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Published: 02 Aug 2017Title: 2C Water Restrictions Status: Follow this link to find out what the 2C Water Restrictions are that apply to you http://www.george.gov.za/emergency-tariffs-and-tougher-restrictions-george-dam-drops-45
Published: 26 Apr 2017Title: Municipal MoneyStatus: Municipal Money is a website for ratepayers to review how municipal money is spent. Please follow the link: https://municipalmoney.gov.za/
Published: 12 Oct 2016Title: Dam Level And Rainfall For The WeekStatus: Reading taken on 15th August 2017 Dam Level: 42.02% Rainfall for the week: 18.5mm (from 10 August 2017) Damvlak: 42.02 % Reënval vir die week: 18.5 mm (vanaf 10 August 2017)
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News

  • 15 August 2017

    Business guide to Section 2C water restrictions

    Appeal to George businesses to help save water

  • 02 August 2017

    Garden Route dam drops to 45%

    Emergency tariffs and tougher water restrictions will be effective in George with immediate effect as the town’s main water supply, the Garden Route Dam, dropped to 45% today (2 August 2017.)

  • 19 July 2017

    Women on the Grow Conference

    The George Municipality and the City of Tacoma, Washington USA presents an international LeadHERship Conference. Mind, Body and Spirit! Helping our woman to reach their full potential.

  • 18 July 2017

    Mayor does his 67 minutes

15 August 2017

Business guide to Section 2C water restrictions

Appeal to George businesses to help save water Read more >
10 August 2017

George Toerisme Vergadering - Pacaltsdorp

Die George Munisipaliteit, Toerisme-afdeling "nooi alle toerisme-belanghebbendes en belangstellendes uit na 'n openbare deelnamevergadering met betrekking tot die ontwikkeling van gemeenskapstoerisme in Pacaltsdorp en Thembalethu onderskeidelik. Read more >
10 August 2017

George Tourism Meeting - Thembalethu

“The George Municipality, Tourism Section” invites all tourism stakeholders and interested parties to a public participation meeting regarding the development of community tourism in Thembalethu. Read more >
07 August 2017

Wessa Eden Newsletter

Please find the Wessa Eden Newsletter attached with loads of news on alien vegetation, the drought situation and the aftermath of the fires. Read more >
04 August 2017

Weather Warning from 4 - 5 August in Southern Cape

The latest warning issued by SAWS regarding the possible heavy rain and associated flooding for the Eden district. Read more >
03 August 2017

Notice of interruption of electricity

Notice of interruption of electricity on Thursday, 10 August from 09:00 to 16:00. A portion of the Heroldsbay line, farm areas, will be affected. Read more >
02 August 2017

Garden Route dam drops to 45%

Emergency tariffs and tougher water restrictions will be effective in George with immediate effect as the town’s main water supply, the Garden Route Dam, dropped to 45% today (2 August 2017.) Read more >
01 August 2017

Funda Mzantsi Championship (Reading Festival)

Funda Mzantsi Championship is a reading competition where all Centre for the Book affiliated book clubs compete against each other. Winners of the competition take home medals and trophies. Find entry forms below Read more >
19 July 2017

Women on the Grow Conference

The George Municipality and the City of Tacoma, Washington USA presents an international LeadHERship Conference. Mind, Body and Spirit! Helping our woman to reach their full potential. Read more >
12 July 2017

Dam level and Rainfall for the week

Dam level update Read more >
06 July 2017

Notice of a Sport Stakeholder Meeting

Notice is herewith given of a very important Sport Stakeholder Meeting for the discussion of the following proposed projects, i.e. Rosemoore Tartan Athletic Track, Thembalethu Artificial Soccer Field and Touwsranten Artificial Soccer Field Read more >
04 July 2017

Mayor addresses 45th IFSS hosted at NMMU George Campus

George Executive Mayor, Alderman Melvin Naik, on Monday addressed the 45th International Forestry Students’ Symposium (IFSS 2017) which is hosted by the International Forestry Students’ Associations (IFSA), spearheaded by NMMU. Read more >
29 June 2017

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL CIDB LEVEL 1 – 2 GB/CE CONTRACTORS:

The Department of Transport and Public Works as part of their EPWP Contractor Development Programme will now recruit candidates/contractors for our 10 month Structured Training, scheduled to start in September 2017 until June 2018. Closing - 7 July Read more >
27 June 2017

Transnet-Phelophepa Healthcare train is back in town

The Transnet-Phelophepa Healthcare train is back in George from 11-15 September 2017. Read more >
27 June 2017

KNYSNA FIRES – EDEN DM APPOINTS SPECIALIST TO EVALUATE DAMAGED STRUCTURES

A specialist registered with the Department of Labour has been appointed to evaluate all structures that were damaged in the recent fires, to identify materials containing asbestos. Read more >
26 June 2017

Notice of interruption of electricity (portion Wilderness Heights)

NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on TUESDAY 27 JUNE 2017 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains. PORTION OF BARNARD LINE (DE WAAL DRIVE - About 15 - 20 houses affected Read more >
21 June 2017

George Municipality celebrates Youth Day 2017

George Municipality celebrates Youth Cay 2017 Read more >
21 June 2017

Life after the fire will never be the same for GO GEORGE

In the aftermath of the devastating fires raging through the Garden Route, life for many will never be the same. This goes for the victims but also for those who were involved in fighting the relentless fire or lending a helping hand Read more >
19 June 2017

Interruption of electricity in portion of Hansmoeskraal

NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on WEDNESDAY 21 JUNE 2017 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains. 15 Households will be affected Read more >
12 June 2017

Refuse collection date with regards to public holiday

Refuse Collection date with regard to the public holiday will be as follows: 16/06/2017 will be collected on the 15/06/2017. Read more >
10 June 2017

Update George Fires:Team on way to Herold's Bay

George Fire Brigade is aware and on way to fire in Herolds Bay - George Municipality June 10th at 19:05 Read more >
10 June 2017

