Crime Stats and arrests made: 13 September – 30 September 2019 – from Boknes to Kenton.
Invasive alien plant species are besieging our beautiful nature reserves, green spaces and gardens in and around Kenton.
And the winners fare….
Apart from the damage that lorries and builders’ trucks do to our roads in Kenton the general state is pretty dire!
You may recall that, in 2014 we launched an application to the High Court in Grahamstown against Ndlambe Municipality.
Crime Stats and arrests made: 15 July to 13 September 2019 – from Boknes to Kenton.
There’s only nine weeks left until the ‘Festive Season’ begins in full swing! Are you ready?
Be the first to answer one of the three questions below and you can win either…
We seem to be in a bit of a building boom in Kenton at the moment; which, considering the state of the nation, must say something for our quiet and peaceful sanctuary!
We have noticed numerous instances of severe damage to roads and pavements in Kenton…
We are trying to be more proactive and less reactive. So for the Easter and Christmas Holidays next year we want to be able to plan ahead.
This is how we are using Social Media to improve security and awareness in our area and improve security for all.
Spring is nearly upon us and the baddies certainly seem to have a spring in their steps at the moment.
Our main reservoirs are virtually 100% full most of the time now. This compares with the reservoirs being just over 20% full in mid-March this year.
In the quest for a ‘single-use-plastic-free-Kenton’ we would like to encourage you to follow the seven R’s:
The other day I counted seven ‘car guards’ in just one area of the car park at the shops in Kenton. A bit overwhelming I am sure you’ll agree!
One of KOSRA’s big challenges is to get recycling in Kenton up and running again. And the good news is – we’re nearly there!
With lots of new blood on the committee KOSRA has been much more active in the past months. Many systems have been put into place.
We have become aware of several dogs running into and around the reserve in the very early hours of the morning.
KOSRA would like to officially announce that they have a new Chairman as of 22 July 2019.
UNISA’s School of Criminal Justice conducted research into understanding and preventing house robbery in South Africa.
Redeployment of Mayor Phindile Faxi to Sarah Baartman Municipality.
A short while ago a bushbuck ram was attacked by two dogs in the Joan Muirhead Nature Reserve running along Coniston Road.
On Thursday, June 20, there was another three hour water meeting which was probably the most productive one so far.
Keeping Kenton safe is a community effort. See what you as a resident or holiday maker can do to help us.
Thanks to those of you who responded so enthusiastically to the Fibre Poll.
Since our last security news we have had very few major incidents although we have not been totally crime free.
KOSRA has received, for public comment, documents in support of two proposed possible commercial and industrial developments:
KOSRA has, for a while now, been trying to find out what plans are afoot for Telkom in Kenton! Unfortunately, we have not had a great deal of success.
Down in the bottom of the deep blue sea is exactly where we all might end up if Ndlambe doesn’t see fit to fix middle beach car park very soon.
Another meeting – another three hours – but that’s not to say three hours down the drain. There are some positive drops in this ocean!
We promised to communicate with our constituents more effectively in 2019! And we’ve been doing just that:
Over the last couple of months the use of CCTV cameras has proven to be a valuable asset…
Wow, have we had good rains in the past week, over a 100mm! All your storage tanks should be full by now.
There were lots of residents in Kenton who embraced the recycling project. The decrease in volume of waste going into the Port Alfred and Alexandria landfill sites was immense.
KOSRA committee members have attended many ‘water meetings’ over the past months.
The modus operandi of criminals is always changing and we need to adapt our response accordingly.
The Chairman welcomed all residents and gave an overview of the agenda, requesting that questions be held to the end of all presentations.
Just in case you haven’t heard: “Our village is in the Eastern Cape semi-finals!”
KOSRA has engaged in an extensive discussion and interaction process with a considerable number of interested parties.
Thank you to all of you who have already paid your KOSRA membership fees and contributed to the security fund.
Proposed amendments to the Ndlambe Land Use Scheme.
I am writing to provide you with feedback on security matters in Kenton during the holiday season.
KOSRA, BRRAG and Kenton Chamber of Commerce have been in discussion with Ndlambe Municipality and Amatola regarding the dire water situation during the holiday season.
Following on our AGM and the sharing of the Ndlambe Town Planning 3rd Draft Proposal.
Down on the beach during December, several parents reported that their children stopped their games…