aresebetseng banner

 IDP Banner


Tariffbanner 2017



itl click thru




emergency blue

011 375 5911; 10177

general blue

PAIA, 2000 (Act 2 of 2000) 

home > archive
other city news


Television for the people

CITY Parks, in partnership with Township TV and other sponsors, is bringing free television entertainment to poorer communities across Joburg. With two up-and-running already, in all seven Township TV sites are planned over the next three years.
Bookmark and Share

Parks safety unit launched

PARK rangers, driving 4x4s, will now take care of safety and security at Joburg's parks, cemeteries and other green lungs.
Bookmark and Share

Kids clean up Diepsloot wetlands

SCHOOLCHILDREN learned the value of keeping the environment clean when they picked up litter along the Diepsloot wetlands, as part of National Water Week.
Bookmark and Share

From rubbish dump to green haven

VOLUNTEERS in Molapo have turned an illegal waste site into a beautiful park.
Bookmark and Share

Finding a green heaven in Joburg

FAR from being a dusty, concrete-filled city, Johannesburg is filled with leafy trees and has dozens of spacious green lungs. Each region has its own flagship park, among the many smaller ones.
Bookmark and Share

City Parks bags big awards

JOHANNESBURG'S City Parks bagged more awards than any other city at an international greening competition organised by the United Nations.
Bookmark and Share

Another hundred trees for Soweto

CITY Parks and Fleet Africa got their hands dirty in Meadowlands, planting 100 trees on what used to be a barren piece of land.
Bookmark and Share

City Parks rewards hard work

STAFF, media and companies were all recognised for their contributions to greening Johannesburg. Work in the south of the city got particular attention.
Bookmark and Share

Refreshed Rose Park opens for play

CITY parks has turned Lenasia's Rose Park into an attractive green space, and residents have been urged to help keep it clean and safe.
Bookmark and Share

A dream garden turns into reality

FOR a Dobsonville, Soweto, school a dream of a beautiful garden has become a reality.
Bookmark and Share

Credo Mutwa Village now almost complete

The Zulu and Sotho homesteads in Soweto's Credo Mutwa Village have been carefully brought back to life, with restorer Musa Ntanzi paying meticulous attention to tradition.
Bookmark and Share

Extreme park open for play

IT took hard-working City Parks staff just 24 hours to transform a barren piece of land into an attractive park.
Bookmark and Share

Park make-over steaming ahead

WITH only a few hours left, City Parks's extreme park make-over is on schedule. Workers ignored the cold and worked through the night to meet the 6pm deadline.
Bookmark and Share

Revamped parks open for play

Two parks in high-density city suburbs have been reopened, after multimillion rand revamps – one in Yeoville and one in Troyeville.
Bookmark and Share

The Wilds is now a conservation area

EDUCATION will be a primary focus at The Wilds, which has been fenced and is now a safe refuge from the bustle of city life.
Bookmark and Share

Joint initiative aims to make parks safer

City Parks has teamed up with the South African police and the Metro Police in a bid to drive crime from Joburg's 2 000 parks.
Bookmark and Share

City agency looks into revival of parks

YOU know that your parks reclamation programme is working when kids queue up to tell you about older kids spraying graffiti on the newly cleaned park walls.
Bookmark and Share

Peaceful park hides explosive past

OTTERS, jackals and civets are some of the wildlife that fills Modderfontein Park, surrounding Joburg's old dynamite factory.
Bookmark and Share

Fresh water runs through Alberts Farm

THE only artesian spring in Gauteng is tucked away under Northcliff ridge in Alberts Farm, the second biggest green lung in Joburg.
Bookmark and Share

Putting Delta Park back on the map

ONE of Johannesburg's best known green lungs, Delta Park, is to be given a much-needed facelift - and reclaim its place as a leading conservation area.
Bookmark and Share

Page 6 of 7