Archive for June, 2017

Melkbosstrander Writes Wacky New Children’s Book

Melkbosstrander Writes Wacky New Children’s Book

30th June 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Melkbosstrand resident Linza de Jager has turned over a new leaf. And no, she has not turned green. She has become invisible. Well, in a way… Linza is the author of a wacky new series of children’s books called The Invisible Adventures of Max Pepper. The first book in theRead More

Body Found near Milnerton

Body Found near Milnerton

30th June 2017 at 9:13 am 0 comments

ER24 reports that the body of a man was found in a field off Bosmansdam Road in Milnerton yesterday. The man is believed to have been in his 50s. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring says that “ER24 paramedics were responding to another emergency when they were flagged down by members ofRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

26th June 2017 at 9:34 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “Hope you enjoyed the surfing this weekend. It just doesn’t get any better! Monday feels like a surfing hangover day after all the hype of international surfers in the Bos the whole week – and now it’s over. I spoke to one of the main organisers and theyRead More

Angels of Mercy

Angels of Mercy

24th June 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

The ACVV’s angels of mercy have been busy. During Child Protection Week they fed and clothed 862 people. These included both the young and old. Blankets, shoes, socks and beanies were given to the 173 learners of Vaatjie Moravian Primary School. The learners of the small no-fee farm school wereRead More

Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

20th June 2017 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Every weekend intrepid Melksbosstrand photographer Denise Crawford takes to the road, and photographs the picturesque villages of the West Coast. Sometimes they’re not villages but bigger and grander places, but one won’t be pedantic about this. The West Coast is at heart, for many of us still a series ofRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

19th June 2017 at 10:28 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “You’d get out there early today (Monday), because it sounds as if Father Neptune is really angry: the waves are breaking on the outer reefs in these windless conditions. The wind starts to pick up around mid-morning bringing some rain. So get those JoJo tanks ready! On TuesdayRead More

Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

Housebreaker gets 12-Year Sentence

15th June 2017 at 10:19 am 0 comments

A housebreaker with an affinity for stealing “small items” has been stopped in his tracks. Yandisa Mthwecu was linked to seven housebreaking cases in the Table View and Parklands area. He was handed a 12-year prison sentence on 30 May. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler, Mthwecu “stole smallRead More

Followed from Bank & Robbed

Followed from Bank & Robbed

15th June 2017 at 9:54 am 0 comments

A Table View resident was followed home from the bank yesterday, and robbed at gunpoint. The incident took place at noon, outside the victim’s home in Guildford Road, upon his return from a nearby bank. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler the incident unfolded as follow: Three armed menRead More

Table View Police’s Safety Tips

Table View Police’s Safety Tips

14th June 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

Display your house number clearly so that it can be easily seen by emergency service or police. Store and label emergency contact numbers in your phone to allow fast dialling in an emergency. Don’t go into your house if you find a door or window open, or signs of forcedRead More

Hisense in Atlantis reaches Million Milestone

Hisense in Atlantis reaches Million Milestone

12th June 2017 at 10:32 am 0 comments

The Hisense factory in Atlantis has produced its millionth television and millionth fridge.  Mayor Patricia de Lille congratulated the factory on this achievement on Sunday. It has been four years since Hisense opened its factory on the West Coast. It currently employs about 500 full-time employees. Hisense uses this factory asRead More

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