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Hartbeespoort’s sewage problems feature prominently in Carte Blanche Covid-19 programme

Hartbeespoort and its continuous sewage spills featured prominently in a Carte Blanche programme on Sunday. Carte Blache investigated the possibility that Covid-19 hotspots may...

Hartbeespoort now has 7 Covid-19 cases, Brits has 6

The North West Health Department announced on Saturday, 2 May, that three more cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Hartbeespoort, and two more...

Hartbeespoort couple arrested for illegal sale of pre-paid electricity

A Hartbeespoort couple was arrested in their home in a security estate on Friday, 24 April, for illegally selling Eskom pre-paid vouchers. "The arrest took...

WATCH: Stunning views from the Hartbeespoort Cableway

For now, leaving your house to travel is not possible, but as you sit in the comfort of your home, you don't have to...

“There is nothing stronger than the heart of a volunteer”

These words from the acclaimed movie Pearl Harbour, were the inspiration for a touching video by Hartiwood filmmaker Paul Kruger to pay tribute to...

Barend’s ‘baby Land Rover’ will drive out of lockdown

For many the current lockdown means finally having the time to complete a long-neglected project. For Barend Craven of Kalkheuwel this project entails a...

Watch: Miss Hartbeespoort models share their lockdown experiences

We asked our models to share some of their Covid19 lockdown experiences with us, and to tell us why Hartbeespoort is special to them. https://youtu.be/DPGcwrm2osw

Sophia’s Dam

Hendrik Jacobus Schoeman came to Hartbeespoort in 1868. He acquired a farm along the Crocodile River and called it Schoemansrust. He built his house...

The engineer who saved the Dam

by Willie Meyer – from his book “Magaliesberg Kaleidoscope” The construction of Hartbeespoort Dam was one engineering project envisaged for many years but was so fraught with...

Building Hartbeespoort Dam – The Dutchman who wouldn’t budge

by Willie Meyer – from his book “Magaliesberg Kaleidoscope” Large bodies of water like Hartbeespoort Dam have an aura of timelessness as if they have always been...
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Police save life of woman trying to jump off Hartbeespoort Dam wall

Members of the Hartbeespoort police saved the life of a woman (31) who wanted to commit suicide on the Hartbeespoort Dam wall on Monday morning, 30 November.

People more at risk to contract measles than ever before, believes WHO

The World Health Organisation says Covid-19 has resulted in dangerous declines in immunisation coverage, leading to increased risk of measles outbreaks. According to figures recently...

Mother, son assaulted, tied to trees during Brits farm attack

woman (50) and her son (20) were held at knifepoint and assaulted for over an hour on their farm outside Brits on Saturday, before robbers forced them into the bush and tied them to tree stumps.

Where have all the Black Friday shoppers gone?

Black Friday is usually a buzzing day with shopping centres filled to the brim with bargain hunters and empty shops, but Black Friday in Hartbeespoort in 2020 is proving to be quite the opposite.