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Cable thief nabbed

Recently the CIDC received a tip-off of a homeless man in possession of Metro Rail cable that was stolen the night before. A CIDC Section Leader and an Officer responded and an elderly male in possession of a trolley with … Continue reading

March 29, 2019

CIDC Control Room Operator’s swift action applauded

On 28 March at approximately 13h15 an Inspector of Golden Arrow Bus services called the CIDC Control room, reporting that an elderly male had fallen from a bench at the bus terminus. Around his neck was a chain which read … Continue reading

Shelters urged to apply for Winter Readiness Programme

Shelters are advised to apply for the City of Cape Towns Winter Readiness Programme. Registered non-profit organisations have until Friday April 5 to submit applications for the City of Cape Town’s Winter Readiness Programme.   The programme, which runs from … Continue reading

March 22, 2019

Going beyond call of duty: CIDC assists elderly couple to find car

At 11h15 yesterday morning, 26 February, Section Leader (SL) Twalinca came across an elderly couple in Wilderness Road looking for their car in the vicinity of the Kingsbury Hospital. They joined him in the CIDC vehicle and together they searched … Continue reading

February 27, 2019

More cops on streets

In a bid to get police officers actively involved in fighting crime on the streets rather than spending time at the stations, provincial minister of community safety Alan Winde launched a week-long pilot project that saw provincial government employees volunteer … Continue reading

February 21, 2019

Vineyard Hotel’s deluxe apartments awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating

The Vineyard Hotel recently announced that their deluxe apartments have been awarded a 5 Star Green Star rating by the Green Building Council of South Africa. The “living with nature” brief, interpreted by Revel Fox and Partners, achieves a sense of timeless, distinctive comfort that also espouses … Continue reading

November 2, 2018

Claremont commercial office space increases with six new developments

During the past decade, the total value of property within the Claremont CBD has risen from R1.4 billion to over R7 billion. During the past year alone, the value of property in the CBD has risen by R1.9 billion. Claremont’s … Continue reading

August 30, 2018

CIDC mentors new graduates

From left are interns Zolani Mbuku, Brandon Blauw and Sinethemba Mazwayi with Claremont Improvement District Company administration manager Karen Bailey. PHOTOs: Nomzamo Yuku The Claremont Community Improvement District Company (CIDC) recently welcomed three graduates from 18 Alpha at Chrysalis Academy … Continue reading

August 21, 2018

Officer of the Month award: Officer Nomandela

Congratulations to CIDC Officer Nomandela, who over the past month has made several outstanding arrests within the CBD. Officer Nomandela made arrests for crimes which included two cases of possession of illegal substances, the theft of a cash register and … Continue reading

April 16, 2018