Archive for November, 2016

Some of the abalone found inside the storage unit in Table View.

‘Not my Abalone’ says Suspect of R1.5 million Haul

24th November 2016 at 11:00 am 0 comments

A 27-year-old man who was caught in Table View with abalone with an estimated street value of R1.5 million has denied that he is the owner. The man, who is a foreign national, was arrested at a storage unit in Table View. Police were tipped off that abalone was beingRead More

A cash-in-transit van was involved in a shoot-out this morning. Photos: ER24

Cash-in-Transit van in Shoot-out

24th November 2016 at 10:38 am 0 comments

A large cash-in-transit van was involved in a shoot-out this morning during which five people were injured. The incident occurred at the Van Dyks Drift and Goedehoop Road intersection outside of Witbank in Mpumalanga. According to ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring one of the five vehicles on the scene was aRead More

Coming up: Strongwoman’s hardest Challenge

Coming up: Strongwoman’s hardest Challenge

24th November 2016 at 9:26 am 0 comments

Melkbosstrand Strongwoman Liesl Schoonraad is gearing up for the hardest challenge in her extraordinary life. From 3-4 December she will flip a 75 kg tyre 1350 times – making this a total of 100 tons. The challenge will take place at the V&A Waterfront. “Don’t get me wrong. It’s goingRead More

Early Morning Nightmare for Tourists

Early Morning Nightmare for Tourists

23rd November 2016 at 9:46 am 0 comments

A German couple visiting Parklands have been left traumatised and unable to describe their assaillants after being robbed during the early hours of Wednesday morning. According to Table View police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler the couple were asleep in a residence in Stepney Road when the female was woken upRead More

Weapons, Ammo found in Ceiling, 6 Women Arrested

Weapons, Ammo found in Ceiling, 6 Women Arrested

22nd November 2016 at 9:38 am 0 comments

Atlantis – Six women (17-49) were arrested on Friday 18 November after unlicensed firearms and ammunition were found in the ceiling of a house in Duif steeg in Robinvale. Members of the Atlantis Crime Prevention Unit searched the house after receiving a tip-off. They found a .38 Torres revolver andRead More

Increase in Guy Fawkes Injuries

Increase in Guy Fawkes Injuries

7th November 2016 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

The “massive headache” of Guy Fawkes is over for another year. According to the City of Cape Town nearly 30 000 people visited designated firework sites on Guy Fawkes (5 November). Table View and Maiden’s Cove were the busiest sites, with 15 000 and 10 000 estimated revellers respectively. The two sites alsoRead More

Pythons guard Drugs

Pythons guard Drugs

7th November 2016 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

A drug merchant from Hendriena in Mpumalanga imagined that he could keep police at bay by hiding his drugs beneath his pet pythons. But the drug merchant was in for a surprise or two. On the afternoon of 3 November police descended on the merchant’s house and told him toRead More

Water restrictions. Photo: Melkbos.net

Cape Town Water Restrictions

7th November 2016 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Capetonians will be required to abide by the following regulations until further notice. Restrictions applicable to all customers: Watering or irrigation with drinking water from municipal supply of gardens, lawns, flower beds and other plants, vegetable gardens, sports fields, parks and other open spaces is allowed only if using aRead More

Table View Accident: Biker Seriously Injured

Table View Accident: Biker Seriously Injured

7th November 2016 at 11:52 am 0 comments

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

Destination Damhuis

Destination Damhuis

7th November 2016 at 10:35 am 0 comments

A simple Sunday lunch became something else yesterday. It had to do with location, location, location, and in this case the location was the historic Damhuis restaurant in Beach Road, Melkbosstrand. Think whitewashed thatched roof building that has been lovingly preserved. And then stop thinking. My friend nearly overthought hisRead More

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