Load sheading Area 11

Load sheading Area 11
Load Shedding: Area 11 Load shedding in stage 2 Schedules and load shedding status for your area. This article was last updated on Monday, 3 February 2020. Eskom has implemented stage 2 load shedding until Thursday morning, with a respite between 6am and 9am each day. Eskom CEO Andre De Ruyter has warned South Africans to brace themselves for increased rolling blackouts over the next 18 months, as the power utility implements a maintenance plan

HIGH ALERT – CANINE PARVO VIRUS OUTBREAK

HIGH ALERT – CANINE PARVO VIRUS OUTBREAK
PLEASE SHARE THIS WITH FRIENDS ON SOCIAL MEDIA Contrary to our earlier observations and statement we now have strong evidence to suggest that the potentially fatal Canine Parvo Virus (CPV) initially confined to the De Waal Park area of Cape Town CBD and limited to a tragic isolated incident has regrettably spread to a number of other neighbourhoods in the Southern Suburbs. The virus is so potent that it is able to be carried and transmitted by unwitt

Endangered western leopard toad threatened by an invasive look-alike.

Endangered western leopard toad threatened by an invasive look-alike.
Endangered western leopard toad threatened by an invasive look-alike, public urged to help. Cape Town - The discovery of the invasive guttural toad species on a property near Seascape Road in Noordhoek has set off alarm bells in conservation circles, who fear the invader species might hinder the livelihood of the endangered western leopard toad that is endemic to the area. Noordhoek is one of the most important traditional breeding areas of the endem...

Norval Foundation + Steenberg Wines: Members’ Benefits

Norval Foundation + Steenberg Wines: Members’ Benefits
What a good idea!  Enjoy an unforgettable wine-and-art pairing in the Constantia Valley – plus a host of other perks. In the heart of the Constantia Winelands, where vineyards and mountains converge, lies the world-class Norval Foundation, a centre for contemporary African art. Home to a modern bistro, striking sculpture garden and ever-changing exhibitions from international artists, the museum also happens to lie next door to Steenberg Wines, where ...

New CT municipal bylaw amendment good news for landlords

New CT municipal bylaw amendment good news for landlords
Once promulgated in the Provincial Gazette, new municipal bylaw amendments by the City of Cape Town will allow "short-term letting from a house or flat for a period not exceeding 30 consecutive days for the same guest". Johette Smuts from PayProp says that while the amendments might mean an increase in rental in an already expensive city centre, the announcement is great news for landlords, and potentially positive for rental agents too. “Previously,...

History of Foresters Arms

History of Foresters Arms
Always on the lookout for items of interest, we were delighted to discover the interesting article on Foresters Arms which is so much more than just about the pub. It really is an excellent article on the area as well.  If you have some historical photographs of the area we think that would be great to share them.  Email The history of Foresters Arms began in 1852 – a long time ago! A gentleman by the name of James Maynard owned a section of land...

Two new offices as Chas Everitt invests in the future of Cape Town

Two new offices as Chas Everitt invests in the future of Cape Town
Despite the recent slowdown in home sales in Cape Town which has seen many real estate companies scale down their operations, Chas Everitt International franchisees are investing in new offices in the metro in anticipation of a substantial turnaround in the not-too-distant future. One of these is the new high-visibility operation in Constantia Village, at the heart of a plush heritage area that has been particularly hard-hit over the past 18 months by e...

Cape Town Marathon

Cape Town Marathon
Events: 5 km Peace Run 12 km Peace Trail Run 22 km Peace Trail Run 10 km Peace run / walk 42.2 km Marathon Marathon information and facts: The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon takes place on Sunday, 15th September, 2019 ●      Race starts at 06h40 ●      Start: Beach Road, corner of Granger Bay and Beach Road, Green Point, Cape Town ●      Finish: Vlei Road, Cape Town Stadium precinct, Green Point ●      Cut off time – Duratio