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VRCID celebrates 10 years

Originally published in the TygerBurger The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District’s staff and board members had reason to celebrate at an event held to mark the CID’s 10th birthday. Not only are they the biggest CID in the country by geographic region, but they’ve also arguably been the most successful, with many successful innovations starting […]

El-Theos drop in centre takes street children camping

Over the years, our VRCID social team has made an effort to get to know and assist the homeless and destitute citizens within the VRCID.  We have developed a particular soft spot for children that have ended up on the street due to neglection at home or becoming involved in drugs. El-Theos Drop-in Centre for […]

Notice of Annual General Meeting 2018

The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District NPC (VRCID) will be hosting its Annual General Meeting (AGM). All stakeholders are invited to a review of the year’s activities, approval of the extension of the SRA term and planning for 2017/18. Date : 29 November 2018 Time :  18:00 Venue :   C.R. Louw Auditorium Sanlam Head Office, Voortrekker Road […]

The establishment of a Walk-in and Crisis Centre

The Board of Tygerberg Association for Street People (TASP) has discovered through research and experience that the vulnerable group, called Street People, are the people in the City boundaries that are the most at Risk.  Because they live on the Street they are the most disrespected easy target that can be hurt.  The police chase […]


It was a day of great celebrations, networking and conversations for around 100 diverse locals, businesses and organisations from the Tygerberg area who joined in the annual Tygerberg Let’s Talk & Awards closing event on Sunday 29 October at the Celeb Theatre, Bellville.   The initiative provides a unique platform to recognise and honour some […]

Keeping Voortrekker Road safe and clean

Article by Nielen De Klerk Keeping Voortrekker Road safe and clean is a job that brings many challenges and often unexpected joy. This is one of the many things Jeanne Preston, operational manager of the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), has learned in the more than two years he has been working in the area. […]


The 5th Annual Tygerberg Heritage Festival will be taking place this weekend on Saturday 14 October from 1pm to 4pm and Sunday 15 October from 2pm to 5pm. Both events will be taking place at Parow High School, Voortrekker Road, Parow. The Festival Day and Tygerberg’s Talent Finals on Saturday 14 October from 1pm to […]

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