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WILL CARTE BLANCHE BE KNYSNA’S CATALYST?

It seems that Carte Blanche’s much-publicised exposé entitled Knysna’s Sad Collapse, which aired on DStv Sunday, 18 Feb, has been the final straw for many residents. Perhaps it takes having a surprise visitor checking out your house to realise how badly things are falling apart. The Knysna segment of the popular investigative journalism program certainly […]

TRAGIC DROWNING IN SEDGEFIELD LAGOON

Tragedy struck on Sunday 4 February when three young adults – two women and one man – drowned in the Sedgefield Lagoon. Whilst one of the victims was resuscitated and rushed to hospital, she passed away later that night. The other two were sadly already deceased when their bodies were recovered from the water in […]

RECYCLE GROUNDS CLOSED TO PUBLIC

(Picture: Councillor Cleone Vanston with members of the Waste Management Team) The ugly mountains of rubbish that were being stored on the grounds of the old Sedgefield Recycling Centre were finally cleared by the Knysna Municipality Waste Department last week, but it seems that this wasn’t to last long as local residents have been taking […]

A SEASON OF FAILING INFRASTRUCTURE

PICTURE: Sedgefield’s noxious ‘welcome mat’ greets motorists coming from the west. Taken 9/1/2024 Whilst it seems the December/January holidays have seen a welcome influx of visitors coming to spend time in the country’s favourite ‘Slow town’, with many businesses reporting a bumper season and traffic to the Saturday markets queuing right back into the village, […]

NSRI SALUTES RESCUE HEROES

The crew of NSRI Wilderness Station 23 is singing the praises of four bystanders for their heroic efforts towards saving the life of a drowning man. Brooklyn Boesak (13) Daniel Armoed (41), Louis Lombard (31) and Piet Van Rooyen (48) all played vital roles in the rescue which took place at the rivermouth in Sedgefield […]

CELEBRATING SEDGEFIELD

Picture:- Mario Ferreira, Kevin Barnes,Fire Marshall Benjamin Roberts, Dr Andy Brough and Chris van der Merwe at the Celebrate Sedgefield Awards. It was a night of celebration on Friday, 10 November, when the Sedgefield Ratepayers & Residents Association presented their inaugural Celebrate Sedgefield awards evening at the Red Shed in the Scarab Village.Thirty-three local individuals, […]

SA’S TOP MASTER ON BOARD

On Thursday, 5 October, Sedgefield’s Paul Basson (47) won the South African Bodyboarding Championships in the Masters category, pitting his skills against the best of the boarding best. The event, held at Betty’s Bay near Hermanus, was sponsored by Aida Onrus. With extreme weather conditions playing havoc with the coastline in the weeks leading up […]

KIT FEST FLYING THIS SUNDAY

This Sunday (8 October) the Garden Route Kite Festival will once again be taking to the skies over the picturesque countryside of Karatara, and promises another enchanting celebration of art, culture, and the great outdoors. This year’s event – the 7th edition of the festival – features a diverse cast of guests including Team Binsbergen […]

ITS MELO TIME!

On Monday evening, two members of The EDGE team were given a ‘sneak preview’ of the Melodrama when the cast put on a free show for the Golden Oldie members of the Sedgefield community. What an uplifting treat it was for EVERYONE and a wonderful reminder that Melodrama time is the most wonderful time of […]