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Its time to become litigious !!
I have never been an admirer of litigious societies, but I think the time has come in Zimbabwe.
2) Notices and Event
OUTDOOR COOKING COMPETITION
CHRISTMAS IN THE AFRICAN BUSH
SAT 20TH NOV 2010
VENUE : SUBURBS SQUASH CLUB (20 PAULING ROAD)
ENTRANCE : $5.00 PER ADULT $2.00 CHILDREN U12, SUBURBS SQUASH (PAID UP) MEMBERS FREE
STARTING FROM : 8AM (you may start when you want - depends on your meal)
JUDGING TIME : 3PM (JUDGES TO BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE)
ENTRY FEE : $40 PER TEAM TEAMS OF 2-4 (RESPONSIBLE FOR PREPARATION, COOKING & CLEANING - NO ADDITIONAL ASSISTANCE PERMITTED) TEAMS MUST SUPPLY OWN EQUIPMENT, TABLES, GAZEBOS, BIN BAGS, WOOD OR GAS ETC NO ELECTRICITY ALLOWED CASH PRIZES TO BE WON FOR BEST MEAL, BEST PRESENTED TEAM AS PER THEME COOKING SPACE ALLOCATIONS (4M x 4M) - FIRST ENTRIES, FIRST CHOICE MEALS & WARES CAN BE SOLD TO THE PUBLIC (JUST KEEP SOME FOR THE JUDGES) SUBURBS XMAS FUN DOUBLES SQUASH COMPETITION WILL BE ON THE SAME DAY PLAYERS DO NOT HAVE TO COOK AS WELL UNLESS THEY WOULD LIKE TO TIMES & FORMAT OF THE SQUASH TOURNAMENT TO BE ANNOUNCED AT A LATER DATE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION : PLEASE CONTACT CERI - 0712 621 723 / firstname.lastname@example.org
ISLAND HOSPICE GOLF COMPETITION
Just a reminder that Island Hospice are holding a fund raising Golf Competition at Hornung Park Saturday 30 October, 4 ball, better ball, Stapleford, own pairs. Entries please phone Paul Kruger: 231180 or Graham Morris:243114
LOTS of prizes. Borewors rolls sold throughout the day. PLEASE support this worthy cause
PROPOSED QUIZ QUESTIONS SESSIONS FOR SENIOR CITIZENS AND ANYBODY ELSE INTERESTED.
In March this year a quiz questions session took place in the beautiful surroundings of the Hillside Dams Conservancy.
Following this I got the idea to try and organise some more of these events and I put a write-up in the Morning Mirror calling for contact persons at the various senior citizens' complexes. Unfortunately nothing much transpired and being a senior citizen myself I lack the means and the energy to call on these places myself. I therefore now appeal to JUNIOR residents living close to any complexes to act as go-between to keep contact with me (e-mail) and the old folk. Please let me have your particulars !!! (Don't worry about ID number or your tax reference.......) I have discovered a very attractive and suitable place in Pembroke Place in Hillside not far off the Matopos Road.
Entry will be free and the restaurant there will provide tea/coffee to pensioners (only) at subsidised prices. The provisional date for the proposed session is Tuesday 16th November.
(It will have to be a week-day away from the busy week-end).
Time 10 - 12 am.
Directions to Pembroke Place are as follows:
From town proceed on the Matopos Road towards Cresta Churchill, turn left into either Pembroke Road of Napier Avenue and follow to the end of the road. Anybody is welcome to attend. The more the merrier,whatever age. It would be appreciated if younger people with vacant seats in their cars would give lifts to seniors without transport. Now I am signing off and am going to wait and see what happens. Yours, Dick Wisselo (a.k.a. Wiseowls) e-mail : email@example.com
Bulawayo Power Boat Club
invites members and non-members to our Annual Halloween Party/Fireworks Display on the 30th October 2010. Day events include ski-show, boat rides and "Trick or Treating" for kiddies. Evening events include Fireworks display and Disco with DJ Frank. Prizes for the best dressed. Camping facilities, full bar and catering available. Entrance = SAR100.00 Adult, children U12 = SAR50.00 each. No Cooler-boxes Please. Any queries please contact Kara Conradie 0712424375
BULAWAYO MOTORING CLUB
SOUND OFF COMPETITION SATURDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2010
VENUE: BREEDON EVERARD RACEWAY, FALLS ROAD
COMPETITOR REGISTRATION $15 PER VEHICLE FROM 12 NOON
PRIZES AND TROPHIES TO BE WON GOT SOUND???....BRING IT!!! GATES OPEN 12 NOON GATE ENTRY $5 PER PERSON FULL BAR AND CATERING
PAB AND THE ACADEMY
COLIN CARR (CELLO), THOMAS SAUER (PIANO)
Tuesday 26 October at 7.30 p.m. in the Robert Sibson Hall
Colin Carr is one of the world's great cellists who should be well remembered from his two visits around ten years ago. He goes from Zimbabwe to play in New York, Washington, Philadelphia and the Concertgebouw, Amsterdam with the same programme which includes music by Mendelssohn: and Beethoven. Admission: $10.00 & $5.00/ R70.00 & R35.00 [free to Red Carpet members and subscribers]
WAR AND PEACE
Thursday 28 October at 7.00 p.m. in the Robert Sibson Hall
The final episodes of this outstanding serialisation of Tolstoy's great novel. Admission: $3.00 / R20.00
TO ALL 1983 - 2010 GIRLS' COLLEGE LEAVERS
We invite you to a family Braai : Social.
When: 1st December 2010
Where: "Under the BIG TREE"
Time: 5pm onwards.
We would love to see you, catch up, network, re-connect, and just have a good time! Braai packs and drinks will be available R.S.V.P - TO THE SCHOOL OFFICE ON: TELEPHONE 258118/9 OR EMAIL - firstname.lastname@example.org Or: cell phone to John Ncube : 0772 245560 Land line:
SATURDAY 4 DECEMBER 2010 - THREE HOUR ENDURANCE RACE
COMPETITORS FROM SOUTH AFRICA, BOTSWANA, HARARE AND BULAWAYO SCRATCH RACES FOLLOWED BY THREE HOUR FROM 3 PM TO 6 PM FURTHER DETAILS TO FOLLOW ENQUIRIES: LEONORA 0712 609431
You are invited to Attend the following workshops:
29th Oct Fri.
Managing Anger Constructively
27th Oct evening
Power of Feelings
18th - 19th Nov Thurs Fri
Living More Fully in My daily Life
12th -13th Nov Fri Sat
Discovering The Core of My Identity
Follow-up Groups and Individual Accompaniment (PRH Helping Relationship) are also available. Contact: Bernadette M. Terry Licensed PRH Educator, Counsellor Centre for Adult Growth & Development Burnside,Bulawayo Tel: 09 241224 Fax: 09 79234 Cell: 0712 221 443 Email: email@example.com
DO YOU THINK YOUR BABY IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL LITTLE THING YOU HAVE EVER SEEN.....
THEN YOU WILL NEED TO ENTER HIM/HER INTO
BULAWAYO S BEST BABY
COMPETITION. THREE AGE CATEGORIES: 0-12 MNTHS, 12-24 MNTHS AND 24 - 36 MNTHS. WATCH THIS SPACE FOR DETAILS, ENTRY FORMS AND POSTERS WILL BE UP IN BULAWAYO SOON... All these entry proceeds will be for Island Hospice.. "looking after those who cannot look after themselves"....
CBC U16 20/20
Join us for a weekend of cricket and see Zimbabwe's talent
battle it out. Saturday 30 October 2010 and Sunday 31 October 2010.
Raffle tickets on sale, food and catering will be on offer during the day. Enquiries please call; Kerry on 0912 768 669
QUEEN MARY HOUSE BUMPER CHRISTMAS "FARMERS MARKET"
Queen Mary House will again be hosting a "Farmers Market" at the Zonk'izizwe Shopping Complex in Bradfield on the 4th December 2010. We would like to make this a real Christmas affair with Father Christmas and lots of stalls selling Christmas gifts and goodies. If you would like to book a stall please contact Maureen on Tel 241057, Cell 0912246213 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Stalls will be R100 each which will go to Queen Mary House for the aged.
Bulawayo is the first to welcome distinguished songwriter GARTH TAYLOR to Zimbabwe.
His unique style has made him one of South Africa's most renowned vocalists and performers. He has created a first-class band with whom he performs around South Africa and abroad. Garth's dedication and experience give him tremendous presence on stage.Crowds experience a memorable experience at every performance. Passionate and talented, his strong vocal delivery and energetic shows draw crowds wherever he performs. Garth always finds the time to help raise funds and awareness for foundations that care for abused women and children.This concert will be supporting Musasa Project for abused women and Sandra Jones Children's Village. Come and join the party , together with DJ Frank
Friday 26th November 2010 at Bulawayo Amphitheatre from 6.00pm.
Tickets $15 - Show starts 8.30pm Food and bar
THE CHURCH OF THE ASCENSION FETE
November 6th 2010
Come and enjoy time with us in the beautiful gardens of the parish grounds. Many stalls with enticing and interesting articles for sale! Tea garden with scrumptious eats Bar service and tasty meal treats Delicious sheep on the spit
If you would like to book a stall, please contact Pam Greenway on (09) 231358
Old Miltonians will be holding a Bingo evening in the Club Hall on Friday 29th October starting at 7.00 pm.
Entrance will be US$1.00 and there will be lots of prizes to be won. Come one and all to enjoy a fun filled evening!
