Increase in residential fires

The statistics for June show a decrease in the number of informal settlement fires, but a 15% increase in formal residential fires.

Robbers pounce on centre

Residents from around Milnerton took to Facebook, criticising the mall for inadequate security.

Karate champs

Blaauwberg JKA Karate’s Western Province selection team fared well at the recent SA JKA nationals with the entire team coming home with medals.

Three men die as trench collapses

Four people were initially trapped but one managed to get out before rescue services got on the scene.

Just men

This season will offer a series of workshops for men, led by community leaders from gender-based organisations, on Saturdays July 20 and 27 and August 3.

Bugsy comes to life on stage

Demi van Tonder directs and music teacher Rae Swart, as musical director, will be supported by an orchestra made up of high-school pupils and a past pupil.

Lego mania

The First Lego League Robotics team, “StellarBots” won first place for project presentation at the FLL Plan Ceibal International Open in Montevideo, Uruguay.

Con artists ‘vish’ and ‘phish’ to rob you

If you think your device might have been compromised, contact your bank immediately and request that your account be blocked.

Oxalis hirta

“Oxalis” is currently flowering in the Blouberg area, Sunset Beach

Help a dog find a forever home

Many of the animals up for adoption at the Grassy Park-based organisation have either been rescued by the SPCA or surrendered by owners who are no longer able to take care of their pets.