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Wynberg Central Business Improvement District Law Enforcement Officers Nab Suspected Drug Dealer

12 December 2010

Alert Law Enforcement Officers from the Wynberg Central Business Improvement District (CID) arrested a man that was known to be a suspected drug dealer in the area late on Friday afternoon. Read More

City Traffic Services Clamps Down on Public Transport Vehicles in Bellville

12 December 2010

City of Cape Town Traffic Services clamped down on unsafe vehicles leaving the Bellville transport interchange on Friday 10 December 2010, during a joint operation with the Provincial Traffic authorities and the South African Police Services. Read More

Residents Must not be Intimidated into Giving 'Christmas Boxes' to Solid Waste Staff

12 December 2010

Residents are advised that the City of Cape Town has a policy that strictly forbids Solid Waste collection personnel and other service personnel from asking residents for 'Christmas boxes' and 'donations'. Read More

Residents Urged to Help Fight Vandalism to Electricity Infrastructure in Mitchells Plain

12 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Electricity Department and Metals Theft Unit (Copperheads) urge residents to help them in their fight against the high levels of vandalism to electricity infrastructure currently experienced in the Mitchells Plain area. Read More

Guard Railing Thieves Caught in the Act by Copperheads

9 December 2010

Responding on a tip-off last night, members from the City's Copperheads apprehended two under-aged boys and two men for stripping metal guard railings on the intersection of the N2 with the R300. Read More

Metro Police Dog Unit Arrest One Suspect and Confiscate Unshelled Abalone

9 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Metro Police Dog Unit arrested one suspected and confiscated two hundred and thirty-three (233) unshelled abalone in Somerset West today, 10 December 2010. The abalone has an estimated street value of one hundred thousand... Read More

City Supports Western Province Rugby's Bid to Host International Rugby Board Sevens World Series

9 December 2010

The City of Cape Town is hoping that Capetonians will soon be able to experience one of the most exciting and entertaining international sport tournaments at the Cape Town Stadium, namely the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series. Read More

Cape Town Sport and Recreational Activities throughout School Holiday

9 December 2010

City parents will not need to worry about how they will keep their children busy this holiday, as the City of Cape Town's Sport, Recreation and Amenities Department will host a range of activities at many of its community halls and sports facilities... Read More

Mayor Plato Continues to Launch Successful Clean-Up Campaign throughout Cape Town

8 December 2010

The Mayor's Clean-up Campaign is well underway in various communities across Cape Town and has thus far proved immensely successful. This programme is aimed at cleaning up the streets, removing graffiti and addressing crime in neighbourhoods by... Read More

Residents Encouraged to Support New Local Market in Parkwood

8 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's weekly Parkwood Market enjoyed its second successful trading day on Sunday 05 December 2010. There was a festive atmosphere and traders confirmed an increase in visitors since the market was launched on Sunday 28 November. Read More

City's Operation Exodus Improves Safety of Public Transport this Festive Season

8 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Traffic Services will commence Operation Exodus next week, 15 December 2010, to monitor all vehicles leaving Cape Town's public transport interchanges. The operation will run until 23 December 2010 and seeks to ensure safer... Read More

City to Educate Sweet Home Farm and Red Hill Residents about Fire and Hazards

8 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management Centre is stepping up its public awareness campaign by introducing a community-based educational theatre programme in informal settlements across Cape Town. Read More

City to Trim Row of Trees Blocking Traffic Lights in Claremont

8 December 2010

The City of Cape Town has received reports that a row of trees on the median (centre island) of Paradise Road, between Protea Road and Fernwood Avenue, is obscuring the traffic signals at the intersection of Paradise Road (Edinburgh Drive) and... Read More

Media Alert: City to Educate Barcelona and Fisantekraal Community on Fire Hazards

7 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management Centre is stepping up its public awareness campaign by introducing a community-based educational theatre programme in informal settlements across Cape Town. Read More

City's Libraries Offer Special Holiday Programmes for Children

7 December 2010

The City of Cape Town's Library and Information Services Department will once again offer various activities at selected libraries during December and January, as part of its annual Holiday Programme. Read More

City Traffic Services Clamp Down on Drag Racers and Drunk Drivers

6 December 2010

City of Cape Town Traffic Services held a number of successful operations targeting illegal drag racing this weekend, with a special focus on complaints received in residential areas such as Ottery, Bellville and Lansdowne. Read More

Law Enforcement Clean Up Somerset West Central Business District

6 December 2010

The eastern region of the City's Law Enforcement Department, held a clean-up operation in the Somerset West Central Business District (CBD) last week and issued fines to the value of just under twenty-five thousand rand (R25 000). Read More

Urgent Maintenance to be done on the Voëlvlei Bulk Water Pipeline

6 December 2010

The Water and Sanitation Department has to do emergency repair work to the Voëlvlei bulk water pipeline from 20:00 on Wednesday evening, 08 December, until 20:00 on Friday 10 December 2010. Read More

Parow North Swimming Pool Gets a Facelift

6 December 2010

Residents of Parow will early next year be able to enjoy a brand new public swimming pool that has been completely renovated: from the pool itself, to the facilities surrounding it. Read More

World-Famous Carillonist to Reawaken City Hall's Musical Bells

5 December 2010

The carillon - or the collective sounding of tower bells in musical harmony - will resonate across Cape Town for the first time in decades. Read More

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