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Crime briefs are published as they are received from relevant police stations. Linden police station: 011-888-9299 Business robbery: Fontainebleau: A business premises on Republic Road was robbed by three armed men. The men tied up the security guard, robbed the business and fled in an unknown vehicle. Goods to the value of R15 000 were stolen. Smash and grab: Fontainebleau: A woman was in her stationary car at a red traffic light in Rabie Street when her car window was smashed by a man who grabbed her handbag and fled the scene. Armed robbery: Linden: A man was driving his vehicle when he heard something hit it. He stopped to investigate and was approached by two men, one with a knife. The men robbed him of his wallet and cellphone.
Windsor: A man was walking along Judges Avenue when he was approached by three armed men. The men robbed him of his cellphone and wallet. Robbery: Windsor: A man robbed a woman of her bag while she was walking down Alexandra Avenue. Crime briefs were not received from: Randburg police station: 011-4499000, Client Service Centre: 011-449 9110/9115 Honeydew police station: 011-8018613/14/15 (emergencies only) 011-801-8400 (general enquiries) CPF ofﬁce 011-801-8576 (8.30am-1.30pm Monday-Friday) Douglasdale police station: 011-6991300
Police arrest child pornographer A local sex pest has been nabbed after a woman reported being approached by a man in a cream Chevrolet 4x4 who offered her money in exchange for her showing him her breast. The man, wanted by police for over two years, has been charged with sexual assault and possession of child pornography. Fareed Hoosen of Linden Neighbourhood Watch and detective constable Dalene Flaum of Linden police arrested the 65-year-old man late last Thursday evening. “The breakthrough was made after Linden residents came forward to make a case,’’ said
Hoosen. “We made the arrest at the man’s home in Victory Park. “His personal computer and various cameras were also seized. “One less perverted child molesting pornographer roams our streets. Parents can sleep better knowing that their children are now a little safer.’’ Inspector Bokkie Keulder of Linden police urged people approached by this man to come forward with information. z Details: 011-888-9292
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Crime Line is an anonymous tip-off line that allows the public to send information on crime, or suspected criminal behaviour, to the police. Smses are sent to 32211 at R1 or e-mails can be sent via www.crimeline.co.za. These messages go to the Crime Line office, where
the sender’s number is dropped, to ensure anonymity. The tip-offs are screened and those with enough useful information are sent to the Crime Stop office. From here, the information is passed on to the relevant police station or unit.
Trafﬁc spot ﬁnes loom Nie Cele Foreigners who receive traffic fines in Johannesburg will soon find themselves paying on the spot or languishing in jail, if city council’s plan comes together. Elgina Ndhlovu, Member of the Mayoral Committee for Public Safety said city council planned to implement the campaign against foreign drivers before the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. “It has become impossible to collect fines from people with no fixed address,” said Ndhlovu. Metro police lost R122 million because of the new Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (Aarto) that came into effect this year because the act allows motorists to contest fines in court and gives them discounts when they pay their fines within 30 days. “We are planning to launch the spot fines soon People need to start paying their traffic fines and change their behaviour on the road.’’ Ndhlovu also announced that Metro police collected at least R20 million per month in traffic fines. She was quick to warn other defaulting drivers to pay their fines. “Some drivers owe as much as R10 000 each in fines
yet they drive freely on our roads.’’ Meanwhile Edna Mamonyane, Metro police spokesman has since told the Randburg Sun that under normal circumstances if any foreign nationals were caught driving on the wrong side of the law and had no fixed address, culprits would be escorted to the nearest police station where they would be required to pay the fine immediately.
Elgina Ndhlovu, Member of the Mayoral Committee for Public Safety.
Randburg welcomes Brazil The Brazilian soccer team arrived in Randburg yesterday. The ﬁve-time World Cup champions are staying at the newly built Fairway Hotel and Spa at the Randpark Golf Club, and training at Hoërskool Randburg. But with watertight security you’ll be lucky to spot them. That said, keep your cameras handy and send your paparazzi photos to email@example.com
D-day for 93 Barkston tenants
The scene outside 93 Barkston Avenue, Blairgowrie after the Red Ants evicted the tenants.
Zanele Sabela Government operative the Red Ants swooped on 93 Barkston Road in Blairgowrie last Tuesday and evicted its illegal occupants. The house had long been a thorn in the side of residents in the vicinity who complained of overcrowding. There had also been rumours of drugs manufactured on site. By the end of the raid about 20 beds, 12 stoves, 12 televisions and several fridges lined the wall outside the property, while tenants clambered to gather their belongings. Standard Bank’s Edwin Childs said the sheriff had delivered a High Court eviction order on Thursday the week before to allow tenants time to move out. Childs explained that the original owners had left their helper, Josephine Maema in charge of the house after they fell behind on their bond repayments in 2006. He said the bank had struggled to sell the house because potential buyers could not view the property. “At one time there were as many as 40 people living in the house,” he said.
Childs estimated the damage to the house in the region of R400 000. A woman tenant who refused to be named said she had paid R700 rent in advance, only to be kicked out three days later. “Now, I am homeless,” she said. Another, who was visibly pregnant, searched through piles of possessions. She said she was waiting for her husband so they could find another place to stay. A little boy played happily with his Jack Russell, completely unaware that he was now homeless. All the while Maema insisted that she had not received the final notice. She said the only letter she had received was dated February 8, and that she had been to the bank where someone had told her not to worry because no one was interested in buying the house. When the Sun left the property, Maema was convinced it was a misunderstanding. But Jed Kemery of the Blairgowrie Community Association confirmed that a security company was guarding the house and no one was allowed back on the premises.
Conrad bridge petition Yashtee Sookdew Ward 102 councillor Alison van der Molen and her team spent the early hours of 21 May on Conrad Drive encouraging motorists to sign a petition that proposes an extension of the bridge that exits Blairgowrie. The bridge extension is necessary for rush hour traffic to be alleviated. The petition currently holds over 200 signatures and will be submitted to city council in June after residents have had the chance to add their signature at the Blairgowrie Plaza on 29 May. Councillors and the community recently had the opportunity to give submissions to the City of Joburg for the revision of the Integrated Development Plan for 2010/2011. According to Van der Molen, despite submitting a request
for widening Conrad Drive bridge to address congestion this was not noted or addressed by city council officials. “It is now imperative the community makes its voice heard through the petition and we encourage as many people as possible to participate.” Councillor Gordon Mackay said, “In the context of an expanding city and increasing densification, our existing roads are under significant stress, inconveniencing residency and undermining economic productivity. It is therefore vitally important that city council expands Conrad Drive bridge to alleviate congestion and improve efficiency of movement in Johannesburg northern suburbs.” z Details: www.joburg.org.za, alisonvdm@ joburg.org.za, 011-718-9600
Gina Planton, Sasekiisa Mabasa, DA councillor Alison van der Molen, Shadrack Mkhonto and Wonder Chuma
Trafﬁc heading towards the Conrad Drive bridge.
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Pros and cons of Saints soccer viewing area
For the spectators... St Stithians college rector Stephen Lowry with singers Lira, Ishmael and Da Les from the group Jozi.
Nawhal Kara Residents have spoken out for and against the launch of the St Stithians College Fifalicensed Indawo Commercial Public Viewing Area. Following the launch of the initiative hosted at the school last week, ward 102 councillor, Alison van der Molen copied the Sun in an email where residents commented on the public viewing area. These were some of the comments: â€œMy house is directly affected by the noise of any concerts at Saints. I donâ€™t have a problem with the music as long as it stops at 11pm. A once-off event is acceptable, but if there are regular concerts I am certainly going to object.
I also think we should insist the Goedehoop gate be closed for the duration of the World Cup.â€? â€œAs far as I am aware Saints has not consulted with our committee regarding any affect on our suburb. I feel that as citizens of South Africa, our lives are going to be impacted upon by the World Cup coming to our country, thatâ€™s part of the honour of hosting such an event. Therefore an objection from us to the Fan Park would be like being bad sports.â€? A residents meeting will be held at St Stithians on 27 May at 7pm in the GLT room at the girls preparatory school, for any residents concerned about the impact of the initiative. z Details 011-794-5800
College unveils football plans The new soccer pitch at St Stithians college was unveiled, ready to welcome the Australian team for the 2010 Fifa World Cupâ„˘ on 27 May. It will be the training ground for the team until 6 June and thereafter to any team playing in Johannesburg. The Fifa-licensed Indawo (The Place) commercial public viewing area was also launched at the event. It will be a public and corporate hospitality village which will host local musicians and show World Cup matches on big-screen TVs. The village can accommodate 15 000 spectators. Among the musicians will be Goldfish, The Parlotones, Mafikizolo, Freshlyground, Jozi, Jamali, Taxi Violence, Flash Republic, 340ml, Zebra and Giraffe, TKZee, Watershed, Cassette, HHP and DJ Fresh. The Indawo kicks off on 11 June with a big-screen viewing of the South Africa vs Mexico and Uruguay vs France matches, with
entertainment provided by Goldfish, HHP and DJ Fresh. Warwick Hospitality spokesman Gareth Nel said St Stithians was the ideal location to host this football and entertainment extravaganza as it boasted easy access and ample secure parking. â€œIndawo will be an experience quite unlike anything South Africa has seen before, with non-stop football and musical entertainment, extensive luxury marquees, top-class catering and secure childrenâ€™s entertainment areas,â€? he said. Soccer fans eager to watch the games from the college facilities will have to book in advance. College rector Stephen Lowry said this would leave a legacy for pupils after the world spectacle. He said funds would be invested in the school and shared with other underprivileged schools in Gauteng. z Details: www.warwickhospitality.co.za or Grant Wilson 011-467-8400 or 082-466-4122
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Child protection event postponed The nation responded with outrage to the attack on baby Marzaan Kruger in the family’s Robindale home just over a month ago. Angered by this event the Sun felt compelled to highlight children’s safety through an education and awareness day. The event was scheduled to coincide with Child Protection Week (29 May - 5 June) and would have taken place at Hoërskool Randburg on 28 May. However Fifa and the Brazil soccer team, who will be training at the high school during the
World Cup, brought arrangements to a grinding halt when the team decided to arrive at the school early, on Friday already. With their arrival, the school is to be securely locked down with only staff and pupils allowed access. “We have had an incredible response to the event and are disappointed that a postponement is necessary,” said Randburg Sun editor, Nicky Belseck. “Children are the heart of our community and it’s our responsibility to look after them. The importance of educational
Closed but for how long? Nawhal Kara Despite the fact that Bordeaux South Residents’ Association’s (BSRA) suburb closure has drastically reduced crime in the neighbourhood, the City of Johannesburg is threatening to take down the structures. Crime statistics for the period 26 March to 23 April indicated a significant decrease in crime in the area since the full operation of the suburb closure on 24 March. Only two car thefts and one cable theft were reported. No housebreaking or violent crime incidents were recorded during this period despite the high rate of crime in the area prior to the road closure. But according to ADT Blairgowrie’s crime summary, residents of the suburb still faced
high crime rates and, among others, the following cases were reported for March: burglary and theft 7, armed robberies 3, vehicle theft 1 and hijacking 1. City of Johannesburg spokesman, Nthatisi Modingoane said, “Residents know they were not granted permission to erect their structures as no new proposals were acknowledged. These structures will therefore be taken down.” But contrary to what Modingoane commented, the court interdict stated that city council may not take down the structures. The interdict was granted largely due to the fact that suburb closures have been an ongoing debate between residents and the City of Johannesburg. It stated that the City of Johannesburg may not take down any structures until it finalised the review of the
and awareness campaigns like this cannot be stressed enough. We are in talks with Hoërskool Randburg to host the event at the end of July once the schools have reopened after the holidays and will publish the new date of the event as soon as possible.” Emergency services, police stations, child protection organisations, schools, security companies and many other community organisations will be coming together to provide parents and children with information about issues in the
Rationalisation of the Local Government Affairs Act 10 of 1998. According to Gary Duke of Duke Attorney’s representing the BSRA, “Residents are going back to court to ask to overturn the municipality’s refusal of the application for closure. “The Combined Chairpersons Committee has also lodged a formal complaint with the Public Protector against the City of Johannesburg for its treatment of road closure applicants in general, and the treatment of the BSRA in particular.” Did you know? z The BSRA recently hosted its AGM and a vote was held for residents to approve or reject the suburb closure. Four percent of voters felt that the closure was unnecessary. Security goals for 2010 that the association are yet to achieve are:l Introducing security
community that affect children’s safety. Whether it’s addressing issues of bullying, peer pressure or drugs at school, how to ensure one’s home is safe or how to get involved in community projects which support children in the area, specialists will be on hand to empower parents and children and answer any questions. If you or your organisation would like to get involved in the event please contact the Sun. z Details: 011-889-0695 or nickyb@ caxton.co.za
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Kya Sand: formalisation or relocation? Yashtee Sookdew The 2010 Fifa World Cup™ is weeks away but residents of Kya Sand and Msawawa feel excluded from the excitement. At a meeting on 22 May at Judah Africa Ministry in Kya Sand, organised by NGO PlanAct which is a consultant to the Gauteng Provincial Housing Department, and councillor John Mendelsohn, issues regarding the relocation or formalisation of the informal settlements were on the agenda. Also supposedly up for discussion were uncontrolled growth, the influx of aliens, erecting permanent structures, lack of development at plots 19 and 20 Nietgedacht, and lack of infrastructure in the informal settlements. None of the invited stakeholders, including neighbouring property owners and informal settlement residents was impressed with the meeting’s outcome, after they were told the meeting was actually a meet and greet between PlanAct and the communities. “The purpose of this meeting is to introduce
David Phakathi, Peter Ramatshinga, Pule Vilanculos and Billy Modiwe show their presence at Judah Africa Ministry.
