Archive for August, 2017

4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

17th August 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Why do Melkies love Melkbosstrand?  Below are some of the reasons in pictures.

Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

17th August 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Neighbourhood watches are in the fast lane thanks to a new system. The system, that comprises base radios and applications like WhatsApp, Telegram and Link, allows 79 city neighbourhood watches (including those in Melkbosstrand, Atlantis and Parklands) to relay incidents, post warnings or request emergency assistance. The neighbourhood watch radioRead More

Mandrax, ‘Tomato plants’ & Other Paraphernalia lead to Arrests

Mandrax, ‘Tomato plants’ & Other Paraphernalia lead to Arrests

17th August 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

A tip-off from an anonymous caller lead to the arrest of four suspected drug dealers in Table View. According to  police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler one of them offered an ingenious excuse. He claimed that a cannabis plant was in fact a “tomato plant.” The arrests took place early MondayRead More

Arts & Crafts Classes a Hit

Arts & Crafts Classes a Hit

15th August 2017 at 9:18 am 0 comments

The regular arts and crafts classes presented at the Beach House Gallery at MJ’s in Melkbosstrand are proving to be a hit. Attendees at Saturday’s class were able to express ‘sweet memories’ using paint, stencils, 3D objects and Mod Podge on wooden panels. The class was as full as galleryRead More

Police Vans Collide Outside Melkbosstrand

Police Vans Collide Outside Melkbosstrand

13th August 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

According to ER24 six people were injured when two police vehicles collided on the R27 outside Melkbosstrand last night. The accident took place at approximately 21h20. At the time of their arrival, ER24 paramedics found fire and rescue personnel removing an entrapped patient from one of the police vehicles. Five menRead More

10 Pella Families get Houses

10 Pella Families get Houses

11th August 2017 at 10:42 am 0 comments

Ten families from Pella in Atlantis received the keys to their new homes yesterday. Amongst the recipients were the elderly, people with disabilities and some indigent residents who had been living on land adjacent to Klein Dassenberg Road for many decades.  Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille handed over theRead More

R3-Million Dagga Bust in T’View Flat

R3-Million Dagga Bust in T’View Flat

10th August 2017 at 10:28 am 2 comments

An early morning search for a man who had allegedly assaulted a woman and her child, yielded big returns for Table View police. The woman directed them to a flat in Sandown Estate, where police then found dried hydroponic dagga valued at R3 million! According to police spokesperson Captain FCRead More

Galjoen Derby Results

Galjoen Derby Results

9th August 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

The recent Melkbosstrand Galjoen Derby attracted a shoal of anglers. 140 Anglers took part. This is in comparison with the 120 that took part in 2016. The anglers were able to fish along a long strand of beach between Cape Town Harbour and Yzerfontein. According to the secretary of theRead More

Scene from a Farmstall

Scene from a Farmstall

9th August 2017 at 9:49 am 0 comments

Come five o’ clock in the afternoon the Farmyard farmstall on the busy R27 appears deceptively quiet. It’s closed its doors for the day. But outside the butter yellow building life continues. The resident chickens take over. A group of hens cluster on the stoep, and cluck-cluck companionably in Chickenese.Read More

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