Sunday 21 December 2014
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Bird repellent at centre questioned


“I had never seen anything like it. It appeared as if someone had poured a pot of glue over the little birds.”

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Long road ahead for N2 arrestor bed


Feedback on the possible construction of an arrestor bed on the N2 at the foot of the Sir Lowry’s Pass is expected in February next year.

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Bonsai-meester wen prys


Vanaf Willem Pretorius se stoep is daar ’n asemrowende uitsig oor die Helderberg.

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Hartseer-afskeid van Strand-bevelvoerder


Die Strand-polisie het Dinsdag 9 Desember afskeid geneem aan die stasiebevelvoerder, kol. Shawn K.P. van Wyk.

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Municipal worker airlifted to hospital


A municipal worker who was engaged in clearing vegetation high up on the Hottentots Holland range of mountains overlooking Gordon's Bay mountains fell and hit her head on a rock this afternoon.

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NEWS
Back in time with the ‘Mail
The last edition of the District Mail for the year in 1974 boasts a considerable number of Afrikaans news...
LIFESTYLE
Programme at Library
Strand Library has a fun-filled programme for youngsters this December holiday.
PEOPLE
Fun in the sun in aid of Helderberg charities
The Chariots for Charity Day was held at Southey’s Vines in Somerset West on Saturday 13 December.
GALLERY
Strand and Gordon's Bay in 68 seconds
Aerial Impressions made this lovely video of Strand and Gordon's Bay.
NEWS
Spreading Christmas cheer
The pensioners that regularly visit the Macassar soup kitchen were surprised with goody bags for Christmas.
ANGLING
Shore angling tips for fishermen on holiday
If you’re a surf angling fanatic and in the Helderberg on holiday, you’ve come to the right place.
BUSINESS NEWS
Treat your finances like a game of chess
In the game of chess, the most insignificant piece on the board is the pawn.
GALLERY
Festival of Lights parade
Festival of Lights parade on Wednesday evening 3 December in the Somerset West Main Road.
NEWS
Macassar-Kersliggies feestelik aangesit
Die jaarlikse aanskakeling van die Kersliggies in Macassar is Dinsdag met groot opgewondenheid begroet.
STORY By JOURNO
OREO - MISSING - REWARD
Oreo-Dark Brown and White Pitbull stolen 8/12/1.  Not a fighting dog, neutered. Distinct...
NEWS
Lobbying for a safer Sir Lowry’s Pass
“I hope this time I can make a change,” says Margie Kemp, who currently lives in the UK and...
GALLERY
Chariots for Charity
Bring your donations to Southey Vines on Saturday 13 December and give responsibly.
NEWS
Silly season survival skills
Counsellor Rudyard Harrison of the Ruach Counselling Centre suggests the following survival skills for the...
ANGLING
Good kob and elf catches, tuna 30 miles off Cape Point
Catches of elf were reported along our coastline earlier last week, but the strong South Easter and sudden...
CRICKET
Local clubs well placed in WP leagues
I can’t believe it’s that time of the year again, with Christmas only two weeks away -  this...
GALLERY
Saamsing met Heinz Winckler
Saamsing Somerkersfees skop die vakansieseisoen af met 'n familiekonsert op Woensdag 10 Desember by...
NEWS
Passing out parade
Vice Admiral Mosuwa Samuel Hlongwane, chief of the SA Navy, officiated at the annual passing out parade at...
ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Ray Dylan tree op in Strand
Die volronde kunstenaar en energieke sanger Ray Dylan, is geseën met een van die beste stemme in...
LIFESTYLE
Photo club rewards winner
The Helderberg Photographic Society has had an excellent year with outings, workshops and competition...
GALLERY
Regering sê gratis behuising is nie meer bekostigbaar nie
Die minister van menslike nedersettings in die Wes-Kaap, Bonginkosi Madikizela het verlede week gesê...
GENERAL
District Diary (11-18 December)
What's on in the Helderberg this coming week.
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