PlanAct to residents from Kya Sand and neighbouring properties,” said Mendelsohn. The general response from residents clearly suggested that organisers should have established a way forward before arranging the meeting. But according to Mike Makwela of Planact, the confusion and irritation were caused by a misleading invitation. “Unfortunately residents were given the wrong impression when they were invited. But moving forward we hope the next meeting will draw government members who can talk to residents about the settlement.” Representatives from Kya Sand and Msawawa implied that PlanAct’s introduction was another instalment in the ongoing saga of formalisation or relocation. “We have been going back and forth with these discussions since 2007. Nothing has changed. We were promised to be relocated to Lions Park, a move that we would welcome, but these talks go on and on every year,” said Kyasands community leader Billy Modiwe.
Ready to meet supporter’s nutritional needs As World Cup fever mounts and with about 20 days left before the opening of the 2010 Fifa World Cup™, many doubts have about the country’s readiness with regard to provision of efficient public transport and infrastructure to ensure the tournament runs smoothly have dissipated. However, with an estimated 350 000 visitors expected to visit South Africa during the hosting of the tournament, little has been
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asked about the country’s readiness with regard to food security. With Johannesburg chosen as the host city for the opening and closing matches for the World Cup, it is anticipated that Joburg Market will serve as the main hub for the hospitality industry for supplies of fresh produce during the soccer tournament. Kgosientso Ramokgopa, the Joburg Market chief executive officer said, “We are excited
about the opportunity and have made it our responsibility to ensure fresh produce to meet the nutritional needs of the thousands of football supporters who will descend on our city.” The Joburg Market plans to take advantage of the World Cup by exposing visitors to local produce and in particular to Joburg Market through educational tours. The market has also launched the Open to All campaign aimed at informing members of the public that they can also buy from the market. The campaign seeks to dispel the misconception that Joburg Market is only open to traders.
Fighting for peace and quiet Zanele Sabela A feisty Northriding resident is taking on a multi-national company with operations in France, the United States and Moscow to name just a few. Joyce Stevenson has had enough of pet food manufacturer, Royal Canin, disturbing her peace and has called in the City of Johannesburg’s Environmental Health Department to assist. Stevenson lives on the Northriding Equestrian Estate in Felstead Avenue and said the noise at Royal Canin’s plant just off Epsom Road, was deafening. “That droning continues 24 hours a
day, seven days a week. At midnight it’s 10 times worse,” she said. Stevenson and her husband Edgar lease out accommodation on their property on a monthly basis and suspect that some tenants have left because of the noise. Neighbours Phil and Linda Buckingham agreed that the plant disrupted their idyllic lifestyle. “At 3am the plant absolutely screams,” said Phil Buckingham. He said when the plant started operating in 2003 the noise was not so severe but as production grew it became increasingly worse. In 2007 Stevenson wrote to Royal Canin about the noise and the smell. The company acted swiftly and put in measures to eliminate the smell but the noise remained.
Last Wednesday Henry Bentley and Mann Mokoatle from the Department of Environmental Health met Stevenson at the estate. Mokoatle told the Sun that a warning letter giving the company seven days to respond to the complaint had been delivered on Friday. According to noise control regulations no one is allowed to disturb the peace at any time of the day. Stevenson’s log of every conversation, telephone call, letter and fax sent to Royal Canin and government officials is two pages long. “I want to shut that place down,” she said. Alex Perrin, plant manager at Royal Canin, was overseas and could not comment. The Sun was, however, able to establish that the plant employed about 200 people.
Rubbish at the back of the Blairgowrie Plaza
Plaza rubbish woes Linda Buckingham and Joyce and Edgar Stevenson have heard enough of Royal Canin’s noise.
Residents who live at the back of the Blairgowrie Plaza have complained about the rubbish overflow from the centre. Tiny Lebenberg, manager of the plaza said, “The rubbish
compactor is broken. Residents can expect the rubbish to be cleared by this week as we are awaiting repairs on the compactor to be carried out.”
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Jozi gets megabucks
Speaker in city council Nkele Ntingane and Mayor Amos Masondo at city council ofﬁces in Braamfontein. Nie Cele At last Johannesburg’s electricity infrastructure will be upgraded thanks to city council’s R3.1 billion capital budget recently tabled by Mayor Amos Masondo. The 2010/11 financial year budget will see 30 percent (R1.1 billion) used for electricity infrastructure in various areas. According to Masondo, public
lighting, electrification, upgrading of the electrical network and demandside management projects were top priorities. Tabling his budget speech, Masondo announced that water and road infrastructures, and housing would receive the bulk of budget. He said, “City council is experiencing an increasing demand for services but has limited financial
resources, and the easy option would have been to use the financial challenges as an excuse to stop investing in infrastructure. “However the City of Johannesburg made a choice to continue investing in infrastructure, ensuring that service delivery is maintained while city council remains financially sustainable,” Masondo said
budget speech press briefing at city council’s Braamfontein headquarters, Executive Mayor Amos Masondo said projections showed the national economy was expected to grow by 2.4 percent in 2010 and 3.3 percent in 2011. “Johannesburg is expected to grow by 2.7 percent and 3.7 percent
respectively over the same periods.’’ He said the current economic forecast indicated the average annual growth for city council for the period 2009/11 was 3.3 percent in line with its low road scenario. “But economic measures in place at national level, as well as interventions at Joburg Metro
Nie Cele Johannesburg’s number one citizen is confident city council will achieve its economic growth rate target of nine percent by 2014, despite the recent recession. At a 2010/11 pre-
Did you know? Other recipients from the capital budget are: z Development Planning was allocated R306 million of which R122 million will go towards inner city projects, Cosmo City, the Alexandra Renewal Project and the Bara Central Precinct. z Road infrastructure received R229 million with the bulk going towards the upgrading of gravel roads in Diepsloot, Doornkop, Ivory Park, and Orange Farm as well as road resurfacing, new trafﬁc signals and community-based projects. z Housing was allocated almost R222 million for projects such as upgrading hostels, emergency accommodation in the inner city, the formalisation of informal settlements and bulk service delivery in these areas. z Job creation initiatives received R179 million.
level, will provide the foundation for city council to grow at nine percent by 2014,” said Masondo. “We believe the City of Joburg’s interventions to date in response to the nine percent target should enable it to operate on a high road scenario of 6.8 percent. This is closer to achieving nine
z R120 million will go to Community Development, of which some will be channelled towards the Soweto Theatre, sport and recreation facilities and community-based projects. z Transport Safety projects such as creation of trafﬁc circles and speed humps were allocated R15.6 million. z City council will spend R15.1 million upgrading clinics. z Pikitup received R51 million for the development of new garden sites and other related services. z City council will spend R32 million on upgrading existing parks and cemeteries. z Hostel redevelopment and conversion received R52.8 million. z R30 million was allocated to the radio communication system of Emergency Management Services (EMS) and JMPD.
percent by 2014.’’ His sentiments were echoed by Johannesburg Stock Exchange chief executive officer Russell Loubser who said there was nothing to stop city council from achieving that goal. But he was quick to warn that if strikes continued the goal would be a mission impossible.
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City council: tariff hikes around the corner Nie Cele Brace yourself, tariff hikes are around the corner and will hit hard. From 1 July you will have to dig deeper into your pockets to pay tariffs for the 2010/11 financial year, according to city council. But good news is that poor households listed on the municipal Indigents’ Register will receive various rebates in terms of the Expanded Social Package Policy. The announcement was made by the Executive Mayor, Amos Masondo at city council headquarters in Braamfontein. The
mayor pointed out that city council recognised current economic constraints and that some people would struggle to pay rates. According to Masondo, the proposed tariff hike increases were as follows. Water and sanitation would increase between 5.8 percent and 14.1 percent; electricity would increase between 15 percent and 33.5 percent. These percentages depended on consumption. The increase for property rates and refuse removal would be 12 percent across the board and other minor service charges would increase
by 6.3 percent. Masondo said the challenge in setting tariffs was to find a balance between the sustainability of service provision and the affordability of those services for consumers. He said the local authority was committed to maintaining tariff increases within the forecast inflation rate. “However, increases above inflation are applied to some services mainly because of significant cost escalation and external factors such as increases from Eskom and Rand Water.’’
Did you know? According to city council the expected impact is calculated as follows: z Large property valued at R1,5 million, consumption 30kls of water and 1000 kWh of electricity - increase of R307.07 or 17 percent. z Medium property valued at R500 000, consumption 20kls of water, 498 kWh of electricity - increase of R171 or 17 percent. z Small property valued at R150 000 consumption 15kls of water, 60 kWh of electricity - an increase of R20.44 or 11 percent in 2010/11 financial year.
Use water with care
Parks Tau, Member of the Mayoral Committee for Finance. Nie Cele Johannesburg city council has issued an ultimatum to use water sparingly and responsibly or else face water interruptions. Parks Tau, Member of the Mayoral Committee for Finance and the man behind the city council’s bills told journalists in Braamfontein that this country was water-scarce and needed to conserve water as a matter of urgency. “There is a critical need to conserve water, like electricity, or we might find ourselves in a situation similar to the days of load shedding. Residents must report burst and leaking pipes because they end up paying for water that is wasted.’’ Tau also warned residents who paid their accounts late that they were classified in the database as ‘habitual defaulters’. “Defaulters will have their services cut. If you’re then genuinely unable to pay your bills as a result of retrenchment for example, the city council will not be sympathetic.’’ Pressed about the collection of rates in the city, Tau said, “The average collection rate was standing at 94 percent.’’ He also warned that the city council would take legal action against residents defaulting on account payments. Meanwhile DA councillor Victor Penning told this newspaper that the municipality was still owed R9 billion in outstanding revenue collection by defaulting residents. Pressed about Tau’s comment he said, “This is a political ploy to make things look good. As things stand the collection rate is between 65 percent and 75 percent.
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Better etter road safety measures vital Heather Walker Vehicle accidents constitute 70 percent of short-term insurance claims. And 90 percent of these are preceded by a traffic offence, such as driving drunk or driving without a licence. “In this way high accident rates are related to high crime rates. A law-abiding culture is lacking in this country,” said Ronnie Napier, chairman of the South African Insurance Association (Saia), at the Wanderers Club in Illovo. “Our efforts in combating vehicle crime have helped to halve it since 2002. But motor insurance still represents the highest cost of claims to the short-term insurance industry. Everyone is concerned that 50 citizens are murdered in South Africa every day, but not as many seem worried that 36 die daily in accidents.” Addressing the link between lawlessness and road safety is one of the aims of the Randburg alcohol testing centre. It was opened last year as a joint project of Saia, Business
Against Crime South Africa (Bacsa) and Metro police. Bacsa project manager Lorinda Nel explained, “The Drager machines used to test for drunk driving at the centre give immediate results, where previously you could wait 18 months. This allows for a more efficient judicial process. The large numbers of unlicensed or illegally licensed drivers on our roads also contribute to the high accident rate. Because of system backlogs many people become desperate and frustrated, leading to illegally obtained licences. Bacsa is working with government to make it quicker and easier to legally obtain learner and driver’s licences.” Retail Motor Industry organisation chief executive Jeff Osborne added, “For many years we have been lobbying for a compulsory annual roadworthy test for vehicles. We feel this is vital in preventing accidents, as many vehicles on our roads are poorly maintained and haven’t undergone a safety check since purchase.”
Road accidents cause 36 deaths a day in this country.
Gauteng roads need private funding
MEC for Roads and Transport Bheki Nkosi. Donald Lobelo Gauteng road users can expect a major maintenance backlog. This follows Roads and Transport MEC, Bheki Nkosi’s budget speech at the Gauteng legislature. The R6.1 billion budget is R2 billion less than last year’s. In his speech Nkosi said the department secured donor funding from the private sector to the value of R5,5 billion to address the rehabilitation of the province’s road infrastructure. “The department is in discussion with the Gauteng Funding Agency to establish a fund management team to manage resources to ensure road construction and maintenance to address the backlog,” Nkosi said. The department has set aside R400 million for road maintenance.
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Nkosi said, “The Gautrain will be completed in this financial year and will be ready for handover in March 2011 with one of its routes ready for operation in June.” He highlighted some of the projects his department would embark on. These include the taxi recapitalisation programme, implementation of mobile and learner driver testing programmes for scholars, and delivering the transport plan for the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. However, DA spokesman, Neil Campbell said last year’s projects were carried over to this year. He refuted claims that private funding had been received. “With last year’s projects incomplete, the province will need at least R20 billion to address the backlog. We are therefore unable to support this year’s budget.”
