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for teen murder accused Investigating officer, Sergeant Sheldon Norman, testified that murder accused 19 year old Claudius Chetty should not be granted bail because his safety and that of witnesses could not be guaranteed. Chetty is appearing in the Pietermaritzburg Regional Court accused of killing his girlfriend Rashmika Janthielayal (of Greytown) at the Northdale FET College on June 3rd. At the bail application Sergeant Norman said that the accused had contacted
Rashmika who was attending a lecture - the two had later met outside the classroom and then gone to the end of the passage where Chetty handed her a letter. He then produced a knife and stabbed her 14 times. Her best friend is allegedly one of two eye witnesses who saw the stabbing and Norman submitted her life could be in danger if the accused was released on bail. In an affidavit supporting the bail application, the accused said that he had chosen not to testify because he had not the chance to consult his attorney and not because he feared being cross examined. He said he intended pleading not guilty to the murder charge. Chetty claimed he had lost 46kg since being jailed and believed that his detention is having a detrimental effect on his mental health and wellbeing. He had been tested for tuberculosis but the results were inconclusive and had also been
given anti-depressants and pyschiatric treatment. In a second affidavit submitted on a pending assault case, Chetty said he and his brother had assaulted his mother’s boyfriend, Rajendren Pillay when he started pushing them around after they had confronted him about abusing their mother. Pillay maintains he was hit and kicked by the two brothers and laid assualt charges against them-they had subsequently laid counter charges. State prosecutor, Ricky van Wyk and the Investigating Officer were granted time by the Regional Magistrate to check the details of the assault case. The bail application was therefore postponed to Friday 11th October to enable the State also to investigate the allegations regarding Chetty’s physical and mental health while in custody as the Prosecutor said he could not just accept what Chetty had said.
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Umvoti Imbizo A RANGE of extremely well made traditional beadwork, clothing, shoes and other items are being made and sold by the Siyakhula Imvunula co-op in Enhalalkahle.The co-op was formed in 2008 and Mrs Grace Ndlovu, the chairperson said there were five members who worked to produce the different items. MEC for Human Settlements and Art and Culture, Mr Revi Pillay, who was in town last Friday for an Umvoti Imbizo, was most impressed and , he and his entourage bought a number of items. The Department of Arts and Culture, has assisted the co-op in displaying at exhibitions in South Africa and overseas. All the items are made in the Old Municipal building opposite the crèche in Enhlalakahle - please phone Mrs Ndlovu on 071 631 6848 to visit and see the wide range of special traditional items which will make an exciting and different gift for both locals and tourists.
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Hermannsburg Class of 1963 reunion LEADING LEPIDOPTERSITS FROM AFRICA MEET LOCALLY! The Lepidopterists’ Society of Africa celebrated the 30th anniversary of its establishment at a hugely successful conference and annual general meeting held at Hermannsburg School this past weekend. Many of Africa’s top experts and academics from all over South Africa as well as from Kenya and Tanzania gathered to network and share research results. Major topics discussed were conservation, ecological studies, distribution and diversity modelling. A recent highlight was the world class publication of the Conservation Assessment of Butterflies of South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland. This collaborative effort authored by members of the society in a partnership with the South African National Biodiversity Institute and the University of Cape town’s Animal Demography unit has received wide acclaim in both academic and conservation circles.
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Lepsoc’s latest project is to be known as LepiMAP and will expand on the SABCA project to include the whole of Sub Saharan Africa, and will cover all Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths). This is going to be a huge project, and the data management will again be handled by the ADU following the finalisation of a Memorandum of Understanding at the conference. The potential success of this long term project will again be underpinned by data gathered by lepidopterists as well as the Citizen Scientist fraternity, with the use of the ADU’s virtual museum. Our society is appealing to members of the public to become involved in this project. The value of citizen scientists photographing animals and submitting them online with date and co-ordinates has proven to be highly successful and invaluable to conservation efforts. Butterfly census week is another fun event which takes place twice a year and provides valuable data as well. The next BCW takes place on the week of 19th to 27th October. Anybody interested in participating can contact Kevin Cockburn or visit the society’s website at http://www.lepsoc.org.za . If you are interested in other animal groups there are a number of fascinating atlassing projects on the go http:// vmus.adu.org.za . By registering you can obtain an ADU number and make a valuable contribution to science by becoming a citizen scientist and getting involved. Conservation is not only for the guys in khakhi - it is the responsibility of every citizen. We can all make a difference. Goon do it!