Update George Fires: Issued George Municipality June 10th at 15:53

Update George Fires: Confirmation from Fire Chief that Geelhoutboom fire is still burning but under control; Hoekwil fire under control; number of small fires in Thembalethu being addressed - Issued George Municipality June 10th at 15:53 Read more >
10 June 2017

Communication lines back on at Knysna JOC, but Telkom lines are still down

Communication lines are back on at Knysna JOC, but Telkom lines are still down. *Issued by Eden DM* Read more >
10 June 2017

Emergency update: Please note the Knysna JOC has lost all data and telephone communication

Please note the Knysna JOC has lost all data and telephone communication capability. Read more >
10 June 2017

Emergency Update: George MUNICIPALITY: Saturday 10th June at 13:30

EMERGENCY REPORTS TO GEORGE MUNI AS FOLLOWS: Electrical issues to 044 801 9222 and Fires 044 801 6311 and fallen trees etc to 044 801 6300. 10 june 13.30 Read more >
10 June 2017

Emergency Update: George MUNICIPALITY: Saturday 10th June at 13:01

EMERGENCY REPORTS TO GEORGE MUNI AS FOLLOWS: Electrical issues to 044 801 9222 and Fires, fallen trees etc to 044 801 6300. George muni 10 june 13.01. Read more >
10 June 2017

Emergency Update: George MUNICIPALITY: Saturday 10th June at 12:49

George MUNICIPALITY: Saturday 10th June at 12:49 Fire near Tramonto. George Fire Brigade and Airport Team assisting. Read more >
10 June 2017

10 June at 12:39 - Police 10111 lines temporary down-alternative numbers below

10 June at 12:39 - Police 10111 lines temporary down. Please us the following alternative numbers:044 803 4732 or 803 4749 or 803 4744 - Issued: Eden District Municipality Read more >
10 June 2017

Update10 June at 12:15: Power Outages

IMPORTANT: Residents are urged not to call 044 801 6300 (Fire Brigade) with queries about power outages. Only call this number if you are aware of power lines being down or live wires. The George Municipal electro technical team monitoring situation Read more >
10 June 2017

10 June at 11:40 - Emergency update on situation in George and surrounds

After the JOC of this morning, 10 June 2017 at 09:00, this is the current situation in the region. Read more >
09 June 2017

Water Restriction measurements to adhere to

George Municipality has implemented water restrictions on 1st June 2017 to ensure the water safety of George. You can download measurements to follow underneath Read more >
02 June 2017

Umthamo wamanzi edama iGarden Route wehlele ngaphantsi kwama-60%

Imiqathango yokusetyenziswa kwamanzi iyimfuneko ukuze kukhuselwe imithombo yethu yamanzi Read more >
01 June 2017

Garden Route Dam level falls below 60%

Tuinroete-damvlak daal onder 60% - Onmiddelike waterbeperkings noodsaaklik om waterbronne te beskerm Read more >
22 May 2017

Urgent notice:Tourism Offices closed for events

Be advised that the Tourism Offices in George & Wilderness will be closed at 4pm on Tuesday 23rd & Thursday 25th May as networking events will take place at the Fat Fish and Roxy’s on the Square respectively. Notices will be put up at offices Read more >
17 May 2017

Graders have been used to do much needed work on the road in Wilderness Heights

Graders have been used to do much needed work on the roads in Wilderness Heights. Read more >
17 May 2017

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day 21 May 2017

International AIDS Candlelight Memorial Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of May each year. The sermon will take place on 21 May 2017, at the George Community Church in Rosemoor. Transport details are available at the end of the article. Read more >
16 May 2017

Amendment to disallow transport of school children in goods compartment

Please note that the amendment to regulation 250 that was published on 11 November 2016, will be effective from 11 May 2017. The amendment continuous to disallow the transport of school children for reward in the goods compartment of a vehicle. Read more >
10 May 2017

GO GEORGE ticket vendor application form

GO GEORGE ticket vendor application form can also be downloaded under application forms and public notices Read more >
28 April 2017

IDP MAY 2017

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26 April 2017

Launch of the Garden Route Botanical Garden Environmental Education Centre

The Garden Route Botanical Garden Environmental Education Centre building was officially launched by die Executive Mayor of George, Melvin Naik, in the presence of Honourable Minister of Education in the Western Cape, Ms Debbie Schafer and delegates Read more >
26 April 2017

Municipal Money

Municipal Money is a website for Ratepayers to review how municipal money is spent. Follow the link: https://municipalmoney.gov.za/ Read more >
25 April 2017

WERK AANBOD

Posbenaming: Terrein Bestuurder - Dhladhla Foundation-NPO, die Implementerings Agent vir die “Community Work Programme” (CWP) nooi alle belangstellendes uit om aansoek te doen vir die Terrien Bestuurders posisie in die George Munisipale omgewing. Read more >
25 April 2017

JOB VACANCY

Job title: Site Manager Dhladhla Foundation the Implementation Agent of the Community Work Program, appointed by National Government, to manage the program. The CWP aims to create jobs in communities. Read more >
21 April 2017

URGENT NOTICE - REVISION

REVISED TENDER ADVERT – 21 APRIL 2017 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY DEPARTMENT: CIVIL ENGINEERING SERVICES - TENDER NUMBER: T/ING/006/2017 UPGRADING OF NELSON MANDELA BOULEVARD IN THEMBALETHU Read more >
18 April 2017

OVERSIGHT REPORT ON ANNUAL REPORT PUBLIC NOTICE: INVITATION TO SUBMIT

OVERSIGHT REPORT ON ANNUAL REPORT - PUBLIC NOTICE: INVITATION TO SUBMIT. Any comments or representation must be submitted in writing to the office of the Municipal Manager, PO Box 19, George, 6530 by no later than Friday 12 May 2017. Read more >
18 April 2017

Draft Integrated Development Plan - Invitation to submit comments

Draft Integrated Development Plan - Public Notice: Invitation to submit comments.The Council of George Local Municipality invites all members of the Community to comment or submit inputs to the Draft IDP before or on 10 May 2017. Read more >
13 April 2017

