"Save Princessvlei" meeting on 13 Sept 2009.
On a wet Sunday morning a large group of suporters arrived to
register their support for the Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance to oppose any commercial development at Princessvlei
along Prince George Drive, in the Retreat area.
Recent newspaper articles ...... ...and the message.
Graham Noble was busy handing out response
forms. DA representative discussing issues with
George Davis and Sandra Fowkes discussing issues and others unknown renewing acquaintances.
John Graham School teachers and
children. Friends of Constantia Valley Greenbelts representative
Supporters introducing themselves to each other. Botanical Society members were in support as well.
Joye Gibbs and Roger Godwin comparing notes. Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance members.
One of the challenges ....... and another from David Muller Chairman of Zandvlei Trust.
Community leader Philip Bam addressing the
crowd The silent protestors with a message.
The press and news teams were there to
record A coy (khoi) princess came to lend support as well.
Philip discussing the importance of the
heritage Part of the attentive crowd.
Friends of Zeekoevlei, Chairman in
support One of the Grassy Park High protestors,
Calvin Cochrane addressing the Princess supporters as the FBI agent.
Grassy Park High School supporters were
there. Even a local flower
seller with his beautiful flowers
John Graham Primary
Environmental More of the Grassy Park High support.
More local residents, interest group representatives, come to support the protest to this proposed development.
A lone protester along Prince George
Drive This poster was being attacked by the wind
The Community organisations
introduced Philippa Huntly from WESSA addressing the crowd.
Past Councillor Joye Gibbs who still does
many Past Counciller
Hennie van Wyk emphasizing the
The proud President of the John Graham
Primary The Grassy Park High
representative adding a voice
Greater Cape Town Civic Alliance members gave examples of
similar issues they have fought and have