Archive for July, 2016

Medical rescue scenarios were practiced at the NSRI. Potos: NSRI & Melkbos.net

NSRI Angels

31st July 2016 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

NSRI Station 18’s medical training exercise yesterday had spectators agog. Dramatic scenarios were played out as ‘injured’ people were treated on the lawn next to the NSRI, and a helicopter belonging to Adrios Global Aviation took off on repeated mercy flights. Finally, a trip was made by rubber duck andRead More

Grim Sunday on Road

Grim Sunday on Road

31st July 2016 at 10:41 am 1 comment

An accident occurred early this morning in misty conditions on the N7. According to Warren Cupido, spokesperson for the South African Paramedics Services, the accident took place on the N7, Melkbos turnoff, around 5:55 am. According to Cupido only one vehicle was involved in the accident. The Jaws of LifeRead More

Amelia (left) and the puppy that was not in the mood. Photos: Marnette Meyer

Amelia gets a Home

30th July 2016 at 9:39 am 0 comments

4-Month-old Amelia has hit the jackpot. This week the one time sickly orphan was welcomed into the home of her furever family. And what a home Amelia has found. She has two loving owners, a four-legged brother whose tail wags when he sees her and lots of family and four-leggedRead More

2 Accidents, 1 Day, Same Place

2 Accidents, 1 Day, Same Place

28th July 2016 at 1:57 pm 0 comments

2 Accidents, 1 Day, Same Place…Things went haywire at the R27 and M19 intersection traffic lights today. The day started off with a head-on collision and by late afternoon, there was another accident. A motorist who did not brake in time collided into the back of one of the MelkbosstrandRead More

Is dit legal, vra Bokka.

Droom oor ‘n Huis

28th July 2016 at 12:50 pm 0 comments

Winter is swaar as jy arm is. Vra vir mense soos Bokka en Shaun wat in die informele nedersettings oorkant die R27 woon en droom oor ‘n huis en ‘n dak wat nie lek nie. Na dae van swaar reën is dit genadiglik droog wanneer Melkbos.net die plaaslike polisie enRead More

Man Dies in Fire

Man Dies in Fire

28th July 2016 at 10:20 am 0 comments

A man from Witsand died in a shack fire over the weekend. According to Witsand residents the fire was raging out of control when they woke up at 3 am on Sunday morning. Flames as high as the trees surrounding the shacks consumed six of the makeshift homes as wellRead More

Crime Round-Up

Crime Round-Up

27th July 2016 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

A house was broken into in Reiger Street on 26 July. The incident took place between 8:20 am and 12:30 pm. The owner was not at home at the time of the incident. Upon the owner’s return he found the front door and safety gate forced open; entry had probablyRead More

Dog’s Autopsy Details Released

Dog’s Autopsy Details Released

26th July 2016 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

The post mortem report for a dog that was tortured to death in Manenberg by eight youths has been released by the Cape of Good Hope SPCA. According to the official state veterinarian’s autopsy, the dog, which has now been named Sam, suffered multiple grievous injuries at the hands ofRead More

Jak J. Brits en Anushka Life.

Jak, jou Cool Kalant

26th July 2016 at 8:54 am 0 comments

‘n Artikel oor die sanger en liedjieskrywer Jak J. Brits sou kon begin met iets soos, “Plaaslike sanger gee vertoning by die Galloway Teater by Kaapse Waterfront.” En dat Jakkals Song beloof om nog beter te wees as die vertoning wat hy daarvan by 2015 se Woordfees gegee het omdatRead More

The Lil Shifterz.

Lil Shifterz receive Protea Colours

24th July 2016 at 8:12 am 0 comments

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

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