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PRICES VALID 18 to 22 SEPTEMBER 2013 at Pick n Pay HOWICK only TEL: 033 - 330 4304 Pick n Pay endeavours to meet the demand for these promotional items, but stocks are limited. Please check availability (033) 330 4304. We strive to ensure all printed information is correct, but will not be liable for any print errors that may occur. Advertised prices are inclusive of VAT where applicable. We reserve the right to limit quantities. smart shopper terms and conditions apply. Certain products are excluded from the smart shopper programme, please see in store or go online for more details.

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Golden wedding anniversary Betty and John Baugh celebrated their golden Wedding Anniversary on Saturday 31st August 2013 at Yellowwood CafĂŠ, with friends and family. John and Betty were married on 31st August 1963 in Pietermaritzburg. They have lived on their smallholding ‘Thistledown’ in Merrivale ever since. A big congratulations from all the Baugh Family. The smallest thing

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Litter and garden waste dumped in Symmonds Stream. The Friends of Symmonds Stream invite you to join them in a clean up of the stream starting at Thabo’s Antiques at 8:00am on Monday 23rd September. Gloves and bags will be provided. This is part of the annual DUCT clean up campaign before the spring rains start. The monthly Weed Walk will take place on Tuesday

24th September when we will review what we have done to  support our natural heritage over the past five years by clearing Symmonds Stream of litter and invasive alien plants.  Do join us from 9:00-11:00am if you can. Contact Pam Haynes 083 456 9202 or dart@sai.co.za  to book your place for the Clean Up or the Weed Walk.

AS prices soar and unemployment escalates, more and more people are finding themselves battling to find a means to feed themselves and their families. To assist those in need, the All Souls Seva Association has launched a feeding project, ‘Food for all souls’, which embraces the whole Howick community. (Village Talk 6th September). When someone approaches, or is referred to them, a proper background check is done to ensure they are eligible for assistance. Chantal de Beer is a single mother with two young boys (aged 6 years and 8 months) to support and feed. She has walked Howick in search of a job, with no success. Last week temporary relief was brought to this family in the form of a food combo, delivered to them by representatives of the All Souls Seva Assocation. The Association would like to thank the fol-

lowing businesses who assisted in this particular case: G&S Hardware; Nickee’s Furnishers; Howick Meat Centre. Chantal is also desperate to find accommodation as she has now become displaced. If anyone can help, please contact Janis Holmes (082 829 2768) or Eugene Visser (033-330 5114 or 084 703 7530). From the 1st October, there will be a fully operational office in Rangeview Road, Howick West (next to Howick West Primary), where donations can be dropped off. However, for those who find it more convenient, any donations may also be left at the Village Talk office at 3b Market Street, clearly marked for All Souls. If you would like more information about this project or you are able to help in any way, please contact Romeo Sewdan on 033330 6574 or 072 586 3403.

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ESKOM has applied to Nersa for 16% increases in their tariffs for the next five years, which in effect means doubling what you will spend on electricity in five years time. Heating water accounts for about 40% of your electricity usage. A normal 150 litre geyser uses around R6.00 worth of electricity per day, and that is just standing there and not being used. Have a bath or shower it is going to cost you more. In five years that R6.00 becomes R12.00. Newtech Innovations, that specialises in solar water heating, at 58 Main Street, Howick, can help! Solar water heating should save about 80% of your geyser’s electrical consumpition. To convert a conventional 150 litre geyser to a solar water geyser costs around R9000.00 and at current Eskom tariffs will pay for itself in three years, from your savings. In five years you will not be paying R12.00 per day to heat water, so Eskom’s increase will have very little effect on your Eskom account. If Eskom doubles their price and you halve your consumption, you will be paying a similar amount for electricity as you are now, barring standing charges.

