Guy Fawkes

Gusty Southeaster hampers Guy Fawkes

Twenty-two injuries, 18 of them children, were reported during last night’s Guy Fawkes Day activities in the Mother City.  The City of Cape Town’s Safety and Security Directorate says last night’s gusting south easter winds caused havoc in some areas. The wind conditions resulted in the early closure of many[…]

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Child injured during Cape Peninsula Guy Fawkes activities

A 10-year-old boy has been hospitalised after sustaining facial injuries during Guy Fawkes activities at Strandfontein in the Cape Peninsula. Details surrounding the incident are unclear at this stage. Mayoral Committee Member for Safety in the City of Cape Town, JP Smith, says they were also forced to close designated[…]

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SPCA bemoans ‘worst Guy Fawkes in years’

The Cape of Good Hope SPCA is still dealing with a flood of complaints of distressed animals affected by the loud bangs of fireworks on Guy Fawkes Day on Wednesday evening. The SPCA says this year’s Guy Fawkes Day was the worst in years. On Wednesday evening, the SPCA’s Inspection[…]

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Complaints and injuries mark Guy Fawkes

The City of Cape Town’s enforcement agencies had their hands full once again as thousands of people marked Guy Fawkes across the city on Wednesday. Metro Police, Law Enforcement, Traffic Services, Disaster Risk Management and Fire and Rescue Services were deployed at the eight designated fireworks sites, while also maintaining[…]

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City issues warning ahead of Guy Fawkes Day

The City of Cape Town has issued a call for locals to adhere to the rule of the law, when discharging fireworks on Guy Fawkes Day. This follows a spate of complaints received during last year’s addition of the annual event, which saw nearly 13 000 fireworks being confiscated on[…]

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