The Board of the Port Alfred Smallboat Harbour Company (PASBHC), who has been accused of among other a lack of communication regarding the future of the harbour and its surrounds has responded late on Thursday evening in a tell all.

SANRAL has some good news for motorists who will be in Port Alfred during the Easter weekend as there will be no stop-go zones in the town despite the massive upgrade taking place on the R72.


A road construction training course conducted by SANRAL has opened the doors for many SMEs in the Eastern Cape.

And the NSRI was called out to assist seven German students on the Kowie River but all ended well.

The BMW X2 is now available in South Africa so read all about it.

Lots of school news from Grahamstown can also be found in this edition of The Announcer.

Congratulations to the Kingswood and Alexander Road hockey girls for winning the Northen and Central sections of the Spar Hockey Challenge.

The men’s team from the Kowie Bowls pulled off the Great Escape last week much to the delight of all.

The Amanzi Royal St Andrews Hotel Festival will take place in Port Alfred from March 30 to April 8. For all activities visit The Announcer’s Events Calendar.

The fourth and fifth rounds of the Pick n Pay Kowie Nite Bowls tournament will be played this Friday night following a washout last week. Get to the club for some exciting bowls.

And the 110th Bathurst Agricultural Show is also about to start. Make sure to book April 6 to 8 for visiting this annual event.

Still not a Link App – Powered by Vodacom user? Join today by downloading the app from Google Play for Android smartphones or the App Store if on iPhone. And be on the lookout for the groups which will be set up in Port Alfred through the local CPF and join them.

Where possible, The Announcer Weekly brings news for the Port Alfred region so if you know of anyone with an interest in the area tell them about us.

Thanks, catch us again next week!

Hennie – Editor

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