Car accident on R510

06 April 2021

Northam – Three people were injured in a motor vehicle accident on the R510 near Northam on Wednesday 24 March. The accident occurred after a Chevrolet bakkie and a Chevrolet sedan collided head on. Trauma Rescue arrived on the scene and two of the injured persons were transported to Rustenburg and the third person to Thabazimbi. In case of emergency, contact Trauma Rescue Ambulance services on 086 178 9911.

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Big Brother is watching you

United in the fight against crime

31 March 2021

Northam – Northam Police captain Pieter du Plessis called a meeting with several business owners on Thursday 4 March.The purpose of the meeting was to ask business owners for financial assistance to support the operation of surveillance cameras in Northam. The cameras are already in place and yielding fruit.
The camera system is responsible for a huge breakthrough in not only preventing crimes, but also in catching criminals from as far as Rooiberg as they pass through Northam. 

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Security guard murdered…

31 March 2021

Lephalale – Police in Lephalale have arrested a 39-year-old suspect in connection with the murder of a 40-year-old security guard. Matshembe Maphambanyene’s body was discovered in the guard room at the weigh bridge along the N11 road next to the Groblersbrug border post on Friday 19 March.

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Sylvia oorleef gru ongeluk

29 March 2021

Thabazimbi – Sylvia van der Berg en ‘n passasier was betrokke in ‘n ernstige motorongeluk op die Marakele-pad op Sondag 14 Maart. Sy was besig om te bestuur (rigting Marakele) toe haar motor se band bars. Die voertuig het begin rol en Sylvia is in die proses uit die kar geslinger. Haar sleutelbeen is gebreek en sy het ‘n hoofwond opgedoen asook verskeie snye oor haar gesig wat steke moes kry. Die passasier het gelukkig slegs geringe beserings opgedoen maar is getraumatiseerd.

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VLU Strewe-tak kuier in Lephalale

29 March 2021

Setaria – Die Vroue Landbou Unie (VLU) Strewe-tak het die Bosveldstreek mini-konferensie te Lephalale bygewoon op Donderdag 11 Maart. Die samesyn is deur die VLU-bestuur aangebied en was die ideale geleentheid vir lede van die streek om saam te kuier. 

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Curiosity collared the elephant

12 March 2021

Zeerust – WhatsApp groups dedicated to conservation in the North West province were pinging on Wednesday 10 March as wildlife vet and Tshwane University of Technology lecturer Dr Paul Bartels shared details of an elephant that had been spotted with a tyre around its neck at the Rietfontein Game Farm, north of Zeerust by he Braklaagte-Lekubu community.

 

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Knapgedaan!

12 March 2021

Thabazimbi – Bosveld Misdaad Ondersoeke, Matlabas Plaaswag, Thabazimbi Speurdiens en ander polisie eenhede het op Vrydag 6 Maart inligting opgevolg rakende ‘n huisroof in  Makoppa.

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Good hearts: be careful! 

12 March 2021

Thabazimbi – National Crime Assist head Ben Almero has uncovered cases where scammers are serving a life sentence in a South African prison. The scammers target the agricultural community, known for their generous hearts, and phones an unsuspecting person to ask for help.

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LONELY DEATH?

04 March 2021

Lephalale – The body of an unknown male was found in the middle of the road near Lephalale on Monday 22 February.

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Killed trying to protect a friend

24 February 2021

Brits – The senseless murder of Dieter Grabie (22) of Brits who was stabbed to death when he pulled his friend Chris Malan (19) out of the way of five knife-wielding attackers, is hard to digest.   

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