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City calls on residents to comment on renaming of District Six street

Following a request to rename Keizersgracht in District Six to its historical name of Hanover Street, I am now calling on residents and interested and affected parties to share their views as part of an official public participation process. Read more below:

With the legacy of Apartheid still present in many aspects of our daily lives, we need to be mindful of the ways in which we can contribute to addressing the wrongs that were committed. One such way is to restore historical names of places, streets and facilities that may have been changed during Apartheid. While there are many hardships that people will remember, there are some names that bring joy to our communities, and with that the memories that have positive associations. 

The City recently received a proposal for Keizersgracht in District Six to be renamed Hanover Street. 

The forced removals that took place during Apartheid will always bring painful memories to those who resided in District Six. The proposal is that the renaming could assist in igniting good memories for those who suffered from and experienced these removals.

I am now calling on residents to please share their views with us so that the City Council can consider the comments, and make an informed decision about the proposal to rename Keizersgracht.

The public participation process will officially take place as from 15 July to 26 July 2019. However, Capetonians can already submit their comments and share their stories with us by sending emails to

Please let us know if you agree with the proposal to have this street name changed to Hanover Street, and tell us why.

Written submissions can also be dropped off at the City’s subcouncil offices. Adverts will soon be published in newspapers across the city and we will be drawing attention to the process on the radio too.


City News 10th July 2019

city-of-capetownCITY NEWS
10 July 2019
Metro Police K9 Unit Officer Savage received a medal from Chief of the Metropolitan Police Services, Wayne Le Roux, for his exceptional work in sniffing out illegal drugs.
K9 hero honoured for outstanding service
K9 officer Savage from the Metro Police’s K9 Unit received a medal from Chief of the Metropolitan Police Services, Wayne Le Roux, for his exceptional work in sniffing out illegal drugs. Officer Savage and his handler, Constable Mosuli Faku, were involved in several search and seize operations in recent weeks and were part of a team that recovered drugs to the value of more than R160 000.

Emergency repair work at the Brakkloof Reservoir may result in low water pressure or intermittent disruptions to water supply in the South Peninsulauntil 22 July 2019.

The Long Street indoor swimming pool is closed for the next two weeks, due to a burst water pipe.

planned electricity outage is scheduled for Hout Bay harbour and surrounds on Saturday, 20 July 2019.

Keep updated on the latest service delivery disruptions and outages by following @CityofCTAlerts on Twitter.

Media and news
Increasing dam levels do not mean the drought is over

Massive upgrade underway at Zandvliet Wastewater Treatment Works

City receives industry award for Strand sea wall project

Executive Mayor Dan Plato takes Clean-up Campaign to Joe Slovo, Milnerton

Unemployed young people trained as tourist guides


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Empowering women to create change

More than R28 million was allocated to the Women for Change programme in the past financial year, which helped more than 1 500 women access essential tools and training to help make a difference in their communities.

Previously known as Women in Rental Stock, the Women for Change programme employs women via the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) where they receive training and education in a number of areas. These include disaster risk management, foetal alcohol syndrome awareness, domestic violence, as well as wellness and health promotion. They are then deployed to uplift areas where City-owned housing is situated and where there are high levels of unemployment, social challenges and crime.

The women exit the programme empowered with the knowledge of how to help log service requests related to the upkeep of buildings and streets, the ability to help provide home-based care services to the elderly and how to link substance abusers and domestic violence victims with relevant services.

If you know someone who could benefit from the programme, tell them to visit theirnearest subcouncil office to register on our Job Seekers Database. The programme runs from July 2019 to June 2020.

cautionDID YOU KNOW?

Our Motor Vehicle Registration and Licensing (MVRL) office in Goodwood is now open on Saturdays.

19-21 JulyCape Town Festival of Running, Sea Point Promenade
This coastal running event offers races in four different distances. If you are looking for a family-friendly 5 x 5 km relay, a half marathon, a 50 km run or a grueling 100 km ultra marathon, then book your place online.
20 JulyClassics at the Movies, Cape Town City Hall
Catch the launch of a new Philharmonic Orchestra consisting of 60 professional and amateur musicians from various Cape Town communities. Come and enjoy movie theme songs from Pirates of the Caribbean, Superman, The Da Vinci Code, Rocky and many more. Tickets range between R150 – R450 and can be purchased online viaComputicket.
Have Your Say

Comment on four draft contracts relating to the appointment of professional services for a Public Transport Infrastructure Programme (Tender 385C-2016-17)by 5 August.

Comment on the proposed sale of Council’s immovable property by 5 August 2019.

Candidates for the City’s swimming pool lifeguard positions faced their first assessment at the Blue Downs indoor swimming pool recently.
Lifeguard contenders pass first test

Candidates for the City’s lifeguard positions recently faced their first assessment at the Blue Downs indoor swimming pool. The shortlisted candidates for the seasonal positions were tested on their ability to swim, tread water, retrieve sunken objects, stabilise patients and more. Successful candidates will be employed throughout the summer season, starting in September 2019 to June 2020.

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The City of Cape Town has a new Service Delivery and Complaints Centre: 

Accounts and General Enquiries, such as Water, Electricity, Solid Waste, Accounts Enquiries, Valuations, Creditors Accounts, Traffic Fines, Motor Vehicle Registration, etc|  or @CityofCT on Twitteror phone 0860 103089 (between 07:30 to 17:00).

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Enquiries and/or complaints regarding :Burst and Leaking Water Mains, Faulty and Leaking water meters, Blocked and overflowing sewers, etc. can also be sent via SMS to 31373 | Electricity fault reporting, Power outages; Pre-paid meter queries can also be sent via SMS to 31220.


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They record and track all calls and will immediately mobilise the correct emergency service(s).

The City has a dedicated 24hr HOTLINE for Displaced Persons (aka vagrants, street people)  - 0800 87 22 01