A first SODA for the Garden Route
On 12 April 2019, the Garden Route District Municipality’s (GRDM) Executive Mayor, Councillor Memory Booysen, took an unprecedented step for the District by delivering its first State of the District Address (SODA).
Annual Fire Commemoration event to look at climate change
The Annual Garden Route Environmental Forum (GREF) event, to be hosted on 7 June to mark the devastating wildfire that ravaged the town and surrounds of Knysna in 2017, will broaden its scope in order to also look at the effects of climate change in the region,” says Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) Municipal Manager, Mr Monde Stratu.
Entries open for Skål’s prestigious competition
GEORGE, Garden Route (April 2019) – The Skål 2019 Sustainable Tourism Awards have just opened for entries.
Household composting pilot project
Approximately 50 George residents attended a presentation at the George Botanical Garden Education Centre last Wednesday to grab the opportunity to start their own compost bin and worm farm. The residents are part of a pilot project where they received composting bins and worm farming bins to start off.
Caledon Street Rehabilitation and Upgrade
Work on the repair section will continue tomorrow with excavation and then import of suitable material from Thursday.
Update on George housing including Thembalethu UISP and Golden Valley Housing Project
George Municipality has with the aid of provincial funding, handed over 418 houses in the Thembalethu Upgrading of Informal Settlements Programme (UISP) since late last year to residents and another 282 houses of the total 700 houses are in various stages of construction and have been awarded to various contractors.
Invitation to a presentation by PUM: Netherlands Senior Experts
PUM is a Dutch organisation which utilises the services of retired personnel from the Dutch travel & tourism industry who will mentor your business (for free), and give you detailed advice on specific aspects to be agreed between the two parties.
Electricity meters installation in full swing
The Knysna Municipality commenced with the replacement of conventional metered system to prepaid electrical meters in Wards 9 and 10 last week.
Garden Route Port Fest Coming Up in November
The Garden Route community can look forward to a weekend of spectacular harbour highlights in November, as Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) firms up 2 and 3 November as the dates for its new-look Port Festival in Mossel Bay.
Mother’s Day at The Plettenberg
Spoil your Mom this Mother’s Day with a decadent feast at The SeaFood restaurant at The Plettenberg on 12 May 2019.