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27 March 2020  The Plett Ratepayers' Association wrote to the Bitou councillors on 13 March requesting that they ensure the municipality desists from unlawfully selling prepaid electricity at unapproved tariffs.   It is obvious to us that the councillors and officials have no intention of responding to these objections to their unlawful actions coming from

By |2020-04-10T10:45:29+02:00Mar 30th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News, PBRPA news and reviews|0 Comments

Short changing purchasers of electricity

13 March 2020  Dear Mayor Lobese,   On 4 March the KwaNokuthula community staged a protest march over the Municipality’s failure to credit purchasers of pre-paid electricity with their full amount.    In law, they have every right to object to the way they are being treated.  The contending positions are set out in the CXpress

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 |2020-04-10T10:50:03+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 |2020-04-10T10:50:03+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 |2020-04-10T10:50:24+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 |2020-04-10T10:50:26+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 |2020-04-10T10:50:26+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 |2020-04-10T10:50:27+02:00Jun 11th, 2018|Categories: PBRPA news and reviews|Tags: |0 Comments