Surprise Metrorail trip with President of Cape Chamber of Commerce

Dec 22, 2017 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

On Thursday 14 December 2017 I took the Metrorail northern line to experience what the conditions are like for commuters who travel between the northern suburbs and the Cape Town …

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CRUMBLING WALL IN DEVILS PEAK REPLACED

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 …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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“You don’t represent me” – open letter by Teun Baartman

Nov 23, 2011 3 Comments ›› Brett Herron

Yesterday was Black Tuesday. The day our civil liberties were assaulted by our national government. The letter below was written by Mr Teun Baartman of Woodstock. It is written in …

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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 …

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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 …

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Eastern Blvd, which cuts through Ward 57, renamed Nelson Mandela Blvd by Mayor De Lille

Jul 15, 2011 No Comments ›› Brett Herron

On Friday 15th July 2011, Mayor De Lille officially renamed the Eastern Boulevard to Nelson Mandela Boulevard. The timing of the renaming coincides with the weekend when the world celebrates …

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City of Cape Town’s new Reintegration and Rehabilitation Programme for Street People to be piloted in Ward 57

Jun 30, 2011 6 Comments ›› Brett Herron

The City of Cape Town’s pilot project for the reintegration and rehabilitation of homeless people was presented at a recent meeting of the Ward 57 Social Issues Forum. This programme …

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