Brendan van der Merwe

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Keeping Blackheath Clean in March

Illegal Dumping and Littering March saw fewer cases of dumping within the Blackheath Industrial Area. The reward to anybody who can provide me with information as to the registration number and a description of the vehicle that is dumping tyres is still on offer, we are very keen to catch this person who is responsible …

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March 2012 News

Wishing you and your families a very Happy and Blessed Easter.  If you are planning a trip, please get lots of rest and be alert and get to your destination fresh and safely.  We also reiterate the need to update information with your alarm monitoring supplier and make sure that your premises is secure by …

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Climatic Technologies enters Greening Competition

Climatic Technologies situated at 12 Anfield Road have entered the greeoing conpetition with a wonderful garden at their property. The Blackheath City Improvement District awards the company who makes the most effort to beautify their verge and factory area with a meal voucher to the value of R1000.00 that is donated in part from the …

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More on the greening competition

Warrior Construction in Electron Road

The Blackheath City Improvement District awards the company who makes the most effort to beautify their verge and factory area with a meal voucher to the value of R1000.00 that is donated in part from the Skilpadvlei Restaurant on the Stellenbosch Road. We are looking for winners again, so please make the effort to “green” …

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Fire!

ASLA helping to contain fire

On the 21st of February one of the houses in the Temporary Relocated Area (TRA) alongside Wimbledon Road started burning. ASLA phoned the fire department and attempted to stop the fire using one of their own water trucks. Three Houses however burned down.  ASLA provided mattresses and food packs for the victims and the Council …

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Projects update

BCID

Happy Valley Housing Development ASLA is glad to report that they are still on track with timing relating to the Happy Valley Formal Housing Development, even having suffered some minor complications. ASLA found vast amounts of clay at a specific site were houses need to be built. They moved the clay to the area planned …

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Traffic Issues in Blackheath

BCID

Various roadblocks and VCP’s were held in the local area by the traffic services and SAPS during February. Buttskop Rail Crossing Minibus taxi driver Jacob Humphreys was handed down an effective 20-year jail sentence in the Western Cape High Court on the 28th of February. His driver’s licence was also cancelled with immediate effect. He …

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Security Update

BCID

Crime stats indicate that crime is still on the rise and the statistics in the surrounding areas are even higher. Make sure that your premises are secure. Ensure you DO NOT make yourself a target of crime by leaving valuables unattended or easily accessible, whether in your vehicle or on your desk. We are asking …

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Verge cleaning and tree trimming – we are busy and keep Blackheath clean

We attempted to cleanse every street within the Blackheath CID Area in February and succeeded in doing so although it was a short month.  Please report any specific issues to us for immediate attention from the CID Cleansing team on 021 905 0929 who respond to matters immediately under the stewardship of Mr. Jacobus Rossouw. …

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Keep Blackheath Clean – Illegal Dumping and Littering

Dumping in Roker Close cleaned up

Dumping in Roker Close cleaned up We appeal to everyone in Blackheath to prevent littering and dumping. The BCID team collected 135 refuse bags of waste from the road verges this month of which 45 bags were used for clearing the road verges from weeds and grass and 90 bags for picking up litter along …

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