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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

Vintage Beauty

Vintage Beauty

5th November 2017 at 9:52 am 0 comments

Age has not withered her charms… This vintage beauty was spotted near the NSRI building in Melkbosstrand yesterday. It’s a Chevrolet Chevelle SS from 1970; and a left-hand drive to boot. The colour is so sophisticated it’s hard to say what it is. It appears now black, now gun-metal grey,Read More

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

What a Queue!

What a Queue!

30th October 2017 at 10:46 am 0 comments

MyCiti’s offer of a Free Ride Day was enthusiastically partaken of yesterday. This photo was taken at the MyCiti Station opposite the Birkenhead Shopping Centre in Melkbosstrand.

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

Clever Kids Academy: Graduation Night!

Clever Kids Academy: Graduation Night!

30th October 2017 at 9:35 am 0 comments

The ACVV’s Clever Kids Academy in Melkbosstrand held its annual graduation ceremony on Thursday evening. It was a heart-warming event for both children and adults. The youngsters who received their diplomas will be going on to the Big School next year. Their hopeful faces showed how eagerly they anticipate this.Read More

Wagging Tails at the Dog Show

Wagging Tails at the Dog Show

29th October 2017 at 9:14 am 0 comments

There were happy hounds galore at the Melkbos Dog Club’s annual dog show yesterday morning. Dogs ranging in size from really big to medium and pooch-size turned up for the event at the Melkbosstrand Country Club. They had one thing in common; they all have big hearts despite their size.Read More

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