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15/08/2017 05:00 PM
Lots planned for Tourism Month in September
George Tourism will be celebrating Tourism Month in September with a range of activities, competitions, festivals and events taking place throughout the month. George Tourism Manager Joan Shaw said tourism was one of the city’s main industries and should, therefore, be developed on all levels. “Tourism officials will be speaking at high schools throughout the […]

15/08/2017 04:27 PM
Partnership between Thembalethu Library and Centre for the Blind
The partnership between Thembalethu Library and Ilitha Centre for the Blind will not only provide an inclusive service that caters for the needs of all communities but it will also open the door to knowledge and information for the visually impaired people of the surrounding areas. The launch of a partnership between George libraries and […]

15/08/2017 04:24 PM
PLANNED POWER OUTAGE – Glenberrie Maintenance Notice
NOTIFICATION OF THE INTERRUPTION  OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED:  PORTION OF GLENBERRIE ARBOUR, PLANE, MOUNTAIN, BARRIE, ESSEN, KIEPERSOL, WABOOM, STINKHOUT, OAK STREETS  NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on FRIDAY 18 AUGUST 2017 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical […]

15/08/2017 04:20 PM
Woodifields Music on the Map experience with Cape Town Band BrotherBrother
George – Just like spring, the Woodifields Music on the Map music experience is around the corner. Whilst the final touches are being made to the venue, Woodifields Farm across the road from the Nelson Mandela University campus, the bands scheduled to perform are already stringing and tuning their instruments in anticipation of the festival […]

15/08/2017 04:15 PM
Distilleries a first at Thousand Sensations Craft Beer, Spirits & Food Festival
WILDERNESS – One of the Garden Route’s most notable events, the Thousand Sensations Craft Beer, Spirits & Food Festival, returns to Wilderness on 15 & 16 September. Hosted by The Wilderness Hotel, the popular annual festival features 170 handcrafted beers, presented by the 40 mostly local craft brewers that will be on hand at the […]

15/08/2017 12:20 PM
Vintage and classic cars on Heritage Tour
George – Preparation for the sixth Liquorland Heritage Tour is well underway. The Heritage Tour, which is organised by the Southern Cape Old Car Club (SCOCC), is for the fifth year driven by Liquorland. This year’s tour will take place from 23 to 27 September and will follow a route of more than 1000 km […]

15/08/2017 10:56 AM
George Burgemeester gee George Landbou Skou ‘n hupstoot
George Burgemeester, Rdsh. Melvin Naik, het gister ‘n tjek ter waarde van R150 000 aan die President van die George Landbou Skou, mnr. Gert Pretorius oorhandig. Die geld word gebruik vir die logistieke reëlings van die skou. Die George Landbouskou wat vanaf 24 tot 26 Augustus op die George Skougronde gehou word beloof om weer ‘n […]

15/08/2017 09:37 AM
Business guide to Section 2C water restrictions
The George municipality this week appealed to all local businesses to make every effort to save water in all aspects of business processes. George municipal manager Trevor Botha said there were many big and small ways in which businesses could assist in the overall reduction of water use. “We make a special appeal to landlords, […]

14/08/2017 05:58 PM
Crafters given international exposure
The George Municipal Economic Development division recently boosted local crafters in George by offering them exhibition space at the “Woman on the Grow” conference hosted by our Sister City Tacoma at the Civic Centre. George is the twin sister city of Tacoma, Washington with the 20-year relationship starting in 1997.  Through the entrepreneurship support program, […]

14/08/2017 05:55 PM
Junior city council enjoy bus trip on Women’s Day
Several members of the George Junior City Council will remember Women’s Day 2017 as the day of their first GO GEORGE bus ride. The youngsters planned a community outreach on this special day saluting the women of South Africa, and decided to hop on a bus to the Rosemoor Service Centre for the Elderly. Here […]