CBC CHARITY FESTIVAL AND ZIMFEST*********
27 NOVEMBER 2010*******************
It is going on at CBC's Charity Festival and Zimfest!!!!
It promises to be a day filled with plenty to do for the whole family with a "Barney Workshop' for the little ones, Air Pistol competition, Fun Factory, Obstacle Course, Paint Ball, Celtic Games and loads more for all ages moving onto the Zimfest with Frank Reynolds in the evening. There will be plenty of stalls for you to find the perfect Christmas Presents. Leather goods, preserves, candy floss, ice cream and so much more!
Rest for a while have a cup of tea and be mesmerised by Bulawayo's talent!! 'Finalists from the Kids have Talent ', CBC's famous "Gumbooters", singing, musical instruments will be entertaining you throughout the afternoon. Enjoy our international flavours of food with Boerewors & Steak rolls, Portuguese Chicken, Italian delights, Sizzling Curries, Good old Sadza and stew to name a few. FULL BAR AND CATERING THROUGHOUT!!!
Remember if you are a Charity and wish to use their opportunity to raise much needed funds, stalls are for free. Public stalls are still available so don't dilly dally and give our ladies a call. For details on Stalls, Charity or Public, contact: Anwen - 0712614045 Kerry - 0772768669 DON'T MISS THE FUN AND COME AND JOIN US****
TUPPERWARE* invites you to a *"STOP 'N SHOP"*
Monday 1st November 11am to 6pm
Dutch Reformed Church Hall George Silundika / 14th Ave
A wide variety of off range and current products, bright new trendy colours and units to store or freeze all your needs at amazingly low prices !!!!! Take this opportunity to stock up or buy Christmas gifts early, come and re-invent your kitchen or home with our new:- *Store, serve and mix range, for everyday use *Indoor and Outdoor Handy collection for braai's and fun days *Modular space saver range for easy storage *Microwave reheatable containers for instant and versatile cooking *New Beginnings range of children's feeding bowls and educational toys Don't miss out on this once a year opportunity See you there! All Tupperware distributed by Pezulu Sales Enquiries :- Tina or Ken Booth tel 246605 or email email@example.com
Invites you to an WOMEN IN MIND programme.
Yeah! It is Christmas time again, a time to reflect over the past year and look forward to a new tomorrow. So lets get together, with our partners and friends and take to the North Pole for dinner and some great entertainment and to hear from Dave Adams.
Date: Saturday 6 November 2010
Time: 6 pm
Venue: Farmers Hall ZITF Grounds
Cost: US$ 35.00 per person
Please book and buy your air ticket from the following outlets. We have limited seating so please plan early to avoid disappointment. Clinique Caress / Hillside Hardware / Vignes Book Shop / Belmont Filling Station For any enquiries please don't hesitate to call us CATHY 241893 / 0772252393 MOREEN 886354 / 0772382362 SANDY 241808 / 0733421500 SANDRA 66772 / 0772262218 LYNETTE 0772381027
The Art Grove Coffee Shop
The Art Grove Coffee Shop is situated within the National Art Gallery of Bulawayo. We are offering Corporate, outside catering and d cor services. No event is too big or too small, menus to suite your budget and style.
Open from: Monday - Saturday
Time: 9 am - 5 pm
For further information please contact John Daines on 09 - 70126 or cell 0722 383 810 Seb Daines 0755 994 013 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
DUTCH REFORMED CHURCH MONTHLY MINI BAZAAR.
FRIDAY 29TH October, 2010 AT 5PM
DRC CHURCH HALL GEO SILUNDIKA /13TH AVENUE.
MARTIE AND HER TEAM WILL BE MAKING BOEREWORS ROLLS FROM OUR FAMOUS BOERIES,CHICKEN FILLED PITA BREADS AND OF COURSE PANNEKOEK!!! (PANCAKES) ORIGINAL RECIPE MELKTERT $5 EA AND KOEKSISTERS $5 PER PACKET. TEAS, COFFEE AND COLDDRINKS WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE. TABLES INCLUDE, GUS AND ALTA WITH THEIR EVER POPULAR "BACON CRAZY" PRODUCTS, BEN AND RUDOLPH WITH THEIR CANDELABRA, WINNIE WITH HER TREASURE TROVE OF SWEETS, SUZIES WELL KNOW COMPOST, LIQUID FERTILIZER,AND PLANTS. HANDMADE CHRISTMAS CARDS A NEW ADDITION IS SANDALS, JEWELLERY AND BABY CLOTHES. BRING YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS ALONG FOR SOME WEEKEND SHOPPING , A DELICIOUS BITE AND CUP OF TEA ETC, AND ENJOY THE EVENING WITH US. WE THANK OUR REGULAR CUSTOMERS FOR THEIR INVALUABLE SUPPORT AND LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING NEW FACES.GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
3) Roses And Raspberries
WAKE UP PARENTS:
I do not under any circumstances claim to be the perfect parent, I also do not claim to "Know it all" when it comes to teenagers, in fact, the only thing I know about teenagers is that I was once one myself! All I know is that things are a whole lot different to when I was once a teenager. I have a lot of friends who have teenage children, and they are exactly that.. CHILDREN! So why is it that I find a good 30% of the local "watering holes" are filled with children under the age of 18!
I ask myself "WHERE ARE THE PARENTS"! WHAT ARE THEY THINKING!. Have they forgotten that Bars and Pubs are NO UNDER 18!
I Have on many occasion asked the owners of these Bars and Pubs WHY are they serving these children and I always get the same answer "We need the money, and the parents are dishing it out"! I am a 26 year old mother of a 10month old baby and I FEAR for my child's future!. I will, and am not ashamed to admit that I have a very healthy social life, HOWEVER, I know that my babies grandparents are more than capable of babysitting and in actual fact, it is much better that my child is in a safe and homely environment than at the pub. For all you who bring your 10yr old and younger children to the pub after 7pm, BE ASHAMED! That is ridiculous. That poor child should be fed and in bed by that time, even if it is a Friday and there is no school the next day!
EXTREMELY CONCERNED MOTHER
Once again, prices are creeping up in Zimbabwe. Every week, your dollar buys you less. Shop owners are entirely to blame, they should stop being so greedy by trying to make a quick buck: it is better to have a fast turnover with smaller profit margins than big profits and slow turnover. Inflation is on the up and this time it will not be as easily rectified as was the case with the Zim dollar. So when staff start demanding wage increases to keep up with price hikes, local traders will be to blame. Making a mistake is not the mistake, repeating it is.
Mrs Edna Ibbotson will be turning 101 on Wednesday 3rd November!
The residents, staff and Board of Edith Duly Nursing Home will be holding a tea party to celebrate this wonderful occasion in her honour. Would her friends please contact the Home on (09) 203022 or send an email to email@example.com
HAPPY BIRTHDAY "IBBY" you are truly a Grande Dame!
CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs Ibby on her 101st Birthday!
Well done, Mrs Ibby .......what an achievement. We are so proud of you. Lots of love and congratulations from Claire, Colin and Va Anyone who would like to send Mrs Ibby an email for her birthday please send it c/o firstname.lastname@example.org and I will print it out for her.
5) Condolences/In Memorium/Wreath Funds
Emmett, Jim. Our sincere and heartfelt condolences to Jo, Robbie, Tom and family on the passing of our life long friend and colleague Jim - a humble and modest man with a special magic sense of humour. We had many good laughs together. Jim died peacefully at his home in England on the 12th with his beloved Jo, at his side. As always, Jim fought a good battle - may his dear soul now rest in peace. Jo, Robbie and Tom our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time.
Basil and Jill.
Bing, David. Sincere condolences to Carol, Andrew, Mark and families on the very sad passing of Dave. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Basil and Jill.
It was with huge sadness that I learned today of the passing of Lynne Lombard, wife to Boet. I remember the Lombard family when I lived and worked in Plumtree in the mid-1980s.
My sympathies to Boet and the family.
Robb WJ Ellis
Mandebvhu NTL email@example.com
Lombard Lynne. Remembering the good times together.Deepest sympathy to Boet and family.
From Roy,Phyl and Family
Joann Barbara Emerton (nee McKellar), late of Bulawayo and Fish Hoek, Cape, passed away in Basingstoke, England on 11th October 2010 aged 92. Beloved husband of Stanley and mother to sons David, Jonathan and Peter. A loving, caring grandmother and great grandmother who will be sadly missed by all the family, relatives and friends throughout the world.
What a wonderful, considerate, energetic lady; gone to rest. We have such wonderful memories of every time we all saw each other, especially at the Lodge. Our thoughts are with you, Boet and all the family.
Carol and Graham Mackenzie.
Dog Training will resume on Sunday the 5th of September 2010 and will continue weekly for the school term. Beginners will commence at 07:30 am and advanced at 08:30 am.
Venue: Girls College Hockey Field
Boxer pup or young dog/bitch wanted by December/early January. A very good cross-breed would be looked at, but it must be a reliable breed that is good with children.
If you have or know of anyone who may be able to help us please contact Ferguson . Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0712666581
The pup must be able to travel across borders, so the mother's papers will need to be in order or the pup have its own papers. i.e. valid current rabies certificate.
7) Guardian Angels, Donations and Wish Lists
Needed ...."mouse mats" & a mouse (as used by a computer & it need not be modern, - an elderly one will do !! )
Please will you also have a look for any old 'mouse mats' that you no longer need, either at home or at work. These are for use by disadvantaged children - who will have such a glow on their faces at being given some second hand computers.
email@example.com 241957 or 0773516107 Many thanks...I can collect them, should you be able to help.