Photo of the Week Send entries to email@example.com This week’s winner is Andre Nel of Boskruin.
Golden Gate National Park – Autumn colours ahead of a rain storm. The success of Randburg Sun’s 2009 Photo of the Week competition has ensured that 2010’s competition will be bigger and better. While weekly winners will receive an A2 print of their winning photograph on canvas
(sponsored by Photo2Art) and be automatically entered into the annual competition, Canon has come on board sponsoring prizes for the overall winners at the end of the year. z Details: 011-889-0695
Competition rules These are the abbreviated rules. To view the full competition rules visit www.randburgsun.co.za z Entries must be accompanied by your name, surname, residential address and contact number in order to be valid. z Entries must be in jpeg format and be between one and four megabytes.
z Although we welcome more than one photograph please send each photo individually (ie only one entry per e-mail). z To view the winning photo of the week and see general competition rules and weekly themes visit www.randburgsun.co.za z Details: 011-889-0695 or photo@caxton. co.za
This month’s theme was Landscapes and closed on 24 May. The new theme is Digital enhancement and runs until 28 June
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Take them away already Yvonne Sinclair writes: The City Parks spokesman Reggi Moloi is talking through a hole in the back of his head! One look at all these new trees planted and the space between them will let any sensible person know that there is not going to be room for children or adults to play soccer properly. While we do not need a full-size soccer field we do need more room than there is now! And what is the big idea of suddenly planting trees? Do they think that hordes of tourists going to the World Cup are going to come to Nola
Circle? Once grown these trees will make ideal hiding places for the many criminals and thieves we have seen roaming Blairgowrie, robbing homes and hijacking people. Was there a tender for trees and a hidden profit? What lies behind this sudden mass planting? Let’s get together and insist that they be removed. Go and plant your trees somewhere where they are wanted and needed – at an informal settlement maybe – just remove them from Nola Circle, City Parks!
Builders = problems, unfortunately Recently a case was reported of a garden ID them of Linden writes: Referring to the recent robbery in Robindale, service employee seen taking cellphone in which a domestic worker and a toddler were photographs of the house he worked at, perhaps brutally attacked, it highlights the need for for a crime syndicate or to burglarise it himself. Many contractors do not comply with the public to check credentials, particularly of building and garden service contractors and labour regulations, and often take advantage of vulnerable people by using casual labour. This their employees. The suspected perpetrators are alleged to have lends itself to many people loitering in areas if worked for a builder at the house, shortly before they don’t find work for the day. Out of desperation the crime was committed. Residents/owners of Ask speciﬁcally to see they sometimes resort to criminal activity. properties need to ensure Contractors have no that contractors employ IDs, take photographs idea if these people are workers for whose ID they and/or even have registered, have criminal can vouch, and confirm they them ﬁngerprinted. records, or possibly are registered citizens or work as decoys for crime have the necessary permits. Ask specifically to see IDs, take photographs syndicates. A TV programme once showed how casual and/or even have them fingerprinted. There are security companies that will do this workers tended to reside in their area of work, for a nominal fee - worth it when you consider sleeping in parks, or on building sites. Many property owners aren’t aware of who resides on the possible consequences. Should employees refuse to do this send them their premises and we needto become more propacking, as they obviously aren’t that desperate active in fighting crime in our suburbs. Letter shortened. Ed. for work.
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Blandford disaster A very concerned Northriding resident writes: I would like to put in a complaint about the roadworks in Northriding extension 69. Yesterday afternoon Bellairs Drive was cordoned off and made a one-way, heading north towards Fourways. The fact that something is being done about the horrid state of the road is fantastic. To my utter horror and dismay when I left my home and drove up Bellairs Drive this morning, I turned left into Blandford Road which they have been working on for months now. No progress has been made on the road whatsoever! The road was worse than some of the gravel roads at our farm! Who is in charge of this work being done? Why is the whole suburb being dug up, but not being completed before the next road
is destroyed and traffic disrupted? This is obviously poor planning. I thought the aim was to fix the road with minimal disruption, not as much disruption as humanly possible! I can understand one road dug up, fixed and moving on to the next road, but this is ridiculous! The whole area between Olivedale Clinic and Witkoppen Road is a disaster area, nothing is completed and it gets worse by the day. The roads are so bad you literally cannot drive there with a normal car, a 4x4 is needed to navigate those roads. Who is going to pay for the damages incurred on our vehicles? I think this project should be halted, right here and now, and other streets that have already been dug up should be finished before the whole of Randburg looks like Blandford Road.
It’s my constitutional right Gideon Du Toit writes: In response to the letter, T-Shirt activism at Northgate Mall, as the owner of the Kreature. co.za store, I feel the need to respond to the letter by Mr Kobus Coetzer regarding our TShirts reading ‘Hey Malema, Ek is ‘n Boer, try me!’ I am surprised that Mr Coetzer did not address this issue with me directly. We have sold over 500 of these T-shirts to people of all races, ages and genders. Nearly
everybody who sees these shirts bursts out laughing and sees, as I did when I printed them, the humour in them. I wonder if Mr. Coetzer wrote a letter to ANCYL, taking them to task about the songs their leader sang, these same songs that prompted me to have these T-shirts printed? It is our constitutional right to freedom of expression, just as it is a customer’s choice to buy these shirts and wear them, or not. We have thousands of customers come into our store, and not one complained about these, and therein is a story, not so?
Windsor East clinic tops Patience Mahanjana of Windsor East writes: I would love to send a word of gratitude to the staff of Windsor East Clinic. Their warm attitude has changed me for the better. The conducive and welcoming environment at the institution contributed to my speedy recovery. I wish other health institutions could learn from their example. I thank all the staff of Windsor East Clinic and hope that they will treat others as they did me. Thank you.
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Nurturing a spirit of community Zanele Sabela Students at College Campus in Bond Street spent Friday with some of Randburg’s street kids.In partnership with Constable Dipuo Maphanga of the Randburg police station’s Social Crime Unit, the young men were treated to a motivational talk, a game of football, and given food and warm clothes to see them through the cold winter. Maphanga has worked with the group of 15 for six years and has formed a strong bond with them. “They even call me sister. Every Tuesday I check on them. It has had an impact because none of them has been involved in serious crime since.” But according to the men they were often arrested for loitering by officers from the same police station. “We were locked up here for two days last week,” said a young man who did not want to be named. “I don’t want my family to read about me in the
Randburg’s street kids with Constable Dipuo Maphanga and Bronwyn Hassen (red T-shirt) and College Campus students at the station’s sports courts.
paper.”Another said he had left home because they were so poor there was not enough to eat. “At least here I get enough for a loaf of bread,” he said. He added it was hard to find a warm place to sleep now that temperatures had dropped.Maphanga said some of the men still kept ties with family and that, by begging and managing to feed their families, they were in fact breadwinners. College Campus student relations manager Bronwyn Hassen said the Heartcore initiative was part of the college’s curriculum and encouraged students to be more involved with the community. Every month students decided on a project, found sponsors and ran the project themselves. On this occasion they organised for Woolworths Randburg and Piekfyn at the Ferndale Shopping Centre to donate food. “We want them to become good citizens of South Africa,” she said.
Markdown month at charity shops Jacques Clifford Raising funds for charity is an arduous affair which is why the residents of Ry-Ma-In Self-Help Centre for Quadriplegics in Linden manages two charity shops to subsidise the running costs of its home. Both these stores, Ry-Ma-In charity shop in 4th Avenue and Sizanani at the corner of Beatrice and Duke streets in Windsor East, are hosting sales for the month of June.
Ry-Ma-In sells home industry, secondhand clothes and books while Sizanani specialises in secondhand clothing. Shoppers can expect between 20 to 50 percent discount on selected items. “At the same time we ask the general public for donations,’’ said Ry-Ma-In’s Cilia Rossouw. “Men’s and boys’ clothing and shoes, baby clothes and linen are needed. Of course at this time of year jerseys, socks and blankets are
very popular, especially at Sizanani.’’ Donations can be made at the stores. Ry-Ma-In also runs a collection service. z Details: Ry-Ma-In (Hercie Blaauw) 082-690-6139, Sizanani (Fredaline Rossouw) 079-723-6953
Ry-Ma-In... Cilia Rossouw and her trusty shop assistant Tilly Tonga.
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Fight against crime strengthens Heather Walker Business Against Crime South Africa (Bacsa) chief executive Dr Graham Wright believes Reﬁlwe Moletsane (Saia deputy executive), Barry Scott (Saia chief executive), Ronnie Napier and Dr Graham Wright
although crime levels in South Africa remain unacceptably high, there are many signs of progress. On behalf of Bacsa he accepted a R1.7 million donation from Ronnie Napier, chairman of the South African Insurance Association (Saia), at the Wanderers Club in Illovo. “Needless loss of life and property due to crime and a dangerously non-compliant society remain pressing challenges. Ensuring citizens’ safety requires not just police efforts, but government working together with business and communities. Bacsa’s mission is to support and influence government to reduce crime,” said Wright. He highlighted several positive developments: z The number of trio crimes (business robbery, house robbery and hijacking) stabilised for the first time in five years z 28 of the country’s 50 most wanted criminals were caught. z President Jacob Zuma’s cabinet identified fighting crime as one of its key priorities. z Critical vacant positions were filled National Police Commissioner, head of Hawks and head of Crime Intelligence. z The Minister of Police said Crime Intelligence would be rejuvenated through visible policing providing information from the ‘coalface’, with detective capability built into the strategy. z Forensic services decreased its backlog by 14 percent. z The Hawks (Directorate of Priority Crime Investigations) made 3 850 organised crime arrests and 573 convictions; 8 186 arrests and 4 960 convictions in terms of commercial crime. z The firearm amnesty brought in 32 000 guns. “These results are heartening, but we must ensure they are sustained, which is why Saia’s continued support is so important. Without it, the dynamic nature of crime means these gains risk being reversed,” Wright added. z Details: www.bac.co.za
It’s blood month June is National Blood Donor Month and with the excitement generated by the 2010 Fifa World Cup™ the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) appeals to the public to develop a culture of blood donation. SANBS made a commitment to ensure that there was a safe and sufficient blood supply in the country for the World Cup. Over this critical period SANBS requires seven days blood stock to achieve this commitment. As only South African residents can donate blood for use in the country, South Africans have been called on to show their hospitality to our visitors by donating blood regularly in preparation for the influx of visitors. A person can donate if he/she weighs more than 50kg, is between the ages of 16 and 65, leads a sexually safe lifestyle and is in good health. Remember to always eat a good meal prior to donating blood. Blood transfusions are mainly needed for: z Women who bleed excessively during childbirth, for patients suffering from cancer and going through chemotherapy, and surgical cases. z Details: 0800-11-9031, www.sanbs.org.za
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The Moses Basket
Nawhal Kara Eleanor Dustan, founder of the Lighthouse Baby Shelter is known as ‘mommy’ to 10 children who she took in from Zandspruit informal settlement. When asked about her inspiration for starting the shelter she said, “I received a message from God to provide a safe haven for abandoned and unwanted babies.” Dustan runs the shelter based on Christian principals. The Moses Basket is the name given to a hole in the wall where mothers can leave their unwanted babies. The inside of The Moses Basket is equipped with blankets and an alarm which alerts Dustan, should a baby be dropped off. “The maximum amount of babies that we have cared for at a particular time is 15 but each child that comes through our doors is treated as my own,” she said. Dustan’s backyard is a dream playground for any toddler, with swings, slides, sandpits and
friends. The shelter is sustained purely on donations and fundraising from the private and public sector and always welcomes aid of any kind. Clothing, food and cash donations can be dropped off at 48 Drysdale Road Sundowner. To find out how you can help phone Eleanor on 072-385-1884 or visit www. thelighthousebabyshelter.co.za
The Sun is adopting a number of charities in Randburg, The Lighthouse is the ﬁrst of a few initiatives to be embraced. Should you want to nominate an organisation, please send details of the charity to randburgsuncaxton.co.za One of the babies at the Lighthouse Baby Shelter in Sundowner at their sandpit.
Tony Page on his motorbike.
Miles for smiles Nawhal Kara Tough guy biker, Tony Page had tears in his eyes at the end of his 7 000km journey when he was presented with a cheque for R23 000 for the Smile Foundation. Page and his group of bikers were challenged by Liberty Life in Randburg to a drive around the country sponsored by the branch. At the end of the journey the group received a sum of money from Liberty Life Randburg which the Liberty Head Office in Sandton was to match. R46 000 was raised by the initiative. Page said he was not at all fatigued at the end
of their trip but would do it all over again. He described how the group chatted over drinks until the early hours of the morning every night of their trip. Their tour took them through Nelspruit, Kuruman, Alexander Bay, Cape Town, George, Durban and Pongola. “Each operation through the Smile Foundation costs R5 000 because most of the work is voluntary. “This means that almost 10 children will be given the gift of a smile through these bikers and Liberty,” said Andries Kleu from Liberty Life Randburg.
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Koi Show visits Randburg Overall winners of this year’s National Koi Show, Karl Engelbrecht and Paul Coetzee (from Pietermaritzburg), with one of their winning Koi entries. The event was hosted by the South African Koi Keeper’s Society and took place at Cresta shopping centre.
