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Favorite Capri Neighbourhood Watch

Capri Village

Capri Neighbourhood Watch A private Facebook page for Capri residents only. What began as a forum to assist and support our neighbours by posting sightings of suspicious individuals or behaviour has grown to become a highly effective form of communication as we post about a surprising variety of matters. Sometimes it’s Telkom, ADSL lines and morning traffic and other times … Continue reading

Tracking devices in your iPads and smart phones

tracking

From Cape Computer Club: A tracking device in an iPad was used to track down the perpetrators in a housebreaking. This has highlighted how technology can be used to assist SAPS and private security firms with their efforts. To this end, you may want to investigate installing the following apps on your electronic devices: Blackberry Protect Find my iPhone, iPad … Continue reading

Baboon blues?

baboons

Almost every time the baboons are ‘in town’, Capri residents kindly alert one another via the Capri Neighbourhood Watch Facebook Group page. That’s most useful for those of us who are at home at the time, and who also receive Facebook notifications that there has been a new post. But not everyone is at home during the day, or has … Continue reading

Walking your dog on a leash …

dog walking

There has been a special request from neighbours in Capri, that dog owners who walk their dogs, should walk them on a leash. Capri is doggie heaven and a vast majority of home owners share their lives with dogs. This can make walking your dog a chaotic and noisy business unless you take charge and restrain your pooch on a … Continue reading

Valley Pet Directory

pets

Valley Pet Directory Here you will find photos, descriptions and contact details for pets and their owners. The purpose of this page is to be a quick reference to help find missing pets. To add to the directory, upload a photo of your pet and add description and contact details to the post at the same time (Please note, when adding … Continue reading

Freecycle

Freecycle

Instead of putting useful household items in your bin, sign up for the Cape Town section of Freecycle. The Freecycle Network™ is made up of 5,085 groups with 9,336,225 members across the globe. It’s a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) stuff for free in their own towns and thus keeping good stuff out of … Continue reading

Venomous Snakes of the Cape Peninsula

Snakes are an integral part of virtually any environment and even more so in rural areas. Like birds of prey, leopards, otters, honey badgers or any other predator, snakes have evolved tools for hunting and for survival. Some snakes have powerful muscles for constricting prey while others use advanced venom (modified saliva) apparatus to subdue and digest their food. Important: … Continue reading

Emergency Disaster Response offering CPR courses

Gee Swart EDR

A couple of weeks ago, Gee Swart, a Capri resident and director of EDR ((Emergency Disaster Response), was kind enough to give us a presentation of what he does in disaster relief locally, in Masi and surrounds. Please have a look at the EDR website to find out more. Gee will be providing CPR courses to any CNW members at … Continue reading