"Family Bible Foundation is a small religious organisation established to distribute Bibles whilst not forgetting the needs of the poor (Galatians 2:10). Having no overheads donations received will not be used in administration costs and can also be considered as tithes. We are seeking funds to help Edith Duly Nursing Home and to help a young girl attend a Christian school. We are hoping to receive donations from both locally and abroad. Our banking details are as follows:
Name - Family Bible Foundation
Bank - Barclays Bank of Zimbabwe Ltd
Branch - Main Street, Bulawayo
Branch number - 2307
Account number - 1116603
Swift code -BARCZWHX
We will keep donors updated through Morning Mirror on how much funds were received, how it was used and the effect the donations have made. Donations made so far have been from the committee and has been used in keeping the bank account open, $200 to Edith Duly and $100 towards sending a young girl to her christian school convention where she received two gold medals."
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of EDITH DULY NURSING HOME, Bulawayo will take place on Thursday 28th October 2010 at 14:30, at the Home. Members of the public are welcome at attend. For further information please contact (09) 203022
GUARDIAN ANGELS OF EDITH DULY NURSING HOME THIS WEEK
Mike and Shirley Strever - SA
FOOD 4 HOMES
GEES FRUIT & VEG
MASIYEPHAMBILI PRIMARY SCHOOL
MR LEE - ZIM/BOTS CHRISTIAN MISSION
SHEILA AND LIONEL FROST - AUS
Needed ...."mouse mats" & a mouse (it need not be modern, - an elderly one will do !! ) Please will you also have a look for any old 'mouse mats' that you no longer need, either at home or at work. These are for use by disadvantaged children - who will have such a glow on their faces at being given some second hand computers.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (09) 241957 or 0773516107
FAMILY FUN DAY - IN AID OF WILLEM DE WET
Willem needs to urgently have a hip replacement operation in December 2010. Willem broke his hip in May 2008 and has had three operations since then,these operations have however been unsuccessful. Willem is now practically in a wheel chair and he is in constant pain,this man has been through alot in the last two years..
We as a family have to raise USD$12,372.47 for him to have this operation. As you all know this has to be paid up front,we are appealing to the public to assist us in raising this money. If anyone would like to see the quotation they are most welcome to pop in at my office - ( Mrs. De Wet -Hartsfield Rugby Club).
We as a family along with some of our friends will be having a FAMILY FUN DAY. The Dutch Reform Church will be administering all monies raised,if you would like to give a donation please contact Hester Venter on 246634 (Afternoons) or Cell 0772 842 779. We will also be grateful if anyone could donate prizes towards our competitions,if anyone is able to help with these prize donations you can drop them off at Hartsfield Rugby Club or please contact the following and we will collect : Wendy Holder 09-226955 ( Home all day),Hester Venter 09-246634 (Afternoons) or 0772 842 779 .
FAMILY FUN DAY - HARTSFIELD RUGBY CLUB 20th NOVEMBER 2010
Come and have loads of fun gates open from 8am
Anyone wanting to register a team for any of the following events can call in at Hartsfield Rugby Club or contact Hester Venter before Wednesday 17th November 2010,Registration fee USD$10.00 per team Touch Rugby,Volleyball,Tug-of-War,Ten legged Race.....there will also be egg & spoon race,sack race,egg throwing,water slide,Fancy dress competition for the kiddies at USD$5 per child..
There are stalls available at R100.00 or USD$14.00 - if you would like to book a stall please contact Wendy Holder 09 - 226955 or Hester Venter 246634(Afternoons) or Cell 0772 842 779 or you can pop in and see Mrs. De Wet at Hartsfield Club We will also be having a sheep on raffle - USD$10.00 per ticket the draw will take place on the 20th November at Hartsfield. There will be cheap beers & cokes on sale,the kiosk will have burgers,boerewors rolls and samooas on sale for those who are feeling a bit hungry. Gate entrance: Adults USD$5 children under 12 -USD$2
8) Bulawayo News
EXTINCTION IS FOREVER
'An incredible true story of an amazingly brave woman whose passion and love for the wild fights for the survival of the rhino, an endangered animal of Africa, with nothing but a bicycle and a menacing horse who became her best friend. Julie Anne Edwards takes us on a fearless journey of passion, madness and love. Covering Europe and down into the continent of Africa meeting extraordinary people who admired her strength and purpose. This book is not just about animals or a biography, this is a cry from the animals, Julie Anne is their voice.'
GET YOUR COPY OF THIS REMARKABLE BOOK FROM MOST UP MARKET BOOK SHOPS IN SOUTH AFRICA.
SOUTH AFRICAN EMBASSY VIST
The South African Embassy officials will be in Bulawayo from the 1st to the 4th November at the Portland Cement offices on the corner of 13th Ave and Main Street
Accommodation for Students : Pretoria
I can assist with finding suitable accommodation for your son / daughter in Pretoria - either to rent or to buy.
Kindly email me on :
Lindy.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
9) Gossip Column
Located on the border of the industrial estates of Bulawayo between 13th Avenue and Josiah Chinamano Road is a fantastic
National Railways Museum
well worth a day's visit. It was officially opened on 4th November 1972.
If one is up for a brisk walk, it is enjoyable and after passing beneath a road, a path leads one to the museum. On its approach it looks like an original station and its neatness, tranquillity and displays are impressive. It is very affordable being ZAR20/adult and photographs are allowed. The only downside is the lack of souvenir and refreshment shops. There is neither any verbal commentary nor audio- impressions. The British, in their quest for the colonisation of Africa found it essential that a railroad be constructed. Cecil John Rhodes realised the importance of rail communication and for Rhodesia he envisaged two outlets to the sea. Work began in 1892 from Fontesvilla to Umtali in September 1892, and from Vryburg to Bulawayo in May 1893. Both were completed in October 1897 and February 1898, respectively. The railway network grew rapidly reaching mining areas. Prior to this the only means of transportation was the ox-wagon. The first train arrived in Bulawayo on 4th November 1897.
From 1st October 1936 the Rhodesia Railways Ltd. became the owners of the entire railway system in Rhodesia and Zambia and the Vryburg-Bulawayo section. On 1st April 1947 the Rhodesian Government acquired the assets of the Rhodesia Railways Ltd. and on 1st November 1949 the Railway became a statutory body. The name was altered to the National Railways of Zimbabwe on 1st May 1980.
There was an idea in the minds of the railway historic society that a small steam locomotive be established in a running shed on the museum grounds so that trains from yesterday can be run during special times of celebration or events. Sadly, this was never to materialise.
It is unfortunate though that there are a number of things missing including the old Rhodesian notes, medals and cups and much of the Royal utensils and cutlery. Some furniture is broken. It seems also that breaches in the fence have allowed people access to the carriages at night, and one old carriage was burnt down. Most of the carriages are in urgent need of repair, re-painting/varnishing and mopping.
I maybe wrong but I remember Christian Vigne at another location, I think it was in eight avenue. That was during the 1950's. My Dad was an avid reader, reading at lunchtime and also when he got home in the time before supper. Besides swopping books at work and buying/exchanging books secondhand from the 'Basement Bookmart in the lower Carlton Arcade, he would regularly visit, the Public Library, the Railway Club Library and Christian Vignes. I well remember the shop for the smell of coffee and the sight of people sitting around and reading!
Funny the older you get the more like your parents you become. On occasion he would pick up one of his books and put it down just as quickly with the explanation that he had read it already, having borrowed it previously. I often wondered as to how that was possible, now I confess that on occasion I do the same myself!
"An interesting fact about October 2010:
This OCT. has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, all in 1 month. It happens once in 823 years. These are considered money bags months Based on Chinese fengshui."
July 2011 will have 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, all in 1 month??? :o)
HeeHoo is a philistine how can he prefer one of those electric thingies to the joy of holding a book, curled up somewhere comfy and turning the pages and disappearing into the magic world of words...I so enjoy a good read and go to the library here every week for a bunch of books to take home and sometimes shut my eyes and pick an unknown author just to see what they are like - sometimes they are yukh but most times they open a world into something new..I read anything biographies etc etc as well as fiction.
Christian Vigne was a wonderful shop in my day too - I found my first battered copy in their sale section funnily enough for the beginning of the Morland Dynasty - a historical fiction thing but written around the correct history of the time and now I am about to read the 33rd one here ! I battled to get them through the sanctions era but had a cousin in UK who stomped around on my behalf, reading them herself first...and the author promised to bring it right into the now time and she is doing fine on that score. I write to her now too...real chatty patty with my fingers I am. I am so glad to know it is still a vibrant bookshop -- my absolute favourite place to be..
I love your newspaper and its a joy when it pops in..so thank you again
10) Personal Column
"Prayer requests" : If anyone is in need of prayer for any problem - please contact "Nola" on 241379 during the following times:
10 a.m. - 12.00 mornings except Sunday Mornings, and 7.30 - 9. 30 p.m. any evening except Wednesday evenings. "
Care Workers Wanted
Full time work in the UK Care workers required with British or EU Passports to care. Full accommodation and meals provided free of charge. Salary 65.00 or R 710.00 or US$ 110.00 per day Email: email@example.com for vetting Purposes. Age limit from 21 years to 68 years
Male or female
The Rhodesian Grey Scouts Reunion
November 13, 2010
Guest of Honour
Houghton Regis Town Mayor Councillor Robin Hines.
