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Help feed your neighbours

2015-06-30 06:00

Thirty-one years ago, a group of friends noticed that after fasting during the month of Ramadaan, their neighbours, whom they saw and spoke to every day, did not have food on the day of Eid al-Fitr.

Album honours his roots

2015-06-30 06:00

From the first moment that the music of Tony Cedras’s latest album Love letter to Cape Town touches you, his admiration for this part of the world is evident.

Police take out unfit gun owners

2015-06-30 06:00

The Mitchell’s Plain police are delivering on their promise to clamp down on incompetent gun owners. Last year, Major-General Abraham Goss initiated a door-to-door campaign aimed at licensed gun...

A prefectly good cause

2015-06-30 06:00

A group of Portland High School prefects accompanied the Icare Children’s Foundation on a winter relief drive at the 7de Laan informal settlement in Strandfontein. The group visited the settlement...

Man arrested with tik in Russell Harvey St

2015-06-30 06:00

A Woodlands man was arrested and has subsequently appeared in court on charges of drug possession. The Lentegeur police station’s crime prevention unit received information that drugs were being kept...

Youth plant it forward at school

2015-06-30 06:00

The Decision Affects Destinies (DAD) youth ambassadors are celebrating Youth Month by showcasing the importance of volunteering. Ward 78 councillor Eddie Andrews and the DAD ambassadors partnered with...

Tips to save energy are a waste

2015-06-30 06:00

I don’t want to complain and write about Eskom every time, but the “tips” they gave to save electricity is a circus! I mean, seriously, when you are cold, obviously you will put on more clothes and...

He lost again... now brings hope

2015-06-30 06:00

He started a small business, his life goal to help others. Something that being a snoek fisherman allowed him to be.

Outrage over dead toddler

2015-06-30 06:00

As Youth Month draws to a close, I’m outraged at the brutal murder of Cape Town toddler, two-year-old Zoey Petersen. The alleged murderer, her father, has been arrested for the heinous crime while...

‘Thieves took my hope’

2015-06-30 06:00

The principal of Little Dolphins crèche in Factreton has decided to pack up and leave the building she has been using for the past six years following a recent break-in at the crèche. Lynn Hendricks...

Trip to compare class challenges

2015-06-30 06:00

The deputy principal of Dryden Primary School is visiting Hull, United Kingdom for a week. Cedric Joubert forms part of the second lot from this school to participate in the Afri Twin initiative. He...

Winter school for Grades 4, 5 and 6

2015-06-30 06:00

The City Athletic Academy will host a winter school from Monday 13 July to Friday 17 July to prepare pupils for the next school term.

Market back on again

2015-06-30 06:00

Yew Street in Salt River came back to life as the Yew Street market was back on the street on Saturday after its permit was re-issued. The market had its permit withdrawn by the City of Cape Town as...

 

Live out your dreams in local musical

2015-06-30 06:00

The Bridgetown Theatre Company (BTC) will host final auditions this weekend for the revival of its musical Engliekaans.

Thieves will steal anything to make a buck

2015-06-30 06:00

Thieves will stop at nothing to ensure a few extra rand at the scrap yard. Recently, a local Ward Councillor discovered that after stealing the metal drain covers, thieves returned to finish the...

‘Be positive, don’t take drugs’

2015-06-30 06:01

Do fun and not drugs. This was the message that the Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre gave in commemoration of International Day Against Drug Abuse day. The Centre also organised an event at the Civet...

Murdered in his morning jog

2015-06-30 06:00

After the brutal murder of an 18-year-old man, the police are appealing to witnesses to come forward with information that could lead to arrests. The young man went out for his routine morning run on...

Another stolen car recovered by police

2015-06-30 06:00

The Mitchell’s Plain police attended to a complaint of a suspicious car in Viscount Street, Rocklands on Thursday early morning last week. “On arrival at the address the officers spotted a vehicle...

Man held for attacking wife

2015-06-30 06:00

A 34-year-old man remains in custody after a brutal attack on a 33-year-old mother in Hyde Park last week. The woman was left fighting for her life, a result of suspected domestic violence. Her family...

Rocklands facility will be rebuilt

2015-06-30 06:01

After downsizing the security budget for most City of Cape Town facilities, several buildings have been vandalised and used as hubs for illegal activities. The clubhouse at the Rocklands recreation...

Bigger and better comes to Killarney

2015-06-30 06:00

Since Saturday is the fourth of July, the meeting at Killarney is celebrating the United States’ Independence Day with a unique American-themed package combining all the razzmatazz of Yankee tanks,...

Two ‘robbers’ arrested

2015-06-30 06:00

Two suspects were arrested and a stolen car was recovered last week. Thorough investigative work led to the arrest of two men, both aged 22 years, on Friday 19 June after police officers received a...

Half a century and not out

2015-06-30 06:00

Harry Fisher (65) was awarded with a certificate of 50 years of service at the University of Cape Town traffic department last week. As a traffic supervisor at the UCT department of traffic things...

Teaching passion stretches decades

2015-06-30 06:00

Dulcie Jacobs celebrated her eightieth birthday on Saturday last week and she says she still has the strength to go to class and help primary school children. She says educated children mean a better...

‘Beautiful things felt by the heart’

2015-06-30 06:00

When you encounter someone who is blind you tend to wonder how he carries out his day-to-day duties.

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