A look back – 25 years ago in the SUN

WITH increasing costs and the changing political climate, rationalisation within schools is under discussion by the Amanzimtoti Regional Education Forum (AREF).

AREF chairman, Mike Horton, said discussions on rationalisation had taken place.

“If there are rumours of amalgamation between schools, they are mere speculation,” he said. “The rumour stems from discussions we have had on how we can go about making a better school system for our area,” said Mr Horton.


PEOPLE of all races on the Upper South Coast wore blue ribbons and joined hands in a mutual bid for peace last Thursday, 2 September.

Throughout the Toti, Kingsburgh and County areas, work colleagues, members of the public and school children prayed for peace and sang the peace song at noon. At South African Breweries in Prospecton, staff assembled at fire points, after which the fire alarm was sounded and five minutes silence was observed.


THE manager of the Karridene Liquor Store in Illovo Beach died of a head wound after he was shot during an armed robbery last week.

The drama started when four armed men burst into the store at about 8.30am on Friday morning, 3 September.

One of the men forced the shop assistant, Peter to lie on the ground and took his watch and ring.


CLAIMS from shoppers injured in an accident when a roof partition collapsed at the Hyperama, are being attended to.

A spokesman for Toti’s largest shopping centre confirmed on Tuesday that a Department of Manpower hearing was scheduled for Wednesday afternoon and that the company’s legal advisor had met with management on Tuesday.


WIDENHAM Holiday Resort could be the second of its kind in Natal to go sectional title.

This has the effect of urging mobile home owners to buy the land on which their homes stand but they can rent ‘until the day they die’.

Owner of Widenham Holiday Resort, Frank de Villiers said meetings had been held with permanent residents of the resort.

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