DONDERDAG, 18 OKTOBER 2012
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Carla van der Voort (links) het gelukkig slegs skraapmerke en kneusplekke tydens dié onge luk opgedoen. Hier is haar Hyundaimotor ná die ongeluk.
MACASSAR: ONGELUK EIS VIER
Vrou se N2nagmerrie
aie mense sê jou lewe speel voor jou af tydens ’n ongeluk. Máár, dis nie die geval nie. Toe my motor begin rol, het ek soos nooit tevore aan die bid gegaan en angstig gesit en wag vir die pyn om my lyf te tref.” Dít is die woorde van Carla van der Voort (25) ná sy wonderbaarlik ’n motorongeluk op die N2 oorleef het waarby drie motors Sondag (14 Oktober) omstreeks 19:30 naby die Macassar-afrit betrokke was. Carla was op pad Kaap toe – waar sy deur die week woon en werk – ná sy soos gewoonlik die naweek by haar ouerhuis in Somerset-Wes deurgebring het. Sy sê sy het teen so 110 km/h in die regter baan van die N2 gery en was besig
om ’n silwer Mercedes Benz in die linkerbaan verby te gaan, toe ’n rooi motor skielik langs haar (agter die Mercedes) opduik. “Uit die hoek van my oog het ek na die motor gekyk en gedink wat probeer die man maak. Hy het my ’n selfvoldane glimlag gegee, en toe tref die motor my aan die kant – amper asof hy my van die pad af wil druk. ’n Opsetlike tweede slag het kort daarna gevolg,” vertel sy. Met die slag het haar Hyundai I10 die pad verlaat en begin rol. Haar motor het na bewering oor albei bane in die Kaap se rigting, tussendeur twee bome op ’n eiland wat die bane skei, en toe oor die twee bane in die rigting Somerset-Wes, gerol en uiteindelik langs ’n muur by Macassar tot stilstand gekom. “My motor het wonderbaarlik op sy wiele, met die voorkant in die rigting van SomersetWes, voor die Macassar-afrit-padteken, tot
stilstand gekom,” vertel Carla. Op daardie oomblik het sy ook gesien hoe die rooi motor die Mercedes Benz tref en altwee motors begin rol het. “Dis die laaste wat ek van die ongeluk kan onthou. Ek het vir my lewe gevrees. Al waaraan ek kon dink is, wat as die man in die rooi motor my van die pad afgery het om my te beroof of iets aan te doen,” onthou sy. Volgens Carla het ’n groep Hoërskool Zandvliet-leerlinge binne ’n paar minute haar te hulp gesnel. Hulle het suikerwater aangedra, ’n baadjie oor haar skouers gegooi en een van hul ouers se selfone aan haar geleen om haar ouers te bel. ’n Man wat sy glad nie ken nie, het haar persoonlike besittings bymekaar gemaak. “Almal wat op die toneel afgekom het, was só behulpsaam. Selfs die twee tannies wat my gedurig omhels en getroos het. Niemand
sal ooit weet hoe baie beteken ’n drukkie of selfs ’n vriendelike gesig in so ’n geval nie.” Die radiostasie Cape Talk het vroeër vandeesweek ’n onderhoud met Carla gevoer. Tydens die onderhoud het sy vertel sy vermoed die bestuurder was óf onder die invloed, óf dat dit moontlik ’n “selfmoordpoging” was. Die polisie en ambulansdiens het omstreeks 19:40 by die toneel aangekom. Volgens ao. Carl Rosenberg van die Macassar-polisie het die ongeluk vier lewens geëis. Drie van die vier insittendes in die rooi motor is dood, en een van die drie insittendes in die Mercedes Benz is ook dood. “Ons vermoed albei bestuurders, dié van die rooi motor en die Mercedes Benz, is onder dié wat oorlede is,” sê Rosenberg. Die polisie ondersoek ’n saak van strafbare manslag.
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Vrou sterf in ongeluk ’n Jong vrou (20) is op die vooraand van haar mondigwording op slag dood ná ’n ongeluk naby die Macassar-afrit. Luidens ’n polisieverklaring was die vrou een van vier passasiers wat Woensdag (10 Oktober) omstreeks 20:30 op pad in die rigting van Kaapstad was. Hulle was onderweg na Brackenfell om haar verjaardag met familie daar te vier. Hul voertuig het ’n harde geluid gemaak en hulle het toe afgetrek om ondersoek in te stel. “Terwyl hulle na die skade gekyk het, het ’n wit Hyundai-bakkie met hul voertuig gebots. Die vrou, wat saam met die bestuurder uitgeklim het, is op die toneel dood verklaar. Die bestuurder het ligte beserings opgedoen,” sê konstabel Suzan Jantjies, woordvoerder van Somerset-Wes-polisie. Volgens Jantjies is daar nog verklarings uitstaande voordat die ondersoek kan voortgaan en inhegtenisnemings gemaak kan word. Mense met inligting kan Somerset-Wes-polisie bel by 021 850 1335.
GORDON’S BAY: JOB CREATION
First legal car guards hired A
pilot project with the aim of combating both crime and unemployment has been launched in Gordon’s Bay.
Heyns de Waal – a member of the Gordon’s Bay Community Police Forum (CPF) who initiated this project – says many motorists have complained about being intimidated into paying car guards. In an effort to put a stop to this, the CPF, the United Reformed Church, SAPS and the Metro Police saw to it that two individuals were screened, fingerprinted, interviewed and trained to become legally sanctioned car guards. “All illegal car guards have been removed from the designated parking area used by churchgoers, and these two individuals have
been issued with an official CPF identification bib,” De Waal says. “The bib identifies them with a number linked to their file at the police station and at the church office.” De Waal says a key aspect that sets this project aside from other attempts is the fact that the car guards may not accept any money from motorists. All payments to them come from the church, and the money is collected at the door in a marked tin. This, De Waal says, eliminates the possibility of intimidation. “There are already other areas and business zones asking for something to be done about the car guards in their area, but we must first see how this project runs and learn from any teething problems before assisting other zones,” says De Waal
From left are Heyns de Waal (CPF), car guards Jonathan McLeen and Annett Speel man, and Ruben van Wyk (of the United Reformed Church).
GESOEK: Indien eni giemand met dié man in aanraking kom, bel da delik die naaste poli siestasie. Eersterivier inwoner Shane Bou wer (28) bots gereeld met die ge reg, en vol gens sy ma is hy weens sy dwelmgebruik in staat om mense se lewens in gevaar te stel. Hy be weeg veral in die Strand – veral Broadlands Village – en SomersetWes rond.
STOLEN ITEMS: Macassar police members Monwabisi Jafta, Const Siyabonga Mbuyana, WO Schalk Co etzee, Const Monwabisi Ma cuphe and Student Constable Themba Ndlabi retrieved sto len items at a house in Krymekaar Street on 11 Oc tober. These included a mi crowave oven, gas cylinder, hot water urn and commun ion glasses that were looted in a breakin at the VG Church in Soekmekaar Street the day before. A man (29) was arrested and charged with housebreaking and theft. PHOTO: BERNADETTE ROSSI
NEWS SUMMARY “Many people say that your life flashes before your eyes during a life-threatening moment like an accident. But this is not the case. When my car rolled over the N2, I started praying like never before. I just waited for the pain to hit my body.” These are the words of Carla van der Voort (25) after she miraculously survived an accident on the N2 this past Sunday. She was on her way back to Cape Town, where she lives and works during the week, after her weekend visit to her family in Somerset West. Three vehicles were involved in the accident, and four lives were lost. –front page Teamwork between the Strand police and community led to the arrest of a man (24) on a charge of drug possession. The police had been tipped off about a drug deal taking place at a house in Sercor Drive. A warrant was obtained and, upon searching the house on Monday afternoon, officers confiscated half a kilo of dagga, 77 stoppe dagga, 26 small bags of tik and half a Mandrax pill. Graham Muller was arrested, and appeared in court on Tuesday. His case was postponed to 23 October. –page 3
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EERSTE RIVER: CRIME
Stonethrowing kid caught ILLANA FRANTZ
stone-thrower was chased down and caught after wrecking the windscreen of a motorist last week.
Heather Nogueira and her son Miguel (17) were driving along Baden Powell Drive, on the bridge crossing the R102, when the incident happened. They noticed a group of five young boys sitting alongside the road while they were on their way to their home at De Wijnlanden Residential Estate at 18:15. They thought nothing of it, but suddenly a brick hit the windscreen of their BMW. “We got such a big fright, and I decided to stop. My son acted purely on instinct, got out and chased after the boys.
“He chased them for approximately five kilometres along the railway tracks,” recalls Heather. In the meantime she notified the security at their estate, who called the police. Miguel, who ran barefoot the entire way, managed to catch one of perpetrators – who turned out to be a 14-year-old boy. Heather says the boy, who was carrying a knife, was handed over to the police. Asked why they decided to stop and chase after their attackers, Heather says, “We felt it was the right thing to do. These people need to be stopped, and we as citizens need to assist the police however we can.” Lieutenant Natalie Martin, spokesperson for the Stellenbosch police, says the minor was released back into the care of his parents on the night of the crime.
The windscreen of Heather Nogueira’s BMW, after it was hit by a brick on Baden Powell Drive last week
Gemeenskap span saam teen dwelms Samewerking tussen die gemeenskap en die Strand-polisie het daartoe gelei dat ’n man (24) in hegtenis geneem is vir die besit van dwelms. Luidens ’n polisieverklaring het die polisie ’n wenk uit die gemeenskap ontvang van dwelmhandel wat by ’n huis in Sercorrylaan plaasvind. Die polisie het die inligting opgevolg en die afgelope Maandag om 14:15 by die huis toegeslaan. Beamptes het op 0,520 kg dagga, 77 daggastoppe, 26 klein sakkies tik en ½ mandrax-pil beslag gelê. Die straatwaarde van al die dwelms word
op R2 000 geraam. Die verdagte Graham Muller is in hegtenis geneem en het Dinsdag (16 Oktober) in die hof verskyn. Luidens ’n polisieverklaring is dieselfde huis drie keer die afgelope paar weke deursoek, en elke keer is dwelms op die perseel gevind. Stasiebevelvoerder kol. Shawn van Wyk het die gemeenskap gemaan om nie hul kinders naby die woning toe te laat nie. Hy het hulle ook bedank vir die inligting wat hulle verskaf het om die polisie te help met hul stryd teen dwelms. Muller se saak is tot 23 Oktober uitgestel.
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Die beamptes wat die inhegtenisneming gedoen het is konstabels Velemseni Mtet wa, Nadia Stoffberg en Katlego Mbedzi.
Another hit-and-run George Street in Strand is becoming notorious for hit-and-run accidents – another one happened there just last week. Thisfollowsamere10daysafterNikkiMonteiro’s leg was crushed by a car while she was standing on the pavement, waiting to cross the road. According to a police report, the second incident happened on Tuesday 9 October at 19:30. It involved a pedestrian (49) and the driver of a scooter. “It is alleged that the scooter crashed into the pedestrian. The impact of the crash caused the man to be knocked unconscious. The driver of the scooter also fell, but he got up and drove off,” says constable Mbulelo Mafuna, spokesperson for the Strand police. The victim suffered injuries to his head, neck and arm. A colleague who passed by stopped to help and called for assistance. The scooter is believed to be pink and white. The police call on anyone with information to phone Detective Constable Dailan Adams on 079 894 0069 or 021 854 9132.
18 Oktober, 2012
MACASSAR: PET WELFARE
Hell to haven H
oney, a female pitbull, was given a second chance at life when she was rescued two weeks ago.
Jackie’s friend Liza Buunk donated R100, and Jeff PhillipsPage donated R500, which Jackie says she will use to have Honey vaccinated. Jackie says PETS have also undertaken to have Honey spayed. The tough pup is recovering well, and has already settled into her new home. “What a beautiful doggy this is!” Jackie says. “I can’t wait to see what she looks like in a few weeks. Her former owner should be ashamed for letting her get like this!”
