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WATCH: Heideveld hosts basketball clinic

Heideveld Basketball Club says there are more success stories than there are social ills in the community. In a quest to promote sport for a fruitful future for their youth, the club is using basketball to help youngsters make better life choices. Written by Lonwabo Marele, video by Fuad Esack.

WATCH: Gatesville-based swimming club nurtures future swimmers

Marlin Swimming Club in Gatesville aims to improve the community's swimming skills and fitness levels in a competitive yet fun and motivating environment. Founded by Anwar Rinquest, Fatima and Riyaad Phillips, the NPO, which has produced provincial and national swimmers in its five years of existence, puts social development at the top of its agenda.

Gang wars put lives at risk

From January to March this year the ShotSpotter programme detected 1 465 gunshots in Hanover Park and Manenberg which resulted in 15 injuries and three arrests made.

Youth outing

Moegamat Allie Mansoor, chairperson of MHCBT said the day was all about taking Manenberg’s vulnerable children out of the gang-infested area for a day of fun.

Youth Day event

There were various activities to take part in including face painting, soccer, netball, painting, yoga.

Women’s group tackles first big project

Evelyn van Niekerk, who heads up the Ward 46 Women for Change group, said they invited seniors who were not part of a seniors’ club, and those who spent most of their days at home.

Win tickets to Snow White

The well-known children’s fairy tale, directed by Cheryl Abromowitz and Caryn Reznik, is recommended for children from two years and up.

The Little Mermaid

There are packages for families. Book at Computicket. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Santa Shoebox Project.

Stalwart principal says goodbye

Kevin Pretorius, from Athlone, grew up in Bridgetown, and matriculated at Bridgetown High School in Athlone. From 1980 to 1982 he returned to teach there.

Service shows crack in store’s customer care

Consumer lawyer Trudie Broekmann said that if any goods are defective, a consumer can return them within six months from the date on which they were delivered to the customer.