Annual Charity Cricket T20 match

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“Leapfrog Property Group- Southern Suburbs will be holding our 2nd Annual Charity Cricket T20 match day on 22nd November, looking for players and supporters!” Queries - contact: Francesca Beebe - Southern…

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POLICE RAID FOR DRUGS

Immediate Media Release - Date:  2015-10-13 On Saturday 2015-10-10 at 09:30, SAPS Diepriver raided a house in Gabriel Estate Plumstead. After 6 weeks of investigation an application was made to…

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Constantia Watch AGM

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Constantia Watch AGM - open to all Constantia Watch members Tue 3 Nov at 7.30 pm @ Alphen Hall Agenda : - Update on fibre to the Home project by…

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MEC Dan Plato guest speaker at Diepriver CPF AGM – not to be missed

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It can be said that the public generally accept that, fighting crime is the sole concern of the South African Police Service.  When crime in the varying formats that it does, impinges directly on, or affects one personally, all hell breaks out, as we criticise and deride the police.  Your CPF often stop to think about how and what are the public doing toward combatting/preventing crime in our immediate area and neighbourhood.  The answer unfortunately is considered to be “NO”.  Coupled with this is also the fact that, the public have very short memories.  While suggestions and effort is made to overcome and/or solve the immediate problem, and any police support gained is soon forgotten, until the next “crime situation” encountered. (more…)

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CONGRATULATIONS to our 3 local SAPS stations, especially DIEPRIVER

CONGRATULATIONS and thanks to our 3 local SAPS stations, especially DIEPRIVER.

A resident is working on analysing the latest police statistics for all the police precincts in Cape Town at present. (SAPS have replaced their original version of the statistics with an updated version as there were errors in the release of 29 September).

It is interesting to note that in the Diep River precinct crime is decreasing when looking that the grouped crime categories.

For all Contact-related crimes Diep River had the biggest decline of all the precincts in Cape Town both in terms of number and percentage in the last reported year. Only 5 of the 61 precincts in Cape Town had a decline. (more…)

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Letter to The Constantiaberg  Bulletin , 5 Oct 2015

The “spike in serious crime”  (Bulletin Oct 1st)  as revealed by S.A.P.S . statistics and comments by M.E.C. Dan Plato, was predictable, and until the National S.A.P.S. can provide the necessary resources, as well as there being a change in our socio –economic climate,  it will probably continue to increases. (more…)

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‘Broken telephone’ at Western Cape 10111 – DA

Jenna Etheridge, News24

Cape Town – Western Cape citizens are being asked to share their 10111 police call centre experiences after a recent oversight visit raised concerns.

The province’s standing committee on community safety visited the call centre in Cape Town last month.

It found a scanner that is supposed to track the number of calls to the centre had been broken since 2013, according to DA provincial community safety spokesperson Mireille Wenger on Tuesday. (more…)

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The Cape Aflame: Cape Town’s Dance with Fire

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Some of you will know that I have been very involved over the past few months with a group of photographer friends in self-publishing a book about the fires that took place in the Cape in March this year. It’s called The Cape Aflame: Cape Town’s Dance with Fire. (more…)

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