On Saturday 28 September 2013 the Hermannsburg Class of 1963 met for a reunion - fifty years after writing matric! Peter von Fintel writes: "Starting the day at St Cathryns the group then all met up at Hermannsburg School. They were given a tour of the museum by Inge von Fintel and then a tour and power presentation on the school by PRO Stelloa Cockburn .Unfortunately Erna Bestall could not join us for this part of the reunion but she joined us for a lovely lunch at St. Cathryn's. with the traditional "Klitsch".There was much talking about the past, looking at old photos and school magazines and just enjoying lovely relaxing time with our old class mates and their spouses. After watching the Boks thrash the Aussies, we had a braai and thereafter spent a relaxing time chatting before we all hit the
Fifty years later: Back: Ivan Voigts, Liska Horz Armer, Friedrich Hohls, Peter von Fintel. Front: Edith Hellberg, Annemarie Lutget, Ignelore Ewer and Leonhard Rossler. sack.Piet and Cathy Nel went out of their way to make us welcome and comfortable and a big thank you for the wonderful time we could spend together."
Xmas overseas mail dates Believe it or not -its that time of the year again .Am not convinced that a whole year has disappeared since the 2012 dates were published...but still! Final dates for sea and surface mail (all classes), issued by the Post Office, as follows: 25th October:Australia; South America; America and Canada; Far East and Asia; Seychelles; Co moros; Mauritius and Reunion; Great Britain;Europe; Middle East and North America
22nd November:Tristan da Cuna;Ascension and St Helena: 6th December:New Zealand;IOvory Coast;Repub lic of Congo (both);Senegal; Cameroon; Nigeria; Ga bon; Kenya;Tanzania;Uganda; Burundi;Rwan da;Madagascar; Angola;Malawi;Zambia and Zim babwe. 13th December: Botswana; Lesotho; Mozam bique; Namibia and Swaziland. Airmail:all classes and all countries. 11th December
September weather update Last month was way below the 40 year rainfall mean of 52 mm for September with just 25.4 being recorded by PANNAR Research and 29 mm by Grant Gifford in Greytown itself. Lowest in the last 6 years was 14.4 in
2010/11 with the highest being last year a much welcomed 146.2. Mst rain recorded in September was 9.6 on 21st as a matter of interest the maximimum temperature that day was 12.73!
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Beautiful Benvie Este van Rooyen, Jenny Robinson, Cynthia Ryan, Jackie Chapman, Sheila Redfern, and Robyn Adendorf at Benvie.
ON a recent visit to the beautiful gardens of Benvie, six members of Greytown garden club enjoyed a magnificent morning guided by Jenny Robinson, through the garden established by her great grandfather John Geekie in 1882. Over the years many trees from all over the world have been planted, these are incredibly tall and give the effect of walking in a cathedral, the many coloured azalea and azalea mollis lending the effect
of stain glass windows. Benvie in Karkloof, is well known throughout South Africa by both the gardening and bird watching fraternities. Geekie, a cabinet maker by profession, also loved trees, and imported seedlings from across the world. Many of these trees still stand today, including three giant Mountain ash (Eucalyptus regnans), the trunks of which boast massive circumferences of more than 6.8 m , and are a
rare sight in South Africa. Today the farm’s arboretum is managed by Geekie’s great granddaughter, and his descendants have continued the family tradition of cabinetry and furniture making at Intingo Furniture. The hundred and twenty seven year old garden covers an area of about thirty hectares, and consists mainly of large conifers, rhodedendrons and azaleas, all of which is bordered by
a typical indigenous mist belt forest. The garden features a walkway, about two kilometers long, directing visitors with a series if signs posted along the way. Here bird watchers stand a good chance of seeing Orange Ground Thrush, Chorister Robin Chat, Olive Woodpecker, Grey Cuckoo shrike, Knysna Turaco, White starred Robin and Cape Parrot which use the property as a nesting site.
