Category: Lifestyle

Scrapbooking Workshop

Scrapbooking Workshop

Scrapbooking Workshop: The workshop is scheduled for March 4 in the auditorium of Birchleigh North Library on Mooifontein Road. You can enrol for only one of the three sessions, or for all three for only R180. A...

Not Enough Saving

Not Enough Saving

Not Enough Saving: Residents of Ekurhuleni are still not saving enough water, with the 15% savings target reached in only two weeks since November. City of Ekurhuleni wishes to thank residents and businesses for making an effort...

Trapped Inside A Vehicle

Trapped Inside A Vehicle

Trapped Inside A Vehicle: A man was left trapped inside a vehicle after five cars collided on the N1 South near the Allandale off-ramp in Midrand, on Saturday morning at around 10am. According to Netcare 911’s...

We Look At This Day In History

We Look At This Day In History

We Look At This Day In History: A chronological timetable of historical events that occurred on this day in history. Historical facts of the day in the areas of military, politics, science, music, sports, arts,...

Bad Workmanship

Bad Workmanship

Bad Workmanship: Workmanship and turnaround time for water leaks in the Brentwood Park area are not up to scratch, according to Ward 23 councillor, André du Plessis. On October 5, du Plessis showed the City Times...

Looming Water Crisis

Looming Water Crisis

Looming Water Crisis: Speaking at a news conference on Tuesday, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said Gauteng’s water supply levels were so low they were virtually at the point of no return. The Vaal Dam...

Little Bit More To October

Little Bit More To October

Little Bit More To October: October is generally known as the month of haunts, scares, ghouls, but did you know October is National Chili Month? Really! It’s one of many things celebrated in the month...

Would Like To Loose Weight

Would Like To Lose Weight

Would Like To Lose Weight: You know the drill when it comes to losing weight: take in fewer calories, burn more calories. But you also know that most diets and quick weight-loss plans don’t work...

New Cellular Phone Tower

New Cellular Phone Tower

New Cellular Phone Tower: Howard Fox said work on the tower, situated on the corner of Cambridge Street and Sheridan Road, started sometime in July. “When the notices went up for a new cellular mast installation,...

Petrol Price Soon To Go Up

Petrol Price Soon To Go Up

Petrol Price Soon To Go Up: South Africa’s recent period of fuel price reductions is set for a reversal as the weakening rand and stronger international petroleum prices combine at the pumps. “The rand’s slow, steady...

How To Be Frugal

How To Be Frugal

How To Be Frugal: Some of you read this and wonder what does the word frugal mean. Well in short a person who lives simply and economically can be called frugal. Being frugal doesn’t mean...

Ekurhuleni Restricts Water Use By 15%

Ekurhuleni Restricts Water Use By 15%

Ekurhuleni Restricts Water Use By 15%: In response to a call by the National Department of Water and Sanitation, the metro has announced it will implement measures to curb water consumption by 15% with additional...

Brentwood Residents Taps Run Dry

Brentwood Residents Taps Run Dry

Brentwood Residents Taps Run Dry: The residents in Brentwood Park had sporadic water pressure for at least five days last week. Members of the public said on Facebook that their taps have been dry during...

Water Flows And Flows

Water Flows And Flows

Water Flows And Flows: Water from a burst pipe in Bonaero Park allegedly flowed from midnight and throughout the day before being attended to by the municipality from the area. In a time where there...

The Minimalist

The Minimalist

The Minimalist: So what is this minimalism thing? It’s quite simple: to be a minimalist you must live with less than 100 things, you can’t own a car or a home or a television, you...

Quality Of Life Survey

Quality Of Life Survey

Quality Of Life Survey: “Released on June 28, the fourth Quality of Life survey indicated a consistent increase in satisfaction pertaining to basic services, such as energy and water, amongst others,” said EMM spokesperson Themba...

EMM Issues Tips

EMM Issues Tips

EMM Issues Tips: The Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) has issued tips to help communities reduce higher electricity bills and power outages for this winter. EMM spokesperson Zweli Dlamini said many residents find themselves with high electricity...

Rabies Alert Issued In Gauteng

Rabies Alert Issued In Gauteng

Rabies Alert Issued In Gauteng: Rabies is a viral disease that causes acute inflammation of the brain in humans and other mammals. Early symptoms can include fever and tingling at the site of exposure. These symptoms are...

Cell Phone Addiction

Cell Phone Addiction

Cell Phone Addiction: Although cell phones allow individuals to have unlimited access to information and to connect with others in a way otherwise thought impossible, there are many harmful and disturbing effects of smartphone dependence....

Dealing With Panic Attacks

Dealing With Panic Attacks

Dealing With Panic Attacks: Panic attack for those who are not really sure what they are here is what wikipedia states them to be Panic attacks are periods of intense fear or apprehension of sudden...

Interview Tips To Help You Out

Interview Tips To Help You Out

Interview Tips To Help You Out: In getting that job that you want or need we all have to go threw the initial job interview stage which for some is a daunting task. Preparing for...