Entries by Bomber Webb

SEARCH FOR CLINTON BLAAUW

The family of Clinton Blaauw is desperately looking for a clue as to his whereabouts – this after he has been missing since Friday 24 May. Clinton (21) resides with his sister Henelie Boer, on Luthango Street in Smutsville. She says that he left for work at 8am on the morning of his disappearance, excited […]

‘MONC’ RUFFLES FEATHERS

Whilst local politics were relatively quiet in the build up to the Provincial and National elections, it seems that now that particular voting process is done and dusted, the next season of Knysna Council’s ‘Game of Thrones’ has begun. This with a Motion of No Confidence (MONC) against Knysna Mayor Mark Willemse set to be […]

CEMETERY TO REOPEN

Knysna Municipality is delighted to announce that it has successfully, and by mutual agreement, resolved the property dispute around the Sedgefield Cemetery. Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse commended the Legal Services department and Ward 1 Councillor Levael Davis for their pursuit and determination to settle this matter. Willemse explained that the journey the municipality went […]

STRANDLOPER EXPEDITION SETS OFF

For the past six months, a team of six marine warriors have been planning the Strandloper Project coastal expedition and are finally set to start off on their ten-day hike on Wednesday 15 May. The concept grew out of a concern for the threat of ghost fishing by snagged recreational fishing tackle posed at Gericke’s […]

KELLY’S TRIAL POSTPONED AGAIN

Tuesday 30 April saw the resumption of Sean Kelly’s murder trial at Knysna Magistrates’ Court. This after the case against him was postponed on 29 March. Once again, he only stood before the judge for a few minutes before the case was postponed – this time to 16 May. Kelly (50) is charged with the […]

SEDGEFIELD’S (IN)FAMOUS CANNABIS SHOP TO RE-OPEN

Co-Owner of the Sedgefield ‘CanaPax’ shop – a franchise cannabis outlet which made headlines on Easter Saturday after it was shut down during a police raid – says that the shop’s paperwork is now in order, and that they will soon be open for business again. With Cannabis being such a burning topic, national and […]

KNYSNA MUNICIPAL MANAGER TO RECONNECT WITH SEDGEFIELD

Knysna Municipal Manager, Dr Sitembele Vatala is extremely concerned that there is a perception by some Sedgefield residents that Sedgefield is somehow less important to the Knysna Municipality than the rest of Greater Knysna. “Since taking office it has concerned me that there is a perception that we don’t care as much about Sedgefield as we […]

MOURNING FAMILY SEEKS CLOSURE

There has been a desperate appeal for witnesses to what is thought to have been a road-rage related hit-and-run incident on 23 March, in which 28-year-old Alan Smit lost his life. The doting husband and father of two young children died as the result of his serious injuries after being knocked over by a vehicle, […]

IT’S SLOW FESTIVAL TIME

Yes Sedgefarians, it is time to once again celebrate the Easter Weekend in our own very special, and very ORANGE way. The Slow Festival way. It skipped a year, but now it’s back, and we surely hope it will do justice to the fantastic Slow Festivals we’ve enjoyed before. And with most of the organising […]