Do you live in a Burglary Hot Spot or a Suburb Safe Zone?

"If property owners do not take collective action as a neighbourhood community, the affect on everyone's property values in that neighbourhood could be very negative", says Cape Town real estate broker, Andre de Villiers from Cape Town. De Villiers was previously a Neighbourhood Watch Chairperson for a popular Cape Town coastal suburb. "My experience is that there are far ...
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A Whale of a Heritage Route

This self-drive trail on the Cape Peninsula celebrates the flora at selected historic venues from Newlands to Simon's Town via Noordhoek. It is an ideal Valentines Day event. Picnic brunch in Noordhoek under the oaks at a gurgling stream. The cost is R50 per person and there is an optional packed brunch at R50. To book or enquire, email awhaleofaheritageroute@gmail.com D...
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Water Saving Tips

The City of Cape Town is currently implementing Level 2 Water restrictions. This is due in part to the low dam levels. It is everyone's responsibility to save water. Here are some useful tips on how you can save water: Save water throughout your home Ensure all taps are fully closed – a dripping tap at 1 drip per second wastes up to 30 litres a day - that is e...
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8 Home Security Mistakes you’re Making

Every day we make mistakes that leave our homes vulnerable to a break-in. A burglar will always choose the easiest target and that’s good news for you – it means you have a lot of influence on whether you become a victim or not. Hiding keys by doorways – leaving keys near door ways is very risky as you risk someone duplicating your key and breaking in whenever they want. ...
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Level 2 water restrictions approved for Cape Town

The City of Cape Town's mayoral committee has approved the implementation of level 2 water restrictions. The proposal will be deliberated at a council meeting on 10 December. The city imposes level 1 restrictions, which is a 10 percent saving at all times. The City of Cape Town says the water restriction proposal comes because dam levels are about 15 percent lower than th...
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6 Day Indoor Gift Fair

FAB IDEAS will be hosting their 5th successful, 6 day Christmas Gift Fair in Kommetjie from the 11th to the 16th December 2015. Fab Ideas is dedicated to sourcing unique, fresh and funky products. In 2014 shoppers were once again delighted, by the relaxed atmosphere, products and prices – with the Community Hall magically transformed into a Christmas Wonderland, with gifts f...
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Guy Fawkes Day in Cape Town

Don’t get caught on the wrong side of the law, there are safe sites to discharge and enjoy fireworks on Guy Fawkes Day 2015 in Cape Town! On Thursday, 5 November 2015, we celebrate Guy Fawkes Day (or Guy Fawkes Night) in Cape Town with explosive displays of fireworks (at designated areas). CELEBRATING GUY FAWKES DAY IN NOORDHOEK In recent years in South Africa it...
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Wildfire Reported at Noordhoek Wetlands

Crews from TMNP and Working on Fire have been dispatched to the scene. Crews from City of Cape Town responding. Please avoid the area and allow emergency services to deal with the incident. Update: Some more photos from Sea Cottage Drive in crofters valley showing spread of fire. No risk of property damage. Fire is being fanned by a light wind and plenty of ...
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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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