Remembering Brian Forbes

Athlone resident, veteran educationist, virtuoso and philanthropist, Brian Eagon Forbes, has died in Cape Town at the age of 68. He was born as...

Remember the fallen heroes

As the country gears up to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the youth uprisings of 1976, the Athlone News reflects on the fallen heroes...

Read of the Week

My Cape Malay KitchenCariema Isaacs StruikLifestyle Review: Brian Joss Just in time for Ramadaan, which started last week, is My Cape Malay Kitchen by Cariema Isaacs who...

Manenberg community calling for peace

Religious leaders, Mayor Patricia de Lille and Democratic Alliance leader, Mmusi Maimane, joined the community of Manenberg to pray for an end to violence...

Kidnap rumours go viral

Messages about syndicates targeting school children have gone viral on Facebook and WhatsApp, claiming that drug addicts were being offered R2 000 to...

For the record

In last week’s story “New MJC president inaugurated”, (Athlone News, June 8), we incorrectly swopped the captions of the pictures of the new MJC...

Entries open for Baxter Dance Fest

Following the success of the Baxter Dance Festival last year, where almost 80 choreographers took part, the organisers are now calling for applications for...

Defender ready to impress in England

Defender Joel Vember was chosen to be part of Athlone-based Trinity Spurs FC’s under-18 soccer squad which will tour England later this year. The left-footed...

Communicating from the heart

A Kewtown girl who suffers from a heart condition and was once even brought back from the dead by doctors can finally communicate with...

Commisioners not allowed to charge for services

A Bonteheuwel pensioner nearly lost R600 when she paid to have a will drawn up, but thanks to an Athlone News inquiry, she was...