The Fish Hoek Story

Author -Joy Cobern Imagine living in the southern suburbs of Cape Town in the 1870s, where would you go for a day out and how would you get there? There were no cars and horses were expensive to keep unless you needed them for your business. Perhaps you knew someone with a horse and cart so, as a great treat you could go to Muizenberg beach. Then, in 1882, the railway was ex...
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Private Hospital Planned

Provincial government has received an application for a private hospital to serve Noordhoek and Fish Hoek. The proposed hospital would have 20 adult medical beds, 26 adult surgical beds, 12 obstetrics beds, 10 cribs, an adult intensive care unit (ICU), a neonatal ICU, four adult high-care beds, eight paediatric high-care beds, one isolation ICU, three major theatres, two del...
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Fire Rages in Cape Town’s Deep South

Firefighters are still trying to extinguish the blaze which is burning in the Far South. According to a report from City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services spokesperson Theo Layne, the fire started on Sunday afternoon in Muizenberg and has spread all along the mountain slopes to Noordhoek. He says four helicopters were deployed on Monday morning as most of the flam...
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