Fireworks in Melville!

  In Johannesburg, fireworks are controlled by Chapter 3 of the Emergency Services By-laws. It makes provision for fireworks on special occasions, including Guy Fawkes, between 7pm and 10pm. Please ensure you comply with its other restrictions to ensure the safety of everyone nearby.  


Application for new liquor licences at 27Boxes

We have been notified by the Melville Residents’ Association of new liquor applications by Swagga Breweries, a new tenant of 27 Boxes. They are applying for both a pub & brewery licences for Units 122, 123 & 124, more specifically aimed at Craft Beer. For more information about these two licences: Swagga Brewery @27Boxes Swagga Pub @27Boxes You are also welcome to contact the MRA via email at   […]


First ever joint SCF Operation in Melville a roaring success

On the night of 02 October 2015, the first ever joint SCF Operation between Melville Community Patrols, Westdene Community Patrol, SAPS K9 Unit, Brixton SAPS reservists along with Sector Melville vehicle from CSS Tactical and Melville Security Initiative took place. A total of 7 vehicles with 14 members made their way through the streets of Melville with a single message, no longer will we just stand by and let crime […]


Crime Stats 2015 - Brixton

The South African Police Service has released the crime statistics for 2015, showing which crimes have increased – and decreased – in the past year. Overall, the stats paint a more negative outlook for crime in the country: of the 27 crime categories presented in the data, only 11 had decreases in reported criminal activity from 2014 to 2015. Before diving into the latest crime stats, it is important to […]


Dates for monthly Melville Sector Crime Forum Meeting announced

Click here for more details! The latest feedback from the SCF regarding Crime in Melville. Minutes of the meetings can be found by logging into the site. Should you wish to add items to the agenda, please contact Danyle Nunes ( Join this meeting and find out what you can do to help and also how to sign up for community patrols.