Proudly on 13th November 2010 the Rhodesian Grey's Scouts Regiment will celebrate their regimental reunion in Houghton Regis Dunstable United Kingdom with a full military band and procession through the High St., culminating in a flag lowering ceremony on the Village green. Many of the units Commanding Officers will be present and maybe for the last time the Grey's flag will be proudly lowered to finally rest as the whispers of those who sacrificed their lives for their country are remembered by those of us that remain. The march will begin at 11.00am on Saturday morning and finish with the flag ceremony on the Green and a regimental luncheon served to all those in attendance at a cost of 8.50Gbp at around 12.00pm and then its off to the pub to damp the dust. All those Grey's in attendance please dress smart and if you have a beret please use it as this is our sign of the pride we hold in the history of our unit. If you need regimental ties they can be purchased on the Grey's website. We welcome all the related families and friends and special invited guests to our parade on the day and I'm sure old friendships will be rekindled. Many berets and badges have been bought and those that still need better jump in quick as things are running out fast. Thanks to everyone who has helped make this an event to look forward to and if you need any further help or assistance the number to call is below. We are looking forward to a great day to be shared by all. The cutoff date to buy kit for the parade is October 12th.
Transport to the venue from various places and for the satnav Post code Lu55ga Venue is around the corner on the Green
Buses from the airports (Greenline Coaches ) to Luton bus station and trains to Leagrave Station Luton. Further Information Contact Neville 01582-867151 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Hotels in the area- Premier Inn 08701 977083 and Travelodge Hotel 0871 984 6355 Hamba Gashle guys see you soon.
"Christmas is coming - the geese are getting fat,
Please put a penny in the old man's hat.
If you haven't got a penny then a farthing will do.
If you haven't got a farthing, then God Bless You."
Looking for something as a Christmas present? Then what about a copy of "One Man in his Time", Peter Rollason's
anecdotal biography? Stories of events, people and happenings over more than 60 years.
Available at $10 from Peter himself (tel; 420417), Hillside Pharmacy or the Zimbabwe Academy of Music.
11) Gweru And Harare News
12) Wining And Dining
100 Marimba Road, Matsheumhlope
While you wait for your freshly made wood oven pizza from Wed to Sat 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., you are invited to view the paintings at leisure.
100 Marimba, Matsheumhlope Bulawayo
Contact Franz 286628 or 0712413005 for your pizzas
THE STABLE WINERY THE COACH HOUSE THE FALCON VILLAGE
23 FALCON STREET BELMONT BULAWAYO
0772 258 531 email@example.com
BEYERSKLOOF PINOTAGE 1.5 LITRE MAGNUM - $18.40 PIERRE JOURDAN BRUT CHAMPAGNE 1.5 LITRE MAGNUM - $ 26.50 QUAGGA RIDGE ROSE 750ML - $4.20 WE SUPPLY: SAFARI CAMPS HOTELS RESTAURANTS PRIVATE FUNCTIONS WEDDINGS CHRISTMAS PARTIES OVER 70 WINE ESTATES TO CHOOSE FROM! THE STABLE WINERY 0772 258 531
26 on Park
"For the finer things in life"
All new summer menu at 26 on park plus great new category specials to be had. For bookings Greg Friend 0776243564 Greg Paymans 0775901120 Andre Hall 0713196196
Opening times: Monday to saturday 8am to 4.30pm Dinner Wednesday to Saturday 6.45pm to 11.00pm Available for functions,Corporate lunches,Small weddings,Staff Christmas parties,Breakfasts,Brunches,Bistro Lunches,Dinners,Outside Catering,Takeaways and anything else you want,we'll do with pleasure. Deluxe summer salads Biltong spiced rare roast beef salad 6.50 Tangy chicken salad 7.00 Caesar salad 6.00 chicken caesar 7.00 Green garden salad with mozzarella 5.00 Satay chicken and noodle salad,asian veg and caramelized nuts 7.00 Gourmet open sandwiches on fresh ciabatta or bagel served with serious side salad Cuban steak sarmie-beef fillet,jalepeno's,sauteed onions,fried egg 9.00 Humus, olive,rocket and pepperdews 6.50 Chicken and homemade mayo 7.00 Smoked salmon and cream cheese 7.00 Portuguese peri-peri chicken & yoghurt 6.90 Rare roast beef ,horse radish creamcheese & blushed tomato 7.00 Bistro lunches to die for served with fine chips and salad The classic dagwood-200g beef pattie,bacon,fried egg,ham,cheddar and relish 12.00 BBQ beef burger-200g beef pattie,all the frills and fuss with super tasty bbq basting 8.50 old english style fish and chips,salad and sauce gribiche 11.00 Homemade chicken and mushroom pie,chips and salad 9.00 Basil pesto and pinenut pasta with shaved hard cheese 7.00 add chicken 9.00 Vietnamese pork stir fry with glass noodles & Asian veg 10.00 Lemon,garlic butter prawns on scented cou-cous 13.50 Breakfast on Park full english breakfast -egg,sausages,tomato,bacon.toasted ciabatta,fried banana,sauteed mushroom 8.50 Spanish omlette-mushrooms,ham,peppers,spring onion and cheese 6.00 Sausage fried onion and egg sarmie on english muffin 6.50 french toast with bacon ,cheese and syrup 6.00 eggs- benedict-ham 6.00 royale-smoked salmon 6.00 florentine-wilted spinach 5.00 all served on english muffin,hollandaise sauce and side salad croissant- plain 2.00 jam and cheese 3.00 smoked salmon and scramble egg 6.00 sweet tooth pan au chocolat 3.00 fresh set daily cheese cake 4.50 berry cuat cuat 4.00 chocolate and cashew nut brownies 3.90 specialty coffees cafe au lait cappuccino cafe mocha machiato espresso affogato half and half iced coffe chilled Caribbean coffee hot chocolate and marsh mallow irish coffee whiskey french coffee cognac coffee de afrique amarula teas salon green rooibos camomile earl grey jasmine pearl tea chinese chai iced tea Specials on park Free coffee and tea for senior citizens over 65 Tables of 5 for lunch-5th person eats for half price Wacky Wednesday breakfast special-With any breakfast free coffee/tea and juice Champagne Thursday-Glass of Champagne on arrival for evening diners Fridays-Gin & tonic on park-5 o'clock sundowners on the balcony ,buy one get one free all new jungle mania jungle jim and play area for the kids Arrive for dinner and Experience a journey of food like none other under the stars ,on the balcony or inside in our 100 year old colonial style house. 26 on Park
For bookings Greg Friend 0776243564 Greg Paymans 0775901120 Andre Hall 0713196196
Opening times: Monday to saturday 8am to 4.30pm
Dinner Wednesday to Saturday 6.45pm to 11.00pm
Available for functions,Corporate lunches,Small weddings,Staff Christmas parties,Breakfasts,Brunches,Bistro Lunches,Dinners,Outside Catering,Takeaways and anything else you want,we'll do with pleasure. Hope to see you soon Chefs -Short Greg,Long Greg,Robyn and Andre
Come and try our new, exciting menu items at
Bulawayo Country Club
*Summer* main course *Salads* including :-
Chicken & Avocado with chili sauce and honey dressing Thai Beef with coriander and mint dressing Smoked Ham & Egg with garlic toasted bread & curried mayonnaise dressing All at $7 Chicken & Bacon and Beef & Mushroom Pasta Dishes $7 Delicious Lamb Curry for $8
*Still Available - Our ever popular* Tender 500g Rump Steak and the best Eisbein in town for $12 each Sunday Roasts (3 meats and loads of veg) with Puddings $13 and Seafood at unbeatable prices Enjoy our friendly, warm atmosphere where children are welcome with fun play areas for their amusement.
Enquiries :- Marion, tel 0772351073/0712608754
Some of the places to eat in Bulawayo:-
Arizona Spur Restaurant in the Holiday Inn
Book and Bean caf at Bradfield Shopping Centre
Bulawayo Golf Club
Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel
Cattleman - 12th Avenue
Country Club - Esigodini Road
Frangos- 12th Avenue
Gallery Coffee Shop - Fort Street
Golden Spur - Robert Mugabe Way
Granite Ridge - Matobo Hills
Hillside Dams Tea Room
Hillside Bowling Club
Holiday Inn - Arizona Spur
Indaba Book Caf & Sandwich Bar
Mary's Restaurant - opp Medical Cent
Massimo's Genuine Italian Restaurant - Ascot Shopping Centre
Maxies - Ascot Shopping Centre
Mojo Bar, Lounge and Cafe (B.A.C)
Nesbitt Castle - Percy Avenue
New Orleans - Banff Road
Pappas - Robert Mugabe Way
Parrot Lodge in Valeview Road, Riverside
River Cafe = 12th Ave
Southern Comfort Lodge and Cafe
The Berry - 22 Haddon Ave
The Bulawayo Club
The Melting Pot
Thee Coffee Shoppe
Wes and Janes - Pauling Road
and more !!
13) Catering and Food
CAKES CAKES CAKES -
Specifically Christmas Cakes. Deliciously moist, full of pecan and macadamia nuts, cherries, dates and dried apricots. Glazed or iced. Also mince pies, and Christmas hampers - the perfect gift from family abroad for their loved ones in Bulawayo. Various options available. Contact Marina on 0772- 987 608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
14) Accommodation Out Of Zimbabwe
FOUR SEASONS SELF-CATERING COTTAGES, FOURWAYS, JOHANNESBURG
Sleeping from 2 to 8 pax per unit on a large property with ample parking within a secure country estate. 5 chalets in total.
