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January 2016
Dear Subscriber
If you missed out on any past newsletters you can see them here.
Well 2016 is in full swing and we hope that it is treating you well thus far. Are you sticking to your New Years’ resolutions? We hope so!
This month we have some truly exciting news in that we have taken all the previous articles written by our contributors and put them into a blog, so that you no longer have to go back through the newsletters to read up about something that interested you. Find the blog link on the right of the menu bar on our website or follow this link.
Have a look at the upcoming events and some interesting articles from local business owners. We have had some new businesses list with us so be sure to check those out. Some of the existing businesses have updated their information so be sure to have a look and see what is new.
Competition Time! The December competition seemed to have experienced a technical glitch and for those who were affected please accept our apologies. We have rolled over the December prizes so that everyone has a fair chance to win this month. So be sure to click on the link below and enter the January Competition sponsored by Norgarb Properties.
Norgarb Properties
Win a luxury breakfast for 2 at Harfield Guest Villa to the value of R200!
This fabulous prize includes a scrumptious buffet comprising of croissants, fruit salad and various assortments, as well as a choice from the extensive cooked breakfast menu! Bottomless tea, coffee and fruit juice as well.
*Voucher can be redeemed any day of the week.
Please call at least 24 hours in advance to book your table.
Win a R250 gift voucher from Ink Station in Palmyra Junction. This voucher can be used for the purchase of any products or services available in store.
* Voucher only valid for the Palmyra Junction Store and can be redeemed during trading hours.
Where do you go for all your Swim, Gym, Dance and Yoga wear in Harfield? Oggi Activewear of course!
Situated at 104 2nd Ave, Harfield Village.
This month you stand a chance to win a R250 gift voucher at the Oggi Shop.
* Voucher can be redeemed during trading hours.
Rosmead Superspar are giving away two vouchers to the value of R250 each in this months' competition which can be spent at Rosmead Superspar.
* Vouchers can be redeemed in store during trading hours.
Click here to enter the January Competitions
Please note that the draws will take place on the 4th of February, winners will be announced via email and on our Facebook page as well as in our next newsletter. Good Luck!
feature articles
This month Kenilworth Vet highlights urinary obstruction in male cats.
This is quite a common problem and can be life-threatening if not treated as an emergency.
Click here to read the article about the symptoms and treatment.
Don't let your renovation dreams turn into a legal nightmare! STBB Claremont offer great advice in their article on how to "toe the line" with renovations.
Princeton Armed Response have supplied some remarkable tips on how to assist vagrants by giving responsibly. Read the full article here.
The HVCID has been put in place to assist the local community. In doing this they share some tips on home security and the importance of being prepared. Read their tips here.
This month Lyn Staples, the Norgab Properties Agent with the winning recipe shares a super-easy tipsy dessert with us. Click here to find the recipe.
The Patchwork Group have grown in leaps and bounds promoting home 'veggie' gardens and by advising how to swap and trade that which you have too much of.
What to plant at this time of year? ... click here.
Matric is over ... and many students are still not sure of what their next move is. Annette runs through some scenarios and options that are available to new school leavers. Read the article here.
new businesses listed
Biotic Health is a Cape Town based health and well-being company that aims to provide lifestyle solutions for people who want to change their lives.
They provide products and services that include:
● 30 day challenges that cover healthy habits, positivity, diet, exercise, finances, stress and immunity protection
● Tools that support healthy lifestyle changes such as online health and behaviour assessments, healthy meal packs and more.
Patchwork is about edible gardening in Harfield Village. It's about experimenting, being creative and resourceful, starting where we are, with what we have.
This gardening group is a platform intending to facilitate and encourage:
- Discussion around growing fruit and vegetables in our own home gardens
- Doing what you can with what you have
- Sharing surplus
- Helping each other
- Trading extra home grown produce, seeds, ideas, gardening tools and inspiration
- Learning from each other: What grows well in Harfield soil, where to get good quality seeds and plants, how to face certain gardening challenges like pest/weed control
- Natural, holistic, effective and proven gardening methods that support life and ecosystem health
- Changing perceptions about growing your own food
Integrative Creative Wellness is run by Dr. Sedicka Laskery, an Integrative Medicine Specialist. Focusing on using holistic preventative and creative supportive therapeutic interventions to assist the healing of current medical conditions, she also provides the best possible “cellular building blocks” to reach and promote good health.
She supports your body by assisting its complex and remarkable ability to self- heal thereby preventing the onset of disease.
Dr Laskery is running a course on the 30th and 31st of January, details are in the events section as well as on her business listing page.
Media Crazy is a photographic and video production company that offer services for small business' in and around Cape Town. Some of their clients include Cell C, Telkom, Khayelitsha Cookies and Butlers Pizza.
Read more about Media Crazy, their offerings and rates.
updated businesses
Carte Blanche greeting cards Dinner is Done Rev Print
Upcoming Events
Integrative Creative Wellness Course Friends of Harfield Parks
The date has been set for the 2016 Harfield Village Carnival! For more information, what to expect at the carnival and to see pictures from past carnivals click here. Interested to know which stalls are at this years’ Carnival? Want to get involved? Look at the official Harfield Village Carnival Facebook page.
U-turn Homeless Ministries is a Christian Non-Profit organisation founded in 1997. They believe that the world will be a better place for everyone, if homeless people are assisted to become WHOLE again! Wholeness, not merely in financial or physical ways, but also in relations, spiritual and self-esteem. This is possible with the right help and support. They know that this is an ambitious task and that it cannot be achieved on its own and for that reason, they cherish, cultivate and actively pursue effective partnerships.
In a thriving society, everyone should be able to work and be meaningful. The U-turn Life change programme is overseen by Occupational Therapists and are designed to inculcate a healthy work ethic, furnish modern job skills and give 12 – 18 months of real work experience.
Bring all these values together, their motto rings forth: WORKING TOGETHER TO BRING WHOLENESS TO THE HOMELESS.
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Have a look at the latest properties SOLD by Lew Norgarb and the Norgab Properties Team and look at what properties they have FOR SALE.
House in Claremont - R 1 850 000
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If you would like to know what your property is worth or are thinking of selling please feel free to contact us for a free valuation with no obligations at all.
Office Tel: 021 674 1120
Lew Norgarb: Harfield Village - 082 894 1004 or
Lyn Staples: Kenilworth/ Claremont Village - 082 846 0739 or
Andre Ter Morshuizen: Claremont/ Lynfrae - 082 602 1367 or
What would you like to see in the newsletter? Please let us know, we love receiving your feedback as we want this newsletter to be a true reflection of the community who lives in and around Harfield Village.
Have a great month!
Best regards
The Harfield Village Team
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