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The Algoa Sun
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The ‘Sun each week in turn serves the communities of the Northern Areas, Western Suburbs, Walmer and Motherwell. Many articles are written in the language of the area.

19 Sep ’13
Western Sun Dynamic design duo

TWO young Port Elizabeth designers beat off other contenders to claim the prestigious titles of the winners of the first-ever Cobra Design Competition recently.

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19 Sep ’13
Western Sun Callies Saltaires girls ‘on the ball’

TIRED of being her brother’s “ball boy”, Grade 3 Herbert Hurd pupil Tatum Bennette decided to show him (and his friends) how it is done.

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19 Sep ’13
Western Sun Callies still in top form

CALLIES maintained their unbeaten record in the Safa-NMB SAB League on Sunday when they beat Central Acemates 2-1 in a Pefa derby at the Victoria Park field.

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19 Sep ’13
Western Sun Dynamite comes in small packages

SCHOOL teacher, long-distance runner, unofficial guidance counsellor, sports coach, community worker – Minnie Trimalley, 64, packs a lot into her little frame.

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22 Aug ’13
Western Sun Dispute leaves pool dry

THE Newton Park swimming pool is once again out of action and is currently standing empty due to a dispute over whether the contractors or the municipality are responsible for the cost of the repairs.

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22 Aug ’13
Western Sun Cyclist, 90, eager to ride

HIS memory may be fading and dates and events are beginning to blur but his passion for sport and cycling in particular is far from diminishing.

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26 Jul ’13
Western Sun Pedal police in action

A DROP in the crime rate has been reported as the men and women of the Mount Road police station have taken on a new “two-wheeled” operation.

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26 Jul ’13
Western Sun Quentin’s long walk to success

FOR 50 years the Oosterlig has sponsored a walk from Uitenhage to Port Elizabeth.

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20 Jun ’13
Western Sun Help police fight crime

POSTING about crime and suspicious activities on social networks instead of reporting these incidents to authorities has become a concern for police and crime prevention forums.

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20 Jun ’13
Western Sun Western suburbs beauty now headed for Miss SA

THE first Face of Walmer Park Shopping Centre competition winner – Luzaan Preston, 21 – who started modelling six years ago and hails from the western suburbs, could be the next Miss SA.

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20 Jun ’13
Western Sun Callies take on Kwadwesi

CALLIES will be hoping to make amends on Friday evening when they host Kwadwesi All Stars in the League Cup in Londt Park.

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Rallying for rhinos

TWO NMMU students from the Western suburbs placed first and second respectively in the Design@Bay Anti-Rhino Poaching Poster Design competition in conjunction with the Castle Lager East Cape Biltong Festival.

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Tribute to those who care

NURSES around the world celebrated the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. She is the founder of modern nursing.

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Councillor helps beggar to kick bottle

A RECOVERING alcoholic who has not touched a drop of alcohol in 10 months is turning his life around after battling with his addiction for years.

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Soup kitchen feeds the body and mind

NEWTON Park Methodist Church’s soup kitchen serves about 100 people a week and has been running for three years.

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Helping hands needed to aid struggling school

EXCELSIOR Primary School in Mount Croix is struggling financially and the school building has not been painted in almost two decades.

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Eat fat, shed kilos

CAN I lose fat by eating fat? It may be hard to believe, but the answer is “yes”!

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Musical recalls South End past

“SOUTH End is my home, my family, my friends, the memories I have of my parents and their parents. All this will only be a distant memory.”

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24 May ’13
Western Sun From church choir to CD

SINGER and songwriter Thandi Swekile, from Newton Park, dreams of writing a gospel song for award-winning gospel singer Sechaba Pale and sharing a stage with him.

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24 May ’13
Western Sun Records tumble

DESPITE the threat of rain the seventh annual Sunridge Village family road race attracted a field of 2200.

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