ICC Cricket Fixtures 2015

The Noordhoek Valley blog and Chas Everitt are happy to bring you the key information for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, including dates and times for every fixture in Australia and New Zealand. The tournament will be jointly held across Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2015. The first matches will be played in Christchurch and Melbourne on 14 February, w...
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New Load Shedding Schedule

The new schedules below are designed around the days of the month and reflect Eskom’s decision to implement loadshedding nationally on a regular basis and over weekends. They replace the previous schedules, which were designed around days of the week and were applicable for occasional loadshedding during peak demand times. Loadshedding stages depend on the extent of the shor...
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City of Cape Town Load Shedding Schedule

Precautions to avoid damage to appliances: Have backup batteries for fences and gates to ensure electric fencing and gates still work during a blackout. It is imperative that backup batteries are installed and maintained; Install surge protectors which help to stop the massive sudden flow of energy into household appliances and electronics; Unplug appliances: In the eve...
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Where to Let Off Fireworks on Guy Fawkes

In honour of Guy Fawkes, the City has designated a number of sites where people may discharge shop bought fireworks. It is illegal to discharge them anywhere else without obtaining permission from the Chief Inspector of Explosives and the City. The City of Cape Town is again appealing to residents to be safety conscious on Guy Fawkes on 5 November. Approved sites: Cape...
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Noordhoek Restaurant Given Green Light

THE city council has given the green light for a 100-seater restaurant to be built at the start of Chapman’s Peak Drive in Noordhoek – despite strong opposition from the community which lodged 81 objections against it. The council also went against the recommendation of its own spatial planning, environment and land use management committee (Spelum) that the application be r...
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