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Community Indigenous Garden Initiative

Members of the Muizenberg community are creating an educational garden in Royal Road.  Grass is being gradually removed and replaced with indigenous medicinal and edible plants.  As things take shape, the plants will be labelled, much as they are in the Useful Plants Garden at Kirstenbosch.  We hope that there will eventually be a booklet […]


Good news – after 6 months, we have managed to convince and arrange for John, Ursula and their 6 month old baby to leave Muizenberg and move in with family in Beaufort West. They were living here in the park for over 5 years, then after the Law Enforcement clear out last week (hence the […]


MID Social Development Director (Marion Wagner) working together with Mareka Nolo (Muizenberg Assessment Centre Field Worker) have spent the last 7 months looking for opportunities for our long-term homeless to either reunite them with family members or become part of the community through job creation opportunities and therefore enable some dignity to be restored to […]


During the Festive Season MID ran a weekend cleaning pilot project under the social development mandate which also complimented the cleaning and maintenance mandate of the improvement district. This pilot project saw between 3 – 7 homeless people collect litter on Saturday and Sunday mornings to compliment the efforts of NCC (our weekday cleaning contractor) […]


Two weeks ago Grit Security included The Park, opposite the SAPS station, in their daily patrols. They have committed to two patrols a day at no extra cost to the MID. This is wonderfully generous of them; we’re very appreciative! Please take the time to greet the patrollers when you see them on their routes, […]

Our new cleaning operator NCC Environmental Services will be commencing work in July 2013 and is committed to manage operations to minimise risk, maximise property value and improve quality of life. They are guided throughout by conservation ethics and principles , and have previously worked in Muizenberg at the Kite Festival, with the Shark Spotters […]

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 MID June Newsletter   We look forward to welcoming Chevone Petersen as the new MID Admin Manager in July 2013. Her duties will include supporting the MID Directors in their various portfolios as well as maintaining relationships with MID members, members of the general public, various City Officials and service providers. Chevone has gained hands-on experience […]