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Protest action has flared up in Plettenberg Bay.

Correspondent Yolandé Stander | Thursday, 28 June 2018, 20:21 PLETTENBERG BAY NEWS - Protest action has flared up in Plettenberg Bay. This time the protests are focused around New Horizons. There are reports that residents are burning tyres on the N2 at Barons, an area between New Horizons and Kwanokuthula on the outskirts of Plettenberg Bay.Authorities have

By |2018-09-04T04:48:53+02:00Jun 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Best travel destinations..and includes Plett and the Garden Route

In this article, Caira-Lee of Women on Wheels encourages travellers to make the journey a part of an unforgettable experience with her pick of the best travel destinations, which includes Plett and the Garden Route. Following the beautiful stretch of coastline that connects South Africa’s Mossel Bay with the Storms River, the Garden Route is

By |2018-09-04T04:49:02+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Section 26 of chapter two of the constitution

Knysna Municipality agrees wholeheartedly with Section 26 of Chapter Two of the Constitution which states: “Everyone has the right to have access to adequate housing”. At the same time, however, it is deeply concerned about recent violent public protests around housing. Knysna Executive Mayor, Mark Willemse said “We acknowledge that people are free to exercise their

By |2018-09-04T04:49:10+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Plans to move Plett rage?

While plans to move the Plett Rage venue next year has sparked a massive outcry from some residents, it has also highlighted the need for suitable event venues in Plettenberg Bay.   Between 10 000 and 15 000 matriculants make their way to the coastal holiday town for the festival every year. Residents, especially those

By |2018-09-04T04:49:55+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

NSRI now recruiting rescue volunteers

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 12:02 The Sea Rescue group comprises volunteers from Metro, NSRI, Knysna and George life saving Clubs. This group has been put through the NSRI's screening and training programme before being deployed at emergency rescue incidents. GARDEN ROUTE NEWS - When you think of the women and men who volunteer for the

By |2018-09-04T04:50:06+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Blockading roads is a criminal act

Tuesday, 26 June 2018, 14:00 The recent protest in Thembalethu, George, where the road was blockaded. Photo: Kristy Kolberg, George Herald NATIONAL NEWS - Transport Minister Blade Nzimande has called on protest organisers to make use of government channels to air their grievances and desist from damaging property. "I want to reiterate the government call

By |2018-09-04T04:50:14+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Forest family hike entries now open

Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 14:02 The Forest Family Hike provides the opportunity for people of all ages and fitness levels to absorb the magic of these famous forests with friends and family. KNYSNA NEWS - The seventh annual FNB Family Forest Hike is an opportunity for Knysna Oyster Festival goers of all ages to enjoy

By |2018-09-04T04:50:24+02:00Jun 27th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Plett Protestors Down Arms – For Now

Correspondent Yolandé Stander | Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 10:02 The aftermath of violent protest action in Plett. Gallery Update PLETTENBERG BAY NEWS - Plettenberg Bay came to a near standstill last week after violent housing riots swept through the town over a four-day period. The action not only brought traffic to a grinding halt as major access roads

By |2018-09-04T04:52:29+02:00Jun 20th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews, Uncategorised|0 Comments

Statement: Executive Mayor Msimboti Lobese

STATEMENT: EXECUTIVE MAYOR MSIMBOTI LOBESE APPLAUDS NATIONAL MINISTER OF HUMAN SETTLEMENT, UNDERTAKING TO VISIT BITOU MUNICIPALITY FOLLOWING PROTESTS, BUT DISAPPOINTED IN THE CONDUCT OF PROVINCIAL MINISTERS Executive Mayor, councillor Msimboti Lobese has welcomed the undertaking by the national minister of Human Settlements, the Honourable Nomaindiya Mfeketo (MP), to visit Bitou Municipality, on 5 July 2018,

By |2018-09-04T04:53:52+02:00Jun 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorised|0 Comments

Weather and tides

Plett is renowned for its hot yet pleasant summers and wet mild winters. It is characterized by almost year-round sunshine with hot summers (October-March), with temperatures rising to 27°C (80,6°F) and sometimes even touching the mid-thirties Celsius (mid-nineties Fahrenheit). Winter is typical of the Cape Coastal area, fluctuating between mild, clear weather and cold, rainy