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Circus school told to leave

07 July 2015


Cole Snyman, 14, of the SA National Circus School, does a somersault The non-profit organisation in Observatory will be forced to close at the end of July unless another space can be found. Photo: Tracey Adams

Cole Snyman, 14, of the SA National Circus School, does a somersault The non-profit organisation in Observatory will be forced to close at the end of July unless another space can be found. Photo: Tracey Adams

By Anél Lewis

Cape Town – The City of Cape Town has given a circus school in Observatory until the end of the month to vacate the property so it can develop a multi-use field as part of the “enhancement” of Hartleyvale.

Dimitri Slaverse, founder of the South African National Circus School, said: “We are not sure what is going on. We are extremely disappointed that they did not discuss anything with us first.”

Slaverse said he first heard about the city’s plans to use the land when he received a registered letter in the post informing him that his 10-year lease, which expires next year, would not be renewed and that he had until July 31 to vacate the property.

Read the full article from iolNews.

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