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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...

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.

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....

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.

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...

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...

Ladies first at Killarney

2015-07-28 15:53

Saturday’s round of the exciting Power Series, sponsored by Wingfield Motors, at Killarney is going to combine a day of hot racing with a number of carnival items in celebration of Women’s Day.

Dance crew to be crowned

2015-07-28 13:57

Project 021 will be hosting a highlight on its calendar soon – its inter-school competition for dance crews. The competition exists to showcase young talent and to develop team-building skills and...

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...

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,...


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...

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...

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...

R5000 if you’re king of the field

2015-07-29 10:32

The annual “Kings of UWC” five-a-side soccer tournament takes place at the university’s sports grounds on Sunday. All alumni are invited to participate in the event or support the day itself. A R5000...

‘Being poor is no excuse for crime’

2015-07-28 15:58

The police in the Nyanga policing cluster recently conducted various drug seizure operations that yielded mixed results.

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...

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...

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...


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