For those feeling a bit of fatigue, we’ve rounded up a newsletter of prizes and inspiration to keep the winter blues at bay. 
 
Some highlights include interesting articles, upcoming events and updated businesses as well as a chance to win one of these fantastic prizes available from our generous sponsors. Not forgetting the beautiful properties for sale by Norgarb Properties
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FIDELITY ADT OFFICERS SHOT
 
Norgarb Properties and Harfield Village Online are deeply shocked and saddened by the events in which two Fidelity ADT armed response officers were attacked (on Saturday, 23 July 2022).
 
One officer sustained fatal injuries when he was attacked in Upper Claremont, while a fellow officer is making a good recovery after he was also attacked that night in Harfield Village. 
We join our fellow residents in extending our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and colleagues of the officer who died while protecting us. We wish his colleague a speedy recovery.
 
If you have any information that can help in the police investigation into these two heinous attacks, we ask that you contact Claremont SAPS.
 
Police are investigating cases of murder, attempted murder, and robbery. 
Witnesses to either of the incidents are asked to please contact Detective WO Witbooi on 079 894 0144 or Detective WO Tukawyo on 079 894 1564.
DONATIONS FOR FIDELITY ADT OFFICERS
 
The HVCID has set up a BackaBuddy crowdfunding campaign, to collect funds in the form of donations for both of the Fidelity ADT officers who were shot so as to assist both families during this difficult time.
 
These Fidelity ADT officers patrol our streets day and night to keep us safe, so we urge you to please make a donation if you can, every little bit will help. 
 
The Back a Buddy Campaign will close on Sunday 7 August 2022. But the HVCID account will still take donations after Sunday. Find out more here.
Competition Winners
Norgarb Properties congratulates our JULY 2022 winners; they are:
 

– Richard Laubscher from Claremont receives a free eye test to the value of R480 from Spectacle Warehouse.

– Martin Klopper from Harfield Village receives 3 Trial Lessons to the value of R540 from Make Musical Melodies with Eily

Monthly Competition

WIN AN EYE TEST VALUED AT R480

Once again, we thank Spectacle Warehouse for offering a prize to one lucky winner – An eye test valued at R480! 

Spectacle Warehouse is an optical store providing eye care and eye-wear essentials.

* Vouchers can be redeemed any day of the week, excluding Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Please book your appointment in advance.

The draw takes place on 18 August 2022.
 
Should you experience any problem by clicking the button above, please click here: https://harfield-village.us11.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=20dbf746e17e4a12ee7f46250&id=827302a110
 
Winners will be announced via email as well as on our Facebook page and mentioned again in our next newsletter.
 
Good Luck!
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Feature Articles
TO CLAIM OR NOT TO CLAIM – HOME OFFICE EXPENSES
 
The way we work has changed significantly since the start of the COVID -19 pandemic, with many companies adopting hybrid working models.
 
You may have been enticed to work from home and may still be doing so thereby incurring additional expenses for your home office. STBB explains more, here.
What questions do you have for STBB?
AUGUST’22 IN THE GARDEN
 
We’ve had some pristine Winter days as well as some rain. It seems as if Winter is still to get colder with more rain in August.
 
For those keen on planting at the moment, the plant list expands into August. 
 
Patchwork shares the plant list, here.
ARO ANNUAL LUNCHEON
 
The annual ARO Luncheon will be held at The Wild Fig restaurant in Mowbray on 9th September 2022.
 
Smile FM’s Lindy Lehto will be our MC along with guest speaker Claire Taylor, Interactive Exhibits and Marine Animal Welfare Specialist from the Two Oceans Aquarium.
Tickets are R600 per person and include a 3 course vegetarian meal and wine sponsored by Lanzerac.
 
Contact Lindsey to book your tickets – lindsey@animalrescue.org.za.
HOUSING MARKET REMAINS STRONG AS INTEREST RATE RISES
 
Whilst homeowners should brace themselves for a possible interest rate hike this week, the property market is still in far better shape than it was in 2008 when the property bubble burst and house prices plummeted, says Carl Coetzee, CEO of BetterBond.
 
