Tragedy on the R511

13 September 2021

Thabazimbi – A fun weekend away turned tragic on Sunday 5 September after a head-on collision on the R511 claimed the life of three people and left several others seriously injured. 

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A brush with death

13 September 2021

Thabazimbi – Victims of another head-on collision on the R510 narrowly escaped death. The accident occurred on the stretch of road between Amandelbult and Northam on Saturday 4 September.

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Theft of electrical infrastructure continue to wreak havoc

13 September 2021

Thabazimbi – Stolen electrical cables are becoming a growing concern for Thabazimbi residents.

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Bank account emptied by fraudsters

06 September 2021

Northam – “Never let anyone help you at an ATM,” this was the message from a Northam community member after criminals emptied his bank account on Tuesday 24 August.

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As if finding a job is not tough enough... Feeding on the desperation of others

31 August 2021

Thabazimbi – “I’m desperate for work! This woman scammed me! I have three children and I need money to take care of my grandmother, who looks after my kids during the day. This woman scammed me and I lost a lot of money!” a victim told the Platinum Bushvelder. 
Her plea did not go unnoticed. 

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Cable theft leads to power outages

31 August 2021

Thabazimbi – Thabazimbi Local Municipality (TLM) is concerned about incidents of attempted copper cable theft which have caused damage to electrical infrastructure and caused power outages in several areas. 

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Car flips onto its roof

06 August 2021

Northam – A Volkswagen and Nissan collided on the R510 road just outside Northam on Saturday 30 July.

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Expect to be scammed

06 August 2021

NW – Police in the North West have urged members of the community to be vigilant whenever they visit online sites to avoid falling prey to scams involving the sale of vehicles or livestock.

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Head-on collision on Brits 
Rd

06 August 2021

Thabazimbi – Two vehicles collided on the Brits Road in the early evening hours of Sunday 1 August. Trauma Rescue responded to the scene where five people who were injured, were transported to hospital. 

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Don’t be the next victim
Make sure your car is locked! 

06 August 2021

Thabazimbi – Over the last two weeks remote jammers have plagued our community.  
Remote jamming is the practice where a criminal jam the immobiliser’s signal to the vehicle, so that it doesn’t lock – even when its owner presses the ‘lock’ button.

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