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Durbanville Nature Reserve Now Open on Weekends

26 September 2010

The City of Cape Town is pleased to announce that Durbanville Nature Reserve will now be open to visitors on weekends between October 2010 and June 2011, from 07:00 to 19:00. The nature reserve is situated next to the Durbanville Racecourse, along... Read More

Metro Police's Visible Patrols Lead to Six Arrests

16 September 2010

The continued visible presence of the Metro Police across the city is paying off in the fight against crime. This week officers arrested six suspects for different crimes. Read More

Macassar Dunes Nature Reserve Host Heritage Week Programme

15 September 2010

The Macassar Dunes Nature Reserve and various partners, including the Macassar Dunes Co-management Association (MDCA), will host a Heritage Week programme at the reserve, from 20 - 24 September 2010. Read More

Eyewitnesses Assist Metro Police to Arrest Theft Suspects

15 September 2010

A swift reaction from Metro Police officers led to the arrest of two suspects for theft from a motor vehicle on Tuesday evening, 14 September, in Strand Street, Cape Town. Read More

MyCiTi Shuttle to Operate for Soccer Match at Cape Town Stadium: 17 September 2010

14 September 2010

Cape Town soccer enthusiasts that will attend the match between Ajax Cape Town's Urban Warriors and Platinum Stars at the Cape Town Stadium on Friday evening are reminded that the MyCiTi stadium shuttle service between the Civic Centre and the... Read More

Media Alert: City and Partners Introduce Food Voucher Programme

14 September 2010

The City of Cape Town, in partnership with the Broccoli Project and Pick 'n Pay, will launch the highly anticipated Food Voucher Programme - an incentive for donors to give responsibly and recipients to purchase responsibly. Read More

Metro Police Continued the Fight against Drugs and Drunk Driving

12 September 2010

Metro Police officers continued their fight against drunk drivers and drug abuse this weekend, arresting 27 motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol, nine suspects for possession of narcotics and one suspect for possession of stolen... Read More

Metro Police's Camera Response Unit Rescues Traffic Officer from Robbery

12 September 2010

One person was arrested in central Cape Town early this morning as he attempted to rob a Traffic Officer of his official firearm. Read More

Young Citizens to Assist Reviewing City's Youth Policy at Workshop

9 September 2010

In the lead-up to the presentation of its review of the Youth Policy, the City's Social Development Department will host a Youth Policy Preparatory Review Workshop at the Civic Centre on Saturday. Read More

Residents Warned: City Busy with a Blitz on Oustanding Warrants

9 September 2010

The City's Law Enforcement Court Section is currently conducting a blitz operation across the city to follow up on outstanding warrants related to a wide variety of offences. Read More

New Visitor Information Centre for Mamre Ready by End of 2010

8 September 2010

The village of Mamre is set to have a much-needed Visitor Information Centre by the end of this year. Read More

City to Launch Biodiversity Showcase Garden at Green Point Park

8 September 2010

On Friday 10 September 2010, the City of Cape Town will officially launch its Biodiversity Showcase Garden (BSG) at the Green Point Park. Read More

City Request Assistance from Capetonians as Snake Numbers Decline

6 September 2010

The City of Cape Town's Biodiversity Management Branch is currently undertaking research on a unique and interesting snake species. The rinkhals, a cobra-like snake which derives its name from the crossbars on its throat, is considered to be locally... Read More

Gugulethu's Tambo Village to be Transformed into a Leafy, Green Suburb

6 September 2010

As part of the City's various Arbor Month celebrations, Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services, Councillor Brett Herron, will host an Arbor Day event in Gugulethu on Thursday 09 September. Read More

Metro Police Arrest Sixty Drunk Drivers over the Weekend

5 September 2010

Metro Police officers arrested thirty eight (38) motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol during roadblocks on Sunday 05 September. A total of twenty nine (29) motorists were arrested in Khayelitsha, and nine (9) in Muizenberg. Read More

More Taxis Impounded by City Traffic Services

1 September 2010

The City's Traffic Services this week arrested over forty (40) taxi drivers and issued more than 300 fines for various taxi offences, in the Cape Town Central Business District (CBD) alone. Read More

City Host 'Green Living" stand at Homemakers Expo

1 September 2010

The City of Cape Town's Solid Waste Management Department is exhibiting at this year's Homemakers Expo, which runs from 02 - 05 September 2010. Read More

City Bring its Greening Strategy to Life for Arbor Month

31 August 2010

The City of Cape Town will celebrate Arbor Month this year by planting six hundred and fourteen (614) trees in various events which will be held throughout Cape Town this month. Read More

City Extends the Deadline to Register for Rates Rebate

26 August 2010

The City of Cape Town has extended the rates rebate deadline from 31 August until 29 October 2010. Read More

Iconic Athlone Towers was Successfully Demolished in Just Eight Seconds

21 August 2010

The Athlone Cooling Towers, affectionately known as the 'Two Ladies of Athlone' were successfully demolished today, 22 August 2010. Thousands of Capetonians looked on and cheered as the two iconic towers disappeared within just eight seconds. Read More