Happy Workers Day!

Today is Workers' Day in South Africa – a public holiday that has its origins internationally, within the historical struggles of workers and their trade unions. The day celebrates the rights of workers, and recognises their struggle for fair working conditions and employment standards. It has been a holiday since 1994, and has ties to the International Workers' Day celebrat...
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Marimba Festival

The Cape Town Marimba Festival will take place on Friday 24 April 2015,  at 19h45 at the Baxter Concert Hall, Baxter Theatre Complex, Rondebosch. The Cape Town Marimba Festival is a joint venture between the Cape Town Big Band Jazz Festival and Woodworx Marimbas. Woodworx Marimbas is involved in the development of African music on the marimba. The organisation provides ma...
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Rondebosch Potters Market | 21 March 2015

It’s that time again. Twice a year, in March and November, the Rondebosch Potters Market is held at Rondebosch Park. This super-popular market features the works of both professional and amateur potters from Cape Town and elsewhere in the Western Cape. The market is the perfect place for finding unique, locally-made gifts and there are always fantastic bargains to be had, pa...
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New Listing in Rondebosch

Renovated four bedroom home is complete with top class fixtures and fittings throughout. Truly an entertainer's dream with spacious entrance hall leading off to the lounge with fireplace, for those cold winter evenings. Sliding doors from the lounge to a large, partially covered veranda, overlooking the pool and a well-maintained garden. Open-plan kitchen. Conveniently situated...
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2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon

2015 Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon - Online entries for Fun Runs on Good Friday now open! On Good Friday (2 April), runners and walkers of all ages are invited to come along and take part in the annual Old Mutual Two Oceans Fun Runs, which will take place at the University of Cape Town (UCT) rugby fields, Upper Campus, Rondebosch. Choose from: 56m Nappy Dash (kids must...
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City of Cape Town is currently experiencing Stage 1 Load Shedding

The City of Cape Town is currently experiencing Stage 1 Load Shedding. 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 in...
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Beware of Fraud in the Rental Market

The public is urged to be aware of a bogus rental scheme that is taking place around the country. This seems to work so well it has been gaining popularity!  Individuals pretend to be estate agents and target unsuspecting potential renters. They post details of rental properties online and then ask interested parties to secure the flat by paying a deposit, either in cash or vi...
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Potters Market Rondebosch

The Potters Market Rondebosch is the biggest gathering of potters in Africa, featuring over 100 potters, ceramicists and sculptors. Held twice a year on the second-last Saturday of March and November and hosted by the Western Cape branch of Ceramics Southern Africa, this dazzling display of exquisite earthenware is happening at Rondebosch Park on 22 November from 8am to 4.30pm....
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Crime Stop

South Africa's trusted tip-off service since 1992. In two decades the anonymity of not even one informer has been compromised. We all have a responsibility to make South Africa safer for our children and every law-abiding citizen. If you have information that can assist in exposing people involved in illegal activities, please contact us anonymously when you know: WHO DI...
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