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Why is Utility World still being employed as a non-compliant tenderer?

‘Once again, the Plett Ratepayers are not afraid to act as the tip of the spear in a battle for our civic rights’ The Bitou Municipality posted on 16th August 20l8 The Bitou Municipality acknowledges that we operate in on environment where corruption and maladministration is rife. The Municipality also welcomes individuals and organizations like the Plett

By |2018-09-11T08:31:29+02:00Sep 3rd, 2018|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews|0 Comments

Knysna Tourism closes its doors – ‘another bright idea that serves so few’

The board of directors of Knysna Tourism is saddened to advise its members and members of the public that it has decided to close the company’s offices with immediate effect. Knysna Tourism is registered as a non-profit company (NPC). It began as the Knysna Publicity Association, which was founded at a public meeting on 9

By |2018-09-04T04:47:01+02:00Aug 27th, 2018|Categories: News, PBRPA news and reviews|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

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

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

Dog Regulations on Beaches

The Greater Plettenberg Bay area has fantastic diversity in both Fauna and Flora and to celebrate this, was classified as an Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas (IBA) by Birdlife South Africa in 2015. To maintain this status, we need to zone beaches in a way that protects our shorebirds while also being inclusive to both dog owners

By |2018-09-04T04:54:26+02:00Jun 11th, 2018|Categories: PBRPA news and reviews|Tags: |0 Comments

Tampering with tourism could spell disaster for Plettenberg Bay

A controversial new proposed tourism bylaw by the Bitou Municipality has left Plettenberg Bay residents and tourism stakeholders hot under the collar, sparking fears of a possible tourism downturn in the near future. Source: Knysna Plett Harald News The bylaw seemingly proposes that the tourism function become an in-house endeavour and is currently open for

By |2018-09-04T04:54:38+02:00Jun 11th, 2018|Categories: PBRPA news and reviews|Tags: |0 Comments

Bond Approval Statistics on the Rise

With VAT increases and generally soaring prices taking their toll on South African pockets, it's no wonder most people have been buckling up for tough financial times ahead. The cost of living is certainly climbing, but as it turns out, it's not all doom and gloom on the horizon. According to Mark Hendricks, regional manager

Boating Rules on the Rivers of Bitou

IMPORTANT NEW RULES – BOATING ON THE RIVERS IN PLETT Greetings, welcome and we wish you a very happy holiday and safe times on the rivers of Bitou. A few updates for those purchasing a permit for their boat from Cape Nature. In December 2015 the Bitou River Bylaw was published after intensive consultation. Key