The West Rand Cluster Police recently congratulated its loyal officers and stations for keeping the area safe from October to December 2016.
Both accused in the #PoppieMurderCase appeared together for the first time in the Brits Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, 25 January. Both Kobus (Poppie’s stepfather) and Louisa (Poppie’s biological mother) were arrested in connection with the blue-eyed little girl’s tragic death in Brits last year. Poppie died on the way to a hospital in the area as a result of her injuries.
A truck collided with a light delivery vehicle (LDV) after the LDV performed a U-turn on the bend. The truck could not avoid the LDV and T-boned it on the driver’s side on the morning of Monday, 23 January in Wheatlands near the intersection where a mother lost her life and her daughter was found in a critical condition. Fortunately the driver of the LDV walked away from the crash with minor injuries but was transported to hospital for observations as he was in severe shock. The truck driver sustained no injuries, however, both vehicles were damaged.
Residents were warned not to visit the Rand West City Local Municipality on Thursday, 26 January as employees were on strike. Tyres were set on fire, and the road was closed.
The Randfontein Cemetery has come into the spotlight – yet again. This time it is not because of its apparently usual unkempt state, but for its fencing, which poses a danger to those who visit the graves, making them sitting ducks for robbers and thieves. There have been many incidents in which motorists have driven through the wall, leaving gaping holes that have never been repaired.
After many lives have been lost and many complaints lodged by the surrounding communities, a stop street has finally been erected on the R28 between Randfontein and Westonaria, near Mohlakeng Extension 11.
The Randfontein Cemetery has come into the spotlight – yet again.
An inside look of soon to be completed Tambotie Mall.
Mobile equipment new to Randfontein was introduced at a recent roadblock near the intersection of Main Reef and Retief Roads.
Police and CPF raid the streets of Randfontein for dangerous weapons, drugs and more.
Pablo Picasso said, “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls” – and that is exactly what some artists are striving towards in town. In certain locations around town there are walls with words spray-painted on them. The words are not always clear but there is something about the colours that makes the walls they are painted on look less grimy and mundane.