Archive for April, 2017

Hart puts a Smile on your Dial

Hart puts a Smile on your Dial

30th April 2017 at 10:44 am 0 comments

Saturday tried tested us, let’s admit it. It was scorching hot! The temperature hovered at a fearsome 35º. But inside Melkbosstrand popular eatery The Hart Breadhouse & Eatery things were cooler, even pretty chilled. It was beer o’ clock by the time I got there to collect my trusty oldRead More

Artist Jess does it again!

Artist Jess does it again!

30th April 2017 at 9:40 am 0 comments

Talented Melkbosstrand artist Jessica Käsner is just 15 years old and in grade 10. It’s hard to believe this, but it’s a fact as her birth certificate states so. Her maturity, and the maturity that informs her best paintings, can fool one. Exhibition The Melkbosstrand High School learner’s latest masterpiece,Read More

Video of Armed Robbery Suspect Arrest

Video of Armed Robbery Suspect Arrest

25th April 2017 at 10:44 am 0 comments
Alleged Car Thieves arrested in Table View

Alleged Car Thieves arrested in Table View

25th April 2017 at 10:22 am 0 comments

Two suspected car thieves, aged 34 and 54 respectively, were arrested in Table View yesterday. The men will appear in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court tomorrow. Shortly after 15:00 yesterday members of Table View Police received information about a suspicious vehicle in Athens Road.  According to police spokesperson Captain AdrianaRead More

How an Armed Robbery Suspect from Atlantis was arrested in Melkbos

How an Armed Robbery Suspect from Atlantis was arrested in Melkbos

25th April 2017 at 9:24 am 0 comments

On Sunday night 23 April an armed robbery in Atlantis spilled over into Melkbosstrand. Read the official report by the Melkbosstrand Neighbourhood Watch below. 1. 19h41: Melkbos Neighbourhood Watch Response Team was informed of an armed robbery in Atlantis – suspect vehicle was on Atlantis Road heading towards R27 –Read More

Tony en Grietjie.

Sanger maak Kuns ten bate van Diere

24th April 2017 at 4:57 pm 0 comments

Sanger en liedjieskrywer Tony Ridgway se hart is nie meer by die musiekbedryf nie. Dis by diere in nood. En al het hy sopas ‘n toekenning gekry vir sy jongste produksie, kyk hy skaars op van die skets waarmee hy besig is, wanneer hy dit noem. Ons sit op dieRead More

Accused of Killing his Girlfriend

Accused of Killing his Girlfriend

24th April 2017 at 4:50 pm 0 comments

A woman was murdered in Manhattan Park in Parklands on Saturday evening. Candice Williams (34) died after allegedly being stabbed in the neck and stomach by her boyfriend. According to Table View police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, “The incident unfolded when the 28-year-old male arrived at the premises demanding toRead More

The City is set to dispose of the Dura Youth Centre, which residents say is used as a hideout by young criminals. Photo: Peter Luhanga/WCN

Derelict Atlantis Youth Centre a Haven for Gangs, say Residents

21st April 2017 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

This article first appeared in GroundUp By Peter Luhanga “Outside derelict flats gaping with broken window panes, two elderly women chat next to a clothes line. A few metres away a man, shirtless and covered in scars and tattoos, stands next to a spaza shop. Two children on a horseRead More

The Taxi Driver who Keeps his own Street Clean

The Taxi Driver who Keeps his own Street Clean

21st April 2017 at 12:06 pm 0 comments

This article first appeared in GroundUp on 18 April. By Peter Luhanga “A part-time taxi driver has taken it upon himself to clean a filthy kasi street with vigour and pride. Yamkela Ncume couldn’t stand the accumulating filth and stagnant grey water in Dunoon’s Gousbloom Street, so he started cleaningRead More

Colyn se Melktert

Colyn se Melktert

21st April 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

Deur Colyn Serfontein “Suid Afrika is tans in ‘n greep van melktert malligheid en dis op almal se lippe. Ek self is baie lief vir melktert, maar die tradisionele melktert het maar ‘n bitter kort raklewe. Sodra die kors eers deur die yskas was, is die magic weg, want enigeRead More

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