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UNTU workers back on duty on Central Line

Members of the United National Transport Union (UNTU) will commence with duty on the notorious Central Line with immediate effect. This comes after Untu and...

‘Water is a human right’

Mitchell’s Plain civic organisations have joined the Water Crisis Coalition to oppose the City of Cape Town’s drought mitigation measures.They are against proposed amendments...

Top cops take the reigns

Mitchell’s Plain Cluster Commander Major-General Gregory Goss, head of the eight police stations which make up the cluster - Mitchell’s Plain, Lentegeur, Strandfontein, Athlone,...

The long journey to a better education

While Portland teacher Fatimah Santon reports to her teacher’s post at Hillside Primary School this week, her eight-year-old daughter A’Ishah will start Grade 2...

Matrics make ’Plain schools proud

Four Mitchell’s Plain high schools and two pupils were honoured at the 2017 Western Cape National Senior Certificate (NSC) awards ceremony at Premier Helen...

Honky Cats

Ian von Memerty, pictured, pays tribute to Elton John in Honky Cats until Saturday January 27 at Theatre On The Bay. Von Memerty is...

Read of the Week

A Little Horse called Pancakes and the Beach RescueCandice Noakes-Dobson and Wendy Paterson Burnet Media Review: Karen Watkins Annabel, Anna B for short, and shaggy miniature horse,...

First day of school

As parents, children and teachers around the province prepare for the start of the 2018 school year, the Plainsman caught up with pupils preparing...

On the beach

■ Zoe Engeldoe, 4, from Strandfontein, Breynton van Wyk, 16, from Lentegeur, Cleo Hill, 19, from Lentegeur, Major Jantjies, 1, and Robin Engeldoe, 19,...

Keeping swimmers safe in the surf

Lifeguards at Mnandi Beach had their work cut out for them this festive season as they got involved in several rescue operations, during one...