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WYNBERG: RESIDENTS PLAN TO COMBAT ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES AT FACILITY

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lay time at Batts Road Park is over as Wynberg residents have teamed up to curb illegal activities. Residents living near the park have raised various concerns ranging from illegal soccer matches and dumping to prostitution and crime. Resident Warren Walbrugh says he is fedup with the condition of park. He claims the lack of lighting in the area is a problem, as dealers often conduct “shady business” in the corner of the park. People’s Post attended a night patrol of the park with the Wynberg East Neighbourhood Watch. While on patrol a man was seen walking into a dark corner with a plastic bag in his hand. As watch members approached him, he picked up his packet and ran away. “This is what they do; if he didn’t have anything illegal why is he running away? We have to patrol this area every night to stop the people from having sex and doing their drugs in the park,” said a watch member, who spoke on condition of anonymity. The park is filled with broken glass, litter and used condoms. In the far corner there is a makeshift bed which, watch members claim, prostitutes use. Wynberg police Sector 2 commander Warrant Officer Silvino Davids confirms he is aware of the issues at the park. He says the sector van often patrols the area. Resident Helen Walbrugh says she is fedup with organised soccer matches which take place on Sundays. She has reported the matter to Law Enforcement on numerous occasions. “They urinate against the wall and make a noise, while the children cannot play in the park. When we call Law Enforcement the matches are stopped, but these men just come back,” she says. One Sunday, Walbrugh says, the ball was kicked into her yard. When she refused to return it, the men threw stones on her roof. “The men who play there are quite muscular and many of us are scared of them,” she says. Mayoral Committee member for Community Services and Special Projects Belinda Walker says formal games are prohibited in public parks. “A game is considered formal if there are goal posts erected or marked dimensions, or the game is organised between

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FUN AND GAMES: Wynberg residents have raised the alarm about illegal activity in Batts Road Park. two clubs. It is not prohibited to play with your children or for a group of friends to kick a ball around,” she says. On Sunday 29 September, a soccer match between two teams was in full swing by 13:00. The teams, dressed in full soccer kits, were seen playing and keeping score. One of the players, David Kanda, claims he was not aware that the matches were illegal. However, he says the Metro Police have stopped the matches in the past. “Every Sunday we play soccer here for fun and the people around here complain. They keep saying we can’t play here, but I don’t

understand why (not),” Kanda says. “We are playing for fun, not money.” The match ran for 30 minutes until three Law Enforcement vans pulled up. The men immediately stopped playing. The officers informed them their matches were illegal and they packed up their equipment. The City of Cape Town’s director for Safety and Security, Richard Bosman, says officers informed the group leader in April that organised soccer matches in the park are illegal. “They were told to immediately stop and

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advised of alternatives,” Bosman says. Meanwhile, ward councillor Monty Oliver says a R200 000 upgrade of the park is scheduled to commence shortly. The upgrade will include fencing the entire park, planting trees and upgrading the play equipment. Despite the calls by residents to have better lighting at the park, Oliver says the City is not keen. “The idea is to fence the park, while residents will be responsible to open and close the park each day. The aim is to close off the park at night,” Oliver says.

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CALL TO REGULATE: AVOID ‘POP-UP’ DRIVING SCHOOLS

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riving schools need to be regulated in South Africa, says Nazeem Kisten, acting general secretary of the South African Driving School Operators Association (Sadsoa). This comes after the association, which has been in operation for five years, found that very few measures are in place to ensure that driving instructors deliver adequate service to learner drivers. “Driving instructors only need to pass the instructors’ test before they can teach someone how to drive,” says Kisten. “This is not enough, because many instructors learn through trial and error, don’t undergo advanced driving courses, and testing centres are often corrupt and award certificates to people who have failed the test.” Sadsoa sent a draft bill of possible regulatory clauses, which they believe should assist in governing the industry, to the national transport department. Kisten says the bill states that instructors need five years’ driving experience; (and) two years’ work experience as an instructor with an accredited driving school. He adds instructors also need to be “approved by the provincial transport minister; and should also attend a college which offers a rigorous driving school programme”. The bill also looks at ways and means to regulate and accredit the driving school industry. All driving schools in South Africa are unregulated as there’s no regulatory body. More than 95% have not been accredited by the Transport Education Training Authority (Teta). This accreditation allows for driving schools to apply for government and business tenders where they’ll be able to teach learner drivers.