The badly neglected canine was found chained up at a house in Macassar by local animal welfare organisation PETS (Pets Empowerment in Townships). Jackie Howe, the dog’s new owner, says that when Honey was found she could hardly walk or stand, and weighed a mere 12 kg. Jackie says Honey’s eyes were sunken due to malnutrition, and she also had a bad eye infection. Jackie came across Honey when she saw PETS’ plea for assistance on Facebook. “I wanted to lift the burden from them for additional bills and treat the dog – every little bit helps!” She says within minutes PetPals had brought the nearly lifeless dog to her. “We thought she wouldn’t make it,” says Jackie ,who immediately took the dog to a local veterinary surgeon, where she was put on a drip. Honey was also given antibiot- An emaciated Honey, as she ics overnight because of an in- was found a few weeks ago tense fever caused by a very high white blood-cell count, says Jackie. By the following day, however, she had made progress and already weighed 14,5 kg. Jackie says she is deeply grateful for the help she received from the vet, Dr Karin Wilson, and her friends. Karin agreed to charge welfare rates, with the total cost of the treatment amounting to R695. Honey, as she looks two weeks later
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CROHN SE SIEKTE: KNOU FINANSIES
Dapper Carl (16) kla nie oor pyn JAMEY THOMAS
Macassar-gesin sukkel om kop bo water te hou ná ’n chroniese siekte onlangs by een van hul tweelingseuns gediagnoseer is. Carl Flaandorp (16) is vroeër vanjaar met Crohn se siekte – ’n inflammatoriese ontsteking in die dermkanaal wat na bewering deur interaksie tussen genetiese en omgewingsfaktore veroorsaak word – gediagnoseer. Dít ná hy in Februarie ’n reeks toetse moes ondergaan weens ’n onverklaarbare pyn in sy knie wat veroorsaak het dat hy mank loop en onuithoudbare maagpyn en drastiese gewigverlies ervaar. “Carl is deur drie dokters ondersoek, waarvan nie een agter die kap van die byl kon kom nie. Hulle het hom toe na Helderberg-hospitaal verwys vir toetse,” verduidelik Carl se ma, Zelda Flaandorp. “Daarna is hy vir ’n week in Tygerberg-hospitaal opgeneem, waar hy ’n kolonoskopie, gastroskopie en ’n skandering ondergaan het wat toe aangedui het dat hy aan dié siekte ly.” In Carl se geval, veroorsaak die siekte dat hy dikwels geen eetlus het nie en diarree ervaar. “Hy is op medikasie wat hy daagliks moet neem. Hoewel die medikasie dit vir hom ’n bietjie makliker maak om met die siekte saam te leef, ervaar hy steeds terugslae,” sê sy. Carl sou vanjaar graad 11 aan Macassar Sekondêr voltooi het, maar moes weens sy toestand sy skoolopleiding laat vaar. Die siekte vereis ook dat hy ’n baie streng dieet moet volg. Máár, hy bly positief. Volgens sy trotse ma kla haar seun nooit oor sy toestand nie, en sal hy nagte omlê met pyn sonder om te kla.“Dit is inspirerend om te
Final reminder All second-hand goods dealers are reminded to reapply for their second-hand goods certificate before 31 October. Those who require further information on the reapplication process can get in touch with Warrant Officer Quinton Daniels or Constable Giovanni Meyer at Strand Police Station on 021 854 9100.
sien hoe ’n kind, my kind, dit moet deurmaak, maar ek vra dat die Here my sterk hou en om ons die krag te gee om elke dag aan te pak.” Kyle, Carl se tweelingbroer, sê hulle deel ’n spesiale verbintenis. Op een of ander wyse kan hy dikwels aanvoel wat sy broer voel. “Soms as hy siek is, voel ek ook siek.” Zelda sê die familie is dankbaar dat Carl steeds Carl is, en nie kwaad geword het vir die lewe nie. “Sy medemenslikheid en humoristiese karakter kom steeds na vore.” Carl se medikasie kos elke maand sowat R800. Volgens Zelda het hulle ook R14 000 se mediese skuld wat hulle moet delg. “Ons is dankbaar vir al die ondersteuning wat ons tot dusver ontvang het, maar enige finansiële hulp word steeds verwelkom,” sê Zelda. Om hulp te verleen, bel gerus vir Zelda by 083 868 4561. .
Van links is, Kyle, Zelda en Carl Flaandorp.
Help Rape Crisis Rape Crisis Helderberg needs volunteers for their support centre. Those interested will be trained to assist rape survivors at the centre. Volunteers should have their own transport. They should be committed to helping survivors and being called out at short notice to the 24-hour centre. If you fit the criteria phone Reinette Evans on 083 484 9409 or Colleen at 021 852 5620.
18 Oktober, 2012
GB NAVY: CULTURAL DAY
Rainbow station ILLANA FRANTZ
he SA Naval College in Gordon’s Bay celebrated South Africa’s heritage with a cultural day last Friday.
Ensign Sipheshile Khanyile, assistant divisional officer, says this was the first opportunity staff members had to celebrate Heritage Day, as it was dependent on the students’ training schedule. Staff members were divided into groups representing different cultures, and each had to portray their culture as best they could. Groups included the Nguni, which comprised the Xhosa, Zulu, Swazi and Ndebele; the Sesotho, with the Sotho and Tswana; and the Limpopo, featuring the Venda, Pedi and Tsongas. The Cape coloured people and Afrikaners were also represented. “Each group had to dress in their culture’s traditional outfit, cook traditional food and have an exhibition explaining their culture to everyone,” says Ensign Khanyile. “The day was a great success as everyone went out of their way to prepare for the event. The weather played along and everyone participated fully, sharing in the spirit of ubuntu.”
Riaan Sinden, John Gelant, Desmond Jannetze, Marvon Mentoor, Malcolm Davids and Hennie Cooksen represented the Kaapse Klopse.
Join the war on breast cancer Breast cancer awareness reaches a local Voice of the Cape. Cancer survivors and others affected by high on Wednesday 24 October, when Global Pink Hijab Day will be celebrated at the disease have been invited to attend the celebration. the Iqra Learning Centre in Strand. Guests can enjoy some of the pink delicaThe initiative started as an experiment cies on sale in aid of cancer research and by American Muslim students. According to the South African Nation- organisations such as Cansa and Hospice. al Cancer Registry, one in 29 women in Free breast examinations will be offered. For more information, phone Munadia South Africa will be diagnosed with breast Karaan on 082 445 7628. cancer in their lifetime. Like other types of cancers, breast cancer is treatable when detected early, hence the focus on creating wide awareness about preventing the disease through regular medical checkups and breast examinations. At the same time, the day addresses the stereotype surrounding the Islamic hijab (headscarf), which has often become a focal point of Islamophobia. The three-hour programme starts at 10:00, and will be broadcast live on community radio station Last year’s programme was a big hit.
Afrikaner culture was portrayed by Anne Loubser, Michael van der Westhuizen, Petrus Marais, Lenor van der Westhuizen and Manfred Thieroff.
Siphamandla Makhanya broke out in a traditional dance.
The Muslims were represented by Wendy Februarie, Kennalee Crowder, Johnathan Ge lant, Joseph Booysen, Faeeka Karaan and Waseemah Phillips.
From left: Princess Peyi, Sam Mohloki, Tertia Moalahi, Harriet Zibbi, Reverend Nyaniso Gwa zilitye and Million Stona. Thuli Mahomane is kneeling in front. PHOTO’S: NIKITA SYLVESTER
18 Oktober, 2012
HELDERBERG: IN MEMORIAM
Bekende bouer verloor sy stryd teen kanker
Diep sportspore getrap S
trand-inwoner Wilfred Baard (78), ’n bekende in sportkringe in die Wes-Kaap, is verlede Woensdag oorlede. Hy was ook welbekend in die fotografie bedryf en het vir meer as dertig jaar vir Fotolens in Bellville gewerk. Baard was ’n vryskut-fotograaf wat veral by troues en sosiale geleenthede foto’s geneem het. Op sportgebied, veral rugby en krieket, het hy diep spore getrap en het in 1974 die St. Georges junior-klub gestig. Onder Baard se leiding het baie kinders uit die gemeenskap op ’n jong ouderdom by die klub betrokke geraak omdat hy geglo het dat kinders moet van
jongs af die basiese rugbytegnieke geleer word. Hy het ook ’n rol gespeel by die stigting van die Somerset Rugbyraad en die Wes-Kaap Saru se junior-afdelings. Met die samesmelting van Rugby Suid-Afrika is hy tot keurder vir WP se o.20-span gekies. Wilfred Baard word deur sy vrou Milda, sy kinders Ian, Gail, Winston, Joy en hul eggenotes Lorriane, Catherine, Lawrence; asook ses kleinkinders, Amy, Lindsay, Kerwin, Craig, Inge en Nikki, oorleef. Hy word Saterdag om 09.00 vanuit die VGK-gemeente in Derde Straat, Strand begrawe. Die besigtiging is vanaf 08:00 ook by dié kerk.
A loss for the Helderberg care absolutely adored her. One of the brightest lights of the HelShe was enthusiastic and meticuderberg region, Barbara Coetzee, was lous about the tasks that she tackled. suddenly extinguished on Thursday Her house-sitting and animal care 4 October. services were in great deShe succumbed to a mand, and during her 10 massive cerebral haemyears in the Helderberg she orrhage at the age of 55. became a knowledgeable Barbara brought wine promoter. love, light and laughter Barbara’s stunning into every home and personality will be sorely place of business that missed by all who had the she entered. privilege of knowing her, no She charmed men matter how briefly. and women, young and Love and support is exold, with her warm and tended to her husband, vivacious personality, Chris. and the animals in her Barbara Coetzee
Wilfred Baard van Strand is verlede week oorlede.
Rest in Peace: Som erset West resident Brian Thorne died peacefully at home on 11 October. He was a former chairperson of the U3A Helderberg for six years. At his wish a small group of family and close friends gathered on Saturday for a memorial service. Brian was a man of exceptional integrity, de termination and strength who achieved excellence in everything he did. He will be remembered with love.
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Die welbekende bouer en loodgie ter Michael Gordon (62) het Sater dag sy jarelange stryd teen kan ker verloor. Gordon, oorspronklik van SomersetWes, het vir 26 jaar in Atlantis gewoon waar hy ’n suksesvolle besigheid bedryf het. In 2008 het hy teruggetrek na Macassar. Gordon word oorleef deur sy vrou Mavis, met wie hy 43 jaar getroud was, seuns John en Marlon en hul gesinne, asook drie susters Philida, Dorothea en Brenda. Gordon se begrafnisdiens is Donderdag om 10:00 vanuit die Coronationlaan Metodiste kerk in SomersetWes, gevolg deur ’n privaatverassing. Bel 071 549 6194 of 021 857 1913 vir navrae.
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Cape Doctor arrives with a vengeance The good, the bad and the ugly blew into the Helderberg in the form of the powerful southeaster this week. The good is that this wind, also known as the Cape Doctor, clears the air of pollution and also usually heralds the beginning of summer. However, this will not be the case for us just yet – the weather forecast for the weekend is rain and cool temperatures between 10 and 17 °C, so summer is still not quite here. The bad things this wind has brought along with it are tree, plant and grass pollen, which for those people suffering from allergies is not a pleasant prospect. Also bad is that one can’t spend time outside with young children for fear of them being blown over, never mind going to the beach or launching a boat to go fishing. The ugly elements that unfortunately often go hand in hand with this powerful wind is crime – criminals often take advantage and break into houses and businesses during a howling gale. The police have warned home and business owners to be extra vigilant, and to make sure their security systems are in place and working. Many older Helderberg residents believe that the present weather pattern is all topsy-turvy, and that the Cape Doctor should have started at the beginning of August. The older folk also predict that we’re in for a very hot, dry summer – when it finally does arrive. Guess we’ll have to wait and see what transpires.
Join the Street People’s Centre in prayer I am writing to invite church members, the community of the Helderberg and anyone else who might be interested to attend a prayer meeting at the United Church in Bright Street, Somerset West. The prayer meeting will be held on Friday 26 October from 10:30 to 11:30. This will be followed by a short prayer at the Helderberg Street People’s Centre (9 Victoria Street) just before noon. Everyone is welcome, and they can spend as much or as little time as they can spare. The renewal of the lease of the Helderberg Street People’s Centre has come up. We understand that there is considerable opposition to the soup kitchen and centre from some sectors of the community. Our position is that we have been on the premises for 10 years, and have not encountered many
problems from our neighbours, or indeed the wider community. The poor, homeless, vulnerable and those in need of help have very few places to which they can turn. We have, over the years, I believe, alleviated a tremendous amount of hardship, hunger and suffering. We have also provided opportunities for people in terms of skills training and education. We have assisted those with alcohol and drug dependence problems. In short, we have tried very hard to demonstrate a Christian response to the suffering that we witness – and we have done so with faith and the support of the community – and without any financial support from national, provincial or local government. We are, we believe, in the right location, in the centre of town, which is accessible to both the
needy and our teams of volunteers from the churches in the area. We therefore feel that we should be allowed to stay in our present position, until such time as suitable and convenient alternative accommodation can be found for us. The purpose of the meeting on 26 October is to pray for the Lord to guide our councillors and the City of Cape Town, the officials responsible for making the decision on the lease. It is our prayer that heed will be paid to the needs of the poor, marginalised and vulnerable, and that a welcoming place for them will be found our community. IAN GREER chairperson and volunteer Helderberg Street People’s Centre
Sê jou sê ) We are saddened by the loss of a great man in our live. We salute you, Peter Gordon, rest in peace. ) I just want to wish my girlfriend Elizna Snyman happy birthday on 28 October. May all your dreams come true and hope you get spoiled. Love you always. Nikki ) To Timothy Lombard, God’s richest blessings on your 15th birthday. May you have an awesome day. Lots of love: your daddy Plooy, auntie Mynie and little sus Jade ) Twee en twintig Oktober tien jaar geleden in ons leven gekomen, hebben nooit durven dromen dat het zover zou komen liefde voor altijd. xxx H A E. ) Aan Shantay: ’n Normale eiendomsbewoner met selfrespek sorg self dat die sypaadjie en voortjie voor sy huis netjies in stand gehou word. Herman ) Die Helderberg het die afgelope paar jaar puik rugbyspelers opgelewer. Vanjaar is weer ’n bewys van die gehalte van afrigting in skole, asook op klub-vlak. Daarom wil ek graag Helderberg, Sir Lowrians en Strand gelukwens met hulle promosie na die volgende ligas. Die volgende vlak is altyd moeiliker en verg deeglike voorbereiding en harde werk. Voorspoed aan almal wat betrokke is by die plaaslike klubs en mag 2013 ook suksesvol wees. Rugby-groete. Beau Schoeman (Hoofafrigter: Helderberg RVK) ) This municipality needs to wake up and sort out this pigsty that they are creating. Very concerned ratepayer ) What is happening to Somerset West? The town is filthy, rubbish in the gutters, grass is not cut in open plots and weeds growing out of all the gutters. ) Happy birthday aan Armand Coetzer. Hoop jy geniet jou dag. Van: tannie Belinda ) Geluk met pa se big 60 en julle huweliksherdenking. Belinda, Dewald en Hantie
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SW locals are ‘over the moon’ with new paving I recently decided to conduct an upgrade of my property in Somerset West, starting with a complete new driveway and pathway leading to the front entrance, and new stoep with steps. Having finished this phase and being so satisfied with the quality of workmanship, I decided to tackle the pool and entertainment area. This having been completed,
myself and my wife would like to thank Peter Barnard of Somerset Paving and his great team for a thoroughly professional job. We are over the moon with the end result and cannot believe the transformation. Absolutely nothing was too much trouble for Peter. With his innovative creativity and attention to detail, the end result was highly satisfying.
