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If you missed out on the latest newsletters you can see them all here.
We hope that while keeping warm you are still enjoying the great outdoors exploring our beautiful city and the surrounding areas. This month's newsletter is filled with great articles from our regular contributors, four prizes with a total value of R1285, local news, including the thumbs up for fibre coming to Harfield residents, fantastic specials, new and updated business listings as well as properties for sale from Norgarb Properties our sponsors.
FAT HARRY'S NOT CLOSING ONLY REVAMPING
Fat Harry's will close on the 31st of July for renovations and will re-open again in mid-August. After the renovations, they will be relaunching a 'new look' restaurant and look forward to welcoming all patrons back.
Specialising in Burgers, Beer, Ribs and Wings they hope that the village will love the new and improved Fat Harry's.
OGGI LAUNCHES A NEW RANGE OF RUNNING TIGHTS
Oggi Activewear, the local dance, yoga and activewear manufacturers are launching a new line in the coming weeks. Keep a look-out for this exciting addition to their active range.
YAY FOR FIBRE TO HARFIELD VILLAGE!!
Update on fibre in Harfield Village:
Both Octotel and Vumatel will be installing fibre infrastructure to Harfield Village! Octotel have indicated that trenching will commence in September, if no complications arise. Vumatel have not yet provided dates but would like to have installed all by the end of the year.
To show interest, please sing up on both their websites.
Norgarbs Competition Winners
CONGRATULATIONS
To our lucky winners of the June Newsletter Competition sponsored by Norgarb Properties. Sally Clements of Claremont receives a R250.00 store voucher from Oggi Activewear, and Jonathan Theunissen from Harfield Village who receives a voucher for two lunch time specials valued at R120 from Zapata Mexican Restaurant.
Oggi Activewear Zapata Mexican Food Revolution
WIN A MEAL FOR 2 AT FAT HARRY'S
Enter our monthly competition for your chance to win a meal for 2 valued at R500 from the new and improved Fat Harry's once they re-open in mid-August.
The new focused menu of Fat Harry's favourites will include delicious gourmet Burgers, Beer, Ribs and Wings.
WIN A FREE EYE TEST
Spectacle Warehouse is an optical store offering eye care and eye wear requirements. They also provide an optometric eye care service which includes comprehensive visual assessments by registered optometrists. They are giving away a free eye test to the value of R365.00.
* Voucher can be redeemed any day of the week, excluding Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Please book your appointment in advance.
WIN A 60 MIN PEDICURE
Jomi Strauss of Ambiente Skin and Body is a qualified beauty therapist with a passion for beauty. Jomi offers a high level of professionalism and a very loyal and established client base that is a testament to the quality of her work.
This month Jomi is offering one lucky winner a 60 Minute Pedicure valued at R220.00.
Jomi is contactable on 0844189570
*See further down for their specials
WIN A R200 MEAL VOUCHER
Da Vinci's on 2nd, have now added a world of HANDCRAFTED BURGERS to their already fantastic menu which includes banting meal options.
It is no wonder that they are the Top restaurant in the Village - as voted for by our readers earlier this year.
This month they are giving away a Meal Voucher valued at R200.00.
*See further down for their specials
ENTER COMPETITIONS HERE
Please note that the draw takes place on the 11th August 2017.
Winners will be announced via email as well as on our Facebook page and mentioned again in our next newsletter.
Good Luck!
feature articles
THE AGEING DOG
We all know how quickly time flies. One minute you are cleaning up after your new puppy and the next, you realise your 'puppy' is old and seems reluctant to get out of bed in the morning!
Each life stage brings new joy and new challenges. This month Kenilworth Vet explore some of the changes your dog faces as it ages and what we can do to ensure we have a happy and healthy hound. Read the full story here.
TENNANTS RESPONSIBILITIES
If you are a tenant and renting a property with a swimming pool and/or garden, remember that you are liable for its maintenance and upkeep. You also need to ensure that everyone on the property adheres to the current water restrictions. This is your responsibility. Any fines for non-compliance will be for your account. STBB Claremont looks at this particular situation in more detail in their latest article. Click here to be in the know.
BUILD UP YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
Winter is upon us! This means that colds and flu are abounding. Keeping your immune system healthy and strong is the only way for keeping the bugs at bay. Poor diet is the number one reason we become susceptible to illness. We should therefore, make it our goal to ensure we receive the correct amount of nutrients from our diet.
Kim Hofmann looks at the foods needed to load up on to boost the immune system and get the best nutritional effect. Read her story here.
LYN STAPLES SHARES A VERY SPECIAL RECIPE
This month Lyn Staples the Norgarb Agent, with the winning recipe, shares a truly special recipe with us. It is from a lady whose home she sold. A lovely story and a great recipe indeed.
ARO MANDELA DAY FEEDBACK
Animal Rescue Organisation celebrated Mandela Day 2017 by offering free sterilisation and vaccinations to 67 furry patients. The day proved to be very successful as they were extremely busy. They wish to thank the volunteers who assisted in cleaning up horse poop; putting up shade cloth where needed and sorting out our very messy stationery room. They are also most grateful for all the financial donations received for their Mandela Day goody bags. They were able to hand out these goody bags to both the dogs and cats when they were discharged.
