Love My Hood Cleans Up!

Well done guys! Love My Hood Plumstead had a very successful clean up today!

We had four members participate. This was good, but we hope our next clean-up will see more people come out and lend a hand.

Look at the amazing job four people were able to accomplish, no telling what we could do as a community and fortunately Plumstead has so many community orientated people solving problems taking action not just moaning and groaning.

It’s great fun and a good way to meet others. It feels good and there is an immediate advantage to all, so join us and let’s continue to work together in the future!

Interested in joining us next time or want to know more?

Contact John Gentz

Growing Fynbos at Home

Growing Fynbos at Home

Why not make your garden more friendly to the birds and the bee’s?

There are over 9 000 species of fynbos, leaving gardeners spoilt for choice. These shrub-like plants are hardy and drought-tolerant and, although endemic to the Cape, can be grown in other parts of the country too. In winter-rainfall areas, it’s best to establish fynbos plants during the cooler, wetter autumn and early winter months to prepare them for the dry summer. In summer-rainfall areas, it’s best to plant them in early spring when periods of frost have passed, but the weather is still cool.

https://www.stodels.com/growing-fynbos/

Loving the Hood is Garbage!

Loving the Hood is Garbage!

In Honour of Valentine’s Day and the love of the Plumstead community, I challenge anyone seeing this to go out in the community and #fillabag 🙂

Show love to your Body by getting out there or love to your family by spending time with them while taking a walk! Please take a photo of yourself with your rubbish and show all of Cape Town and South Africa that ‘We Love Our Hood!’

Things To Do in Plumstead

Things To Do in Plumstead

The leading venues’ website https://www.sa-venues.com/ has a list of things to do in most areas around the country, and we were wondering what you as a Plumstead resident think is missing. If you have a suggestion send it to John Gentz who will do his best to get it added!

These are the seven Things To Do that are currently featured:

RUGBY WORLD CUP 2021 AIMS TO SET NEW MATCH ATTENDANCE RECORD AS MATCH SCHEDULE IS CONFIRMED

RUGBY WORLD CUP 2021 AIMS TO SET NEW MATCH ATTENDANCE RECORD AS MATCH SCHEDULE IS CONFIRMED

Rugby World Cup 2021 aims to break the record for attendance at a women’s Rugby World Cup tournament, which is expected to be boosted by some mouth-watering matches, including hosts and reigning champions New Zealand against Australia at Eden Park on the opening day on 18 September, capping an exciting triple bill of matches at the iconic stadium.

Source: https://www.rugbyworldcup.com/2021/matches

Ward councillors in the greater Constantia area have outlined their plans for 2021.

Ward councillors in the greater Constantia area have outlined their plans for 2021.

Halfway through the City’s financial year, some still have hefty portions of their R1million ward budgets unspent.

Ward 62 councillor Liz Brunette says she worked through recess and spent the past weekend informing the community about a burst water pipe in the Alphen greenbelt and responding to emails from residents.

Her ward projects include the upgrade of roads, a literacy programme, improvements to parks, CCTV cameras, maintenance on the Constantia greenbelts, a holiday programme for children living at Gabriel Estate in Plumstead and a law enforcement officer for Wynberg.

Wynberg Mayoral Urban Regeneration Programme (MURP) projects up for completion this financial year include a bullnose on the corner of Egham Road and Lower Church Street to funnel vehicles into Egham and Wetton roads; and setting up food trucks on outside Maynardville Park.

Ms Brunette said the Wynberg Improvement District’s installation of CCTV cameras had led to arrests.

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Fruits and veggies to plant in your Cape garden this summer

Fruits and veggies to plant in your Cape garden this summer

Growing your own fruits, vegetables and herbs can be one of the most rewarding tasks. While it may seem like a challenge, anyone can become a gardener with some forward planning and TLC.

What you can grow is highly dependent on the time of year, the type of soil you have, and the space in your garden.

Planning a garden in the Cape can be tricky because of our weather patterns and soil quality. Here are a few veggies that grow well in the summer months to get your garden started.

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Curated local news: Source
https://www.capetownetc.com/cape-town/fruits-and-veggies-to-plant-in-your-garden-this-summer/

Talk to John Gentz about your property needs in Plumstead

#HelloLocal

#HelloLocal

Chas Everitt’s Cape Town South franchise has launched a marketing campaign for Spring 2020, called #HelloLocal – Back to Business as a response to the negative impact that Covid-19 has had on local businesses.

 #HelloLocal is an innovative promotion to assist local business at this challenging time. We have reimagined a local business directory :
see www.HelloLocal.co.za or the link in the navigation bar for this site.

Sample Directory Results Page – Click to view

#HelloLocal provides your business or organisation with;
A Google optimised directory listing, with a direct messaging to you from those interested in your product /service.
It also includes a ‘QR code’ to promote your listing, as well as mapping of your business location, a Coupon/Voucher facility, a Reviews feature and more.

This #HelloLocal promotion also includes the marketing at a local level of all listings on local area social media.  

Follow these easy steps;

1) Go to JOIN on www.HelloLocal.co.za
2) Select the Sponsored Plan account.
3) Create your account (adding your contact info, logo etc).
5) We will activate the Premium Plan benefits to your account *

(* you do need to let John Gentz or Franlize Fourie know as they are sponsoring this upgrade and need to authorise it)

You can do so easily by clicking here to send them a message!

Meals on Wheels Plumstead Update

Thank you to all the Volunteers for being part of our journey- you all very special to us!

Mandela week 13 – 18 July 2020

Plumstead Meals on Wheels distributed
Cooked meals – 1425
Grocery parcels – 27
Bread – 50
From Muizenberg to Claremont

Thanks to Rainbow Chicken for sponsoring the Chicken to all the western cape branches so we could do 1million meals

I am asking on behalf of MOW Plumstead Please help us feed our Elderly
Every R15 buy a meal
MOW Plumstead
ABSA
4050917055

Contact us :
0769990702 / 021-7612443
plumstead@mealsonwheelswc.org.za
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Meals-on-Wheels-106331250824433/