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  • Darling ScarecrowsScarecrows invade Darling!
    In Cape West Coast News, Darling News
    Darling Village Fest and Scarecrow Challenge 2017. The first Darling Village Fest will be held in October : Friday 27th  – Sunday 29th (Visited 52 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • Fontys UniversityDarling Intercultural Space collaboration with CPUT
    In Cape West Coast News, Local News, News
    Fontys University (MSc Architecture and MSc Urbanism) starts collaboration with Cape Town University of Technology (CPUT) in Intercultural Space design project. (Visited 30 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • TeslaFuture thoughts – are we ready?
    In Cape West Coast News, News
    Future thoughts. In a recent interview the MD of Daimler Benz (Mercedes Benz) said their competitors are no longer other car companies but Tesla (obvious), Google, Apple, Amazon ‘et al’ […]
  • PajeroMitsubishi Pajero Sport 2.4 D4 MIVEC 4WD A/T
    In Entertainment, Travel & Motoring, Lifestyle
    Transmission upgrade brings about transformation (Visited 15 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • Cape west coast weatherCape West Coast Weather for travellers
    In Cape West Coast News, News
    Weather forecast for Cape West Coast travellers and events. From Cape Town to Matzikama. Mamre/Cape town , Darling/Swartland, Langebean/Saldanha Bay, Velddrif/Bergrivier, Clanwilliam/Cederberg, […]
  • Visit Darling Museum and experience the history of Darling
    In Cape West Coast News, Darling News
    A visit to Darling is not complete without a trip to the Darling Museum. (Visited 32 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • Chicken farmAvian influenza on the rise
    In Cape West Coast News, News
    The number of confirmed cases of avian influenza in the Western Cape has risen to 50. Since the regional outbreak was first confirmed in the province in August, 2.5 million chickens and ducks have […]
  • SapiensSapiens, a brief history of humankind.
    In Arts, performing, visual & literary, Book Reviews
    The author, Yuval Noah Harari, manages to condense 100,000 years into just under 500 pages. (Visited 48 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • Prospective Disaster Managers visit West Coast
    In Cape West Coast News, News
    Students completing a BA degree in Disaster Management from the Dutch University of Steden, Port Alfred campus, recently visited the Disaster Management Centre of the West Coast District Municipality […]
  • Merc 5002017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Cabriolet. Dekadente opulensie
    In Cape West Coast News, Entertainment, Travel & Motoring
    Deur Dirk Gallowitz: Mercedes-Benz S-Class.  Oopdak karre is lank nie meer ‘n nuutjie op plaaslike bodem nie, maar peperduur luukse oopdakmodelle, soos die S-klas Cabriolet, laat steeds die koppe […]
  • Voelvlei DamZille water crisis and dewatering for Phosphate mining.
    In Cape West Coast News, News
    There looks to be a disconnect between water crisis and phosphate mining. Helen Zille is telling us all what to expect with the water shortage and meanwhile … (Visited 69 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • Caribou InnParrots Philbert and Gulliver relocate to the Caribbean
    In Entertainment, Travel & Motoring, Sport, Recreation, Hobbies, Writing
    Twins Meg and Peg have relocated to Barbados in the beautiful West Indies with their well known parrots Philbert and Gulliver. (Visited 34 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • Truth and LiesLies, lies, lies yeah: News media the last bulwark
    In National & International News, News
    [OPINION] We live in a world of lies, deceit, frenetic spin doctoring and generally speaking, the majority of consumers the world over don’t really care… lies, lies, lies (Visited 23 times, 1 […]
  • DarlingVilage FestDarling Village Fest 2017
    In Cape West Coast News, Darling News, Entertainment, Travel & Motoring
    Darling Village Fest – 27, 28, 29 October 2017. Enjoy the variety that is Darling on the Cape West Coast. The full schedule is shown below. (Visited 57 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • human traffickingHuman Trafficking Awareness Week: Department to continue fight against scourge
    In Cape West Coast News, News
    Yesterday was the start of Human Trafficking Awareness Week, which runs from the 2nd to the 6th October 2017. (Visited 17 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • hot and botheredHot and bothered under the collar
