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
TOGETHER. STRONGER. SAFER.

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

OTHER IMPORTANT CONTACT NUMBERS:
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)

FIDELITY ADT PATROL CARS: 1 – 31 July 2022
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.
https://eservices1.capetown.gov.za/coct/wapl/zsreq_app/index.html

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

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