PICS: Top stations in the cluster rewarded

The West Rand Cluster Police recently congratulated its loyal officers and stations for keeping the area safe from October to December 2016.

PICS: Avante Primary honours Joost

Avante Primary School’s principal, Hennie Fourie, organised a special day for his learners, during which they got the chance to honour the late Joost van der Westhuizen.

FOTO’S: Ben Morgenrood gesels oor sy sukses

Die Herald gesels met die bekende Ben Morgenrood wat dit vermag het om die Suid Afrikaanse Super Saloon Kampioenskappe vir ‘n vyfde keer te wen.

Ram se graadeentjies wys hul atletiekstaal

Laerskool Randfontein (Ram) het onlangs hulle Graad 1-atletiekdag gehou. By Ram word die huissport reeds die vorige jaar afgehandel maar omdat die skool se huidige Graad 1-leerlinge dan nog nie deel van die skool is nie, hou hulle ‘n spesiale atletiekbyeenkoms vroeg in die nuwe jaar vir die nuwe Graad 1’tjies.

#PoppieMurderCase – First pic of accused together

Both accused in the #PoppieMurderCase appeared together for the first time in the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 25 January. Both Kobus (Poppie’s stepfather) and Louisa (Poppie’s biological mother) were arrested in connection with the blue-eyed little girl’s tragic death in Brits last year. Poppie died on the way to a hospital in the area as a result of her injuries.

Truck and LDV collide: Drivers survive

A truck collided with a light delivery vehicle (LDV) after the LDV performed a U-turn on the bend. The truck could not avoid the LDV and T-boned it on the driver’s side on the morning of Monday, 23 January in Wheatlands near the intersection where a mother lost her life and her daughter was found in a critical condition. Fortunately the driver of the LDV walked away from the crash with minor injuries but was transported to hospital for observations as he was in severe shock. The truck driver sustained no injuries, however, both vehicles were damaged.

Strike at municipality in photos

Residents were warned not to visit the Rand West City Local Municipality on Thursday, 26 January as employees were on strike. Tyres were set on fire, and the road was closed.

Grade 1s of Randfontein Primary and West Gold

Randfontein’s Grade 1s had their first official day of big school. For some Grade 1s it was difficult to part from their parents and as separation anxiety set in, the little ones were clinging to their parents’ legs. Tlholo Leshomo and Lesedi Baloyi from West Gold hard at work on their first day of Grade 1. Tlholo Leshomo and Lesedi Baloyi from West Gold hard at work on their first day of Grade 1. In contrast, others had a cavalier and grown-up attitude towards their first day and in some instances had to parent their parents, consoling them while tears of realisation that their babies are growing up were flowing. Either way, learners were separated from their parents and walked unknowingly into classes to meet those who will take on the role of a school mom or dad.