Green Point Common could become heritage site

Residents and ratepayers of Green Point have submitted a proposal that aims to declare the popular Green Point Common a heritage site. According to Councillor Dave Bryant, the proposal was submitted by the Green Point Ratepayers Association (GPRA). “The GPRRA and heritage officials at the City of Cape Town have[…]

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UCT student rediscovers “extinct” plant

After it was believed to be extinct since the 1800’s, one of the Western Cape’s endemic species has been rediscovered by a student from the University of Cape Town (UCT). Psoralea cataracta is one of the first recorded species lost to forestry and agriculture and originates from the pea family. It[…]

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Bush cockroaches infest Cape homes

Western Cape homeowners have been warned to keep a lookout for unwanted guests as summer approaches. Bush cockraoches have been spotted in homes from the city to Bredasdorp, and are regarded as “super roaches”. According to Sebastian Seelig, managing Director of Pest Free SA, bush roaches are a hybrid between[…]

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9 Western Cape wonders

When thinking of the words to describe Cape Town and the Western Cape, ‘unique’ is usually at the top of my list. Nowhere else compares to our beautiful home. From the diversity of Cape Town’s cultures, to the impressive displays that Mother Nature created, living in this city is truly[…]

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Table Mountain crime map for hikers

Following a number of attacks on hikers within Table Mountain National Park, a local hiker from Kenilworth has taken the initiative to create a Google map, called Table Mountain Crime Map, for recording crime in the area and preparing those who plan to explore the mountain trails. The recent murder[…]

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