Rhoda Nyirendwa of Windsor Non-profit organisations are welcome to e-mail details of forthcoming events to Randburg Sun at randburgsun@caxton. co.za (Must include name of organisation, contact number, physical street address, as well as date and time where relevant) 27 May: Linden precinct MAD Domestic Watch. Fontainebleau Community Church. 12pm. Phone Penny 011-783 8776. 29 May: Miniature dolls and dolls house showcase. Dolls house collectors and miniature artisans will showcase their talents. Entrance is free but donations to cerebral palsy welcome. Parkhurst recreation centre main hall, cnr 5th Avenue and 13th streets. 9am to 12.30pm. Phone Sue 011-787-2340. 1 June: Exploration Society invites you to a talk by speaker David Beaton, Motorcycling trip on the Khardungla Pass. 7.30pm Johannesburg Country Club cricket pavilion. No charge for members, guests R20. Phone Sharron 082-553-5258. 1 June: Johannesburg Floral Art Club will be hosting a floral demonstration with Mitsi Bach entitled Slick ’n Snazzy at the Ferndale Community Centre, cnr Harley and Main streets, Ferndale. 9am for 9.30am. Phone Anne 082-777-0501. 5 June: Jumble sale 9am to 12pm at the Randburg SPCA, 229 Northumberland Ave, Northriding. Phone: Lyndall 011-462-1610. 5 June: Exploring Dreams and their Purposes in Tibetan Buddhism, with Dr Melanie Polatinsky. 1.30pm to 5pm. Kagyu Samye Dzong Randburg, 384 York Avenue (cnr Bond Street) Ferndale. Booking is essential. Phone Fabien on 082-892-6584 or dorje.nw@gmail. com. 6 June: 8th annual End Hunger Walk the World. Johannesburg Zoo main public entrance. 8am for 9am. 5km walk through the zoo. Phone Anusha 011-784-7804 or 082-348-4365. 7 June: Philatelic Society monthly meeting at 7.30pm. Theme this month is, Postal stationery and First Day Covers. If you are interested in stamps or stamp collecting, and would like to get more out of your hobby we would be delighted to hear from you. First Monday every month at Blairgowrie Community Centre. Phone Ian 083-655-7057 or Chris 083662-2150. 9 June: The Calendar Girls’Club is a positive menopausal and midlife support group. The next meeting will be at 10.30am at the Norscot Manor Recreation Club, Penguin Drive, Fourways. Guest speaker Dr Craig Haywood will talk on osteoporosis. Phone Di on 082512-4433 or Sue 082-884-3739. (Continued on page 23)
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SOCCER FEVER FEATURE
Welcome to Soccer City stadium
The ribbon is cut and it’s all systems go.
President Jacob Zuma cut the ribbon to officially open the Soccer City stadium at Nasrec before the kickoff of the Nedbank Cup final between Bidvest Wits and Amazulu on Saturday. The ‘Clever Boys’ as the Witsies are affectionately known, won the match 3-0 with Brazilian Fabricio Rodrigues becoming the first player to score a goal at the venue, which will host the opening ceremony of the 2010 Fifa World Cup on June 11.
Bafana jersey hits the road Mzansi football fans united in their hundreds at the Southern Sun Grayston hotel in Sandton to sign a giant Bafana Bafana jersey and show their support for the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. Members of Bafana Bafana joined in the fun and excitement of the day and signed the jersey. “It is always wonderful to see so many people rooting for us. We appreciate it,” said striker Benni McCarthy. The Unite Mzansi Unite campaign was launched by adidas to encourage all South Africans to stand proud behind their national team. The massive 60m by 48m version of the jersey the host nation’s team will wear for the World Cup weighs 240kg and has travelled by truck around the country. Diski dancers entertained fans while they queued up to climb on the truck and leave their mark on the garment. Bafana supporter Kgadi Zondo said, “I have been waiting for ages to sign the jersey and am so excited it is here. Good luck Bafana Bafana.” Fan Keabetswe Hlahla said, “The World Cup is on African soil for the first time and this is where the trophy will stay.” Zaskia van Zyl of Southern Sun said the hotel was very excited to accommodate the national team. Some messages on the jersey read, ‘Good luck boys, we know you will do it whether they like it or not’, and, ‘Hi Bafana, let’s go roll the ball for Africa’.
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Football fan Enoch Ndlovu writes his message of support.
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Thumbs up for Soccer City Nie Cele Dozen of tourists and locals rushed to catch a glimpse of the revamped Soccer City stadium before city council officially handed it over to Fifa. To most people R80 was no expense for the one-hour tour of the eye-catching calabashshaped stadium that will host the opening and closing matches of the 2010 Fifa World Cup™. The tour included a visit to the pitch, the Presidential Suite, the players’ pre-match warmup area and their state-of-the-art dressing rooms. On a recent tour visitors that spoke to this newspaper were most impressed and agreed that the stadium had to be among the best worldwide. Below: Andrew Wright of Sandton says, “The stadium is very impressive inside. It’s unique.”
Known as the calabash, Soccer City stadium will host the opening and closing matches of the Fifa World Cup™.
Left: Lulu Naidoo, Northcliff says,“An absolutely beautiful stadium, the concept of a calabash resonates with the South African culture.’’
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Peopleâ€™s bus takes to the road
Ahead of the game
For the people... â€ŚThe Peopleâ€™s Bus. Donald Lobelo Look out, the Peopleâ€™s Bus may just make its grand arrival in your community. The Peopleâ€™s Bus was launched ahead of the 2010 Fifa World Cupâ„˘ to garner support for Bafana Bafana before the kick-off on June 11. An initiative of Brand South Africa in partnership with Man Truck and Bus South Africa, the Peopleâ€™s Bus is travelling around the country to encourage communities to give visitors a warm welcome in June this
Lebo with the World Cup helmets he makes and sells. Catch him this Saturday on the corner of Garden Road and Park Avenue in Bordeaux.
year. The Peopleâ€™s Bus roadshowâ€™s Katlego Molao said he had travelled with the bus since its launch. â€œThis campaign is focused on drumming up support for our team,â€? said Molao. â€œWe are also targeting different societies to remind them how historic and valuable the World Cup is.â€? On the roadshows, South Africans are encouraged to fly the national flag, sing the national anthem, learn the diski dance and celebrate Football Fridays.
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Football fever Yashtee Sookdew Football legends Doctor Khumalo, T.T Mbaha and Ronnie Zondi arrived at the Ann Harding Cheshire Home on 21 May to mingle and interact with the residents of the home as they celebrated the upcoming Fifa World Cup™
with a special lunch. The jovial residents were ecstatic to be in the presence of the superstars and kitted up in their finest soccer gear to suit the occasion. The visit from the soccer stars was arranged by Modiegi Hlatshwayo, a caterer at the home.
Hawkers and car wash employees at the Randburg taxi rank work together to get it in tip-top condition for the arrival of the Brazilian soccer team.
No litter for Brazil
T.T Mbaha, peter Leyds, Ronnie Zondi, Modiegi Hlatshwayo, doctor Khumalo, Smiley Nkosi and Katherine Campbel celebrate the Fifa World Cup™.
Nawhal Kara The daily routine of the Randburg taxi rank was interrupted last week by police, the fire department and representatives of the Randburg Taxi Rank Hawkers Association for a clean-up. When the Sun arrived at the rank, a deadly mix of litter and car oil covered the tarred surface. Hawkers were the first to get to work under the supervision and encouragement of their spokesman Bethwell Nomavuka. He said, “We needed to clean this place up
despite the fact that the Brazilian team will be arriving next week.” Anna Skosana who runs a spaza shop at the rank said, “If we don’t all get involved and help to clean up, the rank will just deteriorate.” Taxi drivers chatted and shouted words of encouragement as the clean-up happened around them but none became involved. Warrant Officer Andrew Lebese supervised the work and admitted the rank was in a dreadful state. “The rank was filthy, I honestly thought we would never finish,” he said.
Warrant Ofﬁcer Andrew Lebese supervises the work. Anna Skosana helps to clean engine oil.
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Sam Mathebula, chairperson of the Randburg professional hawkers association.
Warming their winter Stuart Dickinson Wearing nothing but their T-shirts and jeans, Round Table members from across Gauteng gathered in the bitter cold at the Keg in Sunninghill to collect clothes for those less fortunate. As in years past, club members from Rivonia, Sandton, Sandown, Bryanston, Jukskei Park and Joburg North, joined forces in the Winter Knights initiative to collect clothes and blankets for charities of their choice. This annual event is aimed at raising public awareness of the plight of those who often struggle to keep warm during our freezing winter months. The Winter Knights also plan an initiative to load blankets and warm clothes into the back of a bakkie and distribute them at random to street dwellers across the city. “If people would like to find out more about the Round Table organisation and how to get involved, they can visit our website,” added Gary Havenga, chairman of the Rivonia club. z Details: www.roundtable.org.za
50 years together and still going strong Dr John and Berta Higgins celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary this month. The couple have been living in Northriding for the past 12 years.
Andrew Jones, Scott Spicer (Jukskei Round Table chairman) and Kevin Bonner
Walk to end hunger Join the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), together with TNT Express and thousands of people around the globe, when they walk the world in a day for the 8th annual ‘End Hunger Walk’. The 5km walk will be held at the Joburg Zoo on 6 June at 8am. Each step taken will be in aid of raising awareness, funds and support for the WFP in its fight against global hunger. Soccer fans are encouraged to come dressed in support of their favourite team. z Details: 011-784-7804 or anusha@ thecuttingedgegroup.com
Polio campaign part two The City of Johannesburg Health Department will embark on the second phase of the Polio and Vitamin A immunisation campaign from 24 to 28 May. The campaign targets children under five who will be given their second dose of the polio vaccine, and children aged one to under five years who will be given Vitamin A supplements. Health workers will visit day care centres and crèches throughout the city for immunisation, and parents and guardians are encouraged to take their children to the nearest clinic. Parents and caregivers are also urged to sign consent forms for children to be immunised. Immunisations during the national campaign do not replace routine immunisations.
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COMMUNITY worship service every Sunday at 9am. All welcome. Phone 011-886-3893. The Fellowship: A family church with a difference (cnr Hill Street and Pine Avenue, Ferndale) holds home fellowship at 7pm on Wednesdays, praise and worship practice at 7pm on Thursdays, morning services and Sunday School at 9am and evening services at 5.30pm. Phone Renette Unsworth 084-549-7760. 0040. The Family Church (cnr First Avenue and Third Street Linden) hosts Sunday worship and Sunday school at 9.15am. Various midweek services and youth meetings are also hosted. Phone Claude Jacques 011-888-1391.
30 May: North Rand Methodist Church is hosting various services. 8am Dorothy Daglish will preach, 9.30am Reverent Demetris Palos and 6pm Hazel Caithness.
Prophetic Teaching Ministry (14A Lewisham Road, cnr Beyers Naudé Drive and Blackheath Road) holds services every Sunday at 9am. Phone Beryl 083-226-1993.
Grace Family Church Cosmo City: Morning worship service at 10am. Chester Chummie will preach on Naomi’s Bitter Complaint. All heartily welcome. Corner Antigua and Belize roads, Cosmo City extension 5. Phone Chester 082-959-1418.
Lamb of God Ministries (Windsor East/Robindale, cnr Oorbietjie and Blesbok roads) has celebration services every Sunday at 9am. Midweek - hosts prayer, home group training courses and bible study. Phone Rajen Naidoo 076-300-8459.
Forgiveness revolution: Workshops at different venues across the city teach everything about forgiveness. Phone Lorraine 082-771-7665. Northriding Counselling House: Are you in need of someone to see you through a family crisis, trauma, teenage problems, relationship problems, depression, or financial crisis? We have trained counsellors who can help. Phone Jane 011-4621547. Randburg Baptist Church (149 Bram Fischer Drive) holds morning worship service every Sunday at 9am. All welcome. Phone 011-886-3893.
