Increase in residential fires

The statistics for June show a decrease in the number of informal settlement fires, but a 15% increase in formal residential fires.

Calls for comment on Gandhi statue donation

The public participation process will officially take place from Monday July 16 to Friday July 26.

Police called to action

About 500 residents took to the streets and blockaded roads, calling on the police to work harder to stop relentless waves of gang violence that have taken countless lives in Hanover Park and surrounds.

Fund-raising gala concert

The audience will be treated to arias, duets and excerpts from operas by Mozart, Rossini, Bellini, Verdi, Puccini, Bizet and more.

Prins’ solo recital

Megan-Geoffrey Prins, the 2019 Standard Bank Young Artist for Music, will present a solo recital exploring the multi-faceted nature of piano repertoire, at the Baxter Theatre on Saturday July 27.

Just men

This season will offer a series of workshops for men, led by community leaders from gender-based organisations, on Saturdays July 20 and 27 and August 3.

No arrests for baby’s rape

Bishop Lavis police station’s spokesman Brigadier Christopher Jones said a rape case was opened at the station.

Police need help finding gunman

The two men, aged 24 and 27, were shot in Reagan Crescent, according to Athlone police spokeswoman Sergeant Zita Norman.

Shame on bad public relations

Tessa van Rooyen has written to us.

Ignore negativity says singer Jarrad

Jarrad Ricketts started singing at the tender age of nine, as part of the church choir at St Theresa’s parish in Welcome Estate and released his first single, Don’t want your love, when he was 19 years old.