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Change someone’s life: take part in VRCID’s ‘Baadjies en Beanies’ project

Take part and change someone’s life in the VRCID Social Development Team’s ‘Baadjies en Beanies’ project, in partnership with Radio Tygerberg 104FM and Shiloh Synergy. In reflection of the year that’s just passed, the VRCID Social Development Team look back on 2019 with gratitude, and towards this upcoming year with hope and ambition. Wilma Piek, […]

Your VRCID will continue to overcome obstacles and strive for a better tomorrow

The VRCID’s Social Development Department, under the management of Wilma Piek, is fuelled by the team’s passion to serve the homeless and vulnerable people on the streets of Bellville and Parow and surrounding areas. Working towards the development of an area significantly challenged by urban decay is no easy task, but Wilma and her team […]

VRCID reiterates mandate and focus areas

This year, like any other year, the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID) will focus on its mandate and three focus areas: public safety, cleaning and social upliftment.


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 […]

Boston Centre squatters evicted

 By LIZAHN WENTZEL  Squatters in the derelict Boston Centre were given their marching orders this week by a court-backed eviction order. The Red Ants moved on the building on Tuesday morning. They were joined by Bellville police and law enforcement as well as officials from the City and the Department of Social Development. Bellville police spokeswoman, […]

Celebrating VRCID’s positive impact

On Thursday, 3 August 2017, we hosted an event to celebrate our contribution to the Bellville and Parow community and to launch the plans for our next five-year term. There were over 150 city officials, partners, board members and local business owners in attendance and it was a joyous occasion of sharing ideas, toasting future […]

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