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Diepsloot

Suburban rubble fills Diepsloot

In the half hour that Kristin Kallesen stood on the degraded Diepsloot wetland last week, she witnessed three trucks illegally dumping building rubble from a nearby construction site onto the wetland, choked with debris and garbage. “It’s shocking, isn’t it,” remarked Kallesen, the chairperson of the Greater Kyalami Conservancy (Gecko), pointing to the wetland, virtually […]

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There’s something good about getting the neighbours to preserve their own environment

There’s something good about getting the neighbours to preserve their own environment Emma Jordan 29 Jul 2016 00:00 Greater Kyalami Conservancy (Gekco) Green Neighbourhood Project  Winner: Community Conservation Award “The focus of the Green Neighbourhood Project is encouraging co-operation and community participation in conservation, planning and management of the greater Kyalami area in collaboration with neighbouring communities, […]

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Diepsloot’s community of cyclists

Unable to afford public transport, this group of 200 people have opted for pedal power 8 February 2016 | By Benita Enoch | GroundUp They are a community of nearly 200, who can’t afford public transport to get to their places of work every day. Together, they look out for each other’s safety, meet to […]

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