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Sword play eggs on top fencer

2015-07-07 06:01

“Which 9-year-old boy does not want to play with a sword?” So muses 19-year-old Robert McGregor, who is currently the top-ranked u.20 men’s foilist in the country. McGregor, a Constantia resident, is...

Warm soup helps the pills go down

2015-07-07 06:00

No one should take their medication on an empty stomach. This belief made the Wes-Kaapse Kleuringontwikkelingsorganisasie (WKKOO) brave the cold to help elderly and disabled patients who collect their...

Traders shown the ropes

2015-07-07 06:01

Informal traders in Maitland, Kensington, Factreton and the surrounding areas braved wet weather to attend an informative session. The aim of the session at the Maitland town hall on Wednesday last...

Cyclists hit the brakes

2015-07-07 06:02

The demarcated bicycle lanes on both sides of Albert Road are not even completed yet, but cyclists already doubt if they will be of any use. The new cycle lane connects the existing Liesbeek Parkway...

Free training for entrepeneurs

2015-07-07 06:00

Small business owners are invited to apply for the second annual Programme in Entrepreneurship Skills (PES), taking place at Century City from 22 July. The aim of the course is to help existing small...

Plan for pedestrians

2015-07-07 06:00

A new traffic calming policy, aimed at addressing a backlog of requests for speed humps and with a new focus to protect children on their way to school, is being considered by the City of Cape Town....

Free biztraining in city

2015-07-07 06:01

Small business owners are invited to apply for the second annual Programme in Entrepreneurship Skills (PES), taking place at Century City from 22 July.

Vusi Pikoli holds police to account

2015-07-07 06:00

Promoting transparency and accountability in the police service is the task of South Africa’s first police ombudsman.

Dart players to hit the mark

2015-07-07 06:00

The South African national darts championship is underway in Johannesburg until its conclusion on Friday.

Parents jump in for swimmers

2015-07-07 06:01

A group of parents from Lansdowne, Mitchell’s Plain, Plumstead and Retreat believe that swimming is not getting as much coverage as other sports, making it difficult to be financed or to get...

Thieving won’t abate in Diep River

2015-07-07 06:02

The Diep River police precinct reported that it experienced an increase in petty crimes the past week. Over the past weekend 24 cases were reported, of which 13 cases were for theft. Warrant officer...

Chappies almost back on course

2015-07-07 06:01

Repairs to the tune of R1.5m along Chappies are progressing steadily.

Join the three bears for hilarity

2015-07-07 06:02

The Lilliput Children’s Theatre Company is performing its popular Goldilocks and the three bears during the school holidays.


Speed cops abound

2015-07-07 06:00

Planned growth in the traffic department is set to reduce offences and accidents.

More residents step up to protect

2015-07-07 06:01

Residents from Kensington, Factreton, Maitland and Brooklyn attended training for neighbourhood watches at the Kensington civic centre last week. Ward councillor Lisa Mcbride says she was blown away...

Shop robbery leaves family traumatised

2015-07-07 06:01

A shop owner and his family from Kensington are still shaking after a robbery at gun point on Monday last week. Abdikadir Mohamed-Jimaale, owner of Faith Tuck Shop, says someone came into his shop at...

Life-skills project shows youth the way

2015-07-07 06:01

MOT South Africa, a NPO that facilitates a life-skills programme among the youth, held its sixth annual general meeting in Bellville on Monday 22 June.

City warns against ‘buying’ housing

2015-07-07 06:00

The City of Cape Town has urged residents not to fall victim to housing scams which have been reported in some parts of the city.

A home where hope springs

2015-07-07 06:00

This week, Place of Hope (POH) residence celebrated 14 years of helping victims of abuse.

One tot more for the final

2015-07-07 06:00

Assaf Yechiel can boast that he started his career path to bartending at five years old, when he mixed his first drink of cough syrup and Oros.

Operation Fiela hits Kensington

2015-07-07 06:01

The Cape Town police cluster held an integrated operation – well-known as Operation Fiela – with operation combat members, the Cape Town tactical response team and the metro police in Kensington on...

Amateurs play for the spotlight

2015-07-07 06:00

The 20th edition of the Coke Cup kicked off at sports grounds across the city over the weekend.

Thief no match for patrollers

2015-07-07 06:00

Cable theft is a nationwide problem. A lot of people are affected by it and not many of the perpetrators pay for what they do. This is why residents of Kensington can’t stop singing the praises of the...

World music visits City Hall

2015-07-07 06:00

South African rapper Rikhado Makhado, popularly known as Riky Rick, will join over 27 artists at this year’s Cape Town Nu World Festival over the Mandela Day weekend.

Pupils get a pass for school

2015-07-07 06:00

B-All Training Academy hosted a two-day school holiday programme last week in which 30 pupils from three schools participated.

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