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One hundred Nelson Mandela Bay residents received brand-new wheelchairs as part of the SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday campaign. Pictured here at Wednesday’s handover ceremony are (from left) SPAR’s Anton Gerber, Wendy Westraadt and Abri Swart with four of the happy beneficiaries. Photo: Full Stop Communications

Wheelchair Wednesday gets Bay residents mobile

One hundred mobility-impaired Nelson Mandela Bay residents received brand-new wheelchairs at the official handover ceremony for the SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday initiative, which took place at … Read More

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The University of Johannesburg’s Paralympic swimmer Shireen Sapiro (left) proudly displays her 100m backstroke (S10) gold medal alongside American bronze medallist Samantha de Leve at the Maccabiah Games in Israel last week. Photo: Supplied

Sapiro scoops gold for SA in Israel

University of Johannesburg Paralympic swimmer Shireen Sapiro scooped gold and two silver medals for South Africa at the 19th Maccabiah Games in Israel last week. … Read More

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Varsity Cup: FNB Maties vs FNB UJ, Danie Craven Stadium, 4 February 2013

UJ scores trifecta at national winter tournaments

The University of Johannesburg scored a trifecta of wins when its men’s hockey, squash and rugby teams took gold during the winter leg of the … Read More

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University of Johannesburg student Jeromy Andreas has stepped into the sporting spotlight after becoming national elite 10km road champion last week. Photo: Henno Havenga

Andreas steps into the athletics spotlight

University of Johannesburg student Jeromy Andreas has stepped out of obscurity into the spotlight after winning the national elite 10km road title last week. The … Read More

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Bags of rubbish removed from the Swartkops River by the Zwartkops Conservancy’s litter collection team.  Photo: Zwartkops Conservancy

SPAR goes extra mile for river

In the wake of another successful River Mile, SPAR Eastern Cape has committed almost a quarter of a million rand over a three-year period to … Read More

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Former Bok turned rugby analyst Ashwin Willemse gives his views on rugby and charity at the SPAR Eastern Cape Charity Golf Day in Port Elizabeth. Photo: Leon Hugo

Willemse supports Kings and community in PE

Former Springbok wing turned rugby analyst Ashwin Willemse has thrown his support behind the Southern Kings following their triumph over the Western Force at the … Read More

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Executive mayor Zanoxolo Wayile with children from Malabar Primary School, who were assisted by the Education Task Team.

Riders urged to support Bay education

Organisers of The Herald VW Cycle Tour have urged all participants, their friends and family to support education in Nelson Mandela Bay, which hosts the … Read More

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Former Springbok captain and Asem CEO Francois Pienaar introduces the exciting new Varsity Sports concept at the launch of the inter-university competition in Plettenberg Bay on Wednesday. Photo: Coetzee Gouws/Full Stop Communications

Varsity sports heading for television

Spawned from the highly successful Varsity Cup rugby tournament, Varsity Sports is the result of a partnership between 11 of South Africa’s top universities and … Read More

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More rural children will soon discover the joy of reading in container libraries along the Old Mutual joBerg2c route. Participants in the 2013 edition of the cross-country mountain bike race will be raising funds via the 46664 Bangle Initiative’s Participate for Good campaign. Photo: Supplied

joBerg2c makes 2013 one for the books

The 2013 Old Mutual joBerg2c will be one for the books as the organisers join forces with the Participate for Good campaign, a 46664 Bangles … Read More

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The FedGroup Berg & Bush mountain bike event through KwaZulu-Natal has added the new three-day Great Trek, which traces the old wagon route over the Drakensberg Mountains. Photo: Kelvin Trautman

Mountain Bike Race to Protect 28 Rhinos

With their first two races already full, organisers of the FedGroup Berg & Bush are giving mountain bikers another opportunity to experience one of the … Read More

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Umhlobo Wenene FM’s breakfast show DJ, Putco Mafani (centre), gives blood during the South African National Blood Service drive at Pier 14 last week. Keeping an eye on the patient are the radio station’s portfolio sales manager Phelisa Silekwa (left) and SANBS registered nurse Patricia Gallant (right). Photo: Supplied

Pier 14 shoppers give life

Pier 14 Shopping Centre in Port Elizabeth played host to the final blood drive of National Blood Donor Month last week, under the theme “Every … Read More

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SPAR Wheelchair Wednesday

SPAR wheelchair-bound for kids

SPAR Eastern Cape ended the fifth A-Bay Wheelchair Wednesday in May on a positive note with a donation of 10 wheelchairs to the Association for … Read More

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Phumani Archival Mill product developer and papermaker Sipho Mabaso fits the handmade archival packaging he crafted for an artist’s limited edition sketchbook range. Photo: Supplied

Green paper generates national employment

In poverty-stricken rural areas across South Africa, local unskilled people have learned how to craft high quality paper by hand, using the agricultural plants that … Read More

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The sani2c mountain bike race, presented by BoE Private Clients, is building a lasting legacy in the form of a 3.5km dual-purpose bicycle lane and pedestrian sidewalk along the R612 between Hlutankungu and Jolivet in the Highflats region. Pictured are riders in this month’s Old Mutual joBerg2c enjoying the first phase of the sidewalk. Photo: Coetzee Gouws/Full Stop Communications

sani2c invests in safer roads

Pedestrians and cyclists in a rural KwaZulu-Natal community will now be a lot safer as thousands of bicycles leave more than just tracks alongside the … Read More

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The sani2c mountain bike race, presented by BoE Private Clients, is blazing new trails for community development in rural KwaZulu-Natal with the addition of a third event. Photo: Jon Ivins

sani2c blazes new trail

The sani2c mountain bike race, presented by BoE Private Clients, is blazing new trails for community development in rural KwaZulu-Natal with the addition of a … Read More

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