Stadtmission Johannesburg (59 Ouhout Avenue, Weltevreden Park) holds German services every Sunday Lighthouse Christian Centre holds at 10am. Phone 011-678-4355, www. services every Sunday at 9am stadtmission.org.za/jhb and 6.30pm (cnr Beyers Naudé Drive and Monkor Road). Prayer Forgiveness revolution: Workshops at service on Tuesdays at 7pm. Phone different venues across the city teach George 082-320-7014, www. everything about forgiveness. Phone 082-771-7665. lighthousechristiancentre.co.za
Liberty Church: Dynamic Sunday morning services at 8am and 10am. Full children’s church programmes for ages three to 10 during both services. Liberty also hosts exciting Friday night events for children and teens during school terms. Grades 1 to 4 from 5.30 to 7pm, Grades 5 and 6 from 5.30 to 7pm, Grades 7 and 8 from 7 to 9pm and Grades 9 to 12 from 7 to 10pm. Phone 011-791-
Randburg Baptist Church (149 St Andrew’s Anglican Church (corner Bram Fischer Drive) holds morning West and Albert streets, Ferndale)
Randburg Hindu Cultural Society holds weekly Satsangs on Tuesdays from 7pm to 8pm at the Linden police station (Boundary Road, Robindale off Malibongwe Drive). Weekly Tabla, Naal, Harmonium and Hindi lessons are offered. Phone Yasodha 082-543-7094, email@example.com The Apostolic Church, Northriding hosts Sunday morning services with rich worship and the Word. Sharonlea primary school, Campher Street corner Malibongwe Drive and Mahogany Street, Northriding. Phone 072-915-7787. 3-in-1 Spiritual Centre: Spiritualist Church (8 Viscounts Avenue, Windsor West) holds services every Sunday at 7pm. Spiritual healing available before services. Secure parking. Phone Janet 072-112-2363. The True Buddha School (Main Street, Bordeaux) hosts a Buddhism meditation every Saturday from 2pm and also has study groups of Buddha Dhama. Phone 011-326 2384, firstname.lastname@example.org St Andrew’s Anglican Church (cnr West and Albert streets, Ferndale) holds a Family Holy Eucharist service with Sunday school and youth teaching every Sunday at 8.30am. Phone 011-787-6964. New Creation Family Church (cnr Winston Avenue and Gemsbok
Road, Robin Hills) holds a family service at 9am and an evening service at 6pm every Sunday for the young at heart. Kidzone and Exploits Youth on Friday evenings. Phone Teresa 011-792-1151. Inter-denominational prayerwalking ministry: Changing lives, communities, hearts and mindsets as we pray. Join our daily 1km to 5km prayer walks in Randburg. Get fit spirit, soul and body. Phone Peet 074482-4341, www.walkinfullness.com St Thomas Anglican Church (corner 3rd Avenue and 8th Street, Linden) holds various services every Sunday highlighting the diversity of Anglican worship. Phone 011-782-5585. The Christian Community Movement for Religious Renewal (46 Dover Street, Ferndale) holds a Sunday communion service for adults at 10am and a Sunday service for primary school children at 9.30am. Phone 011-789-3083. Telefriend: Needs more volunteers for our non-denominational care line. We welcome all Christians who are regular church members over 21 years with a heart for helping people with hurt and difficulties. Phone Debbie 011-792-5826, 082-558-0832. Charisma Ministries at Olivedale Library invites you to experience and receive the wonderful revelation in the series, How to know and live in God’s guaranteed love, plan and will for your total success. Sundays at 9am. Phone Pastors Ken and Helen Human 082-773-2644.
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breaking plates. All are welcome, just bring your good mood and your friends! Every Monday. N o n - p r o f i t Phone 072-300-1274. o rga n i s a t i o n s are welcome to Baha’i Health Agency: Open Saturdays 2pm e-mail details to 4pm and Sundays 10am to 2pm. We have of forthcoming doctors and psychologists on site to assist events to with counselling for HIV/Aids issues. National Randburg Sun at Baha’i Centre, 209 Bellairs Drive, Northriding. randburgsun@ Phone 071-595-3916, bahaihealthagency@ c a x t o n . c o. z a bahai.org.za (Must include name of The Gauteng Central Girl Guides holds monthly o rga n i s a t i o n , tea gardens on the first Sunday of every month. contact number, physical street address, as well as Tea and crumpets at Trefoil, Road Number 3, Delta Park at 2pm. Once in Delta Park follow date and time where relevant) the signs. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org 8 June: Next BirdLife President Ridge public lecture. A film, The story of the President Randburg Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at Ridge Bird Sanctuary, by wildlife film expert Bryanston sports club at 7pm. Phone 083-459Wim Spronk will be shown. Followed by a 9199. presentation of members’ award-winning birding photographs. Randburg Methodist Church Hall Honeydew Bowling Club (cnr Beyers Naude at 7.30pm. Refreshments, car guard, visitors Drive and Christiaan de Wet Road). Bar, meals, social life, fun and free coaching. Experienced R25. Phone Paul on 082-445-5413. players, teenagers to oldies welcome. Phone 15 July: SPCA AGM will take place at 6pm for 083-674-9112. 6.30pm in hospitality suite 2 at the Coca-Cola Dome, Northriding. Phone: Lyndall 011-462- Narcotics Anonymous: Open meetings on Mondays and Fridays in Boskruin (Old White 1610. Horse Inn), cnr President Fouche Drive and Free Laughter Club: Change the way you look at Hawken Avenue 7.30pm to 9pm. Open meeting life - join us for free laughter club at 51 Central on Thursdays at Blairgowrie recreation centre, Road, Linden Extension on Thursdays. 5pm for Park Lane from 7.30pm to 9pm. Phone 083900-6962. 5.30pm. Phone Eileen 082-856-6818. Acoustic Guitar Xplosion at Tanz Café on Monday nights. Each week musicians perform three songs. The best on the night proceeds to the semi-finals. Marshal Music is sponsoring a Takamine acoustic guitar worth R15 000 for the finals. Phone 082-770-7524.
Duplicate bridge at Boskruin library Thursdays 9am to 12.30pm. Phone 011-886-3456 or 011791-3732.
Christian singles meet at Rosebank Mall every last Friday of the month for dinner and an opportunity to meet other single people Free Greek dancing lessons: Greeks are famous from Rosebank Union Church and other for their delicious cuisine, singing, dancing and neighbouring churches. 6.30pm, very friendly
and relaxed environment. Phone Graham 082330-5567 or Caron email@example.com. Book sale at Olivedale Library bookshop run by Fools (Friends of Olivedale Library). Open every Saturday 9am to 1pm. Olivedale Library, President Fouche Rd, Olivedale. Phone 011462-6285/6. Book sale every Saturday at the Randburg library, Bram Fischer Drive, from 9am to 12pm. Bargains galore from R2. Phone Maureen 083470-5896. Senior citizen activities: Join in for a fun morning of tea, coffee, eats, chats, card games, Rummikub, and other fun activities, every Wednesday from 9.30am to noon, R20 per person per month at the Blairgowrie Community Centre, Park Lane. Phone Annemarie 011-789-2211. Socials for mature singles. Our club hosts vibrant parties, braais, dart evenings and much more. Phone Gloria 083-948-7917, Sylvia 082691-6985. Nomad comedy open mic at 7pm every Monday night at Tony’s Bar and Grill (cnr Hans Schoeman Street and Phillip le Roux Avenue, Malanshof). Phone 074-100-6495. Drug education seminars. Ministry Against Drugs (Mad) holds drug education seminars for all parents in the area on Saturday mornings to help educate, equip and inform. Includes various drugs affecting the youth of today, telltale signs and what to look out for. Phone Justin Green 076-035-5061, firstname.lastname@example.org Bridge group at St Marks’ Church Hall cnr Witkoppen and Hyperion roads, Northriding. Tuesdays 1pm to 4pm. Phone Trudy 011-7925482. Hospice charity shops always need donations.
Collections can be arranged. Phone Eleanor or Christine 011-728-1052 from 8.30am to 4.30pm. Fathers-4-Justice holds support group meetings for divorced or separated fathers who have little contact with their children. Parents, grandparents, mothers, family and friends are all welcome. Meetings held every Saturday at 4pm. Phone 082-306-7841. Lingo Links hosts weekly groups for informal practice in foreign languages. Phone Helen 072786-9961 or www.lingo-links.co.za. The Mah Jong Association of SA holds bimonthly meetings at Wizards Craighall at The Colony shopping centre on the first and second Thursdays of each month from 7pm to 10.30pm. Phone Leon 083-454-4536. The Old Parktonian Sports Club in Bordeaux hosts activities and rents out four function rooms. Prices are reasonable and include full catering, bar facilities and secure parking. Sports fields are also available for family days, team building and more. Phone 011-789-3274 www.oldparks.co.za Brownies, Teddies and Girl Guides: Brownies (7-10yrs), Teddies (4-7yrs) and Girl Guides (10-14yrs), a safe, girl-only space to explore the activities, issues and possibilities that are available to girls today. Meetings on Friday afternoons 4pm to 6pm at the Guide Centre, 374 Boundary Road, Northriding. Phone Diana 071-858-9943 or HQ 011-795-3767 email@example.com Northern Farm Nature Reserve offers hiking trails, MTB routes, horse riding and birding. The reserve promotes recreation for conservation and is only open on weekends and public holidays. It’s situated just off the R114. www.northernfarm.co.za 082-533-4545.
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Ladies and gentlemen... Pink Lily Wan (9) is among the outstanding performers at HeronBridge prep’s Celebration of Talent evening. Dancers, pianists, bands, singers and actors all strutted their stuff and wowed the audience.
After learning the letter ‘Hay’ and many words that begin with it, Kaila Jaffe, Micaela Heyes and Amira Benguri-Karstaedt of King David Victory Park Primary School made Havdallah (the ceremony after the Sabbath)
Performing arts scholarships The Arts & Culture Trust (ACT) will award two scholarships to pupils in their final year of secondary education who wish to study performing arts at an accredited tertiary institution. Individuals under the age of 25 who are not considered professional and not currently
registered for a degree are also eligible. To qualify, candidates will participate in a competition where they will be assessed on their singing, dancing and acting potential. Registration closes on 14 June and Joburg auditions will be held on 23 and 24 July. Details: www.act.org.za or 011-712-8403.
Die voortrekkers stap die kerksaal binne.
Voortrekkers kies koers kerk toe Oord Goudrand wat bestaan uit kinders vanuit Weltevrede-, Unika- en Linden-Voortrekkers het die NG-gemeente van Randburg suid se Hemelvaartsdiens op 13 Mei bygewoon. Die Voortrekkers het ’n erewag gevorm en met hul brandende kersies en glimlaggende gesiggies menige gemeentelede baie welkom laat voel. Daarna het hulle met ’n vlagseremonie hulde gebring aan ons nasionale vlag en ons nasionale
lied, wat deur sowat 200 Voortrekkers en gemeentelede uit volle bors saamgesing is. Ds Henning Jacobs se besondere diens oor die sigbaarheid van God in ons lewe en hoe Sy genade deur jou optrede sigbaar moet wees vir ander, het as aansporing gedien vir die Voortrekkers wat deur hul dade juis diens aan ander verrig en deur hul daaglikse voorbeeld hul Afrikanerskap, burgerskap en Christenskap prakties uitleef.
Full of spirit In keeping with soccer fever, girls of the extra mural art class of King David Victory Park primary school created a poster for the school’s foyer. Showing off their hard work are Tanna Rock, Jayna Goldstuck and Shalya Katzeff.
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Rand Park high school Derby
Knights College U15 soccer and netball teams qualiﬁed for the Southern African Christian Schools Sports Association National’s sports second round.
Saints rule the ball Jordan Hean from St Stithians Boys’ preparatory U9 football team wins their match against The Ridge school.
Sean Van Zyl of Rand Park high school on the way to a try during the ﬁrst team rugby match against Northcliff high school at Rand Park’s annual Derby Day on 15 May. Rand Park won 17 - 13.
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It’s magic Zanele Sabela If the atmosphere at Hoërskool Randburg’s soccer extravaganza last Saturday is but a hint of the mood the 2010 Fifa World Cup will bring to South Africa, we are in for a blissful time. Dubbed Magic in the Park, the occasion was abuzz with energy. There was a diski dance competition, a soccer quiz and an interschool and interclass football competition. As is fitting, the hosts were the most conspicuous on the field. Each class wore the kit of the country they were
Grade 11Es show their support for Brazil.
supporting. The grade 11Es went one extra and donned bras on top of their kit to show support for Brazil. They also dominated play in their match against the 10Es, Greece. In the end the grade 10Ds who represented France won the senior interclass competition.Algeria, the grade 9D class, won the junior interclass competition. Laerskool Boskop took the primary school title and Unika’s staff won the high school competition.
Painted faces show support for favoured teams.
Unika battle it out with Boskop who went on to win the primary school competition. competition
Nigeria, 9E vs Denmark, 8E
Fun at the jumping castle.
Parent Wynard Barnard held his own in the teachers vs pupils match.
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Careers evening Hyde Park high school held a careers evening featuring more than 50 exhibitors to give Grade 11 and 12 pupils the opportunity to explore their future career paths. David Thomson and Eitan Gold chat to Zubeir Mahomed of Afda.
Hyde Park high school Grade 8s and 9s with Mrs Margie Nelson (head of junior maths) and Mr Matthew Davies (headmaster) display the beautifully decorated soccer balls that they made in their maths class. They also designed representative logos for the countries participating in the forthcoming Soccer World Cup.
