Morelia, Mexico held the 7th DSISO (Down Syndrome International Swimming Organisation) Championship last year from 7 to 15 November 2014. Our South African Team achieved remarkable success in these events. They ranked 7th position on the medal tally, competing against 21 countries, bringing home 20 Medals (3 Gold, 5 Silver, 12 Bronze). One of these […]
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General features on the past and present of Middelburg.
Anyone interested in taking a walk into the past of Middelburg must make sure to pay a visit to Country Inn. This well-known landmark, originally known as Commercial Hotel, dates back to the 19th century. It forms an integral part of the proud tradition of Middelburg. Its claim to fame is that it is the […]
Busy as a bee – that is an apt description of Engela Kruger. Meet her at her factory, GDE Leather, in Meintjies Street, Middelburg. Her mascot, a fiery stallion, guards the entrance. On a guided tour through the factory the visitors become aware of the variety of goods that are manufactured there. As the name […]
‘Lambano’ the promises of God Speaker Johnny Louw urging men to “Lambano”– take hold of the promises of God. Johnny Louw who ministered to the men on Saturday night was the first to shout “Lambano” – the Greek word meaning to take hold and receive – the promises of God, during his message […]
Chef Adrienne Southey makes Hillston Farm Stay a real culinary experience.
A walk back in time at the Middelburg Museum.
Shearing is always a significant event at Mt Melsetter Farm outside Middelburg.
A tribute to the late Nelson Mandela by Cradock’s best-known poet, Clinton V. du Plessis.
A mammoth feat of engineering linked the Gariep Dam to the Great Fish River. And for a few weeks every year, you can go into the belly of it.
One of Middelburg’s best known enterprises is GDE Leather, owned by local businesswoman Engela Kruger.