GO GEORGE NEWS FLASH: 13 APRIL 2017 05:30

Although the GO GEORGE service remains compromised, a small group of dedicated drivers came to work this morning. A limited service on main routes can therefore be rendered today. The following routes are serviced on Thursday 13 April 2017: Read more >
12 April 2017

GO GEORGE SERVICE STILL SUSPENDED TODAY - 12 APRIL 2017

NEWS FLASH: 12 APRIL 2017 GO GEORGE SERVICE STILL SUSPENDED TODAY Read more >
11 April 2017

GO GEORGE SERVICE COMPROMISED BY DRIVERS STRIKE

GO GEORGE regrets to inform passengers that GO GEORGE services will be compromised as from Tuesday 11 April 2017 at 24:00 until further notice. Read more >
11 April 2017

Community input on Draft IDP and Budget awaited

Financial Year 2017/2018 The new municipal financial year is from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018. The draft budget, draft budget related policies, and draft tariffs are available for perusal at the Municipal offices and Libraries. Read more >
05 April 2017

Community invited to comment on Draft IDP and Budget

The Council of George Local Municipality invites all members of the community to comment or submit inputs in writing regarding the information pertaining to the Draft IDP and Budget before or on 8 May 2017. Read more >
23 March 2017

Librarians and Museum staff attends Storytelling training

George Librarians and Museum staff with members of Clowns without Borders South Africa attended a workshop of Clowns without Borders South Africa. Read more >
23 March 2017

NEW BUS STOPS CONVENIENT AND SAFER

GO GEORGE service between Rosemoor and the Garden Route Mall to the new road behind Eden Meander have bus stop closer to their places of work Read more >
23 March 2017

Earth Hour 2017 Campaign

Alderman Melvin Naik, Executive Mayor of George would like to invite the public of George to support the global Earth Hour 2017 campaign on Saturday, 25 March 2017. Read more >
10 March 2017

Electricity supply interrupted on portion on the Saasveld line

NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on THURSDAY 16 MARCH 2017 FROM 08:30 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains. Read more >
16 February 2017

Ontec service provider

George Municipality has awarded a company called Ontec Systems (Pty) Ltd the tender to manage the prepayment electricity meter environment in George and work as an extension of several of the municipality’s departments. Read more >
15 February 2017

Supplier Registration Campaign

Important to note that if you are NOT registered on the Central Supplier Database (CSD), George Municipality will NOT be able to request quotations from your company. Please read inside for more details of where and when suppliers can be assisted Read more >
07 February 2017

Notice: No sales of prepaid electricity for seven hours during night

Scheduled maintenance on the Ontec system that will affect the vending of prepaid electricity. From 23:00, Wednesday 8th February 2017 to 06:00, Thursday 9th February 2017 no sales of prepaid electricity will be possible. Read more >
07 February 2017

Old Car Show Road Closures

Follow the link to see the road closures for the Old Car Show. Read more >
31 January 2017

Public participation for the proposed Integrated Zoning Scheme By-Law

The commencement of the public participation for the proposed Integrated Zoning Scheme By-Law for the George Municipal area was advertised in the local press on 2nd and 9th February 2017. Read more >
31 January 2017

Ward Committee Establishment - who qualifies?

George Municipality will start with the process of establishing Ward Committees from 13 February 2017 in all of the 27 wards (see schedule below). In order for any member of the community to qualify as a member of a ward committee read details below Read more >
26 January 2017

GO GEORGE champions

An enthusiastic team of 30 champions have been deployed to inform and assist GO GEORGE passengers during the latest series of route refinements. These champions are part of a special mayoral project to create temporary job opportunities. Read more >
25 January 2017

Conville library closed until 25 March 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CONVILLE LIBRARY'S CLOSURE IS EXTENDED UNTIL 25 MARCH DUE TO UPGRADING AND RENOVATIONS. WE REQUEST THAT YOU PLEASE MAKE USE OF THE OTHER LIBRARIES WITHIN THE GEORGE MUNICIPAL AREA. Read more >
18 January 2017

​Water Situation in Thembalethu

There was a pipe burst on one of the main lines feeding Thembalethu yesterday late. The position of the burst is in the culvert under the N2 and it is therefore in a very difficult position to work on. Areas in Thembalethu will be affected. Read more >
16 January 2017

OCC 2017

The City of George will again host the OCC 2017, which is endorsed by the South African Sports Association for the Physically Disabled (SASAPD), South African Sports Confederation (SASCOC) and Disability Sports South Africa (DISSA). Read more >
23 December 2016

George Lights Festival a great success

The Executive Mayor of George, Aldm Melvin Naik, switched on the Christmas Lights in Unity Park at 20:00 exactly on Saturday with crowds of Georgians and visitors applauding and cheering. Read more >
23 December 2016

George Municipality Long Service Awards 2016

George Municipality honoured its long serving employees at an annual grand dinner held in the George Civic Centre. Read more >
23 December 2016

Vintage Air Rally

The Vintage Air Rally undertaken by 12 bi-planes (e.g. Tiger Moth, Travel Air 4000, Boeing Stearman) manufactured by the end of 1949 accompanied by 10 support aircraft ended in Stellenbosch on Friday 16 December Read more >
21 December 2016

Procedures during eNaTIS transition period

Western Cape motorists are advised that renewal notices for motor vehicle licences will not be sent via the South African Post Office while the National Department of Transport (NDOT) is in process of transferring the eNATIS. Read more >
13 December 2016

FICA regulations in operation at George Municipality

George Municipality would like to confirm that the verification of personal and address particulars in terms of Reguluation 32A of the National Road Traffic Regulations, 2000 (FICA) is in operation at the organisation. Read more >
08 December 2016

Municipality Closed

The public is advised that folllowing a Council decision, the George Municipal offices will close from 16h30 on Friday 23rd December and reopen on Tuesday 3rd January at 07h45. Read more >
08 December 2016

Feather Awards 2016

The ACSA Feather Awards took place at Monets Restaurant, Fancourt in George Read more >
02 December 2016

Notice of interruption of electricity in Buffelsfontein - Hansmoeskraal

BUFFELSFONTEIN - HANSMOESKRAAL NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on TUESDAY, 06 DECEMBER 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains. Read more >
02 December 2016

