Belle of the Ball | Arabella, Hermanus

The Arabella Country Estate, near Hermanus, has upgraded its irrigation system, fine tuned and improved holes, introduced excellent outdoor leisure pursuits, such as hiking trails and canoeing to complement the tennis courts and the indoor luxury of the hotel’s spa. The splendid luxurious hotel, now under Protea Hotels’ management, is enjoying high occupancies and real estat...
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New Harbour R16.5 Million Upgrade Officially Open

Upgrades totalling over R16,5 million at the new harbour in Hermanus were officially opened by Jeremy Cronin, the deputy minister of Public Works, on Friday. In his speech Cronin referred to the issues that have been prevalent throughout the country concerning the upkeep of the harbours. “There has always been a debate surrounding who should be in charge of maintaining the h...
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Severe Weather Alert

Severe Weather from SAWS : 17-18 September 2014: An intense cold front is expected to make landfall tonight (Wednesday 17 September) and move over the Western and Northern Cape Provinces during Thursday. The public are advised that strong to gale force winds, rough seas, very cold conditions, snowfalls and localized urban flooding resulting from heavy rain can be expect...
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Free Range Chicken Farmer Receives Top Award

What started with a few free ranging chickens running around in Jeanne Groenewald’s backyard, rapidly grew over the years and culminated in the business Elgin Free Range Chickens (EFRC). All Jeanne wanted to do originally was to provide her family with chicken devoid of chemical enhancement. But armed with a strong entrepreneurial spirit and a BSc Agriculture in animal physio...
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