Latest Property Report – 1st quarter of 2018

IN AND AROUND THE CAPE PENINSULA THE CITY’S MOST EXPENSIVE MARKETS CONTINUED TO SHOW THE CLEAREST SIGNS OF SLOWING PRICE GROWTH IN THE 1ST QUARTER.  Atlantic Seaboard, has seen its price growth slow the fastest off the highest base, while in certain more affordable sub-regions of the City there has still been some growth acceleration. In the 1st quarter of 2018, we saw furth...
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Leisurely rambles to invigorating hikes, something for everyone!

Whether you’re after a windswept coastal wander, a mountainous hike with spectacular views, or a leisurely amble through one of the Cape’s lush nature reserves, here’s our pick of the best hiking trails in and around the city. So, lace up your hiking boots and get cracking… And, let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Important note: Although the Cape is rich i...
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New South African plug standard is mandatory for new installations

South Africa’s new plug and socket standard, SANS 164-2 or ZA Plug, has become mandatory for new installations, the SABS confirmed to MyBroadband. This means that any new buildings erected must incorporate electrical sockets that conform to the new standard. An amendment to the wiring code introduced in 2016 stated that the ZA Plug would become semi-mandatory for new in...
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Innovative local students launch online textbook resale platform

Bramble is an online platform aimed at connecting students wanting to sell or buy textbooks, as well as physical and electronic notes. This not only allows students to earn an extra income, but it also makes the learning process a whole lot easier. As students ourselves, we understand the real life of a student and we hope to give you more room for the good life, more ti...
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Mel Botes @ Cafe Roux

A celebration of the poets, their songs and of course paired with wine!  Featuring guitar virtuouso & songwriter, Mel Botes. For the past nine years, multi-talented musician and master guitarist Mel Botes, has tantalized audiences all over the country with his critically acclaimed musical performances in two Pink Floyd tribute shows, “Crazy Diamond” and “Dark Side of the...
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Nik Rabinowitz – Dry White

In his new one-man show, Dry White, Nik explores the causes and its ramifications of Cape Town’s water crisis – which if you know anything about Cape Town, you may know are not the same for everyone. He looks at the bigger picture, but also the smaller picture – the details nobody has had time to consider. For example; should we really still be referring to it as The Cape of St...
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TAKE OUR MOUNTAINS BACK

Distributed on behalf of David Pena, Valley North Neighbourhood Watch: JOIN US FOR A MASS HIKE TO TAKE BACK OUR MOUNTAIN! Are you tired of the senseless violent attacks on the mountains and beaches? Are you fed up with the criminals and perpetrators owning the mountains and beaches? Are you tired of feeling unsafe and unable to even take a short walk into the mo...
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Day Zero now likely to happen – NEW EMERGENCY MEASURES

From the City of Cape Town. 18 JANUARY 2018 STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR PATRICIA DE LILLE In summary: Day Zero is now likely 60% of Capetonians won’t save water and we must now force them Punitive tariff to force high users to reduce demand 50 litres per person per day for the next 150 days Drought Charge likely to be scrapped by Council We ...
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No More Bare Feet – Uphawu

What it is? “No More Bare Feet” was established in 2016 by Mondeka Mabibini, as the second leg of the Uphawu Community Development organisation, of which she is the founder. What’s our Aim? The aim of the No More Bare Feet campaign is to give children in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, where she comes from, shoes to wear to school. Many children are from poor b...
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Shoals of yellow tail in False Bay may attract great white sharks

From: City of Cape Town 13 November 2017 The first large shoals of yellow tail for the summer were spotted in False Bay over the weekend. The City of Cape Town wants to remind beach goers that the presence of great white sharks increases in in-shore areas with the arrival of yellow tail and higher water temperatures. In-shore shark activity usually increases over the s...
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