Anybody who may wish to add value to their property need look no further than Peter of Somerset Paving. I would also like to make special mention regarding Donovan, who was ever so helpful and added the finishing touches that made the work completed so special. AT KEAYS
Undercover road mosaics deserve to be seen by everybody I have been driving from Strand to Stellenbosch every day since 2008. Since the beginning of the year I’ve been taking the bus, so looking around is a bit easier. The other day a friend on the bus said that she felt so bad for never
noticing the rock mosaics on the cement embankment between the R44–Main Road intersection and Heldervue turn-off. I had to admit to her that I hadn’t noticed them either in all this time. Please can a request be put
to the municipality (or whoever is responsible for that stretch of road) to clean up the embankment so that everyone can see and appreciate the mosaics?
Spoedvraat oorsaak van noodlottige ongeluk op N2 Alweer drie opgefrommelde motors op die N2 Kaapse rigting Sondagaand 14 Oktober net ná 18:00. My kleindogter, Carla vd Voort (25) van Somerset-Wes, het rustig terug Kaap toe gery, niks in haar tru-spieël gesien nie. Máár, toe sy ’n Mercedes wou verbygaan, kom uit die bloute, net ná die Macassarafrit, ’n motor op hulle afgejaag. Dié motor het hare aan die kant getref wat veroorsaak het dat haar motor rol en, alle dank aan die Here, tussen twee bome beland. Die spoedvraat het toe die Mercedes van agter getref. Die twee
motors het saam gerol en teen ’n boom tot stilstand gekom. Die enigste insittende van die Mercedes is dood, en ek weet nie of daar enige ander sterfgevalle was nie. Die ongeluk het waar die muur aan Macassar se kant is, met bome langs die pad geplant, gebeur. ’n Groep Hoërskool Zandvlietleerlinge, wat naby in ’n kerk met belydenisklasse besig was, het oor die muur gespring om Carla te hulp te snel. Baie, baie dankie aan 15-jarige Curtly Solomon, sy nefie en vriende vir al hulle hulp – hulle het oor die muur vir suiker water
geroep, vir Carla gevra of sy haar pa se selfoonnommer ken en het toe van hul pa se selfoon rond gebel om haar familie op te spoor. My skoonseun Henry het daardie Maandagoggend na die hoof van Hoërskool Zandvliet gegaan, die storie oorvertel, die seuns laat inroep en hulle geprys vir die hulp wat hul verleen het. Die Here sal julle baie seën dat jul so uitreik om mense in nood te help. Dankie ook aan flinke optrede van die ambulansdiens en polisie. God bless.
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Dankie Noeleen Ek wil graag my dank aan Noeleen (ek weet ongelukkig nie wat haar van is nie) betuig. Sy het my opgehelp toe ek Donderdag 7 September in Hoofweg, voor FNB in Somerset-Wes, geval het. Sulke “deernis en omgee” sien mens selde! Nou weet ek dat daar engele is – sy is een! Weereens dankie. As jy die brief sien Noeleen, gee my gerus by 021 852 2589 ’n luitjie.
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SOMERSET WEST: PERFORMANCE
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he phrase “been there, done that, got the T-shirt” is exactly what Janine Holthuysen, principal of the Niné Academy of Film, Theatre and Dance in Somerset West can say to her prospective students. Janine, who recently opened this school, is offering classes in disciplines related to a career in the performing arts. Having spent her formative years in the Helderberg, Janine trained in drama and dancing and went on to perform in major musical productions at the Baxter and Artscape theatres, as well as in film, television and commercials. She is a qualified speech and drama teacher, as well as a modern dance teacher, having obtained her qualifications at the Trinity College of London and the Association of International Dance Teachers. To her studio she brings over 20 years of experience in stage and film. Janine’s lifelong fascination with
the performing arts was sparked when she joined the Somerset West Playhouse. She performed in a number of local amateur productions before professionally “treading the boards”. Her dancing talents blossomed under the tutelage of Jean Parker, then principal of Outline Dance Studio, and Lindy Scott, then of Stage Coach Drama. This multi-talented performer has worked in professional theatre shows as a dancer, actress, choreographer and singer, and has done her bit with technical crews. Her theatre experience includes roles in Evita, Fiddler on the Roof, Hair, District Six (recording), Queen at the Opera, Poison and Annie. “It’s my dream to package my training and experience in film, dance and theatre to equip students with the tools and qualifications they need, and expose them to the joy and excitement of the world of entertainment,” says Janine. Phone 083 977 5803 or pay a visit to nineacademy.wordpress.com.
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Classical African painting with Jaques Vrey Local artist Jaques Vrey will deliver an illustrated talk on the history of his career at the Western Cape Watercolour Group’s next monthly meeting. It takes place this Saturday (20 Oc-
tober) at 14:00 in the Somerset West Library hall. Jaques will also discuss the different styles and techniques he has worked with, all of which have led to what he is doing now. His latest work is very classical – think “Afri-
can Renaissance” – and the talk will include slides of his latest work. The meeting is open to all. The entry fee, which includes refreshments, is R10 for members and R20 for visitors. Phone Diane White on 021 851 2520.
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omerset West resident Martiens de Jager is a finalist in this year’s Mr Gay SA competition.
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GORDON’S BAY: LIVE SHOW FEEL THE BLUES: Known for their blues, but with the versatility of their young Canadian born vocal powerhouse, a performance by the Natasha Meister Band is always a feast for the ears. With Natasha’s whiskeysoaked vocals and maestro guitar skills, the audience is inevitably left awestruck. They are an act not to be missed at Bertie’s Moorings this Sunday (21 October). The show starts at 18:00, and entrance is free.
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t’s been 10 years since Southern Gypsey Queen (SGQ) hit the road with nothing more than a demo CD and barely enough fuel to get from town to town. The band remember those days fondly, despite the fact that they were quite challenging. At that time they were the only young band playing old school rock ’n roll, and were on a mission to find an audience for the music they loved playing. And Paul Wilson (drums), Tammy Wilson (bass and vocal) and Gareth Wilson (guitars) succeeded in igniting a new spark in rock. All their albums – Sweet Voodoo, Rise Up, Be the Lion, Delusions of Grandeur – have all been major successes. With the launch of Be the Lion, SGQ got the chance to tour with the Springbok rugby team and played to around 40 000 people a night in all our major cities.
Their track Souls of Africa was included on the world cup album. In the last two years, SGQ have also been touring with Albert Frost and performing a collaborative show affectionately known as “Queens of the Frost Age”. Due to the success of these tours, SGQ and Albert record an album together under a new name – “And it promises to be an album that will blow your heads off,” a spokesperson vows. For their anniversary tour, the band recorded Stand up Again, a new track available as a free download at www.gevaaalik.com. This is the band’s way of saying thanks to the fans for all the support over the last decade. As part of their tour, they will perform at Bertie’s Moorings on Friday 19 October at 21:00. The show promises to be really special, with stripped-down acoustic versions of all your favourite SGQ songs.
What’s on in the H’berg Saturday 20 October Somerset West:
) The Western Cape Watercolour Group meet in the library hall, 14:00. Local artist Jaques Vrey presents an illustrated talk on his work. Entry: R10 members, R20 visitors (includes refreshments). 0 Diane White: 021 851 2520. ) The Somerset West Bird Club visits Eagle Encounters at Spier. Cost: R40 (R35 pensioners). Take coffee and snacks, and meet at Waterstone Village’s parking area at 07:00. 0 Rose Mills: 021 855 1370 or 076 885 2090.
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) The Helderberg Renaissance Foundation’s guided walking tour of historical buildings and sites in Sir Lowry’s Pass Village, 14:00. Gathering point: open ground ad-
jacent to the police station (safe parking). Take your own refreshments. 0 Dawie Kriel: 021 851 4562, or 2 firstname.lastname@example.org.
) Gordon’s Bay Bowling Club’s flea market and car boot sale from 07:30 to 12:30. Cost: R10 per plot. Take your own tables. 0 076 104 5795.
Sunday 21 October Somerset West:
) Somerset West Music Society’s piano recital by Pieter Grobler in the Somerset West Library hall at 16:00. Includes works by Chopin, Schumann, Poulenc and Shostakovich. Tickets (nonmembers): R55 adults, R30 students. 0 Essie Koeke-
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moer: 021 856 1847. ) A monthly trivia quiz presented by Yvonne and Gerald Steyn at 19:00 at De Kelder Restaurant, Vodacom Golf Village. Teams of three to eight people are welcome at R25 per person. 0 Yvonne: 083 462 9585 or 021 852 6803. ) Weather permitting, the Olde Oaks Farm Stalls on Sundays, 10:00 to 15:00. Expect tasty treats, fresh organic produce, arts and crafts, jewellery, plants and containers, perfumes, entertainment and a licensed pub. 0 Mandy: 082 374 6648.
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) Township Animal Rescue Lwandle–Nomzamo holds its annual general meeting at the Somerset West Bowls club house, 14:00. 0 Jillian: 021 855 l824.
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Dinsdag 23 Oktober Strand:
) Lourensrivier Strand Gemeente hou van vandag tot 3 November feesmark. Toegang gratis. Maandag tot Vrydag 10:00 tot 20:00; Saterdag 27 Oktober 09:00 tot 17:00; Saterdag 3 November 09:00 tot 15:00. 0 Hetta: 084 826 3345.
Thursday 25 October Somerset West:
)The Friends of Richard Dawkins Association meets at the Rotary Hall, on the corner of Cloetenberg and Lourensford Roads, 19:00 for 19:30. 0 Peter Send: 076 535 5754 or Wulf Linder: 082 536 8163. ) The Reach for Recovery Breast Cancer support group’s talk in the Vergelegen Mediclinic boardroom, 09:30 for 10:00. Guest speaker: Share and Care. Topic: Our Last Social Gathering of the Year. 0 082 357 0497.
EXHIBITING EVERYDAY LIFE: An exhi bition of works by Mike Rafi opens in the Liebrecht Gallery in Somerset West on 18 October. Mike Rafi was born in Teheran in 1957 and has worked and lived in Iran, the USA, the UK and South Africa. He is a brilliant portrait artist but his versatility is proved by his other work for this exhi bition – abstracts and scenes from every day life. The exhibition will run until 2 November. Phone Avril Gardiner on 021 852 8030 for more information.
2 gigs for 3D Helderberg-based band 3D is performing at two gigs this weekend. Catch them at The Long Bar on Friday at 21:00. Their next performance is at the Indigo Backpackers Lodge on Sunday at 13:00. Both venues are in Gordon’s Bay and no cover charge will be asked. Give Derek a call on 0 083 475 2170 if you’d like to find out more.
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THE PROTEA: FIRST LOCALLY PRODUCED SPORTS CAR
Father of first SA sports car turns 90 J
ohn Myers, a designer and builder who worked on South Africa’s first locally manufactured and built sports car – the Protea – celebrated his 90th birthday on 9 October. Myers, who resides in Strand, was born in 1922 in Dagshai, India. Before the start of World War II he moved to England, where he joined the Young Soldiers Battalion at the age of 16. He was posted around England and worked for the mechanical division. Myers was later transferred to Burma, where he was responsible for keeping vehicles moving along Ledo Road, which was built in WWII to carry supplies. He emigrated to South Africa at the end of the war, having fallen in love with the country when he stopped over in Durban on his way to Burma. Coming out of the Blitz, South Africa represented the land of milk and honey to him. Myers was a race car driver, and
passionate about motocross and overland cycling. He participated in many races to Mozambique, and has a room full of trophies to testify to his daredevilry and talent. He moved to Strand in 1991, and has been actively involved in the motor car and vintage and veteran car world his whole life, working for Volvo and then the Vintage and Veteran Car Shop in Johannesburg. He taught himself to drive from the time his feet could touch the pedals of his father’s car, going around and around the garden whenever they went out on a Sunday afternoon. He has also been an active sportsman – badminton, tennis, table tennis and squash were just some of his hobbies aside from race car driving. He only stopped riding his motorbike 10 years ago. Myers has three children – two daughters and a son – four grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Gesonde 100 Christina Wilhelmina (Aunty Chrissie) Braaf, die oudste inwoner in Sandvlei, Macassar het op 12 Oktober haar 100ste verjaardag gevier. Aunty Chrissie is 1912 gebore as nooi Hamman, jongste dogter van Hendrick en Elizabeth Hamman. Sy is die enigste oorlewende van vier broers en een suster. Sy het in Sandvlei groot geword en het later met Edward (Eddie) Braaf getrou. Sy het saam met haar eggenoot op hul kleinhoewe op Hooggenoeg in Sandvlei gewerk. Edward is in Januarie 1976 oorlede. Vyf seuns Edward, George, Botha, Herbert en Irvin, asook een dogter Graze, is uit hul huwelik gebore. Aunty Chrissie het tans 19 kleinkinders en 28 agterkleinkinders. Sy geniet steeds goeie gesondheid waar sy by haar dogter in Highbury, Kuilsrivier woon. “Ek dink die rede vir my hoë ouderdom is omdat ek altyd my ouers respekteer het. Ek het ook nooit gerook of gedrink nie,” sê sy.
