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White Cane Day initiative raises funds for the plight of the blind PURNAL POONUSAMY >>Purnal.Poonusamy THE LIONS club of Kingsburgh recently supported White Cane Day by hosting a fundraiser whereby members of the community could purchase a badge for R10 in support of the initiative. Lions set up a table to sell these badges at Arbour Crossing on Saturday, October 12 and at Seadoone Mall on October 15, making R500 at each point. Four local businesses recently got on board

with the initiative — Victory Spar, Hypersure, Pam Golding Amanzimtoti, and the Illovo Nursey — and donated a collective R1 000, bringing the total raised by the Lions to R2 000 for the plight of the blind. According to Lions Club international, the white cane is used for both safety reasons and navigation by persons who are blind or visually impaired. White Cane Safety Day, which falls on October 15, gives Lions’ clubs all over the world an opportunity to raise awareness about white cane traffic safety laws.

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Bettering Toti together PURNAL POONUSAMY Friend of the Lions Dave Van Niekerk with Lion Eveline Van Niekerk, Storm Schwarts from the SA Blind and Deaf Society, and Lions’ president Moira Rigby.

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HE BETTER Together Network (BTN), which is made up of representatives from various NGOs in the area, held their monthly meeting at the Amanzimtoti Sports Centre recently. SOME NOTABLE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE DIFFERENT­ ORGANISATIONS: - Jems Foundation will be hosting a Family Fun Walk on October 26 from 9 am at the Strelitzia soccer grounds in Lotus Park, Isipingo. There will be a flea market and lots of entertainment for patrons young and old. For further information contact Patti Naidoo at 081 760 3669. - House of Nations Church will be hosting a Couple’s Seminar on Saturday, October 26. Pastor Rajen will be briefing the attendees on various topics. The church will also be hosting a beach cleanup and their Sunshine Breakfast Club will also be hosting a feeding scheme. More details on these events will be available at a later stage. For further information contact Nicole Ramlal via e-mailat nicole.ramlal@gmail.com - The Lions Club of Kingsburgh will be hosting their monthly flea market on November 2 at St

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esoteric shop is. The shop specialises in crystals and specific types of stones. “I want to make people aware of the healing properties that we can receive from Mother Earth herself. I also offer home saging and space cleansing and various other services,” said Kukla, who added that the people of Amanzimtoti are friendly and like to support the locals. “Come and see all the stunning crystals and the other items I have for sale; we have a wide range of raw and rolled crystals among other items,” added Kukla.

CPR instructor to share his skills CHURCH of the Good Shephard, which is situated on 615 Kingsway Road in Athlone Park, will be hosting a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) presentation and demonstration by Chris Botha on Saturday, October 26 from 9 am. The duration of the demonstration will be approximately 90 minutes and will cost R20 per person. Tea and cake will also be on sale after the presentation. Botha, who will be conducting the presentation, has years of experience in emergency services and is a qualified CPR instructor for the Resus-

citation Council of Southern Africa. In his career, Botha opened the first private ambulance service in Amanzimtoti. He joined Netcare 911 as a manager and thereafter started a media division for them. After retiring two years ago, Botha started working as a full-time paramedic and health and safety officer at Kingsway High School. He also opened the Kingsway Chris Botha First Aid School. For further information about the event contact Norman at 083 390 3077 or Colleen at 076 194 4173. — Fever Reporter.

Pregnancy resource centre to host AGM CHOICES For Life (Pregnancy Resource Centre) will be hosting their annual general meeting (AGM) on October 24 at the centre’s premises situated on 10 Nel-

son Road. The meeting will commence at 10 am. To RSVP for the AGM contact the centre at 031 903 7359. — Supplied.

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Mary’s Anglican Church in Kingsburgh. This market will mark one year since its inception. The club would also like to note that they are still collecting spectacles, bottle caps and ring pulls for their various outreach programmes. - Indwe Africa will also be hosting a Fun Day on International Children’s Day on November 2 at the Amanzimtoti Rugby Club. For further information contact Iris Canham at e-mail address iris@indwe-africa.org - Khanya Hospice is currently looking for wheelchair donations — they will accept wheelchairs that need to be refurbished. On November 9, Women of Worth will be hosting a dinner and dance in aid of Hospice and the three-day Hospice Fair will take place from November 29 in Craigieburn. The Hospice also has in place a boat trip raffle, taking place at the end of November, and requests volunteers to help them sell tickets at the local malls. For further information call Neil McDonald at 083 597 8985 or e-mail neil@scottnet.co.za - Ellel Ministries hosts a healing service on the first Monday of every month at the Sweetwaters Church Sunday school building. For further information contact Joy Rowat via e-mail at joy.rowat@ellel.org.za

Ramblers take on nature reserve THE TOTI Ramblers recently hiked through the Springside Nature Reserve in very hot conditions. — Supplied.

