Wildfire: Glencairn Expressway

Firefighters are battling a blaze on the mountain slopes at the Glencairn Expressway, the City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services said. Initially six firefighting vehicles were called to the scene, near Stone Haven Estate at 13:00, spokesperson Liezl Moodie said. This had since been increased to 10. They were being helped by Table Mountain National Parks. City and T...
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Water Saving Tips

The City of Cape Town is currently implementing Level 2 Water restrictions. This is due in part to the low dam levels. It is everyone’s responsibility to save water. Here are some useful tips on how you can save water: Save water throughout your home Ensure all taps are fully closed – a dripping tap at 1 drip per second wastes up to 30 litres a day – that ...
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Glencairn – Passage of Time

Flickr - "I found an old photo at my folks place and thought it would be interesting to see if I could re-create it. Not quite sure where my folks found the photo but it's dated some time around 1930, given the buildings (and lack thereof). It took me a few hours of scrambling around the Elsies Peak area to locate the exact spot. What's really interesting to note is the long...
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Halloween Safety Tips

This Saturday is Halloween, so dress to scare and remember that children in Glencairn often like to dress up for Halloween and go 'trick or treating'. If you would like to participate and have them ring your doorbell, please decorate your gate with something “Halloween-ish” (e.g. an orange balloon, jack-o-lantern etc.) and have your bowl of treats ready. Walk Safely Cr...
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Motorists encouraged to renew vehicle licence discs online

Motorists whose vehicle licence discs will expire on 31 October 2015 and are renewable by 21 November 2015 will not be receiving renewal notices. The City of Cape Town asks motorists to act proactively to ensure that the necessary arrangements are made and to renew discs online. The National Department of Transport’s (DOT) transfer of the Electronic National Traffic Informat...
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Increased shark activity with the arrival of spring

The City appeals to all beach and ocean users to be aware of the expected increase in in-shore shark activity over the spring and summer months. Typically, shark sightings start in late August, and continue through to April, with most sightings being reported in mid-summer. ‘White sharks are present in our waters all year round and beach users should be aware that there is a...
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Fill a Bag, Win a Board

It’s that easy to win a surfboard in the Tuffy Beach Clean-Up competition. Fill a Tuffy bag with litter collected from your favourite beach and send the evidence to comps@zigzag.co.za, which will put you in line to win a brand new board sponsored by Firewire and Share the Stoke Foundation each month until the end of January 2016. Chas Everitt False Bay will be keeping stock of...
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Chas Everitt signs deal with Gumtree

Everyone knows Gumtree.  Gumtree is primarily a Classified Portal founded in the UK, AUS, NZ and SA. In 2005 it was bought by the global giant eBay. They are SA's #1 Classified Site, the 6th biggest Website in SA.  Their focus on a simple mobile interface and a easy to use App is paying dividends and their across the board popularity is increasing. Their App is the 11th most do...
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This is the One

If you are looking for a plot with views then look no further. This mountainside plot situated on Glencairn Heights below Elsies Peak has enviable position with unrestricted sea views. The land is a generously sized and has a slight gradient that starts from the street and slopes down onto the land. Read more about this Glencairn plot for sale. For more information contact ...
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