Notice of interruption of electricity in Parkdene

NOTIFICATION OF THE INTERRUPTION OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY. THE FOLLOWING AREAS WILL BE AFFECTED: FISKAAL, KLOOF, ROTARY, HERCULES, PARISH, APPOLLO, BALLOTS STREETS, JUPITER LANE, VENUS LANE, CIRCULAR DRIVE Read more >
30 November 2016

Year-end functions - see service delivery arrangements

The following George Municipal directorates will be holding their Year-End Functions on the following dates: Please take note and plan accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Read more >
30 November 2016

Executive Mayor's Festive Message

As Mayor of George it is an honour to greet our citizens and welcome our visitors to the most beautiful part of SA. Read more >
29 November 2016

GO GEORGE Bus Routes during Lights Festival

GO GEORGE will be making certain adjustments to routes to accommodate the annual George Lights Festival this coming Saturday, 3 December 2016. Read more >
29 November 2016

George Lights Festival promises great entertainment

It is that time of year again when George will be a hive of activity with Georgians and visitors alike sharing in the festive mood of the George Lights Festival. Read more >
28 November 2016

George Municipal directorates will be holding their Year-End Functions

The following George Municipal directorates will be holding their Year-End Functions on the following dates: Please take note and plan accordingly. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Read more >
25 November 2016

George Library closed for few hours on Monday, 28th November

George Library will be closed on Monday, 28 November from 11:00 until 14:00 for staff training. Read more >
25 November 2016

Cabinet Statement: Implementation of key government programmes

Please find the Cabinet Statement with feedback on the implementation of key government programmes Read more >
23 November 2016

George Municipality White Ribbon march

George Municipality will have a 16 Days of Activism White Ribbon March on Friday, 25 November starting from Unity Park at 09:00 to the George Civic Centre. Read more >
23 November 2016

George Lights Festival 2016

It is that time of year again when George will be a hive of activity with Georgians and visitors alike sharing in the festive mood of the George Lights Festival. Read more >
23 November 2016

Deadline for registering – Ward Committee Establishment

George Municipality is committed to the principal of participatory democracy and as such is actively promoting the establishment of participative Ward Committees in each of the 27 wards. Read more >
21 November 2016

GO GEORGE expands Rosemoor and Loerie Park routes

A last batch of route refinements for the year is being implemented by GO GEORGE on Sunday, 20 November 2016. More and faster routes will be added to the Rosemoor service, while the Loerie Park route will be expanded to the Garden Route Mall. Read more >
16 November 2016

First Staff Wellness Initiative for George Municipality

The Executive Mayor of George, Melvin Naik has initiated a first ever full day wellness and empowerment initiative for municipal staff and councillors which has been scheduled for Friday 18th November. Read more >
15 November 2016

Refuse collection dates with regards to Public Holidays

Refuse collection dates with regards to Public Holidays Read more >
15 November 2016

Go George Fine-Tunes CBD Route Refinements

The widely publicised refinement of the Pacaltsdorp bus routes coming into town was implemented on Sunday, 6 November 2016. Read more >
14 November 2016

Tweede fase van die Volhoubare Kostuinprojek uitgerol

George Munisipaliteit het die tweede fase van die volhoubare kostuinprojek in George begin deur meer wyke betrokke te maak by die projek. Read more >
14 November 2016

First Staff Wellness Initiative for George Municipality

The Executive Mayor of George, Melvin Naik has initiated a first ever full day wellness and empowerment initiative for municipal staff and councillors which has been scheduled for Friday 18th November. Read more >
09 November 2016

GO GEORGE driver wins yet again

For GO GEORGE driver Gerrit Saayman (44), driving a bus is second nature, and apparently, coming out tops in competitions, too. This friendly bus driver has won the bus driver’s category of the Southern Cape Driver of the Year (DOTY) competition. Read more >
09 November 2016

George Driver of the Year 2016

The youngest participant o f the George Driver of the Year competition held on Saturday at the Eden Meander Centre, Mr Roelf Leen walked off with the Overall winner title out of a total of 47 participants. Read more >
08 November 2016

Nelson Mandela Boulevard Bridge upgraded

Upgrading of the bridge crossing Hope Street in Nelson Mandela Boulevard was finished at a cost of R1.2 million. Read more >
08 November 2016

First Staff Wellness Initiative for George Municipality

The Executive Mayor of George, Melvin Naik has initiated a first ever full day wellness and empowerment initiative for municipal staff and councillors which has been scheduled for Friday 18th November. Read more >
08 November 2016

National Children’s Day celebrated in Rosemoor

Social Services Unit went all out on Saturday 5th November to celebrate National Children’s Day. Read more >
08 November 2016

GO GEORGE welcomes new ticket vendors

GO GEORGE is welcoming a huge number of new vendors to the existing businesses and home shops selling their bus tickets. Read more >
08 November 2016

Donasie aan Zamuxolo crèche

Die voormalige raadslid van wyk 11, Rdl Nontsikelo Kamte en die Wykskomitee van Wyk 11 het vir die boekjaar 2015/16 R50 000 aan Zamuxolo crèche in Thembalethu beskikbaargemaak as deel van die R100 000 Wyksgebaseerde Projekte Read more >
03 November 2016

Khomanani Day “Mayoral Bucket of Love”

The Community Development HIV subsection celebrated the Khomanani Day by hosting a wellness programme, which included a motivational speech by the Executive Mayor Ald Melvin Naik. Read more >
03 November 2016

Skolierpatrollie kompetisie gehou in George

George Verkeersdienste het Vrydag ‘n skolierpatrollie kompetisie gehou vir laerskole in George.Dellville Park Primêr het as wenners van die kompetisie weggestap. Read more >
03 November 2016

Pampering Sessions for the Elderly

As part of Social Development Month in October, the Community Development Gender and Disability Subsection, at George Municipality had pampering sessions for the elderly at Elderly Clubs in George Read more >
03 November 2016

New structures build in Geelhoutboom

George Municipality in conjunction with the Department of Human Settlements made it possible for 29 families to move into new temporary structures after the Minister of Human Settlements visited the area of Geelhoutboom. Read more >
03 November 2016

