A VOLUNTEER movement is making a difference in the Bay by giving non-profit and charity organisations practical assistance.
"MOST people are unemployed and they don't get grants – they need help," said community leader Julia Mbambo from her soup kitchen in Walmer Township.
ONE man's trash is another man's treasure, so Cheshire Homes has opened a charity shop in Bloomingdales Shopping Centre to sell odds and ends in order to raise funds for the Cleary Estate Cheshire Homes.
A GROUP of Walmer High pupils are using the power of performing arts to get its message out on important issues in the community.
ST DOMINIC'S Priory Grade 8 pupil Payton Horton overcame a spate of injuries to win nine medals (six individual and three team) at the recent Cana Zone 3 & 4 swimming championships in Zambia.
THE Rover Motorcycle Club track is the sandiest in South Africa and that made life tough for the 50cc juniors, but by the end of the day two of the National MX Championship, the riders had improved tenfold.
A WALMER resident went from spectator to winner when she took first place in her age group in her very first Ironman South Africa event last month.
A PORT Elizabeth artist is planning a new stage in his career by staging an exhibition in other parts of Southern Africa in July.
WITH April being Autism Awareness Month, Autism Eastern Cape (AEC) hopes to enlighten and inform parents on the developmental disability so that they can deal with it as early as possible.
AUNTY Viv, who cooks up a storm on a daily basis to feed 125 children in Walmer Township, now has a new, fully-stocked kitchen to make her job a little easier.
HEARTBROKEN by seeing so many pets in the Bay without homes, two Animal Welfare Society (AWS) volunteers started a project to help match abandoned dogs and cats with their perfect family.
A GROUP of Walmer High pupils are creating a voice for the youth of the Walmer Township while learning valuable skills through a publication within Masifunde's Learn4Life programme.
ALGOA FM presenter Wayne Hart's passion for his job earned him a top accolade at the recent MTN Radio Awards held in Johannesburg at the weekend.
SOME TIME ago, I was asked to look at the topic of fad diets and in particular, the Dukan Diet was mentioned (I'd never even heard of it!).
A GRADE 8 pupil of Victoria Park High School astounded competitors by winning the EC Pentathlon Fencing Women's Challenge held at the Boma, NMMU on April 9.
VICTORIA Park High's Interact board once again did themselves proud this year by setting out early each morning to work at the Sunday's River Mile event in February.
CONFUSION and chaos reigned for a few minutes at Theodor Herzl last week when high school pupils suddenly found themselves herded into groups according to their hair colour and gender.
THE Grade 6 and 7 pupils of the John Masiza Primary School, in Walmer Township will begin reading feverishly in preparation for the Phendulani Literacy Quiz.
PEACE United should maintain their position at the top of the Wafa Marina Sea Salt Premier League this weekend. Although the league has not reached the halfway mark, United have a comfortable six-point lead.