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LEARNING CURVE: A call has been made to have driving schools regulated. Kisten says tough economic times are often the cause for people becoming driving instructors – they may have lost their jobs and have a car and some patience to teach learner drivers. “But pop-up driving schools, which are often called pirates, also need to be accredited by Teta. Accreditation usually costs between R25 000 and R30 000, which only the large, more established driving schools can afford,” he says. “The only way more driving schools will be accredited is if government reduces the large costs attached to accreditation and Teta approval. Large driving schools have no issues with accrediting their businesses, because they have means to do so.”

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Kisten says acquiring a driver’s license will become more difficult over time due to the computerised learner’s test implemented at some testing centres. This new testing means will require learner’s license candidates to sit in a simulator to test their possible driving skills, as well as 16 hours of preparation. He hopes to see testing yards regulated to ensure they meet the standards set by the bill. “Driving schools should join the association so they can be prepared for the possible regulations, because by the time the government passes the legislation no one will be able to have an unaccredited driving

school,” Kisten says. “Cars used for teaching will need to be a certain type, with an operating number and all driving schools will need to be registered companies with an office and a landline.” He further adds the regulatory body hopes to apply these stringent rules, because of past cases where learners paid for lessons up front and fraudulent instructors, who operated from cars and with a cellphone, disappeared with their money. A learner driver, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says he had been requested to pay in advance for lessons at Aubrey’s Driving Academy, which had come highly recommended. “The instructor asked for the money up front. I did not feel comfortable handing over more than R1 000 to someone I did not know, and instead switched to a school where I (was required to) pay per lesson,” he says. Academy owner Aubrey Richter has been a driving instructor for 15 years. He, too, wants to see the industry regulated. “An ombudsman is needed for driving schools where people can lodge complaints about schools, because the industry lacks accountability,” he says. He says his business asks for payment prior to lessons as people who pay per lesson are very inconsistent and lack commitment. “It’s difficult to satisfy clients all the time. If people don’t like what they see, they should go to another established driving school and avoid the fly-by-night ones,” he says. Provincial department of transport spokesperson Al-Ameen Kafaar says there is no legislation to regulate driving schools. He says the department is in the process of finding a system to register driving schools and compile a database. V Share your views. Starting with the word “Post” SMS your comments to 32516. SMSes cost R1.

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PEOPLE'S POST | CONSTANTIA | WYNBERG Thursday, 3 October 2013

SMOOTH OPERATION: A burglary in Constantia caught on camera.

CRIME: RESIDENTS CLUED IN ON BURGLAR METHODS

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MONIQUE DUVAL TIME TO TAKE CHARGE: Wynberg police station commander Brigadier Riaan Booyen says residents should assist police to fight to crime. PHOTO: MONIQUE

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Wynberg residents take on crime wave MONIQUE DUVAL Wynberg residents are opening their wallets and volunteering their time to combat crime in the area. This comes after a public meeting with police and the Community Police Forum (CPF), where residents vented their anger about break-ins and drug dealing plaguing the area. The meeting focused on Sector 1, which includes the CBD, Chelsea Village and Wynberg West. Wynberg police station commander Brigadier Riaan Booysen says the sector is the precinct’s biggest crime contributor as it is a mixture of residential and business outlets, which makes it difficult to police. He gave an overview of the crime trends in the area, which showed the area is plagued by robberies, drug-related crimes and theft out of motor vehicles. Booysen believes drugs are the biggest contributor to these crimes and pleaded with residents to report drug dealing to him directly. “We make several drug-related arrests a week, but the arrests hardly make a dent in the drug trade,” Booysen says. Visible Police commander Lieutenant Rufie Nel says residents who would like to form street committees will have to inform police. “Once you have your group of people and have decided what area you will be patrolling, you will have to inform us. We will assist you to coordinate the patrols and ensure the sector vehicle is aware of your presence,” he says. Nel explains each sector has one dedicat-

