Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

20th June 2017

Every weekend intrepid Melksbosstrand photographer Denise Crawford takes to the road, and photographs the picturesque villages of the West Coast. Sometimes they’re not villages but bigger and grander places, but one won’t be pedantic about this. The West Coast is at heart, for many of us still a series ofRead More

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Colyn se Sop met ‘hart en siel’

15th May 2017

Maak hierdie winter lekker met sjef-en-storieverteller Colyn Serfontein se heerlike sopresep. Deur Colyn Serfontein “Sop … so klein woordjie maar met so groot betekenis. Ek het in die maer jare groot geword en sop was ‘n baie belangrike deel van ons dieet. My ma het altyd geraap en skraap enRead More

Angels of Mercy

Angels of Mercy

24th June 2017

The ACVV’s angels of mercy have been busy. During Child Protection Week they fed and clothed 862 people. These included both the young and old. Blankets, shoes, socks and beanies were given to the 173 learners of Vaatjie Moravian Primary School. The learners of the small no-fee farm school wereRead More

Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

15th June 2017

A housebreaker with an affinity for stealing “small items” has been stopped in his tracks. Yandisa Mthwecu was linked to seven housebreaking cases in the Table View and Parklands area. He was handed a 12-year prison sentence on 30 May. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, Mthwecu “stole smallRead More

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Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

15th June 2017 at 10:19 am 0 comments

A housebreaker with an affinity for stealing “small items” has been stopped in his tracks. Yandisa Mthwecu was linked to seven housebreaking cases in the Table View and Parklands area. He was handed a 12-year prison sentence on 30 May. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, Mthwecu “stole smallRead More

Hisense in Atlantis reaches Million Milestone

Hisense in Atlantis reaches Million Milestone

12th June 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The Hisense factory in Atlantis has produced its millionth television and millionth fridge.  Mayor Patricia de Lille congratulated the factory on this achievement on Sunday. It has been four years since Hisense opened its factory on the West Coast. It currently employs about 500 full-time employees. Hisense uses this factory asRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

12th June 2017 at 10:10 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “Hope you had a lekker weekend! It’s Monday and the surf has picked up, but the wind is still from the north causing it to be lumpy and bumpy. This means you can go to work without FOMO (fear of missing out on). Or you could try catchRead More

Six injured in Melkbosstrand Taxi Collision

Six injured in Melkbosstrand Taxi Collision

10th June 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

According to ER24 six people sustained minor to moderate injuries when a taxi and a car collided on the M19 near the R304 in Melkbosstrand last night. “Approximately 8.30pm, an off duty ER24 paramedics was on her way home when she came across the collision. Upon assessment, she found thatRead More

As Pretty as a Snowdrop

As Pretty as a Snowdrop

10th June 2017 at 7:09 am 0 comments

It may have been miserable on the weather front, but for at least one youngster this week has had a highlight. Caroline Silwer (12) tried on her new church dress at Mary Poppe’s haberdashery shop in the Palm Centre in Melkbosstrand yesterday afternoon. She also bravely posed for a photoRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

10th June 2017 at 6:36 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “Hope you enjoyed the storm! After a week of hectic weather it starts all over again on Saturday with strong onshore winds and rain, and that only means one thing. Go shopping with the Mrs to buy your Father’s Day gifts or spend the whole day overdosing onRead More

R500 000 Found in Teen’s Car Boot

R500 000 Found in Teen’s Car Boot

9th June 2017 at 9:37 am 1 comment

A teenage boy who was found in possession of R500 000 on Monday night will be appearing in court today. The 15-year-old boy was arrested shortly before 23:00 when he tried to evade a police vehicle checkpoint near Parklands Main Road.  When the boy noticed the police he turned his vehicleRead More

Malmesbury Man Murdered

Malmesbury Man Murdered

9th June 2017 at 9:19 am 0 comments

Malmesbury police are seeking the public’s assistance in connection with the murder of a 30-year-old security guard. The man’s body was found tied to a construction vehicle on the N7 opposite Abbotsdale on Tuesday morning. He had been on duty the night before. The man had sustained trauma to theRead More

Hot Spot for Theft

Hot Spot for Theft

8th June 2017 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Table View Police warns motorists to be on the alert at the intersection of Blaauwberg and Koeberg Road in Table View, as well as Potsdam Road near the Stables. According to recent reports there has been an increase in cellphones stolen from stationary cars at these places.  No firearms wereRead More

Drunk Driver on West Coast Road

Drunk Driver on West Coast Road

8th June 2017 at 6:16 pm 0 comments

A woman who was arrested on a charge of drunken driving was set to appear in the Cape Town magistrate’s court on 6 June. The 49-year-old woman was arrested at 00:45 on 29 May after driving recklessly across the West Coast Road, says police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler. She keptRead More

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