From the top of K2 to the dusty trails left behind by Heritage series Land Rovers across Africa, the Hot1027 news team is hard at work unearthing the gems among us who are colouring outside the lines and beating the odds. We have a knack for finding the everyday heroes who are making a difference and cutting through red tape... These outstanding stories rarely get the attention they deserve because they're not considered "Breaking News". That's why we're "Not Breaking News".
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A second chance for Slurpy this Hot Cares Christmas 🎄

A pug puppy facing euthanasia will be getting a second chance thanks to the kindness of Hot1027 listeners. "Slurpy" was brought to the Blue Bush Animal Clinic about a month ago , severely underweight and almost non-responsive. After running a series of tests, the vets diagnosed this 6 month-old pup…
8 Dec 2 min

TWO sets of wheels for Simphiwe this Hot Cares Christmas 🎄

A talented young athlete who was born without legs will be getting the support he needs thanks to HOT1027 listeners. 15 year old Simphiwe is a pupil at Murial Brand School in Brakpan where he excels at javelin, shotput , discus and basketball. He has access to a wheelchair at…
7 Dec 2 min

A lifeline for Ingrid's grieving family this Hot Cares Christmas 🎄

Two traumatised children who watched on in horror as criminals killed their father will be able to stay in school thanks to Hot1027 listeners. Ingrid and her two daughters watched helplessly, as Duwayne was gunned down on the family plot earlier this year while trying to protect them from criminals…
7 Dec 2 min

Some support for Hope's Mum this Hot Cares Christmas 🎄

A mother who looks after her severely disabled daughter 24 hours a day is getting some support this Christmas thanks to HOT1027 listeners and Silverstar pays it forward. Sarah’s daughter Hope was diagnosed with meningitis and cerebral palsy when she was just a few months old. Without a wheelchair, Sarah…
6 Dec 2 min

Cataract surgery for Gerard this Hot Cares Christmas 🎄

A Benoni man whose going blind will be getting the cataract surgery he needs thanks to his neighbour, and HOT1027 listeners. Patrick got in touch with us to tell us about Gerard , who is so much more than just a neighbour. He was hoping we could help make a…
5 Dec 3 min

Amahle will soon see clearly thanks to Hot Cares Christmas 🎄

A young educator will soon be able to see clearly thanks to the kindness of HOT1027 listeners. The faculty at Saint Peter’s School got in touch with us and explained how 21 year old Amahle is trying his best to keep up with his studies , while battling with blurry…
4 Dec 3 min

Some breathing room for Johanna this Hot Cares Christmas 🎄

A dedicated mother and teacher whose undergoing cancer treatment will be getting some much needed support this Christmas thanks to HOT1027 listeners. Johanna’s loved ones got in touch with HOT1027 and outlined her courageous journey after being diagnosed with breast cancer. Caring for her special needs daughter means she can’t…
4 Dec 2 min

The Bully Chain: Season 2 : Episode 29 : "The Boss Whisperer"

With the focus on workplace bullying , experts are warning most abrasive leaders don’t see themselves as abrasive.. This November, HOT1027 News has looked at bullying from several angles .. and we’re wrapping up our special feature with valuable insight from a so-called “Boss Whisperer”. HOT1027’s Tara Penny has more…
30 Nov 2 min

The Bully Chain: Season 2 : Episode 27 : "A.I means we need to change tact"

With Artificial Intelligence encroaching into everyday life , social media law experts say we need to change tact when it comes to tackling bullying online. This November , HOT 1027 News is looking at bullying from as many viewpoints as possible and getting expert advice on how best we can…
28 Nov 2 min

Teeing up our golf lingo ahead of the Investec SA Open

We’re keeping the sunblock handy and the playlist fresh ahead of the exciting Investec SA Open - powered by hot 1027. It all tee’s off on Thursday with loads on offer for the whole family. Here at Hot House , we’re also brushing up on our lingo. HOT1027’s Tara Penny…
28 Nov 1 min

The Bully Chain : Season 2 : Episode 25 : "In many cases, you lose your job"

With many South Africans walking a daily minefield at the office, experts are warning that tackling workplace bullying is not a clear-cut process. For the rest of November , we’re looking at bullying in professional settings to try and help our listeners get through difficult situations.. Hot1027’s Tara Penny has…
25 Nov 2 min

The Bully Chain : Season 2 : Episode 23 : "There are long term effects"

Women and men who’ve been bullied in the workplace are being urged to read up on the long-term effects which can follow them into their next job interviews. For the rest of November, HOT1027 News is looking at bullying in the workplace, while reaching out to experts to give us…
23 Nov 1 min

The Bully Chain : Season 2 : Episode 22 : "Don't dismiss the microaggressions"

We’re all being urged to pay attention to microaggressions in the workplace. More importantly. we need to consistently document them. For these last two weeks of November, HOT1027 News is looking at bullying in the workplace, with a view to helping our listeners better navigate the painful and sometimes tricky…
22 Nov 1 min
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