Going the Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile

30th March 2017

Melkbosstrand police awarded certificates for excellent service last week. Major General Aneeqah Jordaan, Milnerton cluster commander, and Melkbosstrand station commander Captain Ronita van der Toorn watched as the vice-chairman of the CPF Gordon Cudmore handed over an award to Constable Mpho Molotsi. Constables Gaynor Brandt and Esau Pietersen also receivedRead More

Uniformed Men Kidnap Bloubergstrand Man

Uniformed Men Kidnap Bloubergstrand Man

24th March 2017

Five official-looking men kidnapped a Bloubergstrand man last week. The events unfolded after the men knocked on  the front door of a house in Coral Road around 8:00, Wednesday evening. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler two of the five men wore bullet proof vests, while the others woreRead More

Super Cyclist Ahead!

Super Cyclist Ahead!

28th March 2017

Quentin Radsma does things with a bicycle that other people can’t. The 36-year-old Durbanville resident was spotted performing at Eden on the Bay by sharp-eyed Melkbosstrand photographer Denise Crawford. Crawford captured Radsma riding on his back wheel from one cement pillar to the other. There were about 5-6 pillars, andRead More

Super Cyclist Ahead!

Super Cyclist Ahead!

28th March 2017

Quentin Radsma does things with a bicycle that other people can’t. The 36-year-old Durbanville resident was spotted performing at Eden on the Bay by sharp-eyed Melkbosstrand photographer Denise Crawford. Crawford captured Radsma riding on his back wheel from one cement pillar to the other. There were about 5-6 pillars, andRead More

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Going the Extra Mile

Going the Extra Mile

30th March 2017 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Melkbosstrand police awarded certificates for excellent service last week. Major General Aneeqah Jordaan, Milnerton cluster commander, and Melkbosstrand station commander Captain Ronita van der Toorn watched as the vice-chairman of the CPF Gordon Cudmore handed over an award to Constable Mpho Molotsi. Constables Gaynor Brandt and Esau Pietersen also receivedRead More

Midnight Abalone Drama

Midnight Abalone Drama

24th March 2017 at 2:20 pm 3 comments

There was to be no rest for the police on Monday, 21 March. It was already close to midnight when Melkbosstrand police were informed that divers had been seen entering the ocean near 5th Avenue.   According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler a team consisting of the Melkbosstrand police,Read More

Help Police Station Get new Coat of Paint

Help Police Station Get new Coat of Paint

24th March 2017 at 1:34 pm 0 comments

How do you transform a grim police station into a place where people want to be? You get a busy bee like Annaleen van Coller onto the job. The Melkbosstrand hairstylist has single-handedly started 110 WhatsApp Street Watch groups consisting of 12 000 members, and raised the money to refurnish andRead More

Water Crisis: Emergency Schemes

Water Crisis: Emergency Schemes

21st March 2017 at 8:19 am 0 comments

The City of Cape Town announced yesterday that dam levels have dropped to 28,6%. This is 1,4% down from a week ago. With the last 10% of a dam’s water mostly not being useable, dam levels are effectively at about 18,6 % of usable water – with approximately 103 daysRead More

R39,3 Million Library for Dunoon

R39,3 Million Library for Dunoon

20th March 2017 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

Construction started last week on a state of the art library in Dunoon. The R39,3 million three storey-building will boast impressive technological and green features, and is expected to be completed middle of next year. Notable features: • Two storeys will house books; and users will have free internet access.Read More

I Love Melkies Expands

I Love Melkies Expands

19th March 2017 at 7:24 pm 0 comments

Popular Melkbosstrand beachfront eatery I Love Melkies is expanding. The restaurant has taken over the next door premises that belonged to Melkbos Tailors. Want to go there this weekend? Sadly, you can’t, as renovations are under way. If you peer through the glass doors you can see that the wallRead More

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Another Eland, and Plans, for Reserve

16th March 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The last of eight eland was released into the Blaauwberg Nature Reserve last week. Seven more eland were introduced to the 2000 ha reserve in December 2016, and again in February, this year. 8 Eland, 5 hartebeest “Thus far, eight eland and five hartebeest have been reintroduced,” says the City’sRead More

What to do if there’s a Break-in

What to do if there’s a Break-in

16th March 2017 at 9:19 am 2 comments

What to do if there’s a break-in while you’re at home? Table View police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler gives the following advice: •  If you wake up during the night and suspect that someone is in your house you should not investigate.  Lock the bedroom door and call your securityRead More

Soulful Art on Special

Soulful Art on Special

13th March 2017 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

“Your prices are too low! Remember, you’re not selling a mere product. You’re selling a part of yourself,” someone scolded artist and gallery owner Marina Jacobs this morning. The person was upset by her special offer. It states: “If you buy a Marina Jacobs painting to the value of R1500Read More

Robbers hit Pub, hijack Car in Table View

Robbers hit Pub, hijack Car in Table View

13th March 2017 at 2:56 pm 0 comments

Two men and a woman attempted to rob a pub in Porterfield Road, Table View, shortly before 11 o’ clock yesterday morning. They failed, but things went awry from there. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler one of the suspects pointed a firearm at the bartender, and a struggleRead More

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