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Anger mounts in Eastridge over Stacey’s murder

By Loushe Jordaan Tempers flared in Eastridge in Mitchells Plain on Monday night as a group of residents gathered outside the home of 6 year old Stacey Adams to vent their frustrations regarding the child’s murder. However, things spiralled out of control as the angry crowd destroyed the wendy house[…]

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New rehab opens in Eastridge

Drug rehabilitation and counseling centres that use faith-based ideals as their starting point cannot rely purely on religion to aid substance abusers. This according to Western Cape MEC for Social Development at the opening of the Cape Town Drug Counselling Centre in Mitchell’s Plain’s Eastridge neighbourhood on Friday. The area[…]

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Eastridge residents on knife-edge

Residents of Eastridge in Mitchells Plain have reported a surge in gang violence and drug abuse in the area of late. Some community members say they fear walking in the street and even having to go to the shop to buy bread has become dangerous. Police have recently said three[…]

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