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Good-bye, Joshua. Photos: Marnette Meyer

Goodbye, Joshua

5th November 2017 at 10:53 am 0 comments

Yesterday’s memorial service for Joshua Joubert (14) was gut-wrenching. The service was held on Melkbosstrand’s main beach, close to where Joshua drowned last Sunday. The Atlantis boy drowned before his mother Crystal’s eyes. The family made use of MyCiti’s Free Ride offer on that day. How they must regret havingRead More

Guy Fawkes is coming … batten down the hatches

Guy Fawkes is coming … batten down the hatches

3rd November 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

Gay Fawkes is on Sunday – and although many of us might want to batten down the hatches it’s not going to go away. Here’s what West Coast residents need to know. The Tourism Centre in Athens Road, Table View beachfront, is one of twelve designated sites for the dischargingRead More

Search for Boy Continues

Search for Boy Continues

30th October 2017 at 10:16 am 0 comments

Melkbosstrand police were called out to the beach yesterday afternoon where a 14-year-old boy was reported to have drowned. The incident took place at around 16:30 at the  the main beach (The Slipway). The NSRI’s Diving and Rescue Unit, Fire Rescue, Metro Rescue, Law Enforcement and SAPS’ Diving Unit searchedRead More

City’s Guidelines for Water Rationing

City’s Guidelines for Water Rationing

24th October 2017 at 11:13 am 0 comments

Dam storage levels are at 38,5%, with useable water at 28,5%. Consumption is at 585 million litres of collective usage per day, says the City of Cape Town.   Due to the critical nature of available water supply, all water users across the metro must expect water rationing which couldRead More

Bins will be delivered this week.

Melkbos, Atlantis, Parklands get New MyCiti stops, routes, timetables

22nd October 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

New MyCiTi bus stops, improved timetables and direct and express routes are on the cards for Melkbosstrand, Atlantis and Parklands. According to the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Transport and Urban Development, Councilor Brett Herron, “The changes are set to meet the increase in passenger demand and help cut travelRead More

‘Dream big, Work Hard,’ Aspiring Cops are Told

‘Dream big, Work Hard,’ Aspiring Cops are Told

18th October 2017 at 10:25 am 0 comments

Learners from schools in the Milnerton Cluster recently attended a SAPS Career Day. The learners came from Robinvale High and Atlantis Secondary School in Atlantis, Milnerton High in Milnerton, Westbank and Schoonspruit High in Malmesbury and Bloubergrand High and Blouberg International School in Bloubergstrand. Milnerton Cluster Commander, Major General AneeqahRead More

Cycle Lane between CBD and Table View Patrolled

Cycle Lane between CBD and Table View Patrolled

13th October 2017 at 10:15 am 0 comments

Officers have been deployed to patrol the cycle lane that runs along the red MyCiTi bus lane between the Cape Town central business district and the MyCiTi station in Table View. The cycle lane is patrolled on a daily basis from 05:30 until 21:30. Some of the officers are deployedRead More

Electricity Tampering, Cable Theft in Joe Slovo

Electricity Tampering, Cable Theft in Joe Slovo

12th October 2017 at 10:20 am 0 comments

The City of Cape Town has dealt with nearly 6 000 cases of electricity tampering and 3 000 cases of cable theft over the past financial year. Joe Slovo in Milnerton has been identified as one of the hotspots. According to the City of Cape Town, accounts were adjusted toRead More

A Rooikat in my Kitchen!

A Rooikat in my Kitchen!

1st October 2017 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

Imagine coming home, and finding a caracul (rooikat) in your kitchen. This is precisely what happened recently to a Durbanville home-owner. “Not every day a caracal (aka rooikat) is found on someone’s kitchen cupboards but that is exactly what our Wildlife Inspector Rico Pentz found last week in Durbanville,” saidRead More

Mall Rats, Ahoy

Mall Rats, Ahoy

1st October 2017 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

The opening of the new Table Bay Mall had mall rats smiling. Clean lines, gleaming surfaces, and views of Table Mountain – plus shops galore. West Coast shoppers are now spoilt for choice. According to the online community website www.sapeople.com there are 12 things one should know about the mall.Read More

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