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Water contamination in Strandfontein

2020-02-21 10:40

Residents in the greater Strandfontein area are advised not to drink the tap water following notification of contamination.

MJC celebrates 75 years

2020-02-18 06:00

The Muslim Judicial Council not only celebrated its 75th anniversary, but also honoured personalities who have contributed to the Muslim community on various levels.

Efforts to end dumping

2020-02-18 06:00

Although inroads have been made in curbing illegal dumping since the launch of mayor Dan Plato’s Keep Cape Town Clean campaign in March last year, the war is far from over.

Launch of Conradie Park

2020-02-18 06:00

Phase one of Conradie Park, billed as South Africa’s first, fully integrated, mixed-income, mixed-use development, was launched last week.

Learners cycle for peace

2020-02-18 06:00

Twenty-one learners from Groenvlei High School in Lansdowne cycled 450km from Suurbraak as part of the Groenvlei Bilionetwork Challenge, a cycling initiative.

Public drinking irks locals

2020-02-18 06:02

Local businesses in Woodstock say they are fed-up with ordinary citizens using a parking area in Douglas Street as a spot for drinking alcohol and smoking illegal substances.

Sibelius’s council has big ideas for the school

2020-02-18 06:00

Sibelius High School’s principal Armien Samodien, together with the learners and staff, welcomed their new representative council of learners members.

Dogs go on a Valentine’s date

2020-02-18 06:00

Valentine’s Day was extended for an extra day at Tears Animal Rescue when, on Saturday 15 February, 32 shelter dogs were treated to Valentine dates.

Taking his shot at at the music industry

2020-02-18 06:02

Previously belonging to a gang and selling drugs on the street, local musician Sniper has turned his life around to enter the music industry and showcase his talents.

Top honours for leading judge

2020-02-18 06:01

Judge Siraj Desai from University Estate received the Muslim Judicial Council Life Achievement Award at their 75th anniversary celebration.

School bands gearing to go

2020-02-18 06:00

On Sunday 1 March, Steenberg High School will play host to several school bands at the third annual C-Flat Youth Jazz Festival, organised by MusiqueLaine South Africa.

Amnesty for unwanted, illegal firearms

2020-02-18 06:02

Anyone in possession of an unlicenced or unwanted firearm has until Sunday 31 May to hand it in at any participating police station.

Matriculant achieves against all odds

2020-02-18 06:02

Matriculant Ilyaas Bassardien had no idea he would receive an award at the provincial 2019 National Senior Certificate examinations awards, let alone meet the Premier Alan Winde.


Mayor to visit Overcome Heights

2020-02-18 15:04

City of Cape Town Mayor Dan Plato will visit Overcome Heights on Wednesday 19 February, after three people were burned alive there on Sunday 16 February.

Penguin rangers on duty

2020-02-18 06:00

Simon’s Town African penguin population is still under huge threat of extinction with less than 3% of its original population remaining.

Warm welcome for Zozi

2020-02-18 06:02

She walks into the room with her shoulders back, poised, and gracefully waves to those close to her.

Trainees make the cut

2020-02-18 06:02

A group of 20 Mitchell’s Plain hairdressers have started a training course through the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative.

Fire destroys homes

2020-02-18 06:00

Residents at 80 and 82 Sonata Street in Steenberg were woken by the sound of screaming on Sunday 9 February, which was followed by a panicked evacuation of their homes which were on fire.

IT bursaries available

2020-02-18 06:00

Students who want a career in information technology can now apply for bursaries to study at Lux Mundi Training in Grassy Park, a community college.

Author shares power of truth

2020-02-18 06:02

Recovery is sobriety and taking action, says Desiree-Anne Martin, author of We Don’t Talk About It, Ever.

Strong start to strength challenge

2020-02-18 06:02

Men and women of steel came from far and wide to show what they’re made of at the first Southern Peninsula Strong Man and Woman Challenge.

Community well-being is key

2020-02-18 06:03

The well-being of the community in Hanover Park is key to the all-female Blomvlei Neighbourhood Watch.

Group reunites childhood pals

2020-02-18 06:02

What began as a suggestion for a small reunion in the Steenberg area turned out to be a rather well-attended event that may take place again in the near future.

Sacred items stolen from catholic church

2020-02-18 06:00

On Saturday 8 February, thieves made off with several valuable items stolen from St Mary’s Catholic Church on Retreat Road – items that can’t easily be replaced.

Pledge to protect EMS

2020-02-18 06:02

The provincial department of health is calling on residents to support Emergency Medical Services staff who risk their lives every day to save others.

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