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News and updates from the Marina da Gama Association

Post your letters to Santa Claus this Christmas
Events

Post your letters to Santa Claus this Christmas

Santa Claus is coming to Marina da Gama very soon, so please be sure to post him your letters by 10 December 2021 using our dedicated Santa Claus post-box.
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Mid-term report: our work continues
ExCom@Work

Mid-term report: our work continues

Richard Midgley, Chairman of the Marina da Gama Association’s Executive Committee, presents his latest mid-year report back.
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Meet Dominique – our new Events person
Marina people

Meet Dominique – our new Events person

The Marina da Gama Association Executive Committee is pleased to introduce our newest member, Dominique Erasmus, who now heads up our Events portfolio.
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City sets out the rules governing firework sales
City of Cape Town updates

City sets out the rules governing firework sales

The City of Cape Town (CoCT) has published a letter spelling out its rules governing the sale of fireworks in the run up to Guy Fawkes’ Night on 5 November.
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Owl update: glad news, sad news
Flora & Fauna

Owl update: glad news, sad news

It’s been a mixed bag for the Marina’s owls and owl lovers in recent weeks with the sighting of an owlet in Uitsig and tragedy for Burgee Bend's breeding pair.
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Ulf Martz takes over ExCom’s newest portfolio
ExCom@Work Marina people

Ulf Martz takes over ExCom’s newest portfolio

The MDGA ExCom is pleased to introduce our newest member, Ulf Martz, who now heads up our recently created and critically important Infrastructure portfolio.
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Zandvlei waterbody is open to the public again
City of Cape Town updates

Zandvlei waterbody is open to the public again

The City of Cape Town has announced that the main vlei section of the Zandvlei waterbody is open for intermediate contact recreation with immediate effect.
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A chilly night for a hotly contested quiz at Jamie’s
Events

A chilly night for a hotly contested quiz at Jamie’s

After a break of several months due to the pandemic, the Marina Pub & Bistro in Eastlake Shopping Centre hosted another memorable Quiz Night
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Open Gardens cultivates community spirit
Events

Open Gardens cultivates community spirit

This year’s Marina Open Gardens was so popular that the hosts lost count of the number of people visiting their homes. In total, seven gardens featured in the event.
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Interested in knowing more about night counts?
Flora & Fauna

Interested in knowing more about night counts?

Kyran Wright has indicated that he is open to a community event for people interested in knowing more about the quarterly night counts on Zandvlei.
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City warns of possible refuse collection delays
City of Cape Town updates

City warns of possible refuse collection delays

The City has warned residents that their refuse collections may be delayed. But collection crews will be working over weekends to clear any backlogs.
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Graham Barratt takes over Standards portfolio
ExCom@Work Marina people

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
City of Cape Town updates

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
ExCom@Work

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)
ExCom@Work

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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