Overstrand Municipality public participation agents graduate

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A gathering in the Overstrand Banqueting Hall in Hermanus, marked the graduation ceremony of officials from various municipalities across the Province – including Overstrand, Theewaterskloof and Cape Aghulhas – on successfully complete a course in Integrated Community Development Planning. “This training course is aimed at establishing participatory democracy to enhance public participation in municipalities,” said … Read moreOverstrand Municipality public participation agents graduate

What to expect from Overstrand’s 2019/20 draft budget

Overstrand's 2019/20 draft budget

A preview of the proposed 2019/20 Draft Budget was presented by the Executive Mayor Dudley Coetzee at the Overstrand Advisory Forum (OMAF) meeting on Thursday, 28 February 2019. The mayor referred to the challenging task of balancing the cost of providing basic services to the residents of the Overstrand, as well as tourists to our … Read moreWhat to expect from Overstrand’s 2019/20 draft budget

Overstrand Municipality steps up ‘dogs on leash’ compliance

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Overstrand Municipality’s Environmental Department requests that residents living adjacent to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, or the general public using the nature reserve for recreational purposes be mindful of the current state of the veld and support the recovery of wildlife after the recent fires. “A young female duiker, injured during the January fires in Fernkloof, … Read moreOverstrand Municipality steps up ‘dogs on leash’ compliance

Overstrand Municipality appeals for donations for Betty’s Bay

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Since the start of the Overstrand fires, help in all forms, shapes and sizes has flooded in from people donating clothes, blankets, bottled water, food, monetary donations as well as their valuable time. “Thank you for your extraordinary generosity in donating to those affected by the fire. No more donations of food or goods (clothing … Read moreOverstrand Municipality appeals for donations for Betty’s Bay

How to avoid being a victim of cash robberies

Tell-tale signs you need help with your debt

Police in the Western Cape have shared the following tips on how to avoid being a victim of cash robberies. “It is that time of year when many businesses close for the holiday period. Some people get year-end bonuses others share and receive their hard earned savings,” said police spokesperson, Captain FC Van Wyk. Herewith … Read moreHow to avoid being a victim of cash robberies

Load shedding: Overstrand Municipality shares tips on saving electricity

Load shedding

While the whole country is wrapped in the darkness of the latest load shedding, Eskom has asked consumers to assist in reducing their electricity consumption by at least 10% between 08:00 and 22:00 daily. Overstrand Municipality appeals to visitors and residents to conserve electricity as best they can over the coming festive season. How do … Read moreLoad shedding: Overstrand Municipality shares tips on saving electricity

Poppy Day: End of First World War commemorated

Poppy Day

A service to mark Remembrance Day – also known as Poppy Day, was held on Sunday morning in the Overstrand Municipality. War veterans and friends and family gathered at the Cenotaph War Memorial at the Old Harbour in Hermanus. The sound of a lone bugler playing the Last Post followed by the observation of two minutes’ … Read morePoppy Day: End of First World War commemorated

Hermanus Business Chamber wants solution driven process for Overstrand issues

Hermanus Business Chamber

The Hermanus Business Chamber (HBC) says it takes note of the happenings with regard to land and the provision of housing opportunities in the Overstrand Municipality. “It is with regret that we learn of renewed threats of mass actions, the closing of the R43 and the destabilisation of the Hermanus economy should the demands from … Read moreHermanus Business Chamber wants solution driven process for Overstrand issues

Junior Town Council takes office at Overstrand Municipality

Junior Town Council

The newly-elected 2019 Overstrand Junior Town Council (JTC) was inaugurated on Thursday, 1 November 2018 – a momentous occasion which also marked the 16th anniversary of this council’s existence. The Overstrand Junior Town Council initiative is managed by the Enlighten Education Trust in partnership with the Overstrand Municipality. 2019 Overstrand Junior Town Council: Hermanus High School … Read moreJunior Town Council takes office at Overstrand Municipality

Christmas Lights switch-on to mark countdown

Christmas Lights

With the holiday season and its festivities fast approaching, the tradition of the ‘Switching on of the Christmas Street lights’ will take place across the Overstrand Municipality. “Gansbaai’s electrical department is already hard at work, putting up the iconic and colourful Christmas lights in Main Road. “Come and join in the celebration and also catch … Read moreChristmas Lights switch-on to mark countdown