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Lil Shifterz receive Protea Colours

24th July 2016

Local hip hop crew the Lil Shifterz is the first dance group in South Africa to receive official Protea colours in hip hop dance. The crew received their green and gold blazers and ties at a ceremony last night (23 July) at the Ocean Sizzler Restaurant at Eden on theRead More

From left to right: Harry White CEO Atlantic Beach Homeowners Association, Lucienne Fild the Chairman of the Atlantic Beach Homeowners Association, Elmien Vermeulen and Patti Diedericks from Peanut Animal Welfare, Mike Morey Managing Director of Pam Golding Property Management.

Kind Gesture: Peanut’s Vet Bill gets Paid

21st July 2016

A big thumbs-up for Atlantic Beach Estate. As part of their social responsibility program Atlantic Beach Homeowners Association and its partner Pam Golding Property Management have donated R10 700 to help Peanut Animal Welfare pay its vet bill. CEO of the Estate, Harry White, explained that animal welfare is closeRead More

Mieliebrood met Houding

Mieliebrood met Houding

7th June 2016

Die nimlike Colyn Serfontein van Colyn Maak Mankos Faam deel sy resep vir glutenvrye mieliebrood met ons. “Mieliebrood met houding,” noem Colyn dit, en soos gewoonlik gaan die resep gepaard met Colyn se wonderlike skrywe wat in jou kop gaan maal lank nadat die mieliebrood verorber is. “Mieliebrood is ietsRead More

Olive Close’s Other Side

Olive Close’s Other Side

3rd July 2016

Some surprises await one in Olive Close – like Lena Smit and Piet Saxon. Lena is a Florence Nightingale figure and Piet started the soccer team the Melkbos Rangers in the Ogieskraal Farm informal settlement years ago. I visited Lena and Piet on Saturday morning. The development of 100 housesRead More

You can go! Photo: Marnette Meyer

Snapshots from a Police Station

18th July 2016

Melkbosstrand Police’s Mandela Day activities started with police officers conducting a licence inspection at Kreeftebaai in conjunction with the Melkbos Neighbourhood law enforcement officers from Big Bay. They also handed out pamphlets explaining the Batho Pele principles which explain that service delivery has to be transparent. Thereafter it was timeRead More

Dit was lank gelede ... Foto's: Litnet.

Hennie praat Rugby

7th June 2016

Woordeman Hennie van Deventer peins hier oor die groot saak van OOR OF MIS. Is dit belangrik? Dis lewensbelangrik, sal alle rugby liefhebbers vir jou sê. “Rugby was in my tyd in Kollege (1958 -1962) ‘n saak na aan die gemeenskaplike hart. Groot wedstryde is gespeel, en dikwels gewen, wantRead More

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From left to right: Harry White CEO Atlantic Beach Homeowners Association, Lucienne Fild the Chairman of the Atlantic Beach Homeowners Association, Elmien Vermeulen and Patti Diedericks from Peanut Animal Welfare, Mike Morey Managing Director of Pam Golding Property Management.

Kind Gesture: Peanut’s Vet Bill gets Paid

21st July 2016 at 3:19 pm 0 comments

A big thumbs-up for Atlantic Beach Estate. As part of their social responsibility program Atlantic Beach Homeowners Association and its partner Pam Golding Property Management have donated R10 700 to help Peanut Animal Welfare pay its vet bill. CEO of the Estate, Harry White, explained that animal welfare is closeRead More

Cameraman will be Prosecuted

Cameraman will be Prosecuted

21st July 2016 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

Cape of Good Hope SPCA spokesperson Tara McGovern today confirmed that the youth who filmed the torture and killing of a dog in Manenberg recently will also be prosecuted. The SPCA has opened a criminal case against eight youths whose ages range from seven to 18. McGovern says that theRead More

Horrific Animal Abuse

Horrific Animal Abuse

20th July 2016 at 6:15 pm 0 comments

The SPCA has opened a criminal case against eight youths, of whom some are as young as seven years, who stoned and drowned a dog in Manenberg recently. The dog’s torture was captured on video and given to the SPCA. The video shows the youths, who have been identified, torturingRead More

Papegaaitjie was found in a garden in Commaille.

Papegaaitjie: Talkative Bird is Keeping Mum

20th July 2016 at 12:51 pm 0 comments

Papegaaitjie the wandering young African Grey has returned home to Ou Skip. He disappeared from Ou Skip on 18 July and was returned home a day later when he was spotted sitting in a tree in someone’s garden. Safe and sound, except for one thing. He had lost something duringRead More

‘Aunties’ give special Blankies

‘Aunties’ give special Blankies

19th July 2016 at 5:59 pm 0 comments

A boy’s second day in crèche took a happy turn when the head of the Happy Hookers presented him with a brand new hand-crocheted blanket. There were blankets for 46 children attending the Sunshine Daycare in Atlantis. The children, who range in age from 16 months to five years, cuddledRead More

The Lil Shifterz.

First Dance Team to become Springboks

19th July 2016 at 3:53 pm 0 comments

Local hip hop crew the Lil Shifterz is the first dance group in South Africa to receive Springbok colours. The president of Hip Hop Internation handed over the crew’s green and gold blazers and ties at a ceremony on Saturday evening at the Ocean Sizzler Restaurant at Eden on theRead More

Crime Roundup

Crime Roundup

19th July 2016 at 2:27 pm 0 comments

Wolwerivier: According to the head of the Philadelphia police, Captain Frederick Rossouw, a man (who is described as being older than 18) died on Sunday night as a result of being stabbed in Wolwerivier. The stabbing took place recently. The victim and his assaillant had apparently been quarrelling. According toRead More

You can go! Photo: Marnette Meyer

Snapshots from a Police Station

18th July 2016 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

Melkbosstrand Police’s Mandela Day activities started with police officers conducting a licence inspection at Kreeftebaai in conjunction with the Melkbos Neighbourhood law enforcement officers from Big Bay. They also handed out pamphlets explaining the Batho Pele principles which explain that service delivery has to be transparent. Thereafter it was timeRead More

The Day Mandela’s Child got a Cap & Jersey

The Day Mandela’s Child got a Cap & Jersey

18th July 2016 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

On Mandela Day a little girl got a treat. Which was something, since she had missed out on school magically. But never mind. It was Mandela Day and all was forgiven as the local police accompanied by other worthies visited the poorest of the poor living on Varkplaas, 4 xRead More

Close Shave with Death

Close Shave with Death

17th July 2016 at 2:10 pm 0 comments

Emergency services had a busy weekend dealing with accidents. In some cases people were lucky and in some others, not at all. Two travellers travelling along the N7 will live to tell their tale although both vehicles left the road. A vehicle travelling on the N7 before the M19 leftRead More