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Street names reflect history 1

The wealth of Potchefstroom’s history, being the oldest town north of the Vaal River, is reflected in its street names. The most unusual origin of a Potchefstroom street name might be Grietjie Street in Dassierand, which was named after a canon. Zeederberg Street,...

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What is good about the heritage of Potchefstroom?

In the space of slightly more than a month Potchefstroom received a double shock when two of its heritage buildings were lost to fire. It paints a very bleak picture of a city going to ruin, which is not the case. Unfortunately bad news gets much more coverage than...

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Pandemie maak Herald gratis

Vir 112 jaar is daar klokslag weekliks ’n Herald in Potchefstroom. Plakkate en vriendelike koerantverkopers was so deel van die Herald – én Potchefstroom –  as die koerant se kenmerkende mashoof. En nou het dit verdwyn! Aan die begin van die inperkingstyd is daar...

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