News

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

Mostly learners wait for cars and not the other way around.

Fed up with Road

22nd May 2016 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Our recent report on the traffic situation on the corner of 11th Avenue and Otto du Plessis Drive got so much response that we thought we’d share it. City fathers, listen up! One lady who lives nearby wrote to us, “Quite a few people have died here in the past.Read More

Sonja Smith: Kampvegter vir regte en sakevrou.

Veg vir Doodgeborenes

22nd May 2016 at 6:53 pm 0 comments

Oom Renier Groenewald van Melkbosstrand wat so strand skoonmaak, is nie die enigste een in die gesin wat die wêreld probeer verbeter nie. Sy dogter Sonja Smith is op die punt om die regering in die hof aan te vat oor ‘n barbaarse wet wat ouers verhoed om hulle doodgeboreRead More

Die eerste vuurtjie brand al mooi vir die Probusbraai.  Om die rooster is van links Koos Myburgh, Ben Smit, Basie Smit en Kobus Victor.

Uit Hennie se Pen

22nd May 2016 at 6:52 pm 0 comments

Hennie van Deventer besing die lof van die Probusklub wat so lekker braai dat mens net kan hoop om uitgenooi te word. “Altyd reg vir kuier.  Dis nou die manne van die Probusklub van Melkbos (amptelike naam Probusklub van Blouberg).  Die klub borg die woord “kuier” by die WAT (WoordeboekRead More

NEWSLETTER

SIGN UP

Do you want to get the latest news from Melkbos.net? Enter your email address and click subscribe.