Armed Robbery at Blouberg Eatery

Armed Robbery at Blouberg Eatery

21st February 2017

According to Table View police an armed robbery took place at a popular restaurant at Marine Circle, Bloubergstrand, on Sunday 19 February. A traumatised employee told officers that three men, of whom one had a firearm, approached him inside the premises around 10:00. The complainant ran to press the panicRead More

Table View Accident: Biker Seriously Injured

Table View Accident: Biker Seriously Injured

7th November 2016

A biker who collided with a car in Table View last night was seriously injured while the driver of the car escaped unscathed. The accident took place at the intersection of Otto Du Plesiss and David Baird Road. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring paramedics found the biker, who isRead More

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129 Days of Useable Water Left

21st February 2017

As of yesterday, 20 February, dam levels have dropped to 34,5%, which is 1,7% down from a week ago. With the last 10% of a dam’s water not being useable, dam levels are effectively at 24,5%. Consumption remains too high The latest consumption is 801 million litres of collective useRead More

CCMA tells Correctional Services to Cough Up

CCMA tells Correctional Services to Cough Up

21st September 2016

An employee of the Department of Correctional Services has been awarded R70 000 compensation on grounds of racial discrimination. According to a report published by the trade union Solidarity on their website, Philip Kitching applied for the position of Deputy Director: Head of the Correctional Centre in the Rustenburg ManagementRead More

Battle of the Potjiekos Masters

Battle of the Potjiekos Masters

5th November 2016

41 Potjiekos masters battled it out peacefully at the Potjiekos Competition at the Country Club in Melkbosstrand on Saturday. The potjies were made in the time honoured way: Which means slowly. Really slowly.  “We started at 11 o’ clock,” the friendly woman who lives in Morning Star told Melkbos.net aroundRead More

Hoekom neuk mens met skrywer wees?

Hoekom neuk mens met skrywer wees?

29th January 2017

Hoekom neuk mens met skrywer wees? Dis die vraag wat baie skrywers (en hulle gesinne) vra. Dis die vraag wat die uitgewer en skrywer Anna Emm gisteroggend in Plattekloof aan ‘n groepie van haar skrywers gestel het. Hoekom skryf ons stories terwyl die ekonomie druk en die droogte die landRead More

Dagga Olympics!

Dagga Olympics!

26th September 2016

Eastern Cape – According to the South African Police Service dagga valued at R3 840 000 was confiscated. The compressed dagga filled 16 bags; with each bag weighing 30 kg. It was being transported inside a trailer but the trailer never got to its destination as police and provincial traffic officersRead More

Mia Erasmus and Nikita ... Photos: Provided

Young Ice Queens

26th August 2016

High times and hard falls. This seems to sum up the life of a top ice skater. But if you ask WP ice skaters Mia Erasmus (15) and Nikita Calitz (16), both learners at Melkbosstrand Private School, if they would have it any other way they would say ‘no.’ TheRead More

Colyn bak Crunchies

Colyn bak Crunchies

16th January 2017

Deur Colyn Serfontein Die nimlike Colyn Serfontein van Colyn Maak Man Kos-faam skryf hierso oor koekies wat ‘n glimlag na jou gesig bring: crunchies.  Hulle was, en bly mos die lekkerste lekker. Oudergewoonte kom die resep saam met die storie. “Meeste van ons wat in die sestiger jare grootgeword het,Read More

A Woofing Good Time

A Woofing Good Time

16th October 2016

Milnerton Fleamarket went gaga over Sirius the dog yesterday. The exuberant cross-breed Bouvier from Rosebank won the hearts of amongst others well-known Cape Town antique dealer Bruce Tait, who quipped, “Isn’t it dreadful when your dog gets more attention than you?” Sirius’s owner refers to him as “Sirius the dogRead More

Support Group for Cardiac Sufferers

Support Group for Cardiac Sufferers

21st September 2016

Never heard of Mended Hearts? Well, now you have. This initiative of the Heart and Stroke Foundation holds free monthly support meetings in Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth for people who have suffered a cardiac event or stroke. Families and friends are welcome to attend too. The meetings aimRead More

Danie Botha se Reis na Gister

Danie Botha se Reis na Gister

6th February 2017

Deur Danie Botha Dis net reg dat ek begin beplan. Seker maak die kar is skoon, sy bande goed gepomp en die roof carrier mooi vasgesweis. Toe maar, ek jok sommer oor die bagasierak op die dak. Dalk ‘n outyse waterbottel voor aan die bumper vasgemaak om die wind teRead More

Die biere is met sorg deur TakeaLot se mense na ons gebring.

