#Baboons #ConstantiaBaboons – Stand Together

We will all be peacefully gathering along Spaanschemat River Road from Constantia Village Mall. Saturday 14th July 10-12 Noon Our aim is to show the authorities who sit on the Baboon Technical Team (being the City of Cape Town, Cape Nature and Sanparks) that we, the residents of Cape Town do NOT want our baboons killed. Beauty Without Cruelty SA have arranged this ...
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Act For Change

Please get all details from Act For Change website Join Africa’s Biggest Cleanup When you throw something away – a piece of plastic, tin can, an old battery – where does it go? Do you realise there is no “away”? And this devastating planet-wide problem of accumulating pollution is not going “away” either. It’s time to come clean about the effects of our own everyday actions...
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Crime Stats for Your Hood!

Crime Stats South Africa displays the latest and historic South African crime statistics in an easy-to-understand format. You don't need to know anything about police precincts or provincial boundaries. You can search, by address, for your area on a map of South Africa and immediately access the information you need. We have created this analytical application to be used as ...
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Cape Town dams: Joy as water levels jump up by another 6%

What an unbelievable month for the Cape Town dams. Four weeks ago, the facilities were at less than 20% full. But now, they’re pushing the 40% mark. More news on dam levels here “The dams feeding the City of Cape Town are now better off at 37.8%.” “The Voëlvlei dam (currently 31.4% full this week), the Theewaterskloof dam (26.6% full this week) and the Bergriver Dam (6...
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Numerous Amendments to Water By-laws

The City of Cape Town last month approved a number of amendments to the Water By-law. In addition to noting the amendments, the City encourages residents to familiarise themselves with what is required of them in terms of this legislation. Read more below: On 31 May 2018, Council voted to approve a number of proposed amendments to the Water By-law. These changes were aime...
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Property Valuations City Council

Every 3 years the City of Cape Town does a revaluation of all properties in accordance with market values to ensure that the property rates charges are assigned fairly and correctly. How is your property valuation calculated? Property valuations should reflect the market value of a property. The City uses a property's value to calculate the monthly rates property owners s...
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Bishopsford Bonsai

The biggest bonsai nursery in the Western Cape is situated in Constantia. Bishopsford offers a large selection of ready made Bonsai and also stock all bonsai requirements such as pots, tools, soil, mesh, starter trees, fertiliser, pestcare and penjing. With over 47 years of Bonsai experience, we offer Bonsai courses and services such as repotting, pruning, boarding, bonsai c...
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Winter is here! Great restaurant deals!

We all know that along with this chilly out of season weather (and very welcome rain) the poor restaurants really can suffer, so here's a list from Eat Out of Cape Town restaurants that are offering to tempt us into their warm cozy restaurants with some super specials! Click here  
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How to Keep Chickens at Home

From Babylonstoren blog - If you still have not visited why deny yourself? Free-roaming chickens can often be spotted scratching in the garden and plucking pesky bugs off our farm produce. We have five different types of chicken here at Babylonstoren – Boschvelders and Potch Koekoeks in the garden, as well as the Leghorns, Araucanas and Lohmann Browns that are looked after b...
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Don’t Assume a False Alarm!

Has your household got a common understanding of what should actually happen when the alarm goes off?  This morning we had another false alarm, and yes most times they are!  Being a house where we have a few people at home most of the time, I considered this morning's casual response as the alarm was switched off and how everyone just carried on about their business. Sooner or ...
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