Standard single: R 250
Standard double: R 400
Loerie Chalet: single R 350, double R 500
R 100 per additional person, children under 12: half price We also offer budget accommodation Units are serviced daily, TV, pool. We are close to Broadacres Shopping Centre, Fourways Mall, Fourways Crossing, Cedar Square, Montecasino, Northgate Shopping Centre with Coca-Cola Dome, Lanseria Airport, Fourways Hospital, Olivedale Hospital, Riverside Rehabilitation Centre. Address: 34, Woburn Avenue, Chartwell North Estates, on Cedar Road, Fourways, 2055
Tel: 27 11 460 1948 Cell: 083 420 7779 E-mail: email@example.com
Biddy and Gerhard invite you to make yourself at home in their "Affordable Self Catering Overnight Accommodation", which is situated in a beautiful secure garden and ideally based for visitors passing through Polokwane or shopping here. ( photos available)
Undercover parking and swimming pool available. One flat "Melody" Sleeps four. DSTV in Lounge and Bedroom. Has a shower on suite. Air-conditioned. Fully equipped, self catering kitchen with oven + 4 plate hob, fridge/deepfreeze. Mini Bar. Own courtyard and braai area. Other flat Harmony" Sleeps four. DSTV, fully equipped self catering kitchen, mini stove/mini bar/fridge-deepfreeze. Has a bath and shower on suite. Own courtyard and braai area, Rates: R150 pppn children half price-(Booking in times 14hOO - booking out 10H00) Where to find us:
13 Woodbush str Ladanna Polokwane Close to Trade Centre and Gateway International Airport, just off N1 - GPS: S 23*52.582 & E 029*27.369 If you are here for work or pleasure and you are looking for a comfortable and relaxing stay, book your accommodation here! Your Host : Biddy Fourie - 015 287 9760 (Bus) 015 293 2836 ( H) (after hours) 0824107325 ( cell) email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Louis Trichardt, Limpopo
Overnight Accommodation - Special Offer for Zimbabweans Louis Trichardt, Limpopo - 16 kilometres from Louis Trichardt on the N1 south, newly constructed self-contained Garden Combos.
Each Combo consists of one large Bedroom with shower, toilet etc en-suite, large living room with fully equipped kitchenette, veranda and covered carport. Accommodates 2. Extra beds on request. Contact: Derek and Margaret Henning
Landline: +27 15 516 5706! Cell phones: +263 82 5108004/ +263 82 8631116 Email: email@example.com
Pafuri Self Catering Accommodation
Address: Pafuri Avenue 47, Pening Park, Polokwane
Units 1 - 2 - 3 = 2-bedrooms (queen size bed & 2-3 single beds) Unit 4 = 1-bedroom (queen size bed) Unit 5 = 2-bedroom & 2 full bathrooms (double bed; 4-5 single beds & 2 x double sleeper couches) Unit 6 = 1.5 bedrooms (queen size bed and 2 single beds) Unit 7 = studio with double bed
Every unit has a fully equipped/functional kitchen; all linen and towels supplied Commercial package DSTV (Multichoice) Airconditioned Undercover and safe parking Lapa for BBQ's & Splash pool & garden and benches Daily cleaning service; laundry on premises Prices from R350.00 per couple or R400.00 per family of four!
Office: +2715 295 8714 Cell: +2772 147 9370 Fax: +27866 941 742 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org E-mail: email@example.com E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.47pafuri.co.za
15) Accomodation In Zimbabwe
Miombo Lodge Dete only 7kms away from the first National Park boom offers tree houses, standard rooms with star gazer showers and camping facilities at very competitive rates. The rains are almost here so before the bush again becomes thick and lush take advantage of the fine game viewing opportunities in the park. We have a small watering hole in front of the tree houses and have regular visits from elephant and the occasional visit from lions amongst other game, so you can sit on your balcony with a cold drink and enjoy nature at its best. To combat the heat we have a sparkling swimming pool and offer full board facilities.
For further enquiries phone Bonnie on Bulawayo 462765 or e mail her on email@example.com
Come and switch off and relax at BIG CAVE CAMP. A 45 minute drive takes you in to a new world of natural Matopos beauty with 2000 acres of pristine Wilderness, where you can walk, climb with the kids and Bird Watch. Our Wahlberg Eagle is back from his winter jaunt! Full Board only - drinks extra. Contact :
firstname.lastname@example.org OR Nikki at Tel. 67749 Don't forget your swimgear, books and binos.
KULIZWE LODGE BINGA
A little paradise on the shores of Lake Kariba. 8 basic equipped fisherman's chalets, each sleeping 4 people. Swimming pool, large outdoor conference facility ideal for NGO's.
e mail email@example.com or phone +263 15 545 or +263 15 286 or message +260976644743 or 0913666 243 e mail Kulizwe@iwayafrica.co.zw
Some places to stay in Zim:-
Frog And Fern In Chimanimani www.thefrogandfern.com
Kulizwe Lodge Binga - shores of Lake Kariba
Miombo Lodge Dete Situated Hwange National Park/Dete Rd
Sondela Lodge on Leopold Takawira Ave
16) Property and Real Estate
5 bedroom, 2 bathroom house in Hillside for rent. Available from 1st November 2010. Phone 241688 or 077 4405533
B.R.C.PROPERTIES (PVT) LTD
DATE: 09 SEPTEMBER 2010
RE: OFFICES AND WARE HOUSES AVAILABLE FOR RENT.
B.R.C.PROPERTIES HAVE THE FOLLOWING UNITS AVAILABLE FOR RENT. 1) 1 X WARE HOUSE COMPRISING OF A RECEPTION AREA AND ONE OFFICE, THE WARE HOUSE AREA IS 660 m2.IT HAS A LARGE SLIDING DOOR LEADING INTO THE REAR OF THE UNIT, THIRTY TONNE VEHICLES AND FORKLIFTS HAVE EASY ACCESS THROUGH THIS ENTRANCE THIS UNIT IS AVAILABLE IMMEDIATLEY.
2) 1 X WARE HOUSE COMPRISING OF A RECEPTION AREA AND TWO OFFICES, THE WARE HOUSE AREA IS 1320 m2. THIS UNIT HAS DOUBLE SLIDING DOORS AND AGAIN LARGE VEHICLES AND FORKLIFTS HAVE EASY ACCESS THROUGH THESE DOORS. THIS WARE HOUSE WILL BE AVAILABLE FROM THE 1st JANUARY 2010, IF NEED BE WE CAN ARRANGE EARLIER OCCUPATION FOR THIS UNIT.
3) THERE ARE THREE ADDITIONAL OFFICES AVAILABLE, THESE OFFICES LOOK ONTO BOTH OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED WARE HOUSES .
4) THERE IS DOUBLE RAILWAY SIDING FACILITY ON THE PROPERTY, TENANTS WISHING TO USE THIS FACILITY WOULD HAVE TO RE REGISTER THE SIDING WITH N.R.Z.
5) THERE IS TWELVE HOUR SECURITY DURING THE WEEK AND TWENTY FOUR HOUR SECURITY OVER THE WEEKENDS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. 6) THERE IS A GOOD BOREHOLE ON THE PROPERTY. 7) THERE IS AMPLE YARD SPACE AVAILABLE ON THE ABOVE PROPERTY THIS WOULD BE A BONUS FOR ANY TENANTS WITH A FLEET OF HEAVY DUTY VEHICLES. 8) THERE IS ALSO UNDER COVER PARKING AVAILABLE.. TO VEIW THE ABOVE OR ANY ENQUIRIES ON THE ABOVE PLEASE GET IN TOUCH WITH THE UNDER MENTIONED PERSON. TERENCE CHARSLEY.
TEL NUMBERS 09- 465605 09- 478271 09- 478763 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
House to Rent in Hillside from 1 December 2010
Four bedrooms (mes), two lounges, dining room, fitted kitchen, big scullery/laundry, bathroom, shower, cloak room, 4 car ports, domestic quarters, borehole, swimming pool, tennis court. Close to Hillside shops. Telephone 241315.
CBD Premises to Let
Centrally situated at 17, 11th Avenue/Fife Street - offices, warehouse and workshop incorporating mezzanine floor and usual toilet facilities. All in immaculate condition. Total floor space 690 sq meters. Loading area from the lane as well as from 11th Avenue. Only long lease available - Please telephone 0772 282 656 during office hours only.
deli-licious SHOP 3 ZONKI'ISIWE CENTRE, BRADFIELD WALK IN/WALK OUT AS A GOING CONCERN BUY NOW TO BENEFIT FROM THE PENDING FESTIVE SEASON !!
ENQUIRIES TO:- A email@example.com
MATURE & RESPONSIBLE GENTLEMAN LOOKING FOR HOUSE TO SIT FOR NOVEMBER/DECEMBER.