ed vehicle and street committees will assist them with information as incidents occur. “The van can’t be everywhere all the time, but the street committees can help us be the eyes and ears of the community,” Nel says. Tony Schreiber, chairperson of the Bergvliet, Kirstenhof and Meadowridge (BKM) Neighbourood Watch says Sector 1 is the only area which is not connected to the camera network. At the meeting he explained how Licence Plate Recognition (LPR) and overview cameras work to trace criminals moving in the area. “All the information is fed to our operation room which is manned by volunteers. We would love to have Wynberg part of the network,” Schreiber says. Several gasps were heard when Schreiber showed residents a video of a burglary in Constantia. One resident, who asked not to be named, says her home was burgled three times in the last month. “We can sit and complain or we can do something about it,” she says. “I am willing to volunteer and join a street committee if it will help keep our homes safe. I am also willing to make a donation towards cameras.” Wynberg West CPF sub-forum chairperson Tim Jackson says since the meeting they have been inundated with emails from residents who would like to join or form street committees. “Now we, (as the sub-forum will) have to strategise on how the street committees will operate,” he says.

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olice have issued a stern warning about burglaries in Wynberg and Constantia, asking homeowners to be more vigilant in securing their properties. Wynberg police station commander Riaan Booysen says burglaries commonly occur between 06:00 and 18:00. Discussing the latest crime trends in the precinct, Booysen says residents should not be fooled by “fancy” cars driving in the areas, as thieves are now using upmarket vehicles to “blend in”. Addressing a community meeting last week, Bergvliet, Kirstenhof and Meadowridge (BKM) Neighbourhood Watch chairperson Tony Schreiber showed residents a video of a burglary in Constantia. The video shows four men forcefully removing a remote controlled gate to gain entry and steal valuables from the home. Schreiber says there are many lessons to learn from this burglary. “These men randomly pick a house. They drive past a few times and then ring the doorbell; if nobody answers they use a crowbar to lift the gate,” he says. Booysen says when somebody does answer the intercom, the men will ask if they have arrived at a guesthouse. “They will make you think they are

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merely lost, but this is done to not alarm you. If anyone rings your bell and asks for a guesthouse, take a note of the vehicle and inform the police immediately,” he says. The video also shows how the men, after receiving no answer when ringing the bell, lift the gate and drive a Mercedes Benz into the driveway. They gain entry into the house and steal various items including a flat screen TV and a computer in just over three minutes, before driving off. As the Mercedes leaves the drive way, an ADT vehicle pulls up. Schreiber says many residents make the mistake of using a 45 second delay on their home alarms. He claims 98% of alarm calls are false, so security companies have several alarms going off at the same time. “When this happens it takes them longer to respond. Residents should reduce the alarm to the absolute minimum to avoid this,” he says. Schreiber further warns residents to install anti-lift brackets to their remote controlled gates and install security beams across their driveways. According to the annual crime statistics residential burglaries in the Wynberg police precinct increased from 374 reported cases to 501 cases. V Call Wynberg Police Station on (021) 799 1300.

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PEOPLE'S POST | CONSTANTIA | WYNBERG Thursday, 3 October 2013

COMMUNITY HEALTH: RAISING FUNDS AND AWARENESS

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hildren were given a sweet treat at Blue Route Mall last week as Cupcakes for Hope celebrated National Cupcake Day. The team sold cupcakes to raise funds for

children who have been diagnosed with cancer. Children from the Butterfly Way Educare in Vrygrond received free cupcakes and teddy bears from Build-A-Bear.

LUCK GIRL: Logan Genever from Steenberg was one of the first customers at Blue Route Mall last weekend. Along with her mother, the young girl picked out cupcakes in support of National Cupcake Day.

DOUBLE THE FUN: Twins Tamryn (left) and Tamsyn Phillips with Kirsty Knot (middle) from Cupcakes for Hope.