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for the period between April 2018 and March 2019, 8 050 cases of theft of motor vehicles and motorcyles were reported while 14 912 cases of theft out of or from motor vehicles were reported in the province. Nationally, 48 324 cases of theft of motor vehicles and motorcyles and 125 076 cases of theft out of or from motor vehicles were reported. “Motorists are therefore urged to work together with the police through structures such as community policing forums (CPF), armed response units and neighbourhood watch groups to bring down the level of this crime,” said Van Der Spuy. SAFETY TIPS THAT CAN BE APPLIED AS PART OF TAKING PREVENTATIVE MEASURES: · Exercise caution at parking areas and report unknown and suspicious persons or motor vehicles

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windows and major parts. This procedure makes vehicles and parts more easily traceable when stolen. Alternatively, make use of the latest data dot technology. · Disable your vehicle when leaving it unattended for an extended period of time. · Engrave expensive accessories like car stereos, cellular phones, compact disc changers, and external speakers so that thieves will have difficulty disposing of them. · Drop business cards, address labels or other identification inside vehicle doors to help assist law enforcement in identifying your vehicle or parts. · Replace easily accessible door lock assemblies. · Install an antitheft device or system on your vehicle as an extra deterrent measure.

SAPS operations result in arrests of multiple drug dealers in KZN POLICE officers in the province remain enduring in their onslaught on drug dealers as they seized large quantities of illegal substances in KwaZulu-Natal recently. During multiple raids, drug dealers were dealt a huge blow as illicit drugs were seized. An operation that was conducted at Illovo resulted in the arrest of a woman (36) for dealing in drugs. Police seized 259 grams of crystal meth with an estimated street value of R91 000. The suspect was detained at the Amanzimtoti Police Station where she was charged. She appeared at the Umbumbulu Magistrate’s Court on October 11 on drug dealing charges.

The KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khombinkosi Jula, welcomed the arrests and seizures, saying: “While we deal with the social challenges which leads to people resorting to drug usage, we will continue to disrupt the activities of drug dealers in the province. “The scourge of drug abuse has to be fought in a multi-faceted manner if we want to win this war. We also welcome the sterling efforts of many organisations and NGOs who are contributing towards rehabilitating and educating our youth on the dangers associated with dabbling in illegal substances.’’ — Supplied.

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LEAN Surf Project (CSP) recently celebrated National Marine Week by conducting a clean-up at the Amanzimtoti Lagoon. The clean-up crew collected a total of 106,8 kg of litter consisting of plastic bags and bottles, condoms, candles, needles, lighters, nappies, to list a few of the items. The rain, change of tides and strong winds constantly exposed the rubbish along the coastline, especially close to the river mouths and stormwater pipes. Speaking on behalf of CSP, Romy Wenzel said: “Many, many thanks to Nomalanga Gumede from DSW, Simon Hattingh, Carlyn Hattingh and Co, Susanne Grobler and Co from Umkomaas, Courtneay Ellish from Warner Beach Surfing Academy, Giselle Halse from Giselle’s Kitchen, Michael who cleans the lagoon on a regular basis, Louis & Lood Lodewyk as well as beach management for assist-

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IREWORKS season has arrived, with the Hindu festival of Diwali­ taking place this weekend, Guy Fawkes on November 5 and the holiday season leading up to New Year’s Eve. In terms of Diwali, Durban Metro Police spokesperson Senior Superintendent Parboo Sewpersad said that fireworks can only be lit on the days of Diwali from sunset until midnight. However, he warned that those lighting fireworks must be considerate and not become a nuisance — a charge which can carry a R1 500 spot fine. Speaking on the issue, resident Mishka Govender said: “As a person of Hindu faith, this day is very important for us but it must not come at the price of causing harm to any animal or person. We can still celebrate just fine within the restrictions set out in the by-laws, and it will diminish nothing of the day and its reverence in our faith.” BY-LAWS GOVERNING THE LIGHTING OF FIREWORKS • Low-hazard fireworks, such as fountains, lawn lights and sparkles, can be lit in private homes. • Fireworks such as air bombs, supersonic bangs, sound shells, fountain whistles, and screeches are prohibited as they cause a disturbance and are a nuisance to neigh-

