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28/03/2017 03:37 PM
New Tourism Manager Appointed
George Municipality is pleased to announce the appointment of Joan Shaw as Tourism Manager as of April 2017. Ms Shaw said today that she is thrilled to be back at George Tourism and positive that she can make a tangible difference to how and where George is marketed. “A strong marketing strategy will allow us […]

28/03/2017 11:46 AM
Go George attends disability workshop
In honour of National Library Week, George Library Services hosted a disability workshop at the George Museum last week. Presentations included a section on accessibility for people living with disabilities. The GO GEORGE communications team used the opportunity to explain how the bus service and buses have been designed to serve the needs of all […]

28/03/2017 11:43 AM
New bus stop convenient and safer
With the rerouting of the GO GEORGE service between Rosemoor and the Garden Route Mall to the new road behind Eden Meander, passengers working at Blue Mountain Village and the car dealers in the area have been requesting a bus stop closer to their places of work. The new Eden Meander stop at the entrance […]

27/03/2017 09:13 PM
CPIC education to boost entrepreneurs
The Companies Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), a member of Department of Trade and Industry Group (dti Group), is on the move again. From June 2016 for a period of 12 months, CIPC will be rolling out a targeted media and education campaign aimed at informing the public about entrepreneurship and business services offered by the […]

27/03/2017 09:06 PM
Disability Workshop part of the South African Library Week
As part of South African Library Week, this year, George Library Service had a special workshop for people that are disabled. This includes all sorts of disabilities, i.e. the visually impaired, the intellectually impaired, as well as the physical and deaf or hard hearing person. People that have all sorts of challenges because of age […]

27/03/2017 09:01 PM
Project Hope for People living on the streets helping from the St. Mark’s Square Kiosk
George Municipality, in conjunction with CREMHOG (Christian Rehabilitation Ministries to the Homeless of George), is taking “Project Hope” for People Living on the Streets to new heights.  The St. Mark’s Square Kiosk is being used as a drop- in centre for all service providers to help improve the plight of homeless people. Last week Wednesday, […]

27/03/2017 08:56 PM
George Municipality supports Kleinkrantz community
George Municipality donated R10 000 to the Reflections Movement Theatre, a drama group of the Kleinkrantz Community. Cllr Marlene Viljoen-Barnardt, Ward Councillor for Ward 4, handed the cheque to Ms Quaantiah Simons and Ms Denise Thysse. According to the women, they started Odyssey Foundation with the aim to transfer skills to deal with the social ills, […]

27/03/2017 08:50 PM
George Municipality at the CANSA Relay for Life
CANSA Relay for Life is part of an international movement that unites cancer survivors and the communities who care about them.  It offers everyone in the community, both young and old, the opportunity to participate in the fight against cancer and to honour those who have been touched by cancer. George Municipality employees have been […]

27/03/2017 08:19 AM
WAA ladies learn more about Go George
WAA LADIES “TEST DRIVE” GO GEORGE: As part of their public matters portfolio activities, the George branch of the Women’s Agricultural Association (WAA) recently invited GO GEORGE to a meeting to tell them more about the history and operations of the bus service. The ladies were most impressed and immediately started planning a bus ride […]

27/03/2017 08:16 AM
Electricity down: Saasveld line
NOTIFICATION OF THE INTERRUPTION OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED:  PORTION OF SAASVELD LINE  NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH 2017 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains.  Consumers are warned to treat the installation […]