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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The Clovelly Country Club Story

SHORT HISTORY OF THE CLOVELLY COUNTRY CLUB The idea of a club history has been in the minds of many connected with Clovelly for some time. Those who recall the Club in its early days when it was virtually a club without a clubhouse, and later, in the immedi­ately pre-War years when things were a little easier, during the War years, the post-War years, the post-fire years and...
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The Best Outdoor Activities in Cape Town 2018

Immerse yourself in the Cape’s wondrous beauty. As urbanised as our species has become, and as much joy as we get from our devices, we have always felt innately drawn to the great outdoors. It’s where we started, where we’ve spent the majority of our history – and it’s the only place where deep, soul-level relaxation takes place. The human brain is wired to be outside...
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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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Things to do this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

Adore it or abhor it, you can’t escape the universal day of love. And while Valentine’s Day (14 February, for those who tend to forget) has become an age-old tradition defined by shop-bought red roses, heart-smattered teddy bears and boxes upon boxes of gooey chocolates, your personal Cupid-themed celebration doesn’t have to be quite so cliché. So, if you’re looking to spend Va...
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Water Saving a Worthwhile Investment in Cape Town Property

"Water saving features such as storage tanks, water efficiency devices, and boreholes in particular are unsurprisingly proving to be major selling features in Cape Town South, as property buyers are looking at the water problem as a long-term issue", says Andre de Villiers, veteran Southern Suburbs real estate agent and owner of the Cape Town South group of four Chas Everitt of...
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Baby & Me Yoga Massage

Yoga, Baby Massage & Bonding Class. The class is run in a friendly & informal basis where the atmosphere weaves lasting friendships among new moms. Yoga for mom is practiced with baby before the baby massage session to center, ground & build physical strength to restore balance in the post-birth body.   Enhance baby’s physiological & psychologi...
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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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Cape Point Vineyards Carols

The Cape Point Vineyards Community Market is proud to announce that we will once again be hosting a Carols by Candlelight Event in aid of the Valley Development Project. To date, Cape Point Vineyards and the Local Community raised close to a Million Rand for the Valley Development Project, who as a result have been able to provide more than 14 000 meals per month, to an ...
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Cape Town Water Crisis: What you’ll have to pay in ‘water tax’

Source: The South African Date: 2017-12-05 It is all but confirmed that from February next year, Cape Town will be introducing a “water tax” or a water levy or a water surcharge. Call it whatever you will. The purpose of the charge is to raise more capital for long-term drought solutions. But it’s also a bit of a Catch22. Since the City is generating less income from w...
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