Christina Wilhelmina (Aunty Chrissie) Braaf
L’rivier-feesmark Die Lourensrivier Strand-gemeente hou van 23 Oktober – 3 November feesmark. Vul jou kersmandjie met spog geskenke teen billike pryse. Toegang gratis. Maandag tot Vrydag 10:00 – 20:00; Saterdag 27 Oktober 09:00 – 17:00; en Saterdag 3 November 09:00 – 15:00. Bel Hetta by 0 084 826 3345.
John Myers and his family at his celebratory party this past weekend (back row, from left): daughters Fran Rodseth and Zunia BoucherMyers, Sylvia Nontaza bantu, and granddaughter Samantha Rodseth; (front) granddaughter Megan RodsethHilt, John Myers, grandson Liam BoucherMyers and great grandson Liam Jarred Rodseth.
John Myers with a model of the Protea sports car that is on exhibition at the Franschhoek Motor Museum.
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Bizweni walk Everyone is invited to join the annual Bizweni Pre-Primary Spring Walk on Saturday 3 November. This family day, from 12:30 to 16:00, is one of the school’s fund-raising events and has become a calendar highlight for the school’s pupils. An abundance of children’s entertainment will be available, including face painting, a jumping castle, games and more. Bring along your picnic blankets and chairs and make the most of this family event. Tickets for the walk, as well as raffle tickets can be bought on the day. Food and beverages will be on sale. Phone principal Lizette Williams on 021 852 6601 or 079 385 1043 for more information.
REÜNIE: Die 2002 matriekreünie van die Hoërskool HottentotsHolland was ’n reuse sukses met vriendskapsbande wat hernu en versterk is. By die reünie was (van links) En rico Dippenaar, Riëtte Koch, Luzandrie Steen kamp (gebore Huisamen), Dawid Laubscher, Eben van der Merwe en Morné Carstens. Lu zandrie was hoofmeisie in 2002.
LEAFY LOVE: Somerset House pupils recently planted 14 trees to give a little something back to the planet. The project, which saw five pin oaks and nine olive trees planted, was initiated by grade 7 pupil Shannon MorganWilson as part of her leadership programme. Shannon chose the olive trees, donated by her family, for their symbolism of peace. The school hopes to have pupils harvest the fruit and process them once a year. Seen here (from left) are grade 5 pupils Hisha Prag, Janka Scholtz, Julia Robb, Caitlin Garvs, Ester Pedro, Jacqui Ekermans, Vic toria Brakhoff and Erin Oelofse.
BANDANA DAY: The children of Farthing Wood nursery school in Somerset West have been supporting the Sunflower Foundation for the past 12 years. Supporting the organi sation’s Bandana Day (Friday 12 October), themed “Share a little save a life” they wore bandanas to school. From left are Hannah Ward, Isabella Katic, Matthew van Romburgh, Kayla Evans, Rebecca Ramos, Taylor Wessels, Damian Faure and Robin Zeitvogel; (mid dle) Danielle Krige, Connor Blake, Michael Hargraves, Emma Langguth, Anja Lehmensiek, Ryan Gerard and Sam Longmore; (front) Francois Steyn, Tamika Hawthorne, Callum Hurd, Christine Lister and Amy Evans. PHOTO: CHRISTELLE VAN ROMBURGH EKO SE TWEELINGE: Mon deor Ekoskool spog met vyf stelle tweelinge verteenwoordi gend van elke afdeling van die skool. Agter van links is Pearl en Charte Viljoen (graad 11, sekondêre skool), onderwyser Ankia Brooks met haar twee ling Owen en Lexi, en Frida en Hessie Louw (grondslagfaseper soneel); (voor) Busi Mpatha (in standhoudingspan) met haar dogters Pretty en Precious en Mariska en Stephan Ellis (graad 7, primêre skool).
ROTARY: Somerset West Rotary club mem ber Theresa Wossler, Annette Meyer (co ordinator of the Hotten tots Holland High School’s Interact club) and acting president of Somerset West Rotary club, Peter Blaine at a recent meeting. Meyer, the guest speaker, talked about the Interact club.
Adopt a loving duo
Animal Rescue AGM
This brother-and-sister pair are in need of a loving and permanent home. Leia and Troy, who are just under a year old, have been together since birth and will make loving, playful and affectionate pets.
The Township Animal Rescue Lwandle/Nomzamo holds its AGM at the Somerset West Bowls clubhouse on Monday 22 October at 14:00. For more information, please phone Jillian on 021 855 l824.
ADOPT A FELINE COMPANION: PetPals has a beautiful, young Manx cat available for adoption. She loves attention, and when she receives it, you are rewarded with purrs and cat talk. She would do well with a feline friend, but no dogs. She has also tested negative for feline AIDS and leukaemia. She has been sterilised (hence the shaven tummy), innoculated, dewormed and treated for fleas. For those interested in opening up their hearts and homes to her, an adoption form – see www.petpals.org.za – must be completed and an adoption fee of R300 is payable to contribute towards vet ex penses. For more information, please phone Yolanda on 021 854 6317 or 083 411 0738.
They get along well with other dogs, as well as cats and children. Leia and Troy were adopted from PetPals as puppies, but unfortunately their owners are going their separate ways and cannot keep them any more. The dogs have been vaccinated and sterilised, and are currently in the foster care of a family in Somerset West. The youthful pair hope to find a home where they can stay together, or, if separated, at least have another canine companion to play with. If you are willing to open up your heart and home to them, please complete the PetPals adoption form which you will find at the website www.petpals.org.za. If you’d like to find out more about this opportunity, please phone Yolanda on 083 411 0738 or 021 854 6317.
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LERAARSFORUM VIR EEINHEID OP GRABOUW Die leeraarsforum op Grabouw het saamge smelt om eenheid in die kerk en gemeen skap op dié dorp te bevorder. Agter van links is past. Martin Snyers (Docks Mission), ds. Donald Gatana (VGK Pineview), apostel Neville Davids (Christian Faith Ministries In ternational), past. John Noble (Rise up in Faith Ministries), past. Allen Inyorbor (Glad Tidings), eerw. Neil Meyer (Elgin Uinted Church), past. Graham Galvin (Corpus Chris ti), eerw. Kobus Roodt (Baptiste Kerk), past. Bazil Erasmus (Jabulani Family Centre); (voor): past. Glen Horne (Tabernacle of Prai se International), Aubrey Adams (Morawiese Kerk), oudl. Piet Booysen (In the Word Cove nant Ministries), past. Pieter Louw (Pinkster Protestante Kerk Grabouw) en eerw. Patrick Domberg (Anglikaanse Kerk), ’n nuwe predi kant op die dorp. FOTO: GLEN HORNE
Socials Stuur alle sosiale foto’s na / Send all social photos to:
Matthew Denton, son of Caroline and Mark Denton, proposed to Fran Annas, daughter of Greer Salt and Rolf Annas on 22 September.
Llelani Coetzer en Werner Strauss op pad na Hoërskool Strand se matriekafskeid.
Stewart Jacobs, Keesha Meyer, Bilquees Omar en JeanPierre Williams het op 28 September die matriekafskeid van Hoërskool Strand bygewoon.
Roxan Ri chards kom ‘supersonies’ by die Strand Stad saal aan vir Hoërskool Strand se matriekaf skeid.
Dorothy Brinkhuis van Sir Lo wry’s Pass het op 12 Oktober haar 60ste verjaarsdag gevier en dit met ’n spoggeleentheid die volgende dag by die Lord Charles Hotel gevier.
Sylvia Cloete van Strand het onlangs haar 60ste verjaarsdag by die NGkerksaal in Strand gevier. By haar is haar man Leonard Cloete, ’n oudStrand Sekondêr onderwyser wat onlangs uit die onderwys getree het.
TraceyLee Meyers en Marcellino Bai ley uitgedos by Hoërskool Strand se matriekafskeid.
FOTO: GLEN HORNE
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Learn about the cash cycle
What you don’t want to hear from your advisor A
s investors we hate ambiguity. We want certainty, which is why we dislike the idea of randomness.
We want our advisors and managers to know exactly what is going on. Financial experts must speak confidently and explain what is driving markets. Every day you will hear a “confident” market commentator explain why the stock market went up or down that day. What you don’t want to hear from your financial advisor is that he or she had absolutely no idea why market went up or down that day. This is why we mistakenly focus on the latest event in an attempt to explain or rationalise the market’s movement. Truth is, it is chaos out there. The very same share can go up 3% in the morning and then 5% down again in the afternoon, for no plausible reason. Top forecasters never win an award twice in a row – the best they can hope for is to get it approximately right. Investors need to overcome their inherent aversion to ambiguity. Expect surprises: nobody really
knows. Yet we spend vast amounts of money on trying to forecast the future. Ironically, even if you could accurately predict an event or occurrence, how the market will react is anyone’s guess. Therefore it is unlikely you would be able to profit with certainty from your information, even if you did know. Humans are emotional beings; we are switched on the whole time. This probably has something to do with our prehistoric days when our emotional response or reaction was the difference between being lunch and having lunch – your
fight-or-flight response to a threat or opportunity. Nowadays the threat of risk of losing or the opportunity of making money on the stock market produces the same emotive response, overriding our rational thought processes. This is why it is so difficult to be contrarian or “swim upstream”; it is counter to our instincts, we are more comfortable following the “herd”. Investors prefer to buy shares when the price is rising and sell shares when the price is falling, which is typical herd behaviour. By buying when everyone else is buying we avoid the risk of being different, being wrong on our own. We take comfort in knowing that if we are wrong then everyone else is also wrong. This is irrational investor behaviour. “An investor who has all the answers doesn’t even understand the questions.” – Sir John Templeton
Mark Williams Mcomm, CFP, HDipTax 0 021 851 3746 2 firstname.lastname@example.org
Sectional title maintenance How does poor maintenance affect the value of your property? The property that you, as an owner, have worked so hard for. The Sectional Title Association of Somerset West (Staswest) will hold a seminar on this issue this Saturday (20 October) at Kilberry Lodge in the Helderberg Village. The speakers for the morning – all experts in the sectional title field – are Tertius Maree, Mike Addison, Shirley Baillie and Peter Brand. Tertuis Maree is a renowned attorney and will address all the legal aspects of maintenance in a proficient and easy-to-understand manner. Mike Addison, a well-established insurance specialist, will advise the audience on the critical importance of maintenance. Shirley Baillie will give a short insight into her book, Easy Access to the Sectional Title Act; Peter Brand will talk on the importance of security. The seminar runs from 08:30 to 12:30. A registration fee of R50 for members and R70 for non-members gets you in. The fee includes finger food. For more information, phone Staswest chairperson Syd Rabbitts on 083 441 9694 or send an email to email@example.com. You can also phone association secretary Ruth Bird on 082 643 4426, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADD A TRENDY, AND AFFORDABLE, DESIGNER TOUCH TO YOUR HOME. YOU CAN START BY VISITING THE ITALTILE SHOWROOM IN SOMERSET WEST TO EXPLORE ALL YOUR OPTIONS. AND THERE’S NO BETTER TIME THAN RIGHT NOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE 20% OFF PROMOTION ON A WIDE RANGE OF SELECTED MOSAICS. • Glass mosaics catch the eye with a beautiful, translucent contrast. Add a bold, colour feature to your bathroom walls or a kitchen counter area. • Go for a more sophisticated look with travertine mosaics that match your counter tops in your kitchen or perhaps a bar area. • The glazing of porcelain mosaics has a wonderful, homely ﬁnish. For centuries they have adorned ﬁreplaces, staircases or created interesting accents as trimming and skirting. • Consider the earthy, rustic look of stone mosaics. A timeless texture that would add stature to a lounge area, a dining room, or a porch entrance. You will ﬁnd the very ﬁnest mosaic products at Italtile – the likes of Global Stone, Douglas Jones and Glass Fusion – all quality crafted. Which makes it all the more enticing to get that 20% OFF. The promotion ends 30 November.
Italtile Somerset West is open every day of the week. Cnr N2 and R44, right next to Somerset Mall.
Tel: 021 851 2170.
The Helderberg branch of the Cape Chamber of Commerce and Industry will host a workshop titled “Understanding the Cash Cycle in your Business” at the end of the month. The workshop will discuss the business cash cycle, what you can do to increase cash in your business, and how to work out the capital required to fund growth. The workshop will take place on Tuesday 30 October from 09:00 until 12:00 at Erinvale Estate in Somerset West. The speaker for the morning will be Jason Nicol from
Rand Trust Financiers. The cost is R150 for member and R300 for non-members. As no cash will be accepted at the door, banking details are as follows: Cape Regional Chamber Standard Bank account number: 070634408 branch code: 020909 reference: “HB FIN WORK” and your name. Bookings must be made before 26 October with Arnel Smith. Reach him on 0 021 851 2886 or at 2 email@example.com.
