Local Information for Wilderness

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STREEKSNUUS - Een van die studente van Skydive Oudtshoorn, me. Surene Bruwer is ernstig beseer nadat sy in ’n boom te lande gekom het tydens haar eerste valskermsprong.
Bruwer is ’n bemarker vir Roete 62 en is op Bonnievale woonagtig.


Seacom repairs delayed

Johannesburg – It will take another 10 days to repair the damaged parts of the Seacom data cable, lying nearly 5km deep off Africa's east coast.

The weather, the depth of the fault and the parts needed are all delaying the repair process, said Seacom. July 22 was the earliest date by which repairs could be completed.

The undersea cable has been out of operation since Monday July 5, and has been disrupting international internet operations.


Timberlake Organic Village - Wilderness

timberlake farm stall and organic food

Our Timberlake farm stall and organic food stalls is definitely family fun stop. We offer quality and quantity food and dishes. We have arts & craft , clothing and decor , health and beauty shops.


Event Date: 
30/10/2010 (All day)

Now in its 10th year, the Merrell Eden Duo is fast becoming SA’s top adventure race. The race is presented around the scenic Wilderness area, near George in the Southern Cape.
The race offers 50km, 150km and 200km race distances for teams of 2 members participating in either, male, female, mixed, veteran or 4-member relay categories. All races start on Saturday, 30 October 2010. Participants can expect exciting disciplines such as trail running, mountain biking, paddling and basic navigation.


Our leftover medicines are spawning drug-resistant "bacterial monsters"

Our leftover medicines are spawning drug-resistant "bacterial monsters" that thrive inside sharks, scientists say.

The finding suggests antibiotics such as penicillin may be leaching into the environment and spurring drug-resistant bacteria to evolve and multiply in the oceans.

(See: "Drug-Resistant Bacteria Found in Wild Arctic Birds.")

"Bacteria have sex, basically. They can transfer genetic material," said study leader Mark Mitchell, professor of veterinary clinical medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Road closures due to snow

There are several road closures in the Western and Eastern Cape and sleet has been reported on the N3 between Mooi River and Nottingham Road. Travelers to the Drakensburg in the Eastern Cape should check the accessibility of road on their planned route before travelling.

Make sure that you have sufficient fuel in your car and a blanket or two in case of getting stuck at the roadside.

A list of the routes affected:


The worst noise polluter of them all is......

Now, new tests have shown that the instrument is so loud, they pose a mare immediate health risk to fans and players. The long, plastic, trumpet-shaped vuvuzela was found to emit an ear piercing noise of


Butterfly Poem

I caught a little wormy
a crawling up a tree.
He wiggled here
he wiggled there
he wiggled right at me.
I put him in a shoebox
and told him STAY RIGHT THERE.
But when I opened up the box
a butterfly was there.
I don't know how it happened
I couldn't if I tried
cause only the great Lord above
can make a butterfly.


Confucius say,

Confucius say,
"If you are in a book store and cannot find the book for which you search, you are obviously in the.....


Pc and screen for sale Garden Route

Hi im selling my pc 3ghz cpu (2x cpus) hyperthreaded 120gig Hardrive dvd writer combo 6800gt gfx card tv tuner card 512 mb DDR2 ram wifi card and a 18inch acer flat LCD monitor Pc and screen in IMMACULATE cond I want R2100 for everything or make me an offer.postage free within a radius of 1500km from me Im located PLETTENBERG BAY western cape kind regards Johnathan

Homebakecx Product list in support of Operation Teddy bear care

Chocolate cake round iced (butter icing) R50,00
Chocolate cake round iced (ganache) R80,00
Chocolate cake slices butter icing R6,00
Chocolate cake slices ganace icing R10,00
Chocolate Swiss roll jam/butter icing R30,00..


Soccer Art & Craft Competition

Timberlake has launched a Soccer Art and Craft competition for the Garden Route.

What you have to do: 1 Create a Ball, of soccer ball size, out of any material.
2 Decorate the Ball with a Soccer theme.

Who can enter: Anybody on the Garden Route can enter and we encourage young artists to get involved.

Prizes will be awarded for: 1 Best overall Design;
2 Best Visual Impact;
3 Best Eco-Ball.

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