#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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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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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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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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