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FAMILIEKENNISGEWINGS FAMILY NOTICES
MATTHYS: George 29.03.1946 - 12.10.2012 Sy heengaan word diep betreur deur familie en vriende. Gedenkdiens vind plaas op Saterdag 20/10/2012 om 11h00 vanuit die Nuwe Apostoliese Kerk, Pineview, Grabouw. Privaat verassing.
SMIT: Ruben 21.08.1932 - 13.10.2012 So skielik van ons weggeneem. Sal met liefde onthou word deur familie en vriende. Gedenkdiens vind plaas op Saterdag 20/10/2012 om 11h00 vanuit die Nuwe Apostoliese Kerk, Strand-Gustrouw. Privaat verassing.
AUDREY SLIGO (20.10.2010) The light you instilled into our lives, still shines brightly! Loved & missed by John, Les, Gerardo, Giovanni, Domenico, Welma & Giulia
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Clint Atson 326 Main Road Somerset West Tel. 087 940 0399 084 416 0045 (24 Hours)
FLETCHER NELLY 11/01/1920 13/10/2012 Our beloved Mother & Grandmother passed away MOYES (nee) DINES peacefully. R.I.P. Will be CATHERINE sorely missed Mike, Anita, ROSEMARY Val, Brian, Quinne & 10/02/1965 Charissa. Funeral Service 03/10/2012 A l l S a i n t s C h u r c h : Your four sisters are Thursday 18 October @ truely devastated & 15h00. heartbroken at losing you after a two year stoical struggle with cancer. "We will all cry inside forever".... We love you Cathy and will take care of Kenny ,Holly & your beloved pets.... Christine, Janet, Pamela, Gillian our four husbands & ten children
GORDON: Peter George 05.04.1922 - 13.10.2012 Deeply mourned by his family and friends. Memorial service takes place on Saturday 20/10/2012 at 14h00 from the Methodist Church, Coronation Avenue, Somerset West. Viewing from 13h00. Private cremation.
Clint Atson 326 Main Road Somerset West Tel. 087 940 0399 084 416 0045 (24 Hours) GORDON PETER GEORGE 05.04.1922 - 13.10.2012 We are saddened by his passing, but we thank God for his life. God empowered Peter for many years to serve Him by serving His people. Boetie, Rae, Jackie, Alex and families.
Rika van Tonder 2 December 1937 - 11 October 2012 Dearest Mommy I am deeply saddened by your passing. I know that you are today at peace in Heaven Where you belong. I will miss you each and everyday of my life and I can only Thank God for blessing me with you as my mother. Johan and I will always have a special place for you and you will never be forgotten. May you rest in peace. I love you with all my heart forever. Love Laurette and Johan SCHEEPERS: Jan 03.02.1956 - 11.10.2012 Skielik heengegaan. Sal met liefde onthou word deur sy familie en vriende. Gedenkdiens vind plaas op Saterdag 20/10/2012 om 10h00 vanuit die Nuwe Apostoliese Kerk, Gordonsbaai. Privaat verassing.
Clint Atson 326 Main Road Somerset West Tel. 087 940 0399 084 416 0045 (24 Hours)
VAN WYK: Lydia 25.12.1924 - 10.10.2012 Saggies heengegaan in die ouderdom van 87 jaar. Sal met liefde onthou word deur haar kinders, kleinkinders, familie en vriende. Gedenkdiens vind plaas op Saterdag 20/10/2012 om 10h00 vanuit die Nuwe Apostoliese Kerk, Musica Laan, Macassar. Privaat verassing.
Clint Atson 326 Main Road Somerset West Tel. 087 940 0399 084 416 0045 (24 Hours)
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ZELBIA TARRYN BUTTERFLY ROSSI 19/10/1990 足 30/3/2010 "OUR PRECIOUS GEM" It's Been 18 months since you've passed and it feels like yesterday. We treasure CW Quacquarini you're 20yrs with us. 07/04/1936 Today's Your Birthday ! 21/10/2011 We'll Always Remember Erene, a year ago you left us to join our Heavenly You. Father. Not a day goes by From the Rossi, Hawes & Carelse families. that we don't miss you. You are always in our thoughts and prayers. Your loving husband Alfredo; children Marisa, Tania, Rinaldo, Asia, Dino, Sunel, grandchildren Carla, PERSOONLaura, Erin. GORDON WILLIAM 20/10/1999 Thirteen years has slipped away but memories will always stay. Lovingly remembered by his wife, Carrie & family.
PETER PILLAY 18/10/51 - 7/6/2011 Today is your second birthday away from us and as you are sharing it above we would like you to know: The pain still hurts, the memories are still clear We wish in our hearts, that you were still here You're not just a memory, or part of the past. You'll be loved and missed, for as long as life lasts. Your loving wife, daughter, son-in-law & grandchildren.
RAAI WIE IS 40? Geniet dit Baie liefde van Ma, Marc & Titaf
In Memoriam WELLS ESTELLE (Rossouw) 29.08.1936 - 10.10.2012 Met groot hartseer, neem ons skielik afskeid van ons wonderlike, dierbare Ma en Ouma. Ma het voluit gelewe en gaan baie gemis word. Michelle, Jooce, Kiara en Stephen, Eloise en Yvette, Mark. "Life Celebration of Estelle" Donderdag, 18de Oktober, 10:00, Heritage Manor.
Clint Atson 326 Main Road Somerset West Tel. 087 940 0399 084 416 0045 (24 Hours)
AUDREY SLIGO (20.10.2010) Let this note be a loving reminder that someone is missing today, Someone our hearts still hold on to, As we travel along life's way. Someone who made life so special, for all those w h o re m e m b e r h e r, Someone who won't be forgotten, But cherished from year to year. In Loving Memory of our Mother and Nana
RONALD ALDRIN JACKSON 17/10/1969 26/04/2012 First Birthday away from us. Miss you dearly. You'll always be in our hearts & thoughts. Your loving wife Tisha, family and friends.
SMIT - ELANA (31/05/1957 Loved so much by 18/10/2001) Margot, Hannes, Justin, Colleen and A dear friend, always missed. Jenny Gareth.
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SILVERLINERS LINEDANCE STUDIO Dancing solo in lines! - to Country, Latin, Pop, Disco and Irish music. Classes Mon. - Thurs. on all levels. Please ph. Martie 083 287 7040
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EMBUIA, S t i n k h o u t , Geelhout en Swarthout meubels gesoek, asook "Queen Anne" & "Victoriaanse" sitkamerstelle. Kontak Freddie by 8543998 of 082 9237 283.
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FURNITURE, FRIDGES, ANTIQUES. Thinking of selling any item? I will be keen to make you a cash offer. Kindly phone Ronnie 082-823-9944.
Tuinbou Garden Services EDGE TRIMMER. Almost new. R390, was R550. Lady owner can't handle. Please phone 021852 4127.
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JUMP 4 JOY! Jumping castles, shark slide, funhouse, Gladiator boat, Extreme Gladiator slide, Tropical Island, Ball ponds, Wa-ter slides, chocolate foun-tain. ( Helene Cloete 8531187 or 082222-0859.
CLEAN 20L Plastic paint drums with lids @ R20 each (+- 100) Call 021 852 4959 / 0834553510.
JUMPING CASTLES en waterglybaan te huur. Tel: Charmaine by 8533999 of 083-513-9493.
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WE BUY BEDDING, LINEN, Curtains, baby/children clothing, Tv's, fridges & any household items. Ph. 084 989 6712
TOWNSHIP ANIMAL RESCUE will be at the Steynsrust Road Bridge, Somerset West on Sat. Oct 20th from 11:15-1pm. Come and see our many lively pups, older dogs, cats and kittens on show for adoption. Tel. 021 855 1824. Our AGM will be held on Mon. Oct. 22nd at Somerset West Bowls Clubhouse at 2pm. www.townshipanimalrescu e.co.za
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SUZUKI RGT Motorbike 1998. Excellent condition R14 500.00 Cell no 0724766737 or 0837536909.
18 Oktober, 2012
UNPAID INTERNSHIP available for Psychometry 2013. Apply thepsychometrist@gmail. com or call Susan 084 5511 758.
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HAARKAPSTER gesoek vir nuwe salon in Gordonsbaai by die nuwe Woolworths Sentrum vanaf Desember 2012. Kontak Frelette @ 083 235 2552. H A I R D R E S S E S WA N T E D t o s h a r e expenses or rent a chair or work on commission. Manicurist wanted to either rent or work on B A S E G U I T A R I S T, commission. ( 021 852 drummer - add your skills 3486 / 082 876 4063 and experience to this busy legandary rock & roll I AM looking for char or b a n d . C a l l J a n e t sleep in work. With 0741944160. contactable references. Looking for work from Benodig sweisers vir Mon-Fri. Call Dina 076ligte staal werk. Doen 623-7539. aansoek by 4 Edgar Straat, Somerset-Wes McGavin's Pub urgently tussen 8 en 10 vm. requires a BARLADY. Salary R20 per hour. Call BILINGUAL Audrey on 072 408 1153 / GIRL FRIDAY 021-854-7985. R e q u i r e d b y Manufacturing Office Assistant company for halfday or position available at 3 days per week only. Initiative, telephone, Optic Fibre wages, fully conversant Installations Company o n W i n d o w s X P, clerical and own trans- The ideal applicant must port essential. Fax be: handwritten CV to 021 . Computer Literate in 845 4409 or email to Microsoft Office firstname.lastname@example.org . General Bookkeeping experience and/or B o o k Ke e p e r/o f f i c e qualification administrator required . Able to work f o r m a n u f a c t u r i n g independantly as part of a business in Grabouw team Normal day to day . Excellent administrative running of office skills Paye, e filing, vat . Good telephonic skills returns etc. . A good health record Half days to start off with. Please send CV with Own transport and contactable references to experience essential. email@example.com Please send detailed cv to 0214130148. Outsourcing Company in Somerset West seeks a junior ADMIN/PAYROLL CLERK. Duties include processing of wages, updating of employee files, processing queries and other admin related tasks. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, hands-on, team player, reliable, efficient, attention to details, ability to work under pressure and must be willing to work over weekends. Pastel payroll and Microsoft Excel experience is vital. No application will be considered without the necessary experience. FAX CV TO 086 650 3709 OR E-MAIL TO firstname.lastname@example.org
Motors te Koop Vehicles for Sale FORD BANTAM 1.6I Fuel injec, 2001 model White. Canopy, Mags, Air/cond. Radio. R.W.C. Lic & Reg incl. Call 021 8866686 or 0838903300 MOTORS EN BAKKIES GESOEK Skakel 079 777 1729 BETROUBARE Afrikaans sprekende huiswerker met verwysings vir inslaap werk benodig. Skakel 083-326-8791.
VOLKSWAGEN POLO CLASSIC 2001 Model White 1.6 Air/cond. 165 000km. R45 995. R.W.C., Lic & Reg incl. Call 021 8866686 or 0838903300.
Voertuie te Koop Gevra Vehicles Wanted to Buy
CASE SKIDSTEER OPERATOR A qualified, experienced Bobcat Skidsteer operator preferable with a Code 10 license to start immediately. Please fax or email CV with contactable references to 021-853 5 2 5 4 o r email@example.com. za DOMESTICS NEEDED for housecleaning service. No sms's or missed calls. Tel. 083 283 7576 DSTV INSTALLER with minimum 2 years experience, valid drivers licence with matric certificate. Salary negotiable. Fax 1page CV to 086 684 8673.
ENERGIEKE SELFGEMOTIVEERDE persoon wat goed kan kommunikeer met mense om so gou moontlik te kan begin. Moet bestuurslisensie besit. Inkomste per week asook per maand. Kontak 083 4848 779.
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Estate Agency known for performance and integrity is recruiting Agents with or without experience. Email 2 p a g e C V t o ; firstname.lastname@example.org AUTOSTYLERS requires a Car Audio and Alarm Installer. (Level 2). Must also have sale skills in car audio and accessories. Contact Johann 079 3777 874.
EXPERIENCED BAR PERSON & WAITRONS REQUIRED. Must be prepared to work shifts. Own transport & must reside in Helderberg area. Fax CV to 021 854 6281
TECHNICAL / SHOP ASSISTANT Somerset West Young male with matric. Must be fluent in English and Afrikaans. Must have driver's license. Technical training will be provided. Email CV to: custumcuttrading65@ gmail.com RESORTS SERVICE ADMINISTATOR Our client is looking for experienced booking agents and administrators with an excellent knowledge of the Timeshare and Holiday Points industry. The ideal candidate should have been engaged in the booking and administration process of either a timeshare or points company or within the timeshare environment. Above market related salary plus incentives offered. If you fit the above criteria please forward a detailed CV to email@example.com
URGENT: Semi-skilled E l e c t r i c i a n s wa n t e d . 2331 Applicants to have sober Algemene habits, own transport and possession of a valid Kennisgewings driver's licence. Please General Notices e m a i l C V t o firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Liz @ 021 853 Illusion Design Concepts CC Reg nr 2007/182418/23 1748. USED CAR SALESMAN needed in Stellenbosch to work on a commission basis.Contract position Own transport essential. Phone 083 636 2507 or fax CV to 021 8866683 or e m a i l idasvalleymotors@telkoms a.net
everyday work or chars. NOTICE OF SALE IN With traceable refs. EXECUTION Contact Norris 071 084 4729 and Eppy 078 915 Pursuant to a Judgment the undermentioned goods will be 6054.
