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Capetonians and Visitors Warned of Heat Wave and Gusting Winds This Week

3 January 2011

The City of Cape Town appeals to the public to exercise caution, after the South African Weather Services predicted a heat wave and gale-force South-Easterly winds in the Cape metropole for the greater part of this week. Read More

Fire Leaves Over 72 Homeless at Doornbach Informal Settlement

3 January 2011

At 00:41 this morning, Tuesday, 4 January 2011, a fire destroyed 31 shacks at Site five, Doornbach Informal Settlement, Potsdam Outspan. Read More

Thousands of Fines Issued, Fourteen Arrested during Operation Exodus

30 December 2010

City of Cape Town Traffic Services has assessed Operation Exodus, and the results show it was a great success. Read More

Metro Police Arrest Six Suspects for Possession of Narcotics during Raids and Searches

21 December 2010

The Metro Police Substance Abuse Unit and Dog Unit partnered with the South African Police Services to execute search warrants in the Belhar and Ravensmead areas on Tuesday, 21 December 2010. Read More

Province, City Ask Minstrel Troupe Captains to Help Ensure Road March Success

21 December 2010

The Provincial Government of the Western Cape and the City of Cape Town have appealed to minstrel troupe captains to work with government to make the annual road march through the streets of Cape Town a resounding success. Read More

Mayor Urges Residents and Visitors to Enjoy Beaches Responsibly Over Festive Season

21 December 2010

The City of Cape Town services seventy-two (72) beaches along Cape Town's three hundred and seven kilometres (307 km) coastline, from Silwerstroom Beach near Atlantis, to Kogel Bay near Gordon's Bay. Read More

Zorro the Hippo has Died

20 December 2010

The much-loved and popular Zorro the hippo is dead. He was attacked by a white rhinoceros bull in his new home in the Fairy Glen Reserve, near Worcester. Read More

City's Liquor Enforcement Unit Clamps Down on Illegal Shebeens in Kuils River

19 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Liquor Enforcement Unit carried out follow-up inspections at eleven (11) shebeens in Kalkfontein and Sarepta in Kuils River on Friday 17 December 2010. Read More

Metro Police Arrest Six Drunk Drivers and Eleven Suspects for Possession of Narcotics

19 December 2010

City of Cape Town Metro Police officers partnered with the City's Substance Abuse and Dog Units to carry out 'Operation Razor' this weekend, with a focus on drug abuse. Read More

Strand and Gordon's Bay Residents Reminded of Seasonal Beach Road Parking Tariff Increase

16 December 2010

The City of Cape Town would like to remind residents that the annual seasonal parking tariff for portions of Beach Road, in Strand and Gordon's Bay, came into effect on 01 December 2010 and will be valid until 30 April 2011. Read More

Blaauwberg Conservation Area Open to the Public Over the Holidays

16 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Blaauwberg Conservation Area (BCA) will remain open over the December holidays. Read More

Media Alert: Councillor Herron to Unveil City-Branded Youth Development Team Yachts for Cape to Rio Race

16 December 2010

Two Youth Development crews from Cape Town will participate in the 40th annual Cape to Rio Yacht Race in 2011, using yachts branded in the City of Cape Town's official colours. Read More

Beach Wheelchairs Available at Nine City Beaches this Festive Season

16 December 2010

The City's Department of Sport, Recreation and Amenities will for the first time make nine (9) beach-friendly wheelchairs available at nine (9) of its beaches this festive season, which is sure to provide hours of fun for disabled citizens. Read More

Media Alert: Mayor Plato to Distribute Buckets of Love to Needy Families

16 December 2010

City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato, will this morning publicly show his support for the Catholic Welfare and Development (CWD) organisation's annual 'Buckets of Love: Feed a Family this Christmas' campaign. Read More

City Urges Public to Avoid Wildevoëlvlei after Test Show Presence of Toxic Algae

14 December 2010

The City of Cape Town would like to advise residents and visitors to the presence of toxic blue-green algae in the Wildevoëlvlei in Noordhoek Valley. The public are therefore advised to avoid contact with this body of water. Read More

City Teams up with Local Company to Transport Water to Beaufort West

14 December 2010

In the light of the severe water shortage being experienced by the Beaufort West community the City of Cape Town has partnered with Henred - SA Roadtankers, a local company in Bellville that manufactures water tankers, in an initiative to transport... Read More

City Appoints New Executive Director: Utility Services

13 December 2010

The City of Cape Town has appointed Lungile Dhlamini (49) as its new Executive Director: Utility Services with immediate effect. Read More

City Traffic Officers Express Concern over Young Drag Racers

13 December 2010

City of Cape Town Traffic Services clamped down on illegal drag racing and driving under the influence of alcohol during joint operations held across Cape Town this weekend. Read More

Metro Police Arrest Twenty-Six Drunk Drivers, Eleven Suspects for Possession of Drugs

12 December 2010

City of Cape Town Metro Police officers conducted various joint operations with City Traffic Services and the South African Police Services this weekend, as part of the City and the Provincial Government's overall festive season readiness plan. Read More

Copperheads Arrest 'Canon' Thief in Llandudno

12 December 2010

Members of the City's Metal Theft Unit (the Copperheads) this weekend apprehended one of three people suspected of trying to steal approximately six hundred and fifty kilograms (650 kg) of brass from the historical canon situated on the Twelve... Read More

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