URGENT!GIVAPINTABLOOD KZN, South African National Blood Service is experiencing a critical blood shortage. Current blood stocks are below the required 5 days stock level and
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SADTU GREYTOWN BRANCH NEWS SADTU Greytown Branch is hard at work ensuring that all issues pertaining to education in Umvoti are in order. During the third term, all SADTU members actively engaged in “work to rule” campaign. The campaign was to force the Department of Basic Education in KwaZulu Natal to meet SADTU’s demands. On 17 September, the special Provincial Executive committee agreed that sufficient gains had been made with respect to the demands SADTU put to the Department and as a result, the work-to- rule campaign was suspended. The agreements were taken on OSD for therapists, grading of schools, remuneration of ABET educators, absorption of FET College lecturers, upgrading salaries of public staff, disclosure of R175million for teacher development, the extension and payment of rural incentives, garnishee orders, refund of no work no pay deductions etc. SADTU Greytown Branch thanks all members, Site Stewards in particular for their participation during “work to rule campaign” for further information contact: 082 705 6140, E-mail: email@example.com, Report :Thanda Jila :Branch Secretary
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Umvoti Municipality recently embarked on an Arbor month celebration by planting and beautifying the street corners. Umvoti Municipality is committed to promote greening, beatification, environmental friendly areas especially in planting of indigenous trees, flowers and beatifying streets in urban areas, rural areas, CBD, residential areas and public open spaces. The Municipality also requests dona-
New Hanover Correctional Service officials celebrated Mandela Day visiting a local creche with presents and entertainment. SMO Mr Mzila gave words of encouragement to all present. The children were delighted and sand “Happy birthday Madiba”!xxx
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Celebrating their heritages Little Oaks dressed up for Heritage Day at Hermansburg School.
NOTICE OF ENVIRONMENTAL AUTHORISATION GREYTOWN SLUMS CLEARANCE HOUSING PROJECT REF: DC24/0020/2012; KZN EIA-0000785-2012) Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 10(2) of Chapter 2 of GNR 33306 of June 2010 under the National Environmental Management Act (Act 107 of 1998) of the decision of the KZN Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs, to authorise the development application made to it by uMvoti Local Municipality in connection the Greytown Slums Clearance Housing Project (reference DC24/0020/2012; KZN EIA-00007852012). The decision to authorise the project is based on consideration of information presented to it through a basic assessment process. The Record of Decision (ROD) is available for review at the Housing Department of uMvoti Local Municipality. Contact: Municipal Manager, uMvoti Municipality, PO Box 71 Greytown 3250. Tel 033 413 9204 Fax 033 4171393, Zonke.Chonco@umvoti.gov.za Should you decide to appeal against this decision, a notice of intent to appeal must be submitted to the KwaZulu-Natal MEC of the Department of Agriculture and Environmental Affairs by no later than the 16th of October 2013 by post, fax, Email or by hand-delivery to the following address: Postal/Fax/Email Private Bag X9059 Pietermaritzburg 3200 Tel 033 343 8240 Fax 033 343 8255 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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WINDOW ON WEMBLEY The Form 3 ecology trip took place from the 27th to the 29th of September. The scholars all enjoyed camping out at the Mahai Camp at the Royal Natal National Park. The ecology component of the trip was enriched by the beautiful surroundings of the Drakensburg where the majority of pupils succeeded in completing the 30km Sentinal hike on the Saturday, showing their endurance of body and spirit! During the last week of last term, the High School had their annual Interhouse choir competition. The performances were spirited and clearly, the pupils enjoyed singing for their houses. The winning house was Eagles. The Senior Primary phase entered art pieces into the Sanlam Art Competition. Amoré van Rooyen won a certificate and a medal and Sanlam gave the school R500 for their entries.