Salaris R5 000 basies plus A Painter is looking for work part/full time kommissie. employment. Can also do Stuur 2 bladsy CV na plastering, tiling etc. Call Charlie 0766146104. Refs email@example.com available.
If you are passionate about food, friendly and enthusiastic, well spoken, prepared to work shifts and over weekends, you are invited to apply for the following positions, available due to expansion and the upcoming holiday season
. Female Bakery Supervisor . Bakery Counterhands . Butchery Assistants . Deli & Hot Foods Counterhands . Merchandisers . Cashiers . Coffee Shop Waitresses Pick 'n Pay Gordons Bay . Till Packers seek experienced Muslim . Security Officer Deli and Butchery assis- (certificates required) tants for our new Halaal Deli / Butchery. Please fax A 45 hour week and a CV and ID copy to 086 564 c o m p e t i t i v e s a l a r y 9167. package are applicable. A matric certificate and Pick 'n Pay Gordons Bay previous Spar or retail W e a r e s e e k i n g experience may be to experienced: your advantage. - Cashiers - Till Packers Fax your CV to 021- Deli Assistants with 8515799 before 31 Excellent Customer October 2012. Service Ensure you include - Bakers required for r e c e n t t r a c e a b l e weekends. Experience references with your not compulsory, instore CV. training provided. Fax CV+ ID to: 086-564If on the shortlist you 9167 will be contacted for an interview. Rent a Chair Somerset Mall Woermann Brock TELEMARKETERS Hairstylist with REQUIRED TO BOOK clientele. APPOINTMENTS FOR 021 851 5847 THE TOP SALES TEAMS IN SOUTH TOONBANK ASSISAFRICA!!!!!!!!!! TENT Our call centre is looking BENODIG Permato take on 10 new agents nent/Tydelik vir dame by to join our winning team. Flameros Chicken Grill in Candidate must be Strand. bilingual (English and AfriKontak Annemarie kaans) 083 233 0369. If you are a self-starter TRANSLATOR / who is vibrant, target WRITER / driven and money hungry, PRODUCTION then you should not MANAGER hesitate to call us today. required for Afrikaans The best salary remuneChristian magazine. ration in the industry. Theology and / or writing Position available immedegree preferable. Full day diately. position. Somerset West. C o m p a n y b a s e d i n Please send letter of Somerset West motivation plus CV to: Please call Brad for an firstname.lastname@example.org interview 078 595 1564.
NOTICE In the Magistrate's Court for the District of Strand held at Strand Case No: 3761/12
In the matter between MONARCH MINERALS & MINING CC 400 Plaintiff Betrekkings Gevra and F I R S H E L N I G E L Jobs Wanted DAVIDS T/A THE HALO 2 ZIM LADIES looking for Defendant
2 ZIM LADY AND MAN looking for job as a SKOONHEIDShousekeeper and gardener. TERAPEUT Contact Harris 083 618 Kleinmond 2912 or Juliet 076 513 Reference Barnie Skoonheidsalon in Klein- 5002. mond beskik tans oor 'n 082 375 3575. vakature vir 'n gekwalifiseerde skoonheidsterapeut A Bricklayer is looking met minimum 3 jaar on- for brick work, plastering, dervinding. Passie vir painting, skimming and skoonheidsorg. Ondervin- more. Part/full time. ding in Environ & Thera Quality approved. Contact Chris on 0731297224. Vine sal voordelig wees.
SOMERSET WEST FINE FOOD & WINE KWIKSPAR LION SQUARE
h e re b y g i v e n o t i c e o f application for reinstatement by CIPC
CHAR WORK. Available Mon, Wed, Fri. Helderberg & Stellenbosch. Plse call Bongy 074 734 0025 or 073 842 7874.
sold in execution by the Sheriff of the Magistrate's Court for the district of STRAND
10 xBar Chairs, 4 x Wooden Benches, 1 x Table, 2 x Chairs, 2 x Umbrellas with stands, 4 x Bar Chairs, 1 x Bar Chair, 1-Seater Couch, 2-Seater Couch, Small Ladder, Samsung DVD Player & Remote, 3 x Boxes Wine, Barrel, 2 x Tables, Redbull Tin (Table) Samsung DVD, Flat Screen TV LG, Couch & 1 x Chair, 1 x Fan, 2 x Heaters, 1 x Braai, KIC Fridge, Gas Stove, LG Microwave, Kelvinator Fridge, Kitchen Appliances (19 Boxes), LG Fridge, Wine Rack, Okapyp, Coolmaster Fridge, Round Table Top, KIC Freezer, Black Tool Boxes, Fryer (Large), Fryer (Small), Flat Screen TV & Remote, Broom, Bar Table (Small), Box Paint, Bucket, Tool Box, Bar Glasses, Table.
D U E TO u n f o r s e e n circumstances, we've had to let our reliable and hard-working domestic worker go. She is looking for full-time work Mon-Fri (sleep out). Phone At: LANGS REMOVALS Phumla 083 711 5394 or 23 RANKINE STREET Sandy 072 453 9073 for a STRAND reference. EK SOEK WERK as 'n bediende vir elke dag of 3 dae of enige skoonmaak diens. Het verwysings en kennis. Skakel asb vir Lucy by 078 583 6812.
At: 14h00 on 7 November 2012
Terms of the Sale will be voetstoots and cash to the highest bidder. Dated
I am 23yrs old looking for October 2012 domestic work, full time or chars. I have two yrs ROWAN & PULLEN INC exp. Very good in what I per: do. Loyal & trustworthy. E LE ROUX Call 0733804033.
1 HOFMEYER STREET
STRAND I AM LOOKING for Tel: 021-8547213 everyday or char work. Reliable, honest & Kennisgewing hardworking. Please call Vuyiswa 083 951 4175 or In die boedel van wyle ANNA CHRISTINA MA072 858 3897.
LAN (Identiteitsnommer 310303 0006 083), 'n weduwee wat tydens haar leeftyd woonagtig was te STORMHAVEN PARK 63, S O M E R S E T- W E S E N ESPARANZA HUIS, I'M AN HONEST, reliable S T R A N D e n w a t t e Zim lady looking for SOMERSET-WES op 31 Audomestic work or chars. gustus 2012 oorlede is.
I am Tania looking for chars with 5yrs exp. Ref available. Has also done a course. Please call 0720464184.
Contact Jenipher on 083 766 5028. Reference 078 B O E D E L 607 3113. 12901/2012
IRIS IS LOOKING for chars 3 days / week. Honest, reliable, hard worker, pleasant. Call her 078 611 9887. For ref call Mrs. White 082 872 6498.
Skuldeisers en skuldenaars in bogenoemde boedel word hiermee versoek om hulle eise in te dien by en hulle skulde te betaal aan die ondergetekende binne 'n tydperk LOOKING FOR garden van 30 dae vanaf VRYDAG, work. Very experienced. 19 Oktober 2012.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays. Joseph Stanley 076 672 9655. Ref available.
MALAWIAN MAN - My name is Philip Malangan. I am looking for a job in domestic work such as gardening, housekeeper, painting, etc. Please contact me on 0743168758 PRINCESS seeks a job. Available for Tuesdays & Thursdays. Qualified, experienced domestic. Refs available. 076 106 2903.
CLUVER MARKOTTER ING. Prokureurs vir Eksekuteur Cluver Markottergebou Meulstraat Stellenbosch Tel: 021-808 5600 Faks: 021-886 5420 Verw : CWP/ivdm / MAL118/0002
Geklassifiseerd Classifieds NOTICE Estate Late OLGA KLARA MERJENBERG, Identity Number 200818 0023 187, Widow, Housewife of Cottage 976, Helderberg Village, Somerset West and who died at Somerset West on 6th September 2012. Estate Number: 13714/2012 Creditors and Debtors are required to file their claims with and pay their debts to the undersigned within 30 days of publication of this notice. MORKEL & DE VILLIERS INC Executors The Forum 13 Drama Street P.O. Box 43 SOMERSET WEST 7129 JCK/mm (KM 013) NOTICE OF ESTATE In the estate of the late HILDA MARIA THERESIA MEIRING (Identity number 280218 001 0081), who was divorced, and died in Somerset West on 18 July 2012, and lived at 4 Schonenberg Retirement Village, Somerset West. Master's Reference Number: 11140/2012
18 Oktober, 2012
NOTICE In the Estate of the late J O H N A N D R E W BICHOFF IMMELMAN, Identity Number 380411 5042 089, of 2 Jacques Hill Crescent, Somerset West.
Estate No. 795/2011. In terms of Section 35(5) of Act 66 of 1965 notice is hereby given that copies of the first and final liquidation and distribution account in the estate specified above will be open for inspection of all persons with an interest therein for a period of 21 days from the date of publication hereof, at the offices of the Master's, Cape Town and Magistrate's, Somerset West. BEUKMAN & ASSOCIATES PO Box 3352 Somerset West, 7129
NOTICE FIRST LIQUIDATION AND D I S T R I B U T I O N ACCOUNT IN THE TESTATE ESTATE LATE JöRG KOHRMEYER, Identity Number 430318 5048 182, Retired Electrician of 41 Cyprus Road, Somerset West, 7130 and who died at Somerset West on 3 May Please note that any persons 2012. to whom money is owed from the above estate, and any Estate Number: 6526/2012 persons who owe money to the estate, should pay their NOTICE is hereby given that debts or claim their credits the First and Final Liquidation within thirty (30) days of the and Distribution Account in 19th of October at the the above Estate will lie for inspection at the Office of the following address: Master of the High Court, BGR JACOBS & Cape Town & of the MagisPARTNERS trate, SOMERSET WEST for PO BOX 555, WORCES- a period of 21 days as from 19 TER 6849 OCTOBER 2012. 25 ADDERLEY STREET, MORKEL & DE WORCESTER 4850 VILLIERS INC. T: +27 23 347 4000 / F: +27 Agent for Executrix 23 342 7932 The Forum (Reference: Liana/Estate Late HMT Meiring) +13 Drama Street P O Box 43 2342 SOMERSET WEST 7130 Bestorwe Boedels JCK/ms/KK000010
OFFICES TO RENT IN HARBOUR ISLAND. Please contact Paula on 082 555 9318.
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Besighede te Koop Businesses for Sale 112 BESIGHEDE Antomar Makelaars Vir lys, navrae of webblad: www.antomar.co.za Tel. 021-8552603 SALON FOR SALE Somerset Mall 071 256 7881
Kommersieel en industriele Eiendom Commercial and Industrial Property Separate Space To Rent in busy Salon for 2 Nailtechnitions. C o n t a c t Sonya@0765435155 or @ 021 8512591
SOMERSET WEST CENTRE - ±125m² as a workshop. Behind Standard Bank, lots of parking. R5 000 pm. Contact Mrs. Da Silva 021 856 4528 / 083 494 5411.
NOTICE FIRST LIQUIDATION AND D I S T R I B U T I O N ACCOUNT IN THE TESTATE ESTATE LATE ESME THOMAS, Identity Number 250205 0045 189, Retired Widow of Room 45, Bergzicht, Somerset Oaks, Somerset West, 7130 and who died at Somerset West on 28 July 2012.
Dorpshuise te Huur Townhouses to Let SOMERSET WEST OXFORD MEWS 2 Bedroomed ground floor apartment. Available 1st November 2012. Rent R4200pm. No smokers. Deposit R4500. Contact 0714913099.
Woonstelle te Huur Flats to Let STRAND / ROSARUM 3 b/r flat @ R3 710, no parking & 1 b/r flat @ R2 350 both avail IMMEDIATELY and close to amenities. Steer & Co Properties Office: 021-4261184/5 or visit our website on www.steer.co.za
Estate Number: 11328/2012 NOTICE is hereby given that the First and Final Liquidation and Distribution Account in the above Estate will lie for inspection at the Office of the Master of the High Court, Cape Town & of the Magistrate, SOMERSET WEST for a period of 21 days as from 19 OCTOBER 2012.
SOMERSET WEST: Somerse Place. New 2 bedr, 1 bathr plus balcony apartment. (88m²) Ground floor unit with parking bay. Secure complex with guard. Clubhouse, swimming pool & braai area. Immediately available. R3 800 pm. Call 082 788 6073.
