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Arrive Early: Limited Space Available to View Athlone Towers Implosion

18 August 2010

The City has identified two areas from which a limited number of people could view the implosion of the two cooling towers at Athlone Power Station at 12:00 on Sunday 22 August, namely the Clyde Pinelands Sports Club and Rhodes Memorial. Read More

Cape Town Stadium is Hosting a Soccer Event on Friday 27 August

18 August 2010

The Double Header soccer event at Cape Town Stadium next Friday 27 August is going ahead and excitement is mounting for the clash involving four top teams. Read More

Metro Police Arrested Seventeen (17) Motorists for Drunk Driving in Nyanga

16 August 2010

During the past weekend the Metro Police continued their campaign to reduce crime, road accidents and fatalities caused by drunk drivers. Read More

Media Alert: Arrangements for Athlone Cooling Towers Viewing Area

16 August 2010

Arrangements have been made to create a viewing area for the media on Sunday 22 August to witness, photograph or film the demolition of the Athlone cooling towers at 12:00. Read More

Traffic Service Clamp Down on Drunk Drivers

15 August 2010

At roadblocks held in Fish Hoek on Friday 13 August, twenty (20) people were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. Read More

Crackdown on Liquor Issues at Nightclub in Parow Central Business District

15 August 2010

A number of night clubs in the Parow Central Business District (CBD) were fined for various offences on Friday night (13 August 2010) during a joint operation between City Law Enforcement's Liquor Enforcement Unit, the Vice Squad, Metro Police and... Read More

Public is Encouraged to Use Public Transport for Football Matches at Cape Town Staduim

15 August 2010

Cape Town Stadium will host the highly anticipated Premiership League double-header on Friday 27 August 2010. Read More

City Traffic Services Concerned about Popularity of Drag-Racing

15 August 2010

Two motorists were arrested for reckless or negligent driving during a drag-racing operation in Ottery on Tuesday 10 August. One motorist, a 19-year-old male driving a Mercedes AMG belonging to his father, was caught driving at 156 km/h in a 70km/h... Read More

Shark Siren at Muizenberg Beach Temporarily out of Order

12 August 2010

The City of Cape Town would like to notify all beach users that the shark siren at Muizenberg Beach is out of order, thus affecting the Shark Spotters' usual means of warning the public that a shark has been spotted. Read More

City to Host Youth Environmental School Climate Change and Energy Week

12 August 2010

The City of Cape Town's Environmental Resource Management, Disaster Risk Management and Electricity Services Departments will be hosting a Climate Change and Energy Week from 16 to 19 August 2010. The focus will be on electricity savings/safety and... Read More

Road Closures and Safety Arrangements for Athlone Towers Demolition

11 August 2010

Part of the N2 and the M17 (Jan Smuts Drive), as well as the Metrorail line between Langa and Pinelands station, fall within this exclusion zone and will therefore be closed for part of the day. Other road closures may be necessary to avoid gridlock... Read More

Media Alert: City to Launch New Public Open Space in Delft

10 August 2010

The City of Cape Town will celebrate another phase of the 'Quality Open Space' project in Delft tomorrow, 12 August. The City's Executive Mayor, Alderman Dan Plato, and Councillor for Ward 12, Councillor Willie Jaftha will officiate.Date: Thursday,... Read More

Media Alert: Prize-giving for City's 'Hand-Washing Campaign' Poster Competition

10 August 2010

The City of Cape Town's Health Directorate will today host the prize-giving for its 'Hand-Washing Campaign' poster competition. Read More

Traffic Services Intensify Drag-Racing Operations in the Southern Suburbs

9 August 2010

Cape Town Traffic Services is successfully targeting illegal drag-racing, focusing specifically on complaint areas such as Sacks Circle in Bellville; Klipfontein Road in Athlone and more recently, the residential areas of Ottery, Wetton and Wynberg. Read More

City Erects New Shark Signage at its Beaches

4 August 2010

The City of Cape Town, in conjunction with the Shark Spotters Programme, has designed three new signs to improve shark safety on Cape Town's beaches. Read More

Cape Town Mayor to Tour Khayelitsha on Horse-Drawn Cart

2 August 2010

The Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Alderman Dan Plato, and Charlotte Maxeke Sub-Council Chairperson, Councillor Stuart Pringle, will participate in a cultural township tour of Khayelitsha on a horse-drawn cart. Read More

Western Cape to Host the African Karate Championships

2 August 2010

Karate South Africa, in conjunction with various karate associations from the Boland area and Western Province, will host the 13th Senior African Karate Championships at the Bellville Velodrome from 06 to 07 August 2010. Read More

City of Cape Town to Officially Open the Mandalay Hall

1 August 2010

The City of Cape Town's Sport, Recreation and Amenities Department will officially open the Mandalay Community Hall in Mitchells Plain on Tuesday 03 August 2010.The City's Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services, Councillor Brett Herron,... Read More

Weekend Road Accidents: Injuries, Fatalities and Scores Arrested

1 August 2010

City of Cape Town Traffic Officers arrested nine motorists for driving under the influence of alcohol during a roadblock held in Albert Road, Woodstock on Friday evening, 30 July. Read More

City of Cape Town's Beach Walk Celebrates Women's Day

1 August 2010

The City of Cape Town's Sport, Recreation and Amenities Department will celebrate Women's Day by hosting a five kilometre (5 km) beach walk on Monday 09 August. The five kilometre (5 km) loop will start and end at the Strand Lifesaving Club in Beach... Read More