From Babylonstoren blog – If you still have not visited why deny yourself? Free-roaming chickens can often be spotted scratching in the garden and plucking pesky bugs off our farm produce. We have five different types of chicken here at Babylonstoren – Boschvelders and Potch Koekoeks in the garden, as well as the Leghorns, Araucanas and Lohmann
Whether you’re after a windswept coastal wander, a mountainous hike with spectacular views, or a leisurely amble through one of the Cape’s lush nature reserves, here’s our pick of the best hiking trails in and around the city. So, lace up your hiking boots and get cracking… And, let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
From the City of Cape Town. 18 JANUARY 2018 STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S EXECUTIVE MAYOR PATRICIA DE LILLE In summary: Day Zero is now likely 60% of Capetonians won’t save water and we must now force them Punitive tariff to force high users to reduce demand 50 litres per person per day for the next
What it is? “No More Bare Feet” was established in 2016 by Mondeka Mabibini, as the second leg of the Uphawu Community Development organisation, of which she is the founder. What’s our Aim? The aim of the No More Bare Feet campaign is to give children in the rural areas of the Eastern Cape, where
You’re helping the ICU medical team warm up little ones… from their toes to their ears By contributing much-needed funds to equip the brand new paediatric Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, you’ve helped the Children’s Hospital Trust purchase a Giraffe Warmer for the Neonatal High Care Unit.
The annual Volunteer Wildfire Services Open Day is back, and the public are invited for family-orientated day where the volunteers demonstrate their fire-fighting skills and raise awareness about wildfires. Pre-register your children HERE – https://goo.gl/forms/Suec41X0HgNoMFKh1 – to fast track the process on the day. Registration of your children will be compulsory to allow them to partake in
From: City of Cape Town Dam storage levels are at 36.8%, with useable water at 26.8%. Collective water usage is 582 million litres, therefore 82 million litres above the required level of 500 million litres per day. Our dam levels have declined by 1% over the past week. This could be attributed to the high winds
From: City of Cape Town The first water from the Oranjezicht Main Springs Chamber started flowing into the Molteno Reservoir today, 8 November 2017. This is part of the City of Cape Town’s ongoing Water Resilience Programme to increase the supply of drinking water. This project will see an additional two million litres per day
Today I visited the site of one of the City of Cape Town’s modular land-based desalination plants. The plant will produce 2 million litres of water per day and this water will be fed into the City’s water distribution network by February 2018. Last week I made a commitment to communicate directly with all Capetonians