Upgrade of Hout Bay Common
The first stage of this very attainable goal, is to aerate, enrich & fertilise a few zones of this space, for planting, and I hereby appeal to any person or company that may be able to assist with the loan/ use of a mechanical digger ( a few hours max), to “till” these spots, as this area has been seriously compacted through the years. Any donations of compost, or rich soil, would be hugely appreciated, as “we” have no funding for this.
A team from The Kirstenbosch Botanical Society, have been hugely generous with time & effort in providing guidance & expertise for this project.
The idea is to involve the local Scouts, School & community, in the planting & nurturing process, but the initial ground preparation awaits me (& volunteers).
To whom it may concern
On Friday 5th September at 07h30 my husband was having an early morning jog on Llandudno beach when he was bitten by a large ridgeback dog.
The dog belonged to a woman who appeared to have a number of dogs that she had brought to the beach for a walk. None of the dogs were on a leash.
It was always merely a matter of time, before one of "our" local taxis was involved in a fatal accident. To highlight the routine madness displayed by some of these drivers, of both
sedan & minibus taxis, this morning's accident involved a well known skorokoro speedster swerving off the bridge on Princess Avenue to avoid oncoming traffic, while attempting to
In last month’s Hout & About we reported on the revised development parameters that the owner of Erf 3477, on the Karbonkelberg, was seeking.
The City’s Spatial Planning & Land Use Management committee considered this application on 10th September. No decisions were taken as the committee decided that a site visit is essential to consider the proposals and counter arguments put forward, the principal of which were that any development on this erf will be against the City’s & the Province’s own Policies & Guidelines.