Mail readers. Send in your traffic- initiatives • Process monthly accounts related question to email@example.com and we will • Assist with the management and coordination of weekly newspaper advertising, to consider publishing the questions and answers. meet required deadlines • Assist with regional events i.e. Regional Franchise meetings, Co-ordination of Gold Club event, Franchise Launches, Training events, sponsorships, exhibitions or similar Due to popular demand, our events • Assist with the distribution of marketing collateral to the region Out Of Warranty Service Special KEY COMPETENCIES: is still available! • Matric is compulsory • Previous experience in a marketing environment essential (2-3 years) • Excellent telephone and front office manner/well spoken and well groomed • Good Interpersonal skills / service orientation • Have friendly and courteous demeanour • Bilingual (English and Afrikaans) • Be able to take telephonic messages efficiently and accurately • Computer literate (Ms Office, Internet Explorer, Excel) is essential • Be able to work in a busy, pressurised environment • Attention to detail, accuracy and ability to handle correspondence with own initiative • Be able to multi-task Should your experience comply with our requirements and you wish to apply in confi- dence, please forward a written motivation together with your CV, to Adel Muller at adel. firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 086 504 9637. Application without a written motivation will not be considered. Should you not receive feedback within two weeks of your application, please consider it unsuccessful. Market Square Volkswagen is offering our valued Volkswagen drivers a 15% discount on Parts and Labour plus a Free Health Check. Think about it, this is a great deal! Want to advertise in ww w. gr oc ot Service with us and maintain your re-sale value. DE Flo Blad ts. co INSI RU e op .za lib rary ens Fri we 5N da y ov Pa em ge Lu be the nch ry 2 r 20 May with 10 Grocott's Mail? or Sou foo th aFr ica Pa ’S ge old 4 Fo cu eSt s on tba iNd Wa epe rds Nd eN 7, t New Terms and conditions apply, vehicle must have: 8 an Spa ll f Pa ge d9 per s 15 -22 Big Ga turn nd hi -out iel Wa fo lk r r5 .00 d *A Full Service History. *Less than 165 000km. Pa ge 31 Contact Sivuyile or Mike on Valid until the end December 2010 *Be Out of Warranty. 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(www.grocotts.co.za) Photo: Stephen You get a decal of your choice Penney on each side, but the Zen isn't TO WATCH A VIDEO OF THE bigger, isn't faster and hasn't got any new toys. But it's YARIS ZEN IN ACTION IN still a respectably solid set of GRAHAMSTOWN. wheels that won't give you too many hassles... or thrills. The range has been chopped from 14 to 10 mod- els (six hatchbacks and four sedans), starting with the 1.0-litre Zen1 hatch for R126 300 and topping out with the 1.3-litre Zen3 Plus AT sedan for R172 700. The new Zens arrived at Settler City Toyota in Beau- fort Street last week, so we went around and took one for a spin (the Zen3 AC). Person- ally, whenever I need a rental car I like to opt for a Yaris as they seem to be more ‘to- gether’ compared to similar offerings. So stepping into the Yaris Zen I had a good idea of what to expect, espe- cially as there's so little that's changed. Performance from this 1.3-litre puppy induces yawns rather than grins, and to get anywhere in a hurry you re- ally have to work the gears. I shudder to think what kind of a slouch the 1.0-litre must be. That said, once you’ve got it up to 120km/h, it sits very SAME OLD, SAME OLD... Nothing much has changed in the comfortably and confidently new Yaris Zen. Photo: Stephen Penney on the open road with the revs at a not-too-bad 3 500 SETTLER CITY rpm. 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Mziwoxolo Ndwayana, in green shorts, of Masibambane Boxing Club Sport, Recreation, Arts and Duma Nogaga hailed both fighters. “This bout rates amongst in Joza in action against Johanness Salie in a junior middleweight ﬁght in Gugulethu. Culture and the Makana Mu- the best here today and it shows their commitment to the sport”. Photo: Supplied nicipality present the Eastern Cape lightweight title ﬁght over 10 rounds. The action takes place at Noluthando Hall, with the ﬁrst ﬁght starting at 2pm. Kingswood win 20/20 Mixed fortunes for cricket festival Willows in Pro 20 Three local boxers will be in action. Entry fee is R20 for adults and R10 for children. Cricket – EP Grahamstown vs Boland West in a South CHESLEY DANIELS African Rural Cricket Asso- ciation ﬁxture to be played at STAFF REPORTER Piketberg. WILLOWS Cricket Club won one game and lost one in their GCB league ﬁxtures – 2nd FOR the fourth year running, Grahamstown Cricket Board 20/20 group matches played at league – Salem vs Port Alfred the annual Shaw/Brown 20/20 Shaw Park on Saturday. Willows won their first match against (at Salem), Swallows vs Rain- cricket festival took place at Manleys Flats 2nds by 60 runs and lost to Cuylerville by 9 bows (Albany Sports Club), Kingswood College over the runs. Cuylerville 2 vs Kenton (Shaw past weekend. In their first game of the day, Willows batted first and Park), Station Hill vs Early The festival is held to posted 187/7 in 20 overs. Openers Melville