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Best Local Band: The Parlotones

Award-winning rock group The Parlotones have been entertaining Ekurhuleni residents for a number of years. They have achieved multi-platinum-selling status and continuously travel the world. They have been described as rock, pop, indie and alternative. www.theparlotones.co.za

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Best Hire Venue/Conference Centre: Birchwood.

Minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, walking distance to a variety of shopping precincts and close to restaurants and recreational facilities. Their free Johannesburg airport shuttle departs hourly from Birchwood at 30 minutes past every hour (starting at 5.30am), and OR Tambo International bus terminal...

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Best Outdoor and Indoor Activities: Carnival City

With so many fun activities, including arcades, tenpin bowling and outdoor go-karting, the kids (and parents) are bound to have a fun day out!

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Best Venue for International and Local Artists to Perform: Emperors Palace

Renowned for entertaining and catering. Emperors Palace is a favourite of hotel restaurant visitors and offers elegant dining. Visit them at 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, email them at [email protected] or call them on 011 928 1000.

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Best Entertainment Destination for Parties and a Night Out: Emperors Palace

Renowned for entertaining and catering. Emperors Palace is a favourite of hotel restaurant visitors and offers elegant dining. Visit them at 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, email them at [email protected] or call them on 011 928 1000.

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Best Weekend Getaway: Sun City

What is more calming than an escape to the mountains or bush? Unwinding and connecting with Mother Nature at Sun City is absolute bliss. Wine, food and family, outdoors – the best remedy for a tired soul.

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Coolest Place to Live: Serengeti Estates.

Serengeti Estates is all about living life to the fullest and offers the very best in leisure and lifestyle.

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Best Travel Centre or Travel Agent: Flight Centre

Flight Centre is South Africa's leading travel retailer, offering cheap flights (domestic and international), holiday packages, cruises, ski holidays, last-minute hotel deals, travel insurance and much more.

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Best Casino: Emperors Palace Casino

Gaming at Emperors includes a multitude of winning opportunities. Friendly table rules, strategy cards and “How to Play” brochures are available to assist players in making the right calls

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Best Venue for Private Functions: Birchwood.

Minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, walking distance to a variety of shopping precincts and close to restaurants and recreational facilities. Their free Johannesburg airport shuttle departs hourly from Birchwood at 30 minutes past every hour (starting at 5.30am), and OR Tambo International bus terminal...

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Best Getaway Destination: Sun City

What is more calming than an escape to the mountains or bush? Unwinding and connecting with Mother Nature at Sun City is absolute bliss. Wine, food and family, outdoors – the best remedy for a tired soul

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Best Theatre: Barnyard Theatre

The Barnyard started as a homely, rustic farm theatre in Plettenberg Bay, where friends and family could be entertained and eat, drink and talk into the small hours of the morning. It proved to be such a winner that more Barnyard Theatres started popping up...

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Best Local Real Estate Agency: RE/MAX

RE/MAX of Southern Africa, which was founded in 1994, is regarded as the pioneer of the RE/MAX international expansion as it was the first country franchise to be sold outside North America. RE/MAX of Southern Africa was recognised as the top RE/MAX region in the...

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Best Local Blog: Cook &Culture

Cook & Culture is a local blog and column that shares recipes, tips and tricks with the community bi-weekly and has quickly exploded into a striking and shining beacon of information and trends.

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Best Local TV Programme: Isidingo

Isidingo is the hit SABC 3 daily drama following the lives of the people of Horizon Deep.

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Best Place to Watch the Big Game – Benoni Country Club

The club is home to a par-72 parkland golf course along with a variety of sporting codes, including bowls, squash, tennis and cycling. The club strives to provide a relaxed, family-orientated environment, creating an enjoyable experience for both members and visitors alike. Visit the club...

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Best Place to Take Out-of-Towners: Emperors Palace

Renowned for entertaining and catering. Emperors Palace is a favourite of hotel restaurant visitors and offers elegant dining. Visit them at 64 Jones Road, Kempton Park, email them at [email protected] or call them on 011 928 1000.

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Best local TV Personality: Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah is a South African comedian, writer, producer, political commentator, actor and television host. He is the current host of The Daily Show, an American satirical news programme on Comedy Central.

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Best Local Sports Presenter: Naas Botha

His skills in rugby have long been the focus of biographies and documentaries. Naas is a rugby commentator on SuperSport and continues to support his passion for the sport.

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Best Local Sports Hero: Chad Le Clos

Chad is a South African competitive swimmer who is an Olympic, World and Commonwealth Games champion, as well as the Commonwealth record holder.

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Best Local Radio Station: 947

Described as “think Joburg, you think 947”. From the towering skyscrapers of Sandton to the dusty mine dumps, 947 broadcasts the heartbeat of the city. Visit them at Primedia Place, 5 Gwen Lane, corner of Gwen Lane and Fredman Drive, Sandown, Gauteng, or call them...

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Best Local Radio Personality: Anele

Anele Mdoda is a South African radio DJ best known for her on-air partnership with Grant Nash. She keeps audiences thrilled on the 947 Breakfast Club show.

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Best Local Hotel: Birchwood

Minutes from OR Tambo International Airport, walking distance to a variety of shopping precincts and close to restaurants and recreational facilities. Their free Johannesburg airport shuttle departs hourly from Birchwood at 30 minutes past every hour (starting at 5.30am), and OR Tambo International bus terminal...

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Best Local Radio Show: 947 Breakfast Club

They’re full of laughs and are impossible not to love. In fact, you’re going to be obsessed with them. They’re the 947 Breakfast Club, and you’re more than welcome to join the club every Monday to Friday from 6am to 9am. Every morning they will...

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Best Gym: Virgin Active

To enjoy an energising, stress-busting pastime, the gym is definitely the place to go. And with Virgin Active’s helpful staff you can achieve your dream body (with maximum effort and dedication). Call them on 0860 200 911

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Best Golf Course: Benoni Country Club

The club is home to a par-72 parkland golf course along with a variety of sporting codes, including bowls, squash, tennis and cycling. The club strives to provide a relaxed, family-orientated environment, creating an enjoyable experience for members and visitors alike. Visit the club in...

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Best Cinema Complex: Ster-Kinekor

Grab the popcorn, drinks and friends – after all, movies are much better on the big screen. With the latest tech you can enjoy 3D movies, and Ster-Kinekor has movies galore to offer all. Visit Ster-Kinekor at www.sterkinekor.com, email them at [email protected] or call them...

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