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T’View Crime Report

T’View Crime Report

25th November 2017 at 11:56 am 0 comments

24 November: A 41-year-old man from Site 5 Informal settlement in Table View was arrested after police swooped down on his house in the early hours of the morning. Mandrax tablets, tik, dagga and an undisclosed amount of cash were found. The man is expected to appear in the CapeRead More

Clever Kids get into the Holiday Spirit

Clever Kids get into the Holiday Spirit

25th November 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

They came, they saw and they splashed about. Approximately 50 children who attend the ACVV’s Clever Kids Academy in Melkbosstrand were treated to a day poolside on Friday. The children were equipped with inflatable swimming rings and armbands, and were only allowed into the kiddies’ pool at the Ou SkipRead 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

Raiders of the Sea are caught

Raiders of the Sea are caught

14th November 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

A poaching expedition went pear-shaped in Melkbosstrand last night. The poachers are minus abalone valued at approximately R500 000, a car, equipment and one of their members. The drama started at around 21:00 when a Melkbosstrand resident noticed three vehicles dropping off divers. A joint operation between members of LawRead More

Strange Beauty

Strange Beauty

8th November 2017 at 8:23 am 0 comments

Other-worldly beauty. This cactus blooms ever so briefly, says one of the gardening experts of the Namib Garden Cactus Nursery outside Melkbosstrand. “Oh, it flowers for only about a day,” the man says. If you have interesting plants in your garden, we’d love to hear about it.

Help the Hawks Find this Man

Help the Hawks Find this Man

8th November 2017 at 6:36 am 0 comments

The Hawks’ Serious Commercial Crime Unit seeks assistance in tracing  Alain Mukamba Wandjo (34), a Congolese citizen, who was arrested for credit card related fraud amounting to almost R2 million in 2014. He subsequently appeared in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court and was granted bail, but did not failedRead More

Melkbos Crime Roundup

Melkbos Crime Roundup

8th November 2017 at 5:57 am 0 comments

Armed robbers Melkbosstrand police have apprehended two of the three armed robbers who struck a house in Horn Crescent early yesterday morning, says police spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard. The police have retrieved some of the stolen items. A third suspect made off with the family’s Nevada bakkie, a firearm,  jewelleryRead More

Body Found

Body Found

7th November 2017 at 6:47 pm 0 comments

The body of a boy was found opposite Ou Skip in Melkbosstrand today. The body is believed to be that of Joshua Joubert (14). The Atlantis youth drowned on Sunday 1 November opposite the main beach. Police spokesperson Constable Debbie Alard confirmed that a body of a boy was found.Read More

Water Wise Garden

Water Wise Garden

7th November 2017 at 5:49 pm 0 comments

Is your garden looking sad and drab due to the drought? Does it even still resemble a garden? Don’t despair. Melkbosstrand’s Namib Garden Cactus Nursery is a fine example of water wise gardening. It’s in full bloom at the moment, and the shapes, textures and palette of colours prove thatRead 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

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