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 False Bay People’s Post 19 January 2016  NICOLE MCCAIN Ten years ago the Muizenberg beachfront was a “no-go” area, but today it is a booming hub. With the last development along the stretch – housing a surf school, coffee shop and two restaurants – open from December, the strategic redevelopment of the area is one […]

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False Bay People’s Post 19 January 2016  NICOLE MCCAIN A group of Muizenberg residents has banded together to fight a problem building in Clevedon Road. The house was vacated by the tenant before Christmas and vandals moved in shortly after. A resident alerted the local neighbourhood watch, the Muizenberg Community Safety Initiative (MCSI), to concerns […]

MID borders

MID members have approved a proposal to consider extending the MID border to include the ‘Wherry Road Triangle’ made up of  Wherry, Henley, and parts of Cromer and Clevedon roads. The triangle lies just beyond the Albertyn Road border of the improvement district. The decision to embark on a process of consultation with property owners in […]

MID Budget Pie Chart

  Presenting the Annual Report, MID Chair, Steven Frankal explained that property owners in the MID pay improvement district levies proportional to the value of their property. Currently domestic property levies range from R50 – R300 per month. He said: While this means that the MID has limited resources compared to some of the larger […]

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On 2nd October 2015 at 05:00 the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) initiated a planned operation with Metrorail, supported by Muizenberg SAPS, Law Enforcement, PRASA and the Muizenberg Community Safety Initiative (MCSI) due to concerns around safety and security inside and around the railway reserve between False Bay and Muizenberg stations. In attendance we had: 2 MID […]

The Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) has  donated it’s CCTV system to recently revived local neighborhood watch, the Muizenberg Community Safety Initiative (MCSI) which has more eyes and hands to monitor it in the MID area. Research shows that  CCTV surveillance is most effective when  utilised as a preventative measure. The MID, due to its limited […]

Train commuters _public safety

Passengers getting off the train at False Bay station at night often feel uneasy and vulnerable walking home in the dark. In fact, many passengers run down the road, fearful of being harassed or attacked. Recognising that the walk home poses a security risk to residents, the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) has stepped in and […]

july 2015 dumping Church Rd

But Church Road is lowering the tone In the belief that a cleaner neighbourhood is a safer neighbourhood, public safety efforts in the Muizenberg Improvement District go well beyond obvious top-up measures like the dedicated MID patrol vehicle. Community safety also means reducing grime and anti-social behaviour which impact resident’s quality of life and their […]

Bridge Story Argus 5 August 2015

Cape Argus | 05 August 2015 Cape Town – It’s known by locals as “the truck-eating bridge”. And every few weeks it claims a new victim. The Muizenberg railway bridge has become notorious for having a truck protruding from one end or the other. Over the years it has become the butt of many jokes with […]

suspicious behaviour

MID public safety officers are alert to suspicious BEHAVIOUR not ‘suspicious looking’ people These were the words of Stuart Wragg, Operations Director for Securitas – the new public safety service provider for the MID. He was responding to questions at a Public Safety Information Meeting on Tuesday evening (21 July 2015). 32 Muizenberg Improvement District members […]

Information Session about MID Public Safety & Security on Tues 21 July 2015

MID Members are invited to an Information Session on Public Safety & Security in the Muizenberg Improvement District Date: Tuesday 21 July 2015 Venue: All Saint’s Church Hall, c/o Church & Main Road Time: 17h30 to 18h30 At the beginning of this month, we began working with Securitas, our newly appointed service provider for Public […]

sleeper bags

Sleeper Bags for our permanent homeless The plight of Muizenberg’s long-term homeless is complex. Mainly due to trauma, addiction and untreated mental illnesses they have severed ties with their families and consider  Muizenberg their home. Nearly all have lived on our  streets for 10 years or longer. They reject the offer of shelters whose goal is […]

MID Patrol Vehicle 25 June 2015

Dear MID Members and Levy Payers The Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) provides top-up services aimed at making our neighbourhood an attractive place to live, work and surf. When an area looks run down, it becomes more vulnerable to crime.  For residents and visitors, the factor that is probably the foundation of all other benefits delivered […]

Vagrants step over the line

People’s Post | False Bay   Published: Tuesday 14 April 2015   Journalist: Monique Duval Evidence that vagrants are taking shelter along the railway line between False Bay and Muizenberg Train Stations has sparked concern. [Photo: Monique Duval] Chevone Petersen, Manager of the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) explains that vagrancy is an ongoing issue. Due […]

Interested service providers are invited in this first stage of a three-step process to express their interest in providing Public Safety & Security Services to the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) over a period of 12 months. About MID The Muizenberg Improvement District [MID] is a legal entity established under the City’s Special Rating Areas by-law […]

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Cape Town Tourism is bringing tourism information and booking services to where residents and visitors come to play. Following the decision to close the Muizenberg Tourism Information Office at the Pavilion at the end of February 2015, The Muizenberg Improvement District has successfully partnered with Cape Town Tourism to bring mobile tourism information and booking services right […]

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MEDIA RELEASE  NO. 183 / 2015  04 MARCH 2015 Firefighters from various agencies continue to actively manage a fire in the South Peninsula, three days after it started in Muizenberg above Boyes Drive. Currently, the firefighting efforts are focused on the following hotspots: Lower Constantia Nek and the upper Tokai area, Clovelly, Fish Hoek, Kalk […]