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Fireworks, Lost Rings and Magnum Store opens!

Fireworks, Lost Rings and Magnum Store opens!

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by November 28, 2018 General, News

Is this your wedding ring?

A diamond wedding ring was found inside a restroom at Sandton City. A very honest local resident wants to help return it to its rightful owner!

According to reports, there is a very distinctive characteristic that only the rightful owner will be able to describe.

Contact Nelson Mandela Square’s Lost and Found Dept (011 217 6000) for details.

Front aspect of ring

Want to change the fireworks by-laws?

The recent firework displays created a large outcry, especially amongst residents whose pets are traumatised by loud noises.

The good news it that the City of Joburg is amending the Emergency Services By-laws, including the control of fireworks.

Should you wish to have your say, you need to do so by 13 December 2018. You can also access the draft by-laws here.
Written submissions can be made via the following email addresses:

nondumisop@joburg.org.za 
saaziv@joburg.org.za
khayelihlem@joburg.org.za

Slower turnaround time for Drivers’ Licences

The Transport Department has given motorists a heads-up that the issuing of drivers’ licences will be significantly slower in the coming weeks. This is the result of an ongoing strike by employees at the department’s Driving Licensing Card Account (DLCA) wanting permanent positions and the accompanying employment benefits.

Those who apply after their licences have expired will be issued a temporary licence which will be valid for six months. An additional fee will be charged.

Also a heads-up that the renovations to the Sandton Licensing Department in Marlboro are nearing completion. It is scheduled to open its doors early next week.

Slow work sign

“Pikitup” employee Christmas bonus

It’s that wonderful time of year when an alarming number of Pikitup “employees” descend on us, asking for their “Christmas box” or Christmas bonus. Please do not give them anything.

Local ward councillors have also asked that you refrain from giving your regular Pikitup staff any cash bonuses as they receive a decent salary and year-end bonus. Should they become aggressive, please record the truck number, time and date and send the information to your councillor.

workers collecting waste

Magnum Pleasure Store opens in Sandton City

Good news for ice-cream fans – you can craft your own Magnum moments during the Festive Season for just R45! This involves customising your vanilla ice cream with their selection of melted Magnum chocolate, followed a wide selection of toppings from which to choose! Whether you decide on Popping Candy, Rose Petals, Praline or Chocolate Beads, your unique ice-cream will perfectly suited to your tastebuds. Such a fun idea for families this December – do head to Sandton City (near Entrance 5) to check it out from 9am – 8pm daily.

Magnum store front

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