Tag Archives: Neighbourhood Watch

Safety tips for people at home during the day

Property and neighbourhood related crimes, such as robberies and theft, are growing problems across many communities. The 2016 crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) showed that an average of 675.5 houses were burgled in the country each day. The…

Minimise your risk of being hijacked

More than 40 cars are hijacked each day in South Africa, making hijacking one of the biggest problems facing the South African Police Services (SAPS).

Burglars Target Homes During Load Shedding

It looks like the bad guys are making use of Eskom’s load shedding timetables to target homes who aren’t able to set their alarms.[expand title=”Read More…“] When a new crime was posted after load shedding on Friday night, all the neighbours in Camps…

Heritage Day at the Farm

The OH Neighbourhood Watch annual fundraiser on Heritage Day is less than one week away. This event is Hosted by the Oranjezicht-Higgovale Neighbourhood Watch, who are the same guys who are punting OurHood to the OH neighbourhood. For all you Capetonians – it…

Oranjezicht & its cityscape view

Named so because of its good view of the Oranje bastion of the Castle, Oranjezicht was set on the lower slopes of Table Mountain originally as a farm providing fresh produce to locals. The orginal farmhouse was where the Oranjezicht City Farm exists.…