Mayor opens new ablution facility in George CBD

The Executive Mayor of George, Ald Melvin Naik and the Executive Deputy Mayor of George, Cllr Gerrit Pretorius with officials officially opened the new public toilet facility at the back of Shoprite in the CBD. Read more >
01 November 2016

GO GEORGE BUSES TO THEMBALETHU ON 11 DECEMBER

“It gives me great joy to announce today, that the GO GEORGE bus service will roll out to our residents in Thembalethu on Sunday, 11 December 2016!” This announcement by George Executive Mayor, Ald Melvin Naik - media briefing - George Transport Hub Read more >
25 October 2016

BUS ROUTES EXPANDED AROUND CITY CENTRE

GO GEORGE has announced the implementation of some service refinements that will not only benefit passengers, but businesses in and around the central business district (CBD) of George too. Read more >
25 October 2016

BUSROETES RONDOM MIDDEDORP UITGEBREI

GO GEORGE het ‘n reeks roeteverfynings wat nie net passasiers nie, maar sakeondernemings in en rondom die middedorp ook sal baat, aangekondig. Read more >
21 October 2016

GEORGIE SURPRISES KIDS AT LEGACY CENTRE

With October being both national transport month and the month of mental health awareness, a visit from the GO GEORGE mascot, Georgie, to the happy youngsters with different kinds of challenges at Legacy Centre in Denneoord, was inevitable. Read more >
21 October 2016

2016 Mayoral Matric Message

As Executive Mayor of George it is a great honour to greet and address every Grade 12 learner in the Southern Cape. I offer the class of 2016 congratulations for reaching this milestone.I wish you the best of luck and success for the examinations. Read more >
19 October 2016

IDP 2016 - Updated Meeting Schedule

IDP 2016 - Updated Meeting Schedule Read more >
19 October 2016

2016 Mayoral Lekgotla

The 2016 Mayoral Lekgotla held on Friday 6th and 7th October not only allowed the new Mayoral-in-Committee members and senior administrative staff the opportunity to strategise on the way forward for George Municipality. Read more >
19 October 2016

Registration to Ward Committee database extended to 30 November 2016

Registration to Ward Committee database extended to 30 November 2016 Read more >
19 October 2016

Ward Committees Establishment: Second phase

Ward Committees Establishment: Second phase meetings Read more >
14 October 2016

George Mossel Bay Wall Map

The George Mossel Bay Wall Map is a detailed street map of the George and Mossel Bay areas. Read more >
14 October 2016

INFORMATION SESSIONS: ESTABLISHMENT OF WARD COMMITTEES IN THE GEORGE MUNICIPAL AREA: Phase 2

INFORMATION SESSIONS: ESTABLISHMENT OF WARD COMMITTEES IN THE GEORGE MUNICIPAL AREA: Phase two Read more >
13 October 2016

TRANSPORT & PUBLIC WORKS TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES

The Western Cape Government – Department of Transport & Public Works is inviting suitably qualified applicants residing within the Eden region and municipality areas to apply for Learnership Training opportunities in the Construction Industry. Read more >
12 October 2016

MINISTER MADIKIZELA APPOINTS A NEW CHAIRPERSON FOR TRIBUNAL

The Minister for Human Settlements in the Western Cape, Bonginkosi Madikizela has appointed a new Chairperson, Mr Thomas Cloete, for the Western Cape Rental Housing Tribunal. Read more >
12 October 2016

Inaugural George Heritage Festival a success

The inaugural George Heritage Festival has been determined a positive success by organisers and the George Municipality. Read more >
11 October 2016

Liquor and Gambling Amendment Bill Fact Sheet

Liquor and Gambling Amendment Bill Fact Sheet Read more >
11 October 2016

FIRST PERMANENT BUS SHELTER COMPLETED

The first permanent bus shelter for the GO GEORGE bus service was completed at the staff entrance to the George Hospital last week. This is the first in a first batch of 30 shelters to be erected in the coming weeks. Read more >
11 October 2016

Passengers rejoice about new ticket arrangement

GO GEORGE recently announced a change to the ticketing system of the bus service, enabling passengers to travel in any direction for one hour, with one ticket, including all transfers on their journey. Read more >
10 October 2016

Hawelose persone aangemoedig om te lees

Die Gemeenskapsontwikkelingafdeling van die George Munisipaliteit het 250 boeke aan George Nagskuiling geskenk om `n kultuur van lees onder die inwoners van George te bevorder. Read more >
10 October 2016

Export Awareness Seminar

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in collaboration with Wesgro & George Local Municipality, held an Export Seminar Workshop op Thursday, 29 September. Read more >
07 October 2016

George Municipality scoops Govan Mbeki Awards

George Municipality won four awards in the the Provincial Govan Mbeki Awards at the annual event in Cape Town that celebrates excellence in every form of the human settlements delivery chain. Read more >
06 October 2016

George Municipality and Cape Craft and Design workshop

The Cape Craft and Design Institute (CCDI) in collaboration with George Municipality will have a networking event – highlighting the added benefits for craft producers and entrepreneurs to joining the institute. Read more >
06 October 2016

IDP 2016 – New Five Year Plan to be put in place

The George Municipality will next week embark on a process to determine the developmental needs and priorities in the 27 wards of George. See article in 3 languages of the province. Read more >
06 October 2016

IDP 2016 – New Five Year Plan to be put in place (meeting schedule)

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION MEETINGS IN RESPECT OF THE NEW FIVE-YEAR IDP (2017-2022) 11 OCTOBER 2016 – 16 NOVEMBER 2016 GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WANTS TO MAKE THE COMMUNITY PART OF OUR FUTURE STRATEGIC PLANNING. JOIN US IN YOUR WARD FOR AN IDP MEETING. Read more >
05 October 2016

GOP 2016 – Nuwe Vyfjaar plan

Die George Munisipaliteit sal volgende week met 'n proses begin om die ontwikkelingsbehoeftes en prioriteite in die 27 wyke van George te bepaal. Read more >
05 October 2016

