In order to Look After Leisure Bay you need an effective reliable community policing project and we have just that in the Leisure Bay Neigborhood watch. Looking After Leisure Bay and LBNW have been working hand in hand since our inception. Our goals and objectives are the same. To create a safe environment for all life in our village.
With the Litter run up and running it soon became clear that we needed to keep an eye on the area so we could monitor any further illegal dumping, as well as monitor the poaching of our wildlife that is prevalent on the Lower South Coast.
Continue reading “Eco Patrols”
Looking After Leisure Bay is constantly looking at ways to prevent litter ending up in our bush and ocean. In Leisure Bay our household refuse is collected on a Tuesday. We place our refuse in black bags and leave them outside our gates…for the monkeys to rip open and throw far and wide! A solution is to have a “monkey puzzle” wire bin installed. There are a few companies in the area who manufacture these bins. We suggest if you cannot afford to have a monkey puzzle installed, and there are monkey puzzles in the vicinity of your home, use them! We are sure that your neighbour would rather see the rubbish inside their monkey puzzle bin than spread around the street. We also think that a few large bins placed around the village for communal use will help the situation. To d this we need funds. Please use the donation facility on our website and use MONKEY PUZZLE as your payment reference. As swoon as we have enough funds we will get quotes and install these bins. Taking into account all existing bins, we think that R40 000 will be enough to cover the entire village with sufficient monkey puzzles to stop the litter problem. If you have any ideas that you think could help get rid of all litter in our area, please leave your comments below.
In Leisure Bay we are blessed with Blue, Grey and the occasional Red Duiker. We have bush buck and bush pigs. Water mongoose and Dassie. Our birdlife is something to behold and we have snakes. Lots of snakes. It is up to each and every one of us to help protect our wild life. We at Looking After Leisure Bay have take a decision not to allow any posts showing wildlife that identifies the location that the photo was taken at. This obviously is only applicable to our game and our Royal Game like the African Rock Python. Our reason for taking this stance is that we never know who is looking at our social media posts. Poachers use all sots of techniques to get information on game movement so they can hunt that game using snares or dogs. If you do happen to see people walking with a large group of dogs and they off leads and moving in and out the bush. Please report this immediately to either Leisure Bay Neigborhood watch on 082 483 2445, or to Protection services 039 682 5555
Looking After Leisure Bay employs people from the local community to assist with our litter run. Unemployment is a massive problem in our area and employment opportunities are few and far between. Every one person employed has a positive impact on at least 5 other people. Apart from our litter run and Eco Patrols, we also use locals when we have bigger campaigns that require more hands on deck. We also encourage all residents to use the entrepreneurs that live in our village and cover a diverse range of industries. From Boot Camp operators to insurance brokers to masseurs. Keep it local and keep it lekka!
CCTV Cameras throughout our village