MORKEL & DE VILLIERS INC. Co-Executor The Forum 13 Drama Street P O Box 43 SOMERSET WEST 7130 JCK/ms/KT000002
FACTORY TO LET 481m² Factory in complex with 2 offices, Eskom 3 phase, easy access N2 and R44. Available 1 November. email@example.com 083 383 0174
Huise te Koop Houses for Sale
Somerset Place, Derrick Dr, Somerset West Gated security complex / pool, Price: R 4,500 2 bedroom 1 Bathroom apartment 1st floor, 1 Garage, 1 parking, Visitors, Telkom landline, No pets. Call: 082 396 0671. Avail. 1/11/2012
GORDONSBAY: A large PLOT WITH SMALL DWELLING prime access to beach. Divine view. No Agents. Price STRAND - 1 Groot slaap- R950 000. kamer woonstel met bad- Call Carol 076 032 9965 kamer en klein kombuis, sitkamer. R2 500pm. Be- SALVO PARK, Firgrove: skikbaar 1 Nov 2012. Geen R550 000. 3 Bedroom, kansvatters. ( 078 524 family bathroom. Kitchen 1427. BIC, no level & hob. Good investment. Tel: Dennis STRAND 082 585 9159 to view. 1 slpk met toegeboude stoep op kusfront (sonder SOMERSET RIDGE see-uitsig) (populêre Eenheid 23, Belmonde Melkbaai area), ruim Curlew Straat. Baie leefarea, vol badkamer, netjiese 3 slaapkamer, 2 aparte kombuis, wasverbadkamer, sonnige trek, onderdak parkering. woonarea. Klein tuintjie, Webverwysing: 1210299 enkel motorhuis. (www.jsprop.co.za) R1.23 miljoen. R3 900 p/m RSA 021 8552320 Johan Snyman Eiendomme Geen sake op Sondae 021-853-6080 082-461-0569. URGENT SALE House in Strand Mews. 3 STRAND ODION KUS- Bedroom, 2 bathrooms, WEG: 2 Slaapkamer t i l e s t h r o u g h o u t , woonstel met 2 badka- immaculate. R680 000. mers, oopplan sit & eetka- Contact owner Malan mer met lieflike berg-en- 0839897331. see uitsig. Onderdak parkering + braaigeriewe by Lapa en swembad. Beskik- 166 baar 1 Nov. R4700pm Huise te Huur Kontak eienaar 021 Houses to Let 8536687 / 0827461767 STRAND R 3300.00 - 2 Slaapkamer woonstel met 1 badkamer. Kombuis en leefarea, geen diere. Kontak: 079 521 6692 of 021853 6527 of 079 136 9272. STRAND R 3400.00 - 2 Slaapkamer woonstel met 1 vol badkamer. Oop-plan leefarea en kombuis. 1 Klein troeteldier welkom. Kontak: 079 521 6692 of 021-853 6527 of 079 136 9272. STRAND R 3850.00 - 2 Slaapkamer woonstel met 1.5 badkamers in sekuriteits kompleks. Swembad in kompleks. Geen troeteldiere. Kontak: 079 521 6692 of 021-853 6527 of 079 136 9272. STRAND - Ruim eenmanswoonstel. 100m vanaf see en loopafstand van dorp. Beskikbaar 1 Nov. R2 500 pm + dep. Skakel Gina 081 316 1317.
FACTORIES TO LET Mansfield Industrial Park Gordon's Bay. 140m², ample parking, R4 500 / month exc. VAT. Please phone John at 082 317 7513.
WE HAVE A small space available for anyone who has their own business and clientele. The room is perfect for Massage, Facials, Mani/Pedicures or Nails. R2 000 pm. The SOMERSET WEST: room has a cupboard with GEORGIAN COURT a basin. Aircon included. 2 Bedroom flat, close to Available from 26 October primary school and shops. 2012 (deposit required) R3 750.00 pm. Avail Imm. Please contact us on Ruth Bird Properties: firstname.lastname@example.org 021-852 1440 / 082 643 4426
BEJAARDE EGPAAR soek netjiese 3slpk woonhuis met D.Garage te huur op langtermyn. Skakel 021-853 5907.
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RUIM 2 slaapkamer, 1.5 badkamer woonstel met garage by Somerset-Wes Primêr. R4 395 per maand. Schalk Loots 082 778 0451 of 084 9200 335.
STRAND R 4700.00 - 2 Slaapkamer woonstel met 1.5 badkamers naby die see. Oop-plan kombuis en leefarea met kelder parkering. Beskikbaar 1 Desember 2012. Kontak: 079 521 6692 of 021-853 6527 of 079 136 9272.
Splinternuwe 3 slaapkamer 2 badkamer huis met dubbel motorhuis te huur in veilige S c h o n e n b e r g Aftreeoord gelee in Somerset Wes. Groot braai kamer en baie ruim leef areas. Naby g e r i e f l i k e winkelsentrum. Sluit in 15 maaltye per maand. Maandelikse huur R11 000. Dadelik beskikbaar. Kontak vir Cornel of Marika op nommer 021-850 0425.
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FERNWOOD ESTATE S/West. Imma recently built hse. 3 Beds, 2 full bathrs, spacious d/room and lounge. Study nook, auto d/g, extra parking. Mod kitchen / scullery. Patio with braai. Top security with cameras. Sea view. Avail imme. R10 000 pm. Tel 021-851 8406.
2 Slaapkamer 2 badkamer huis te huur in die veilige Schonenberg Aftreeoord gelee in Somerset Wes. Huur sluit in 15 maaltye om te geniet by die Klubhuis. R7500 per maand. Dadelik beskikbaar. Skakel vir Cornel of Marika op nommer 021-850 0425
3 Slaapkamer huis met alarmstelsel te huur in STRAND Huis te huur veilige area. 2 Slpk, 1 badk, sit/eetk, komb, 1 motorhuis met Twin Palms, Kirstenboschafdak. Geen diere. Vanaf 1 laan 7, Strand, 2 badkmers, oopplan kombuis / eet / Des. Corrie 0843511821. sitkamer, enkelmotorhuis asook 'n parkeerplek in die STRAND: 3 slaapkamer, 2 erf, tuin met besproeiingbadkamer huis met enkel stelsel. R6 000.00. Beskikmotorhuis in kompleks aan baar vanaf 1 Desember Altena straat. Geen diere 2012 Kontakpersoon: Etna nie. R5 500 pm. Beskik- Kotze: 083 238 0807 baar 1 November. RSA Tel. 021 855 2320. Geen DELIGHTFUL little house in security complex GBay. sake op Sondae. 3 Bed, 2 bath. R5 850. Available 1 Dec 2012. Louise 082 291 6783 / Louise@moolman.org Golden Hill Area; S/West : Unique, Charming, Versatile, quality family home in cul - de - sac, on the edge of the forest. Features : Lounge, Dining Room, Family Room, Studio, Loft Room, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms (m.e.s), Guest Toilet, Lovely open plan kitchen with separate scullery, double & single garages, Charming braai patio with a Jacuzzi type swimming pool all overlooking the forest. Alarmed both inside & outside, Property fully fenced with an electric gate. Rental : R 12 000.00 p/m. Property will be available from the 1st November 2012. Can be viewed by appointment please contact Cassandra on 0799831280. Gordon's Bay - 3 bedroom entertainer's dream. In Mountainside, lovely sea and mountain v i e w s . L a r g e entertainment area with rim flow pool, open plan living area. Kitchen with scullery. Enclosed garden. Double garage, burglar bars and alarm system. R10 000 pm. Long term lease, available 01 Nov. Call 083 537 6114. GORDON'S BAY: Modern 3 bedroom home in security complex with s/pool, tennis & squash courts. R8 500 pm. Avail 1 December. Ruth Bird Properties: 021 852 1440 / 082 643 4426 SOMERSET WEST - 2 bedroom Cottage on Secure Farm behind Monkey Town. Private enclosed garden. Perfect for small family. Regret NO pets - there are enough on the farm! R4 000 pm incl water. Available immediately. Phone: 021858 1574 (09:00 - 14:00 weekdays). SOMERSET WEST 3 bdrm in upmarket Bel'Aire Complex, huge reception area, 2 baths, double automated garage, views from huge balcony, swimming pool, erf 805m². Web ref: 1210298 (www.jsprop.co.za) R15 000 p/m Johan Snyman Properties 021 853 6080 082 461 0569 STRAND - Huis te huur in gewilde Twin Palms. 2 Slpk. Toesluit garage. Ingeboude kaste. Laminated flooring. Pragtig en cozy! Beskikb 1 Nov. R4 300 pm. Skakel 082 849 9505. STRAND R 8000.00 - 3 Slaapkamer huis met 2 badkamers, dubbel motorhuis, swembad, oop-plan kombuis en leefarea in Goedehoop. Beskikbaar 1 Desember 2012. Kontak: 021-853 6527 of 079 136 9272 of 079 521 6692.
STRAND-NOORD - 3 Slpk, vol badkamer + ekstra toilet. Groot kombuis. Buitekamer, enkel motorhuis + ekstra parkering. Beskik 1 Nov. R7 000 pm. Stephanie 082-894-3352.
CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE: SURFING
TO RENT STRATFORD VILLAGE 3 Bedroomed unit, double garage. No pets. Avail: 1 November 2012 R7,300 per month 021 850 0880 Victoria Park: 2 Bed, 1 Bath, Garden. Secure parking. Available Immediately. R3500 p/m. 082 566 4994.
Woonstelle te Koop Flats for Sale STRAND - S u n n y renovated 74m² beach front flat. Central. Views. Secure parking. R720 000. Call 021-853 0781.
Aiden Masencamp shows the form which earned him the u.13 SA Junior Championship title at the Hurley SA Junior Championships held in Jeffrey’s Bay recently.
Aidin wins second SA surf title
alented young Boland surfer Adin Masencamp, who hails from the Helderberg, successfully defended his u.13 SA Junior Championship title at the Hurley SA Junior Championships held in Jeffrey’s Bay recently.
This is the most important junior tournament on the South African calendar and has become a 5-star event due to the support and commitment by Hurley as a sponsor. Competitors selected by nine provincial associations travelled to the event to compete for individual SA junior titles in u.17, u.15 and u.13 categories for boys and girls, and the team accumulating the highest points took home the coveted Freedom Cup. For Boland the highlight was the boys under 13 division where Adin Masencamp took to the waters to defend his 2011 title which he earned in Durban. In his first heat he set the bar high with the highest heat score with a 16,75 out of a possible 20, putting him in good contention for the Citroen Highest Heat score award of R3 000. He progressed through his heats, posting scores of 9 point rides in heats and keeping a high standard of creative surfing up. It was this power surfing, consistency and ability to use a wide range of manoeuvres on the wave that dif-
ferentiated him in the final from the other contestants. The final was held in perfect overhead size waves and Adin held nothing back and secured his title. This was also the first time in the 16-year history of the event that it was held in Jeffrey’s Bay, which added stature and allowed the cream of South African junior surfers to put on a top class show of their talents. The venue lived up to its reputation and delivered five straight days of excellent surf at the Point, with offshore winds every day grooming the waves. Eastern Province dominated the champs on their home surf, clinching the coveted Freedom Cup team trophy for the first time and earning three of the six SA individual titles and three of the five special awards on offer. The team title was close with the KwaZulu-Natal Central (KZNC) team from Durban finishing just 184 points behind EP in second place, with defending champions Western Province third. Boland were placed fourth followed by Southern KZN, Southern Cape, Border, the SA Development Academy and Zululand. On the final day an on fire Benji Brand (WP) scored a 17 out of 20 just narrowly sneaking passed Adin Masencamp to claim the Citroën Highest Heat Score award and claiming him the u.17 SA Junior Title.
Bolands Diran Zakarian surfed well throughout the event and claimed a well deserved second place in the u.17 final. Other Boland surfers who were standouts were: Steffen Burrows – semi finals boys u.15; Hilton Pelser – semi finals boys u.17; Anoush Zakarian – semi finals girls u.15; David Burrows – quarter finals boys u.13 Shane Pratt, one of the sponsors of the Boland team and owner of Natural Energy Surf Shop said ”The great part of having SA champs at J Bay was that we could see a definite improvement in our local kids surfing as they have all been putting so much effort. We are also very stoked with our team rider, Adin, to surf with such passion and bring home another title to the Strand.” The full Boland junior team consisted of: Boys u.13: Adin Masencamp, David Burrows, Julian Zens; Boys u.15: Tristan Lev, Steffen Burrows, Bradley Roberts, Milan van Rhyn, Christian Olivier; Boys u.17: Diran Zakarian, Norman Lotz, Hilton Pelser, Gareth Williams, Stuart Dodds; Girls u.15: Anoush Zakarian; Girls u.17: Chantelle Boschoff, Grace Steele and coach: Peder Christensen and Manager: Hannes Stemmet For full details about the event check out www.sajuniorchamps.co.za
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BURSARY WINNERS: Despite a lack of response to the Event Genie Competition – which aimed to grant anyone from the Helderberg, Stellenbosch or Grabouw areas and under the age of 21 the opportunity to enter and win one of three Elect Consulting and Training Aca demy (Ecta) bursaries – Ecta Creative Solutions decided to award bursaries those who did enter. Each bursary, worth R25 380, includes short courses relating to the events industry. The recipients of the bursaries were Jeanné Jacobs (left) and Rochelle Bayman (right). Their certificates were handed over by Yolandi Bayman, competition manager and facilitator (centre).
