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Stylish addition to Claremont streetscape under construction

Artist’s impression of no. 1 Osborne Road, Claremont Pic source: Property24 Located in the heart of Claremont, on the corner of Osborne and Cavendish Road, No 1 Osborne Road, currently under construction, will be a stylish addition to the Claremont … Continue reading

June 20, 2022

Alert CIDC officer thwarts burglar’s escape

    Earlier this week at 21:50 in the evening, CIDC Security Officer Mzekwana called for back-up via the CIDC’s radio communication.   He reported a male running from Draper Street towards Claremont Main Road. CIDC Officers responded to the … Continue reading

June 17, 2022

City disburses nearly R10m to NGOs to assist persons off the street

  The grant-in-aid funding to 11 NGOs, totalling more than R9,8 million will be used for a range of programmes and interventions over the next six months. Today, the organisations signed their Memoranda of Agreement with the City’s Social Development … Continue reading

June 15, 2022

Another social outreach success story for CIDC

A 29 year old male from KwaZulu Natal requested assistance from the CIDC as he was trying to locate his girlfriend. He came from KwaZulu-Natal specifically to find her. After a few failed attempts and nowhere to go he landed … Continue reading

May 24, 2021

Another successful Claremont homeless relocation

A 58 year old male, living on the streets for approximately 38 years, took ill two weeks ago and was was taken to Groote Schuur Hospital with the assistance of the CIDC. When he returned from hospital, daily interactions took … Continue reading

May 11, 2021

Blue Dot taxis: Western Cape’s plan to improve public transport

The Western Cape government hopes to improve the taxi industry in the province and the safety of passengers through its “blue dot” taxi initiative. Around 1,300 taxis will take part in the nine-month pilot programme, which will enable passengers to anonymously … Continue reading

May 7, 2021

Revised informal trading plan for Claremont CBD gets green light

The Council-approved revised informal trading plan for Ward 59 will see existing informal trading bays being better placed for economic opportunities in the Claremont CBD. The revised informal trading plan will create a total of 63 trading opportunities. These are … Continue reading

May 5, 2021

From the desk of Abdul Kerbelker: Executive Manager, CIDC

22 May 2020 I have often dismissed these types of memes as trite and shallow but find myself looking at them with new eyes during a new and difficult time in our country. No, we will not bounce back. We … Continue reading

May 22, 2020

From the desk of Abdul Kerbelker: CIDC Executive Manager

14 May 2020 As you like it: Act 2, Scene 1 – William Shakespeare Sweet are the uses of adversity,Which, like the toad, ugly and venomous,Wears yet a precious jewel in his head.And this our life, exempt from public haunt,Finds … Continue reading

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