Gavin Foster

Gavin Foster works from Seaham. Managing editor of the Sunderland Echo, Shields Gazette and Hartlepool Mail Gavin Foster has over 725 followers on Twitter.

The world’s fastest Indian

With earnings of maybe R40-million from the movie <i>The World's Fastest Indian</i>, Sir Anthony Hopkins did much better from Herbert James Munro's love for his 1920 Indian Scout than the eccentric genius from New Zealand did. Gavin Foster looks at the life of Munro, one filled with crashes and motorcycle maintenance.

Smooth, no squeaks … for now

Nissan made its intentions quite clear at the launch of its all-new Tiida late last year. It wanted to knock a dent in Toyota's monopoly over the passenger-car C-segment and, to do that, it would have to attract ordinary people rather than just the fleet owners who traditionally bought the outgoing Almera by the bucket load.

Yanks can’t be faulted

Don't you just love the way the Americans mutilate the queen's English, with "center", "harbor", "color", "favorite", "honor", "analyze", "memorize" and all the rest displacing the proper spelling? In the case of the Dodge Caliber's name, though, the Yanks can't be faulted, because the car is built in Belvedere, Illinois, so they can call it whatever they want.

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Fifteen additional speakers for SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

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Recyling water and waste management

One solution to South Africa's water shortage is to install infrastructure that will save rainwater from run-off into the stormwater system

Covid-19 and CVD: The heart in the time of crisis

The pandemic has been a time of great humility for health workers and tactics have had to be changed if they weren’t working

POPIA: it’s not as scary as you think

Companies that get proactive about compliance are creating huge strategic advantages for themselves — they are able to reduce operational costs

CUT declared as medium risk

‘Our major challenge at the university is the access to appropriate technology and internet connectivity for our students’

Headline Speakers announced for SingularityU SA Online Summit 2020

SingularityU announces multi-national line up with world-renowned speakers addressing ground-breaking topics to solve the global grand challenges

JSE lists two new global ETFs

'Impact investing has become increasingly topical and for us to provide investors with access to sustainable investment options is a key focus'

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