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Month: February 2019

Wandelpad Initiative

My name is Dirk Troost, and I am a scout with the 1st Hermanus scout group. I am currently working on my Springbok Scout award. And as part of this, I will be taking on part of the restoration of the Wandelpad as a community service project. Myself and a team of scouts will be…

Buzzy Beez Renovation Update

The Buzzy Beez building on Erf 101, Church Street Stanford is one of the village’s few Grade 3a buildings. It was originally a nagmaalhuisie, and has social historical interest, in addition to the charm of its simple construction (Baumann et al 2009). Until recently it served as the preschool for the adjacent Okkie Smuts Junior…

Leiwater application for Heritage Status

The irrigation water furrow (leiwater) is identified in the Overstrand Heritage Inventory as having integral significance to the aesthetic qualities of the town, as well as holding intrinsic social and technological significance. Much of the alignment falls within the demarcated heritage area. The furrow is is a rare example of ‘functioning heritage’. Heritage Western Cape…

Think & Drink Quiz Evening

The first ‘Think and Drink’ quiz evening took place last night at Tikka Palace, to a full house of competitive participants. Lots of fun was had by all! The questions put together by John and Shirley Withers gave everyone a bit of a challenge and the supper provided by Malik and his staff was most…