PHONE TREVOR 0712623723 OR (W) 78525
Qualisa Cottage - 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms/lounge/dinning room/kitchen. Telephone installed and inverter. Fully furnished, applicants 50yrs age and over, only serious offers.. Tel: 0712 207 907
Butchery/Bottle Store equipped in C.B.D Industrial property-Factory with 5 coldrooms, freezer, chiller and offices offer Kelvin West factory offers Burnside 3 bedroomed $140 000.00 Khumalo- 3 bedroomed, 3 lounges, tennis court, swimming pool, good borehole $ 150 000.00 Suburbs- B.U.T- 3 bedrooms borehole offer. Romney Park. B.U.T- 3 bedrooms $50 000.00 Queens Park East- 2 bedrooms & cottage $35 000.00 Pumula North- 3 bedrooms title deeds $20 000.00 Emganwini- 4 roomed R95 000.00 Gwabalanda- 6 roomed $15 000.00 CBD 7 offices - $120 000.00 Chinotimba- 8 roomed offers Stands also available in various areas. To Swop Romney park Cottage Parklands 4 bedroomed Khumalo To Let
Kelvin west- several workshops, warehouses & offices Belmont- warehouse & offices
For details, contact: Albert- 0712 916101 / 0772 332 950 Stella Venturas- 0772 775 292 Ian- 0712 871 455 / 0775 306 392 Ian & Co. Real Estate, ground floor, 10 Westbourne suites, Josiah Tongogara, btwn 8 & 9 ave (next to medical centre). Bulawayo. Tel 2639 886626 2639 886256. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
House wanted to buy
Cash buyer looking for a house with borehole and swimming pool on a decent size stand. Willing to do some renovating & re-decorating but the house & pool must be structurally sound and the borehole in working order.
Telephone: 077 2251170 or 240258 after 6 pm email:email@example.com
Expecting family around Christmas and needing extra accommodation? Self catering home available from around mid November through to end January. Swimming pool and outdoor area. Property walled and gated. For further details call Byo 243968 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Buying or selling of pick-ups or Sedans. Your unwanted vehicle can be sold for you. If you are looking for a particular vehicle we link you up with the right one. We get what you want and sell what you want to get rid of. Auto Crash For all your spray painting and panel beating work, we make your car look like new again. Vehicle Registration Change of ownership, lost registration books, vehicle licence, and Insurance done for you.
Please contact us on 09 - 62191 or cell 0772 330 545
VEHICLE FOR SALE
MAKE OPEL CORSA P/UP MODEL 140i YEAR 2009 MILEAGE 11,500 kms FUEL PETROL COLOUR WHITE extra's RIGID BACK COVER AIR CON BRAKE LIGHT ON CAB CENTRAL LOCKING TINTED WINDSCREEN WINDOW SMASH AND GRAB WHEEL LOCK NUTS LENS AND BONNET PROTECTOR RUBBERISED BACK INTERIOR CANOPY BRAND NEW FROM SA $ 16,500 ONCO
CONTACT CELL O772309515 H) 204306
MOTOR VEHICLE FOR SALE:
Nissan Sunny $3500 or nearest cash offer. Good upholstery, four new tyres, excellent runner. Licensed to end January. Call Byo 243968 for further details and appointment to view.
Recently Imported Vehicle For Sale: I am selling a Toyota Sprinter 1995 Model, Automatic 1500cc, 40 089 km, Green in Color US$ 6 800 neg,
call 0773 206 982 or email email@example.com
Accident damaged honda jazz/fit..
engine all in good order - complete $1500.00 Hyundai tiburon - repairable body damage, immaculate interior $ 2500.00 call: 0712402854
18) Travel and Tours
19) Computers And Electronics
COMPUPRO - HEART OF TECHNOLOGY
NOT JUST A COMPUTER SHOP We also do COMPUTER REPAIRS, SERVICE PRINTERS and now have MAC SUPPORT. Also available: Asus Laptops - Only the Best with a 2 year warranty Canon Printers, Projectors and various other Canon products. IPOD and IPOD accessories. Inverters & UPS.
Please do come in and see our revamped showroom at: 130A Samuel Parirenyatwa Street, or Telephone:- 09-889643 / 889645 / 60149 / 60163 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Or visit our website: www.compupro.co.zw
20) Lifts Wanted And Offered
Lift wanted to Pietermaritzburg or Johannesburg within the next two weeks. Willing to share expenses.
Please contact Brenda on (09) 243985 / 077 351 0638
21) Seeking Friends
22) Situations Vacant
To whom it may concern:
My mother, who lives on a large property in Hilton in Kwazulu Natal, is 84 and aging rapidly, but is loathed to go into a retirement village. She has been fairly ill recently and currently has a full time Carer looking after her. We would like her to be able to stay in her home, if it is at all possible. Unfortunately the Carer is really there to help her get around the house and is not really equipped to help my Mother manage her home. I have heard that there are a number of Zim couples at about retirement age who are keen to come down to SA, but who don't have the resources to purchase and set up a home down here.
I am looking for someone like this to come and live on my Mother's property and to help her manage her home. Hopefully this would give them a chance to set themselves up down here. I was wondering if you know anyone who may be interested in this opportunity. What we are looking for is basically as follows:
Preferably a semi retired or retired couple. We would consider a single woman. Age 55 to 65 Experience with running a large home with Domestic servants etc Interested in Gardening and the outdoors The job would entail helping to handle things like the Domestic servants, paying bills, basic maintenance, some driving, ensuring the security is in place, helping with shopping etc. The house has a self contained flatlet with carport, separate kitchen, large lounge, bathroom and bedroom. There would be access to the whole of the 2.5acre property. We would be offering a small package of rent, electricity and water free, plus a small monthly retainer, but to be honest the main benefit is the lifestyle. If it could work for my Mother and for some couple up in Zim who need a break then that would be wonderful. Thank you
MLC Corporate Recruitment has the following vacancies on file:
- High end CAPEX sales representative - Accountant with a CMA or CA qualification - Commercial Lawyer - Top level bookkeeper (to balance sheet) for reputable dealership - Qualified mechanic for up-market dealership with workshop management potential - Sales representative with mechanical knowledge - Handyman with electrical and air conditioning knowledge for agro-based company - Ex cutive, sous and safari chefs - Assistant stores manager with Pastel experience being an advantage
Should you feel you could fill any of the above positions, please contact Celine on 68439 or email@example.com
Emerging and fast growing transport company in Harare seeks qualified mechanics. Candidates should be between 21 - 40 years and be qualified by experience or through a tertiary institution, or ideally both. Experience with Cummins and Detroit diesel engines preferred. Please note successful candidate will have to re- locate to Harare. Please email a 2-3 page CV to John Lloyd by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
VACANCY AT THE DAMS
The Hillside Dams Conservancy requires a part-time ADMINISTRATOR to deal with books and related matters. Ideally suited to an active retired person or someone able to work in the mornings or afternoons. Must be computer literate.
If interested please reply to Hillside Dams Estate email@example.com and include your CV. REMEMBER TO CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE!!! http://www.facebook.com/hillsidedams
Big Cave Camp in the Matobo Hills is looking for a motivated single mature person who has had previous tourism / restaurant experience ?? who will be responsible for the following:
1. Purchasing and control of stock. 2. Checking in clients, client liaison. 3. Food and beverage. 4. Lodge staff. 5. Invoicing. 6. Bedrooms & house keeping 7. Liaising with H.O Package will include use of company vehicle, single accommodation only, Salary negotiable. E-mail C.V. with contactable references to : firstname.lastname@example.org,
23) Situations Wanted
I am a mature caring nurse aid of 18 years experience. I have excellent references and have nursed many infirm people all over Bulawayo.
Please contact me on 0775198570
Mature, 40 something hard working lady requires position as receptionist/sales agent/general office worker. Basic knowledge of computers and booking keeping, and clean driver's licence. Contact email email@example.com
Tel Byo 258957 cell 0772 323230 or 0712 921440
STOCKS NOT BALANCING OUT?
Qualified Cost and Management Accountant with many years experience will assist you by: a) Analysing your existing system and recommending changes needed to provide the control you want. or b) Propose and design a new system that will give you the required control of your stocks.
Contact Graham at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 239378 (mornings); 243995(afternoons) or cell 0772 560 283.
Keen farmer/handyman with Class 2 driver's licence seeks position as farm manager, driver or general "Mr Fixit".
Please contact Andy on Cell 0772 515018
I am a mature caring nurse aid of 18 years experience. I have excellent references and have nursed many infirm people all over Bulawayo.
Please contact me on 0775198570
24) Business Opportunities
CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANING
Matabele Steam Laundry - back in the business because we're the best in the business! CARPET CLEANING - From $1 per square meter. Fluffy rugs are our specialty! *Special Offer* CARPET CLEANING - 3 BEDROOM HOUSE (Lounge, Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms, Passage - up to 120 sq m) - ONLY $90. UPHOLSTERY CLEANING - $3.50 per seat / chair (fully upholstered) CAR VALET / Upholstery - From $40! Trust the professionals! Contact Miss Habib at Matabele Steam Laundry on 206446-9 / 0712 614 280 to make arrangements. Or visit our depot on 9th Ave / Fife Street for: DRY CLEANING - $5 per item LAUNDRY - $2 per item We do overalls, dustcoats, boiler suits etc for 50 cents per item for trade customers! Carpets * Upholstery * Curtains * Lampshades * Cushions * Carry Cots * Blankets * Duvets * Pillows * Wedding Gowns * Jackets * Specialty Items * Water Suction * Car Upholstery Incredible discounts on everything for Trade Customers! Call 206446-9
MATABELE STEAM LAUNDRY
THE GUYS YOU NEED
Finelist Investments (Pvt) Ltd
We are specialists in the following business Consultancy Services; Shelf companies ( Over 220 names to choose from) Private Business Corporations (PBCs) Tax Clearance, Tax Returns , QPDs,Tax Planning and VAT Registrations Year- end Financial Statements Bookkeeping and Accounting Services Annual Returns, CR14 (Change of Directors) Share Capital Redenomination to US$ Trading licences eg for shops , security companies , liquor etc Payroll Preparation Project Proposals and Cash flows Moneylending shelf companies and license applications
MICROFINANCE LOANS FOR BUSINESSES ALSO AVAILABLE Our Commodity Broking Division can source any Products as per customer's specification including Imports
Contact us at at:-
Suite 203 second Floor Charter House Corner L. Takawira / Fort Street P.O. Box 3128, Bulawayo Tel:- 09-884777/8 Fax - 09 -884778 Cell - o772 850 705 Email - email@example.com, website - www.finelist.biz.tm
Bathroom Vogue for all your plumbing, tiling
carpentry, electrical and painting needs. Now in stock 3 x pre-owned cast iron bars.