SWEET TOOTH: Hope Philips and Zali Gomo enjoy their cupcakes. PHOTOS: MONIQUE DUVAL

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PEOPLE'S POST | CONSTANTIA | WYNBERG Thursday, 3 October 2013

COMMUNITY SAFETY: REGISTRY OF MOTORISTS WHO PICK UP SEX WORKERS

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olice have announced a bold new plan to tackle prostitution in Wynberg and surrounding areas. Speaking at a public meeting last week, Wynberg police station commander Riaan Booysen says they will now keep a registry of vehicles spotted picking up prostitutes in Main Road. By incorporating sting operations, they hope to rid the area of prostitution following numerous complaints by residents. “We have major problems with prostitutes and their pimps, and we find there are organisations who are protecting them,” he says. Booysen believes the prostitutes and pimps have an impact on drug-related crimes in the area. He hopes the establishment of the registry will curb this activity. “Once we have a registration number, we will track the owner of that vehicle and once we confirm they are frequently picking up prostitutes, we will visit the motorists and

Plans afoot to expand fishing quota PHILSA ESSOP Small-scale fishing communities can look forward to a larger “basket” of species when they apply for fishing rights. Desmond Stevens, acting deputy director-general of the Department of Fisheries, said rights would be issued for more than one species in future, and not only for a particular species, such as West Coast Rock Lobster. Scientific data will determine which species will be included. The aim is to utilise resources in a sustainable manner and to give it a chance to recover. Some species are also only available during a certain time of year, which means that fishermen only get an income then. Amendments to the Marine Living Resources Act (MLRA), which aims to include the awarding of long-term fishing rights to small-scale fishers, was recently tabled in parliament. MPs will start considering it this week. At a media briefing Stevens said the process, which expires in December, to allocate for permits in eight fishing sectors is on track. On the small-scale fishing front, the department plans to work with the University of the Western Cape to verify the fishermen’s status and register them. Smallscale fishers are people who make a living fishing, traditionally live close to fishing areas, use equipment of low technology and sell and process their own products. “Currently we have 8 000 small-scale fishermen who receive individual permits. The idea is to eventually establish 143 fishing communities to whom community fishing quotas will be allocated,” Stevens said. He said although the fishing quota cake will not to be increased, the department wants to ensure that small-scale fishers receive value for their products. “The fishermen currently have no bargaining power. Middlemen, who give fishermen advances on the strength of fishing quotas, are crippling them,” Stevens said “Sometimes the small-scale fishermen sell their products to middlemen as soon as it comes out of the sea. For example, if the middleman offers R15 per unit, you do not have a choice but to accept it. There are no set prices because the industry is not regulated.” Stevens said the idea is to set minimum prices. “We want companies to get involved and buy fish from small-scale fishermen at a higher price. We do not want to determine the market, but regulate it so that small-scale fishers get more for their products and expand their market access.”

have a chat with them,” Booysen says. These discussions, he adds, may be uncomfortable for motorists and he warns the public to refrain from picking up prostitutes. “The prostitutes and their pimps have been linked to break-ins and theft out of motor vehicles, and we need to tackle this problem,” he says. But Sex Worker’s Education and Advocacy Taskforce (Sweat) advocacy officer Ntokozo Yingwana expressed alarm at this initiative.

She describes it as invasive and is worried about the implications. “Imagine I am at home with my husband and the police show up to warn him about picking up sex workers; there will be such trouble,” she says. However, Booysen believes both clients and prostitutes are guilty, so both should be addressed. Yingwana says not all prostitutes were linked to drugs and crime, adding Sweat will continue to protect them. “We have been in talks with the national police department and, while we realise it is

a controversial topic, people need to understand being a sex worker does not impact on the human rights of another,” she says. At the meeting residents raised concerns about vehicles parking in dark streets near Main Road to “do their business”. Resident Barri-Jon Stear says he has seen used condoms strewn in Devonshire Road. “There are quite a few trees, so this is obviously where people are parking. I think planning to go after the clients is a good idea. These condoms are a health hazard,” Stear says.


