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Volunteers keep kids playing

2017-07-18 06:02

A group of residents were surprised by an unexpected paycheque following their countless hours spent voluntarily taking back their spaces.

Lavender Hill teen killed in shooting

2017-07-18 06:02

A 15-year-old boy was shot dead at Shepherd Court in Lavender Hill last week.

Ignored by officials

2017-07-18 06:00

Residents of Egoli informal settlement in Philippi say they are disappointed in ward councillor Elton Jansen. They claim he is not doing much to acknowledge their plea for better services and land.

Police search for two thieves

2017-07-18 06:02

Fifteen people were arrested for various offences – ranging from house robbery, theft and assault to theft out of cars and possession of dangerous weapons – in the Diep River policing precinct in the...

Teen drugged, raped

2017-07-18 06:02

Police are urging residents to work with the neighbourhood watch after the rape and assault of a 16-year-old girl. According to Constable Carol Strauss of the Grassy Park police, the mentally disabled...

Burnt body found

2017-07-18 06:02

Police are calling on the Grassy Park community to help with information on an unidentified body found in the Zeekoevlei bush last month.

Open your heart to elders

2017-07-18 06:02

Many of us have fond memories of the lessons we learnt at the feet of our grandparents and community elders. This month the People’s Post staff are opening their hearts and honouring their elders.

New entrance welcomes locals

2017-07-18 06:02

Princess Vlei is looking better and more beautiful now that one of the many projects planned for the vlei has been­ ­completed.

School holiday play time for precious kids

2017-07-18 06:01

A non-profit organisation in Vrygrond has been hosting school holiday programmes for children for more than a decade and this school holiday is no different.

Man arrested with 60 packets of tik

2017-07-18 06:01

Police arrested a Lentegeur man for possession of tik on Monday last week.

Pride and joy at graduation

2017-07-18 06:01

It was a moment of celebration as 120 students were recognised for their commitment and hard work last Friday.

Toads will croak at this overuse

2017-07-18 06:01

As a Western leopard toad volunteer for some years, I was distressed to learn about the low water level at Die Oog in Bergvliet, which is an area of critical importance to the toads for breeding.

Hands to captivate

2017-07-18 06:01

Following a global magical tour, award-winning sleight-of-hand artist Stuart Lightbody returns home to Cape Town this winter to present his breathtaking new show, Unique Wonders, at the Alexander...


Could you sleep here?

2017-07-18 06:00

The famous saying “Don’t judge me until you’ve walked a day in my shoes or lived a day of my life” has pushed a group of “privileged” Hout Bay residents to spend 67 hours in Silver City, a temporary...

Holiday programme a huge hit

2017-07-18 06:02

Children in Lotus River can expect a jam-packed programme at their local library for the rest of the school holiday.

Muggers target walkers on road

2017-07-18 06:02

Theft and robberies are becoming a worry for residents of Rochester Road between Salt River and Observatory.

Locals get chance to take council queries to expo

2017-07-18 06:02

Residents of Maitland and Kensington say they have regained their faith in the City of Cape Town following a service delivery expo led by Suzette Little, Mayco member (North).

‘Reading opens a whole new world’

2017-07-18 06:02

Young people from Claremont were encouraged to read and learn at an event at Kuyasa Library last Friday.

Locals educated

2017-07-18 06:02

Workshops to educate Red Hill residents on nature conservation took place this past week.

Be aware while shopping

2017-07-18 06:02

By being aware of your surroundings and by actively managing risks, you can take great strides in being safe while visiting a shopping centre.

Arrest made for Eastridge murder

2017-07-18 06:02

Police have arrested a a 34-year-old who is the alleged gunman in a murder in Eastridge.

Local klopse king passes away

2017-07-18 06:01

A local klopse legend has died.

Join seniors who keep fit

2017-07-18 06:01

The senior members of Club Joy enjoyed an active session in the Northwood hall at their weekly meetup last week.

For the young at heart

2017-07-18 06:01

The Cape Model and Toy club hosted its annual Winter Collectors Toy Fair at the Edgemead Town Hall on Saturday 15 July.

Book launch in Gardens

2017-07-18 06:01

The Jacob Gitlin Library will host the launch of Dr Irvine Eidelman’s second book, Mister Vermeer , on Tuesday 25 July at 18:00.

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