Road Accident fund: total liabilities exceed its total assets by R46.395m

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The Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance (GCTCA) notes with deep concern that Auditor General Mr Terence Nombembe (AG) has cast doubt on the Road Accident Fund’s (RAF) ability to operate as a going concern.

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Chapman’s Peak a Cape Times Editorial : “PEAK HOUR”

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Perhaps the biggest loser will be public confidence. If the government can get away with activities that flout its own laws – and use public money to fight citizens who try to hold it to account in court- why should anyone bother?

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“Granting an interdict would severely prejudice the province”

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An application to interdict construction of the control building for the Chapman’s Peak toll plaza in Cape Town was dismissed in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

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Protect Chapman’s Peak : 2nd Public Protest March on Sunday 20th May

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This public march on Sunday 20th May will lead up to the Interdict Application set down for Cape High Court Monday 28th May 2012, 09h00 in Keerom Street, Cape Town.

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Chapman’s Peak luxury office block plans and drawings: here it REALLY is

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Not a pretty picture. The actual architectural drawing of the of the planned Chapman’s Peak Drive two storey LUXURY offices next to the toll plaza

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Public’s opinions on Chapman’s Peak toll plaza and office block

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Some of the public’s opinions on Chapman’s Peak toll plaza and office block as depicted in cartoons, letters, media articles, photo’s and video

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The public take Chapman’s Peak issue back to court

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HOUT Bay residents have gone to court for the second time in an attempt to halt the building of the controversial R54-million luxury office on Chapman’s Peak Drive.

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CHAPMAN’S PEAK DRIVE APPEAL FOR FUNDS

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The HBRRA’s powerful legal team remains convinced that the planned toll plaza is inappropriate. They are highly motivated and have strongly advised the Association to apply once again to the High Court to stop the construction. “We have the end in sight and now simply require sufficient funds to finish the job”.

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We are deeply concerned about Capetonian cost of living increases

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The Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance (GCTCA) is deeply concerned at the astronomical increases in the cost of living being faced by Capetonians.

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JOIN THE CHAPPIES PROTEST!

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This public march on Sunday 20th May will lead up to the Interdict Application set down for Cape High Court Monday 28th May 2012, 09h00 in Keerom Street, Cape Town.

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The public want answers on the Chapman’s Peak Toll Plaza and office

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Bronwen Lankers-Byrne on the Chapman’s Peak toll plaza and office: I and the public have many unanswered questions and concerns and would like answers to the following…

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IFP: DA AND ANC TO CORRECT THEIR CHAPMAN’S PEAK ERRORS

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The DA government made a mistake in the way it handled the construction of luxury office space in the World Heritage Site at Chapman’s Peak Drive.

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Request for funding to pay High Court action against Chapman’s Peak development

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A team of highly experienced legal specialists researching the legality of the development have assured us that we have a good case for stopping construction.

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Carlisle sues Chairman of Residents’ Association of Hout Bay over Chapman’s Peak

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The Chapman’s Peak toll saga has taken a dramatic new turn – with Transport MEC Robin Carlisle now suing a Hout Bay activist for defamation.

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Public take the Chapman’s Peak construction issue to the High Court

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The public has gone to the high court in a bid to halt construction of the controversial R54 million toll plaza and office on Chapman’s Peak Drive.

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Petition: Protect Chapman’s Peak

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Please help protect Chapman’s Peak by signing the AVAAZ petition. AVAAZ is the world’s largest and most effective online campaigning community for change.

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Protest against Chapman’s Peak office block to seek support from Argus Cycle riders

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Dear Friends of Chappies We are entering our 5th week of the Protect Chapmans’ Peak Movement Campaign- we now need your help this week!

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Chappies tree fellers win after stand-off (plus video)

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Some of about 12 placard-carrying protesters who were collecting signatures for the anti-toll petition tried to stop the fellers’ bakkie from entering the construction site by standing between the vehicle and the gates to the site.

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Urgent Interdict: Tree removal Chapman’s Peak Drive

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In the ongoing debacle in which overwhelming public protest has been voiced against the development, an urgent interdict against the removal of trees on Chapman’s Peak drive was being drawn up by Cullinan & Associates.

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Arrest of woman protesting against Office Block and Toll Plaza on Chapman’s Peak

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POLICE arrested a woman yesterday who has occupied the building site of the Chapman’s Peak toll plaza for five days in a bid to halt construction of one of the most controversial structures on the peninsula.

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Stop building on Chapman’s Peak : Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance

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The GREATER CAPE TOWN CIVIC ALLIANCE has been supportive of attempts to stop the tolling of the road as well as the building on the Table Mountain National Park. Objections and expression of disgust at this ill conceived idea to desecrate the mountain side have been flowing in from all parts of South Africa and the world media.

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The clock is ticking for brave woman on hunger strike against construction on Chapman’s Peak

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Bronwen, who turns 60 next month, positioned herself on the side of the road, just opposite the construction site of an Office Block and Toll Plaza on Chapman’s Peak Drive with a folding chair, signs, a petition for signatures and lots of water.

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Chapman’s Peak – The Truth

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On the 16th February the Democratic Alliance Chief Whip, Anthea Serritslev, sent out an email to their internal mailing list communicating a response by Minister Carlisle to an article that appeared in the Cape Times about the Chapman’s Peak debacle. This email was subsequently sent by DA Councillors to the public. The Residents’ Association of Hout Bay replies to the various issues listed by MEC Carlisle.

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Chapman’s Peak Solidarity Sunset – Sunday 19th Feb: 5pm-8pm

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Chapman’s Peak Solidarity Sunset – Sunday 19th Feb: 5pm-8pm

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Government now has a responsibility to abide by the public’s wishes on Chapman’s Peak

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World sentiment is busy shifting, so too are the rules of engagement.

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Hunger striker protesting against Chapman’s Peak toll plaza and office block vows to continue

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A WOMAN on a hunger strike since Sunday, in protest at the new Chapman’s Peak toll plaza and office block construction, has vowed to continue her vigil.

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