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V Plumstead The Parent Centre Moms Circle group meets at Constantiaberg MediClinic every Thursday from 10:00 to 12:00. Entry is R50. Phone (021) 762 0116 or email reception@theparentcentre.org.za. Saturday 5 October V Constantia: The South African Riding for the Disabled (SARDA) will host an open garden at the Water Oak Farm on Klein Constantia Road from 10:00 to 17:00. Entry is R30. Phone Debbie on 082 406 3434 or Carol on 072 778 4711. V Bergvliet: The Methodist Church will hold a family market every first Saturday of the month from 09:00 until 13:00. Phone Lisa or Sonika on (021) 715 3045 or email familymarket@bmchurch.org.za. V Meadowridge: Due to renovations the Tokai Library craft market will take place at Meadowridge Library from 09:00 until 15:00. Phone Carol on 073 157 6266.

V Hout Bay: The Hout Bay Computer School will host an MS Word processing class at the school in Main Road at 18:30. Classes are free; a donation of R5 will be collected. Phone Tony Hall on (021) 790 1726. Saturday 12 October V Wynberg: Retro-Style will host modelling auditions at the College of Cape Town in Broad Road from 11:00 to 15:00. Models should be 18 to 27 years old. Phone Keelin Lee Simons on 084 330 9784 for more information. Tuesday 15 October V Plumstead: The Prostate cancer Support Action group will meet at the MediClinic Constantiaberg auditorium in Burnham Road at 17:45 for 18:00. Men and their carers are welcome to attend and share experiences. For more information call or SMS the group phone on 073 560 3067. Friday 18 October

V Southfield: The Memorable Order of Tin Hats (MOTH) will host a fete at the Red Barn in Tramore Road at 08:30. Books, fruit, vegetables, chicken, cakes, eggs and sausage will be on sale. Phone Peter Drayton on (021) 705 1346 or 073 217 7097.

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PEOPLE'S POST | CONSTANTIA | WYNBERG Thursday, 3 October 2013

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ith the national elections looming, political parties have been seen campaigning, handing out flyers asking for votes. Each party has a list of their promises, explaining the changes they will make. All political parties are gunning to win, with the ANC making it clear that they are wanting to wrest the province away from the DA. The DA is wanting to add two provinces on their win, confident they will never lose Western Cape. Here’s how People’s Post readers feel about 2014 elections.

RHIANNON CAMPHER says she is a regular voter. “In the beginning I always use to follow my mother when it came to voting, but after doing my own investigation, I've decided who I will be voting for. I'm voting for the party because the service delivery is much better.” PHOTO: NOMBULELO DAMBA

ALBERTUS BOCK will not change his political allegiance. “I see a lot of progress in the party I voted for, and no one will be able to persuade me to vote for a different party. I have made up my mind.” PHOTO: TARRYN ARNOLD

MZAINODIEN LINNEVELDT does not care about next year’s election. “I do not see any change in this country, why should I vote? Rich people are richer, while the poor remain poor. To me, voting does not make any sense.”PHOTO: NOBULELO DAMBA

CHRISTAL OCTOBER has made up her mind about the party she will be voting for. “I believe the party will make a difference. Not only will they make a difference, I've seen the changes they have been making and I love it.” PHOTO: TARRYN ARNOLD

SAZI MFUDISO says he is a registered voter and he will vote at every election held in South Africa. “I am a citizen and I believe that my vote counts. My vote is my voice and I will vote for the party who will put food on my table every night.”

PIETER MATTHYSER says he is not registered but he would love to vote. “Since I arrived in the Western Cape I have seen a change, which is something that motivates me to vote next in the election. I have lived in different provinces and I only voted once in Free State.” PHOTO: NOMBULELO DAMBA

PAMELA BHONGCOSHE says she’s looking forward to next year’s elections as she will be voting for the first time. “I’m not registered, but I will definitely be voting next year. I will vote for the party that works for the people.”

