Post Tagged with: "Alderman JP Smith"

Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

Neighbourhood Watches in the ‘Express Lane’

17th August 2017 at 10:45 am 0 comments

Neighbourhood watches are in the fast lane thanks to a new system. The system, that comprises base radios and applications like WhatsApp, Telegram and Link, allows 79 city neighbourhood watches (including those in Melkbosstrand, Atlantis and Parklands) to relay incidents, post warnings or request emergency assistance. The neighbourhood watch radioRead More

‘Suspicious spate of fires’

‘Suspicious spate of fires’

17th January 2017 at 6:05 pm 0 comments

“Truly suspicious,” is how Alderman JP Smith, the City’s Mayoral Committee Member for Safety and Security, today described the spite of fires around the Cape Peninsula. According to Smith the City’s Fire and Rescue Service has had to battle 5 465 fires (an average of 75 a day) between 1 NovemberRead More

Increase in Guy Fawkes Injuries

Increase in Guy Fawkes Injuries

7th November 2016 at 5:36 pm 0 comments

The “massive headache” of Guy Fawkes is over for another year. According to the City of Cape Town nearly 30 000 people visited designated firework sites on Guy Fawkes (5 November). Table View and Maiden’s Cove were the busiest sites, with 15 000 and 10 000 estimated revellers respectively. The two sites alsoRead More

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