Green Point

Green Point Common could become heritage site

Residents and ratepayers of Green Point have submitted a proposal that aims to declare the popular Green Point Common a heritage site. According to Councillor Dave Bryant, the proposal was submitted by the Green Point Ratepayers Association (GPRA). “The GPRRA and heritage officials at the City of Cape Town have[…]

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Housing activists occupy Green Point bowling club

Reclaim the City used Workers’ Day to step up their campaign for access to affordable housing near Cape Town’s city centre. The housing activist group occupied a lawn belonging to the Atlantic Green Point Bowling Club on Wednesday morning. The activists also constructed a wall made of concrete blocks, measuring[…]

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Three arrested by rapid response from SAPS

Three armed suspects were caught red handed over the weekend during a foiled business robbery in Philippi East. According to police spokesperson, Andre Traut, two illegal weapons without serial numbers and eight 9mm rounds were confiscated. “The quick response by members attached to the Western Cape Flying Squad led to[…]

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Paraglider seriously injured in Cape Town crash

One person was seriously injured in a paragliding accident in Green Point, Cape Town, on Monday. City of Cape Town fire and rescue services spokesperson, Theo Layne, said the paraglider crashed in Beach Road, Green Point, on Monday afternoon. She was assisted by paramedics and fire rescue services. She was[…]

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City unveils Green Point Athletics Stadium

After a nearly two year delay in construction, the City of Cape Town on Thursday finally unveiled an upgraded Green Point Athletics Stadium, with the goal of making the city a hub for athletics in South Africa. The facility was originally meant to open in February 2013, but issues with[…]

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10km Big Walk back

Capetonians can start getting into shape for the annual 10km Big Walk, the largest community walk, to take place on Sunday 1 March 2015 at the Green Point Track in Cape Town. The fundraising event will now be called the Sunfoil 10km Big Walk, after a new title sponsor came[…]

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Cape father bemoans ‘illegal evictions’

Cape Town father Pieter Louw says his family and others have become the latest victims of unchecked arbitrary evictions in the Sea-Point/Green Point precinct, despite arbitrary evictions being illegal, according to South African law. Arbitrary evictions are defined as forced evictions acted out upon tenants without the support of a[…]

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