Sing for your Supper

A unique musical dining experience! The Philharmonia Choir of Cape Town is hosting 'Sing for your Supper' on Saturday 27 February. This choir fundraising evening is run by Monika Voysey and Marc Wassung, a dynamic husband and wife team. The music is all about passion, emotion and flare, and Monika selects a special programme for the evening consisting of popular s...
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Do you live in a Burglary Hot Spot or a Suburb Safe Zone?

"If property owners do not take collective action as a neighbourhood community, the affect on everyone's property values in that neighbourhood could be very negative", says Cape Town real estate broker, Andre de Villiers from Cape Town. De Villiers was previously a Neighbourhood Watch Chairperson for a popular Cape Town coastal suburb. "My experience is that there are far ...
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Water Saving Tips

The City of Cape Town is currently implementing Level 2 Water restrictions. This is due in part to the low dam levels. It is everyone's responsibility to save water. Here are some usefill tips on how you can save water: Save water throughout your home Ensure all taps are fully closed – a dripping tap at 1 drip per second wastes up to 30 litres a day - th...
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8 Home Security Mistakes you’re Making

Every day we make mistakes that leave our homes vulnerable to a break-in. A burglar will always choose the easiest target and that’s good news for you – it means you have a lot of influence on whether you become a victim or not. Hiding keys by doorways – leaving keys near door ways is very risky as you risk someone duplicating your key and breaking in whenever they want. ...
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Holiday Safety

Christmas is a busy time of year for everyone, but ensuring your home is properly protected against festive crime should be made a priority. Many of us will be spending time away from home visiting family or travelling abroad. It is also a time when the house is full of valuable items such as gifts, food and wine. Because of this, Christmas traditionally sees a sharp increas...
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Level 2 water restrictions approved for Cape Town

The City of Cape Town's mayoral committee has approved the implementation of level 2 water restrictions. The proposal will be deliberated at a council meeting on 10 December. The city imposes level 1 restrictions, which is a 10 percent saving at all times. The City of Cape Town says the water restriction proposal comes because dam levels are about 15 percent lower than th...
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Guy Fawkes Day in Cape Town

Don’t get caught on the wrong side of the law, there are safe sites to discharge and enjoy fireworks on Guy Fawkes Day 2015 in Cape Town! On Thursday, 5 November 2015, we celebrate Guy Fawkes Day (or Guy Fawkes Night) in Cape Town with explosive displays of fireworks (at designated areas). CELEBRATING GUY FAWKES DAY IN RONDEBOSCH In recent years in South Africa i...
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Motorists encouraged to renew vehicle licence discs online

Motorists whose vehicle licence discs will expire on 31 October 2015 and are renewable by 21 November 2015 will not be receiving renewal notices. The City of Cape Town asks motorists to act proactively to ensure that the necessary arrangements are made and to renew discs online. The National Department of Transport’s (DOT) transfer of the Electronic National Traffic Informat...
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State of the Nation – Win 2 tickets to this event!

If you are confused as to where we stand and where we are going; you cannot afford to miss the most eagerly anticipated morning session of the year. Political expert, Justice Malala and economic scenario planner, Clem Sunter will divine the future for us, under the informed control of award winning radio journalist, Stephen Grootes. The best way to “future-proof” your life an...
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