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Hermannsburg Happening Christél Brooks accepted the winner’s trophy, in the one-tofive rider school category, for Hermannsburg (leading the nearest rival by 1040 points). Christél, who has represented Hermannsburg for the past three years, placed sixth out of 23 riders in the Working Riding class and tenth out of 52 other riders in the Showjumping class, with KZN achieving first and fourth places overall. She was also placed in the Novice Dressage and Working Hunter classes at the National Championships. Over 250 riders, parents, friends and school representatives recently attended the annual South African National Equestrian Schools Association’s (SANESA) awards dinner at the Golden Horse Casino, to congratulate those who had been selected for the KZN team and the riders who had done particularly well during the year, repre-
Christél Brooks on Herlderfontein Velocity taking a jump at the SANESA Nationals.
Junior Jottings DURING the third term, Greytown Junior Primary learners were very involved in the performing arts aspect of Life Skills. It was in this spirit that a JP concert was held to showcase the remarkable talent of many of our learners. Items on the programme ranged from plays to songs and dances, including an African-Indian fusion dance. Learners from Grade R to Grade 3 entertained and bedazzled their proud parents, as well as learners from Little Elep- hant and Kammaland. On behalf of the Principal, staff and learners, we wish to convey our heartfelt gratitude to all those who took the time to come and support our shining stars as well as those individuals and organisations for their continuing support and assistance in making our JP Concert 2013 a resounding success.
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senting their schools and earning points through the year. Christél writes: ‘The annual SANESA Nationals took place in Johannesburg from 20 to 24 September. I was proud to represent Hermannsburg and KwaZulu-Natal again this year in the Working Riding, Working Hunter, Dressage, Showjumping Twophase, Showjumping Competition and Equitation teams with my horse, Helderfontein Velocity. I was also honoured to represent KZN in the special Extreme Equitation class for SANESA’s tenth birthday. We had great fun and even greater success, coming home with a team fourth for the special inter-provincial birthday challenge, an individual sixth for Working Riding, a team fourth for both Showjumping and an individual ninth for Showjumping Competition.’
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I would like to congratulate my children Serisha and Jitesh Mewa.
Through all of life’s trials and tests you have both managed to make me endlessly proud of you. Serisha for being admitted as an attorney. Jitesh for becoming a qualified heavy duty electrician. Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
Greytown Junior School Grade R pu pils performing at their school concert
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ARCADIA Home for the aged wish to thank all those people who gave their support by buying tickets, catering, sponsoring prizes etc. for our Lucky Draw Fund Raising event. Your assistance to the Home is so much appreciated! Matron, staff and residents. THE Greytown Lady Golfers would like to thank all the following wonderful sponsors for contributing to our Ladies Open Day on 05 September. Your ongoing support is greatly appreciated!!! Aheers. Anderson’s. BP. Bracken Timbers. Brokersure. Bryan Paul. Built It. Country Nursery. Debbie Cunningham. Duane Corbishley. Dulcie Brown. GTN Drug Store. GTN Lady Golfers. H.L. Farms. Honeydew. Ian Hill. Insingisi. Jack Mason. K M Hydraulics. Kombat. Linda Lubbe. Mascor. Mike Caldicott. Pannar. Piedelta. Platt’s Plant Hire. RTS. Spar. Starke Ayers. Terry Owen. The Gem. Umvoti Fuel & Oil. Umvoti Repairs. Umvoti Tyres & Batteries. Village Signs. Wimpy. THE staff and residents of Harmony Retreat wish to thank Charles Hayden and all the other wonderful people who came to help fight the fire on our premises. God bless you all.
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SPRING open days 30th to 31st October at Senior Service Centre, York Street. Clothing and hand made busy bee items, more details to follow.