In Howick , Mother Nature provides us with 4.94Kw hours per square meter of collecter, per day, for free. In Rands that means R4.94 Kw per day and in five years time, that will be R9.88 which equals R296.40 per month. R9000.00 in the bank will earn you R450.00 per year if you are very lucky, less tax. R9500 on your roof will save you about R2300 per year, Tax Free and in five years R5000 per year Tax Free! Put your money on the roof. We also stock in line heaters and Eco taps. These devices provide instant hot water without needing an electric geyser. Although they do use electricity, it is only powered when you need hot water. Where you save here, is that you do not suffer the heat loss from your geyser. You may have read my previous article about the heat losses. PLASTI-LOCK FLOORING. Plasti-lock flooring is a hard wearing domestic or industrial floor covering. The flooring fits together like a jigsaw puzzle and is quickly installed with no mess. Generally speaking it installed price is less that that of ceramic tiles and carpets.





   

 

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Howick High sport – cricket versus Northwood 1st team: Howick batted first, scoring 103 all out. Josh Foster scored 37 and Gareth Adams 15. Northwood passed this total for a loss of 3 wickets. U15:

Northwood batted first and scored 293 all out. May Mazibuko took 4 wickets. Howick batted well but were restricted to 124 all out. Wade Peters made 21 runs. The U14 team managed 90 runs in their innings with Matthew Smith scoring 19 runs.

SAGES KZN Midlands results THE following are the results of the golf match held on 19th September at Gowrie Farm Golf Course: 1st 72 points - Mike van Niekerk, Garth Charlton and Arthur Hempel; 2nd 71 points - Ted Reed, Terry Hamilton and

Neville Hodgson; Most Golf 40 points Ivan Hedgcock, Mike Thomson and Brian Cook; Nearest the pin 8th - Rene Frei; Nearest the pin 14th - Arthur Hempel; 2 clubs - Terry Hamilton and John RibySmith.

HILTON BOWLING CLUB THIS past week was a fairly quiet one at our club. Activity has slowed down ahead of the Spring closing, and there are no club competitions in progress. We will be playing for the Queen’s Cup this Saturday. In 1958, barely two years after the club was born, two anonymous country members donated this trophy to be played for on “Boxing Day” each year. Originally it was between teams of four, but with fluctuating membership it was found that the trips format worked best. When the Christmas Cup was introduced a few years later, the Queen’s Cup was

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moved to September. Teams will be drawn on Thursday evening and posted on the board before 08:30 on Saturday. Normal tabs will be payable, and lunch will cost R35 each. Entry forms for the Nominated Mixed Pairs and the Open Singles are on the board. These competitions will be played soon after the green is re-opened in October. Plans for our social on 11th October are developing nicely. Duties will fall away during the closure.

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HOWICK GOLF CLUB WEDNESDAY 11th September Betterball Stableford: 1st:  A.Loveday,  P.Schauerte  44 pts. 2nd:  T.Shaw, T.SCheepers  43 pts. 3rd:  B.Barrett,  M.Thomson  42 pts. Nearest the Pin 1/10:  J.Perumal, Nearest the Pin 5/14: P.Marais. Saturday 14th September Betterball Bonus Bogey: 1st:  R.Stretch,  J.Potgieter  +10 c/o; 2nd:  R.Brown, T.Reed  +10; 3rd:  C.Kemp,  C.Landman  +9 c/o.

SAKABULA GOLF CLUB

(Back left to right) Liam Muller, Andrew Tasker, Bryn Merton and Anathi Khatywa and (front left to right) Conrad Lilje, Matthew Luksich, Mr Brendan Botha (Coach), Zamani Tembe, Anton Benadie and Bryce Mitchell. (Absent) Matthew Halderman. GRACE College participated in the Lionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s River Touch Rugby Tournament recently. Out of the six matches played, our team won three, drew one and narrowly lost two. We commend the team on this great achievement seeing that this was only our third season and a number of the boys were new to the game. Grace College extends heartfelt thanks to Husqvarna for sponsoring the match shirts and everyone else who came to support our team.

