National Show Jumping

Sarah and Amy Diedericks, from Pelham Senior Primary, recently took part in Nationals held in Kyalami. 

Calls for Diwali tolerance

The Midlands Hindu Society has called upon city residents to show tolerance and respect to Hindus who celebrate the auspicious annual celebration of Diwali which is often accompanied with the use of fireworks.

Staff will be on duty, says SPCA

Maureen Vida, public relations officer at the SPCA Pietermaritzburg, has dispelled fears that wage negotiations with staff may negatively impact on the welfare of animals..

Child’s rape ordeal at house of horror

A mother’s frantic late-night search for her 12-year-old daughter ended a day later at a house in West Street where she found the terrified young child hidden under a mattress after being raped by a foreign national.

R10 Million seized at Cape Town International Airport

A 38 year old male from Pietermaritzburg was apprehended on Wednesday at the Cape Town International Airport trying to board a plane to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) with two suitcases filled with money estimated at over ten million rand.

Old grudge’ behind St Ives punch 

A long-standing feud between two Midlands men culminated in the death of Pieter Coetzee, the Pietermaritzburg Regional court heard on Monday.

56TH Art in the park registration now open!

Those who wish to showcase their artistic talent now have an opportunity to do so. For those interested and wish to apply may contact the event coordinator Zama Nxasana at 033 345 1348/9 or [email protected] .  Closing date for applications is on the 20th October 2017.    

SAPS warn against licence plate theft

Vehicle owners in the Alexandra Road precinct have raised concerns over a recent crime trend that includes the theft of licence plates from vehicles in the area.