SUMMER IN THE CITY - CAPE TOWN NIGHT MARKET
Request for stall holders
The City of Cape Town is once again staging the iconic Night Market in Adderley Street. In addition to 200 stalls, the market will feature nightly entertainment, themed around Cape Town’s unique cultural heritage to ensure an inclusive event. An extensive marketing campaign will promote the market to Cape Town residents, business people and tourists so you can be sure of doing good business during the busiest shopping period of the year. We want the Night Market to create a warm, welcoming atmosphere for shopping and recreation for all people in Cape Town during December. Visitors will be able to browse, buy and then relax in the refreshment and entertainment areas set up along Adderley Street. Market dates Friday 30 November 2012 – Saturday 1 December 2012 Friday 7 December 2012 – Sunday 9 December 2012 Friday 14 December 2012 – Monday 24 December 2012 (excluding either 16 or 17 December 2012) Times Set-up time 17:00 to 18:00 and weekends 11:00 to 12:00 Running time 18:00 to 22:00 and weekends 12:00 to 22:00 Location Adderley Street (between Strand Street and the fountain at Hans Strydom Street) Prospective stall holders must apply on the application forms that are available on the City’s website at www.capetown.gov.za/en/ehd/Pages/Opportunities.aspx or from the Cape Town Civic Centre, Information Desk, 2nd Floor Concourse level, 12 Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town or send a fax to 086 576 0524 or 086 588 6700. Applications in the following categories will be accepted: home and décor, craft and design, Christmas goods, clothing and accessories, fresh produce and deli, food and beverage. Preference will be given to locally produced goods. Contact Tim Page on 021 417 4045, Chanel van Wyk on 021 400 5502 or Emlyn Hammond on 021 400 5942 for further enquiries. Successful applicants will be provided with the relevant conditions and must sign a contract with the market operator. All the successful applicants will be notified by 9 November 2012. ACHMAT EBRAHIM CITY MANAGER
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Now’s the season for summer fishing N
ow that the galjoen season is over, most shore anglers are starting to change their tackle and tactics for the summer fish, like kob and geelbek.
brings back the colour. This time of the year often produces the best kob and geelbek catches. This is also
The present strong southeaster has changed the colour of the water to a true peasoup colour (typical kob water). At present Melk Bay, Macassar and right up to Strandfontein would be the best options. When the southeaster blows for more than four days, the water along the beaches and reefs becomes cooler; the ensuing southwest wind then once again warms up the water and the plankton rises and
a good time for spinnermen to target leerfish, although there are quite a number of elf caught and released while spinning for leeries. The shoals of belman also start to frequent the shallows along Melk Bay and Blake’s beaches. The use of very fresh chokka is essential to catch kob and geelbek. Belman and white steenbras prefer fresh prawn or bloodworm along our beaches and reefs, and at Harmony Park. For some reason white steenbras caught from the Gordon’s Bay harbour wall and Bikini Beach prefer prawn with glow beads at night to bloodworm. On Saturday morning shore anglers caught a few good kob from Verlee bank and
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Oumansgat. Wit Pypies Reef is a more difficult reef, but always delivers a better class of kob, and the odd musselcracker. The present strong southeaster also marked the start of summer and the yellowtail that are entering the bay – the same wind has sent snoek up the West Coast. The second shore inter-club competition was held last Saturday. False Bay is still in the lead with 1 127,24 points; in second place is Tygerberg with 1 070,58 points, and in third place Goodwood with 603,26 points. For all your reel repairs and services, contact Art on 021 854 3831. Send your fishing news and photos to 2 email@example.com
In top 10 of SA junior golf Sixteen-year-old Strand Golf Club member Robert Bougas excelled earlier this month by winning three major Western Province junior golf tournaments. The first one was the Clovelly Junior Open (u.19) on Thursday 4 October, which he won by 2
Strand Golf Club’s Robert Bougas with the Clovelly Junior Open tro phy, which he won on 4 October. Robert’s father Ryno won the same tournament 26 years ago.
strokes, shooting a 69 gross. His father Ryno won the same tournament 26 years ago. Robert said it was very special for him to win the same trophy as his dad. On Friday 5 October Robert continued his fine form, winning the De Zalze Junior Open (u.19) by playing a second subpar round, finishing with a 2 under par 70 to win by two strokes. On Sunday 7 October Robert played in the De Zalze Senior Open and shot a 76 and a 70 to finish third on 146. Robert also represented Paul Roos Gymnasium at the Boland schools’ qualifying championships held in Wellington on Monday 8 October, and won the event with a 1 under par 71. His excellent form during 2012 has resulted in him being nominated by the WP Golf Union to participate at the Albatross International Junior Champs in New Delhi, India, in November. This is an individual strokeplay tournament, and will be Robert’s first shot at an international victory for the age group 17 and under. Robert is currently in the top 10 of the South African junior (u.19) rankings.
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VOTES NEEDED FOR AWARD: Gordon’s Bay resident Dy lan Frick (17) is currently in the running to obtain a major international award, but he needs your help. He is an avid paddler who is very passionate about what he does – this year Dylan has already won the 2012 Triple Crown Series Open Division in Hawaii, and now he has also been nomi nated for this soughtafter award. Dylan, who is a grade 11 pupil at Strand High, is the only South African to be nomi nated for this year’s SUP Grom of the Year Award. To vote, “like” Supconnect on Facebook, scroll down to Dylan’s name and cast your vote – or go to bit.ly/supgromfinalredo.
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Clubs meet WPRFU president
ust when we thought that the club rugby season was over, Pniel Villagers played Brackenfell at Newlands this past Saturday. This was a bottom-of-the-log Super League B clash to determine who was to take the drop down to Premier A. The match ended with Brackenfell convincingly beating Pniel Villagers, thus confirming their Super League B status and forcing Collegians to drop. So how does this affect our region? Pniel Villagers and Collegians will now do battle with the Helder-
berg-based Macassar, St Georges and Sir Lowrians in Premier A next season. Who would have ever thought that Sir Lowrians would be travelling to Lentegeur for a league fixture? It’s very pleasing to see clubs reward their players for their efforts during the year. Strand Pioneers held a glitzy awards night last Friday, and Strand United took their players to Molteno for a day of fun. All Saints will hold their prizegiving on Friday 26 October at Nitefusion, and Raithby Universals will have theirs on Friday 26 October at the Weber Gedenk Primary School
hall in Jamestown. After a successful first meeting of all the local rugby club chairpersons in the Helderberg last week Tuesday saw them gather again to meet with WPRFU president Thelo Wakefield. Wakefield was given the opportunity to pitch his vision for the union he is likely to be re-elected to in November. Taariq van der Ross 2 firstname.lastname@example.org
Battswood pitchers outgun H’berg Pirates Helderberg Pirates lost 7–9 in a closely contested away match against Battswood on Saturday. Pirates were unable to make up the run deficit created by Battswood in the penultimate frame and, despite a late run surge headed by SP Griebenow’s home run, Battswood’s pitching staff were able to stop Pirates two runs short of a tie. Pirates’ second team, playing away in their first match of the season against Bothasig, won their game 7–6.
Boland stun their opponents at SA championships Wunderkind Tristan Roberts (15) a Boland Bodyboarding Association (BBA) rider, made bodyboarding history at the SA champs in Margate recently by claiming both the boys’ and pro titles with a display of riding that matched the best in the world. His superb effort also helped the BBA team secure second place at the 25th running of this event. Boland finished just behind Central KwaZulu-Natal, which was the best result a Boland team has ever managed at this event. Seven provincial teams competed at this year’s national event. Team captain Morne Loubscher was thrilled with Boland’s success, and said it was due to the dedication of the Boland management and the riders themselves. Out of the eight divisions in which Boland competed, they had riders in the finals of six divisions. BBA riders who stood out were: Morne Loubscher (first, masters’ division), Bernard Hoogendjik (second, men’s division), Marcel Habbits (third, grand masters’ division), Rosie Lombard (third, ladies’ division), Dylan le Roux (third, boys’ division) and Wian Oosthuizen (fourth, boys’ division). “The Boland Bodyboarding Association would like to thank its riders and management for the unbelievable time in Margate and the amazing results the province received this year,” says Morne. “Special thanks to Reef SA, who sponsored the teams’ kit for the event.”
Tristan Rob erts (left) of the Boland Bodyboarding Association shows his de light after winning the boys’ and pro titles at the SA cham pionships held in Mar gate recently.
Morne Loubscher (right) won the masters’ division.
TIP TOP: Strand Pioneers RFC held their awards presenta tion on Friday 12 October. The prize winners were (back row, from left) Wesley Josephs (player of the year), Keanu Brown (secondteam best back), Cassiem Smith (top tryscor er, 17), Abdul Hafeez Rhoda (best back, u.21), Ismail Stoff berg (best forward, u.21), (front) Moenzier Daggia (sports man of the year), Rakieb Hess (most dedicated player), Eu gene Pieterse (firstteam best back) and Claude Thomas (most improved secondteam player).
Also at the Strand Pioneers awards evening were Gamiet Daniels (executive member), Taariq van der Ross (chairperson), Anwar Josephs (head coach), Safdien Barends (backline coach), and Nazeem Gabier (exec utive member.)
Excellent pitching by Nicolas van Loggerenberg and Ian Matthews kept the home team at bay while aggressive batting, exemplified by Garth Uys’ home run, pushed Pirates to the win. Thanks went out to umpires Derek Lambert and George Fischer, who helped the respective teams out over the weekend. This Saturday Pirates’ first team are away to Phillipi; the second team play Goodwood at Radloff Park at 13:15.
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SWCC win both their T20 matches S
omerset West won both their games in the second weekend of T20 matches for the new season.
On Saturday they played Cravenby at home and restricted them to just 98 runs. Stand-out bowlers were R Bischoff (4-114-2), F Killian (2-0-11-2) and J Wilshere (4-110-1). Somerset West got their innings off to a slow start, and the loss of few vital wickets didn’t help their cause. However, J Cilliers then came to the crease and upped the tempo with an impressive knock of 27 (off 27 balls). Luigi Scheffers also impressed with 41 (off 51) to pass the total in the 20th over and claim the win. On Sunday SWCC played Langa away. Somerset West bowled first and, after an excellent display of bowling and fielding, they restricted Langa to 78. Special mention should be made of L Roodtman’s fielding. He took two superb catches and saved at least 15 runs on the boundary. The bowlers showed great skill in restricting Langa to their small total. Opening bowlers J Wilshere (4-1-1-6) and E Groenewald (4-0-2-14) used the new ball well and took three wickets between them in the first seven overs. R Meyer and S Dicks followed up the initial good work with equally impressive figures of 2-0-0-7 and 2-0-2-9. Finally, F Killian showed great skill, bowling at the death to end with figures of 4-0-2-15. Somerset West then chased down Langa’s small total within 16 overs to claim a bonus point. L Trezines carried his bat throughout the innings, ending on 42 not out to set up the win. The second team lost their one-day away match against UCT by 57 runs.
Luigi Scheffers, wicketkeeper for Somerset West, takes a difficult ball behind the stumps in the match against Cravenby, played at Radloff Park on Saturday. PHOTO: PETER BEE
Hottentots Holland Cricket Club’s first team find form in two T20 matches Hottentots Holland Cricket Club’s (HHCC) first team won their final two AMA T20 matches played this past weekend. HHCC played Sherwood Manenberg at Elsies River on Saturday and won the match by 49 runs and on Sunday played Blue Bells at Gustrouw and won by 18 runs. HHCC batted first against Sherwood Manenberg where their openers Shakoer Baderoen (57*) and Yasien Railoun (59) took the team to an impressive 139/1. HHCC then took the field and with the fielders supporting the bowlers well they bowled their opponents out for 90 runs. The best bowlers were Yaseen Jakoet with 4-2-10, Warren Martin 3-2-9 and Shuroor van Lily 4-3-16. HHCC earned an all-important bonus point from the match.
HHCC won the toss against Blue Bells and batted first and were soon in trouble on 30/4 after 8 overs. The middle-order batsmen then came to the rescue with some great stroke play and big hitting by Wayne Cloete (28), Edwin Daniels (30) and Yaseen Jakoet (25*) propelled the score to 116/6. HHCC then took to the field and soon had Blue Bells struggling. The first wicket fell in the fifth over and after that at regular intervals and Blue Bells were all out for 98 runs. Yaseen Jakoet with 3-2-11, Gasant Moller 4-3-25 and spin bowler Emaad Opperman with 4-1-8 were the pick of the bowlers. This performance could earn HHCC a spot in the semifinal of this competition. The club’s second, third and u.17 colts team
also played last week. The seconds played Camps Bay at Gustrouw and lost by three wickets. HHCC batted first and scored 145/7 in 35 overs. The best batsmen were Dawood Joseph (34), Winston Thomas (27) and Logan Savory (30*). The best bowlers were Rafiq Baderoen 7-2-30, Behoudin Achmat 5-2-23 and Nathan du Preez 4-1-9. The third team played Milnerton away and lost by four runs. Milnerton batted first and scored 170/6. The best bowlers were Ziyaad Salie 7-2-28 and Zakariya Baderoen 7-2-21. HHCC were all out for 167. Ziyaad Salie (35), Zakariya Baderoen (21) and veteran Noor Baderoen (61) were the best batsmen. The colts played Strandfontein away and
won the match by two wickets. Strandfontein batted first and were all out for 134. The best bowlers were Ismodien Brinkhuis 6-4-18 and Chestlyn Liebenberg (4 overs for 4 runs). The colts passed the score with two overs spare. The best batsmen were Umar Crombie (43 from 30 balls), Ikraam Daggia (21) and Usama Salie (20). The colts are the latest addition on to HHCC and this was their first official match in the WP league structure. The first team start league fixtures this weekend and play Rylands on 20 and 27 October at Gustrouw. The seconds play Milnerton away and the thirds play Rondebosch away while the colts are also away to Avendale.