Crime stats reflect increase in violent crimes

Police stations in the greater Athlone area show increases in murder, attempted murder and sexual offences.

One-man show

Comedian Keenan Cerff brings his debut one-man show, I Joked My Way Out, to Cape Town.

Missa Solemnis

The University of Cape Town’s South African College of Music orchestra and the Symphony Choir of Cape Town will be performing Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis on Tuesday October 15.

Charity run

CCN editor Chantel Erfort ran the Cape Town Marathon 12km Peace Trail Run in aid of the Cape of Good Hope SPCA.

Cansa donation

Every year, workshop owner Shanaaz Parker hosts a Cuppa for Cansa to raise money for the organisation.

90th birthday

Greenhaven resident Abel Nathaniel Arendse has three sons, two granddaughters, and a grandson, who keep him busy.

Read of the Week

Marsha Leitch reviews Lucinda Riley's The Love Letter.

Simple exercise programme for stroke survivors

Dr Zastron developed a cost-effective and simple task-specific eight-week sensory-motor training programme to determine whether exercise can improve the connectivity strength between different affected areas of the brain, as well as functional recovery in chronic stroke survivors.

Baariek takes his first show to stage

Drugs, crime, and sex gnaw away at innocence, and their ready availability can be hard to resist for young people with few options in a poor and violent neighbourhood.

Called to care for children

Jill Turner says the Parow office gets five to seven child-abuse-case referrals daily from schools and the Western Cape Education Department.