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23/05/2018 06:48 PM
Hi-tech security systems are becoming the norm in the George market
State of the art security measures have proven to be a true differentiator in the George market, with leading security companies providing new and innovative solutions on a regular basis. “The installation of a CCTV system or outside beams have become common amongst George residents, while new innovations such as security apps have been well […]

22/05/2018 12:07 PM
NSRI assist paddler off Wilderness
Mike Vonk, NSRI Wilderness duty controller, said: At 17h05, Sunday, 20th May, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were alerted by public members concerned for their friend who they suspected may be in difficulty at sea while paddling off-shore of Wilderness. The local paddler, described by his friends as an experienced and a regular paddler, he had launched […]

22/05/2018 12:05 PM
Go George services adapting for more road upgrades
The next phase of road upgrades in George impacting the GO GEORGE bus service will commence at the end of May 2018 in Mission Street, Rosemoor, a section of Park Road and the servitude road running past CTM, connecting Knysna Road and Park Road, and Caledon Street. This follows construction work in Courtenay Street that […]

21/05/2018 08:23 PM
Recycling Day Awareness
On recycling day, the George Municipality (Environmental Services: Cleansing) arranged for 100 learners from four different schools in George, Thembalethu Primary, Holy Cross Primary, Hibernia Primary and Heidedal Primary, to attend an educational tour at the George Transfer Station. Global recycling day is to make people aware of the importance of recycling and why waste […]

21/05/2018 06:39 PM
George not under administration
Further to reports in the media last week George Municipality would like to clarify that the municipality is not being placed under administration. Minister Donald Grant, Acting Western Cape Minister of Local Government has issued the following statement on Friday 18th May 2018 confirming as such: I confirm the current position on behalf of the Western Cape […]

20/05/2018 11:42 AM
Scheduled power outage – portion of New Dawn Park
NOTIFICATION OF THE INTERRUPTION OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED:  PORTION OF NEW DAWN PARK NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on THURSDAY 24 MAY 2018 FROM 09:00 TO 18:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains.  Consumers are warned to treat the installation […]

16/05/2018 04:31 PM
Statement by Cllr Bussack on the Rosedale fire
Following the incident in Rosedale on May 15, 2018 I wish to respond as follows. Last night, temporary accommodation was provided to 2 families in the Rosedale community hall. The municipality is currently working on clearing up and systematically repairing the structures. We aim to accommodate the families again in the structures following the construction […]

15/05/2018 05:08 PM
Planned power outage – Wilderness East
NOTIFICATION OF THE INTERRUPTION OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED:  PORTION OF WILDERNESS EAST NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on THURSDAY 17 MAY 2018 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains.  Consumers are warned to treat the installation as […]

15/05/2018 04:48 PM
Pilot Pollution Awareness Project for learners
‘Heal the world, make it a better place’ – was the theme song and ‘ice-breaker’ which Environmental Health Practitioners (EHP) of Eden District Municipality’s (Eden DM) performed during an Environmental Health and Hygiene Session held at the Geelhoutboom Primary School.  The theme and focus area of the day was Environmental Pollution Control. One of the […]

15/05/2018 04:42 PM
Impact of road upgrades on Go George
Major upgrades of several roads in George will impact on road users and the GO GEORGE bus service for the next few months. The upgrades will be spread over a period of time, with work commencing in Courtenay Street first during May, and expected to be done by the end of July 2018.  Courtenay Street […]