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4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

4 Reasons to Love Melkbosstrand

17th August 2017 at 11:11 am 0 comments

Why do Melkies love Melkbosstrand?  Below are some of the reasons in pictures.

Police Vans Collide Outside Melkbosstrand

Police Vans Collide Outside Melkbosstrand

13th August 2017 at 10:34 am 0 comments

According to ER24 six people were injured when two police vehicles collided on the R27 outside Melkbosstrand last night. The accident took place at approximately 21h20. At the time of their arrival, ER24 paramedics found fire and rescue personnel removing an entrapped patient from one of the police vehicles. Five menRead More

Galjoen Derby Results

Galjoen Derby Results

9th August 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

The recent Melkbosstrand Galjoen Derby attracted a shoal of anglers. 140 Anglers took part. This is in comparison with the 120 that took part in 2016. The anglers were able to fish along a long strand of beach between Cape Town Harbour and Yzerfontein. According to the secretary of theRead More

Scene from a Farmstall

Scene from a Farmstall

9th August 2017 at 9:49 am 0 comments

Come five o’ clock in the afternoon the Farmyard farmstall on the busy R27 appears deceptively quiet. It’s closed its doors for the day. But outside the butter yellow building life continues. The resident chickens take over. A group of hens cluster on the stoep, and cluck-cluck companionably in Chickenese.Read More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

11th July 2017 at 9:19 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “I’m on two weeks leave – oh yeah! It’s Tuesday and it looks like the wave machine is taking a break and the crayfish are able to leave their holes from the pounding waves crashing the Melkbos reefs! The swell is in the 2 meter range but droppingRead More

Tunafeesh. Photo: Catherine Gibson

Tunafeesh’s Surf Report

7th July 2017 at 9:25 am 0 comments

By Tunafeesh “How fast did this week go! This weekend you can prepare yourself for strong onshore northwesterlies on Saturday. It will cause the surf to be fairly messy so if you are a die-hard surfer your best bet would be the purple toilets on high tide in solid 3Read More

Welcome to the Feast

Welcome to the Feast

6th July 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The Seafood Lapa has been given another West Coast injection. It’s not as if this golden oldie in Beach Road in Melkbosstrand needs to be given more West Coast blood, but it can never do harm. Enter Patrick Muller, former chef of The Palm Restaurant in distant St. Helena Bay.Read 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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