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Designated fireworks sites announced

The City of Cape Town has designated 11 public open spaces for the discharge of fireworks on Guy Fawkes, Diwali as well as for...

Read of the Week

Dealing in Death: Ellen Pakkies and a Community’s Struggle with TikSylvia Walker Penguin Random House Review: Lauren O’Connor-May This book started out as a biography on Ellen...

Two killed in Hangberg fire

Two people were killed in a fire that broke out in Hangberg in the early hours of this morning, Friday October 19. According to sources,...

Tackling tough terrain to raise funds for Bright Start

Well-known Cape Town mountain bike rider Cobus Fourie is taking on a gruelling mountain-bike race to raise funds for Hout Bay non-profit Bright Start. The...

Kids enjoy holiday programme

The 790 Youth Rec Club held a school holiday programme, from Wednesday October 3 to Friday October 5, that included a movie day at...

IY’s trading treasure

Some 18 months ago, business owners operating from containers in Imizamo Yethu were asked to relocate as part of the formal housing project in...

Hout Bay High aces garden competition

Hout Bay High is flying the village’s environmental flag high after an outstanding showing at a prestigious national schools competition. The school placed first in...

EMS ambulance broken into

The Hout Bay Volunteer Emergency Medical Service (EMS) had to cancel two shifts last weekend after its ambulance was broken into in Hangberg. Volunteers had...

DSD temporarily closed

The Department of Social Development’s satellite office in Hout Bay is expected to reopen at the beginning of November. The office, which is used...

Damage control to rock lobster fishery needed after years of poaching

Rebuilding South Africa’s ravaged rock-lobster stock will require “dedicated scientific capacity” and a compliance authority that can stop the continuing plunder, says a former...