PHOTO: TARRYN ARNOLD

PHOTO: NOMBULELO DAMBA


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HAVE YOUR SAY! RENAMING OF VANGUARD DRIVE The City of Cape Town is in the process of finalising renaming proposals for Vanguard Drive. It is proposed that Vanguard Drive be renamed Jakes Gerwel Drive. In terms of Section 17 of the Local Government Municipal Systems Act the public and interested parties or groups are given the opportunity to indicate support or objections to the naming proposal from 1 to 31 October 2013. Comments, input and recommendations may be submitted by: • • •

ALMOST THERE: Percy Kelly could represent SA at the World Athletics Masters’ Championships if he finds a sponsor in time.

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Special assistance will be given to people who cannot read or write, people with disabilities and other disadvantaged groups who are unable to submit written comments, to have their inputs or comments recorded and submitted to the Municipality. Please contact the City of Cape Town’s Public Participation Unit:

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Runner needs help to wear the green and gold LIAM MOSES

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Cape Town athlete could have his dream of representing South Africa ripped away from him just days before it becomes reality. Strandfontein resident Percy Kelly (48) qualified for the World Athletics Masters’ Championships, but may not be able to attend the tournament due to a lack of funds. Kelly says he has already raised almost half of the R35 000 needed to attend and used it to pay for his flight and registration at the tournament. “I still need around R20 000 to cover my other travelling, food and accommodation,” he says. “I approached many companies but no one has said they would sponsor me – even partially. “I actually don’t know what to do and time is running out. If no one sponsors me, I will have to cancel my trip.” The money Kelly has raised thus far came through one large donation for his air fare and door-to-door collecting he did at work and in Strandfontein. The Masters’ Championships will take place in Brazil from Wednesday 16 to Sunday 27 October, and Kelly will need to de-

Fax: 021 400 1465 E-mail: naming@capetown.gov.za Written submission: PO Box 298, Cape Town 8000 (for attention: Acting Manager Public Participation Unit) Facebook: www.facebook.com/CityofCT Mobi site: www.letsnameit.co.za

part on Friday 11 October. Kelly first started participating in athletics in primary school, stopped after high school and picked up the sport again as a 27-year-old in 1992. He currently runs road, cross country and track races and will compete in the 5 000m track race and 8km cross country race at the Championships. The Celtic Harriers Athletic Club runner is confident he can challenge for a medal in Brazil. “With the local cross country races my times were all around 32 minutes, while my time was 31:40 at the Western Province Cross Country Championships in July,” he says. “For someone my age to run a cross country race in that time is great. I think my chances will be better in the cross country. I love hilly courses, as I am stronger on the hills.” Kelly has represented WP on six occasions since 2001 and says his greatest achievement is winning a silver medal in the 2005 Two Oceans Marathon. He says representing his country in Brazil would eclipse all of those achievements. Anyone interested in assisting Kelly can call him at 084 814 0368.

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SÊ JOU SÊ! KONSEPVERORDENING: BEHEER VAN ONDERNEMINGS WAT DRANK AAN DIE PUBLIEK VERKOOP, 2013 Die Stad Kaapstad is besig om die Konsepverordening: Beheer van ondernemings wat drank aan die publiek verkoop, 2013, te finaliseer. Ingevolge artikel 17 van die Wet op Plaaslike Regering: Munisipale Stelsels word die publiek en belanghebbende partye of groepe die geleentheid gebied om van 1 tot 31 Oktober 2013 kommentaar, aanbevelings of insette voor te lê. Kommentaar, insette of aanbevelings kan ingedien word: • • • •

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he weight of expectation that comes with the “favourites” tag can be crippling for a sports team. Not so for Milano United. The Grassy Park side have started the National First Division (NFD) season in fine form, winning four out of four matches and scoring nine goals while conceding just three. This promising start, combined with a surprising showing last season – their first in the NFD – has seen Milano crowned earlyseason favourites. Head coach Theo Hempe says his team doesn’t mind either way. “There are no clear favourites in this league. The good start doesn’t mean any-