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IN the Magistrate’s Court for the District of Umvoti held at Greytown Case No: 247/2011 in the matter between: NEL AND STEVENS Execution Creditor And MASIKANE CHRISTIAN CARE CENTRE 1st Execution Debtor NHLANHLA LUCKY MASIKANE 2nd Execution Debtor NOTICE OF SALE IN EXECUTION (AUCTION) In pursuance of a Judgement in the court of the Magistrate of Greytown and writ of execution, the goods listed hereunder will be sold in execution on Thursday, 24th October 2013 at 14:00, at the Sheriff’s Sale Rooms, 2 Ross Street, Dalton to the highest bidder: Mitsubishi Colt bakkie 2.4 reg No. ND 595 078 NB: The sale is for cash or bank guaranteed cheque only: Take further notice that: 1. This sale is a sale in execution pursuant to a judgment obtained in the above Court. 2. The Rules of this auction is available 24 hours before the auction at the office of the Sheriff for 2 Ross Street, Dalton 3. Registration as a buyer is a pre-requisite subject to specific conditions, inter alia; a)Directive of the Consumer Protection Act 66 of 2008. (URL http://www.info.gov.za/view/ DownloadFileAction?id=999 61) b)FICA legislation in respect of proof of identity and address particulars ; c)Payment of a registration fee of R200.00 in cash; d)Registration conditions. The office of the Sheriff for 2 Ross Street, Dalton will conduct the sale with auctioneers D.P Liebernberg Sheriff. Advertising costs at current publication rates and sale costs according to the court rules apply. Dated at Greytown on this 4th day of October 2013. Execution Creditor’s Attorney – NEL & STEVENS 117a Voortrekker Street Greytown 3250 10/N009/103
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To my husband
SHAN CHETTY Firstly thank you to God Almighty for all his mercies and healing upon you during the painful ordeal and sickness you’ve been through in the past year. We have travelled a beautiful road from teenage sweethearts, to parenthood, to grandparenthood for 47 years. You have shown me what dedication and commitment really means, when it comes to having a healthy and happy life. May the years ahead be filled with love, understanding and contentment through life. I love my life because it gave me you. I love you because you are my life. Happy Birthday. Love you forever – your wife Sumi.
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OCTOBER birthstones...and more!
“October’s child is born for woe, And life’s vicissitudes must know, But lay an opal on her breast, And hope will lull those woes to rest.” Opal is the traditional birthstone for the month and is said to have metaphysical properties generating happiness, faithfulness, loyalty and confidence, as well as healing prop erties relating to the eyes. Opal is the considered birthstone for the zodiac sign of Libra (23 September to October) Libra also responds to
Peridot,Agate, Aquamarine, Tour maline and Sapphire. Found in Aus tralia, Mexico and America the name means “to see a change in colour” Libra’s are all about balance, justice, equanimity and stability. They easi ly surround themselves with harmo ny and beauty, but sometimes go to extremes to do so if their goals are unreasonable or unhealthy. With Venus as their ruling planet, Libra’s are very understanding, caring, and often the champion of underdogs.
