Fish Hoek

Help give competition costs the chop

The Kimura Shukokai International (KSI) 2020 World Karate championships will take place in Cape Town this year. For a Fish Hoek local, it has taken blood, sweat and tears to qualify – but she needs help to raise funds for the competition costs. Aliveya Adams (19) recently started her first[…]

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Shark spotters in action at Fish Hoek Beach

Following a shark warning issued on Friday last week at Fish Hoek Beach, visitors were advised not to enter the waters and one local managed to capture a video of shark spotters in action, keeping locals and visitors safe. Shark Spotters usually deploy nets at beaches notorious for shark activity[…]

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Shark warning issued for Fish Hoek beach

A shark warning siren was sounded at Fish Hoek beach on Thursday, and visitors were advised not to enter the waters until they had been deemed safe for swimming and recreational activities. According to the official Shark Spotters Twitter page, shark exclusion nets were deployed at approximately 11.10am on Thursday[…]

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City rolls out tag system for kids on beaches

The City of Cape Town’s Social Development and Early Childhood Development is making its way to the beach with its Identikidz project. The project, which provides children on beaches with identification tags to help them be located in case they get lost, has become an important element of the festive[…]

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Community calls for support of local sand sculptor

Michael Myekwa has been putting smiles on the faces of locals in Fish Hoek for years with his amazing sand art creations and now the community is trying to give back and support Myekwa in producing his art. Since 2016 Myekwa has been the community’s resident sand artist, creating breathtaking[…]

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Burnt body found after Fish Hoek blaze

A charred body was found in a train after blaze at Fish Hoek railway station on Thursday. Metrorail Western Cape confirmed that two carriages of the train caught alight around 10am Thursday morning. No injuries were initially reported and all commuters were safely evacuated from the train. However, a body[…]

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Fish Hoek residents grateful to firefighters

Families forced to evacuate their Fish Hoek homes on Thursday night, fear they may have to do so again as a fire continues to burn on the adjacent mountain. Residents on Mountain and Contour roads were told to leave on Thursday afternoon as the then-uncontained blaze burnt dangerously close to[…]

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Fish Hoek blaze under control

The fire at Fish Hoek in the Western Cape was brought under control on Thursday night. Several roads which had earlier been closed off to traffic had since been re-opened, said Cape Town Traffic Services spokesperson Richard Coleman. “From about 16:45, the roads were re-opened. It was a difficult fire[…]

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