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News

12 September 2019

SA Tafeltennisfederasie kry R20 000

Oudtshoorn munisipaliteit het vroeër hierdie week ‘n donasie van R20 000 oorhandig aan die Suid-Afrikaanse Tafeltennisfederasie. Die Tafeltenniskampioenskappe gaan hierdie jaar vir die eerste keer in Oudtshoorn plaasvind vanaf 22 tot 28 September 2019 by die De Jager Sportkompleks. Die waarnemende burgemeester, Noluthando Mwati, het die federasie gekomplimenteer met hulle werke, veral die feite dat hulle so baie moeite doen met die jong mense. Mwati noem ook dat as meer jongmense blootgestel word aan sport, kan dit help om die misdaadsyfer in ons gemeenskappe te verlaag. Read more >
11 September 2019

From new waste water treatment works to upgrading of toilets and new Restaurant for Cango Caves

Cango Caves, a tourist icon in the Klein Karoo and Garden Route areas, which is situated 30km north of Oudtshoorn, has recently unveiled a modern waste water treatment plant and is set to open a brand new restaurant while also upgrading its ablution facilities. This tourist attraction that draws approximately 250 000 visitors every year from all over the world, is taking positive turn after having been in the news four years ago for financial mismanagement with a threat of closing down. Today, this iconic tourist destination boasts with a series of improvements and a facelift. Read more >
12 August 2019

Municipality explains overflow of Old East Reservoir during the past weekend

Following the unfortunate incident on Friday, 9 August 2019 with the overflowing of the Old East Reservoir below the prison, Oudtshoorn Municipality would like to give the following background on the water supply system: “Oudtshoorn has five (5) reservoirs, with a total storage capacity of 57.6 Ml. The reservoirs are fed under gravity by two pipelines from the Raubenheimer dam. Our water is chlorinated just below the Raubenheimer dam. The reservoirs are thus fed with already chlorinated water,” said Chris Swart, a Senior Manager for Water and Sewer in the Greater Oudtshoorn. Read more >
11 July 2019

Standard Bank and Oudtshoorn Municipality’s partnership brings joy to an 89-year-old pensioner

An 89-year-old pensioner, Elizabeth Coerecius who has never owned a house in her entire life was overjoyed when she received her new home in Bongolethu, Oudtshoorn on Friday, 5 July 2019. Coerecius is one of the two beneficiaries of Standard Bank’s Corporate Social Investment’s initiative to build two houses in an attempt to make a difference in the community of the Greater Oudtshoorn. Another beneficiary was Koos Blom, a 51-year-old man who often uses a wheel chair to move around, due to his disability. Both beneficiaries were in the Western Cape Housing Database. Before moving into their new houses, both families were each backyard dwellers and living in dire conditions in shacks. Read more >
24 June 2019

Oudtshoorn’s IDP and Budget approved

The Greater Oudtshoorn Municipal Council approved the Integrated Development Plan for next financial year starting in July 2019 and the multi-year budget for the 2019/2020, 2020/2021 and 2021/2022 financial years on Thursday, 20 June 2019. Read more >
30 May 2019

Ninth Sport port Festival launched

The 9th annual Oudtshoorn Sport Festival, that will take place on 7 June 2019 till 6 July 2019, was launched at the Oudtshoorn Bowling Club on Monday this week. The sport festival is organised by the Oudtshoorn Municipality as a leading partner in conjunction with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), that gives financial support towards the festival, the Oudtshoorn Sport Council, Eden Sport Council and the Regional and Provincial sport federations that host major sport events in Oudtshoorn. Read more >
27 May 2019

Oudtshoorn Council considers tabled draft IDP and Budget

The Oudtshoorn Municipal Council has noted the draft Integrated Development Planning (IDP) review for the 2019/2020 financial year, as well as the draft multi-year operating and capital budget for 2019/2020 to 2021/2022, in a Special Council Meeting today, following tabling of both documents by the Executive Mayor, Colan Sylvester. Read more >
22 May 2019

Padblokkade Operateurs doen diens in Parkweg

Oudtshoorn munisipaliteit se verkeersafdeling het in vennootskap met die Spoedbus van Syntell verlede week ‘n padblokkade projek geloods in Parkweg. Syntell is 'n voorganger in eind-tot-einde verkeerswetstoepassingsdienste en -stelsels. Read more >
29 April 2019

Kickboxing national championships officially starts today in Oudtshoorn

Tonight, Mayor Colan Sylvester will welcome sponsors, organisers, stakeholders and participants in a Gala dinner that marks the official opening of the Kickboxing National Championships. The tournament takes place this Saturday, 27 April and Sunday, 28 April 2019. This event is organised by the South African Kick-Boxing Association (SAKA) in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Oudtshoorn Municipality and other stakeholders. Read more >
09 April 2019

Oudtshoorn Municipality tightens security

The Oudtshoorn Municipality has initiated preventative steps with reference to incidents of intimidation and threats levelled at officials during the past week. These safeguarding measures will take effect from Tuesday, 9 April 2019. Read more >
Last published 09 February 2016

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