Some of the little dogs also received lovely hand-made jackets from one of the donors.
The highlight of the day was the release of another 5 battery hens into our beautiful new enclosure, received from a nearby farm. They now enjoy their days foraging for food and relaxing in the sun.
Thanks again to all the donors. Should you wish to donate or need more information about Animal Rescue Organisation, please contact Tamsyn on 0824117922 or tamsyn@ripsold.co.za.
SLEEP! COULDN'T WE DO WITH MORE?
Study after study reveals: for good health and prevention of disease, you HAVE to get a good night's sleep on a regular basis. Every person is different but it is estimated that 7-9 hours of sleep with minimal interruptions is best.
Sleep can improve your mental performance, mood, immune function, metabolism, and blood pressure. It can abate heart disease, stroke, cancer, dementia, etc, etc. Sleep is a vital part of your body's repair processes.
Dr Murray McDonald from the Claremont Chiropractic Health Centre, shares some easy steps to getting more sleep! Click here for the story.
PLASTIC FREE PLANET
Plastic cups. Plastic bags. Plastic toys. Plastic utensils. Plastic bottles. Plastic – there is just no getting away from it. One of the world’s most functional substances has turned into one of the world's biggest pollutants, and the devastation it's causing is drastic.
Andre Ter Moshuizen of Norgarb Properties shares some easy alternatives to plastic. Read the full story here.
BUILD UP YOUR OWN PROPERTY RENTAL BUSINESS:
Building up a rental “book” is a great way to increase the cash flow in a real estate business. Unfortunately many owners and principals don’t really know the intricacies on how to win more rental management contracts from landlords.This month Anne-Marie Bamber from BetterLife shares six ways in which you can become a landlord and property mogul.
Dr Samantha Brooks - Neuroscientist
CHANGING HABITS TO SAVE WATER
With the water supply in Cape Town at a record low, we should look and learn. From a neuroscience perspective, we can use our flexible brains to adapt and change our habits! Before we reach our last drop. Read her article here.
Click to read all previous articles by Dr Samantha J. Brooks Ph.D.
new businesses listed
GETWINE
GETWINE is a South African Wine Portal which allows you to purchase superb South African wine online at reduced prices and have it delivered to your door.
While they specialise in unlabelled wines, they also supply a range of labelled wines. They have regular specials and promotions, so look at their website. They are committed to giving you the best service and endeavour to make your online experience a truly memorable one.
Genius Within
Helps individuals and organisations find creative solutions and outcomes to whatever ails them, whether it is:
- Finding more time in a day, and getting the things done that you never get time for
- Doubling your Profits (or more)
- Relieving Stress
- Help sort out Staff Issues
- Finding your gift for true purpose and meaning in life
CJ L'HOSTE | CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Provides individual psychotherapy for adults, young adults, and older adolescents from a private practice in Lynfrae/Claremont.
Her areas of interest include diagnosable disorders like anxiety or depression, functional neurological disorders, women’s well-being, narcissism, relational trauma, codependency, attachment difficulties, difficulties specific particular to young adults, personal growth and peri and post natal mental health (Moms and babies).

updated businesses
You can review listed businesses that you have interacted with on our website. Simply go to the business listing and click the 'submit review' button.
GREAT WORK FROM CHRIS
"Big thank you to Chirs for his great work on our trees in Harfield and always being ready to help out with trimming of our community trees."
BEGINNERS DRESSMAKING COURSE
10% Discount for the 13-week Beginners & Beyond Dressmaking Course *
Discounts available on Singer Sewing Machines if a sewing school student wants to purchase a sewing machine*
*T's & C's apply. See more here.
DA VINCIS WEEKLY SPECIALS
MONDAY: Kids Eat Free t's & c's
TUESDAY: Order any Large Pizza and pay the price of a Standard Pizza
WEDNESDAY: Order any Burger for R70
WOMEN'S MONTH PROMOTIONS
This August, Ambiente Skin and Body will be running various promotions in celebration of Women's Month so visit their Facebook page so that you don't miss out.
Upcoming Events
If you are running an event in the area for your business or organisation why not share the details with us so that we can share them on our website, in our next newsletter and/or on our Facebook page.
Please send the necessary information to admin@harfield-village.co.za
GARDENER, HOUSE KEEPER AND WAITRON
This skilled young man (25), hails from Malawi and is looking for employment.
John Chimweyo, is an honest, hard-working young man and has contactable references.
If anyone has a position for John please contact him on 081 069 3494.
Should you wish to contact his references please email admin@harfield-village.co.za.
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Office Tel: 021 674 1120
Lew Norgarb: Harfield Village - 082 894 1004 or info@norgarb.co.za
Lyn Staples: Kenilworth/ Claremont Village - 082 846 0739 or lyn@norgarb.co.za
Andre Ter Morshuizen: Claremont/ Lynfrae - 082 602 1367 or andre@norgarb.co.za
Jeanette Kroon: Wynberg - 082 370 7797 - jeanette@norgarb.co.za
Have a wonderful month!
A special day to remember is:
9th August - National Women's Day
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