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Defying the odds

2018-10-18 14:56

A 60-year-old arthritis patient has recounted how she battled the condition from the age of six, enduring pain and stigma, and torment by her peers.

Help keep girls

2018-10-16 06:02

Over the past 15 years Ons Plek in Woodstock and Mowbray has been able to prevent 150 girls who were being forced by circumstance to run away from home from ending up on the streets. As a protective...

Get to know your Mitchell’s Plain sector commander

2018-10-16 06:02

The Mitchell’s Plain Police Station management have made the following contact numbers available to residents when in need of assistance in their sectors­.

Women fight back

2018-10-16 06:02

A workshop aimed at equipping women with self-defence skills was held at 15 Summit Way in Constantia on Saturday 13 October.

Countdown to concert

2018-10-16 06:02

A three-day tribute concert to Cape Town music legend Toyer Abrahams will kick off this Friday (“Tribute concert to Cape Town legend”, People’s Post, 1 May).

Angered over death

2018-10-16 06:02

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Surwood Walk last week to show their support to the grieving family of 27-year-old Ameerodien Noordien.

Colourful kites fill skies

2018-10-16 06:02

In recognition of October’s Mental Health Month, Liberty Promenade Mall and Cape Mental Health are hosting a family kite day on Thursday 25 October.

Fun trip ends with gold win

2018-10-16 06:02

What was planned as a weekend away for three local students from IIE’s Varsity College turned out to be victorious as they “miraculously” scooped a gold prize at the (Freshpack) Fitness Triathlon team...

Aspiring golfer wins big

2018-10-16 06:02

At the age of 13, Taahir Mallick from Newlands finds contentment in playing golf.

Start sowing your seeds

2018-10-16 06:01

As the world prepares to commemorate International Garden Day on Sunday 21 October, Elisha Madzivadondo from Pinelands encourages the public to start their own backyard gardens.

Senior citizens get special treatment

2018-10-16 06:01

Some 75 elderly residents were treated like the champions they are, last week, in a celebration organised by partners Neighbourhood Old Age Homes (Noah) and the Cape Town International Convention...

White Cane Safety Day celebrated

2018-10-16 06:01

The League of the Friends of the Blind (Lofob) expressed concern about the state of orientation and mobility in South Africa on White Cane Safety Day.

Training to improve reading

2018-10-16 06:01

Women from various communities gathered at the Athlone Seventh Day Adventist Church in Buckley Road last Wednesday, to participate in a skills programme hosted by Reading and Writing Solutions­.

 

Battle on over Two Rivers park

2018-10-17 10:46

Residents of the surrounding communities that will be affected by the Two Rivers Urban Park (TRUP) development, which includes the redevelopment of the River Club, were encouraged to submit their...

Local police applauded

2018-10-16 06:02

Local police were, last Wednesday, awarded for their crime combating efforts.

A safe space for a union

2018-10-16 06:02

World Homeless Day was commemorated at the City of Cape Town’s Safe Space on Wednesday 10 October.

Hope for stutterers

2018-10-16 06:02

After 21 years of stuttering and being shy to speak in public, Darin Wolfaardt from Claremont is raising awareness prior to the celebration of International Stuttering Awareness Day taking place on...

What is arthritis?

2018-10-16 06:02

Arthritis means joint inflammation­.

Zonewatch leaves Salt River

2018-10-16 06:02

A new public safety service provider is set to take over in Salt River starting next month on an interim arrangement.

Tension at Consol discussion

2018-10-16 06:02

The public library was packed with curious residents last Wednesday, as they tried to get more answers on the Manenberg Community Development Trust, an initiative under Consol Glass’s sand and mineral...

Train service not reliable

2018-10-16 06:02

I have used Metrorail Southern line many times in the past ’til recently as it was much less stressful than driving. The service is not reliable enough anymore to use for work and deteriorated to the...

Drain causes a stink

2018-10-16 06:02

Stagnant pools of sewer water, as a result of constant bubbling from a manhole in Heinz Park, have been causing a stink for residents and parishioners who frequent the Pentecostal Church of Christ SA...

Church fair to raise funds

2018-10-16 06:01

The Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Bergvliet joins its fellow congregants from across the world in celebrating the annual International Food Fair fundraising event on Friday 26 October from 17:30.

Public speaking lessons

2018-10-16 06:01

Fourteen staff and parents of St James Primary School completed an eight-week Speechcraft programme presented by the Kalk Bay St James SRA Social Development team and the Two Oceans Toastmasters...

The magical marine­ world

2018-10-16 06:01

On Cape Town’s doorstep is a magical world, filled with wonders and mystery. It’s also a world of icy water, towering kelp forests and unexplored species.

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