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Clovelly Road, Devils Peak after repairs


Apr 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

An old and failing retaining wall in Clovelly Avenue, Devils Peak has been beautifully replaced by the City following complaints from the residents. Here are some pictures of before, during and after the construction.

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Dog & owner drinking fountains were added to the Arnold Street Dog Park in Observatory and the Queens Park Dog Park in Woodstock

Ward funding project completed: Dog & Owner Drinking Fountains

Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

A dog and owner drinking fountain were recently added to the Arnold Street Dog Park in Observatory and to the Queens Park Dog Park in Woodstock – these were two ward allocation projects.

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Speed humps in Fairvew Ave funded from ward funding and completed April 2014

Ward Allocation Project Completed: Speed Humps Fairview Ave

Apr 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

Speed humps (traffic calming measures) in Fairview Avenue, Woodstock, were completed in April 2014 as part of my ward alocation projects.

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Brett welcomes senior citizens to the Cape Town stadium for year end event.

Mid-Term Report from your Ward Councillor – Ward 57

Feb 6, 2014 2 Comments ›› Admin

The last local government elections were held in May 2011 and I am now about half way through my term of office. The Mayor recently released a Mid-Term Report for our city government and it is also a good time for me to report to you, the residents and voters of Ward 57, on more …

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Senior Citizens Function hosted at Cape Town Stadium

Ward Allocation Projects for 2013/14 financial year.

Nov 28, 2013 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

Each ward councillor is provided with a budget of R700 000 per financial year for allocation to ward specific projects. The financial year runs from 1 July to 30 June. I have made the following allocations for this financial year: EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS TRAINING: It is no secret that South Africa has an unemployment crisis. We …

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Learners doing beading

Employability Skills Project : Garment Construction

Jun 30, 2013 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

One of the ward allocation funded projects completed in the 2012/13 financial year was a Employability Skills Programme for 20 unemployed residents of the ward. The accredited training in Garment Construction and Beading was provided in Woodstock.

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Traffic Calming in Derry Street 1

Report on the 2012/13 Ward Councillor Projects

Jun 26, 2013 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

The 2012/13 financial year saw the “ward allocation” budget being increased from R500 000 per year to R700 000. The “ward allocation” budget refers to funds available to be spent within each ward on projects identified by the ward councillor and approved by the sub-council. The increase in the budget is obviously very welcome. Throughout …

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Job Creation Projects Approved for the Ward

Feb 25, 2012 5 Comments ›› Brett Herron

2 job creation projects, that I proposed under the Mayor’s Special Projects Programme, have been approved. SALT RIVER AREA CLEANING PROJECT: This project will employ 20 unemployed ward residents, taken randomly from the City of Cape Town’s Job Seekers Data Base, and provide them with 75 days each of work opportunity. The project will involve …

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Ward 57: Have your say on the City’s new IDP

Oct 23, 2011 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

Every municipality is required to prepare a Integrated Development Plan, known as the IDP, which is the new administration’s 5 year term of office plan. Since the beginning of this term of office the Mayor and the Mayoral Committee have been preparing a draft IDP. Over the past few weeks the Mayor and Mayoral Committee …

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Obs Library Knitting Circle

Obs Library Knitting Circle have donated 10 000 beanies for babies

Sep 11, 2011 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

On Tuesday 6 September the Obs Library Knitting Circle celebrated 10 000 beanies! 10 years ago the Mowbray Maternity Hospital made a plea for baby beanies – to keep newborn babies’ heads warm – and the ladies took up the challenge of knitting the beanies…they never put their needles down and have over the past …

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