Increase in residential fires

The statistics for June show a decrease in the number of informal settlement fires, but a 15% increase in formal residential fires.

Calls for comment on Gandhi statue donation

The public participation process will officially take place from Monday July 15 to Friday July 26.

Read of the Week

Lauren O’Connor-May reviews Silent Night by the popular Danielle Steel.

Streets flow with sewage

The list of service requests include reported blockages, which could often be linked to a blocked sewer main.

A Night at the Opera

The audience will be treated to arias, duets and excerpts from operas by Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini, Bizet and more.

Prins’ solo recital

Megan-Geoffrey Prins will play the Variations on a Theme by Corelli; Carl Vine’s Piano Sonata; five preludes by Clade Debussy, including favourites such as Voilles, Les collines d`Anacapri, and La fille aux cheveux de lin and a new work.

Just Men

This season will offer a series of workshops for men, led by community leaders from gender-based organisations, on Saturdays July 20 and 27 and August 3.

Church celebrates 40th anniversary

Reverend Rosemary Beukes of the Mitchell’s Plain United Church says they acknowledge the social ills of substance abuse, violence and admit to the challenges of unemployment, lack of education, the need for equal opportunities and proper medical care.

Church hosts holiday programme

The children received breakfast, lunch and a snack as well as party packets and had a great time together.

School holiday programme

More than 60 children from Eastridge, also members of the church, were bused in every day.