Please contact us on: 09 - 66537 09 - 687141 Sean 0912 323 138 Dion 0912 216 998 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
At last a real craftsman has arrived in Bulawayo ! Frank is a builder/plumber/carpenter/tiler/ master of all trades and a man who really cares about quality and craftsmanship. Highly recommended in all fields, with a real eye for excellence, Frank has done extensive work for us and has some great architectural suggestions too.
Call FRANK RODRIGUEZ on 0775765
NEW at ESKIMO HUT
ICE CREAM CAKES FOR ALL OCCASIONS - Birthday, Christening, Hen Parties, Baby Showers etc.. Specialised 3D ice cream cakes (e.g.. BARBIE, HELLO KITTY, HANNAH MONTANA GUITAR, PRINCESS CASTLE, BUTTERFLY, SPONGE BOB, FIRE ENGINE, DRAGON, BEN TEN WATCH, SOCCER/RUGBY FIELD, and many many more or square edible picture (of your choice )ICE CREAM CAKES. Also available this year DYNAMIC 3D ice cream Christmas Cakes and Puddings.
e mail email@example.com or phone Hayley on 0777175631. New on the Eskimo Hut menu. - "Yogi Bear "(ice cold refreshing creamy drink), Fruitina Slush drinks Choc dip now available Mad About Muesli Health Special Ice Cubes 3kg bags. Zingy Chicken Burgers As well as the old time favourites.
WATCH THIS SPACE - BIG THINGS ARE ABOUT TO HAPPEN!
SHARP EDGE - Behind Eskimo Hut.
For all your sharpening and joining of all bandsaws, including butcher blade - joints guaranteed. We also sharpen and refurbish (re tip) tungsten circular saws. Planer blades sharpened up to 600mm in length. Our blades are balanced in order to help save the bearings on your planer machine.
TEL 64550 Speak to Colin or Rogers.
Foe expert Electronic Repairs to all your
TV's videos, decoders, microwave, HIFi's, DVD's Inverters etc Professional services in: * Satellite Installations * Room extensions * Missing channels * Hometheartre installations * PVR and LFD Installations * Car - Radio installations etc for professional and affordable services
please contact Mickael car Cell: 0772 710 104 Landline: (09) 200183 with us a satisfied customer is our main concern and with us consider it done
Safeguard Security (Pvt) Ltd
Are your employees using your resources and stock to their advantage? Making unauthorized use of your vehicles? Falsifying your invoices to deliver your goods to unknown customers? Involved in fraudulent collusion with customers to your prejudice. Making false insurance claims? We specialize in undercover, tracing and surveillance work, truth verification process, integrity background and pre- employment checks.
'Phone 09 885 509 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for a free consultation. Safeguard Investigations, 2 Woburn Road, Thorngrove, Bulawayo.
BOREHOLE PUMP REPAIRS, INSTALLATIONS, WATER RETICULATION, WATER TANK INSTALLATION AND BOOSTER PUMPS WE CUT PVC PIPING TO YOUR SPECS
ELECTRIC LAWNMOWER REPAIRS AND PROCUREMENT.
Call Mike howard or Obed Sithole at Bancroft Neil & Co el 880844 /46 0912260769 or 011608724
We install and repair Borehole and Booster pumps.
We also sell gas and Cadac products but not gas.
DWALA INSURANCE SERVICES
If you are interested in quality, reliable and most importantly sound Health Insurance, please contact us. We deal with Health International, Multimed, Good Health, Interglobal and other off shore Medical Insurance providers. Situated at 63 Heyman Rd, Suburbs, Byo. Tel No. 230708, 0912 211156, 0172 202231 or 0172 403061 or e mail us on email@example.com.
Should you wish to insure anything from your house or car to your business, please contact Des Stephens or Audrey Locke. Situated at 63 Heyman Rd, Suburbs, Byo. Tel No. 230708, 0912 211156 or 011 202231 or e mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
26) Health And Beauty
I am proud to announce that you can now access the MARS ambulance services from as little as $80. YES !!! you read right, $80 for the same premier service that MARS is well known for.
But how ? ? ? ? you may ask . . . . Well - MARS now offers 3 Levels of affordable Response Service which are :-
1. Basic Life Support (BLS) which costs = $80 2. Intermediate Life Support (ILS) which costs = $150 and 3. Advanced Life Support (ALS) which now costs = $250 from $350 If you are on the following Medical Aid then you are already covered for all levels of service and don't need to pay an extra cent :- . Cimas . First Mutual Life . TN Medical . CellMed . Altfin . Fidelity Life . Masvingo Medical Aid Society
So next time you are in need of an ambulance - don't compromise, call MARS on 08003222911 (toll free) or call 112 on Econet lines and 114 on Netone lines. Who To Contact ?
For more information, please visit our website on www.mars.co.zw , or Contact us on the numbers given below. MARS - " Because Every Life Counts
How to live life naturally. The NATURE is the answer to all our health problems. I have a wide range of health products and herbs as well for sell . Remember all medicines are complemented by a good supplement of health products. The products are good at boosting the immune system, correct digestive problems and even ulcers, reduce blood cholesterol and high blood pressure. Herbs and health products are antioxidants, anti-viral, anti-fungal, antibiotic and serves to fight illness of all kinds. They will keep you away from asthma attacks, allergies and hay fever. With these herbs, bone problems like arthritis and stiff joints will be a thing of the past. Try herbs for speed recovery from all types of sicknesses.
May you please contact Natasha on 0773715395 for more details.
You are Invited to experience "The Wonderful World Of Aloe Vera" at
Bettina Executive Guest Lodge, 31 George Ave, Kumalo, BYO on Sunday 31st Oct. @ 2.30pm and Monday 1st Nov. @ 9.00am.
Cost: $1.00. Aloe Vera, The "Miracle Plant" for: Skin Problems, Eczema, Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Dry & Cracked Skin Reduces Blood Cholesterol & High B.P. Arthritis, Joint Pain, Mobility, Stiff Joints Allergies, Hay Fever, Asthma Burns, Bites, Stings, Rashes Wounds, Trauma, Ulcers Dental Conditions, Gum disease, Ulcers Digestive Problems, IBS, Bloating, Diarrhea or Constipation Boosts the Immune System, Nature's powerful Antibiotic, Anti-Viral, Anti-fungal Speeds up recovery from illness Natural Anti Inflammatory & Pain Killer And so much more....!!!!
For more information, please contact Lory on 0776173719 or 230223 (only use landline after 6.00pm). Bring a friend!!!!
Body wise: Shake it off!
Powerful ways into a relaxed body. A transforming and healing workshop with Franziska Nuernberger 30th and 31st October Bookings and information with Gary: 0773246952
BUILDING BLOCKS PLAYGROUND.... is pleased to announce the opening of a big sister school.... BUILDING BLOCKS NURSERY SCHOOL....
Limited places are available for the January 2011 inaugural intake.
If you require a nursery school placement for your child between the ages of 3 & 5 Please contact the following numbers... 0712 871 432 landline 240 157 Our location for the nursery school will be the existing Girl Guide Hall, Lancaster Avenue, just down from the Hillside Shopping Centre.
Successful application forms require a USD 100 deposit, placement fee. Contact person... Pam Thomas
28) Miscellaneous For Sale
SOLUTIONS TO A STICKY PROBLEM :
Sealachem Bulawayo = Authorised Bostik and Alcolin sub- Distributors for Southern Zimbabwe. We would like to introduce Sealachem Bulawayo as the Zimbabwe South representatives for the full range of Bostik and Alcolin products offering you the most competitive prices. Please contact us for the price list showing our extensive product range. We hope to be able to offer deliveries of any orders with-in 24hrs.
Please do not hesitate to contact either:
Ceri Morgan-Davies (cell) 0712 621 723 Merryl Herbst (cell) 0712 885 731 Email: email@example.com
Chickens for sale average 1.8 - 2kg for $7. Bulk orders welcome and delivery free in the CBD.
Contact Noma on 0712 618 682
GAS STOVE - 4 plate, Oven and Warmer - Needs Refurbishing $200 GAS CYLINER 50kg $50 DINNER SET - 8 PCE SET (White with black edging with flowers) (Bowls, Side Plates, Plates, Tea Pot, Cups & Saucer, Serving plate) $80 LOT OF BAR ITEMS $150 3 x FONDUE SETS - $15 each WORD SPACE RECEIVER AND ARIEL $25 (Needs to be plugged into sound system) 2 x SECURITY CAMERAS (Plug into video) - offers BRASS FRUIT BOWL $40 DIAL UP MODEM $10 FLOPPY DISK DRIVE ADAPTER TO USB PORT $20
Phone (09) 240946 / 0773218784
MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE
DINING SUITE - Exquisite hand carved very solid imbuia - 11 pieces - 1st prize at Rand Easter Show 1953 CORNER DISPLAY CABINET - Imbuia SMALL TABLE - Imbuia - Adam Bede COFFEE TABLE AND 4 SIDE TABLES LOUNGE SUITE - 7 seater SINGLE BED BASE AND HEADBOARD - Imbuia Other household items and fishing tackle, camping equipment
We have a brand new 'Toyota Over locking Machine' and a 'Singer Sewing Machine' (almost new) for sale. Also one beautiful Persian carpet.
