Edwin Angless – OBSID Communications and Stakeholder Coordination Edwin was born and bred in the next door suburb of Pinelands and moved to Obs in 1977 whilst studying at UCT. After 5 years of community activism, he went into exile in Zimbabwe, returning to Obs in 2003 where he has lived ever since. Edwin spent […]View Post
OBSID / SRA Notice
Membership is open to all the property owners who are encouraged to apply for membership so that they exercise their rights to influence the business of the CID. Membership cannot be denied and the property owner is then entitled to attend, participate and vote at the members meetings held under the auspices of the Companies Act.
Should a member be unable to attend they may give another individual their proxy to attend and vote on their behalf. Non-members may attend and participate but cannot vote and as such may thus have limited influence on the CID activities.
Kenneth Roman, Observatory Improvement District (OBSID) Social Development Manager, said that there has been a decrease in new homeless people coming to Observatory during the December holiday period compared to previous years. He reported only six new homeless people in the area during December. This drop in homeless visitors could be attributed to the decrease […]View Post
The Observatory Neighbourhood Watch (ONW) has reported a 40% reduction in crime in December with 32 incidents recorded. These incidents included robbery, theft, burglary, theft of a car, theft out of a car, drugs and a sexual assault. Only four incidents of theft out of a car were reported in December, despite this usually being […]View Post