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Const. Debi Alard: A suspected hijacker appears in court today.

Hijacked Icon Found, Man Arrested

9th June 2016 at 1:26 pm 0 comments

A hijacked vehicle has been found close to Charly Woodcutter. According to constable Debi Alard, the white Icon, bearing a CA number plate, was found late Tuesday afternoon. It was standing on the M19 road, in the direction of the N7. When tested at the Stikland SAPS Vehicle Safeguarding ServiceRead More

Crowbar Gang strikes Melkbosstrand

Crowbar Gang strikes Melkbosstrand

7th June 2016 at 11:50 am 0 comments

The notorious crowbar gang has struck Melkbosstrand. Three recent break-ins, following closely upon each other, bore the marks of this gang. The gang struck on 24 May, then again on 28 May, and on 2 June. In all three instances they managed to get away. How it happened According toRead More

Dit was lank gelede ... Foto's: Litnet.

Hennie praat Rugby

7th June 2016 at 6:58 am 0 comments

Woordeman Hennie van Deventer peins hier oor die groot saak van OOR OF MIS. Is dit belangrik? Dis lewensbelangrik, sal alle rugby liefhebbers vir jou sê. “Rugby was in my tyd in Kollege (1958 -1962) ‘n saak na aan die gemeenskaplike hart. Groot wedstryde is gespeel, en dikwels gewen, wantRead More

The last vacant beachfront erf. Photos: Complete Coast Properties

Plot Sells for R5.8 Million

3rd June 2016 at 11:23 am 0 comments

Hold onto your seat. The last vacant beachfront plot in Melkbosstrand has just sold for a whopping R5.8 million. This is a record price for a vacant plot in Melkbosstrand, and the new owners paid it in cash. Up to now the highest price paid for a vacant beachfront plotRead More

It’s raining … Shoes!

It’s raining … Shoes!

1st June 2016 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

It was raining shoes at the ACVV Koeberg today. 285 Pairs of shoes to be precise. The 35 children who attend the ACVV’s Clever Kidz Academy were treated to good-as-new shoes and brand spanking new socks. Wearing identical oversized striped t-shirts, the kids appeared at times overwhelmed, and at timesRead More

Tannie Dot was aangekla van prostitusie.

Steunpillare in Tjoekie

30th May 2016 at 6:40 am 0 comments

Melkbosstrand Gemeenskapsentrum het Saterdagoggend sy stout skoene aangetrek. Steunpillare van die gemeenskap soos tannie Dot, Petra van Asch, Ronel Ferreira en Gerda Nilsson is te midde van hoog drama in hegtenis geneem. Die arrestasies by plekke soos Slabber se Klippe, OK in Duinefontein en die Birkenhead sentrum was egter deelRead More

Bins will be delivered this week.

Bins: Deliver us from Dirt

30th May 2016 at 6:39 am 0 comments

Good-bye, litter! The area around the MyCiti station in Otto du Plessis Drive will get additional garbage bins this week. And it is thanks to residents who decided to speak up and demand their rights. Recently Melkbos.net received a complaint about the lack of bins and consequent littering in thisRead More

No cases have been reported to the police.

Dire Warning not so Dire

30th May 2016 at 6:37 am 0 comments

A warning about child kidnappers doing the rounds on social media has been rubbished by the police. The warning, which was posted on Weskus Crimefighters, and mentioned on other forums, states in no uncertain terms: “SAPS WARNING SCARY NEW TREND: Child smugglers offering drug addicts R2000 to kidnap kids fromRead More

Superb Soap Box Derby!

Superb Soap Box Derby!

30th May 2016 at 6:35 am 0 comments

The Melkbosstrand High School soap box derby on Friday had all the colour and drama of a Hollywood blockbuster. Teachers and learners took to the race track in outlandish costumes and masks. Caution was cast to the wind as learners pushed carts at a perilous pace around the track. TheRead More

Man's best friend. Photo: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com

Tails not Wagging Yet

22nd May 2016 at 6:54 pm 0 comments

Clear and adequate signage detailing when dogs are allowed to run off leash on Melkbosstrand beach will get our tails wagging… The current dearth of information is probably partly to blame for frustration with the way man’s best friend behaves on the beach. We’ve extracted the essence from the cityRead More

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