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Market day at Wedela Primary

Wedela Primary School held a market day from 11:00 on 8 September. The Gr. 7 learners showed their entrepreneurial skills by selling different kinds of food, fruits, drinks and dessert. All the funds that were raised will be used for the school. The teachers and organisers were very pleased with the efforts of the learners…

Young entrepreneur on the rise

Ofentse Morupisi is a 24-year-old entrepreneur from Khutsong Township who manufactures cosmetics and cleaning materials. He would like to introduce his self-made products to the Merafong community as he also aims to create employment in the area. ‘Whether one is educated or not, passion is all that is required,’ he says. Morupisi’s business has been…

Enter the Herald’s Spring look competition

Readers can win themselves a quick R1 000 by entering the Herald’s Spring look competition. All that you have to do is send a photograph showing you, either alone or with friends or relatives, that captures the Spirit of Spring to adele. louw@mooivaalmedia.co.za Please mark the email with the words ‘Spring competition’. The photos and…

‘Crazy walkers’ raise awareness about depression

On Monday, a group of unusual walkers moved through Carletonville to raise awareness about the mental health issues from which many people suffer in silence. The group is part of the ‘Crazy for Walking’ initiative and is walking to raise awareness about mental health issues, especially depression. They plan to cover a distance of 1…

Community park’s toilets still not in operation

The toilets in a community park that was handed over to the public in 2013 have still not been connected to the sewer line. Earlier this year, the Herald reported that residents of Batswaneng in Khutsong were furious about the situation. They said that the facility from Anglo Gold Ashanti (AGA) was not being maintained,…
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Parys weer gasheer vir vierde Rhino Rally

Parys sal die naweek van 8 tot 10 September die gasheer wees van die Rhino Rally wat by die Afri Dome in Parys gehou word. Talle motorfietsryers word weer vir die saamtrek verwag. Parysenaars sal oudergewoonte kan uitsien na die massa-optog wat Saterdag 9 September tussen 10:00 en 11:00 deur die dorp gehou word. Daar…

Branch manager chooses to serve in Women’s Month

Remarkable women find remarkable things to do and Julia Koboyankwe is one of them. Every year, during Women’s Month, the branch manager of Nedbank Carletonville reaches out to the community by handing out blankets to the needy in the community. This time, she arranged a community service day in Carletonville on 24 August. She collaborated…

Cancer event in Khutsong pub

The mayor was one of the guests at a cancer awareness event at Khutsong Carras Pub in Maxhoseng section on 19 August. The morning was organised by Mamokete Masike, assisted by friends and family members. There were about 40 guests, most of whom were senior citizens and young people. Among them were representatives from the…

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