Hanover park

HPark CPF to host mass meeting

The Hanover Park Community Police Forum (CPF) will be hosting a mass meeting with residents on Wednesday evening to discuss possible steps in the new anti-crime campaign. The CPF will take into consideration any possible recommendations made by residents, on how to irradiate the surge of gang violence and drugs.[…]

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HPark residents hold peace march

The community of Hanover Park on Sunday took to the streets and homes of the many drug houses in the area to show their dismay at the gang violence that has erupted recently.  Leader of the march Imam Toyer Rodriques said residents were irate as many innocent lives are being[…]

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HPark launches crime campaign, after 13 killed

Hanover Park residents have lashed out at gangsters taking the community hostage, amid a surge in gang shootings over the past two weeks. At the launch of a new anti-crime campaign on Thursday at the Hanover Park Civic Center, residents vowed to reclaim their streets. Over the past two weeks,[…]

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HPark residents frustrated with hospital services

The Hanover Park day hospital has come under fire recently by residents who say the services at the hospital is nothing short of appalling. The hospital is facing an overcrowding issue, as it deals with an influx of patients from the Dr Aburahman Community Health Centre in Kewtown, which is[…]

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Missing children cases worries parents

A recent spike in missing children on the Cape Flats has raised concern amongst parents. In the last week alone as many as five youngsters have gone missing in and around Hanover Park, a worrisome trend during the school holidays. In one particular case, 19 year old Zunaid Begg from[…]

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City to address HPark complaints

A number of Hanover Park residents have been forced to endure poor living conditions, after being moved to temporary housing settlements whilst the City of Cape Town revamps their old council flats. The residents, who are now residing in converted shipping containers, have complained of poor maintenance, and a lack[…]

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Residents bemoan Council flats upgrade

The City of Cape Town says the completion of the community residential unit refurbishment programme in Hanover Park completed six months ahead of time is a breakthrough. The refurbished units form part of the Hanover Park A Upgrade project and it has been completed six months ahead of schedule. The[…]

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Elderly smile on Madiba Day

VOC News joined Western Cape Minister of Social Development, Albert Fritz at the GH Starck Centre for the Aged in Hanover Park to do a blanket drive as part of the 67-minute initiative for Mandela Day. Fritz and a team from the Department of Social Development (DSD) spent their hour[…]

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New gunshot sensor on Flats

New gun fire technology is being piloted in Hanover Park. The latest addition to tackling crime on the Cape Flats will act as a mechanism to notify police of gun fires, the exact location of the shot, whether the person was moving while shooting and how many shots were fired.This[…]

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