Bizarre October dates
Not quite sure where, how,why and second Friday of month who selected these weird and won 12 Cookbook Launch Day ; Old Farm derful “days” for the month of Octo er’s Day ; ber but just in case you looking for Moment of Frustration Day something to celebrate choose one 14 Columbus Day second Monday To a dad who showers of month of these: us with unconditional 13 International Skeptics Day 1 World Vegetarian Day love, unwavering devotion and 14 National Dessert Day take an 2 Name Your Car Day never-ending joy and 3 Techies Day ; Virus Appreciation extra helping, or two fun. We thank you 15 White Cane Safety Day Day with pride for being an inspiration to us by 4 National Golf Day ; National Frap 16 Bosses Day ;Dictionary Day living a life of integrity 17 Wear Something Gaudy Day pe Day and worth. May you be blessed for the 5 Do Something Nice Day ;Interna 18 No Beard Day blessing that you are tional Frugal Fun Day; Oktoberfest 19 Evaluate Your Life Day ; Interna to us. God’s richest in Germany ends, date varies ;World tional Newspaper Carrier Day ; blessing be upon you, Dad, for a complete Sweetest Day Teacher’s Day recovery from your 6 Come and Take it Day ;Mad Hatter 20 Brandied Fruit Day illness. 21 Babbling Day ;Count Your Buttons Day We love you always. Happy Birthday! From 7 Bald and Free Day ; World Smile Day ;National Pumpkin Cheesecake your children, Nalini, Day Day Christopher, Shirley, Navin and Ronel, 22 National Nut Day 8 American Touch Tag Day Rash, Nimmesh and 23 National Mole Day 9 Curious Events Day ;Emergency Pre, and your precious Nurses Day; Fire Prevention Day ;Leif 24 National Bologna Day ;United grandchildren Shakir and Nicole, Hope, Nations Day Erikson Day Mouldy Cheese Day Jade and 10 National Angel Food Cake Day 25 Punk for a Day Day ; World Pasta Toby. 11 It’s My Party Day ;Take Your Teddy Day ; Bear to Work Day ; World Egg Day Frankenstein Friday last Friday in October 26 Make a Difference Day fourth Saturday of the month, neighbors helping neighbors. ;Nation al Mincemeat Day 27 National Tell a Story Day in Scotland and the U.K. ;MotherInLaw Day fourth Sunday in ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING October 28 Plush Animal Lover’s Day The above meeting will take place as follows: 29 Hermit Day ; National Frankenstein Day Date: 24 October 2013 30 National Candy Corn Day ;Mischief Night Time: 13h00 (1 pm) 31 Carve a Pumpkin Day ;Halloween ; Venue: School Hall Increase Your Psychic Powers Day It is imperative that all parents/guardians attend as the Budget and School fees for 2014 will be Msinga: Social Development discussed.
GREYTOWN PRIMARY SCHOOL
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GENERAL CIRCULAR TO PARENTS VERY IMPORTANT INFORMATION: FINANCIAL BUDGET MEETING Parents and Guardians are invited to a Financial Budget meeting for 2014 to be held in the Greytown Junior School Hall. Date: Tuesday, 29th October 2013. Time: 17:30 It is in your own interest that you attend this very important meeting.
Ihhovisi lokuthuthukiswa koMphakathis eMsinga licela ukufuniswa laba abalandelayo, inombolo yocingo esitholakala kuyo: 033 493 0059/42Ubaba ka Dlamini Lindokuhle (13 yrs) ozalwa ngu Dlamini Qhashu Buyi ongasekho. Ubaba Ka Sithole Thandeka Elly (05 yrs) noSithole Joseph Smangaliso (10 yrs) abazalwa u Sithole Thandiwe Pricilia ongasekho. Ubaba Ka Madlala Londeka (12 yrs) no Madlala Phakamisa ni Siphelele (14 yrs) abazalwa ngu Madlala Zikho na ongasekho. Ubaba ka Aphelele Malinga(2 yrs) no Malinga Ntandoyenkosi abazalwa ngu Malin ga kwenziwe ongasekho. Ubaba ka Kwanele Sih le Ngubane ( 14 yrs) noLungele Wendy Ngubane (8yrs) abazalwa nguMthililiClementina Ngubane ongasekho. Ubaba ka Magubane Themba (13 yrs) ozalwa nguNtshangase Ntombitheni ongasekho. Ubaba Ka Malinga Thobile Olwakhe (5yrs) ozalwa ngu Nompilo Senamile Malinga ongase kho. Umama Ka Mhlontlo Siphamandla (13 yrs), Mhlontlo Thobekile (11 yrs) kanye no Mhlontlo Sithandiwe (7 yrs) abazalwa ngu Mbongiseni Xa ba ongasekho.