WHEN IT COMES TO YOUR SAFETY, SMALL THINGS CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE
 
The recently released crime statistics portrays a very dismal picture. When Police Minister Bheki Cele addressed parliament, he read out a list of various violent crime categories which had increased dramatically.
 
Fidleity ADT explains more, here.
CELEBRATING WOMEN AT OGGI
 
At Oggi we always celebrate women! However, on official Women’s day, 9th August, we will be giving each one of our shoppers a beautiful flower.
 
Moms, if you are preparing for Ballet exams coming up, we have a selection of leotards, wraps, tights, ballet shoes and hair accessories for all the aspirant dancers.  Do come in and have a look at our wonderful selection.
 
Updated Businesses
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15% DISCOUNT ON UPGRADES AND ADDITIONS 
 
We have the upper-hand when it comes to security –  and for this reason we’re offering you a great special!  
 
Simply email candiceh@fidelity-services.com or call 021 712 2900 to receive 15% off all alarm upgrades and additions.
15% DISCOUNT FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST
 
The Framer is offering a 15% framing discount for August!
 
Use quote promo code WINTERISOVER when bringing in your framing.
 
Discount only valid from 1 – 31 August 2022. 
Upcoming Events
PAPA PAUL’S HALLOWEEN PARTY OCTOBER 2022
 
This fun, fundraising event is brought to you by the Rotary & Rotaract Clubs of Claremont.
 
This is the second time that the Papa Paul’s Halloween Party will be presented at Marsh Memorial Home in Rondebosch.
 
The event happens on the 29 & 30 October 2022. Each time slot lasts 2 hours and we have 3 time slots each day.
 
Upcoming Events Cape Town
 
 
21 & 28 August: Cape Town
 
4 – 7 August: Cape Town
 
3 – 7 August: Wynberg
 
11 August: Claremont
For the Kids
 
 
4 August: Hermanus
 
19 July – 14 August: Strand, Cape Town
 
10 – 20 August: Baxter Theatre
 
1 – 31 August: Observatory
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Out of Town
 
 
5 & 6 August: Stellenbosch
 
7 August: Stellenbosch
 
26 August: Stellenbosch
 
3 June – 2 October: Franschhoek
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THE FRAMER HAS MOVED
 
Your favourite framing shop, The Framer, has moved 3 shops over to a bigger and brighter shop located at 87 Imam Haron Road, next to the pet shop!
 
They now also sell greetings cards, maps, and artwork by artists from Harfield & Claremont. 

They have painted the building bright yellow, so you can’t miss it! Please pay a visit to the new shop for all your framing needs. 
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HOW HOME AUTOMATION CAN IMPACT PROPERTY VALUE
 
Home automation systems allow you to control areas of your home remotely, from lighting and heating to security cameras around the property and even individual appliances.

Norgarb Properties shares why automation features should be on your list of things to do when you want to increase your property’s value. Read more here.

Have a look at the latest properties Lew Norgarb and the Norgarb Properties Team have on their books. 

 
Sunny, Spacious Flat In Small Block
 
R1 495 000
 
The Size Will Surprise
 
R3 330 000
 
Pretty As A Picture
 
R2 195 000
 
Light, Bright And Spacious
 
R2 700 000
 
Perfect Position
 
R1 995 000
 
Quality Finishes In Sought After Complex
 
R2 695 000
 
Classic Character Cottage
 
R3 100 000
 
Secure Warm Sunny & Cheerful Townhouse With Mountain Views
 
R2 195 000
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 / 082 297 2970
Lew NorgarbHarfield Village – 082 894 1004 or info@norgarb.co.za
Lyn StaplesKenilworth/ Claremont Village – 082 846 0739 or lyn@norgarb.co.za
Andre Ter MorshuizenClaremont/ Lynfrae/ Plumstead – 082 602 1367 or andre@norgarb.co.za
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
 
1 – 31 Aug: National Organ Donor Awareness Month
9 Aug: Women’s Day

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