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GrandWest is gearing up for world record breaking comedian Kevin Hart’s What Now? Comedy Tour on 26 March 2016 when a capacity crowd is expected at the Grand Arena.

Hart’s What Now? Comedy Tour has already seen sold out performances in the United States of America, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom. In August 2015, he made history when he performed to nearly 60 000 people at the Lincoln Financial Field in his hometown of Philadelphia, which made him the first comedian to ever headline and sell out a stadium show. The What Now? Comedy Tour has been dubbed “The highest grossing comedy tour of all time” by Forbes Magazine, putting the comedian in a league of his own.

According to GrandWest’s PR and Promotions Manager, Elouise Matthys, tickets sales for his show at the Grand Arena are selling quickly. Tickets are on sale at Computicket and range in price from R400 per person.

Thurs 25 February at Cafe Roux, Noordhoek Farm Village

Dinner from 7 PM, show 8:30 PM


Tickets: R90

CODA Africa brings their diverse performance to the intimate setting of Cape Town’s popular music venue, Café Roux.  This unique act brings together electric strings with sax, voice and DJ.  Their programme will showcase all the band has to offer in terms of their unusual ensemble. Kicking off with soulful original cello and violin duets, the evening will progress to solo’s from Judy Brown’s lounge album ‘Liquid Sax’ culminating in the powerful full 5-piece band fronted by vocalist, Zami Mdingi with DJ LuvChild on the decks. Their repertoire will include songs from their album Disclosure such as their electro-swing hit single Fat Boy which has featured on Good Hope FM. Continue reading

GrandWest has hopped onboard to support the 2016 CANSA Shavathon. People keen to show their support for this fun filled, yet meaningful annual cancer awareness and fundraising event can venture down to the complex on Saturday, 27 February 2016 to shave or spray their hair.

GrandWest’s PR and Promotions Manager, Elouise Matthys calls on the community to be at the event and show their support for CANSA.

“We are delighted to be part of the 13th annual CANSA Shavathon. The CANSA Shavathon is one of South Africa’s most well supported and best loved charity events. GrandWest looks forward to welcoming hordes of people to shave or spray their hair to show solidarity with people affected by cancer, and help generate funds,” she encourages.

The 2016 CANSA Shavathon at GrandWest will take place in The Cape Village from 11h00 to 14h00. Participants will have the choice of shaving or spraying their hair. Adults will be required to donate R50 to take part while children under 12 can participate for R25. Wraps will also be on sale at R30 each. All proceeds will go towards funding the care and support programmes that CANSA offers, mainly rendered at CANSA Care Centres which deliver care and support programme to those affected by cancer.

YOUR Champions, the Cape Cobras will host their 3rd consecutive Momentum One Day Cup Final at PPC Newlands on Sunday, 28 February. Let’s get behind our boys and from a sea of blue as we wave our flags!!

Details of the #MODCfinal are as follows:
Date: Sunday, 28 February 2016
Venue: PPC Newlands
Time: 10h00 (Gates open: 08h30)
Ticket price: Adults: R60 (seat) & R50 (grass); children: R30 (seat) & R25 (grass); pensioners R30 (seat) & R25 (grass) Continue reading

The discovery of the invasive guttural toad in Noordhoek has set off alarm bells in conservation circles. This invasive toad has been found on a property near Seascape Road. Noordhoek is one of the most important traditional breeding areas of the endemic and endangered western leopard toad (Sclerophrys pantherinus), a close relative of the guttural toad (Sclerophrys gutturalis). 

Guttural toads and leopard toads look very similar to the untrained eye, and the identification of eggs and tadpoles (which look almost identical even to professionals) is particularly difficult. Continue reading

The City of Cape Town reminds residents that due to hot weather, an extended billing period, and the Level 2 water restriction tariffs, many may notice a spike in their water bills this month. We would also like to assure all residential customers that the Accounts Department has made allowance for the longer billing period. Residents are not being penalised in terms of the higher steps of the tariff, which are being applied correctly. Read more below:

In light of the recent enquiries and social media posts on the subject, the City of Cape Town would like to remind residents that increased water and sanitation tariffs have been implemented since 1 January 2016 as part of water restrictions.

For an average domestic customer, the differences in price are as follows:

Steps Unit Level 1 (10% reduction) Level 2 (20% reduction)
Step 1 (0 < 6 kl) Per kl R0 R0
Step 2 (>6 < 10,5 kl) Per kl R11,07 R11,66
Step 3 (>10,5 < 20 kl) Per kl R15,87 R18,24
Step 4 (>20 < 35 kl) Per kl R23,51 R29,75
Step 5 (>35 < 50 kl) Per kl R29,03 R45,40
Step 6 (>50 kl) Per kl R38,30 R85,09

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I have 4 tickets (2 sets) to give away to 2 lucky people!

You and a friend could witness the final at PPC Newlands!

All you need to do is answer the following question in the comment section:

Name the sponsor of this One Day Cup Tournament?

Enter below with your answer. Each winner wins 2 tickets to the game on Sunday 28 February 2016 at PPC Newlands. Closing date is Wednesday 24 February at 2pm. Winners will be notified via email and need to respond with details within 24 hours. Failing this we will choose another random name from the entries. will be held responsible for cancellations or of the game is rained out. We are also not liable for anything that may happen at a venue including injuries. Please enter with an email address you check regularly!

Good luck! :)

Apart from the 164 arrests made between Metro Police and the City’s Traffic Service in recent days, an unlucky dagga dealer also lost R10 000 worth of stock. Read more below:

The City of Cape Town’s Social Housing Unit is ramping up efforts to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in City-owned rental stock. Last Monday, officers attached to the Law Enforcement Unit dealt a drug dealer a nasty blow when they confiscated R10 000 worth of dagga thanks to a tip-off from a member of the public. Continue reading

The City of Cape Town’s Safety and Security Directorate took a creative turn in arresting a number of wanted suspects during an operation in Lavender Hill and surrounds. Read more below:

The City of Cape Town’s Safety and Security Directorate gave Steenberg’s 10 most wanted suspects their moment in the spotlight on Thursday 18 February 2016.

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The Farm Village, Noordhoek, 270 Chapman`s Peak Drive.

Wed 2 March /Thurs 3 March – Jimmy Nevis.
Venue: Café Roux, The Farm Village, Noordhoek.
Address: 270 Chapman`s Peak Drive.
Tickets: R150.00
Time: Dinner from 19h00. Show from 20h30.
Bookings: go to or book at
Contact for enquiries: / 021 789 2538
Proudly sponsored by: The Wolftrap Wine.

Jimmy Nevis. Alternative Pop. Born and raised in Cape Town, South Africa, Jimmy Nevis is a young (22 years old) alternative pop singer/songwriter and producer. Signed to Cape Town record Label, Rude World Records, with a publishing, licensing and distribution deal with David Gresham Records, Jimmy Nevis released his debut album entitled “Subliminal” in November 2012.Jimmy is currently riding high on SA airplay with a number of hit singles all making chart toppers.Nevis: “I’m trying to get South Africa back into pop music. I think it’s so neglected and undermined and I love the fact that I can be a part of someone’s memory. Pop music has that power. I feel like I’ve been wanting this for so long that I have to embrace it.” – South African Music Awards 2014 (SAMAs), 2 x “Kia Record of the Year” Nominee
– You Spectacular Awards 2014 “Favourite Music Star” Nominee– Wawela Awards 2014 (SAMRO)
“Best Male Artist & Composer” Nominee– Channel O Africa Music Video Awards 2014 “Most Gifted R&B” Nominee. Continue reading

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