CITY

Parkwood families await repairs to fire-ravaged council flats

Two council units in Parkwood burnt down in May and June. Residents were given containers to live in

By Mary-Anne Gontsana - 10 July 2018
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Maynard Street residents snubbed by mayoral committee members

“They are running away from accountability to the electorate” says community spokesperson

By Aidan Jones - 21 May 2018
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State of the art library to open in Dunoon

Libraries in poor communities have to be built from scratch

By Annie Cebulski - 16 May 2018

Cape Town councillor promises new social housing by 2019

Activists vow to continue occupying Helen Bowden Nursing Home and Woodstock Hospital

By Annie Cebulski - 11 May 2018
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Violent clashes between Mitchells Plain and Siqalo residents

30 people arrested for public violence

By Annie Cebulski - 2 May 2018
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Anger over 10,000-seater stadium for Observatory

“We want development that supports the area,” says resident

By Aidan Jones - 11 April 2018
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Grand Parade Traders squeezed by City

Barricades in preparation for cycle tour are ruining business while vendors still have to pay rent

By Bernard Chiguvare - 6 March 2018
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One-year-old, R12 million Atlantis park vandalised

Residents say the community has other priorities

By Peter Luhanga - 28 February 2018
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Foreshore development was one of the reasons for De Lille fallout

Plans pushed through by senior official, claims mayor’s executive director

By Steve Kretzmann - 26 February 2018
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Residents object to R1.6 million fence for Wynberg Park

City says it is going ahead but will assess the fence route and meet the community

By Tariro Washinyira - 15 November 2017
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Philip Kgosana honoured in Cape Town

De Waal Drive renamed after struggle veteran

By Tariro Washinyira - 13 October 2017
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De Lille urges: Build better homes for the poor

City agreement with developers expected to fast track land approvals and rezoning for affordable housing

By Barbara Maregele - 12 October 2017
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Retreat residents want City to dump rubbish site plan

Cape Town plans to greatly expand its drop-off facility for bulky waste and recyclables

By Zoe Postman and Denise Patterson - 25 September 2017
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City of Cape Town to provide eight new spaces for homeless people

Councillor admits current law enforcement approach a “lost cause” that’s “foolish” to continue

By Maxwell Roeland - 15 September 2017
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Cape Town parking marshals made to work through storm

“We are staying in shacks. We don’t know what is going to happen at home”

By Trevor Bohatch - 7 June 2017
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Community faces uncertain future after fire in Imizamo Yethu

Mixed reaction among residents to City plans to reblock

By Thembela Ntongana - 17 March 2017