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Work to renovate Orkney Hotel School begins

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Klerksdorp Record, Orkney - Renovation at the buildings that are set to house the Orkney hotel school has started. The Department of Tourism in North West this week announced that the buildings were handed over to Celeste Holdings and that it will be in a habitable state in the next six months.

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 7 December 2018 issue.

Four rhino poachers sentenced

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Klerksdorp Record, Zeerust - The North West police said the tireless efforts by members of Lehurutshe Stock Theft Unit jointly with Madikwe Game Reserve’s Rangers finally paid off after the Zeerust Regional Court convicted four rhino poachers on Wednesday 28 November. According to the provincial police spokesperson, Capt Sam Tselanyane the poachers were arrested on 24 June 2017 after the investigating team acted on information received about suspects who were in the park poaching rhinos.

To read the full story, read page 4 of our 7 December 2018 issue.

Waterlekke sal “met tyd” opgelos word

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Klerksdorp Rekord, Klerksdorp - Derduisende liter water gaan elke dag verlore tussen Doringkruin en Flamwood as gevolg van ‘n waterlek en laat inwoners moedeloos wat nou al maande sukkel om die lek reg te kry. Volgens Jan Botha, inwoner van die stad en komiteelid van wyk 39, stroom die water al maande uit ‘n waterklep of pyp uit in die veld naby die Monicastraat-kruising van die nuwe Doringkruin-N12 pad.

To read the full story, read page 6 of our 7 December 2018 issue.

Bloody trail of slaughtered lions

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Klerksdorp Record, Klerksdorp - In a major breakthrough in the illegal trading of endangered wildlife products, the police busted five Chinese nationals outside Klerksdorp. Three South Africans were also arrested in the bust. The operation based on intelligence was conducted by the Hawks’ North West Serious Organised Crime Unit assisted by Crime Intelligence, Klerksdorp TRT, and Potchefstroom Flying Squad. 

To read the full story, read page 3 of our 30 November 2018 issue.