Do you live in a Burglary Hot Spot or a Suburb Safe Zone?

"If property owners do not take collective action as a neighbourhood community, the affect on everyone's property values in that neighbourhood could be very negative", says Cape Town real estate broker, Andre de Villiers from Cape Town. De Villiers was previously a Neighbourhood Watch Chairperson for a popular Cape Town coastal suburb. "My experience is that there are far ...
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Wildfire: Glencairn Expressway

Firefighters are battling a blaze on the mountain slopes at the Glencairn Expressway, the City of Cape Town Fire and Rescue Services said. Initially six firefighting vehicles were called to the scene, near Stone Haven Estate at 13:00, spokesperson Liezl Moodie said. This had since been increased to 10. They were being helped by Table Mountain National Parks. City and T...
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Halloween Safety Tips

This Saturday is Halloween, so dress to scare and remember that children in Glencairn often like to dress up for Halloween and go 'trick or treating'. If you would like to participate and have them ring your doorbell, please decorate your gate with something “Halloween-ish” (e.g. an orange balloon, jack-o-lantern etc.) and have your bowl of treats ready. Walk Safely Cr...
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Motorists encouraged to renew vehicle licence discs online

Motorists whose vehicle licence discs will expire on 31 October 2015 and are renewable by 21 November 2015 will not be receiving renewal notices. The City of Cape Town asks motorists to act proactively to ensure that the necessary arrangements are made and to renew discs online. The National Department of Transport’s (DOT) transfer of the Electronic National Traffic Informat...
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Tips for bin use

As we look around our beautiful country we all too often see plastic bottles, cans, glass bottles and cups, plastic, paper and a whole lot of other rubbish littering our streets, our parks, our neighbourhoods, our rivers and many other places in our environment. No waste company can keep a town or city clean when residents litter and dump illegally or randomly. If residents ...
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Fill a Bag, Win a Board

It’s that easy to win a surfboard in the Tuffy Beach Clean-Up competition. Fill a Tuffy bag with litter collected from your favourite beach and send the evidence to comps@zigzag.co.za, which will put you in line to win a brand new board sponsored by Firewire and Share the Stoke Foundation each month until the end of January 2016. Chas Everitt False Bay will be keeping stock of...
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Tolling trial of the century to commence in High Court today

STATEMENT BY THE CITY’S MAYORAL COMMITTEE MEMBER: TRANSPORT FOR CAPE TOWN, COUNCILLOR BRETT HERRON Tuesday, 11 August 2015, will mark the first day of the City of Cape Town’s long awaited application to the Western Cape High Court for reviewing and setting aside SANRAL’s proposed tolling of portions of the N1 and N2 freeways. Our application could be regarded as the trial...
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