Phone: 09 - 242989 & cell: 0773301980
Items for sale:
Cream lounge suite Oak dining room table with dresser Beautiful hand made display cabinet in solid wood Pine bunk beds (no mattresses) Form Two CBC uniforms, as new Sony Mini Hi-Fi Component System with VideoCD, MP3 and DVD player Whitestone blazers
Please call 68439
GUITAR FOR SALE:
Steel 6-string acoustic. (No electrical pick-up) Great condition, still in the box - basically new! $80. Electric Tuner (battery operated) $10 with guitar or $15 bought separately. KENWOOD CHEF WITH LIQUIDISER $150 SINGER SEWING MACHINE. In case, table top, hand operated. Collectable. $120.
Telephone Eley 09-234416 Cell 0712 209 949
MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE
1 x 6 Drawer Office Desk, 1 x 3 Drawer Office desk and 2 x metal work desks. Noel Sanyika
Photocopy and filming services are offered by a young, dynamic and creative team. Our services include: weddings, corporate and family events, company brochures and visual advertising. For more information and quotes please contact Seb Daines on cell 0775 994 013 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SAWMILLING 7 WOODWORKING MACHINERY FOR SALE
2 X FORESTER SWIVEL SAWS 1 X BAND RE-SAW 3 X 4-SIDE MOULDERS 1 x TENNON CONTACT ELTON OR RICHARD (09) 67731/2 EMAIL : email@example.com
5 Door under Counter Bar Fridge (U Shaped) 4 Framed Watercolours by Kaufman Ndlovu Contact Charmaine Telephone 242028
Lamb/Mutton slaughtered US$ 7.00 per Kg Boat 13 FT Dore with 55 HP Yamaha on trailer. Ride guide steering. Offers invited Please contact: Ray or Louise on 0287 - 262
ACOL CHEMICAL, YOUR ONE STOP CHEMICAL SUPPLIER NOW HAVE IN STOCK YOUR FOOD AND BEVERAGE CHEMICALS:-
ASCORBIC ACID, CITRIC ACID MONOHYDRATE, SODIUM CYCLAMATE, SODIUM SACCHARIN, SODIUM BENZOATE, SODIUM METABI-SULPHITE, POTASSIUM SORBATE, SODIUM BICARBONATE. JUST TO NAME A FEW.
Please contact the following in Bulawayo : Noel Edington 0712601, Ray Chiridza 0712605141, Joshua Moyo 0712763142.
In Harare contact: Ben Ajidah 0712200875 and Richard Mutawu 0712606117.
KEY POINT INVESTMENTS, An established retail security service provider into Africa, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, will source and procure ANY security product from our extensive data base of suppliers and distributors in South Africa to ensure the best possible price to you in this competitive market.
Remotes and Receivers Alarm systems and components CCTV and Camera kits. Locks and Padlocks Intercoms Domestic and hospitality digital safes. Personal protection products Gate Motors Electric fencing and accessories Rechargeable lights. Metal Detectors and megaphones Recreational products Knives and Leatherman products Two way radios, First Aid kits Counterfeit money detectors YOU WANT IT, WE WILL FIND IT BEST SERVICE BEST PRICE Contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org for a speedy response to your specific needs. Fax 27-011-4525381. Or mobile 27-0829015551
THE SECURITY PEOPLE (PVT) LTD
- ELECTRIC & MANUAL GATE INSTALLATIONS - ELECTRIC GATE REPAIRS - SUPPLY FIT & REPAIR INSTALLATION & REMOTES - ALARM INSTALLATIONS & REPAIRS - GARAGE DOOR INSTALLATION & REPAIRS - SUPPLY & INSTALL SCREEN DOORS & BURGLAR BARS - BATTERIES - ANTI-THEFT GATE MOTOR CAGES 810 8th FLOOR TEL; 09 - 887714 - 5 OFFICE
CHRYSOTILE HOUSE CELL: 011 552 224 / 0912 803 067 CALVIN PARKADE CENTRE 0912 803 091 CNR FIRE STREET & th AVE BULAWAYO
TIMBERLAND WINDOWS AND DOORS (Est. 1985)
10 BON ACCORD RD., STEELDALE P.O.BOX252, FAMONA BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE. PHONE: 263 9 66997 or 885906 - 9 FAX: 263 9 69969
Please be advised that after spending a year at Timberland, John Hewitt has left the company and no longer represents Timberland Windows and Doors. Enquiries for our beautiful products should be directed to :
Trish Fenn Cell : 0712 411 930 / 0912 280 243 email@example.com Shadreck Nyoni Cell: 0712 432 530 / 0913 284 481 firstname.lastname@example.org Cheryl Van Der Walt and Terence Hewitt 0712 405 641 0712 401 761
ACOL CHEMICAL BULAWAYO AND HARARE
As bulk importers of chemicals, Acol Chemical is able to assure our customers of quality chemicals at the best possible prices. Acol has a vast range of Chemicals, which include:
Hydrochloric Acid 30% (Pool Acid) 25kg Polycans
HTH (Calcium Hypochlorite) 70% 50kg and 5kg Polycans
Aluminium Sulphate 50kg Bags
Caustic Soda 25kg Bags
Hydrogen Peroxide 50% 30kg Polycans
SLEZ 5kg Polycans
NP6 5kg Polycans
NP9 5kg Polycans
Sulphonic Acid 5kg Polycans
For these and any other of our vast range of chemicals please contact: ACOL BULAWAYO, 37 Plumtree Road, Belmont. Joshua Moyo Ray Chiridza 0712605141 Tiffany Roberts 0912323772 Noel Edington 0712601832 Tel 09 470 481 / 5 Fax 09 470 486 Email email@example.com
ACOL HARARE, 670 Leyland Road, Ardbennie Johnathan James 0733422348 Ben Ajidah 0712200875 Dean Griffin 0912324765 Noel Mangwarira 0712603495 Richard Mutawu 0712606117 Tel 04 621 401 / 4 Fax 04 621 405 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
29) Wanted To Buy
Fold Down Caravan - Canvas or Hard Sides & must have side Tent. Please contact - 0712614546
TRACTOR ( 70 - 100 HP ) IN GOOD WORKING CONDITION.NEEDED ASAP.
PLEASE CONTACT MR NIELSEN ON ; LANDLINE 09 240787 CELL : 0777553429
30) Clothing And Fashion
"Wide range of name labels, suitable for school uniforms, hats, shoes, bags, books, pencils, lunch boxes and bottles, sports kits and almost anything that needs labeling.Different types available:iron-on, stick-on, or sew-on in a large selection of designs and colours to choose from. Call 0775198224."
31) Boats and Fishing
32) Decor And Home
TENDELE CRAFT SHOP
PEMBROKE PLACE 13 Pembroke Rd. (Off Matopos Rd) Hillside.
Great selection of unique and unusual crafts and gifts at reasonable prices. 2011 Verandah Gallery Calendars - these are ideal for posting for Christmas. At last we have some Kiddies T-shirts with great designs and bright colours. Lovely batik wall hangings and table wear - easy for taking overseas. Wide selection of ethnic jewellery from different parts of Africa. Original Art by local Bulawayo artists depicting urban and rural life in Matabeleland. Pottery, carvings, baskets and much more. Please drop in and pay us a visit in this beautiful complex. For further info. please phone
Lynne Wilkins 0712 703 431 or Rita Moyo 0772 841 717
Experienced and highly recommended gardener available to part time weekend work. Telephone 0733205818 References available.
Original paintings for sale in oils, watercolours and pastels. Landscapes, seascapes still-life and wildlife.. Phone 245319
ROAD TRAFFIC (CONSTRUCTION, EQUIPMENT AND USE) REGULATIONS ACT. STATUTORY INSTRUMENT (S.I. 154 OF 2010)
Effective 1st December 2010 new minimum requirements for all motor vehicles have been promulgated, as follows:-
Special visual warning device: all motor vehicles (Breakdown triangles) 52. (1) No person shall drive a motor vehicle on a road unless two warning devices complying with the requirements of this section are carried in that vehicle: Provided that, if the motor vehicle is drawing one or more trailers, two additional warning devices shall be carried in respect of each such trailer. (The regulation then describes the type of reflective triangles required, their specifications, storage and their positioning on the road in the event of a breakdown.) Spare wheel, tools and fire extinguisher: all vehicles 53. (1) No person shall drive a motor vehicle, other than a motor cycle, on any road unless the vehicle is equipped with - (a) a serviceable spare wheel; and (b) an efficient jack; and (c) a wheel-brace or wheel-spanner capable of undoing the vehicle's wheel-nuts; and (d) in the case of a light motor vehicle, a serviceable fire extinguisher of a size commercially known as zero comma seven five kilograms
(The rest of Section 53 describes similar requirements for heavy vehicles and the Standards Association requirements of the fire extinguishers.)
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