    In Pets, vets and other friends
    Summer’s on the way. Hot and bothered dogs locked in cars on a hot day can die of heat stress in just 5 to 10 minutes. (Visited 21 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • pensioner with catOctober is Older Persons Month
    In News, RASKI
    Albert Fritz, Western Cape Minister of Social Development – “Department spends R228-million to promote Active Ageing and serve the elderly.” (Visited 19 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • Capensis October newsletterCapensis Newsletter – October 2017
    In Capensis, RASKI
    The Newsletter is a PDF. Please be patient, it will take a moment to load. (Visited 43 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • cost of livingSASSA missing its own handover deadline
    In Cape West Coast News, News, Shopping & Services
    Western Cape Minister Albert Fritz: “I am concerned at reports of the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) having once again missed its deadline to enter into a service agreement with […]
  • bmw 5 seriesNuwe BMW 5-reeks, lenige atleet in ‘n kispak
    In Entertainment, Travel & Motoring, Lifestyle
    BMW Suid Afrika het onlangs hul nuwe BMW 5-reeks in die Suid Kaap bekendgestel en ons was daar. (Visited 19 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • warmed riceOne thing at a time – an unlikely kitchen story
    In Lifestyle, Sport, Recreation, Hobbies, Writing
    An announcement, some years ago, at a restaurant run by a couple called Cathy and Peter – “Good afternoon, and thank you for coming to this meeting. We wish to make a brief announcement.” […]
  • flying saucerThe Hubcap and the Time Traveller
    In Sport, Recreation, Hobbies, Writing
    ‘Gearbox’ was working in a field in the KZN Midlands when he spotted a hubcap lying in the grass. He hadn’t seen it this morning and wondered how it had got there. (Visited 22 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • semperSemper for Restaurants, Coffee shops, Pubs or Curio shops
    In Entertainment, Travel & Motoring, Shopping & Services, Uncategorized
    A single integration solution to run any size accommodation venue, restaurant, pub, coffee shop or curio shop. (Visited 9 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • House fire in DarlingDarling family loses their house in a fire last night.
    In Cape West Coast News, Darling News, News
    Ant Minnie of 11 Delaan in Darling lost her house last night. Can we, as a community, help Ant Minnie and family to get back on their feet. I have no idea what they would need, but I imagine food and […]
  • Evita BezuidenhoutEvita Bezuidenhout on local affairs to remember
    In Cape West Coast News, Darling News, News
    Evita Bezuidenhout, still regarded as the most famous white woman in South Africa, was born Evangelie Poggenpoel of humble Boer origins in the dusty Orange Free State town of Bethlehem on 28th […]
  • letter to the editorDo we really need Razor Wire fencing in Darling?
    In Cape West Coast News, Local News, News
    “Greetings from a resident who prefers Darling the way it used to be –  I cannot be the only resident who objects to the finishing touches made to the “structure” and garden […]
  • Thandi ferryThe Thandi Ferry and Robben Island
    In Cape West Coast News, News
    On Friday, 15 September 2017 just after 14:00. With 60 plus passengers on board, the Thandi Ferry to Robben Island started taking in water. (Visited 114 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • RIPThe passing of an old friend, common sense
    In Curmudgeon's corner
    SAA, Eskom and all the technically bankrupt SOEs are a nonsense. Replace incompetent political deployees with private sector talent, just common sense. (Visited 46 times, 1 visits today) […]
  • horoscope diceHoroscopes should be taken seriously with a little water
    In Curmudgeon's corner
    All that follows has been very carefully researched and is guaranteed to be accurate in the same way that the plastic Chinese pizza oven that you bought for a song is guaranteed. (Visited 18 times, 1 […]
  • parrotsParrots at the Village Fair
    In Lifestyle, Sport, Recreation, Hobbies, Writing
    The Village Fair is an annual event and attracts visitors from far and wide. Twins Meg and Peg have a plan for this years event. Their niece Pen (short for Penelope) is visiting. (Visited 72 times, 1 […]
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