Monthly Archives: February 2012

A new sliding gate in record time

It’s been a hectic two days. Yesterday morning (Sunday) at 6.30, I got an SMS telling me that the 5.3m sliding gate on the Yeoville sportsground had been stolen. This left the field open and exposed and difficult for the … Continue reading

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Fire in Yeoville Bellevue

Yet another fire in Yeoville Bellevue has destroyed the upper floor of a small block of flats. Whether the ground floor flats are habitable, whether the building is safe to live in after the fire – these have not yet … Continue reading

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A cry for help

If anybody is in any doubt as to why I work in Yeoville Bellevue, despite the odds, read this letter that arrived by email recently from a resident (I have made minor spelling and grammatical corrections, but left the letter … Continue reading

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Effective community engagement is needed

Had a chat with a Ward Councillor today about public meetings. Someone in the councillor’s constituency was raising concerns about the visibility of the councillor in all parts of the ward. Part of the problem is that the Code of … Continue reading

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I’m back (I think)

I started this blog with good intentions (as do all bloggers), the main one being to keep it up-to-date. I didn’t. I just didn’t make the time each day to sit down and write. Not that there was nothing to … Continue reading

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Chickpeas in Yeoville Bellevue

Did you know that Yeoville Bellevue has at least three vegetarian eating places – and I don’t mean omnivorous restaurants that have a vegetarian menu? I wonder how many other suburbs in the city can match this? Fordsburg, possibly. Where … Continue reading

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