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Poor numbers for march not a deterrent

2016-02-09 10:33

A march expected to lure hundreds of people turned out to be a disappointment on Saturday as a small group of people pitched on the day.

Preservation plan started

2016-02-09 06:00

The Green Point Ratepayers and Residents’ Association has applied to Heritage Western Cape for heritage status for the Green Point common.

‘Cat shooter’ in court

2016-02-09 06:00

“I have no closure. We didn’t do a proper burial or send-off for our lovely cat and that hurts the most.”.

Path open to schoolwork

2016-02-09 06:00

Bushes near Maitland High School were put to the sword, saw and power saw – to make the area safer for pupils.

CPFs join pledge against gangsters

2016-02-09 06:00

Several Mitchell’s Plain organisations have made their voices heard.

Cash stolen from grant payouts

2016-02-09 06:00

Hundreds of beneficiaries have recently come forward with complaints about illegal deductions from their South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) grants.

Smart call leads to slot machines

2016-02-09 06:00

Manenberg police answered a smart call last Tuesday to bust an illegal gambling manufacturer in Athlone’s industrial area.

Maitland cop arrested for stealing on the job

2016-02-09 06:00

No bad apples wanted in the police.

Cops scoop up hunting rifle

2016-02-09 06:00

Several suspects were arrested during crime prevention operations in Mitchell’s Plain recently.

Drunk driver bites officer

2016-02-09 06:00

The City’s enforcement agencies were out in full force last week to ensure safety on the roads, including dealing with one drunk driver who tried to evade arrest by biting an officer.

Business to drive vandals away

2016-02-09 06:00

Less than a month after complaints about a derelict building at the Lansdowne train station, things are starting to look better.

LETTER: Where is MyCiti going with this ad?

2016-02-09 06:00

Well over a month ago, the City of Cape Town posted an advertisement in People’s Post to invite tenders for the design and construction of MyCiti bus stations as part of MyCiti Phase 2A.

LETTER: If the price goes up, it must surely come down?

2016-02-09 06:00

There is one thing we all have in common and that is that no matter your race, we all have red blood and all, well most of us, have common sense.


New wing for the frail

2016-02-09 06:00

A new wing for treating terminally ill patients at the Beaconvale frail care centre has been launched.

Traders are ‘heroes’

2016-02-09 06:00

Traders in the greater Athlone area gathered at the Athlone Stadium last week for a roundtable discussion with various roleplayers, including the City of Cape Town and the Cape Chamber of Commerce.

Gov works on safe schools

2016-02-09 06:00

Visits have been carried out at Ocean View schools to determine their safety needs.

Last chance for teaching antics

2016-02-09 06:00

Local comedian Dalin Oliver is giving local audiences one last chance to see his successful one-man show I came, I taught, I left, before he takes the production to other cities.

Remember the vibrant way of life

2016-02-09 06:00

On 11 February 1966, a declaration was made that would change the lives of over 60 000 people: District Six became a white area.

City’s créche gets operator

2016-02-09 06:00

The Strandfontein early childhood development (ECD) centre is one of many planned as part of a City of Cape Town project.

Last chance for Cycle Tour

2016-02-09 06:00

The official substitution process for this year’s Cape Town Cycle Tour is open until Friday 19 February. Cyclists who missed the original entry deadline in September last year, now have a chance to...

‘Prevention is key’ in car theft

2016-02-09 06:00

Remote jamming is a method of breaking into cars that will become increasingly popular because it attracts very little attention, so prevention is the key to ensuring that one’s valuables stay safe...

‘We’re fed up of fires’

2016-02-09 06:00

Imizamo Yethu residents in Hout Bay have accused the City of Cape Town of turning a blind eye. That’s why fires continue to happen in the informal settlement, they say.

Gun, tik found on 18-year-old

2016-02-09 06:00

An 18-year-old man was arrested in Hanover Park last week after police found a gun, ammunition and tik on him.

COLUMN: The truth about Great Whites

2016-02-09 06:00

One of the most hated and misunderstood animals that has ever set foot on this planet, or put fin to water, are Great White sharks. Sci-fi movies and shark attacks have resulted in a tarnished...

Use your vote as a bargaining tool

2016-02-09 06:00

Allow me this opportunity to express my frustration with the slow pace of major development in areas such as Eastridge, Beacon Valley, Tafelsig and other poorer coloured communities on the Cape Flats...


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