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Squatting headaches

Drugs, prostitution and other crime are rife in a squatter camp on Woodstock railway land, but it will continue to blight the area until...

Step up for some old world charm

Rails upon rails of vintage clothing as well as accessories and shoes stared back at me when I visited the Pre-Loved Market at Goodwood...

New temple of peace in Obs

Observatory residents have a new place to pursue inner peace after a Buddhist temple opened its doors in the area. The Tushita...

The harsh reality of child soldiers

Academics, community leaders and NPOs took part in a public dialogue on child soldiers at, UCT, last Wednesday.In the South African context, a child...

Ten years of uplifting youth at risk

A Woodstock non-profit is using sport to help young people in troubled Cape Flats communities.The JAG Foundation has been around for 10 years, running...

Warning for City’s piping network

The City of Cape Town’s best kept secret is the poor state on sections of its bulk water reticulation system and if Day Zero...

Thank you, nurses

Groote Schuur Hospital held a function last week ahead of International Nurses Day, to thank its nursing staff for their hard work. Thursday’s function...

Resident baffled by high water bill

From March this year, Moesceda Brown’s water bill went from R778.70 to the latest amount of R8 207.49 - which she claims is...

Police arrest 40 at Woodstock’s problematic Plasie

Police arrested 39 men and a woman during a raid on a Woodstock squatter camp.The SAPS and Metro police officers swooped on the “Plasie”...

Formal objection to alterations

A McNally and M Lloyd, Meerendal, Pinelands Pinelands is the first Garden City established in South Africa by Garden Cities which commenced building in 1922. Garden...