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Police, nature conservation clamp down on illegal gillnet fisherman

The Hartbeespoort police and Department of Economic Development, Environment, Conservation and Tourism (DEDECT) clamped down on illegal gillnet fishing on Wednesday morning during a...

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.

Trokke slaan om

Drie trokkie wat Vrydag, Maandag en Dinsdag in Hartbeespoort omgeslaan het, het verkeer vir lank ontwrig. ‘n Trok vol gruis het Saterdagoggend by Silkaatsnek...

500 km te perd vir plaasmoorde

Twee mans het Maandag die 500 km langpad na Bloemfontein vanaf Beestekraal by Brits te perd aangepad ter bewusmaking van plaasmoorde. Gideon van Tonder en...

Cats do not spread parvovirus as circulating message implies

Cats are not the carriers of ‘cat flu’, or the canine parvovirus, as a message being circulated in Hartbeespoort seems to imply. The disease...

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.

Colop word 20!

Colop Marking Solutions SA vier dié maand hul 20ste verjaarsdag. Colop het twintig jaar gelede, op 1 November 2000, hul deure in Hartbeespoort geopen...

NSRI Pin Buoy project launched in Hartbeespoort

The National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) officially launched the Pink Rescue Buoys initiative in Hartbeespoort last week at the Schoemansville Oewerklub. The NSRI Pink Rescue...

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.
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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.

Do not use fireworks!

As the festive season rapidly approaches, community members are requested not to use fireworks during the holiday period. “During the last two festive seasons our...