Category: Guards

Oct 27

Thank you! Just over halfway there!

A big thank you to all those that donated. We are at R2500 at the moment. If you want to NOT be anonymous, please let me know and I’ll make your name known to Sizwe. Thank you again. This is the spirit we should have in SA!

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Oct 25

Bank Details Update (Donations)

EPIC fail on my side. Sorry for the trouble. The account details are in fact: Investec Bank M van der Westhuizen Account  Number: 50011946135 Branch Code: 580105

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Oct 25

Donations: Bank Details

Thank for all the replies! After asking around a bit, I decided not to use the Home Owners bank account (this will make accounting and auditing a nightmare). I have an unused account which we can use and from which I can publicise statements (should there be disputes) that would not include my personal finances. …

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Oct 25

An Appeal For Help

One of our guards that have been with us since the start, Sizwe, had his car stolen. They found it, but it is badly smashed up and not drive able. Since he has no insurance, to him this means he has no car anymore. He got quotes for fixing it to a drive able state …

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Aug 11

Courtesy At the Gate

We would like to ask all residents for some courtesy for the residents living around the Vlok gate. Hooting: There have been reports of hooting in the early hours of the morning. If a guard is not aware of you (he could be in the toilet), please do not hoot for attention. If however the …

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Aug 03

New Process

Since we started with the new boom process we have had a few issues which I think we can see as teething problems. However, guards that simply open the gate for unknown vehicles are NOT tolerated and we fired the first one today for just that. I ask you all to please let us know …

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Feb 26

Meeting With Fox

We had a positive meeting with Fox last night with the following outcomes until we have the final go-ahead to enclose the area: There will be a guard ‘shake-up’ which will include more frequent supervisor visits, backup for toilet breaks, etc The cones could be replaced by larger obstacles to obscure the entrance further (this …

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Feb 24

Armed Robbery – Saturday 21 February

On Saturday, around mid-day (12:00), there was an armed robbery at one of our complexes. A maroon car was basically waiting for the first opportunity to enter a complex when a Debonairs pizza delivery bike came to deliver food… No-one is physically harmed, but this was simply because there was a lot more people inside …

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Feb 04

Emergency Numbers

FOX have given us an emergency number to call whenever we feel unsafe in our area. This is an extension of the service they provide for us. Please save the Meyersdal number on speed dial: 078 293 8490 You can also call Kobus (Fox) directly on 079 624 8479. Please stay vigilant.

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Dec 17

Return Of The Cones

Our application have passed the advertisement stage with no objections lodged. We are basically waiting for final signatures before we are officially allowed to enclose the area, but given the season we expect this only early next year. We decided that since it is clear our residents are happy with the enclosure and that all …

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