Mother, son assaulted, tied to trees during Brits farm attack

woman (50) and her son (20) were held at knifepoint and assaulted for over an hour on their farm outside Brits on Saturday, before robbers forced them into the bush and tied them to tree stumps.

Where have all the Black Friday shoppers gone?

Black Friday is usually a buzzing day with shopping centres filled to the brim with bargain hunters and empty shops, but Black Friday in Hartbeespoort in 2020 is proving to be quite the opposite.

Thomas climbs a Guinness World Record

Hartbeespoort Word Champion Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athlete, Thomas van Tonder, set an unofficial Guinness World Record for the 50 m rope climb on Tuesday, 17 November, when he scaled the 90 m Soweto Towers in just over 9 minutes.

Man shot in Madibeng municipal offices

A man was shot in the Madibeng municipality’s offices on Thursday after a meeting was disrupted by a group of men armed with axe handles and a firearm.

Mass Hartbeespoort Dam clean-up

The first ‘Clean up Hartbeespoort Dam’ project by Wildlife and Environmental Society of South Africa (WESSA) in conjunction with Brits Hartbeespoort Rotary Club and Birdlife Harties, takes place this Saturday, 14 November.

Charge laid against journalist who burnt cross in memory of murdered farmers

A charge of malicious damage to property was laid against a journalist from Brits who burnt down a cross in memory of murdered farmers earlier this month.

Brits Hospital – patients are left lying on floors

A delegation of the North West Department of Health, led by MEC Madoda Sambatha, visited the Brits District Hospital on Monday after allegations and video footage of ill treatment of patients.

Cross in memory of slayed farmers torched as “message to farmers”

A cross erected in memory of slayed farmers was torched in Brits on Monday following a violent protest by farm workers at a nearby farm.

Vrou baklei met besem, tuinstoele om man van aanvaller te red

“Ek het net geweet ek moet nou baklei, my man was al soveel keer met die mes gesteek, dit was of hy of my man.”

Elderly couple and dogs fight off farm attackers

An elderly couple and their dogs fought back against farm attackers in Broederstroom on Thursday night and escaped unharmed after they were attacked outside their house.


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