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LATEST LOCAL NEWS
It is with great pleasure to announce that the Eden District Municipality firefighters once again proved to be the toughest competitors of the “South African Toughest Firefighter Alive” competition, when they brought back the trophies to the Eden district the past weekend.
At a Council meeting yesterday, August 13th the Knysna Council confirmed that they will enter into an agreement with Wesgro to manage its constitutional mandate in terms of tourism and destination marketing.
Knysna municipality has expanded its fleet by the acquisition of a R3.6 million fire engine. Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse was delighted to receive the keys of the Fire Department’s latest addition, a new fire engine on Wednesday, 8 August.
On August 9th, women from all over Greater Knysna Municipality came together at an event at the Brenton Community Hall to celebrate women’s achievements and the important contribution women have made in building an Inclusive, Innovative and Inspired society.
After 10 years the Carpe Diem School Gourmets and Gourmands championed by Hartman’s still delivers the magic.
NMU will be present a series of lunch-time lectures starting today.
Knysna Municipality has carried out refurbishments and upgrades worth R19.5 million at the Sedgefield Waste Water Treatments Works (WWTW).
De Krans Wine Cellar was recently awarded seven Gold medals at the 2018 Gold Wine Awards. The medals were awarded to their De Krans Premium Moscato Red 2017, De Krans Free-Run Chenin Blanc 2018, De Krans Wild Ferment Chardonnay 2017, De Krans Pinotage Rosé 2018, De Krans Basket Press Cabernet Sauvignon 2017, De Krans Touriga Nacional 2017 and De Krans Cape Vintage 2016.
Cuningham’s Island Guest House has won a 2018 Travellers’ Choice Award!
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Oudtshoorn Municipality works on options to save water Eyewitness News
CAPE TOWN – The Oudtshoorn Municipality is looking at various water saving methods, as the town battles a water shortage. The municipality has …
Viking Fishing operates a fleet of 30 vessels from Cape Town, Hout Bay, Mossel Bay, Durban and Maputo to catch and process hake, horse mackerel, …
DA to ‘go by the book’ in process to select new Knysna mayor Eyewitness News
“The mayor of Knysna was elected on the back on a mandate that doesn’t come from the DA. He wasn’t put through a selection panel which ensures …
Santam turns the corner after huge fire-related underwritings Independent Online
JOHANNESBURG – Insurer Santam has turned the corner after the huge underwritings it had to make a year ago due to the catastrophic Knysna fires, …
Maimane defends track record of DA municipalities Townpress South Africa Newspaper (press release)
DA caucuses recently lost faith in their Mayors in Cape Town, Matzikama, Bergrivier, Knysna and George. The latest incident being the Knysna …
LATEST LOCAL SPORTS NEWS
The main aim of the Academy is to broaden the player base within the province as well as providing depth to the senior squad and furthermore to develop players for them to be able to make the step up to the senior team.
Pinnacle Point Golf Course has received yet another internationally recognised accolade, being voted in to the Top-10 of the World’s Most Beautiful Courses.
This beautiful and untouched gem of the Garden Route plays host to riders on this 3-day mountain bike stage ride. Images by www.zcmc.co.za
We are launching CANSA Relay For Life George 2019 this coming Saturday, 18th August at The Garden Route Mall – opposite Musica.
IAAF Continental Cup
Jo-Ané van Dyk has been selected for the African team for next month’s IAAF Continental Cup in Ostrava.
SOUTHERN CAPE WOMEN’S OPEN & JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIP 2018
Venue: Knysna Golf Club. Date: 25 – 26 August 2018. Closing date: 20th August 2018 at 12noon
The Prince Albert Cycles has been conducting cycle adventures for 30 years in Namaqualand, Limpopo Province and the Karoo and has recently teamed up with The Real Food Company to offer a real Karoo cycling and gourmet experience in and around Prince Albert.
Brexit deal should be flexible, open to adjustments – Merkel August 15, 2018
Merkel said any agreement by the British government reached with the European Union on its exit from the bloc should be flexible and open to future adjustments
Sergei Lavrov held talks in Ankara with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu days after the Turkish lira plummeted to an all-time low versus the US dollar.
Zimbabwe’s president-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa said his government would not reverse the country’s controversial land reform programme.
Cyril Ramaphosa wishes Ramaite, the NPA’s deputy national director for administration and the office for witness protection, well in his new role
Workers won’t vote for ANC if state job cuts go ahead August 14, 2018
The labour federation says it will not vote for the ANC in 2019 if government goes ahead with public sector job cuts and privatisation of SOEs
Parliamentarians have received have a thorough report on progress around the inquiry into the naturalisation of some Gupta family members, and have heard recommendations on some they should consider calling before them.
One councillor needs to go back to jail while another will possibly have to be taken out of hospital. It has been a week of opposing fortunes for two of the ANC’s …
MARKET WRAP: JSE lower as markets navigate Turkey’s straits August 14, 2018
Miners come under pressure from a rand recovery, despite supportive local data, while banks claw back some of the losses sustained since Friday
WATCH: Can a recession be averted? August 14, 2018
Efficient Group chief economist Dawie Roodt talks to Business Day TV about plans to stimulate the economy
Civil rights organisation AfriForum remains adamant that a list of properties earmarked for “expropriation” that it published is legitimate.
Sri Lanka Emerging complete ODI series whitewash August 14, 2018
The South Africa Emerging team had a disappointing end to a tough tour of Sri Lanka as they suffered a loss in the third and final one-day match to the hosts.
Stokes has been punished enough, says Vaughan August 14, 2018
A jury on Tuesday cleared England all-rounder Ben Stokes of affray after an incident during a late-night outing following England’s win over the Windies
Alonso to retire from F1 at end of season August 14, 2018
Alonso, a double Monaco Grand Prix winner, won the Le Mans 24 Hours on his debut with Toyota in June this year and is ninth in the Formula One drivers’ championship standings.
Erasmus doesn’t fear for his job August 14, 2018
A coach known for his attention to detail and innovation, Rassie Erasmus was handed the unprecedented dual role which included an extended six-year contract.
Liverpool’s impressive start to the season may have some supporters talking up their title chances already, but Jurgen Klopp is under no illusions about the …
Angels Tears Moscato – the heavenly natural sweet wine made from a 27-year old vineyard on Grande Provence Heritage Wine…
Rhubarb & Lime, a local retro-chic coffee shop and restaurant, will present a special health-based menu at the SPAR Goodnight…
The SPAR Madibaz team are determined to put on a display worthy of the occasion when the Varsity Netball tournament…
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The Pam Golding Property group has confirmed that it has acquired the on-line, digital estate agency Eazi.com. Says Dr Andrew…
President Ramaphosa recently deployed four investment envoys with a target of raising $100bn in investments over the next five years.…
Brian Joss – In late August, Toyota will start the fifth leg of the 5 Continents Drive Project in Africa,…
Brian Joss – The Young Guns team up again this weekend, with a single objective in mind: to win the HMC…
14 August 2018: The recommendations put forward by the review panel on the zero-rating of certain items for Value-Added Tax…
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