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Muizenberg Festival 2018

Muizenberg comes alive in October with the 5th edition of its annual festival that celebrates a place brimming with creativity, culture and innovative citizen action. The Festival takes place between the 1 and 14 October, and features a range of activities, cultural experiences, dialogue, concerts, collaborative public performance, and incredible homegrown art. This year’s theme, […]

Muizenberg Tourism

“We need to move forward as a collective, making progress together” was the statement made by Cllr. Eddie Andrews when addressing the tourism stakeholders in Muizenberg, discussing the development of a tourism route for the South. This year PRASA partnered with City and various other stakeholders, including MID, to highlight what Muizenberg has to offer […]

Muizenberg Litter

Regular beach clean-ups, through community and stakeholder collaboration, has emphasized the impact of pollutants on the environment.  This collaboration has since allowed for redirection of valuable resources to aid in the management of the natural environment that surrounds the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) area. One such area where resources have been redirected to is “Styrofoam […]

Muizenberg Safety

During the winter period the MID landscaping team started weeding away in the MID area.  With public safety in mind, it was decided to repair the broken fencing between Milner Road and the railway reserve and cut back the overgrown vegetation to improve visibility for the MID Public Safety Patrollers. These changes along the railway […]

MID Cleaning

They’ve gone from EPWPs working along the beachfront from Sunrise Circle to St. James to employees of the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID).  During their first month with MID, they filled almost 2,000 bags with sand, weed and litter cleared from gutters, sidewalks and public garden spaces. You may have seen them pushing a wheelbarrow, carrying […]

MID Seniors Visit to Muizenberg

It was an early start to an extraordinary day for one hundred senior citizens, dressed in their best, from Heideveld, Netreg, Woodstock, Eersteriver and Lavender Hill as they made their way to Muizenberg. A programme arranged by Rail Tourism, Metrorail Area South and MID. “I’ve not seen the ocean in 23 years!” recounted one of […]

Muizenberg Youth Project

A donation from the MID contributed to the successful June/July holiday programme organised and facilitated by the Muizenberg Youth Project.  This holiday programme, hosted in the All Saints Church Hall, was generously supported by the Butterfly Art Project, parents, individuals, organisations and businesses in Muizenberg. An average of twenty children and five volunteers attended the […]

MID Facebook

Keep ahead of the curve by liking and following us on Facebook where we share regular updates that impacts on the MID and surrounding area.  Here are some highlights that you may have missed if you’re not following us on social media.           The Muizenberg/St.James Catwalk safety plan is slowly taking […]

MID Catwalk Site Visit

The MID has been working closely with Law Enforcement on brainstorming solutions to improve public safety and security in the area. One area identified has been the Muizenberg St. James Catwalk and how this links with the MID area. The challenge of patrolling the catwalk has always been the elevated railway line and the Main […]

MID

Muizenberg is a destination.  We need to do what we can to support and guide where possible, the strategic implementation of safety measures that will benefit everyone who enjoys the recreational facilities in and around Muizenberg. It is with this mind-set that the MID has actively engaged with Law Enforcement and Metrorail/PRASA as well as […]

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The debate around iconic bathing boxes in 2017, resulted in City Coastal Management calling for public participation in the concerns around the maintenance, security and utilisation thereof.  The detailed report presented at sub-council on 20 November 2017 can be viewed here. In a nutshell, the once-off restoration costs of the 38 bathing boxes on Muizenberg […]

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Every year, for the past 30 odd, has been a time when locals prepare for the surge of visitors, family and friends who see our amazing village by the sea as their prime holiday destination. The swell of visitors becomes a tsunami wave of bodies when the season peaks on the two most frequented public […]

Muizenberg Public Safety

“When we work together then we are organised crime fighters” commented Maruwaan, one of the many volunteers from the Grassy Park Diaz Village Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) who supported law enforcement efforts from 04h:30 on 25 and 26 December in Muizenberg. Law Enforcement and MID were elated when neighbourhood watches heeded the call for volunteers to […]

MID Public Safety

While everyone is getting ready to kick off their shoes and enjoy the beaches, the Muizenberg Improvement District (MID) has been actively reviewing and planning for the influx of thousands of people! Public safety and cleaning takes priority during the Festive Season, with all parties; the City, Provincial and community structures, working together to ensure […]

MID

Property owners within the MID boundary – sign up as MID members and have your say! The Muizenberg Improvement District will be holding its annual AGM this month and you’re invited: Date:                Thursday 23 November 2017 Time:               17h30 for 18h00 Venue:             Muizenberg Bowling Club, Muizenberg Park, Main Road, Muizenberg But remember that, even though MID […]

MID Beach Huts

MID met with City Coastal Management on Tuesday 03 October to discuss the process regarding the future of the 48 huts on the Muizenberg coastline. These are the next steps and your input is required! Engagement with the City The City now invites ideas and proposals for how the huts can be used in a […]

Gary Theron aka Donald Redditt

The Muizenberg Improvement District operates in public space, and therefore public safety refers to improving the safety of ALL people engaging with the public space environment. On Friday 29 September, Gary Theron, a homeless Muizenberg resident for more than ten years, left us with a powerful message. The lack of response from government services when […]

Muizenberg Festival Logo 2017

It’s time! The Muizenberg Festival has already started, and there are 10 full days of entertainment, stimulation, education and fun left! The full calendar of events is available via www.muizenbergfestival.co.za and in fact this year (if you’re an Apple user) you can even synchronize your iOS mobile calendar to make sure you know what’s on […]

MID / Metrorail Clean-up

In response to the recent spate of opportunistic criminal  activity on the Muizenberg / St. James catwalk, MID and Metrorail have been cooperating quite closely to look at “red flag zones” in need of attention – both to aid visibility in the area for walkers, and to limit spaces available for opportunistic criminals to hide. […]

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Pretty Pride and MID partnered to run a Ladies Art Workshop on 31 August this Women’s Month. Pretty Pride’s mission is “empowering women through art” and their objective is to teach women art design and production skills to build self-esteem foster financial independence. The All Saints Anglican Church Hall was kindly made available and 14 […]