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VRCID invited to attend a Business Improvement District Conference in Sweden

Derek Bock, Chief Operating Officer of the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), was invited by the Secretary-General of the Safer Sweden organisation to attend a conference in Stockholm and speak on the City Improvement District model and the relationship with the authorities in terms of public safety. Themed ‘Place Making and City Improvement Districts’, […]

Residents advised to be more vigilant

Nuus Residents advised to be more vigilant 03 April 2019 06:01 Residents are advised to be more aware of their surroundings to make crime difficult for criminals. Last week, a video shared more than 4 000 times on social media, shows a woman stealing an elderly woman’s handbag and leaving a store located in Parow.

El-Theos getting ready for first family camp

The El-Theos drop-in centre, in partnership with the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), is planning their first family camp from Friday 5 to Sunday 7 April at the John Power campsite near Strandfontein.

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.

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.

Students: stay safe with these pro tips

Student life is often fast paced and filled with activity. From studying and writing tests, to attending social events and parties. For many, this is the first time away from home and there is a lot to take in; a new environment, new people, a new way of doing things. Sadly, students are targeted by […]

67 Cameras for CBD

The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID) partnered with Securitas South Africa to launch 53 CCTV and 14 License Plate Recognition (LRP) cameras at the new security operations centre on Wednesday, 18 July.  

Eye in the sky to watch criminals

Criminals operating in the Bellville and Parow CBDs will now have a literal eye in the sky watching them. The Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID), along with Securitas South Africa, have built a CCTV and Licence Plate Recognition (LRP) security operations centre which will cover most of the Bellville and Parow CBD areas.  

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