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Gardens fire extinguished

2019-08-23 15:47

A fire which has wreaked havoc at a home in Camp Street, Gardens this afternoon has been extinguished.

Kensington Road earmarked for housing

2019-08-20 06:00

Land to build houses for residents of the Sixth Avenue informal settlement in Kensington has been identified.

Survival of the fittest

2019-08-20 06:00

This year’s Scout Gordon Shield competition was nothing to scoff at, with 44 teams competing in a series of gruelling challenges – in the rain – to prove they have what it takes to survive.

A vibrant group doing good deeds

2019-08-20 06:01

In an effort to walk the talk, youth from various areas in Cape Town joined hands with volunteers from South Korea to give the Lansdowne train station a makeover.

Scores march for unity

2019-08-20 06:00

Acall for unity and an end to domestic violence topped the agenda as angry residents, led by Mothers for Justice, marched through the streets of Heideveld.

New penguin welcomed to aquarium

2019-08-20 06:01

The Two Oceans Aquarium at the V&A Waterfront welcomed a young rockhopper penguin called EL on Monday 29 July.

Ruveshni gets new lease of life

2019-08-20 06:01

A cutting-edge medical procedure was done on a six-year-old patient from George at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital.

Canine sniffs out tik in Steenberg

2019-08-20 06:01

A police dog with impressive skills recently uncovered 1 000 packets of tik in the Steenberg area and has been commended for his excellent service.

Poppie and her roosterbrood off to Italy

2019-08-20 06:01

Poppie van As (63), who has been invited as a special guest to a three-day long cycling event in Gaiole, Italy, still needs R30 000 to go on the trip of her lifetime.

Green carpet rolled out for enviro champions

2019-08-20 06:00

It takes a combined effort to ensure that we still have a planet earth to call home in three generations.

Brief escape from harsh realities

2019-08-20 06:01

A group of residents was given the chance to relax and take a break from their everyday worries in celebration of women.

Booms get green light

2019-08-20 06:00

The booms at the Kenilworth Train Station are back in operation.

Deaf children given chance to shine

2019-08-20 06:00

Deaf and hard-of-hearing children participating in the Glitz & Glamour pageant will strut their stuff on Saturday 14 September at the Dominican School for the Deaf in Wynberg.


Police officer stops mall robbers in their tracks

2019-08-20 10:39

Kirstenhof police are advancing an investigation to track the remaining suspects linked to an armed robbery at a mall in Tokai.

Fountain to get a facelift

2019-08-20 06:01

The historic Adderley Street Fountain will be restored after being out of commission for the past two years as a result of the severe drought.

Club feeds the hungry

2019-08-20 06:00

A community-based netball club, which strives to serve the community not only through sport but through teaching basic life skills, hosted its first feeding scheme in Westridge.

Learners get a peek into further education

2019-08-20 06:00

Steenberg High School’s Career Day Expo offered learners the opportunity to find out more about life beyond their final exams.

Local dance centre grows

2019-08-20 06:00

The Jodie Jackson Dance Centre in Lotus River has grown from strength to strength since opening in 2011.

Driving children’s rights for 25 years

2019-08-20 06:01

August marks the Centre for Early Childhood Development’s (CECD) 25th year of putting young children first.

Ma-Africa celebrates 10 decades

2019-08-20 06:00

Neither the time nor the technology could change Elizabeth Africa, from Kensington, who has seen 10 decades in her lifetime.

Top matrics in province celebrated

2019-08-20 06:01

A total of 200 of the Western Cape’s top-achieving Grade 12 learners participated in the annual development camp by the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants in partnership with the...

Gender-based violence discussed

2019-08-20 06:01

Five inspiring women, all leaders in the fight against gender-based violence (GBV), made their voices heard during a panel conversation held on Tuesday 13 August at The Vineyard Hotel in Newlands.

Help raise funds for VWS

2019-08-20 06:01

Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS) will be hosting an exciting event this week and they want the community to have a little fun while donating towards their worthy cause.

Lions Club seeks to make a difference

2019-08-20 06:01

The Lions Club of Athlone held its annual presidential induction on Friday 2 August following the election of Zarina Hendricks as its new president.

Farewell to Suzy doll after 66 years

2019-08-20 06:01

The little blonde girl in blue, wearing a leg brace with a teddy clutched under her arm, is as much a part of our childhood as Wilsons toffees.

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