CraigPark Residents Association
CraigPark Residents Association
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Email info@cra.org.za

Welcome to CRA

A very warm welcome to the Craigpark Residents' Association

Craighall and Craighall Park, established over 100 years ago, are well known for their convenient location, amenities and quality of residential life, and are a very special part of Johannesburg.

A community only thrives, however, if its residents are active in its affairs.
We need you - and you need us!
 
Do your bit by becoming a member today! The 2014 subs form is now online for your convenience - thank you to all residents who join us and help makes ours a community that stands together. [Members as at Jan 2014]
 
Take pride in your City - report faults with Look & Log.

The CRA, originally formed in 1950 and renamed in the 1970s, is now 63 years old, and so possibly one of the longest established RAs in Joburg. It plays an extremely important and proactive role in looking after the interests of residents and has become a force to be  reckoned with .

NEWS UPDATES...

Latest newsletter - March 2014...

STOP PRESS - SAVING YOU MONEY

Costs rise - petrol, rates... but when did you last look at your insurance costs? How much are you spending a month? The CRA has negotiated two short term insurance affinity arrangements - one is with Alexander Forbes and the other with Commrisk Insurance Brokers (Pty) limited.

We are sure that you'll be surprised at how much money you could save and, as a value-added benefit, help underwrite other CRA projects.  

CRA AGM 2013:
 
Chairman's report - review for the past year (April 2012 to May 2013) - see what was achieved in the past year and plans for the forthcoming year.
 
Very interesting address by Cllr Tim Nast, Mayor, Mid-Vaal... how we could solve Jhb's billing problems, manage traffic better... and many more ideas.

BIG SUBURB CLEAN up!

The Pavement clean up is complete - we hope you see a difference. Please help us keep our pavements clean and neat - AND accessible to pedestrians!

The CRA contracted Enigma Cleaning Services to clean all pavements in our area. www.enigmacleaning.co.za 
 
 Keep informed! Regular - if not daily - updates on issues/alerts/news will be found on the CRA Face book page. This is the best way to keep up-to-the-minute with what's happening in our area.
 
Forging a strong community pays dividends - Craighall Park, in a Financial Mail survey in 2011, is one of Johannesburg's top 5 suburbs in terms of property price growth.
 
 
  
Services offered and some of the things we're doing for you
  • Your property value and lifestyle wellbeing - click here to see the proposed revised Precinct Plan for our area - as at November 2013 it is still awaiting formal City approval. Click here for report of the first public participation meeting.
  • Have you joined up for the CRA's Public Space Security scheme [PSS]? We cannot afford to be apathetic about crime.
  • Have you joined the CRA SMS alert system? If not, send your cell no and name to Wendy McAllister, CRA Communications.
  • Have you joined our recycling programme with Mama She's? To join, click here.
  • To get quick updates/have your say/help find a lost pet/connect with your community, there's the CRA Face book page [as it is a community page, it's 'safe' to view].
ยท Electronic newsletter (issued monthly or more frequently)
 
Crime remains an unfortunate reality in South Africa today. While our suburbs are not immune from this curse, there many things that we, as a community, can do to reduce crime in our area look at our updated information page. If you wish to report an incident to the CRA Security exec, complete the on-line "crime incident" form.
 

Memories of the Craighall Open Day Centenary celebration ...

The competition prizes reflected the generosity of our business community. The CRA has awarded such businesses a Community Award certificate - support those businesses which display the certificate!

See the full programme for the day.

 BBBAlmost every activity was based on what residents and businesses in our area offer - a remarkable spread of talent and enterprise.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Click here for an opinion piece [Coming to your Joburg household: Make-believe valuations] in the Daily Maverick.
 
"Communities must take interest in their local affairs because if they do not, they could end up being governed by people who have no interest in their welfare."
Thabo Mokwena, former CEO of SALGA (South African Local Goverment Association)

 
 This web site aims to inform residents and businesses about the area, where to obtain help and information, and news on issues and developments that affect us all. As with all CRA activities, this website - designed to be an information hub - has been developed by volunteers living in the area. We look forward to your contributions and suggestions.
Contact Communications Portfolio holder, Wendy McAllister.
 

 

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