Time to Talk Summer!

Time to Talk Summer!
The Inside Guide has just published an article highlighting the 13 best beaches in Cape Town for 2018 with a warning about security in its first paragraph, as much a sign of the times as it is a an appropriate time for the article that heralds the start of those summer days. Apart from the sobering reference to security we certainly could not agree more with their choices with Llandudno, Clifton and Boulders taking the top three spots.  Personally I...

Muizenberg Kite Festival

Muizenberg Kite Festival
Africa's biggest kite festival is proudly hosted by Cape Mental Health. All profits go towards helping Cape Mental Health provide vital services to adults and children in resource-poor communities. Watch amazing professional kiting displays – including giant inflatables, stunt kites and kite fighting – in the main arena. Plus competitions, kite-making workshops, stalls and lots to eat and drink. Full programme. More details Curated c...

Southern Suburbs Ranks Best For Organic Food Shops

Southern Suburbs Ranks Best For Organic Food Shops
The Inside Guide's has released a list of the best organic food shops in Cape Town and plenty of them are in the Southern Suburbs.  You might say more than a fair share! First on the list was Organic Zone in Lakeside “Let food be thy medicine; and medicine be thy food.” – Hippocrates In a perfect world, the food we eat would all be produced ethically and sustainably, devoid of chemicals, pesticides and antibiotics. In the real world, that’s ...

New MD at Chas Everitt Cape Town South is Gearing for Growth

New MD at Chas Everitt Cape Town South is Gearing for Growth
A successful leadership transition in a real estate company is always challenging but over the last six months, a smooth transition has been underway at Devler Estates trading as Chas Everitt Cape Town South. Sally Gracie, a familiar name in the Constantiaberg luxury real estate market, has replaced her brother, André de Villiers as MD of the well established local franchise that has been trading in the area consecutively as Steer / ERA Steer and si...

Chas Everitt Cape Town South – Spring Hampers for the Elderly

Chas Everitt Cape Town South – Spring Hampers for the Elderly
Chas Everitt Cape Town South are delighted that, for the first time, we are able to EXTEND our quarterly hamper project (called Our Mothers Our Fathers) outside of False Bay. These hampers go to very deserving elderly beneficiaries.   We have been working with the great staff and organisers at Meals on Wheels to identify deserving elderly residents in Plumstead / Diep River area building on what we already do in the False Bay area. Thank you to a...

Dam levels continue steady rise as restrictions are lowered

Dam levels continue steady rise as restrictions are lowered
Dam levels continue to improve and have risen 1,9% over the last week to 75,9% of storage capacity. The average water consumption for the past week is up slightly from 511 million litres per day to 520 million litres per day. Water restrictions and tariffs have been lowered from Level 6b and Level 6 respectively to Level 5 from today, 1 October 2018, due to the encouraging dam recovery and the conservation efforts by Capetonians. This is an interi

Best and Worst Municipalities in South Africa

Best and Worst Municipalities in South Africa
No surprise - DA ruled Cape Town is still the leader with 65.2% Consulta and SA-csi have released their latest barometer focusing on South African municipalities.  The barometer focuses on citizen satisfaction and trust in the metro municipalities – focusing on the main metros of Buffalo City, Cape Town, Ekurhuleni, eThekwini, Johannesburg, Mangaung, Nelson Mandela Bay and Tshwane. The total sample size was 2,287, with random interviews conducted

City of Cape Town to spend over R40m on library maintenance, upgrades

City of Cape Town to spend over R40m on library maintenance, upgrades
The City of Cape Town on Wednesday said it was planning to spend more than R40 million this financial year on library maintenance and upgrades across the city. In a statement, the City said its Library and Information Services (LIS) plans to spend more than R43 million on library upgrades, the completion of the Dunoon library, new Wi-Fi connections, services and the acquisition of reading materials. LIS will spend just under R18,5 million on book...

South African Youth Choir @ Norval Foundation

South African Youth Choir @ Norval Foundation
October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm The internationally acclaimed South African Youth Choir (SAYC) is one of the most exciting choral projects in the world today. Since its inception in 2005, the choir has showcased its vast abilities on both local and international platform, entertaining a variety of audiences across the globe. The Choir has positioned itself as one of the most sought-after performance choirs in South Africa and regularly performs and recor