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As the coronavirus spreads through our country, a number of essential services have been compromised and various businesses have had to close their doors temporarily, following staff member/s testing positive for COVID-19. The reality is that this could affect any business. In order to mitigate risk, Lifestyle SUPERSPAR has decided to split its staff complement and implement shifts, whereby each shift will operate as a unit and have no overlap with any other shift or unit. This will significantly limit...

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GET INTO YOUR GARDEN, AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE FOR EARTH DAY (22 APRIL 2020)   Today is Earth Day, so here’s how you can help fight climate change – even from home during national lockdown! Join rugby legend Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira in a challenge as part of Husqvarna’s Grow Our Beloved Country initiative.   Whether you have a large garden or a tiny herb box on your apartment balcony, you can still do your bit...

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  April 14, 2020 – The trouble with fighting an invisible enemy is precisely that – you can’t see it. And when that same enemy is highly contagious – and potentially on any surface you touch – it’s easy to see why people are worried about contracting the virus that causes Covid-19 from packaged goods. However, leading international health organisations like the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) say there...

Press release – Easter Trading Hours Easter 2020 will certainly go down as an Easter with a difference. With restricted consumer movement and Easter weekend being spent at home, the limited stores that remain open in Lifestyle Centre will be on hand for essential goods over this time. Trading hours for the Easter weekend will be as follows: Lifestyle Centre Management wish the Ballito community a happy and blessed Easter. Bruce Rencken, Centre Co-Owner said, “Although this is...

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KwaZulu-Natal’s award-winning, prestigious Brettenwood Coastal Estate hosted its first-ever Wellness Day on Tuesday, 25th February. The Wellness Day was held to announce the premiere of Brettenwood Life, the much-anticipated luxury retirement offering with ‘active care’ that is set to launch on Saturday, 14th March. This event was held in partnership with TruCare, a trusted and professional South African team of experts who specialise in care for seniors. Over the last few years, retirement estates have...

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There is always an occasion to celebrate something – Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, birthdays, date night or even just a night out. We started a tradition many years ago wherein we would enjoy a food safari, meaning that we move from one restaurant to another, enjoying only one course at each. The Market at the Lifestyle Centre is the ideal spot to do just this! A food safari is such a fun-filled day or night out,...

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SERENDIPITY A honeymoon might seem like an extravagant fantasy vacation, but it’s actually a very valuable, much-needed time away after your big wedding day. Travelling with the person you love is the best way to take a break from your everyday life, while amplifying your passion. Here are Serendipity Travel’s suggestions of the perfect honeymoon destinations: Bali: For couples who love nature, healthy food and creativity. This tranquil destination will make you feel as though...

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Many weddings are ludicrously expensive and are sometimes just a big show to flaunt your wealth (or the bride’s parents’ wealth, that is). But here in laid-back KZN, staying unpretentious and keeping affairs intimate and unique is what we’re all about. So here are some top tips to avoid bankruptcy this wedding season. If you’ve ever watched “Say Yes to the Dress”, you’ll be familiar with the exorbitant cost of a wedding dress — even...

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Entering 2020 means we are officially in the 20th year of the new millennium, but a dating culture for millennials has only just begun. Gone are the days of meet-cutes, formal dates, writing letters or exchanging phone numbers, not to mention picking someone up in a bar or meeting organically.   Right now, dating culture is undergoing some of the biggest transformations ever. At the peak of social media and the e-world, millennial dating culture...

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Maroupi    Nestled in the lush rolling hills of the North Coast, Maroupi is a family-owned and operated wedding venue that is as picturesque as it is professional. Just a short distance away from the hustle and bustle of Ballito, the tranquil and expansive Maroupi gardens provide the ideal backdrop for your special day. Not only are you allocated a professional wedding coordinator throughout your planning and on the wedding day itself, but you will...