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Dancers off to USA The J&C Dance Creations studio in Weltevreden Park is sending 16 girls to the annual American Dance Awards international championship in Orlando, Florida in July. In order to raise funds for the trip, J&C hosted a ladies tea at Charterhouse school in Honeydew on 22 May. According to Maureen Larmuth of J&C the studio only attends the championship every second year because of the cost. “J&C was established in 1981 and is a member of various dance
associations including the Acrobatic Federation of South Africa, Acrobatic International, South African Gymnastic Federation, DanceCor, and the South African Dance Teachers Association.’’ “The studio is also involved with community work at Kingsway (Randpark Ridge), Soweto and Teachers Training (Alexandra) and recently a needy old age home, Jordan House in Newclair. “Trials to qualify to join the overseas team took place during
Young talent: Duncan Lewis
August 2009 and 16 girls from our studio qualified. Competitive dancing is currently not recognised as a sport by the South African government with the result that selected teams representing South Africa receive no assistance to help defray expenses. “We are trying to raise funds for the girls towards their trip. In an effort to do so, the studio arranges several fundraisers, one of which is the ladies tea.’’ z Details: Maureen Larmuth 083702-8740, email@example.com
Young local star Blairgowrie resident Duncan Lewis, 14, in Grade 9 at the National School of the Arts (NSA), is playing the role of Samuel the pirate accountant in the South African Musical Academy’s production of the Gilbert and Sullivans classic, Pirates of Penzance Jr, currently running at the Bedfordview town hall until 30 May. Duncan’s interest in drama began at Blairgowrie primary school where he took part in various school productions. He has since acted in the Johannesburg Youth Theatre’s Oliver Twist as well as in Alice in Wonderland and Bad Education at
the NSA. Wacky, irreverent and as entertaining today as it was when it first opened in 1879, Pirates of Penzance Jr spins a hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric major general morally bound to the often-ridiculous dictates of honour and duty. Ticket prices are R60 for adults, R50 for children under 12. z Details: Quintin 083-697-6985, Celeste 078-588-6190, admin@ samta.co.za, www.samta.co.za.
Youth talent showcase Back row: Elisca Schourie, Stacey Mallabone, Samantha Fester, Kaylee McGinn, Chantelle Gaertz, Biance Le Roux, Chanice Phillips, Palesa Pryor. Middle row: Danielle Mallabone, Robyn Cammell. Front row: Anna Larmuth, Keryn Wagstaff, Stacey Woolnough, Kelly Coetzer, Emma Coetzer
The annual Rand Symphony Orchestra youth concert showcases 11 of Gauteng’s best young musicians and will take place at the NG Kerk
hall, Malcolm Road Blairgowrie on May 30 at 3.30pm. All welcome. z Details: Susan 083-377-9445
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ALL CARPENTRY Kitchens, Built in cupboards and Doors. Riaan 082-820-4663
ALL ROOFING Waterproofing and damp proofing. All work done by owners. Jason/Clive 084-209-9000 072-903-4398
BUILDING: GRANNY FLATS - MANSIONS & ALTERATIONS 082-871-7857 011 477-2524
NEELS 011 472-7202 073-172-1732
GARDEN REFUSE 2 Ton truck load R250 076-939-4365 Tracey
FUTURE POOL REPAIRS • All repairs & replacement of Pumps & Filters •Leaks, Piping, Heating • Marbelite, Fibre Glass & Chlorinators. Rodrick 082 726 4865 Free Quotes
MAJULOKA TREE FELLING PROJECTS CC. Rubble Removal, site clearing. 073-453-1206
MAAK `N MOVE
ROD`S GARDEN SERVICES Maintenance solutions for homes, complexes and office parks. Contact Rod 082-335-4533
BUILDING CONTRACTOR NHBRC Registered. For all building works including plumbing. Contact Milan Jadoo 083 2844 633 or 011 794 8047
RUBBLE & GARDEN REMOVAL From 1 Ton up to 6 Tons Andrea: 083-584-8639 CP038185
RUBBLE & REFUSE 1 - 4 tons from R250. Also treefelling. James 082-839-8997 071-863-4645
HONEYDEW SHOPPING CENTRE UNIT 54
Cabinet Making Shop Fitting Design & Making
DRY WALL KING... • Dry walling • Ceilings • Partitioning • Painting For offices and homes Call Gareth on: 082-600-1813
ALL STEEL WORK All welding. Palisade fencing, gates, burglar proofing etc. 072-515-3091
Maintenance PTY LTD. Est. 20yrs
Garden & Pool maintenance, Treefelling, Clean-ups 011 795-2000 086 161 7181 www.abacusgardens.com Credit cards welcome!
ABA TREEFELLERS Razor sharp service. Big tree specialists! Fully insured. Vic 082-786-3225 LW010278
RUBBLE REMOVAL 4 Ton - Rubble & Garden refuse - R480 a load 8 ton truck R650 a load. Michael 082-606-0935
Hannes Henning 082-574-2587 A PLUMBER ALL ROUNDER Burst Geysers, Valves, Pipes, Taps, Toilets, Drains & all Plumbing req. Renovations. 072-515-3091
For: • Painting • Roofing • Ceiling • Rhinolite etc. 078 795 0586 082 509 6790 CM004820
PAINTING DONE INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR David, (011) 706-7134 or 073 964 0294 RO027792
ROOFS SPRAYPAINTING Flat roof specialist. Waterproofing 074 173 2816
Termite Specialist. All Pests all areas. Registered with SAPCA.
SPECIAL R50 + Spares
• Bookkeeping, Payroll, TAX, VAT, CC Registration, PTY-s & Audits. Cindy (011) 540 0123 078 571 0891 SA020425
Contact 011 793 1233 or 082-307-6893 a/h
MEGAFLOW PLUMBING Large & Small Projects. Bathroom Revamps. 071 5766 947 011 704 7944
BRAND`S TREEFELLING FULLY INSURED 0861 708 000 all/hr brandstf @mweb.co.za
NORTH RIDING MOVERS Let us move your house. We and Expertise. Contact number: 082-769-7905
PETER`S REMOVALS AND STORAGE! Big or small loads. Boxes & Bubble wrap available. Cr card facilities available. (011) 683-2227
ROODEPOORT MINI MOVERS Stressfree relocations. (011) 763-2978
A2B Furniture Removals 011 886 2328 078 912 0145 NP009236
www.minimaxmovers.co.za or e-mail:wbminimax @telkomsa.net
AA HAMOND MOVERS INTER COMPUTERS Moving household & office For all PC repairs, upgrades, furniture. Storage avail. sales & support, contact: Gert 011-768-1687 all hrs 011 793 4499 LW009963 ic.RandRidgeMall BEST MINI REMOVALS @gmail.com CM004750 Norman 082-371-1220
A.P ELECTRICAL Repairs & Installations of all Alarm Systems, Gate & Garage Door motors, Electric Fence, Intercoms etc... For FREE quote ANDRE 084 601 7429
0224 Driving Schools
REMOVALS STORAGE PACKING
0861 474 700
086 111 4307
0220 Computer Repairs
0288 Removals & Storage
A RUBBLE REMOVAL SERVICE Four ton truck. Jules 072-129-0898
ANYTHING, ANYTIME MIKES MOVERS 8/4/1.5 TON 082 551 9513/083 448 7131
ALL TYPING & SECRETARIAL SERVICES SPECIALISED MINI Brenda (011) 793-3060 MOVERS CC 082-336-2193 COUNTRYWIDE! CP038035 Danie (011) 763-1994 tel /fax / 082-453-8070 ARE YOUR BOOKS IN AN000235 ORDER? NEED ASSISTANCE? "ABILITY REMOVALS" All bookkeeping/ Accounting/ We offer pro service! Taxes done professionally, 072 288 9478 For appointment please Tele (011)763-2758 HK024226 contact Nicolette on 082-253-6300 10% DISCOUNT AN000230 MAXI CARE EXPRESS FULL PAYROLL ADMIN REMOVALS, SERVICES OFFERED STORAGE & PACKING Call: Patricia 0828515673 Professional Service & or 011 783 7199 Trained Staff
076 405 9926
MAN & HIS VAN REMOVALS & STORAGE JEFF 073-006-6660 firstname.lastname@example.org
SN044104 have the experience
0280 Professional & Business
AFFORDABLE ON SITE FRIDGE & AIRCON REPAIRS
TV`S WANTED / REPAIRS KILL-A-PEST 083 395 5139 Any condition will pay cash The PEST stops here. and will collect Call 078 6575 936 (24hrs) Affordable rates.
Plumcare TREEFELLING & REMOVAL Michael 082-606-0935
A 1ST IN FISHPOND AND POOL SOLUTIONS Peter`s Pool Service 083-601-0644/ 462-3386 Seven days from 6 to 6. Pumps, filters overhauled and renewed. Heating, salt chlorination. Fibreglass, Marbelite repaired. Gm001042
DES` TREEFELLING 25 years experience (011) 888-5762 082-453-0840
0268 Pest Control
A PLUMBERS & DRAIN CLEANERS A Guaranteed Inexpensive Day A Same 24 Hr Service
POOL CONSULTANTS Est 1986 "SAVE WATER" Underwater + all repairs /renovations. Lourens 073-190-8581
082 445 3883 RANDBURG
• Brick Work • Plastering • Painting • Paving • Swimming Pools • Koi Ponds CONTACT ERNST FOR BEST QUOTE 083 524 8771
DIAL A MOVE & STORAGE LW009962 email@example.com Insured big, small, part MAGIC EVENTS loads. Local, long distance, all Cape areas. Dogs, cats, Birthday Cakes cars, boxes, bubble wrap. Platters & Cecile 082-776-9282 or Jumping Castles Jan 082-852-5407 We want to move it! Ria 082 529 6918 CV108189 Rita 082 467 3876 ECONOMOVES NP009196 Domestic/Office Removals. Personal Supervision. WILLIE`S MOBILE DISCO Office (011) 782-7459 ALL FUNCTIONS Doug 083-325-4451 (011) 674-4009 all hours or Rod 082 903 4334 083-461-0463
076 189 7745
Burst Geysers Blocked drains, Burst pipes, Leaking geysers, Taps and Toilet
SIZANANI PROJECTS SPECIALISING IN:
A BAG OF FUN!! Exclusive castles & party requirements for adults & kids. 679-5699 082-372-9177 www.starcastles.co.za
ACCOUNTING AND TAX SERVICE
U MB I N PL By
ALIVE TREEFELLING & RUBBLE REMOVERS Mark 083-260-4157
BUGMAN PEST CONTROL
Phone Fern (011) 432-0720 or 082-448-0855
Repairs to all...
ACTIVE TREEFELLERS CC
10% off for pensioners on presentation of this ad.
RUBBLE REMOVAL From R550 - 8 ton truck. 084-678-7321 or 011-692-3602
MABENA`S PROJECTS Alterations and Renovations. • Building • Tiling • Plastering • Painting • Carpentry. Pheneas 083-950-1671
OLIVEDALE POOL REPAIRS CC FREE QUOTES Pool problems solved!!! • We repair & replace Pumps & Filters. • Underground Piping Leaks & Cracked Pools. • Marbelite & Fibreglass • Solars & Chlorinators • Resurface Pools. Contact Patrick 082-924-1055 / 462-3450
A A A
HANDYMAN Welding, Security, Electrical, Plumbing, Renovations and painting etc. John 082-352-1663
TV, VIDEO, HI-FI, DVD AND M/WAVE REPAIRS AERIAL AND SATELLITE INSTALLATIONS Repairs done at your home. 3 month guarantee.
For all your pool services and maintenance. Contact Jacques on : 071 292 7712
ABOUT REFUSE AND RUBBLE REMOVAL 4/6/8 TON CP038064 From R380 per load. Linda 082-362-7537 EXPERIENCED Handyman / NP009249 Electrician / Plumbing. ACORN TREEFELLING 084-511-6411 or AND COMPOST (011) 958 0247 24HRS CP038053 Full insured. Gerrie Botes 082 442 4185
RUBBLE AND GARDEN REMOVAL 4 ton truck. From R450.00 per load. Boetie 084-512-9769
Qualified, with 28 years experience. All plumbing.
Sound and Lights to blow your mind. All functions catered for
082 506 2349
Thompson : 073-162-8596
AAAH! ITS PARTY-TIME
AMALGAMATED VALLEY STORAGE Very secure storage units. Honeydew. Boxes/Transport available. Email Djgraham @axxess.co.za 072 880 0293 072 179 6924
Kinetic Sound Mobile Disco Call Dave (011) 673-3463 083-461-7866
BUILDING,CEILING, WATERPROOF, PAVING,POOL, REPAIRS & DAMP-PROOFING
JAN`S TREE FELLOWS Fully insured. Personal supervision. Jan 083-260-0186
Tel: 011 888 5668 Fax: 011 795 4349 Bob: 082 809 5477 firstname.lastname@example.org
FRIDGES FREEZERS FREE QUOTES
BLIND BOYZ CC Blinds of all types. Best A 4 SEASONS prices. Service and GARDEN advice. Free Quotes!! LW009782 Cleanups / treefelling / MIKE (011) 472-0962 or irrigation. JOHANNES`S RUBBLE 082-386-3333 or REMOVAL & TRUCK FOR 011 763-2925 0861-BLINDZ or SG067169 HIRE 0861-254639 083 673 3098
•Kitchens - wall units •Build in cupboards •Shop counters •Display units •Custom made fixtures
ALL POOL REPAIRS!!! • Maintenance & Repairs • Renovations Free Quotes (25% Discount) Paul 082-335-6335
Mike MaGrath 082 907 1951
0154 Gardening / Rubble Removals
GARDEN DELIGHT MAJOR GARDEN CLEAN-UPS TREEFELLING OWNER SUPERVISION Call James 079-490-4826
ALTERATIONS, RENOVATIONS AND NEW MEGA PAINTERS DWELLINGS Top quality painting. Large & Small Projects. 011 704 7946 071 5766 947 CM004809 Undertaken by registered professional builders at competitive rates.