bours. • Children under 16 years of age are to be properly supervised by an adult when letting off fireworks. • Fireworks should be detonated away from hospitals, clinics, old age/nursing homes, animal welfare sites and petrol stations. • No person shall ignite, discharge or explode any fireworks on any public road, residence, or private dwelling without the knowledge and consent of the occupant or owner of the property. • It is unlawful for any person to point or direct a firework at any person, animal, building or motor vehicle where such firework is in the process of exploding or detonating. • No person shall light or detonate fireworks in any place where animals are kept. • No person may terrify, cause stress or endanger the life of any animal with fireworks or by any other means. • Residents are reminded that fireworks cannot be recycled and therefore need to be disposed of appropriately in black bin bags. The municipality urges residents not to dispose of fireworks in the orange refuse bags as this is deemed unsafe. Residents are requested to be responsible and comply with the fireworks and waste by-law. • For emergencies, please phone 031 361 0000. Amanzimtoti SPCA stated that

there are a few steps pet owners need to take before the day and on the day to make sure their pets are safe when it comes to fireworks. • Make sure your pet has visible tags or your contact number on its collar. • Make sure your pet is microchipped. • You need to stock up on calming medicine. Most medicines, like Calmezee, which can be bought at the SPCA or a local vet, require you to start dosing your pet a few days before the day of the fireworks. For these medications you will need to know the weight of your dog. • Cats also get scared of fireworks and you can also get Calmeeze at your local vet for cats. • Keep your animals indoors with either the TV or radio on so it will drown out the noise. • Take your dog for a walk earlier in the day to make it feel more relaxed and tired. • Make sure your pet drinks water during the evening. Fear makes them pant so make sure they drink enough. • Keep treats in hand as a distraction during the evening. Ways to help calm your distressed pet. PHOTO: SOURCED

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HE REAL estate industry has benefited greatly from technological advances on the one side, but on the other side it has also made it easier for scammers to prey on unsuspecting buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and agents. Steve van Wyk, MD of Seeff Centurion, lists the below precautions with regards to sales and rentals to minimise the risks of falling victim to real estate fraud in either category. VAN WYK SAYS THE BELOW RED FLAGS SHOULD NOT BE IGNORED WHEN IT COMES TO RENTALS: - When a landlord or agent asks for a nonrefundable deposit to secure the property even before you as the tenant have viewed it or before the agent/landlord have met you. - When they keep cancelling show days. Consider whether there is even a property to show. - When the rental rate seems too good to be true. - When the agent/landlord keeps stalling/ignoring you or not getting back to you within a reasonable timeframe. - When you are put under pressure to pay a deposit or to fill out paperwork before

the required procedures have been followed. If an agent or landlord tells you that it’s not necessary to check your credit score or call for references, this should also raise concern. - When you can’t find any information on the ‘agent’ on the internet, or when the agent does not provide an office number and email address in addition to their cell phone number. - When an internet search shows that the agent has been reported for doubtful dealings in the past. - When you can’t find info on the real estate agency online, or their website seems amateurish. - When you call the agency that the estate agent claims to work with and either they don’t know who the agent is or the agent does not work there anymore. The status of both the estate agent and estate agency can be checked on the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) website. - When the agent cannot produce a valid Fidelity Fund Certificate. Van Wyk adds that he also advises people who know that they will be seeking rental accommodation to start looking for rentals timeously so as to avoid be-

While beneficial to the property market, technological advances have also made it easier for scammers to prey on unsuspecting buyers, sellers, landlords, tenants and agents. PHOTO: PROPERTY24

coming desperate. “Desperation may lead to hasty decisions and unnecessary shortcuts or may force you to settle for a place that you either don’t like or can’t afford.” OUTLINED BELOW ARE SOME POINTERS THAT SHOULD RAISE RED FLAGS WHEN CONSIDERING A SALE: - When the selling price is too good to be true - no seller would want to sell their property for less than market value. - When the agent or seller does not want to disclose the location of offices, or when they are of no fixed abode. - When the agent/seller goes AWOL on request of paperwork of the property in question.

- Inconsistency in the paperwork, i.e. land size, description, registered owners, etc. - When a seller demands that funds to be deposited directly into their account without the involvement of a reputable lawyer or agent to handle the transaction. - When immense pressure is put on the buyer to sign an agreement of sale and to pay a deposit as soon as possible. - When the buyer is a cash buyer but cannot provide proof of the cash. - When a title deed search of the property shows another person as being the registered owner. - When the buyer insists on taking occupation before any deposit has been paid or a home loan has been granted. -Property24

*Don’t be boring. Popular wisdom says you should present your home dressed in neutral shades so that potential buyers can imagine their own belongings in the space. But beige and grey photos won’t get much attention, so don’t be afraid to make up your bed with gorgeous luxury linens and pillows before you photograph your bedroom, for example, or to set the table with for a party to show off your entertainment area.

