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SANParks rangers on high alert after Wilderness trail robbery

SANParks rangers on high alert after Wilderness trail robbery

Cape Town – Rangers at South African National Parks (SANParks) and South African Police Service (SAPS) are on high alert following the mugging of a Dutch couple in Wilderness on Monday, 19 February. “We received the news with shock at about 14:30 yesterday and immediately responded by increasing the number of rangers patrolling the Brown […]

Former Touwsranten teacher wins National eTeaching award

Former Touwsranten teacher wins National eTeaching award

Mariëtte Vorster formerly of Touwsranten Primary School, Hoekvil, near George, is South Africa’s top eLearning teacher. Ms Vorster received the National Teaching Award for Excellence in Technology-enhanced Teaching and Learning at a glittering awards ceremony at Nasrec, Gauteng, on Saturday, 17 February. She won the Western Cape’s Award for Excellence in this category in November […]

OCC athletes awed by GO GEORGE accessibility features

OCC athletes awed by GO GEORGE accessibility features

“This is paradise. Never, ever have we experienced public transport like this!” Apart from loving George and enjoying every bit of Garden Route hospitality, foreign participants in the past weekend’s Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) were awed by the accessibility of the GO GEORGE bus service. “Accessibility for people with special needs is one of the […]

Quiz at the Queen Bee Tea Room

Quiz at the Queen Bee Tea Room

Residents from the George Service Clubs Utility Company have once again taken hands and worked together to present an exciting quiz at the Queen Bee Tea Room (at Murray House.)  The bright winner of the day was Anne Pritchard,  an outside member. 

Planned Power Outage/Kragaf Kennisgewing - Rosemoor 20 Feb 2018

Planned Power Outage/Kragaf Kennisgewing – Rosemoor 20 Feb 2018

NOTIFICATION OF THE INTERRUPTION  OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED:  PORTION OF VAN HARMONY,  BAKER, VLEI, BEER, BOUWER & BROWN STREETS – ROSEMOOR       NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on TUESDAY 20 FEBRUARY 2018 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the […]

Sea Rescue Herolds Bay

Sea Rescue Herolds Bay

Michael Vonk, NSRI Wilderness duty controller, said: At 12h30, Wednesday, 14th February, NSRI Wilderness duty crew were activated after we received a call on our NSRI emergency phone from bystanders reporting a drowning in progress at Herolds Bay. 3 men were reportedly being swept out to sea in rip currents at Herolds Bay (on the Eastern side along the rocks) […]

Three-time European Tour winner Hennie Otto is hitting the road for smiles

Three-time European Tour winner Hennie Otto is hitting the road for smiles

Golf’s former bad bay Hennie Otto is doing just that to raise awareness and funds for Stop Diabetes, Moreson, Living Ball and LGS.

Registration and licence fees increase

Registration and licence fees increase

The Provincial Department of Transport Administration and Licensing send out an official notice to inform the Western Cape of an increase on registration and licence fees for motor vehicles with effect from 1 April 2018. Vehicles with an expiry date of 31 March 2018 will be affected. All the new regulations are also effective on […]

GO GEORGE - New traffic light

GO GEORGE – New traffic light

Traffic lights upgraded for better traffic flow control. A new traffic light at the intersection of Meade and Cathedral Streets, between Outeniqua and Holy Cross primary schools, will be activated on Friday 16 February 2018. The primary goal of the existing four-way stop being converted to a traffic light is the contribution this will make […]

Buses rerouted for OCC

Buses rerouted for OCC

The GO GEORGE bus service will be making temporary changes to certain routes to accommodate the Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) taking place on Sunday 18 February 2018.  Sections of York Street and Park Road (behind the Eden Meander shopping centre) will be closed, resulting in rerouting of the Rosemoor route and the Pacaltsdorp routes coming […]

George Municipality participates in Eden Skills Summit

George Municipality participates in Eden Skills Summit

Premier Helen Zille said the Eden District Skills Development summit is a strategic encounter at which all of us are charged with the responsibility of driving the reconstruction, growth and development of Eden. She said most importantly the summit brings together major institutions, training service providers, business chambers, local tourism industries and more. Premier Zille […]