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Dogs make life normal, better

2015-08-04 06:01

For the past 65 years the SA Guide-dogs Association for the Blind has been helping blind people be independent and live normal lives.

Crèche for 120 children coming

2015-08-04 06:00

A partnership between the council and community organisations has resulted in the creation of an early childhood development centre in Masiphumelele. The crèche will have a local business owner...

Family joy for land

2015-08-04 06:00

A family from Lotus River is overjoyed after getting back the land they lost during apartheid. The Davids family, who were relocated right across the road from the land, says they are overjoyed to...

No adults allowed?

2015-08-04 06:00

The use of a public facility in Sheraton Park has left some residents and the women who run the crèche in the recreational facility divided.

Watchers get training

2015-08-04 06:01

Neighbourhood watches affiliated to the Athlone community police forum gathered recently for a workshop intended to increase the effectiveness with which they patrol their respective...

Police running on empty

2015-08-04 06:01

A lack of officers at the Sea Point police station has seen the precinct only able to run one vehicle on some days.

Rage against rubble

2015-08-04 06:01

A group of elderly people in Mentz Court, Hanover Park says they are upset by a pile of rubble left behind after contractors completed renovation work at the block of flats. The group of residents...

Ten illegal drag racers arrested

2015-08-04 06:00

Ten illegal drag racers were among the 54 suspects arrested on the city’s roads this past weekend.

Prison was an opportunity for him

2015-08-04 06:00

Spending five years in prison for fraud was a turning point for Stanton Hermanus (37) and he is now determined to change his life for the better.

Be part of Cape Town Carnival

2015-08-04 06:00

The Bridgetown Theatre Company (BTC) is calling on the community to participate in its performance at next year’s Cape Town Carnival.

Two murders on Atlantic Seaboard

2015-08-04 06:00

The police are investigating two separate murders in the Atlantic Seaboard, after a tourist was killed in Camps Bay and a local hairdresser was murdered in Green Point. The body of an American woman...

White house falls

2015-08-04 06:00

The “notorious” white house in Hout Bay has fallen. The “notorious” white house in Hout Bay has fallen. The dilapidated building on the corner of Main and OR Tambo roads had been described as a crime...

Police get 3 guns

2015-08-04 06:01

The Mitchell’s Plain police have arrested several people during crime prevention operations in the past week. Three firearms were also confiscated during these operations. The positive relationship...

 

School’s out for Kay Pillay

2015-08-04 06:00

Thirty-seven years. An entire career. This was Kay Pillay’s tenure at Rylands High School. The school principal bowed out of his post (occupied since 1999) last week amidst high emotion. At 62, still...

First eyes on the roads

2015-08-04 06:01

Doing their work is “an adrenalin rush”. This is a sentiment shared between two controllers, one a radio controller provided for by ADT and the other a camera controller paid for by Verifier from...

Doing it for themselves

2015-08-04 06:01

The school is next in line for a R1m revamp project. But even so they are taking steps to make a difference on their own terms. With passionate staff members and innovative ideas, Duneside Primary...

Writing’s on the cake

2015-08-04 06:01

Graffiti is a worldwide problem and many who do it go unpunished. So the community in Observatory and Salt River is glad that a group of teenagers who painted graffiti on a wall last week were caught...

Body of newborn discovered in Heideveld

2015-08-04 06:01

The police have followed up on another gruesome discovery in Heideveld over the weekend. According to Manenberg police spokesperson Ian Bennett, a newborn baby boy was found along the fence of...

Province celebrates 60 years of libraries

2015-08-04 06:00

The largest library service of its kind in Africa celebrated its 60th year of existence last week.

Tracker gets kids to school safely

2015-08-04 06:00

School transport has always been in the spotlight as the safety of children is in question.

Highway of hell can be heavenly

2015-08-04 06:01

Every time one reads or hears the media the infamous R300 highway makes headlines. The headlines tell us that another motorist or law enforcement official was attacked there. We are told that highway...

Glamour in Obs to help kids

2015-08-04 06:00

Beauty pageant contestants from various townships came together to show off glitz and glamour to help raise funds for a non-profit organisation which feeds disadvantaged children.

Fest brings unique works to stage

2015-08-04 06:00

Artscape’s stages will be full of though-provoking productions during the Artscape Women’s Humanity Arts Festival from Thursday.

Optimist hits the high sea for kids

2015-08-04 06:00

A person who thinks the best possible thing will happen, and hopes for it even if it’s not likely.

75 years of schooling

2015-08-04 06:01

Former pupils, teachers and parents of Rosmead Central Primary School are invited to come celebrate 75 years of the school’s existence. Former pupils, teachers and parents of Rosmead Central Primary...

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