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More than 60 participants took part in the seventh annual Century City Run, where the combined age of motorcycles and riders needed to exceed 100, from Century City.
The oldest bike and rider combination this year was Brian Wallace with a 1914 Douglas giving a combined age for man and bike of 166 while the oldest bike in the run was a 101- year-old BAT.
The combined ages of all bikes and riders who took part this year was just under 6000.
Riders were able to choose from one of three routes over tarred roads in the scenic Contermanskloof/Durbanville ... Read on... »
Running in Century City colours, three times Comrades winner, Vladimir Kotov, was the first Masters over 50 home in the 10km Century City Express over the weekend in a time of 33:47. Running with him are Babalo Hambi of Itheko and Morne Kammies of San
Thousands of sports men and women participated in the fifth annual Century City Sports Festival held over the past weekend with the signature event of the three day festival - the 10km Century City Express - ... Read on... »
The Oasis Care Centre, which forms part of the Oasis Luxury Retirement Resort at Century City where a third apartment block is currently under construction, has had its license upgraded from a Sub-acute to a Physical Rehabilitation discipline.
Lizzie Brill, General Manager of the Oasis Care Centre, which also offers hotel-style assisted living, frail care and a specialised Alzheimer/Dementia unit, said they had ... Read on... »
You might have noticed a bit of additional colour creeping into some of the Century City signage in recent months.
New way finding signage demarcating the different Century City precincts has recently been introduced. Each precinct has a strategically placed precinct marker – each in a different colour – in the middle of the precinct and smaller precinct markers, on their boundaries. Street name signs are also in the colour of the precinct in which they fall.
The colour coding of the different precincts is designed to make it easier for people ... Read on... »
The Century City Property Owners’ Association has again managed to keep the annual increase in levies to below inflation.
Levies have increased by 5% for 2013, the same as last year. In 2011 the levy increase was 4.9%.
The 2013 levy on offices is R2.60/bulk m2; retail R2.48/bulk m2 ; hotels R123.45 per room and residences R128.62 per unit.
SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2013
PLAYING LIVE: BLACK SOUTH EASTER
ENTERTAINMENT: BIRDS OF AFRICA SHOW
It’s time once more for the popular Century City Natural Goods Market to give visitors the chance to eat good, do good, listen good and shop good at its popular summer fair.
Cape Town’s ‘bird man’ and his feathered friends are attending the Century City Natural Goods Market at the end of the hot month of February. Martin Odd, accompanied by Christina the Macaw Parrot and Hector the African White Backed Vulture have ... Read on... »
Three times Comrades winner Vladimir Kotov of Atlantic Beach but who runs in Century City colours was the first Masters over 50 home in the SA Marathon Championships Champs held in Oudshoorn last weekend. Kotov finished the race in 2 hours 34 minutes and 33 seconds, six minutes ahead of the second runner in his age group and was placed 28th overall.
A Baillons Crake was spotted in Intaka Island bird sanctuary over the past weekend creating a stir among tweeters and photographers who have been descending in their droves in the hope of catching a glimpse of this normally very elusive bird.
News of the first spotting on Saturday went viral over twitter and the Intaka facebook page and birders and photographers from all over have been arriving daily at the crack of dawn and staying for hours ... Read on... »
The Century City Corporate 5-aside Soccer League kicks off on Monday February 4.
The leagues will take place at the new Fives Futbol arena in Century City which opened in December.
Fives Futbol CEO Adam Fine said that since its soft opening in December they have hosted more than 150 socials creating awareness and signing teams for the Century City Corporate League which launched at the end of January.
The league, which has a capacity for 72 teams, is priced at R3250 per team per season which consists of 10 games per team over as many weeks.
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For everything there is a season, and this is the season to be festive, to shop, to cook, to enjoy family and friends, to give, to receive, to give thanks, and to do some Christmas shopping at the Century City Natural Goods Market, the last one of the year before the holidays.
Shoppers will be accompanied by the bluesy, folk sounds of Dave Knowles, a one-man-guitarist with a penchant for finger-style forms music. As the new wave acoustic scene continues to grow and thrive, so do the influences which inform Dave’s style. Each song gains its dynamic ... Read on... »
The number of visitors to Century City’s award winning Intaka Island nature reserve has more than doubled since the opening of its Environmental Education Centre.
Funded by generous corporate and public donations, the Eco Centre, which includes an outdoor sustainability classroom and an indoor activity centre, opened in 2011 to help Intaka achieve its full environmental educational potential.
In 2010, the year before it opened, a total of 7908 people visited the wetlands reserve. Boosted by the new facilities and staff this jumped to 13 321 last year.
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Century City is preparing for a bumper 2012 festive season.
Chris Blackshaw, CEO of the Century City Property Owners’ Association, said that the Operational Management Forum, which co-ordinates and facilitates law enforcement, security, traffic and disaster management issues within the precinct was working closely with Canal Walk, Ratanga Junction, City Traffic and the South African Police Services to prepare for the 2012 festive season.
Traffic management measures to be implemented include the adjustment of timing ... Read on... »
Currently five cranes are back on the skyline at Century City with new developments totalling more than R1billion under construction and more in the pipeline.
John Chapman, a director of Rabie Property Group, said Century City had continued to outperform the office market generally and while many other nodes were showing a significant increase in office vacancies, Century City’s vacancies had dropped to an all-time low of around ... Read on... »
Everyone at Century City can now get access to the precinct’s fibre optic network which is enabling the country’s fastest voice, broadband and multimedia services.
Hein de Swardt, operations manager for Century City Connect, the company driving the rollout of the cutting edge network, said they had now taken fibre past all premises within the precinct – a benchmark used internationally to state the reach or success of a fibre optic network.
He pointed out that because it was an open access network, users were not tied into any one particular Internet ... Read on... »
Thirteen members of the Century City Canoe Club have returned from Cradock after competing in the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon which was also the SA K1 Marathon River Championships. They took on South Africa's best paddlers and some International stars in this exciting two day river race in the heart of the Eastern Cape. The race is run over two days starting from Grassridge dam, with lots of exciting rapids all the way to Cradock 82km down river. Around 1,500 paddlers take part in over 400 single kayaks (K1); 500 double kayaks (K2) and about 100 three man kayaks ... Read on... »
Forty Grade 10 Life Sciences learners from five different schools in ... Read on... »
For those of you who might have missed the good news, the Century City Natural Goods Market is back from this Sunday 30 September for its new season.
Please note that this season markets take place on the last Sunday of the month as opposed to the first Sunday as was previously the case.
As an added attraction to an already exciting offering, extra live entertainment is being laid on at each market.
To kick off the season, the exuberant band, Time Flies - who describe themselves as a ‘five piece conglomeration that pedals superior Afro-country-skunk-funk ... Read on... »
Miguel Rodrigues, a project manager with Rabie Property Group – the developers of Century City – took this picture at the Comrades Marathon Wall of Honour while on a trip to KwaZulu Natal last weekend.
The plaque commemorates the 2004 win of Vladimir Kotov, Century City’s brand ambassador who has won the gruelling ultra-marathon three times and taken gold seven times.
The Wall of Honour is situated along the Comrades Marathon route at a point where the road overlooks the Valley of a Thousand Hills.
It was created several ... Read on... »
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