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News relating to the Montague Gardens-Marconi Beam Improvement District (MMID) and to the Montague Gardens and Marconi Beam areas.

Plastic brick invention to launch in Cape Town

Published by Aimee Pace on March 19, 2019   A new invention created by Donald Thompson, the CEO of The Center of Regenerative Design and Collaboration (CRDC) can turn...

Cape Town’s secret weapon to deter bark thieves? A coat of paint

07 May 2019 BY DAVE CHAMBERS   The fever tree forest at Pafuri in the Kruger National Park.  Image: Marianne Schwankhart Fever trees in Cape Town will be painted light...

Port Jackson project – continued

The MMID is continuing its war against these alien plants in the area! A section of 870x80 m has been cleared during a cleanup project...

PORT JACKSON: SO MUCH WORSE THAN JUST AN INCONVENIENT ALIEN

Add crime and potential urban decay to the list of evils promoted by Port Jackson, the invasive Australian tree considered to be one of...

GRAFFITI – A BLOT ON THE LANDSCAPE, OR URBAN ART?

While the MMID has found, after some research, that a lick of paint is the best solution for removing graffiti on the Omuramba footpath...

Illegal dumping in the community

We are calling on all our communities to stop and report all illegal dumping! Illegal dumping Illegal dumping is the depositing, discharging, spilling or releasing of...

FACT CHECK: WORLD WATER DAY: 10 FACTS – SOME SURPRISING – ABOUT AFRICA’S WATER

How many people in the region don’t have safe water? Do Cape Town residents use it mainly for their pools and gardens? Do well-off...

Property fund moves closer to its sustainability targets

Published: March 20, 2019Posted in: NewsTags: PV installation at Boskruin Village Shopping Centre, Bromhof, Johannesburg. Emira Property Fund, which recently became the first company in Africa to have...

CONTRACT PLAN AIMS TO PUT WORKERS IN PERMANENT JOBS:

A successful plan to screen and assess potential full-time workers in the  MMID has already resulted in two women from the local community obtaining...

BOSMANSDAM ROAD FENCE COMPLETED:

  When an old and very dilapidated wire fence along the border of Bosmansdam Road needed replacement, MMID took over the entire project – planning,...