UMGENI WATERFALL BOWLING CLUB COMPETITIONS: The competition, sponsored by Giovision, Halfway Toyota and Greendale Spar, on Wednesday 11th September, was won by the team of Jack Nel, Tim Waring, Mike Cain and Chantal dâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Hotman. The â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Power Driveâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Tabs in competition, sponsored by the Lawnmower Shop, is on Wednesday 25th September. The Moffatt Optical all day competition is on 20th October. Enquiries for the above competitions to Dave Truscott 033-239 4512. Annual General Meeting: All members please note that the Annual General Meeting is on 28th September. There will be bowls as usual until 3.00 pm, followed by tea, with the meeting starting at 3.30pm. The information required for the meeting is on the Club Notice

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Board. Club Duties: Refreshments: 14th September â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 20th September: Richard Grant 21st September â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 27th September: Ray Bester. Tabs: 18th September â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 24th September: May Blackford and Norman Chemaly. Teas: 18th September: Bernice Burden; 21st September: Pearl Paget; 24th September: Bernice Burden. Social Bowls: Every Wednesday and Saturday, tabs in by 1.30pm. Whites. Every Tuesday morning, tabs in by 8.30 am. Casual. Visitors most welcome. Free coaching takes place on a regular basis. For any enquiries kindly contact John Withers on 033-239 5376, Graeme Cameron on 033-330 3457, Hilary Williams on 033-3303992 or Barry Bedworth on 033-239 5445.

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WEDNESDAY  11th September Individual Stableford: Winner - J. Marx  - 35 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pts; Runner Up - Nelson Parau -34 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pts; Third Place -  B. Erasmus  -  33 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pts. Saturday 14th  September Individual Stableford: Winner -  J. Heesterbeek  -  37  â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pts; Runner Up -  S. De Gaspary - 36 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pts; Third Place - G. Gie-

link - 35 â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pts. Sunday 15th September Matt and Ty Sons and Guns Golf Day: Winning Team - Jo and Neil Johnson - 10 under par; Second Place - James and Mike Kiln - 8 under par; Third Place - Ben and James Hough - 5 under par. Competitions every  Wednesday and Saturday  â&#x20AC;&#x201C; everyone welcome.

See for yourself - come and enjoy a round at Sakabula Golf Course. A warm and friendly Club with the only 18 hole Golf Course in the beautiful Midlands.  Booking essential - Call 033-330 6751 or 033-330 2550 or www. sakabula.co.za Excellent Membership rates and Playing fees - call and ask for Gene.

HOWICK BOWLING CLUB Womenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Open Fours entry Whites.) We welcome visitors TO all Club members: Notice is hereby given that the forms on Notice Board. Closing and new members. Annual General Meeting of the date 20th September. Howick Bowling Club will be Need some practice or reheld at the Club at 4.30p.m on quire coaching which is Saturday 21st September 2013. available every Monday, Minutes of the 2012 AGM are on new bowlers always welthe notice board, as well as nom- come. Please contact Allan Dakers on 078 445 5417. ination lists for office bearers. Social Bowls: Forthcoming Competitions: Friday 20th â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Halfway Toyota â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Tuesday morning tabs in At OATLANDS MEDICAL CENTRE â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 52 tabs-in trips, tabs close 1.30p.m. before 8.15 a.m. (Dress FRASER STR. HOWICK Please invite friends from other casual). clubs as this is a new competi- Thursday afternoon tabs tion. (dress Whites). A reminder in before 1.30 p.m. â&#x20AC;&#x201C; of our Bring and Buy table this (Dress - casual.) afternoon, (something to fill the Saturday social tabs in cupboard or enhance the patio), before 1.30 pm. (Dress and our â&#x20AC;&#x153;Happy Hourâ&#x20AC;?. Two competitions were played this past week, thanks to our sponsors:

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