I-IDP yama-2016 - Isicwangciso esitsha seminyaka emihlanu kumele simiselwe

uMasipala waseGeorge uya kuqalisa ngenkqubo yokumisa izidingo zophuhliso kunye nezinto ezinelungelo eliphambili kwiiwadi ezingama-27 zaseGeorge kwiveki ezayo. Read more >
05 October 2016

IDP 2016 – New Five Year Plan to be put in place

The George Municipality will next week embark on a process to determine the developmental needs and priorities in the 27 wards of George. Read more >
04 October 2016

Councillor Du Preez passed away

George Municipality announces with regret the untimely passing of Councillor Du Preez, Ward Councillor for Ward 25. Read more >
04 October 2016

Councillor Xesi passed away

George Municipality George Municipality announces with regret the untimely passing of Councillor Xesi, Ward Councillor for Ward 11. Read more >
03 October 2016

Official Statement: Unauthorized and Irregular Expenditure

The article as placed in Die Burger on 28 September titled “Wes-Kaapse Munisipaliteite R604 miljoen se uitgawes was ongemagtig” refers.The Chief Financial Officer for George Muncipality would like to respond to the report. Read more >
30 September 2016

Establishment of Ward Committees

George Municipality will start this week with information sessions to inform communities on the establishment and composition of Ward Committees. Read more >
29 September 2016

Avokadopeerbome geplant voor George Burgersentrum

George Munisipaliteit ondersteun die beginsel van die Wes-Kaapse Sinode van die NG kerk met die plant van avokadopeerbome regoor George. Read more >
29 September 2016

Raadslid van Wyk 8 daag top 10 uit van Parkdene Senior Sekondêr

Rdl. David Willemse, Wyksraadslid vir Wyk 8 (Parkdene) en Portefeuljeraadslid vir Strategiese Dienste, het verlede week die top leerders van Parkdene Senior Sekondêre Skool op ‘n motiveringstoer by die George Munisipaliteit geneem. Read more >
29 September 2016

George Munisipaliteit se sportkodes maak reg vir Better Together Games

George Munisipaliteit neem op Vrydag, 30 September 2016 in Oudtshoorn aan die Better Together Games deel. Read more >
29 September 2016

Befondsing aan sportklubs in Touwsranten

Drie sportklubs, die Touwsranten Swallows netbalklub, die Wilderness United Netbalklub en die American Swallows Voetbalklub het elk R5000 ontvang van die George Stadsraad na ‘n besluit van die Wykskomitee van Wyk 4 om uit die R100 000 Projekte. Read more >
29 September 2016

Heritage Day is celebrated in Thembalethu

The Youth and Gender/Disability Sections at the Community Services Directorate celebrated Heritage Day on the 24th of September with different elderly clubs and young people at the Thembalethu Thusong Centre. Read more >
29 September 2016

Fotokompetisie vir skoolleerders

Die kompetisie is slegs vir skoolleerders van die volgende gebiede, Blanco, Pacaltsdorp,Thembalethu en Touwsranten. Die kompetisie word aangebied deur die genoemde gebiede se biblioteeke vanaf 1 Oktober tot 29 November 2016. Read more >
28 September 2016

7th Funda Mzantsi Championship set to take place in George

The 7th Funda Mzantsi championship is set to take place under the theme “Developing Creative Minds” from 03 to 05 October 2016 at the Eden Church and Imizamo Yethu High School in George, Western Cape. Read more >
28 September 2016

Access to George Library and Museum will be restricted

Access to George Library and Museum will be restricted today due to roadworks taking place. Read more >
23 September 2016

INLIGTINGSESSIE: SAMESTELLING VAN WYKSKOMITEE: WYK 1

Wykskomitees speel ‘n belangrike rol in plaaslike regering, asook binne ‘n gemeenskap. ‘n Wykskomitee is daar om aandag te skenk aan kwessies binne die wyk asook om toe te sien dat daardie kwessies onder die munisipaliteit se aandag gebring word. Read more >
23 September 2016

INFORMATION SESSION: COMPOSITION OF WARD COMMITTEE: WARD 1

The community of ward 1 are hereby invited to an information session on the composition of the ward committee for ward 1 Read more >
23 September 2016

INLIGTINGSESSIE: SAMESTELLING VAN WYKSKOMITEE: WYK 6

Wykskomitees speel ‘n belangrike rol in plaaslike regering, asook binne ‘n gemeenskap. ‘n Wykskomitee is daar om aandag te skenk aan kwessies binne die wyk asook om toe te sien dat daardie kwessies onder die Munisipaliteit se aandag gebring word. Read more >
23 September 2016

George Heritage Festival 2016

The George Heritage Festival is an annual event hosted in George on the picturesque Garden Route of the Western Cape, South Africa. 1-8 October 2016 Read more >
22 September 2016

DATABASE: REGISTRATION OF LOCAL TALENT

The Local Economic Development Department (LED) of George Municipality herewith invites all local interest people, groups and organisations to register on a local database Read more >
22 September 2016

2016 Cross Country Championship – Mayoral Welcome

The Executive Mayor of George, Aldm Melvin Naik, held a mayoral function at the Olympia School of Skills in Pacaltsdorp on Friday 9 September to welcome the cross country management and athletes to the National Cross Country Championship Read more >
21 September 2016

Export Awareness Seminar

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in collaboration with WESGRO & George Local Municipality, cordially invites you to an Export Seminar Workshop. Export ready, current and prospective exporters are encouraged to attend. Read more >
20 September 2016

SPORT CONFERENCE GEORGE

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, George Municipality, Eden Sport Council and NMMU would like to invite you to participate in the 3rd Provincial Conference on Sport to be held at the university's George Campus. Read more >
13 September 2016

George SA Protea Skopboksers terug van Ierland

George lede van die Suid-Afrikaanse Protea skopboksspan het verlede week op George Lughawe geland nadat hulle aan die Wako Junior Wêreldkampioenskap in Dublin, Ierland deelgeneem het. Read more >
12 September 2016

