Gugs Seven monument repaired

Mayoral Committee Member for Area Central councillor Siyabulela Mamkeli has urged the residents to protect heritage sites in their communities.       The Gugulethu Seven Memorial is under constant attack from thieves. PHOTO: SPINDOG MOTSA   Mamkeli said after leading a team of City of Cape Town employees to…

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AG Visser House Museum Heidelberg

      Tuesday, May 9, 2017 – 05:56  The AG Visser House Museum has been in crisis for many years.  Local journalist Michael Mentz has reported extensively on the gross mismanagement of the heritage site by Lesedi Local Municipality. He has revealed how many of the Museum’s valuable artefacts have…

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Lourens River Bridge restored

  NEWS / 11 January 2017, 02:00am OWN CORRESPONDENT      A stone mason carefully removes concrete slurry which was previously used in a repair of the historic Lourens River Bridge, in Somerset West.  Stone masons high-pressure washing the Lourens River Bridge to remove algae, soot, graffiti, stains and…

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BO-KAAP RESIDENTS CELEBRATE OFFICIAL RENAMING

  Residents say they have been waiting for decades for their community to be officially recognised as the Bo-Kaap. Ministers Ebrahim Patel and Derek Hanekom at the official renaming of the Bo-Kaap in the Western Cape. Picture: Monique Mortlock/EWN African National Congress Western Cape BoKaap Civic Associatio Monique Mortlock | 14 days…

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