HVCID Newsletter September 2022

Mayor’s Letter to Residents: Join the #SpringCleanCT campaign!The City is adding 300 more boots on the ground to clean Cape Town this spring. A 24-hour toll-free hotline (0800 110077) has also been created for residents to report tip-offs about illegal dumping activity and other by-law infringements. Potential rewards are available from R1000 up to R5000 in the case of an arrest or conviction.
For more info, visit: https://www.capetown.gov.za/springclean

Save the date: Saturday, 24 September 2022, 9am to 1pm
Friends of Harfield Parks is hosting a family Heritage Day event in Hampstead Park.  Including a mini-market, picture quiz, raffle, and “Heritage Quest” for the kids.  Have a look at their facebook page for the quiz.

Har-Lyn Neighbourhood watch are always looking for more Patrollers, especially during the day.  From as little as 2 hours per week, you can help make a huge difference in your Community!  Without them looking out for us we would have a lot more crime in our area.  Donations are welcomed too.  www.harlynwatch.org.za

Please follow these basic guidelines if you need help or need to alert someone urgently…

Call: Police 10111 and Fidelity ADT Emergency: 086 1212 301
Also call Har-Lyn Neighbourhood Watch: 071 802 2454 (Please hold on the line if no one answers right away, as it will forward through to F-ADT).
Law Enforcement: 021 480 7700, From a landline: 107

Police (National): 10111, Police (Claremont): 021 657 2250
Police Sector 1 Manager – W.O. Wilkins: 079 894 1555
HVCID Manager – Jen Rowe: 081 412 6109 (9am – 5pm Mon to Fri) / admin@hvcid.co.za

City of Cape Town Emergency Services (When life or property is endangered by fire, accidents, natural disasters etc.): From mobile: 112; From Landline: 107
Metro Police & Traffic: 0860 765 423

CRIME REPORT :  (Please note that we are not allowed to report specifics)

The two dedicated F-ADT response vehicles for Harfield Village are D19 and D20.

Reports to follow next month.

Incidents reported to SAPS: 1 – 31 July 2022
– Attempted Murder – Surrey Street/1st Avenue
– Robbery with a firearm – Hampstead Road, Ist Avenue
– Robbery with a weapon other than a firearm – 2nd Avenue
– Attempted out of motor vehicle theft – Lincoln Street
– Theft from a motor vehicle – Suffolk Street
– Theft out of Motor vehicle – Kenilworth Road
– Burglaries at residential premises – Princes Road x 2
– House Robbery – Hampstead Road
– Theft of motor vehicle/cycle – Leicester Street. Bell Road
– Common Assault – 3rd Avenue
– Common Robbery – Hampstead Road
– Theft General – York Street, 3rd Avenue x 2, Cambridge Street,
– Malicious damage to property – Princes Road
– Offences under the Drugs Trafficking Act – 2nd Avenue
– Possession of presumed stolen vehicle/cycle – Princes Road
– Driving offenses – Imam Haron 
– Carjacking – Peffers Street

Please remember: 
To check your street lights are working out of load shedding times!  If they are not, please report them to the City on the e-Services site below.  If they do not respond, please send me an email with your reference numbers to follow up!
You can also use e-Services to log broken or missing street signs, potholes, or broken pavements, dislodged paving stones, stolen drain covers or a road in need of resurfacing, dumping, litter, squatting and more.

If you do not log your complaint it will not get attended to.

Please continue to recycle…our landfill sites are really under strain and need your help!

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