Hawelose persone – Van die straat tot in diens van die George Munisipaliteit

George Munisipaliteit is te midde van ‘n ware verhaal van ‘vodde na rykdom’, waar vier mense wat voorheen haweloos was en met uiteenlopende maatskaplike probleme gesukkel het, tans werksaam is by maatskaplike ontwikkeling en kan nou herberg bekostig Read more >
12 September 2016

Partytjie vir versorger van 100-jarige

Muriël de Villiers (58), ‘n vrou wat ‘n 100-jarige tante versorg is verlede week by die George Munisipaliteit verras met ‘n verjaarsdagpartytjie wat deur die minister van menslike nedersettings, mnr. Bonginkosi Madikizela gereël is. Read more >
12 September 2016

Gemeenskapsontwikkeling afdeling hou glansaand vir hawelose dames

Die Gemeenskapsontwikkelingafdeling by George Munisipaliteit het verlede week ‘n glansaand vir hawelose dames gehou ter viering van Vrouemaand. Read more >
09 September 2016

Registration form: IDP & Budget Representative Forum

Registration form: IDP & Budget Representative Forum can be found at http://www.george.org.za/resource-category/application-forms Read more >
09 September 2016

Mayor and MM at Business Chamber Gala

The Executive Mayor of George, Aldm Melvin Naik, and Mr Trevor Botha, Municipal Manager of George Municipality attended the George Business Chamber Gala Dinner on Friday 2nd September 2016. Read more >
08 September 2016

Update: GO GEORGE service still heavily compromised

GO GEORGE service still heavily compromised due to illegal strike og George Link bus drivers Read more >
08 September 2016

Update: GO GEORGE illegal strike

George Link, the vehicle operating company is currently in discussion with the union to resolve the situation. GO GEORGE passengers will be informed about the outcome as soon as more information becomes available. Read more >
08 September 2016

GO GEORGE compromised due to strike

GO GEORGE services are severely compromised due to an alleged unplanned and illegal bus driver strike on 8 September 2016. Read more >
07 September 2016

Export Awareness Seminar

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), in collaboration with WESGRO & George Local Municipality, cordially invites you to an Export Seminar Workshop. The seminar is free of charge. Read more >
04 September 2016

Power on at Eden Meander and surrounds again

The power at Eden Meander and surrounds is on again. Power was relayed from another power box while repairs are being done. From Meander’s side they are trying to switch on. Read more >
04 September 2016

High Voltage unit exploded Eden Meander and surrounds without power

A high voltage unit near the Eden Meander Lifestyle Centre exploded last night Eden Meander Lifestyle Centre and other buildings are without electricity. Repair work can take up to two days. We apologize for any inconvenience. Read more >
31 August 2016

Water problem in Blanco and surrounds resolved

The water problem that affected Blanco , Heather , Heather Park and Glen Barrie is resolved. Read more >
31 August 2016

Repairs still continuing on water line - Blanco and surrounds

Repairs still continuing on the 450 main water line affecting Blanco, Glen Barrie, Heatherlands and Heather Park areas. Read more >
30 August 2016

Update: Water pressure issues in Blanco and surrounds

Important Update: Water pressure issues and in some cases no water being experienced in Blanco / Glen Barrie / Heatherlands. The area where the problem is experienced is very inaccessible and it is not clear how long it will take to fix the problem. Read more >
30 August 2016

Update on Water in Blanco and surrounding areas

A main water line has burst behind Hawthorndene area. Blanco currently has no water. Water will be redirected to allow Blanco some feed. This will however impact on the pressure in Heatherlands, Heather Park and Glen Barrie. Read more >
30 August 2016

Water pressure problem in Blanco and surrounds

Important Update: Water pressure issues and in some cases no water being experienced in Blanco / Glen Barrie / Heatherlands. Civil Services is aware of the issue and trying to find the fault. George Municipality apologizes for the inconvenience. Read more >
26 August 2016

Outeniqua Pass reopened

George Traffic Services confirm that following the clearup of diesel spillage and accident debry, both lanes of the Outeniqua Pass have reopened at 14h00 on Friday 26th August 2016. Read more >
24 August 2016

George Municipality spoiled elderly women for Women’s Month

George Municipality’s Community Development section spoiled 170 women from eight different elderly service centres as part of Women’s Month. The event was held in the George Civic Centre and a warm dinner was served to the ladies. Read more >
22 August 2016

George Heritage Festival Roadshows

The George Heritage Festival invites all to participate in the celebration of our culture and the diversity of our beliefs and traditions. Events will be hosted in George from 1 – 8 October 2016. Roadshows will follow in your area with more info. Read more >
19 August 2016

2016 Govan Mbeki Award Nomination

Following a Western Cape and overall National win in 2014 for the Best Informal Settlement Upgraded Project, the George Municipality Directorate for Human Settlements, Land Affairs and Planning has once again been nominated Read more >
16 August 2016

Interruption of electricity portion of farms on the R404

PORTION OF BRICK FIELD RING LINE NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on THURSDAY 18 AUGUST 2016 FROM 08:30 TO 18:00 Read more >
12 August 2016

INAUGURAL COUNCIL MEETING: 18 AUGUST 2016

Notice is hereby given in terms of Section 29 of the Local Government Act: Municipal Systems, 2000 (Act 32 of 2000) that the Inaugural Council Meeting will be held in the Main Hall, Civic Centre, York Street,George on 18 August 2016 at 12:00 Read more >
11 August 2016

Update: Fire currently on North East side of George

Fires under control - motorists asked to be cautious because of thick smoke Read more >
11 August 2016

Interruption of electricity in PORTION OF THEMBALETHU ZONE 7 (34TH STREET)

PORTION OF THEMBALETHU ZONE 7 (34TH STREET) NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on FRIDAY 12 AUGUST 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 12:00 Read more >
11 August 2016

Eskom obtains order interdicting employees from embarking on unlawful strike action

The Labour Court yesterday granted Eskom an interdict against the strike action by members of the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). This effectively means that the strike action is illegal and unprotected. Read more >
10 August 2016

