Algoa FM The Drive with Simon Bechus

The Drive with Simon Bechus

Be ready to be completely engaged as Simon takes you down a rabbit hole of entertainment. His endless knowledge of music, performers and performances are snackable moments you won't soon forget.
Weekly English South Africa Music · Music Commentary
33 Episodes
1 – 20

Vibrant Women only group takes George by storm

Alida Gerber and Tanja Lategan, introduce Simon B to Women Connect George, a rapidly growing group dedicated to creating a supportive space where all women can come together to share, grow, and inspire one another.
24 May 6 min

Taryn Groenewald and Simon B's appeal to George

As is the case across the country, the cat population in George is out of control. Cat lover Simon B,and Taryn Groenewald the founder of Furever Cats , hammer out the issue and appeal to George residents to play their part in any way they can.
17 May 6 min

Dorothy's voice blows Simon B away!

Dorothy Maggerman - a name to remember. Hailing from George the softly-spoken singer has qualified to participate at the World Championships of Performing Arts in Los Angeles. But she needs our help to get there.
3 May 6 min

Simon B talks with 'Life Below Zero' star Ricko DeWilde

A reality star like no other, the Athabascan Indian features in National Geographic's Emmy nominated 'Life Below Zero', born and raised in the Alaskan bush, he lives off the land away from any form of civilization.
4 Sep 2023 11 min

The changing face of education

Simon catches up with Rundle College's Sharon Puttick to talk the challenges faced in today's classrooms as technology like AI forces educators to change the way they teach.
22 Jun 2023 5 min

The Outeniqua Chair Challenge is back bigger and better

Event Director, Alewijn Dippenaar, on the wheelchair race exclusively for disabled athletes. Algoa FM is a proud media partner to this premiere event which continues to attract competitors from across the globe.
11 Oct 2022 10 min

The remarkable Chloé Bennett on The Drive with Lance

At just 12 years of age this grade 6 learner at Glenwood House school in George, is raising money to spay dogs in need. What a breath of fresh air  - inspiring, uplifting, and remarkable - take a listen, it will brighten your day! Chloé has raised R25 000 -…
5 Sep 2022 8 min

Catching up with George Mayor Leon Van Wyk

The first day of spring was a fitting time to catch up with the Executive Mayor of George to talk tourism month and plans in the pipeline for the much sought-after city of George.
2 Sep 2022 14 min
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