Happy Freedom Day

Happy Freedom Day

April 27, 2016Useful Information

Freedom Day is a South African public holiday celebrated on 27 April. It celebrates freedom and commemorates the first post-apartheid free and fair elections held on that day in 1994.  

Volunteer Wildfire Services is looking for new members

Volunteer Wildfire Services is looking for new members

March 17, 2016Useful Information

Volunteer Wildfire Services (VWS) South Peninsula Station (SPS) is growing and is urgently looking for new volunteers to join their firefighting family. “Although South Peninsula is currently one of the smaller stations we are right in the heart of a vast natural area where wildfires are extremely common,” said Dean Harrison, SPS Station Manager. Information … Read More

Neighbourhood Watch Contact Information

October 22, 2015Useful Information

Here is a list of NHW contact details in the deep south. We encourage responsible crime reporting, if you see something suspicious, please contact your neighbourhood watch. Please send us your NHW contact details if it is not listed.

Load Shedding

June 10, 2015Useful Information

The deep south falls under Zone 8. Take a look in the sidebar for today’s schedule. You can find out more on the City of Cape Town website – click here. Looking for somewhere to eat during the loadshedding blackouts? Here is a list of places to eat in the “deep south” : The Lighthouse … Read More

Traveling with kids to or from South Africa?

June 2, 2015Useful Information

This is a handy website for all the information you need when it comes to finding out which documents you’ll need when travelling in or out of South Africa with your children. http://www.drivesouthafrica.co.za/child-visa-checklist/  

How can we help the fire fighters

How can we help the fire fighters

March 3, 2015Useful Information

It’s been a devastating few days in Cape Town as some of the most destructive fires in years are ravaging the countryside and threatening the lives and homes of its inhabitants, not to mention all the little creatures. We are so grateful to the men and women who have been fire fighting 24/7 for the last three days.

The support thus far from our community has been amazing. If your still keen to help out, here are some helpful tips on what to do.