General News

June 6, 2019

Keurbooms: a fishy tale

Post written by Nina de Villiers April 10, 2019 I completed my Bachelor of Science degree in zoology and ichthyology as well as my honours in
June 5, 2019

“Laugh or Cry”

Snippets of council meeting held 31 May 2019. We found the following snippets from the 31 May Bitou Council Agenda (and Draft Budget) interesting and thought
May 29, 2019

The drop that makes a vase overflow….the great Chlorine debate

Water purification is a complex process which ends in disinfection to kill any remaining pathogens and to make the water safe for human consumption. The disinfection
May 23, 2019

2019 Service Delivery Uptick

5th April 2019 Background: Municipal IQ, a specialised local government data and intelligence organisation collects data on service delivery protests staged against municipalities (see methodology note)
May 23, 2019

At heart is the issue of poor accountability by a municipality.

FINANCE Minister Pravin Gordhan said last week that it was “totally unacceptable” for ratepayer groups to refuse to pay their rates and put their money in
May 9, 2019

Poor oversight leaves communities in the dark…Only 7% of our country’s municipalities are functional…..!

This following  article explains  exactly what we are sitting with in Plettenberg Bay.   This is why we have changed tack and why the Ratepayers Association
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