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SAY IFF information
SAY international film festival information brochure
186 KB 24 Nov 2010
More than 100 000 dazzled by fireworks display on beachfront
More than 100 000 jubilant Nelson Mandela Bay residents and tourists watched a jaw-dropping, colourful spectacle of fireworks at Hobie Beach during the Opening of the Season last night. All routes leading to the beachfront were jammed with traffic as revellers slowly negotiated their way to vantage points near or overlooking Shark Rock Pier.
423 KB 19 Dec 2008
Apple Express on track once again
Eastern Cape Roads and Transport MEC Gloria Barry unveiled the long-awaited 10-Year Rail Plan at the weekend by relaunching Nelson Mandela Bay’s historical Apple Express. The department’s shift back to rail is set to create nearly 800 jobs and develop about 87 small businesses along the route from Madiba Bay to Langkloof.
616 KB 19 Dec 2008
Historic Despatch brickfield chimney is being retored
A historic chimney that fed the kilns that baked the bricks that built many of Nelson Mandela Bay’s finest buildings is being restored to its former glory. Built in 1882, the 30m-high chimney rears out of the veld on the northern perimeter of Despatch between the railway line and the Swartkops River. The soil contains a rich clay layer, which is why the chimney was built here, said Despatch Museum chairman Attie Pretorius.
901 KB 19 Dec 2008