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IDP Public Participation
IDP Public Participation

Invitation from CoJ to the 2021/26 Integrated Development Plan (IDP), Draft 2021/2022 Medium Term and Tariffs consultation process. 2021_04 IDP public consultation www.joburg.org.za  

Odd Box Picnic at Victoria Yards
Odd Box Picnic at Victoria Yards

On Sunday, 21 March, NOSH Food Rescue is presenting its first “Odd Box Picnic” event at Victoria Yards, home of the Makers Valley Partnership’s Food Hub, which has been a NOSH beneficiary since early 2020. The hub co-ordinates 6 local Community Kitchens, all of which receive rescued produce from NOSH to incorporate in the cooked […]

Conception Restaurant at the JHB Culinary School
Conception Restaurant at the JHB Culinary School

The JHB Culinary & Pastry School operates Conception Restaurant serving fresh and delicious (and great value) breakfast and lunch Monday- Thursday 08h00-16h00 and Friday-Saturday 08h00-20h00. They also do a takeaway menu with the best pastries. Find them in the beautiful Gordon Leith building at 85 Commissioner St, Marshalltown. Follow JHB Culinary & Pastry School on […]

Webinar: African Public Spaces
Webinar: African Public Spaces

Join Ayanda Roji online for a presentation on the need for an increased focus on African public spaces. See the invitation below for more details. Tuesday 2nd March 2021 at 16h00. Please RSVP: Khumo Sello at facesofthecity.wits@gmail.com

Meeting in the Middle: problematising placemaking from the ground up
Meeting in the Middle: problematising placemaking from the ground up

ON THE THURSDAY 25TH FEBRUARY, THE INSTITUTE AND BUSINESS TRANSFORMATIONS RESEARCH CENTRE AT MANCHESTER METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY ARE CO-HOSTING A ROUND TABLE EVENT EXPLORING THE TOPIC OF ‘PLACEMAKING’ FOLLOWING THE PUBLICATION OF THE ROUTLEDGE HANDBOOK OF PLACEMAKING EARLIER THIS YEAR. It is often argued that placemaking happens either from within a community, a bottom-up approach; or, imposed at a state or city […]

SA Cities Network Good Hood Stories
SA Cities Network Good Hood Stories

SA Cities Network has put together an online exhibition of Good Hood Stories. These are stories of creativity, collaboration and innovation from across South African cities. The exhibition includes these JICP projects; The Walkable Network, The Urban Agriculture Initiative and the Makers Valley Partnership. Click HERE for to see the full exhibition.    

Access to building plan applications
Access to building plan applications

CoJ Development Planning has been granted permission by the national Department of Labour and Employment to access the Metro Link in order to retrieve refused building plan applications. The submitted building plans have been inaccessible since November 2020. See the full statement below; 2021_02_09 Refused Files Update Due to identified challenges, the Building Development Management […]

Rates Policy Review
Rates Policy Review

A City of Johannesburg Press Statement by MMC for Finance, Councillor Jolidee Matongo 5 February 2021 Joburg kicks-off virtual Rates Policy Review public meetings The City of Johannesburg will host virtual public meetings as part of its annual Rates Policy Review process. “In order to adhere to the National Lockdown Covid-19 regulations, the City has […]

CoJ Community Based Planning online meetings
CoJ Community Based Planning online meetings

The City of Joburg is hosting online Community Based Planning meetings for all Regions and Wards. See the schedule with links below; 2021_02 JOBURG CBP MEETINGS with links 2021_02 Reg A Correction CBP schedule 2021_02 Reg A Correction CBP schedule Use the link HERE for online submissions to the City of Joburg regarding Community Based Planning and […]

Victoria Yards & Makers Valley Partnership in the press
Victoria Yards & Makers Valley Partnership in the press

Published by Wantedonline.co.za VICTORY FOR LORENTZVILLE’S VICTORIA YARDS WHO WIN COVETED ULI EUROPE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE The development in Joburg’s Lorentzville has won a major international award for pioneering a successful example of gentrification without displacement Words: Graham Wood 01 February 2021 “A more idiosyncratic take on urban regeneration, in Lorentzville, known as Victoria Yards, […]

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