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Liesbeek in flood

The Liesebeek burst its banks next to the River Club on Sunday 8 July 2012. This panorama was taken of the river about to burst its banks before the bridge – you can see all the cars parked along the … Continue reading

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Happenings on the Liesbeek

This picture was taken by Hans Ulrich, a waiter at The Wild Fig Restaurant, on the evening of 1 July 2012 at 20h11. Three fire tenders brought the blaze under control in short time. What started it is unclear, but … Continue reading

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AGM 2012

Dear Friends a reminder of our AGM Please diarise the following important event: ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Tuesday 5th June 2012 at 5.30 for 6.00pm in the Environment Centre at Valkenberg There will be a presentation :- THE LIESBEEK : GROWING … Continue reading

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Friends keep Liesbeeck River pretty for 20 years

This article was presented in the Tatler on 3 November – download the original pdf here (2MB). TATLER.pg4_3_nov_2011 – Southern Suburbs Tatler, Cape Community Newspapers, Independent Newspapers (Cape) A group of individuals 20 years ago changed the course of the … Continue reading

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Friends Group Workshop

A warm invitation to attend our FRIENDS GROUP WORKSHOP: Saturday 12 November, 10h00 – 13h00 The Friends of the Liesbeek will be leading our November Friends Group Workshop in celebration of their 20th anniversary!   This ‘workshop with a difference’ will … Continue reading

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26th Annual International Coastal Cleanup Saturday

Friends of the Liesbeek joined staff from the Plastics Federation in cleaning a stretch of beach outside the Lagoon Beach Hotel in Milnerton. Chester and Clemecia from Nature Conservation joined me as we did our little bit to help clean … Continue reading

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Pelican

Recently I filmed, rather poorly I am afraid, a trio of pelicans on the Liesbeek. While not exactly an uncommon occurrence it is neither that common either. I drive down Liesbeek Avenue at least twice a day and I have … Continue reading

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Peninsula Paddle Video

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Winter 2011 Newsletter

Our Winter 2011 newsletter is now available for download. Download Winter 2011 Newsletter

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