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Mansions maintained

2015-08-25 14:47

A Green Point heritage building is being incorporated into a multi-storey development. But all the historical features of Warwick Mansions are set to stay. The building will be completely restored,...

March against murder

2015-08-25 14:49

Only hours after another man was murdered on the streets of Ocean View, provincial minister for Community Safety Dan Plato led a march through the suburb. The murder took place in the early hours of...

Burglaries reaches boiling point

2015-08-25 14:58

A group of angry residents form New Horizons took to the streets on Wednesday evening saying “enough is enough”.

Property declared ‘a problem’

2015-08-25 14:56

A property in Heathfield has been declared a problem building by the City of Cape Town’s Problem Building Unit.

Spinning the decks to bring change

2015-08-26 11:32

Music is a universal language that will be used to join a group of like-minded teenagers thousands of kilometres apart. The Global Youth Spinners Project (GYSP) will soon be launched in Cape Town and...

Mandalay residents band together

2015-08-26 11:32

The Mandalay area now has a ratepayers’ association.

Elderly beachgoer rescued by shark spotters

2015-08-25 06:02

A beachgoer was rescued at Muizenberg Beach last week. At 08:43 on Tuesday 18 August a Shark Spotters members was patrolling the beach when a person was found floating face-down at the water’s edge....

New NGO fights for hearing impaired

2015-08-26 12:05

The accessibility of public places is being put under the spotlight by the newly registered Association for Hearing Loss Accessibility andamp; Development (AHLAD) NGO who promote the interests and...

Entries open for Cape Town 10s

2015-08-25 06:02

Entries for the 2016 Cape Town 10s are now open.

Youth equipped to make a difference

2015-08-25 06:02

Close to 200 excited young minds shared their ideas to make a difference in their communities at the recent Rotary Interact Training workshop hosted at SACS Junior School. The fun-filled knowledge...

The messiest street

2015-08-25 06:02

Which is the messiest street in Muizenberg? It may be Church Road, based on reports by the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID). According to the latest cleaning ­report, Church Road is the most...

Arrests in Kirstenhof drug bust

2015-08-25 06:02

During a joint operation between Kirstenhof police and various neighbourhood watches six arrested were made for possession of drugs. The operation took place last week Friday and various roadblocks...

Developer withdraws

2015-08-25 06:02

Lansdowne residents have breathed a sigh of relief after hearing that a proposed housing development has been stalled after the developer withdrew from the project. The news was shared with residents...


Property now a problem

2015-08-25 14:48

A property in Heathfield has been declared a problem building by the City of Cape Town’s Problem Building Unit. A property in Heathfield has been declared a problem building by the City of Cape...

Fracas over housing

2015-08-25 14:52

Agroup of angry Heideveld residents gathered outside Mellon Housing Initiative’s (MHI) site office alongside the N2 on Wednesday. Scores of residents handed over their list of grievances. MHI were...

Manenberg marches for answers

2015-08-25 14:54

The Manenberg Safety Forum say they are demanding answers from various departments after discussing pertinent issues on Thursday evening at a public meeting.

History smashed into pieces

2015-08-25 06:02

The iconic fountain which has been at the intersection of Belmont and Main roads in Rondebosch for over a century was destroyed after a speeding car drove into it during the early hours of the morning...

Triumphant return for sailors

2015-08-26 11:32

A proud Anroux Marais, MEC for cultural affairs and sport, welcomed back the five Western Cape sailors who took part in the Quingdoa International Sailing Week Regatta in China last week.

Fighting crime on social media

2015-08-26 11:32

Four Rocklands teens are setting out to make a difference in their community by combatting social ills. Lucan, Lauren, Miche and Keegan are at the forefront of a campaign aimed at getting the youth to...

Xhosa chess book a winning move

2015-08-25 06:00

The game of chess has become much more accessible to Xhosa speaking people of the Western Cape after the department of cultural affairs and sport (DCAS) in conjunction with Watu Kobese, handed over...

Arrest for possession of fake gun

2015-08-25 14:54

A suspect was arrested on charges of the possession of an imitation firearm after he was apprehended on Tuesday 18 August. Grassy Park police spokesperson Warrant Officer Wynita Kleinsmith says two...

Wynberg pupils dance their hearts out

2015-08-25 06:02

As part of Women’s Month celebrations Wynberg High School pupils entertained the staff at the Wynberg Police Station. The school band, drama students and dance class performed in front of the police...

Correia case arrests

2015-08-27 16:16

As tributes continue to pour in after a shop owner was killed in Maitland, police are glad they have made a breakthrough in the case. Two suspects have been arrested in connection with the business...

Partnership leads to R1m for library

2015-08-25 06:02

Levana, an impoverished primary school in Lavender Hill, has received R1m to build a library and school hall. In a ceremony on the school playground, principal André Lamprecht was handed a cheque by...

Sentence handed down to Manenberg dealer

2015-08-25 06:02

A Manenberg resident was handed a three year suspended sentence and a fine on drug-related charges at the Athlone regional court on Tuesday 18 August. Deon Isaacs and his wife were arrested at his...

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