Computer Assisted Property Valuation

If you are moving home, getting a reliable property valuation is an essential step in the process. A property valuation will give you an estimate of how much your house should be worth, based upon a number of different factors. Even if you are not planning to move home straight away, house valuations remain an excellent tool to indicate a current market value and what imp...
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New South African plug standard is mandatory for new installations

South Africa’s new plug and socket standard, SANS 164-2 or ZA Plug, has become mandatory for new installations, the SABS confirmed to MyBroadband. This means that any new buildings erected must incorporate electrical sockets that conform to the new standard. An amendment to the wiring code introduced in 2016 stated that the ZA Plug would become semi-mandatory for new in...
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Innovative local students launch online textbook resale platform

Bramble is an online platform aimed at connecting students wanting to sell or buy textbooks, as well as physical and electronic notes. This not only allows students to earn an extra income, but it also makes the learning process a whole lot easier. As students ourselves, we understand the real life of a student and we hope to give you more room for the good life, more ti...
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Hotel Hysterical

Hotel Hysterical is back with Rob Van Vuuren, Martin Evans & Lindy Johnson. Its bound to be another hysterical evening so book now! Hotel Hysterical is a collaboration between Hotel Glencairn and locally based comedian Rob Van Vuuren, bringing local and international comedic talent for audiences in the deep south. Rob Van Vuuren hand picks the comedians and Hotel Gle...
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Glencairn, the early years

Glencairn and the Else (also referred to as Els) river valley are located on the coast of False Bay, between Fish Hoek and Simon’s Town. In 1743 the Dutch East India Company established an official station and anchorage at Simonstown. An early map, drawn in 1870, shows the course of the river which was originally known as the “Elze Rivier” (Burman 1962). Throughout the e...
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Water meter readings

From the City of Cape Town: Your home or business is connected to the City’s water network through a water meter, which usually sits in a small chamber under the pavement outside your property. We read your water meter once a month to calculate your monthly water and sewerage use. How the City reads your water meter The meter is read by a different person each month. We ta...
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International Childhood Cancer Day

February 15, 2018 International Childhood Cancer Day which highlights the need for concerted global actions to address the growing challenge posed by this non-communicable disease. Globally, childhood and adolescent cancer is threatening to overtake infectious diseases, as one of the highest causes of disease-related mortality in children. It is a day when we come togethe...
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The Fish Hoek Story

Author -Joy Cobern Imagine living in the southern suburbs of Cape Town in the 1870s, where would you go for a day out and how would you get there? There were no cars and horses were expensive to keep unless you needed them for your business. Perhaps you knew someone with a horse and cart so, as a great treat you could go to Muizenberg beach. Then, in 1882, the railway was ex...
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The Clovelly Country Club Story

SHORT HISTORY OF THE CLOVELLY COUNTRY CLUB The idea of a club history has been in the minds of many connected with Clovelly for some time. Those who recall the Club in its early days when it was virtually a club without a clubhouse, and later, in the immedi­ately pre-War years when things were a little easier, during the War years, the post-War years, the post-fire years and...
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TAKE OUR MOUNTAINS BACK

Distributed on behalf of David Pena, Valley North Neighbourhood Watch: JOIN US FOR A MASS HIKE TO TAKE BACK OUR MOUNTAIN! Are you tired of the senseless violent attacks on the mountains and beaches? Are you fed up with the criminals and perpetrators owning the mountains and beaches? Are you tired of feeling unsafe and unable to even take a short walk into the mo...
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