entitled to place a maximum of 5 bags of household refuse
Bags of soft
garden refuse may be included in this number.
refuse is collected on Mondays. Commercial refuse is also
collected on Fridays.
Please do not
place bags out for collection on any other day
Be on the lookout for a
young crowned eagle that is about to take to the Southbroom
skies. 'Rocky' was born along the bushbuck trail and has
enjoyed a peaceful youth.
The nestling featured below
was not as fortunate. Rescued from an individual who was
trying to sell him, the bird has a wing injury and is being
rehabilitated at Crag's View Wild Care centre.
Crag's View in the essential work that they do. You can
'adopt' an animal or take a R10 raffle ticket online at
The library needs to fill its walls and is in
search of paintings on loan - not for sale.
If you have a
painting stuck in a cupboard
(not a Pierneef!)
letting the Library 'air' it for you.
Please note that
the Library will be open for business as usual over the
Easter week-end and looks forward to being of service to its
regular clients and visitors to the area.
20 Brand new
titles have recently been added to the collection.
Policing Forum Chair:
chair available to the public at Granny's Pool
Southbroom Conservancy Chairperson David Hallé
on 0823004283 if you wish to make use of the new beach
This high quality aluminium beach chair has been designed
for everyone, including wheelchair users and mobility
Play, relax and sunbathe on the beach and in the water ...
yes, it floats and the passenger can rest in an
exceptionally stable and comfortable position.
date, this has been an impossible dream for many physically
challenged persons. So, take it for a test drive and let the
whole family enjoy a day on the beach ... together.
Update on main
beach tidal pool
The meeting at
Riptide was reasonably well attended. Bohlweki SSI explained
the required environmental process and took questions from
View the Basic
Assessment Report on:
say, it is a lengthy process and ratepayers should not
expect any corrective measures to be taken in the near
Southbroom UIP - Special Rating Area
In terms of
legislative requirements, the Ward Committee has formed a
sub-committee to deal with the Southbroom Special Rating
The members of
the sub-committee include the Ward Councillor, members of
the Southbroom Community Policing Forum, the co-ordinators of
the Southbroom Domestic Workers Watch, and a representative
from neighbouring Gclima who enjoy our cooperation and
The municipality now needs
to set the date for the public meeting and attend to the
'voting' letter that ratepayers will be required to
your inbox, post box, local notice boards and press
for further information as the statutory process unfolds. We
are required to prove majority support by 30 June 2010.
DIARISE - 28 March - Organised walk
Join an 'out-and-back'
meander on Sunday 28 March and get to know Southbroom on
Walkers will set off from
Southbroom main beach (Riptide) at 7 a.m. and walk along the
beach to Umkobi (La Trattoria); head back along Outlook Road
to the tennis courts; tackle the Bushbuck Trail; carry on
through the golf course to Woodlands Road; down onto the
beach again; and back to main beach.
The walk will take about 3
hours but anyone wishing to do a shorter version can leave
the beach at Sea Village, do the trail and head back to main
beach in under two hours.
Everyone is welcome, as are
well behaved dogs on leads. The walk is hosted by Southbroom
Conservancy and there is a fee of R10 per person. Proceeds
will go towards the purchase of the beach chair which was
launched at Granny's Pool recently.
Report from the CRAP team - (Concerned
Residents Against Pollution)
Please always be mindful of
your septic tank system and ensure that it functions
properly at all times. Chemicals to help it stay in tip top
condition are available at Southbroom Supermarket.
Jim Davey and John Kinghorn
(the self-named CRAP team) continue to take ground water
samples throughout Southbroom and, together with mindful
residents, they have reduced the levels of E-coli
Areas of current concern
include The Tenth townhouse complex and a serious sewerage
leak in the proximity of Lot 379 Southbroom.
We ask that when approached
by either Jim or John, ratepayers cooperate and immediately
attend to their sewerage disposal systems.
Capital Projects -
Integrated Development Plan (IDP)
If you need the
municipality to provide an item of a capital nature -
new street light, new kerbing, tarring of a sand road,
etc - it needs to be mentioned in their IDP.
In order that we correctly
represent your wishes to Council, please advise any capital