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NPO plans around need

2015-07-28 13:58

“I am because we are and we are because I am”. This is the vision of Ubuntu4all, a non-profit organisation (NPO) based in Hout Bay which facilitates and creates social, remedial and community-based...

Sewage pipes relined

2015-07-28 13:58

In a bid to reduce harmful bacteria spilling onto Fish Hoek beach, sewage pipes in Fish Hoek are being relined. Sewage leaks or the incorrect disposal of organic waste creates E. coli bacteria, which...

Stabilisation unit let loose

2015-07-28 15:41

A specialised unit of 90 trained law enforcement officials have been let loose on the Cape Flats.

Lane closure for safety

2015-07-28 16:31

Residents living around Moosa Walk are overjoyed that the lane, which has caused the community grief, will be closed. This comes after residents have requested “for years” to have the lane closed due...

City is heaven and hell for rooikat

2015-07-28 13:56

As urban sprawl seeps across the Cape Peninsula, it brings with it an increasing loss of biodiversity.

Car thieves prefer the old standards

2015-07-28 14:18

The Diep River police have reported that 18 vehicles were stolen this month, while property and contact crimes have decreased. This was revealed at a joint meeting between the police, Plumstead...

Jesus’ life set in today’s Cape Town

2015-07-28 14:20

Community theatre company Legend Productions will stage the gospel musical The witness with a modern twist at the Galloway Theatre from Friday 7 to Saturday 22 August. The witness is a narrated...

Children’s home almost real

2015-07-28 14:20

Seven years after buying property on which to build a home for intellectually challenged children, construction has started on Anchors Away Village. The home is the dream of Fran Spencer Smith, the...

Out and about

2015-07-28 14:20

Friday 7 August V Kensington: Punchlines Comedy is hosting a fundraiser for St. Lukes at Zouké, 170 Bunney Street at 20:30. Tickets cost R50 if pre-sold, R60 at the door. Saturday 15 August V...

Stolen goods of R40 000 recovered

2015-07-28 13:58

During a police raid in Diep River a wanted suspect was arrested and stolen goods worth R40?000 recovered. A joint operation between the Diep River police, a neighbourhood watch and two security...

Sunday promises talent of many

2015-07-28 13:56

Bridgetown Theatre Company (BTC) will be hosting its annual talent showcase at the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone on Sunday at 15:00. The two-hour show will offer an afternoon of comedy, drama,...

Two men killed within a day

2015-07-28 13:57

Two men have been killed in less than 24 hours in Lentegeur. The Lentegeur police responded to a shooting incident in Sunflower Street on Monday last week after 14:00, says police spokesperson...

Salute to local music icons

2015-07-28 13:55

Local maestro Camillo Lombard and veteran actor and director Basil Appollis have teamed up to celebrate the music of a few of Cape Town’s legendary musicians.


Clamp down on burglaries

2015-07-28 15:38

A breakthrough has been made by the Sea Point police in a spate of house burglaries and three people were arrested last week. The suspects were linked to two cases of house break-ins. This month has...

Walkers swerve for cars

2015-07-28 13:58

Despite traffic calming measures, in the form of painted yield signage and a pedestrian crossing, residents in Retreat claim motorists have not reduced their speeds when driving down Military Road....

New sign welcome

2015-07-28 15:40

A feeling of home has returned to the 7de Laan informal settlement in Strandfontein with the erection of a new welcome sign on Sunday.

Clean up for Madiba

2015-07-28 13:56

Steenberg residents cleaned up litter for 67 minutes in Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve for Mandela Day. With black bags in hand, young and old made their way around the Reserve to pick up every...

3 thieves nabbed in the blink of camera

2015-07-28 13:56

The Sea Point City Improvement District (SPCID) licence plate recognition (LPR) cameras have led to the arrest of three alleged remote jammers. The arrests follow an incident on Monday last week when...

Cobras give a hand for Madiba Day

2015-07-28 13:55

In support of Mandela Day the Cape Cobras, Western Province Cricket Association (WPCA) and Shoprite South Africa handed out 67 blankets, 250 cups of vegetable soup and bread to needy and homeless...

Eyes will be on us soon

2015-07-28 14:20

Residents of Pinelands are a step closer to a safer community as they are about to have cameras monitoring the area every day, all day. The first phase of the project to install CCTV cameras is being...

Man shot in leg at his home

2015-07-28 14:20

A Retreat resident sustained a gunshot wound to his leg when he was visited at home by a group of men. The shooting occurred on Peter Charles Street on Wednesday last week at about 20:30. According to...

When will houses come?

2015-07-28 15:35

Angry Heideveld community members have expressed their disgust at what they say is a further delay in their proposed housing allocation by the City of Cape Town. Beneficiaries of the Heideveld infill...

Eleven arrested with drugs

2015-07-28 13:56

Eleven people have been arrested with drugs during six shebeen operations in Hout Bay. During the arrests last week two dagga zolle, 11 stops of dagga and two and a half mandrax tablets were...

Cableway closed for maintenance

2015-07-28 13:56

The Table Mountain cableway will be closed until Sunday 9 August for its scheduled annual maintenance. The annual maintenance is done with the help of a team of Swiss engineers. This year’s work...

You’re the best driver on the road

2015-07-28 14:18

As if the crisis of bad manners on our roads wasn’t enough, now the energy crisis has thrown loadshedding and non-functioning robots into that mix and created a situation which is downright dangerous....


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