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Horse Power!

Horse Power!

5th July 2017 at 8:02 am 0 comments

Beauty! Power! Speed! These marvellous racehorses were recently photographed at Milnerton racecourse and stables by Denise Crawford. Though the racecourse is not used for racing anymore, it is still used for the training and stabling of race horses. The surroundings have of course changed, with much of the land aroundRead More

Vredenburg Drug Bust

Vredenburg Drug Bust

5th July 2017 at 8:01 am 0 comments

Police confiscated a large amount of tik and mandrax in Vredenburg yesterday. Reacting to a tip-off police conducted a search of a house in Vredenpark. They confiscated 334 Mandrax tablets and 299.5 g tik with a combined estimated street value of R121 525. According to police spokesperson Sinathi Joni a manRead More

Milnerton Drug Bust

Milnerton Drug Bust

4th July 2017 at 10:57 am 0 comments

Milnerton police seized ephedrine, tik, ecstasy tables, cocaine and heroin in the early hours of yesterday morning. The drugs have an estimated street value of R150 000. Members of Milnerton Operation Combat reacted to a tip off that drugs were being sold at a house in Libra Road in Milnerton. AccordingRead 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

Body Found near Milnerton

Body Found near Milnerton

30th June 2017 at 9:13 am 0 comments

ER24 reports that the body of a man was found in a field off Bosmansdam Road in Milnerton yesterday. The man is believed to have been in his 50s. ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring says that “ER24 paramedics were responding to another emergency when they were flagged down by members ofRead 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

Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

Lost my Heart to the Hake Au Gratin

20th June 2017 at 10:48 am 0 comments

Every weekend intrepid Melksbosstrand photographer Denise Crawford takes to the road, and photographs the picturesque villages of the West Coast. Sometimes they’re not villages but bigger and grander places, but one won’t be pedantic about this. The West Coast is at heart, for many of us still a series ofRead 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

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