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*Don’t allow your agent or photographer to snap a mess. Even in children’s bedrooms, potential buyers don’t want to see toys lying all over the place, because it makes it look as though there isn’t enough storage. Of course piles of dishes or laundry are also off-putting, as is a crammed and disorganized garage, so you may have to do some tidying up and decluttering before any photos are taken. *Don’t put your pets in the frame. Some people don’t like the thought of animals in the house while for others, seeing your pets can be a sad reminder of their own pets that are no longer around. In any case, they are likely to distract people from what you really want them to see - which is how attractive your home is. Writing in the Property Signposts newsletter, Everitt says other ways to make your home memorable include a birds-eye view video, especially if it is a large property or one with an exceptional location. These days, such images are relatively easy to capture by drone. “Also very popular are night-time shots with all the interior and exterior lights on to make the home look glamourous, warm and welcoming - and ‘seasonal’ shots that show off great features like a cosy lounge with fireplace in the winter, or a sunny garden with a pool in summer. “And lastly, when it comes to interior photos, discard any that make your home look dark and mysterious. Most potential buyers are after light and bright and spacious, so it’s best to take the inside photos during the day using as much natural light as possible.” Issued by Chas Everitt International For more information Call Berry Everitt on 011-801-2500 Or visit www.chaseveritt.co.za

Summer is traditionally the busiest home-buying season in SA, but serious buyers are active online all year round, and may well look through hundreds of listings before they decide on a few properties that they would like to view in person. What is more, says Berry Everitt, CEO of the Chas Everitt International property group, they will often decide in seconds whether they want to keep looking at your property or move on to another possibility, based solely on your listing photos. “These days, if the visuals don’t catch their attention, most potential buyers won’t even bother to read the description of the property, even if the price is attractive.” Consequently, he says, it is more important than ever to make sure that your listing is accompanied by great photos or videos that will make it really stand out from the competition - even if you have to hire a professional to take them. Here are five tips from top photographers for making your home shine online:

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*Make sure the first photo is a really good, level shot of the exterior, showing as much of the front of your home as possible, with no cars or walls blocking the view. This is the “first impression” photo so it should be clear - and show off a home that is not only in good condition but “dressed up” and ready to welcome potential buyers. You don’t want an overgrown garden, chipped paint or dirty pool to put them off - probably for ever. *Show off your home’s best features. Do you have beautiful stone kitchen counters? Don’t hide them in the listing photos under blenders, toasters, coffee-machines and cutting boards. Similarly, you don’t want to distract viewers from a newly-renovated, fabulous bathroom with a clutter of scented candles, flowers and piles of magazines. And if you have a beautiful view from your sitting room, deck or balcony, be sure to make the most of it and photograph it in good weather.

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HE price of success for the United Martial Arts International siblings was hard work, dedication, commitment, diligence, enthusiasm, countless hours of training, tears of pain, sweat and the determination that whether they win or lose, they would apply the best of themselves. Siblings Acelia Esterhuizen (12) and brother JT Esterhuizen (8) have achieved their Full Contact Martial Arts (FCMA) national colours. They represented South Africa in the FCMA International Championships held recently at Tongaat sports hall. Martial artists from around South Africa, overseas and surrounding African countries competed. Thami Mchunu, president of the KwaZulu-Natal Sports Confederation,

along with Thanda Mchunu, attended the event. JT won three gold medals and one silver medal, while Acelia won three gold medals and one bronze medal in Points Fighting, Continuous Fighting, Creative Forms and Creative Weapons divisions, respectively. Kancho Allan Mahomed and Shihan Aslam Mahomed congratulated the siblings on their outstanding achievements. Their proud parents, who are also their coaches, sensei Tobias Esterhuizen and sensei Seema Esterhuizen, were ecstatic over their children’s astonishing achievements that they have made in their years of practising martial arts. — Supplied.

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AAC to host marathon this weekend THE annual Goss & Balfe Sapphire Coast Marathon hosted by Amanzimtoti Athletics Club, will be held on October 27. The event will consist of three races, namely a 10 km race starting in Karridene, a 21 km race starting in Ilfracombe, and the 42 km marathon which starts in Scottburgh, heads south to Park Rynie, and then finishes at Hutchinson Park, as do all the races. All races start at 5.30 am. The club would like to request that members of the public please be patient and drive carefully around the athlete , who will be running through the community during the marathon. Late entries will be taken on Saturday from 10 am to 5 pm at Lords and Legends. For further race inquiries, contact 082 498 6032, or e-mail toti.ac.treasurer@gmail.com — Supplied.

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