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'Skollie' is SA's official Oscar entry

2016-09-28 11:08

A movie written by a man from Strandfontein in the Cape Flats has been doing well on the local silver screens and now it has been nominated as an entry for the 89th annual Academy Awards.

Farewell, Fredericks

2016-09-27 06:00

A community have come to stand together to mourn the loss of a fellow resident.

Criminals ‘not tolerated’

2016-09-27 06:00

A group of about 100 residents in the Lansdowne policing precinct braved the streets to keep their community safer.

Growing a greener future

2016-09-27 06:00

“We might value water more if we had to carry it in jars from the edge of town, bearing on our shoulders all the water our households needed each day.”.

A week of heritage festivities

2016-09-27 06:00

Iziko Museums of South Africa’s In_Herit Festival commemorated significant milestones in our journey to democracy during Heritage Week (Monday 19 to Sunday 25 September) with not only free entry to...

Woman dies in her kitchen after shooting

2016-09-27 06:00

Police are requesting assistance in solving a murder case in Tafelsig.

Gunman sentenced

2016-09-27 06:00

A young man has been sentenced for a Rocklands shooting.

GutCutter getting Mitchell’s Plain active

2016-09-27 06:00

He had been drifting between jobs for years, but fitness remained his calling.

Laying bare prison stories

2016-09-27 06:00

Theatre Arts Admin Collective is presenting the raw, visceral and deeply honest play Ubuze Bam as part of the Cape Town Fringe Festival.

Recycling project reaches the beach

2016-09-27 06:00

A recent beach clean-up at Strandfontein beach looked to reduce waste enterign the ocean. The clean up took place under the Mpact’s Ronnie Recycler programme.

10-year-old a bee among the clovers

2016-09-27 06:00

At just 10 years old, he is a whizz in the classroom and well on his way to becoming the next great wordsmith in Mitchell’s Plain.

New life for old satellite dishes

2016-09-27 06:00

Old rusty satellite dishes that have survived all the bad weather can be ugly to look at.

Digging deep for Arbour Week

2016-09-27 06:00

It was all about trees when GrandWest in collaboration with the University of Cape Town’s Students’ Health and Welfare Centres Organisation (Shawco) joined forces to celebrate Arbour Week on Friday 9...


Military history revisted

2016-09-27 13:23

A heritage route to uncover the Cape’s military history has been launched.

CPF calls on residents

2016-09-27 06:00

Maitland is on a mission to make the streets safer for emergency personnel.

Swimming to success

2016-09-27 06:00

An unfortunate incident has turned into success for one of two talented, young swimmers from Grassy Park.

‘Pray for violence to end’

2016-09-27 06:00

Several shooting over the last week have left Lavender Hill residents on high alert.

The secret is in the sauce

2016-09-27 06:00

People’s Post had their wings sticky on Heritage Day at Vangate Mall’s Gourmet Feasts – Festival of Flavours.

Opera duo head to finals

2016-09-27 06:00

The Tygerberg Heritage Festival had its first talent competition audition at the Middestad Mall last Saturday.

Bringing netball home

2016-09-27 06:00

Two Beacon Valley women are doing their bit to see sport develop in their community.

More fun than run to hit Cape

2016-09-27 06:00

On your marks, get set, dance – the world’s first running music festival, Night Nation Run (NNR), is coming to Cape Town.

Planting trees for a greener future

2016-09-27 06:00

Medowridge Primary School was among the several city schools who participated in the global Environment Online (ENO) tree-planting project.

11-year-old in the running

2016-09-27 06:00

An 11-year-old athlete is set to take to the track representing the Western Cape next month.

Get to know the faces next door

2016-09-27 06:00

The annual Proudly Strandfontein “meet your neighbour” event returns to the Strandfontein Sports field on Saturday 5 November.

Prefects’ ‘important role’

2016-09-27 06:00

Maitland High School is celebrating the selection of the senior learners prefect team for next year.

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