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Winter Wolke

Winter Wolke

22nd June 2018 at 10:59 am 0 comments

WINTER ENTERTAINMENT: Winter Wolke will be performing at the Town & Country Bushpub on 29 June 2018, 19:00 till late. Tickets: R50

Lynette Stassen (right) and Eileen de Wet. Photos: Melkbos.net

Local Heroes receive Recognition

31st January 2018 at 1:33 pm 0 comments

Last night four of Melkbosstrand’s achievers got the recognition they so rightly deserve. Deonné Harmse, Jeanette de Flamingh, Minette Benecke, Christa Kleynhans and Francis van der Byl were honored were the recipients of the Melkbos Rotary Club Community Awards. The gracious event took place at the Atlantic Beach Hotel. TheRead More

Gesina Kruger.

Koop en Gee seeks new Premises

22nd January 2018 at 10:54 am 0 comments

The popular Koop en Gee Winkel is dreaming of new premises. Run by the indomitable auntie Gesina Kruger, it manages to contribute hugely to the coffers of the Melkbos Care Centre. The small shop is always crowded with loyal customers who return day after day in order to get aRead More

Bigger and Better

Bigger and Better

22nd January 2018 at 10:44 am 0 comments

The recent amalgamation of the Melkbos Care Centre, Melkbos Community Centre and Kids for Care will have a ripple effect. It will impact on lives beyond those of the 120 needy children from Olive Close, Varkplaas and other surrounding farms in the care of this organisation. For the organisers thisRead More

Atlantis to boost City’s Water Supplies

Atlantis to boost City’s Water Supplies

27th November 2017 at 9:47 am 0 comments

No need to be perturbed if you live near an aquifer and you see a helicopter flying overhead with something resembling a wagon wheel hanging from it. The helicopter is busy conducting a survey of the City’s aquifers and the ‘wagon wheel’ is a measuring device. The survey of theRead More

Former stock controller Rudy Meyer. Photo: Melkbos.net

Playing Pool at the Highest Level Cost him his Job

25th November 2017 at 8:46 am 0 comments

Playing pool at the highest level cost  Rudy Meyer his job. Now the affable Melkbosstrander (48), who plays for Pool Billiards South Africa,  is willing to give up his sport in order to find a job. “I’m willing to cancel my pool for my family and just play social pool,”Read More

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

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