My lewe met ‘n yskas vol craft bier & goed bedoelde raad

6th February 2017

Deur Linza de Jager Craftbier drinkers kan jou vertel: hulle duur sopie maak hulle gelukkig! Die binnekant van ons yskas hier op Melkbosstrand bevestig dit. Hier’s ‘n versameling craft biere wat nou die dag deur twee vriendelike siele van takealot aangery is, en toe met soveel sorg die trappies afRead More

Other News

Week’s Crime in Review

Week’s Crime in Review

19th February 2017 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Husband & wife arrested for housebreaking During the early evening hours of Thursday 16 February Table View police received information about the whereabouts of two suspects who are linked to a housebreaking that took place in November last year in Table View. The police went to an address in Summergreens,Read More

Tippler brings Traffic to a Standstill

Tippler brings Traffic to a Standstill

14th February 2017 at 9:37 am 0 comments

A drunk driver brought traffic to a standstill in Table View on Sunday night. The man blacked out at the intersection of Blaauwberg and Jansen Road, causing a traffic obstruction. One empty whisky bottle was found in his car, as well as a second nearly empty bottle. The Ghost SquadRead More

Swaeltjies: Anna Emm en die instrukteur.

Kyk Wie Vlieg so Lekker!

9th February 2017 at 7:54 am 0 comments

Die uitgewer en skrywer Anna Emm is alom bekend as ‘n kick-ass vrou.  En Dinsdagoggend vroeg het sy dit onderstreep toe sy  in Melkbosstrand omgewing uit ‘n vliegtuig kom spring het. Dit was met ‘n valskerm vanuit ‘n vliegtuig wat 9000 voet bo die aarde was. En dit het gelykRead More

Atlantic Beach Golf course. Photo: Atlantic Beach Golf Club

Fundraiser will Benefit Town

7th February 2017 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

Any golfer who was still planning to buy a ticket for the Melkbos Neighbourhood Watch’s annual golf day fundraiser on 3 March had better think again. The field is full. But don’t mope. The fundraiser, which includes a dinner and auction, is going to benefit the whole town. The moneyRead More

Suspect Wore Hoodie & One Glove

Suspect Wore Hoodie & One Glove

7th February 2017 at 12:46 pm 0 comments

Don’t judge a book by its cover, the old saying goes. But sometimes one can… According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, sergeant Rowan Dowie noticed a suspicious-looking man sitting on a corner in Parklands early yesterday morning. The man was wearing one glove and a hooded top. Due toRead More

Die biere is met sorg deur TakeaLot se mense na ons gebring.

My lewe met ‘n yskas vol craft bier & goed bedoelde raad

6th February 2017 at 9:50 am 0 comments

Deur Linza de Jager Craftbier drinkers kan jou vertel: hulle duur sopie maak hulle gelukkig! Die binnekant van ons yskas hier op Melkbosstrand bevestig dit. Hier’s ‘n versameling craft biere wat nou die dag deur twee vriendelike siele van takealot aangery is, en toe met soveel sorg die trappies afRead More

Danie Botha se Reis na Gister

Danie Botha se Reis na Gister

6th February 2017 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Deur Danie Botha Dis net reg dat ek begin beplan. Seker maak die kar is skoon, sy bande goed gepomp en die roof carrier mooi vasgesweis. Toe maar, ek jok sommer oor die bagasierak op die dak. Dalk ‘n outyse waterbottel voor aan die bumper vasgemaak om die wind teRead More

Huge Abalone Busts: Suspects in Court Today

Huge Abalone Busts: Suspects in Court Today

6th February 2017 at 7:18 am 0 comments

10 Suspects found in possession of abalone valued at more than R9 million were arrested by Milnerton Cluster police on Thursday, 2 February. The arrests took place at three different venues, says police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler. At a warehouse in Senna Park, Killarney Gardens two Chinese men (aged 31Read More

Richard Scott’s Artworks stolen by Armed Robbers

Richard Scott’s Artworks stolen by Armed Robbers

3rd February 2017 at 9:17 am 0 comments

Two mixed media artworks by Melkbos artist Richard Scott have been stolen by armed robbers. Three armed robbers descended on the Daville Baillie Gallery in Norwood, Johannesburg, during working hours on 31 January. The robbery was captured by CCTV cameras. Footage shows how the robbers took artworks displayed in differentRead More

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17 Suspects Arrested

2nd February 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Following a recent spate of early morning break-ins Melkbosstrand police and law enforcement agencies arrested 17 suspects. The arrests were made between 21 and 27 January. According to police spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard Melkbosstrand police conducted high density operations to curb crime and to maintain visibility in the Melkbosstrand policeRead More

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