Legends Barbershop Celebrates birthday in Style; Law Enforcement arrested 4 suspects for possession of illegal firearms; The Ennerdale father who is said to have mistakenly shot his son was back in court; Water tankers aid in Eldos water shortage; Sassa visits frail elderly at their homes and Free Circumcisions at Core Care. All that and more of this week's News stories in our EldosFM News Wrap below.

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EldosFM News Wrap Week Ending 13 July 2018

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Ennerdale Murder Victim Tracey Petersen is Laid to Rest; Ennerdale Residents Up in Arms Over Land Grabs; Golden Highway Blocked Due to Protests; a 4 Year Old Dies in Shack Fire; JMPD and Ennerdale Residents Over Illegal Land Invasion; Environmentorz Clean Up Programme and SDA School Holiday Programmes in Full Swing. All that and Other News Stories in this week's EldosFM News Wrap below.

The Discovery of a Body at a High School Leaves Ennerdale Community in Shock; Young Women in Eldos Get New Job Opportunities; Frustrations Mount Over Sassa Glitches; and Blazes Raze a Total of 40 Shacks in Two Township Fires are all among our top news stories. All of those details and more news items with images are in our Weekly EldosFM News Wrap below.

The Card Swapping Program Continues; As the LDAC anti Drug Abuse & anti Drug Trafficking Campaign is Launched Suspects Break into the Yellow Ribbon Foundation Centre in Eldos; Bradley Slimmerts who says he is Falsely Accused on Social Media of kidnapping, undressing and taking pictures of children opens a case of Crimen Injuria; Eldos CPF Patroller is Killed in a Shootout and the Miss Eldos Finals are held at the Don Mateman Hall. All that and other news stories are in our Weekly EldosFm News Wrap below.

More venues announced for the SASSA Card Swap program amidst constant network delays; More load-shedding as Eskom struggles to cope with electricity demand; The Yellow Ribbon Foundation commemorates a day against drug abuse and illicit drug trafficking; Kliptown & Pimville residents up in arms over housing and Klipspruit West residents protest over electricity outages caused by cable theft. All that and more stories in this week's EldosFM News Wrap below.

While various crime incidents and ongoing court cases including the murder case of Adel Fisher Peters make up the bulk of our weekly EldosFM News Wrap, there are also some feel-good stories like news of the brand new Eldoroado Park Fire Engine and the upcoming 2018 Miss Eldos Beauty Pageant. There is also the story of a birthday party held in honour of missing little Liyaqat "Lee" Mentoor at Eldos Ext9 Stadium. For all that and many more stories with all of our pics, read further below. 

Top stories in this EldosFM Weekly News Wrap are of the increase in Cash-in-Transit Heists; An Eldorado Park Female Boxer who is the new national champion of her division; The SAPS Roadshow looking for new recruits visits Eldos and the Shaynice Talla court hearing is once again postponed. All that and more further below.

In our main headlines for the past week: The Bus Strike is Finally Over! Protests on the Golden Highway persist; Parents of the Blue School Demand that Principal and suspended teachers are reinstated; and a Traditional Healer's home is gutted in a fire. You can find all of those details and more news in our Weekly News Wrap below.

The Big News this week is that EldosFM is celebrating 10 Years On Air!!!
In other news a Water Shortage Stirs Protest Action; More Service Delivery Protests in Eldos while Freedom Park protesters demand housing stands. There are new twists in the case of Missing Liyaqat Mentoor as Suspect Appears in Court and A Man Has Died After Ambulance Allegedly Refuses to Take Him to Hospital. Read more on this and see our pics in our Weekly News Wrap further below.

Our main headlines in this week cover The Halting of Taxi Services in Eldos after the Alleged Killing of a Taxi Driver; The Ongoing Bus Strikes Affecting Commuters; More News of Changes to SASSA System; GDE Admissions Goes Live; The JOSHCO Devland Housing Project Reopens Applications; Bara Hospital Announces Open Day and Learners Receive Reflective Beanies in Road Safety Campaign. Read more of all the news and see all the photos in our EldosFM Weekly News Wrap below.

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