Street kids need more resources

The Parow and Northern Suburbs Western Cape Street Children held a sub-forum meeting on Thursday 7 March. The members present highlighted issues about the increase of street children in the northern suburbs.

Safe Space: changing lives, one day at a time

Safe Space, a step down shelter in Bellville, is in the process of upgrading their facilities. Located on the premises of what used to be the Scout’s Hall in A.J. West Street, Bellville, Safe Space has provided secure overnight accommodation for homeless in the area for the past two years. The negotiations of the Safe […]

Standing together

The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), which aims to keep the Parow area clean and safe, is asking for the support of the community.

VRCID operational during festive season

The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), which had cameras installed targetting the hotspot areas in Bellville and Parow CBD areas earlier this year, aims to roll out even more cameras in the new year.

VRCID aims to help

The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District(VRCID) aims to keep the Parow area clean and safe and to create a sustainable enviroment, despite the social problems plaguing the area.  

Open Streets back in Bellville

Open Streets will return to Bellville on Sunday 25 November. Between 09:00 and 14:00 on that day, a portion of Voortrekker Road will be closed to vehicles and open to people who can come and enjoy a car free space, by foot, bicycle,skateboard or any other form of non motorised transport.

Working with the GTP for lasting change

When you walk along the Voortrekker Road corridor and survey the surrounding area, it all seems chaotic. It’s easy to imagine an internal compass guiding the daily comings and goings of the Mother City. Beautiful though that idea is, it’s not quite accurate! What many citizens may not realise is that behind the scenes there […]

Chrysalis Academy – applications now available

The Chrysalis Academy is a youth leadership development organisation as well as a social crime prevention initiative, empowering young people to take responsibility for their personal growth. To achieve its vision & mission, the Academy provides them with the necessary life skills and tools to become self-confident, economically productive and positive role models within their communities. The Chrysalis Academy is a preventative […]