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ST CATHRYNS NEWS St Cathryn’s members are reminded of the triangular tournament against Mandeni and Darnall this coming Sunday 13th to be played at Darnall. Tee off is at 9:30 and the cost of R 150.00, includes halftime ,competition fee and a light lunch. Let’s go out and play as these clubs always send up to four-
teen players when they come and play at St Cathryn’s in the same tournament. All interested players please contact Piet to discuss travelling arrangements and let’s travel down to the North Coast and collect the trophy. The interclub Team has one va-
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cancy, to play in the KZNGU Interclub tournament to be played over the dates of 8,9 and 10 November at Umdoni, Scottburgh and Selbourne. A team consists of three players and therefore the one “Frog” team still has a position to fill. Other positions on offer are team manager,
Build It was a hit - a super day was had by all who braved the weather! A big thank you to Rudolf and Robyn Aulfes for their generous sponsorship and encouragement on behalf of BUILD-IT and to Robyn and the girls for joining in! Overall winners were Jack Drew and Mike Caldicott, closely followed by Tony Smith, Lizbeth Lubowitcki and Peter March. Winners of first session were Pam Paul, Wolfie Lubowitcki and Michelle March and second session, Bryan Paul, Jenny Platt and Rhett Cope. A special award went to M.J. Mook for the most specatuclar delivery of the day! Thanks to Chris Fischer for presenting beautiful greens, Clive, Jack and Roy in the bar ,the ladies for the teas, and all who helped. Championships will now resume with singles handicaps this week as well as social bowls.
chef, team doctor and head of tactics. Thank you to the sponsors that have come forward to supply shirts and accommodation. This year we plan to enter three teams, one Senior “Frog” and two “Frog” teams. The format over the tournament is Medal Stableford and the maxi-
mum handicap is 18. Please contact Piet urgently should you wish to play as we need to enter by Wednesday 9th. Piet can be contacted on 083 269 1661. Supper on Friday will be lasagne salad and bread please phone 082 555 2661 to book by Thursday .
Country Club news Saturday the 5th October was the Umvoti Tyres golf day and results as follows: 1st: Tubby Larkan / Tony Egner ;48 2nd : John Loyd Rawstone / Thuba Mzila : 48 3rd: Mike Caldicott / P. Els: 47 This Saturday is the monthly Mascor Mug / Business League. Not to be missed is the annual
GCC Golf Classic on 26th October,which is fast approaching. We have confirmed that the Safire ladies will be “manning” the halfway watering hole again this year! The format will be Betterball Stableford and entry lists are up on the board at the Club. The “Sunday 9@9” entry fee is R25 to play 9 holes. Richard
Chiazzari is sponsoring a chicken that will be up for the winning on Sunday mornings. This Friday 11th October is the attendance draw with R100.00 up for grabs. Dates to diarize Friday 25th October : Happy Hour Saturday 26th October:GCC Gold Classic
NATIONAL KARATE STARS ... FROM
UMVOTI! Congratulations to Umvoti Kyokushin karate stars, Sensei Sbonelo and Sempai Nkululeko Zondi on being selected to represent South Africa in the world
karate championships in Thailand next year! The two participated in the international tournament held in Gauteng on 28th September and out of 9 participants were the only two to win trophies.Sensei Sbonelo and Sempai Nkululeko were selected to
represent South Africa in Thailand in March next year! Local karatekas are asked to contact Sensei Sbonelo on 071 368 7782 in regard to local karate SALGA selections to take place this weekend. Report:Sempai Sbusiso Cele (Media sport karate)
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At least 8 large dams available within a 10km radius of gazebo. Kick boats, float tubes, small boats with sneaker motors allowed. The dams are not equipped with slipways, therefore no large boats and launching is done at own risk. BACON AND EGG ROLLS (am) AND WORS ROLLS (pm) SOLD AND CASH BAR AVAILABLE. NUMEROUS PRIZES TO BE WON FOR DIFFERENT CATEGORIES! HEAVIEST CARP AND BARBEL AND MANY LUCKY DRAW PRIZES! Maps will be available on registration. PAYMENT MUST BE MADE AT REGISTRATION. FOR DONATIONS: Umvoti Agricultural Society FNB Greytown Acc No. 52344499126 Branch Code. 220131 For more information: David: 0825643289 • Rob: 0837793506 • Bridget: 0791803539