Streaming issues? Report here
Just the Hits generic 2 CapeTalk Just the Hits generic 2 CapeTalk
Just the Hits with Abongile Nzelenzele
11:00 - 15:00
volume_up
volume_mute

Up Next: Just the Hits
See full line-up
Just the Hits with Abongile Nzelenzele
11:00 - 15:00
Home
arrow_forward
Lifestyle

Blouberg residents object to cell phone mast erected at nearby school

23 April 2018 10:13 AM
Tags:
Call Phone Mast

Residents have expressed concerns over radiation exposure from the structure that could pose a threat to the health of learners.

Blouberg residents have expressed concerns over a cell phone mast that was erected on the Blouberg Ridge Primary School’s premises without their consent.

They're worried the radiation from the structure could pose a threat to the health of learners and the surrounding community.

Chairperson at Greater Table View Action Forum, Karen Davis says the residents were not contacted about the erection of this particular mast and there was no public participation.

Parents were apparently informed by the school that a structure would be erected, but no details were given.

The school should've made sure that everybody was on board with this and that they understood all the pros and cons involved. If more people were armed with information, it would've made a big difference.

Karen Davis, Chairperson at Greater Table View Action Forum

Managing director at AlphaWave Group, Marnus Van Wyk explained some of the regulations which need to be adhered to when masts are erected in the community.

We asses installations in terms of international guidelines... if the mast is installed correctly it would be a 100 times below the guidelines.

Marnus Van Wyk, Managing director at AlphaWave Group

The consensus of many leading bodies that look at these guidelines is that they are sufficient to protect us against any possible negative side effects.

Marnus Van Wyk, Managing director at AlphaWave Group

To hear the rest of the interview, listen below:


23 April 2018 10:13 AM
Tags:
Call Phone Mast

More from Lifestyle

middle-aged-white-man-reading-book-knowledge-education-novel-literature-123rf

John Maytham's Weekly Book Review: 07 August 2020

7 August 2020 4:48 PM

CapeTalk host John Maytham shares his top book picks for the week.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

olympic-champ-ledecky-gotmilkchallenge-video-screengrabpng

[WATCH] Olympian swims while balancing glass of chocolate milk on her head

7 August 2020 10:34 AM

American Olympic champ Katy Ledecky joined the #gotmilkchallenge and it was a lot of fun. She didn't spill a drop.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

table-mountain-lit-red-lightsared-campaign-twitterjpg

[PICS & VIDS] Mother City spotlights plight of live events industry #lightSARed

6 August 2020 11:12 AM

The industry has been hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown and it does not look like the end is in sight anytime soon.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

car insurance short-term cover 123rfbusiness 123rflifestyle 123rf

Why it's a bad idea to ditch or downgrade your car insurance to save on costs

5 August 2020 8:21 PM

Involved in an accident you didn't cause? Third party claims don't pay out much. Wendy Knowler shares one driver's horror story.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

African-bush-elephant-safari-drive-tourism-Kruger-National-Park-Sanparks-123rf

Overnight accommodation to gradually reopen from 14 August, says SANParks

5 August 2020 3:25 PM

SANParks says national parks will reopen for overnight stays from next week Friday onwards.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Red wine white woman female funny reaction 123rf 123rflifestyle

Alcohol industry 'optimistic' that sales prohibition will soon be lifted

5 August 2020 1:15 PM

"If allowed to trade, we can’t be on the edge of our seats every time that the President is about to speak," pleads Kurt Moore.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Samsung  Galaxy S6 Edge smartphone 123rf 123rfbusiness

Get cash for your old Samsung, iPhone. Flip Phone collects, pays out instantly

5 August 2020 11:59 AM

You can also buy inexpensive, certified pre-owned phones. Kieno Kammies talks to Flip Phone founder Conor Copas.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

Beer draught lager craft 123rf 123rflifestyle 123rfbusiness

Easy steps to making craft beer quickly, safely and legally at home

5 August 2020 8:58 AM

Breweries in SA can't sell beer but they can sell wort, a key part of the normal beer-making process. Here's how it works.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

nike-adpng

[WATCH] Why Nike's new tv advert is 'absolutely extraordinary'

4 August 2020 8:09 PM

Nike's hit the mark, again, with its latest tv ad campaign. Branding expert Andy Rice awards it this week's hero's rating.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward

black-family-house-for-sale-sold-property-household-investment-bond-rent-123rf

Digital mortgage originator Mortgage Me ensures you get the lowest interest rate

4 August 2020 12:59 PM

Everything is done electronically – you never have to leave your home, says Mortgage Me’s Andrea Tucker.

Share this:
Read More arrow_forward