LIAM MOSES A glut of Western Province players have been named in the South African Rugby Legends Association Iqhawe Week All Star Team. The All Star Team will not play any matches but head of development for SA Rugby Legends, Pieter Muller says the selection could raise players’ profile and lead to them being selected for elite squads at their unions. “The All Star Team couldn’t be a formal national side, as all 16 unions were not competing. But we wanted to give recognition to the players who played well at the tournament,” Muller says. “It’s important for unions to understand that they should be looking at the players we

thing; we still have to finish well,” Hempe says. “We don’t mind being called favourites. There is mental toughness in this team and we believe we are good enough to win the league. We don’t care whether we are favourites or not. We believe we can go all the way.” Milano started the season with a 2-0 win against Jomo Cosmos (H), went on to beat FC Cape Town 3-1 (A) and edged Roses United 1-0 (A). On Sunday Hempe’s charges recorded their most meaningful victory thus far, beating African Warriors 3-2 (H) in a top-of-thetable clash. The Free State team went into this match placed second on the table, trailing their opponents on goal difference. Warriors finished sixth last season, a place above Hempe’s side, and Milano are

yet to play any team who finished in the top five. Hempe rejected the idea that his team’s position at the summit could be due to a easy start to the season. “No games are easy in this league. It’s very difficult to win four in a row,” he says. “The players have matured and learned since last season. We are good enough to beat every team. It doesn’t matter who we play, every game is difficult.” Milano are likely to maintain their perfect record on Saturday when they face sixthplaced NFD debutantes Baroka FC. The Black and Yellow will be without 2012/2013 top goal scorer Lesvin Stoffels for at least another two weeks. But Hempe believes his side will manage to win without their hitman.

Tourney gives players a lifeline picked for their elite squad system, as these kids are 15-years-old and are eligible for the Grant Khomo Week. “All we can do is contact the unions to inform them of the selections. It’s up to the unions to (take it further); we will do what we can to get the kids in.” The Iqhawe Week was hosted at City Park in Athlone last week and eight coastal provinces competed in the under-15 tournament. The teams were WP, Boland, Griquas, KwaZulu-Natal, South Western Districts, Golden Lions, Border and Eastern Province. All players selected for the provinces came from developing rugby schools; the vast majority came from schools which par-

ticipate in the Vuka League – another initiative of SA Rugby Legends. Muller says the aim of the Vuka League and the Iqhawe Week is to create a means to develop players and offer them a “pathway” to the elite set-up at their unions. “We want to give these kids another opportunity to be seen. We are not looking at the top schools; we are looking at the rural schools and the dormant schools. Nobody looks at those schools. We want to give them the opportunity,” he says. “Our Vuka programme in the Western Cape has over 80 schools. That’s where the WP team was selected from – from schools that never played rugby; schools in Langa

“We have all-round strength in our team. All our players aren’t available, but we have depth in our squad,” he says. “There is (still) a lot of room for improvement. The more the team plays together, the better they will get. And with the players coming back from injury and reaching full fitness, the team will just get better.” Meanwhile, fifth-placed Santos will hope to get their promotion campaign back on track when they host Black Leopards at Coetzenberg Stadium in Stellenbosch tomorrow (Friday) at 19:30. Leopards were relegated from the Absa Premiership last season and have drawn three games and lost one thus far. Santos have won one match and drawn two. A victory could see the People’s Team climb to third on the table.

and Atlantis. That’s what we want to create all around the country.” Players in the WP team came from 16 different schools across the Peninsula, including Mountview High in Hanover Park, Spine Road, Portlands and Lentegeur high schools in Mitchell’s Plain and Darul Islam in Greenhaven. Province eventually won the tournament after defeating South Western Districts 14-6 in final. The Iqhawe Week will be hosted in a different province next year and all 16 provinces are set to participate. Muller adds that the tournament will have “the same credibility as the Grant Khomo and Craven Weeks”. V WP’s Dillon Kaalmeyer, Laaiq Felton, Toufeeq Hendricks, Ziyaad Adams, Bradley de Jongh were selected for the All Star team.

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Peoples post constantia 3 oct 2013