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Galjoen Derby! Fishy Fun!

Galjoen Derby! Fishy Fun!

12th July 2017 at 1:53 pm 0 comments

The annual Melkbosstrand Galjoen Derby promises to be a shoal of fun. The derby, which is in its fifteenth year, will take place on Saturday 5 August. It will start bright and early, at 6 0’ clock in the morning. And it will take place along a vast stretch ofRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

11th July 2017 at 9:19 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “I’m on two weeks leave – oh yeah! It’s Tuesday and it looks like the wave machine is taking a break and the crayfish are able to leave their holes from the pounding waves crashing the Melkbos reefs! The swell is in the 2 meter range but droppingRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

7th July 2017 at 9:25 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “How fast did this week go! This weekend you can prepare yourself for strong onshore northwesterlies on Saturday. It will cause the surf to be fairly messy so if you are a die-hard surfer your best bet would be the purple toilets on high tide in solid 3Read More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

3rd July 2017 at 9:47 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “On Monday we have windless conditions throughout the day with the surf in the 2 meter range. Pick your small wave spot anywhere along the Atlantic side because it’s going to be great! The water still seems to be in the 14º range, so you may be luckyRead More

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

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

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

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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