Daniels and El- Birds (Port Alfred Hospital honour Kingswood cricket dorique Gouws gave Willows a flying start putting up 90 runs ﬁeld), Manley Flats vs South- stalwarts, now retired Peter for the first wicket off just seven overs. Gouws made 41 runs well (Manley Flats). Brown and Bob Shaw who con- (27 balls, six fours and one six) and Daniels 36 runs (24 balls, Road running – Run/Walk For tributed immensely to school- six fours and a six). Nico Plaaitjies (24 off 29 balls) and An- Life Athletics Club long train- boy cricket in Grahamstown. rico Quiens (21 off 9 balls) also contributed with the bat. Dan ing run. Meet at the Wimpy Kingswood, Graeme Col- Parker took 3/42 off four overs for Manleys. parking lot at 6am for a 15km run. lege and Woodridge College Manleys were bowled out for 127 with Simon Botha mak- Soccer – Safa Cacadu: The participate in the festival, with ing 43 runs. For Willows, spinner Chesley Daniels picked up WINNERS... Captain of the Kingswood College 1st XI Neil last matches of the ﬁrst round St Andrew’s being involved four for 10 off four overs and Melville Daniels two for 14 off Hornbuckle receives the Shaw/Brown trophy from Peter take place this weekend, with only it its first year. After a full three overs.Willows won by 60 runs. Brown and Bob Shaw. Photo: Carey Hobson the ﬁxtures starting again in day’s competitive cricket on During Willows’ second game Cuylerville batted first and January. Eleven Attackers are Saturday, Kingswood walked hand to present the trophy to to cricket the Shaw/Brown scored 166 runs with Steven Gornal making 37 and Brandon at home to Friendly City at away with the Shaw/Brown Kingwood captain Neil Horn- competition will have, from Handley 35. For Willows, Chesley Daniels took three for 17 off 3pm at the Army Base sports trophy after defeating both buckle at the end of the day’s 2011, the Ian Suttie Trophy for 4 overs while Melville Daniels took 2/28 off four overs. ﬁeld. City Pirates travel to Alex- Woodridge and Graeme. proceedings. the most accomplished crick- Willows openers got off to a flying start putting up 85 runs andria to face Black Tigers. There were a number of The Wyvern Cricket Club eter of the competition. This for the 1st wicket. Melville Daniels top scored with a fine 59 Rugby - Grahamstown good performances during paid tribute to Ian Suttie, will serve as a fitting tribute runs and was well supported by Eldorique Gouws with 35. Brumbies Rugby Club holds its the day but ultimately the idea cricket coach extraordinaire to the three “Old Bulls” (Bob Richard Muir took 3/13 off 3 overs.Willows lost by nine runs. annual prize-giving in the form of this festival is for the play- from Graeme College, who Shaw, Ian Suttie and Peter From the three teams Cuylerville advance through to the of a presentation ball/dance ers from all three schools to will be retiring from the game Brown) who have collectively semi finals. which take place on 5 December. at 7pm. To purchase tickets contact Maasdorp Cannon on enjoy the finale to a very busy after more than thirty years served schoolboy cricket in 072 263 5263. cricketing year. Bob Shaw service to schools cricket. In Grahamstown for just over Chesley Daniels is an independent citizen journalist for and Peter Brown were on recognition of his contribution 100 years. Grocott’s Mail Makana Local Football Association picks exec STEPHEN PENNEY It was also decided at the AGM that the 2010/2011 season The forum will seek assistance from Rhodes, with the help first round matches would be postponed to 2011, instead of the of applying for Lotto funds, while the U13, U15 and U17 develop- MAKANA Local Football Association (LFA) held its annual gen- initial November starting date. This is due to many of the play- ment leagues will also receive help from the forum. eral meeting this week, where the executive committee for the ers “going to the bush,” said Madinda. Madinda said they are currently waiting for confirmation 2010/2011 season was selected. Madinda said the Makana LFA will be made up of a premier from the South African Football Association (Safa), but the cur- Ayanda Kota (of United Fighters soccer club) is the chair- league as well as a development league. The premier league rent soccer teams playing in the Cacadu league will be represent- man, with Sonwabu Venani (Santos) the vice-chairman. The will be made up of 14 teams, while the minimum teams needed ed (by their second team) in the various municipality leagues. secretary is Thandazile Madinda (New Town City) and Xolani for the development league is eight. This means that Grocott’s Mail Eleven Attackers and City Ngcikhwe (Grocott’s Mail Eleven Attackers) is the treasurer. The LFA has also partnered with institutions (including De- Pirates, who currently play in the Safa Cacadu league, will be Additional members are Zamuxolo Nesi (Chelsea United), partment of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture; Department represented in the Makana LFA. However, Madinda said Safa Thobani Nohesi (Makana Pillars), Ajao Stali (Cameroon) and of Education, and the Makana Municipality) as well as Rhodes are still to confirm whether they will play in the premier or de- Patrick Sola (Love and Peace). University to form a football development forum. velopment league.