Tag Archives: Green Point

GPRRA AGM

After three years of lobbying, the Green Point Ratepayers’ and Residents’ Association (GPRRA) has finally convinced Heritage Western Cape to acknowledge that the Green Point Common is worthy of being declared a provincial heritage site. About Green Point Common The Green Point Common…

Local association needs support to preserve public space

Our neighbourhoods are made up of buildings, houses, streets, businesses and public spaces. But it’s the people, cultures, traditions, monuments, activities and meaning that breathe life into our communities. These things form the heritage of our neighbourhoods. A local ratepayer’s association in Cape…

1000 Hoods live!

We are happy to announce that we’ve reached over 1000 hoods on our platform!

SMILE FM Interview

If you listen to SMILE FM, you might have caught up with Bruce Good around 8:40 this morning. The morning breakfast show with Tracey and Bobby welcomed Bruce, chatting about OurHood – a new mobile and web tool designed to make it easy for people from…

Green Point & its urban park

Green Point

Playing its urban part from slavery to emancipation then apartheid and, finally, freedom, Green Point has emerged a bustling cosmopolitan hub. Many of society’s members from Lord Somerset to impoverished immigrant workers, sailors, paupers, and some of the Cape Malay population have made…