• LOW QUOTE • BEST RATES all plumbing & blockages
Free call 0800 119 120
EGOLI DRIVING SCHOOL Offers you professional driving lessons with guaranteed results at low, ALL MOBILE APPL. REPS low prices. Learners and Washers, Dryers, Fridge, Drivers bookings also done Stoves, Dishwashers. Work Tel 082 497 4227 guarant. Free call out. CP038204 Theuns 082-744-1145 MDS DRIVING ACADEMY GM001127 CP038036
AFFORDABLE POOL REPAIRS & MAINTENANCE From R450 pm. incl chemicals. Mike 0741 02 0741 SA020566
GM APPLIANCES Repairs to Freezers, Washers and Stoves. Tel Alfred 011 873 5000 or 083 276 4262 RO027809
Learners and licenses. Contact Sonika/Marlise 079 577 8562 082 824 7972 NP009018
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Alarms, Electric fence, intercoms, gate motors CCTV 7 Days a week : 082 733 2211 LB SECURITY
MASTER MATHS For individualised, Maths tuition for Grades 4 - 12. Bryanston/Fourways (011) 465 7824 Randpark Ridge GM001105 (011) 791-3967
AUTOMATED GARAGE DOORS & GATES Sales, Services and Repairs. Lucan 078-204-2058
0299 Upholstery / Curtaining ABLE UPHOLSTERERS
SA020470 Established 29 yrs.
BALUSTRADE , GATES, BURGLAR BARS ETC By Boundaries & Beyond cc Allan 082 447 4731 Jimmy 082 697 4860
Roger (011) 792-3806 082-324-3402 CP038019
FURNITURE CLINIC Restoration & Upholstery, Repairs of Furniture & Office Chairs, Riempies, Rattan, Curtains, RO027985 Blinds, Floors. Tel (011) 882 2199 FROM R39.00 GM001132
â€˘ Electric/ Palisade/ Razor wire Fencing â€˘ Affordable auto garage doors auto/man gates Doug 082-324-9204
0396 Wanted to Buy
Accommodation to Let / Share
OFFICE CHAIR REPAIRS Tel (011) 882 2199 GM001133
0342 Jewellery BEST CASH PRICES! We buy Diamond and Gold jewellery for cash. Tel: (011) 787-0814 Randburg Diamond Co. RO027803
ornaments & S.A art etc. 072-358-9404
0312 Baby & Children's Corner BABY-GO-AROUND We sell new & used baby goods. We buy goods for cash. Tel. (011) 792-8915 www.kidzworld.co.za CM004730
INTERIOR DECORATING CLASSES Weekly and Monthly. Enrol now for 2010 Call Di Hattingh 083 455 6764 email@example.com CM004726
0318 Carpets / Furniture / Appliances AA AUCTIONS Barry pays best cash prices for all good, used furniture, appliances, antiques, pianos, etc. Tel. (011) 793-4668/ (011) 793-4478. RO027776
LOANS R1000 - R30 000 Call Clarence 072 1020 733
0463 Offices & Shops
FONTAINEBLEAU Room to let . 10 min from Randburg Square. R2000pm BERARIO, business incl. w/l. Dep req. premises 60sqm office, shop Tel 084 778 0374 or agency. Plus 60sqm for RO027989 RO027789 storage/workshop. No cars. Call 082-491-2592 NORTHCLIFF
Single person to share furnished t/house. Non smoker. R2900 pm 072-753-7217
0372 Plant & Machinery
ALL CASH PAID FOR SA ART, ANTIQUES & JEWELLERY Tel 082-657-2610 7 Days a week
FIRE WOOD R20 A BAG DELIVERED Hard & soft wood Koos 082 886 0882 AN000423
HOUSEHOLD GOODS FOR SALE Plastic dog kennel R200 Soft furn & Roman Blinds. Wooden dog kennel R100 Paul: 083-561-7091 1 Small wooden rabbit Shanti: 084-611-5811 cage R200 011 886-7539 Small Cast Iron bath R1000 48 yrs exp. Hoover UV 220, AN000232 upright R300 Mattresses:1 NEW orthopedic spine right mattress and base set R4000 1 dbl mattress and base set R1600 Futon single R700 1 Small covered sponge mattress R250 contact Lyl 083-278-3229 OR leave a message on 011-475-9318 ML000110
SONNEGLANS 54 sqm cottage for single person only. u/c parking, w /machine. Avail imm. R3250 incl Tel 791 0969
WILGEHEUWEL 2 Bed, 2 Bath, 2 Garages free standing. Secure complex. 2 Pets R4600 excl. Occ 1 June 072 914 8677 Contact Jenny CH001449 083 600 1220
ADAM PAYS BEST PRICES Room to let from. R1200 FOR ALL FURNITURE, p.m. excl. W & L. APPLIANCES, etc. 072 391 9587 083-727-3579 RO027923
CH001320 Uphl. ctns. l/covers.
0296 Tuition / Education
2ND HAND CLOTHES (MALE & A 2 Z CASH DEALS FEMALE & KIDS) For Household Furniture & CH001327 Better cash paid for: Shoes, Appliances.Etc.We collect. Linens, curtains. We also collect. MATHS/SCIENCE 082 440 8202 Est. 8 years FERNDALE RO027779 Gr. 7 - 12. Expert tuition. Phone Carol or Nick at Flat to share. R2000 pm. firstname.lastname@example.org (011) 781-0655 AN000222 AARON PAYS BEST TEL: (011) 888-5270 Marike for antiques, furniture, silver, CM004708
AZTECH ENGINEERING Gates & automation. Fencing & burglar proofing. Carports. Service & repairs. Centurion D5 Motors - R3850 with anti-theft & inst. Contact: Moh 084-595-8122
FAB FURNITURE MART LINDEN Good prices paid for quality Household contents, Antiques and Collectables. Tel (011) 782-7515 AN000223 NOAH`S ARK PADSTAL
OFFICE RENTAL 0590 Office space available in Townhouses Randburg near Brightwater Commons. /Simplexes CH001460 All office equipment with /Clusters air conditioning units, UPS power, as well as 0428 /Duplexe backup generator. Flats Available immediately. 2 BEDROOM Please contact Gavin or DUPLEX A BACHELOR UNIT 200M Melissa on TOWNHOUSE FROM NORTHGATE (011) 787 9438 or Secure complex with Open plan kitchen & trinityhouse covered parking. R3 300pm. lounge, bath & @rivercorp.co.za Occ 1st June. AN000379 Contact Fiona on (011) 781-0172
CM004825 SWOP UNWANTED GOODS FOR CASH 18 Malibongwe Drive, Robindale. We buy & sell 2nd hand : â€˘ Furniture â€˘ Household Items â€˘ Jewellery/Gold & Gold Coins â€˘ Etc â€˘ If you need cash bring your cell phone, laptop or jewellery and we will borrow you cash against your valuables. Call today for a free quote.
BLOUBOSRAND 3 Bed, 2 bath. R6900 p /m. Incl levies, excl elec. Call Wayne 083 599 1795 SA020561
FONTAINEBLEAU 97 SECOND AVENUE
shower, double carport in a security
0442 Garden Flats / Cottages
011 704 0989 or 011 781 9641
FERNDALE 2 Bedroom cottage, bathroom o/p lounge, kitchen. Carport. R3500pm excl. elect. Avail immed. 083-632-6144 Wesley CP038250
NORTHRIDING Wendy cottage. Own shower and toilet. R1500 pm. Suit sober Christian male. Fred 011 704 2046 CH001452
All cars & bakkies bought for cash.Cheap or expensive. Willow Crest Motors Mark 082-444-9990
0650 Loans / Investments
FRAIL CARE Shared rooms available at MHA Summerfield Park. Also available: â€˘ 1 room in our Mid Care Section. â€˘ 1 room in our Lodge Section. Contact Matron Soni 011 704 3024
0484 Townhouses /Simplexes /Clusters /Duplexe FERNDALE, RANDBURG
A LOAN UP TO R100 000 Black listed and garnished welcome. 082 942 9528
90 sqm 1 bed thatch cottage. Tranquil setting, Own garden / covered parking. Non smoker / No pets. R4200 pm Incl W/l. Call Colleen 082-253-5290 CH001463
RANDBURG (KENSINGTON B) 4 En-suite rooms to let in Commune (FurnishedOptional) R3,000.00 per room per month. 1 Bedroom Flat separate from communal house (Furnished-Optional) R4,500.00 per month. Rates include water and lights, DSTV, cleaning services and basic appliances. Contact 071 4980 550 or 082 8243 716 CH001451
RANDPARK RIDGE Garden flat let/Bed sitter R2600 pm. Incl . l/w Tel 011 795 4056 SA020603
0893 General Employment Wanted BARBARA seeks work as a
NP009262 bartender/cashier. Has refs.
LOANS FROM R1000 TO R30 000 Call Sylvia 083-436-6526
072 683 6440
Driver(code 10),gardener, NP009240 houseman PRECIOUS Mwn seeks f/t. Accom. 073-436-3594 Ref: speak to Pat at 011-792-0982
DRIVER Moses Mwn (code 10 pdp) seeks f/t M - Sat work with 12 yrs exp for delivering kids & goods with a Permit 073 599 2198 Refs. Eng
ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN REQUIRES WORK Qualification: Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical & electronic Engineering. 082 707 0693
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A CAR, LDV, 4X4 URGENTLY NEEDED. WILL SETTLE YOUR CAR LOAN TEL. 082-692-4086
0470 Retirement Villages
We pay more than anyone BLAIRGOWRIE else for household and office furniture. Fridges and TV`s. One bedroom, bathroom,Lounge with We also collect. Kitchenete furnished, Will (011) 886-3780 NP009024 suit single professional. R3500 per month including 2ND HAND CLOTHING water and lights. Deposit /LINEN/SHOES required. Available 1st July Bought and sold for cash Contact: 082 579 3318 CP038232 Phone 011 794 4423 You will get the best deal on Household furniture, Appliances, Fridges, TV`s, etc. For cash on the spot phone RESELL IT.
