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The established and highly successful Pam Golding Properties Mount Edgecombe Franchise owned by Farrah Williamson, recently extended its expertise and footprint into the burgeoning Dolphin Coast region. With a history of being one of the most successful franchises within the Pam Golding Properties (PGP) group, Williamson and her team are excited about the prospects in the Ballito and surrounding area and the value they believe they can add to this North Coast community. “In recent...

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Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge officially opened this month, making it the first Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotel in KwaZulu-Natal and the fourth in South Africa. A highly anticipated addition to the brand’s fast-growing portfolio, it joins Fire & Ice! by Marriott hotels in Melrose Arch (Johannesburg), Cape Town and Menlyn (Pretoria). A short drive from King Shaka International Airport, Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott Durban uMhlanga Ridge is...

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On Wednesday 29th May 2019, the Constitutional Court of South Africa issued an order dismissing the appeal by certain residents of Mount Edgecombe Country Club Estate Management Association II (Meccema II) against the Supreme Court of Appeal’s judgment handed down on 28 March 2019. The Court further awarded costs to Meccema II. Niemesh Singh and Manshuraj Madhanlal had applied to the Constitutional Court after the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled in Meccema II’s favour in...

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It takes a different kind of person to delve deep and not only transform their body, but transform their outlook on life, their persona and their viewpoint on the world. Going to gym for the physical and aesthetic benefits is one thing, yet going into a workout knowing you’re working on primal instincts along with conditioning your mind and every fibre in your body, is a whole other ball game. Terence Mitchell understands this ‘all-in’...

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Chocolatey smiles and good vibes in store at this year’s Beacon Eggsplorer and Family Fun Day Chocolatey family fun and games await Durbanites and holidaymakers at this year’s Beacon Eggsplorer and Family Fun Day. Taking place for two days over the Easter weekend, on the 20th and 21st April, the event guarantees good times and good vibes while families and friends hunt for Easter eggs in the Durban Botanic Gardens. Suitable for the entire family,...

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Sometimes we outgrow our clothes, sometimes our homes and other times our business premises. It wasn’t a surprise that, with its following and its amazing name, Ringside Boxing Gym found itself moving to larger premises in the Umhlali Village, where it now has the space...

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Someone recently shared with us that people want to read about stuff that is relevant or that adds value to their lives – because that’s what keeps them ‘in’ the story as opposed to flipping the page, or scrolling up (or down, or left or right…so many scroll options nowadays). So, no pressure then when it comes to writing an Editor‘s letter, right?! I was also once told that the Editor‘s letter should be about...

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The first show of the 2019 Marriott Ballito Beats Series kicked off on Friday with not one, not two but three sensational South African acts – and the Ballito crowd came out in full support, and party mode, as they always do. Opening the show for fans was local Durban busker, known simply as Mdu. Mdu’s story is one of rapid success, as he was only recently discovered by photographer Brad Hunter playing his guitar...

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It feels like it’s been ages since we last ‘spoke’ even though it’s been one edition but here we are in February and I’ve got the same feeling you get when you see your friends on the first day of school after an awesome summer holiday….giddy, excited and so much to tell you about and not enough time! Let me start with the holidays. Wow. This past December really does rank up there with some...