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Metro Police Arrest Sixty-Three Suspects during Weekend Operations

5 December 2010

City of Cape Town Metro Police officers partnered with the South African Police Services to hold various operations this weekend in Table view, Rondebosch, Hanover Park and Nyanga. Read More

Shark Alert: City Warns of High Great White Shark Activity in False Bay

28 November 2010

The City of Cape Town and the Shark Spotting Programme would like to alert beach users to recent and ongoing high Great White Shark activity in the inshore area of False Bay, particularly in the Muizenberg, Fish Hoek and Clovelly areas. Read More

Media Alert: City's Traffic Services' Road Safety Education Team and Syntell to Host Christmas Party for Orphans

28 November 2010

The City of Cape Town's Traffic Services will partner with Syntell to host a Christmas party for approximately three hundred (300) orphans at the Bonginkosi Educare Centre in Khayelitsha. Read More

City Releases Properties to the Market and Commences Tender Processes

25 November 2010

The City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee Member for Economic Development and Tourism, Alderman Felicity Purchase, recently announced that the Property Management Department has released a number of vacant City-owned properties to the market. Read More

City Health Supports 16 Days of Activism Campaign to Stop Violence Against Women and Children

24 November 2010

The '16 Days of Activism' campaign to stop violence against women and children in South Africa starts today, 25 November (International Day of No Violence Against Women) and will run until 10 December 2010 (Human Rights Day). Read More

Khayelitsha Residents to Benefit from New TB and HIV Integrated Wing at Nolungile Clinic

22 November 2010

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with the Provincial Health Department, officially opened the new TB/HIV integrated wing at the Nolungile primary health care facility in Khayelitsha today, 23 November 2010. Read More

City Road Closures for the Switch on of the Festive Lights

22 November 2010

Cape Town's largest public open-air event, the official switching on of the Adderley Street festive lights, takes place this Sunday, November 28, at the Cape Town station forecourt. Read More

City Warns of Delays with Bin Collection on Wednesday Morning

21 November 2010

The City of Cape Town's Solid Waste Department would like to advise all residents that have their wheelie bin collected on a Wednesday morning that there will be a delay in collections on Wednesday morning, 24 November 2010. Read More

City to Close Central Library for Three Weeks in December for Stocktake and Maintenance

21 November 2010

The City of Cape Town's Central Library in the Central Business District (CBD) will be closed from 01 - 18 December 2010. Stocktaking will take place between 01 and 11 December and any issues arising from the stocktaking process will be addressed... Read More

Safety a City Priority this Festive Season

15 November 2010

With thousands of local and international tourists expected to flock to our city over the festive season, various City Departments will be working together and putting in extra time and effort to ensure that all residents and visitors will have a... Read More

City Clarifies Dial-a-Ride Registration Process

11 November 2010

The City of Cape Town's media release of 3 November 2010 'City introduces new registration process for Dial-a-Ride transport service' has, unfortunately, resulted in consternation and uncertainty amongst affected persons. Read More

Media Alert: Grassy Park Residents Fight Back Against Crime with Outreach Campaign

11 November 2010

An anti-crime campaign in the form of a carnival will take place on Saturday, 13 November, as part of the Grassy Park Community Outreach Programme.The programme was established to improve the Grassy Park and Lotus River areas through various... Read More

City Study Uncovers Rinkhals Population

11 November 2010

The City of Cape Town's Biodiversity Management Branch has, thanks to inputs from members of the public, reached a preliminary conclusion on its research into the status of the Cape rinkhals. Read More

Media Alert: City to Draw First Six Winners in its Council Housing Incentive Competition

11 November 2010

On Monday 15 November the City of Cape Town's Mayoral Committee Member for Housing, Councillor Shehaam Sims, will 'push the button' to start the first draw in the monthly housing debtor incentive competition. Read More

Media Alert: City of Cape Town Disaster Risk Management Centre Host First Aid Competition

10 November 2010

The City of Cape Town's Disaster Risk Management Centre will be hosting a First Aid Competition for volunteers at its Training Centre in Constantia on Saturday. This group of volunteers is from impoverished communities where there is a high risk of... Read More

Media Alert: Housing Summit with the Integrated Network for Human Settlement in the Western Cape

10 November 2010

The Integrated Network for Human Settlement in the Western Cape has requested a Housing Summit on Saturday 13 November 2010 to obtain clarity on housing issues and the future plans for housing from the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape... Read More

Simons Town Water Storage Levels Drop Well below Average

9 November 2010

The City of Cape Town appeals to Capetonians, and especially residents in the South Peninsula area known as the 'Deep South', to assist in conserving water, after low rainfall has left dam levels lower than usual for this time of year. Read More

Entries Open for Cape Town Entrepreneurship Competition

4 October 2010

The opportunity for fast-tracked access to funding, mentorship and global exposure has opened up for Cape Town entrepreneurs, with the launch of the third Cape Town Entrepreneurship Competition. Read More

Metro Police Confiscate Illegal Gambling Machines in Somerset West

3 October 2010

Metro Police officers confiscated eighteen (18) illegal gambling machines and arrested one (1) suspect during a joint operation with officials from the Western Cape Gambling Board in Somerset West on Friday 01 October. Read More

Media Alert: City Promotes Safety Information for Elder Abuse Awareness Day

26 September 2010

The city's 107 Public Emergency Communication Centre and Fire and Rescue Services, in partnership with Hottentots Holland Meals-on-Wheels, will host an event for 200 senior citizens in the Somerset West area to commemorate Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Read More