Crime victim threatens to sue cops

JOHN HARVEYA former Harfield Village resident intends suing the Minister of Police for negligence, claiming he has been repeatedly brushed off by SAPS members...

Cops deny reports of car accident

TAURIQ HASSEN Claremont police have invoked the ire of the community when they did not respond to an accident involving five cars in Newlands...

Community Chest Carnival revamped

The four-day Community Chest Carnival has been revamped with gourmet food trucks, craft beers and wine tasting to satisfy the taste buds of the...

Beloved theatre veteran bows out at 64

Jamie Petersen John Caviggia, a South African theatre veteran known for his larger than life personality and flambouyant character, died on March 13, at...

‘Microwave officer’ resigns

JOHN HARVEYThe 45-year-old police officer who was based at the Pinelands police station and stands accused of cooking blood samples to extort money from...

Zabalaza Theatre Festival ready to dazzle audiences

Forty productions have been invited to take part in this year’s Baxter Zabalaza Theatre Festival, from Saturday March 12 to Friday March 18.Among them...

Well-known pianists meet at the Baxter

Two of South Africa’s most re-nowned pianists, Kathleen Tagg and Andre Petersen, have joined forces to perform Where Worlds Collide: Kathleen Tagg and André...

Upset over new gun licence law

JOHN HARVEYA Claremont pensioner fears that a decision to no longer accept late gun licence renewals will place people at risk as the suburb...

Thorny question of interest on rental deposits

Thierry Gardeur was unhappy when estate agent Brooks and Michaels (B&M) gave him 1 percent interest on a deposit of R8 250 he paid...

Students have accommodation sorted

Six students from Pinelands-based Tertiary School in Business Administration (TSiBA), have been sponsored accommodation while finishing their bachelor’s degrees. TSiBA is a non-profit business...