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News

26 October 2016

Reggie Oliphant Street to get an upgrade

The Executive Mayor of the Greater Oudtshoorn, Cllr. Colan Sylvester has on Tuesday, 25 October 2016 officially launched the upgrade of Reggie Oliphant Street in Smartie Town. The partially upgraded Reggie Olifant Street in Ward 5 will be constructed as an Oudtshoorn-based contractor will commence with the paving of on Wednesday, 26 October 2016. Cllr. Sylvester accompanied by Ward 5 Councillor Hendrik Ruiters visited Reggie Olifant Street to officially announce the upgrade. Read more >
19 October 2016

Cango Caves re-opened and operations running smooth

Cango Caves have re-opened this morning with the first tour commencing at 09:00 as staff turned up to guide tours. Several bus groups and individual tourists from as far as Israel have yesterday been turned away as the news of the tremor emerged. Some of the workers were still in shock and consequently withheld their services concerned about their safety. The Cango Caves were then closed and no tour could be continued. Read more >
18 October 2016

Cango Caves remained closed on Tuesday

Operations could not continue on Tuesday at the Cango Caves due to a low grade tremor that occurred at approximately 08:25. Despite management giving a go-ahead for operation to resume at the Cango Caves’ at 12:00 today, some of the workers were still in shock and later withheld their services concerned for their safety. The Cango Caves were consequently closed and no tour could be continued. Read more >
18 October 2016

Cango Caves resumes tours after slight tremor

The Cango Caves, which have been temporarily closed this morning due to a low grade tremor, have been reopened at 12:00 today. The Eden District Municipality’s Disaster Management has given the town’s management team a go-ahead to resume tours at the Cango Caves. Read more >
18 October 2016

Seismologists investigate as Oudtshoorn experiences slight tremor

A slight tremor occurred along the Cango fault line north of Oudtshoorn at approximately 08:30 this morning. According to the Eden District Disaster Management, the tremor was measured at 3.4 on the Richter scale and is calculated at 6km into the ground. Council for Geoscience is currently ascertaining the point of origin. Read more >
12 October 2016

Municipality meets with citizens to prepare a 5-year integrated development plan

The Oudtshoorn Municipality is currently holding a series of public participation meetings to gather inputs for the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for 2017 to 2022. The Meetings are also discussing the Ward Committee establishment structure. In his presentation, Mr. Luvuyo Masola, the Municipal IDP manager explained that as stipulated in the Municipal Systems Act, “Each municipal council must, within a prescribed period after the start of its elective term, adopt a single, inclusive and strategic plan, which will be reviewed annually”. Read more >
11 October 2016

Drug action rehabilitation committee established

The Oudtshoorn Municipality in collaboration with stakeholders interested in fighting substance abuse established a Local Drug Action Committee that will be championed by the Executive Mayor, Cllr. Noluthando Mwati who has been vested to lead the social responsibility cluster of the Municipality by Council leadership. Read more >
05 October 2016

Oudtshoorn scoop 1st Runner-up in the Provincial Human Settlements’ Govan Mbeki Awards

The Oudtshoorn Municipality has been conferred the 1st Runner up position for the Best Informal Settlement Upgraded Program in the annual Govan Mbeki Awards hosted by the Western Cape Provincial Department of Human Settlements recently. Read more >
Last published 09 February 2016