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News and updates from the Marina da Gama Association

Graham Barratt takes over Standards portfolio
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Graham Barratt takes over Standards portfolio

We are pleased to introduce Graham Barratt, a quantity surveyor by profession who has recently taken over the MDGA ExCom’s Standards portfolio.
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Elections: apply for your special vote now
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Elections: apply for your special vote now

The Independent Electoral Commission is calling on all voters who are eligible for a special vote in the upcoming elections to apply before 17.00 on 4 October 2021.
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Bee whisperer draws sting from Marina swarm
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Bee whisperer draws sting from Marina swarm

Check out clips of bee fundi, Vincent Bristow, who saved the day when a swarm of bees hampered efforts to reinforce Battle Ridge's security infrastructure.
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Minutes and portfolio reports (Sep 2021)
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Minutes and portfolio reports (Sep 2021)

Read the latest minutes and portfolio reports from the Marina da Gama Association's Executive Committee meeting held at the MDGA office in September.
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How to find and fix leaks on your property
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How to find and fix leaks on your property

Knowing how to find and fix leaks on your property will help prevent wastage, and avoid receiving notice/warning letters for excessive water usage. 
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A tribute to Paul West – a musical Marina legend
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A tribute to Paul West – a musical Marina legend

So many Marina residents will have great memories of Paul West. He spent a wealth of hours and years contributing towards make the Marina a safe, beautiful place.
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Meet the Marina gardening team
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Meet the Marina gardening team

We’re proud to introduce the gardeners who have been doing such fantastic work around the Marina’s parks and open spaces in recent months with our gardening reps.
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Why the City keeps some streetlights on in the day
City of Cape Town updates

Why the City keeps some streetlights on in the day

Cape Town residents often want to know why some streetlights are left on during the day. It's a valid question and the City offers some useful answers..
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Pampering Park Island for the summer
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Pampering Park Island for the summer

Our Marina da Gama Parks & Open Spaces team is putting in long hours with our gardeners to get Park Island ready for the warmer months ahead.
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Minutes and portfolio reports (August 2021)
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Minutes and portfolio reports (August 2021)

Read the latest minutes and portfolio reports from the Marina da Gama Association's Executive Committee meeting held at the MDGA office in August.
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Advertise your business through the MDGA
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Advertise your business through the MDGA

Good news for local businesses: the MDGA is now offering you the chance to advertise across our online communication channels including the website and newsletter.
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Diana’s generosity takes the edge off winter
Marina people

Diana’s generosity takes the edge off winter

Let’s hear it for Battle Ridge resident, Diana van der Westhuizen, whose selfless generosity is helping to make winter a little warmer for youngsters.
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Marina twitchers join the Zandvlei bird count
Flora & Fauna

Marina twitchers join the Zandvlei bird count

Local residents joined the Cape Bird Club to help with the quarterly Co-ordinated Waterbird Count at the Zandvlei Estuary Nature Reserve.
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Kyran’s presentation is essential viewing
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Kyran’s presentation is essential viewing

Residents at our AGM were privileged to hear Kyran Wright's waterways presentation. A must-watch if you're also concerned about the current situation.
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Nick’s appointment bodes well for our canals
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Nick’s appointment bodes well for our canals

Meet Nick Bode, new holder of the your ExCom’s Waterways portfolio. We recently caught up with him for a Q&A about what he hopes to achieve in his new role.
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