Entries by Bomber Webb

MAKE A MANDELA DAY DIFFERENCE

On 18 July South Africa once again celebrates its most famous icon – Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. And what better way to honour this legend than continuing his legacy of caring for those less fortunate – which is exactly what Mandela Day is all about. The new Mandela Day goals for the 2019-2029 decade are to […]

SCAMMER NAMED AND ARRESTED

The name of the woman who has over the last six months allegedly been defrauding people through her accommodation booking agency has finally been officially released. SAPS Spokesperson Captain Malcolm Poje said “I can confirm that the accused – Marianne Roux (32) – appeared in the Thembalethu magistrates’ court earlier today (Monday 24 June) in […]

SEAN KELLY IN COURT AGAIN- ALBEIT BRIEFLY

On Friday 21 June, in Knysna Magistrates Court, the trial of murder accused Sean Kelly recommenced…. for all of five minutes. Kelly was pacing in the court holding cells from early morning, but only appeared in the dock just after 2pm. As he was escorted in by the prison official, it was obvious that jail […]

VIC BAY CLASSIC

(Picture source: www.surf-forecast.com) This weekend sees the staging of the Vic Bay Classic – the penultimate event out of five in the 2019 City Surf Series (CSS) and stop No. 6 of 7 on the 2019 World Surf League (WSL) Africa Tour, comprises the WSL Qualifying Series (QS) 1,000 rated events for Men and Women […]

MAYOR WELCOMES ALL TO THE KNYSNA OYSTER FESTIVAL

The wait for the Knysna Oyster Festival is over, with the fun kicking off this week on Friday 21 June. “We have been waiting with growing excitement for the festival to arrive,” said Knysna Executive Mayor Mark Willemse. “Now that it’s finally here, I’d like to extend a warm welcome to all our visitors. I […]

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 […]