A BEST OFFER ON BAKKIES + CARS CASH PAID ANY CONDITION ALL HOURS 24/7 Deon: 082 410 4815 (011) 475-1772
ROOM TO LET complex in Northriding CH001337 - NORTHRIDING 072 392 7572 In busy Slimming Salon. CARS WANTED SA020586 Suitable for beauty, nails, FOR CASH physio, any type of health We will give you more! 072 307 8657 therapist SO056499 Contact Pat 072 820 7844
2 Bedroom flat to rent for R3600.00 excl w/elec. No pets. Mature couple or single lady or guy, own secure entrance. Own carport with â€˘But that`s not all braai area. OLD AGE HOME We also convert LP`s to CD`s and Available from 20/05/2010. ACCOMMODATION Phone Julie VHS tapes to DVD`s @ R80 AVAILABLE CALL NOW 072 274 5663 011 888 9697 IN ORANGE GROVE or Charles NP009277 Frail care, mid care, 082 960 6596 RO027893 residential rooms, TOP CASH PAID FOR Alzheimers / Dementia GOOD QUALITY NORTHGATE 3 BED, section. Rates vary. We 2 bath. Avail 01/06. R4900 provide full nursing care, Clothing, Furs. shoes, linen, excl w/l three meals a day, cleaning Books, CD`s Records,Silver, Call 072 622 4610 & laundry. Premises very brass, Glass, Jewellery, AN000430 secure excellent security Cameras, sewing machines, Please contact Ornaments, All small Joan Buchanan: household goods. 011 640-5826 We collect (011) 786 6938 RO027880
0895 Domestic Employment Wanted
Close to Mnet / NEW UPMARKETSECURE Studio from R3800 1 bed from R4300pm 2 bed from R5500pm. All excl W & E
A+ SKILLED DOMESTIC PLACEMENTS + references checked. 011-880-4647
www.netwater.co.za 011 326-1614 SA020560
SUNDOWNER Large free standing. 3beds, 2baths, own pvt garden, dble auto garage, maids, no pets. R6500pm excl. elec 083-327-2011
CASH LOANS R100 to R40,000 Patience 073 816 4544
EASY LOANS UP TO R5 000 No ITC Check. Call: Moses / Sthembiso 011 472-6786 011 472-9362
Fully Screened H/Keepers, Cooks, Nannies, Caregivers, Housemen, Gardeners, Drivers 011 789 5127/8 or 071 425 3491
ABSOLUTE JOLLY DOMESTICS drivers, maids, gardeners, caregivers, excel refs 072 556 1039 011 781 5006
Agnes (Mwn) excellent maid seeks f/p time work 073058 3484 082 931 5004 NP009274
ALINA seeks full time domestic work, with or without accomm. Has refs. 076-890-4463 ML000124
ALL FULLY TRAINED DOMESTICS Housekeeping, housemen, drivers, nannies, gardeners, cooks, frailcare. Fully screened with traceable references. Jane (011) 886-7698 (o/h) 078-113-4568(a/h) GM001126
ALPHONSINA SA seeks domestic part-time 3days. Refs. Eng. 076-034-6625 DF090836
CAROLINE Sa seeks domestic/ childminder 5 days work 082 849 9408 Eng KL005133
CHIKONDI Mwn seeks domestic full-time with accom. Refs. Eng. 078-741-7554 DF090796
CLARA Zim seeks 3days. Eng. 073-817-7480 DF090846
CLAUDINAH seeks full time J.H.B Emily Malawi domestic work, with Lady with experience seeks accomm. Has references. part-time work , hardworking, 071-081-0997 reliable, honest, trustworthy ML000101 excellent with kids and animals. Ref: 072-555-1969 CONSTANCE SA seeks /078-744-2455 domestic full-time Mon-Fri DF090831 with accom. Refs. Eng. 082-972-0482 DF090771 KHUMBO Mwn honest, trustworthy maid. She is CONSTANCE Zim seeks good with kids and animals. domestic part-time 5days. She is looking for a job as a Refs. Eng. 082-504-1282 maid f/t Mon-Fri. with DF090823 accommodation. For more GETRUDE requires part time call 084-997-0686 /073-178-6325 refs. domestic employment for, DF090862 Wed, Thur and Fri. 071-614-8626 ML000093 LINETH Zim seeks childmider full-time with HILDA Sa seeks domestic/ accom. Refs. Eng. childminder f/t work Cooks 078-522-5186 with Accom 072 951 8077 DF090764 Refs. Eng KL005192 MARIA MWN am looking for a job as domestic work J.H.B- NOMA Zimbabwe Lady with experience seeks childminder full-time or part-time work, hardworking part-time. Call 078-122-6176. Ref: excellent with kids and animals. Ref:074-571-2949 082-475-5959 DF090813 /071-329-4411 DF090832
JOYCE Mwn seeks domestic, childminder f-time with accom. Eng. 078-880-3309 DF090826
MARIA requires full / part time domestic employment. Has references. 072-797-1537
Married couple seek domestic, garden piece work Mon,Wed,Sat. Refs. Mable: 078-572-0294/Peter: 076-036-9737 DF090819
MEMORY seeks full time domestic work, with accommodation. Has references. 078-248-9608 ML000144
MERRIAM Sa seeks domestic/ childminder f/t Mon - Frid work with/out Accom 072 713 3911 Refs. Eng KL005160
MONGIWA Zim seeks domestic/ childminder f/t M F worork with Accom 073 157 6253 Refs: 073 556 2795 Eng KL005200
NAUME Zim seeks domestic full-time with accom. Refs. Eng. 084-897-6937 DF090861
NOAH Mwn seeks garden/ housemanp/f 6 days work Cooks with Accom 073 635 9412 Refs: Botha 078 295 1105 Eng KL005197
NOSIPHO Sa seeks NV001178 domestic/ childminder/ frail care f/t work Cooks with Accom 076 903 0804 Refs.Eng KL005162
PRISCA Sa seeks domestic/ childminder f/t 5 days work 082 472 8436 Refs. Eng KL005187
ROSLINA SA seeks domestic full-time with accom. Afri. 076-018-2464 /Ref:016-932-4117 DF090842
SHEILA Zim seeks domestic f/t work Cooking & Baking with Accom 083 353 0520 Refs. Eng KL005158
SHERRON Zim seeks domestic childminder p /f-time anydays. Refs. Eng. 079-606-3037
BRIGHTON Zim seeks garden/ houseman/ driver ( code 08 ) f/t work with/ out Accom 083 517 7075 / 078 DF090756 724 7307 Refs. Eng KL005159 SIBONISIWE Zim seeks domestic f/t work Cooks with LOUIS Mwn seeks full-time Accom 073 667 5518 Refs. Mon-Fri. Acc. Eng. 078-639-8160/Ref: Eng KL005209 082-492-5124(John SUPERVISED CLEANING Headman) DF090864 SERVICES PETER Mwn seeks garden, houseman, driver p/f-time Call: 082 593 9519 AN000231 Refs. Eng. 073-084-6901 DF090829 VICTORIA SA seeks SAMUEL Zim seeks garden domestic, childminder pf. f-time Cooks. Acc. Eng. M-F. Cooks. 073-928-4292 079-533-0760/Ref: /Ref. 011-465-9904 072-356-4993(Christina) DF090761 /076-775-4755(Milan) DF090863 VIOLET Mwn seeks TEDI SA seeks garden, domestic full-time with painter, driver (code 10)f/t. accom. Refs. Eng. Acc. Refs. Eng. 071-007-5875 DF090791 082-048-7562 DF090804 13 YEARS GOOD SERVICE Due to changes in our situation our trustworthy and reliable domestic, childminder and occassional cook, PATIENCE, is looking for a full-time job with accom. Ref: Georges 082 336 4599 SA020581 FIRST CLASS DOMESTIC & CHILDCARE Placement of Trained Qualified staff: Domestic childcare house management Au Pair Tutors. Courses avail. SPECIALS AVAILABLE 071 324 9848 ADAM Mwn seeks garden National Registered Trainer part-time Mon,Wed,Thur,Fri,Sat. Refs. & Provider Dept. Labour. GM001054 Eng. 073-098-6134
0899 Domestic Employment Available
0897 Gardener Employment Wanted
CHARLES Mwn seeks garden, driver(code 10) Accom. 071-624-7897/Ref: 082-967-4181 DF090828
0950 Legal Notices PROPOSED ERECTION /ESTABLISHMENT OF LOOSE STANDING DWELLING (STATE SPECIFIC USE OF BUILDING OR LAND) Notice is hereby given, in terms of Clause 16 of the abovementioned Scheme, that I/we, the undersigned, intend to apply to the City of Johannesburg for
consent for the abovementioned use on (Erf/Holding/Farm Portion-number) Stand 1262 (Township/Agricultural Holdings /farm) situated at Vorna Valley ext 25 (street name and number or other similiar description. Paticuliars of this application may be inspected during normal office hours at: City of Joburg (place chosen by applicant) Any person having any objection to the approval of this application shall lodge such objection in writing, together with grounds thereof, to the Executive Director: Development Planning. Transportation and Environment, Johannesburg, Room 811, 8th Floor, A-Block, Metropolitan Centre, 158 Loveday Street, Braamfontein, and the undersigned by no later than 09th of June 2010 (state date-14 days after the date of the last appearance of the advertisements in newspapers)
1005 Adult Entertainment JAPANESE SEXY LADY 076-874-0822
WITPOORTJIE. SMALL & PETITE AMY IN PRIVATE. 078-701-5822
SG067518 Name and address of applicant: Mr M de Jager No 40 Sparrow Rd Vorna Valley Midrand 1686 SA020608 VOORGESTELDE BOU /DAARSTELLING VAN LOS STAANDE KONSTRUKSIE (MELD UITDRUKLIK WAARVOOR DIE GEBOUE OF GROND GEBRUIK GAAN WORD) Kennis geskied hiermee oreenkomstig Klousule 16 van bogemelde Skema, dat ek / ons van voornemens is om by die Stad van Johannesburg aansoek te doen om vergunning tot bogemelde gebruik op (Erf /Hoewe/Plaas-nommers) Erf 1262, (Dorpsgebied /Landbouhoewe/Plaas) geleë te Vorna Valley ext 25 (straatnaam en nommer of soortgelyke beskrywing). Besonderhede van hierdie aansoek lê gedurende kantoorure te City of Joburg ter insae (plek gekies deur applikant). Enigiemand wat beswaar daarteen wil opper dat hierdie aansoek toegestaan word, moet sy beswaar en die rede daarvoor, nie later as 09de Junie 2010 (meld datum-14 dae na laaste verskyning van advertensies in nuusblaaie) skriftelik by die Uitvoerende Direkteur: Ontwikkelingsbeplanning, Vervoer en Omgewing, Kamer 8100. 8ste Verdieping, A-Blok, Metropolitaanse Sentrum, Loveday Straat 158, Braamfontein, en die ondergetekende(s) indien. Naam en adres van applikant: Mr M de Jager No 40 Sparrow Rd Vorna Valley Midrand 1686
24 HOUR ADULT PHONE SEX 072-526-6161 084-710-0784
PAMMY`S PLACE LINDEN UPMARKET VENUE CLEAN & WARM PRIVATE 011 888 1338
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email@example.com 0805 Business ADMIN/ACCOUNTS We are seeking a competent, computer literate person who has experience with the following : Debtors, Creditors, Invoicing, Stock Figures, Salaries, etc. We are based near Muldersdrift. Own transport is essential. Please fax CV to : 086 699 9619
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OPPORTUNITY We looking for Sales people to join our dynamic sales team Avroy Shlain Cosmetics. Contact Lydia 082 5651 700
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Ad designer The ideal candidate will be responsible for the following • Designing adverts for newspaper and magazine • Designing adverts for online site (WOMF) • General departments duties • Assisting with other necessary tasks given by management We offer • Basic Salary • Pension Fund • Great working environment The successful candidate will need to have a working knowledge off - CS2 (PhotoShop, In design and Illustrator) - CorelDraw - GN3 (FRED) Candidate will be expected to work overtime when needed. Must be able to use own initiative and have the ability to work under pressure. Positive attitude and team player E-mail CV and current and desirable remuneration to email@example.com by 7 June 2010 If you have not been contacted by 9 June 2010 please consider your application unsuccessful
TEACHER & ASSIST TEACHING For Nursery School AFTER-CARE near Honeydew area. SUPERVISOR Must have experience Required for Nursery and English as first language. School in Fax CV to Morningside. (011) 794-6410 CP038247 Mature person who is passionate about children, (nursing 0855 experience an Sales / advantage). Own car Marketing essential. Afternoons from A GREAT 1.30 to 5.30. OPPORTUNITY FOR Salary R5 000 TRAINEE MANAGERS negotiable. R20 000 + earning E-MAIL estee potential. Company @iburst.co.za looking for individuals to SO056772
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briefs United Brothers in blue beat 52 Football club 2-0.
Randburg Tennis Club invites any social tennis players to play on Tuesday mornings between 8.30am and 11am and enjoy some tea afterwards. All players are welcome, visitors pay R20. Phone Norman on 011-787-3877.
The United Brothers team pose with coach Jabu Masini in red and white. White Musumungu, Lelethu Makhabisane and Meketse Kupela with soccer balls donated by the Sun.
Sport clubs are invited to submit their sport events for publication. Must include name of organisation, event, contact number, physical street address, date and time where relevant.
United Brothers in blue versus 52 Football club. New Look (green) versus Barcelona (red)
Johannesburg Hiking Club invites you to meet like-minded outdoor and conservation-orientated people who wear heavy boots and smell like mountain air. Varied programmes for all fitness levels. Phone Marion 087940-1903 www.jhbhiking.org.za Mustangs junior baseball invites boys and girls from seven to 14 to try out. Training sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5.30pm at Marks Park sports field, Judith Road, Emmarentia. Phone Janice 082-908-0199
52 Football club.
Cresta Wheelers accommodates social, novice and experienced cyclists and is based at Marks Park sports club, Judith Road, Emmarentia. Guests and newcomers welcome. Phone Alison 083-631-5722. Honeydew Bowling Club (cnr Beyers Naude Drive and Christiaan de Wet Road). Free coaching. Experienced players, teenagers to oldies welcome. Phone 083-674-9112. Diggers Junior Rugby Club, U8-U13 is always looking for new talent to join their teams. Contact David Moore 0828019964
Top grade Robinson karate
Send your sport news to email@example.com
The karateka from the Norman Robinson Dojo in Randburg took part in the JKS National Championships on 1 May and displayed a high standard of karate. Back: Haylee Knox, Mac Livock, Kaylin Lovell, Reiner Runge, Dillon Heins,Ryan King, Gordon Downing, John Jnr Kinghorn. Middle: Sigourney Abraham, Craig Anderssen, Belinda Howard, Cameron Holm, Alexandra Lawrence. Front: Justin Anderssen, Donovan Holm, Dean Gray, Dimitri Batis, Letlotlo Tshephe, Trent Holm.
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New Look (green) versus Barcelona (red)
Nawhal Kara The boys of Zandspruit were on top form at the Impophomo soccer tournament at the weekend. Impophomo is a community development programme established by Northpoint City Church (NPCC) to assist the community of Zandspruit. The event was sponsored by KPMG auditing company, Group 5, Battery Technologies, Alexander Forbes, Momentum Siyabonga Office Concepts, Classique Quisine, Digi-lam, Fruit ‘n Veg City, Clover, Elite Solutions and Supersport. “Zandspruit soccer teams meet frequently to play on dirt tracks or open spaces,” said JohnMark Kilian spokesman for the Impophomo programme. “These soccer gatherings represent
Zandspruit burns with talent
the only recreational activity in Zandspruit that does not involve some form of substance abuse or social ill.” Approximately 21 local teams participated, while children from the township gathered on the sidelines to support their idols. A meal and refreshments were provided by the various sponsors for soccer players and children from the township. Kilian also ministered to the gathering. Jabu Masina, coach for the Brother United team, said, “My team trains once a week and I am very proud of the skill and dedication they displayed today.” Argentina, as the winning team of the day, received a soccer kit for the entire team. Brothers United was placed second and Barcelona third.
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