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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

Brooklyn: Alleged Human Traffickers to Appear in Court

Brooklyn: Alleged Human Traffickers to Appear in Court

2nd November 2017 at 9:44 am 0 comments

Two brothers are to appear in court on charges of human trafficking and rape. The older of the men (aged 37) was arrested on 13 September at a house in Brooklyn, while his 26-year-old sibling was arrested yesterday. House in Brooklyn It is alleged that they recruited vulnerable females toRead More

Burglary goes Pear-shaped for Burglar

Burglary goes Pear-shaped for Burglar

1st November 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

A burglary in Parklands went pear-shaped for the burglar. The burglar was caught in the act before dawn yesterday morning by Table View police. Bicycle propped against a wall According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler officers were busy with routine crime prevention patrols in Parklands when they noticed aRead More

T’View: Crime Round-Up

T’View: Crime Round-Up

31st October 2017 at 10:08 am 0 comments

Drunken murder A couple’s drunken altercation lead to the woman’s death by strangulation during the early hours of Sunday morning. According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler a man (29) had been arguing with his girlfriend (23) at their home in Site 5 informal settlement, Table View. They were intoxicatedRead 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

T’View: Cash-in-Transit Heist

T’View: Cash-in-Transit Heist

27th October 2017 at 10:54 am 0 comments

A sophisticated cash-in-transit heist took place in Table View yesterday.  According to police spokesperson Captain Adriana Chandler the incident took place shortly before 10:00 outside a bank at The Stables. A white Mercedes Benz pulled up right against the vehicle, blocking it. According to an eyewitness one of the menRead More

2017’s Crime Stats

2017’s Crime Stats

26th October 2017 at 9:27 am 0 comments

The recently released crime stats show that the police have their hands full. The good news is that Melkbosstrand looks like a pretty safe haven in a turbulent sea. The same cannot be said for Atlantis however. While Melkbosstrand had no murders in 2017 and only two attempted murders inRead 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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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

Cannabis Lab on Philadelphia Farm Busted

Cannabis Lab on Philadelphia Farm Busted

22nd October 2017 at 9:24 am 0 comments

The Hawks’ Narcotics Enforcement Bureau arrested two suspects (aged 39 and 57) following a search and seizure operation at Mountain View Horse Trails Farm outside Philadelphia. According to Hawks spokesperson Captain Lloyd Ramovha the operation resulted in the discovery of “a clandestine narcotics laboratory, with equipment and chemicals as wellRead More

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