WHEN REMEBERING IS NOT ENOUGH
Haunting tribute to Joey and Anisha van Niekerk

06 December 2019

Mooinooi – Violence against women is a dark subject. It happens in the dark and when it’s not reported, it stays in the dark. When it is, we don’t want to see it so, we push it into the dark recesses of our minds.  

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Family loses everything in fire

ARSON ATTACK?

06 December 2019

Rustenburg – A family home lies in ruins after an alleged arson attack in the early hours of Monday 2 December.

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Kersfees kom vroeg in Rustenburg

06 December 2019

Rustenburg – Dit was voorwaar ‘n Kersfees Fees by Laerskool Silwerrand op Saterdag 30 November.

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Strong wind damages store at Platinum Square 

06 December 2019

Rustenburg – On 3 December, the Highveld experienced gale force winds that resulted in the collapse of a part of the roof and wall of the Sportsman’s Warehouse store at Platinum Square shopping centre. 
Thankfully there were no injuries, although customers and staff on scene received support. 

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Break the silence! 

29 November 2019

Rustenburg – The 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children campaign runs annually from 25 November to 10 December. To show their support for the campaign, the South African Police Service (SAPS) arranged a march through the streets of Rustenburg on Wednesday 27 November.

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Farmer brutally murdered in Wolmaransstad

29 November 2019

Wolmaransstad – On Sunday 24 November, 67-year old farmer Schalk van der Merwe and his wife Lettie, were approached by five suspects pretending to buy sheep on their farm.
The couple was overpowered, and Lettie was forced into the house. She was assaulted and threatened with a firearm to hand over the keys to the safe. 

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R4million abalone-bust in Hekpoort

29 November 2019

Hekpoort/ Magaliesburg – On Monday 18 November, members of the West Rand Flying Squad acted on a tip-off about a suspicious truck traveling from Cape Town loaded with fresh abalone headed to a farm in Hekpoort near Magaliesburg. 
 

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Kidnapping cases skyrocket with 139% 

29 November 2019

SA – A stark reality... 16 people are being kidnapped or abducted in South Africa daily.
This represents an alarming increase in abduction crimes when compared to figures recorded by the police during previous years. 

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Spotting the elusive leopard in Pilanesberg

22 November 2019

Rustenburg – Ian Cumming, a member of the Rustenburg Photographic Society, netted a coveted spot on the Pilanesberg Leopard Project 2020 Calendar with this majestic photo of a leopard in Pilanesberg.

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Crime prevention tips for the festive season

22 November 2019

NW – Police in the North West province urge community members to be alert and on the lookout for any suspicious activities as we approach the festive season. 

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