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George Trails signage vandalism and theft

George Trails signage vandalism and theft

It is with both shock and sadness that we have learned that about 70% of the trail signage (posts, route markers and sponsor’s advertising boards) around the GR Exp Saasveld Trail System, located between the Garden Route Dam and NMMU Campus have been maliciously damaged and stolen amounting to tens of thousands of Rands worth […]

Handover Ceremony of tools, seeds, certificates to farmers

Handover Ceremony of tools, seeds, certificates to farmers

George Municipality’s Local Economic Development office in conjunction with the department of Agriculture and the Breede Gouritz Catchment Management Agency donated tools and seed to gardeners and farmers farming with chickens. The Executive Deputy Mayor of George, Cllr Gerrit Pretorius, Cllr David Willemse, Portfolio Councillor for Strategic Services and Adv. Johan van Schalkwyk, Acting Director: […]

Joanna Wicherek and Friends show

Joanna Wicherek and Friends show

The George Music Society will present Wicherek and Friends on Thursday 16 March at 19h30 at the Arts Theatre George. This trio will consist of Joanna Wicherek, a classical pianist originally from Poland, Nicolas James Fidler, viola and cellist Caleb Vaughn-Jones, from the USA. They will perform a unique programme consisting of contemporary compositions by […]

National Treasury visits George Municipality

National Treasury visits George Municipality

Members of National Treasury visited the George Municipality in terms of the Municipal Finance Management Act, 2003 (MFMA, Act No. 56 of 2003). According to the Act the Accounting Officer of a Municipality must assess the Municipality’s performance for the first six months of the financial year by 25th January of each year. This assessment […]

15th OCC in George a success story

15th OCC in George a success story

Aldm Melvin Naik, the first citizen of George, congratulated all involved in the successful 15th Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC). “All our participants, all our supporters, the organising committee, the sponsors of this prestigious event – you have all displayed the motto of I may win and I may lose, but I will never be defeated. […]

Six KeNako students qualify for SA Amateur matchplay

Six KeNako students qualify for SA Amateur matchplay

PORT ELIZABETH, 20 February 2017 – KwaZulu-Natal teenager Chris Woollam stunned with a profound victory in the 36-hole stroke play qualifier for the Sanlam South African Amateur Championship when he defeated reigning English Amateur champion Dan Brown in a sudden-death play-off on Monday. Woollam carded a 64 and Brown fired a 63 in the final […]

Passengers with special needs priority for GO GEORGE

Passengers with special needs priority for GO GEORGE

The GO GEORGE mascot Georgie paid a visit to the Association for People with Disabilities (APD) in Pacaltsdorp last Friday, bringing joy to the group celebrating the APD Western Cape’s 80th birthday. The GO GEORGE drawstring bags that were handed out contained some handy information about the bus service and were received with much excitement. […]

Go George: No more old bus tickets after month end

Go George: No more old bus tickets after month end

The one-month grace period for GO GEORGE passengers to use old bus tickets that have been bought before the tariff increase of 1 February 2017, expires on 28 February 2017. From 1 March, only new tickets will be accepted. Cheaper to buy off bus Single bus tickets bought off bus at vendors now cost R9.00, […]

Eagle sees Garcia soar to Di-Data Challenge victory

Eagle sees Garcia soar to Di-Data Challenge victory

Lali Stander – GEORGE, 19 February 2017 – Nicole Garcia rocketed to second in the Chase to the Investec Cup for Ladies Points Standings on the back of a stunning wire-to-wire victory in the Dimension Data Challenge at Fancourt on Sunday. The 27-year-old Benoni golfer produced a sensational eagle at the par five 17th and boxed […]

The George Arts Theatre: What's happening in March 2017

The George Arts Theatre: What’s happening in March 2017

Valentine’s day was preceded by two world-class performers at the theatre. Arno Carstens and Pieter-Dirk Uys came to the theatre. Both shows were sold out and the audiences had a great night out. The good news is that Pieter-Dirk Uys loved our theatre and wants to come back next year! Watch this space for details. […]

Garcia keeps control at Di-Data Challenge

Garcia keeps control at Di-Data Challenge

Lali Stander – GEORGE, 18 February 2017 – Nicole Garcia will be acutely aware of a chasing pack bidding to thwart her charge towards a second Sunshine Ladies Tour title when she starts the final round of the Dimension Data Challenge at Fancourt. Garcia opened with a 68 and second round 71 at George Golf Club […]