Hout Bay

Giving VHS tapes a second lease on life.

The Re.Bag.Re.UseTM team, crochets beautiful multifunctional items from the tape itself. Going a step further to use the entire VHS tape, the Re.Bag.Re.Use team has found a way to use the empty video tapes as well. VHS and cassette tapes are in most cases non-recyclable or not accepted by recyclers, therefore[…]

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Search for missing 3-year-old Hout Bay boy continues

The search for a missing three-year-old boy from Hout Bay in Cape Town is continuing, with community members and a dog unit assisting police in its efforts. Anothando Mhlobo went missing on Monday at around 13:00 in Imizamo Yethu. Before his disappearance, he was seen playing outside with other children.[…]

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Hout Bay community prays for ten men missing at sea

The community of Hout Bay is reeling from a string of tragedies that unfolded at sea this week. Six fishermen have been missing since Thursday when a rubber duck with thirteen men on board capsized near Oudekraal. Two men managed to swim ashore, two others are recovering in hospital and[…]

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Two people die in Hout Bay fire

A Hout Bay fire claimed the lives of two people in the early hours of Friday morning. A man and a woman also sustained third-degree burns, while another woman suffered smoke inhalation and was treated at the scene. The fire damaged 30 wood and iron structures, said the city’s divisional[…]

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