Updates: Checkers checked in Hermanus


IT’S OFFICIAL: PEOPLE MOVE TO HERMANUS for its natural beauty, not for intellectual stimulation. Final confirmation came during the recent controversy (noses97&98) concerning the building of a new Shoprite Checkers, when a bright spark offered the insight (in the local rag) that the objectors are all English, whereas Afrikaners want a Checkers. This was after the same Hermanus Times had given residents the opportunity to peddle a story that if the Checkers deal fell through the ANC would force the council to build “homes for blacks” on the proposed site.

This was after the same Hermanus Times had given residents the opportunity to peddle a story that if the Checkers deal fell through the ANC would force the council to build “homes for blacks” on the proposed site.

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