First Control Burn Planned for 11th of August

George Fire Brigade has confirmed that controlled fires on the east side of the mountain at the Garden Route Dam will take place tomorrow on the 11th of August. Read more >
04 August 2016

George Music Society receives funding

Councillor Lionel Esau, Ward Councillor for Ward 5 today handed over funding to the George Music Society, as a part of Ward 5’s R100 000 Project, as decided by the Ward Committee. Read more >
04 August 2016

TRANSNET-PHELOPHEPA HEALTHCARE TRAIN

The Transnet-Phelophepa Healthcare Train brings health and hope to thousands of rural South Africans in need of access to health-care facilities. The Transnet-Phelophepa Healthcare Train – the world’s first primary healthcare hospital on wheels. Read more >
22 July 2016

Wyk 22 R100 000 befondsing aangewend

Rdh. Philip de Swardt, Hoofsweep van George Stadsraad en Wyksraadslid van Wyk 22 en die Wykskomitee het besluit om deel van hul R100 000 Wyksgebaseerde Projekte aan te wend vir spesifieke projekte in die Wyk. Read more >
22 July 2016

George Munisipale Tuine – beste tuine aangewys

George-Munisipaliteit het onlangs ‘n kostuinkompetisie aangebied en twee wenners is uit elke deelnemende wyk aangewys. Read more >
22 July 2016

Tjek van George Munisipaliteit aan Tuiniqua

Wyk 22 gee tjek van R25 000 aan die Tuiniqua Dienssentrum oorhandig vir veiligheidsopgradering van die sentrum. Read more >
22 July 2016

Funding for Winnie Madikizela Service Centre for the Elderly and Bangalo Football Club

Cllr Busisiwe Salmani, Ward Councillor of Ward 13 and the Ward Committee decided to use part of the R100 000 Ward Project funding for the elderly and a sport club in the ward. Read more >
22 July 2016

Befondsing vir Tyholora en sportklubs in Thembalethu

Die Wykskomitee van Wyk 9 (Zone 4) onder leiding van Rdl Tobeka Teyisi, het as deel van hul wyk se R100 000 Projekte besluit om befondsing beskikbaar te maak vir sportontwikkeling (sokker en rugby) in die wyk Read more >
22 July 2016

Tjek aan George Munisipaliteit ten bate van Sportfasiliteite

Die Minister van Kultuursake en Sport, Me Anroux Marais, het op 5 Julie 2016 ‘n tjek aan mnr. Trevor Botha, Munisipale Bestuurder van George Munisipaliteit, oorhandig vir die bou of opgradering van sportfasiliteite, in die besonder netbalbane. Read more >
22 July 2016

Coding at George Library helps learners in profound way

During the school holidays the George Library had a workshop for students on coding by Nicolette Bailey, a Georgian, who has a background in computer software. Read more >
22 July 2016

Chess tables to George Library

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Honourable Anroux Marais donated six chess tables to the George Library. She visited the library to do an official handover to the Executive Mayor of George. Read more >
22 July 2016

Befondsing vir Wyk 17 (Conville/Rosemoor)

Rdl. Daniel Maritz, Onderburgemeester van George Stadsraad en Wyksraadslid van Wyk 17 (Conville/Rosemoor) het verlede week tesame met die Wyk 17 Wykskomitee, donasies aan verskeie organisasies in sy wyk oorhandig as deel van die R100 000 projekte. Read more >
21 July 2016

Schedule Power Outage 27 July

NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted in a portion of Thembalethu Zone 7 on WEDNESDAY 27 JULY 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains. Read more >
20 July 2016

George Fire Brigade Dedicated line in full use again

George Municipal Dedicated Fire Brigade Line 044 8016311 is back in use again Read more >
20 July 2016

Emergency number changed until further notice

All emergency calls for George Municipality must go to 044 805 5071 until further notice. Read more >
19 July 2016

George Municipality employees welcome back Kickboxers

Family and friends who work at George Municipality last week welcomed Zanique Pieterse and Curtley Da Silva back from Florida with great enthusiasm. Read more >
19 July 2016

Phelophepa Health Care train bridges health care divide in South Africa

Four out of five South Africans depend on - public health care system yet access to health services remains a challenge. A project that helps alleviate the problem is called the Phelophepa Health Care Train and it's coming to George. Read more >
19 July 2016

Interruption of electricity Die Rus, Blanco

Notice is hereby given that electricity supply will be interrupted in a Die Rus, Blanco on Wednesday, 20 July 2016 from 09:00 tot 16:00 for the purpose of doing alterations. Read more >
18 July 2016

Urgent Public Notice

A request by the George Taxi Industry to convene a protest march on Tuesday 19th July has been turned down by the George Municipality. Read more >
07 July 2016

Onderburgemeester gee skenkings in sy Wyk

Rdl. Daniel Maritz, Onderburgemeester van George Stadsraad en Wyksraadslid van Wyk 17 (Conville/Rosemoor) het verlede week tesame met die Wyk 17 Wykskomitee, donasies aan verskeie organisasies in sy wyk oorhandig as deel van die R100 000 wyksprojekte Read more >
07 July 2016

GO GEORGE MASCOT NEEDS A NAME

The GO GEORGE family is delighted to announce the birth of a two-legged baby with huge eyes and a friendly smile. Everybody at headquarters has been looking forward to the arrival of the GO GEORGE mascot who will in future help market the system. Read more >
07 July 2016

GO GEORGE VISITS ROSEMOOR HOME FOR THE AGED

On the edges of their chairs, residents of the Rosemoor Home for the Aged were listening to the lively presentation by Simphiwe Schaap, GO GEORGE Community Liaison Officer, explaining the basics and benefits of using the bus service during a visit. Read more >
07 July 2016

Career startups at George Municipality

The George Municipality currently has 21 interns that, as part of their studies, need to work in a suitable environment or to gain proper exposure in their career fields. Read more >
07 July 2016

Disability Sports day

George Gender and Disability Subsection and George Sports Office as well as the Youth Office last week Tuesday had a Sports Day for disabled youth from Carpe Diem and Olympia Schools. Read more >
07 July 2016

Implementation of Mini-Library Services for Visually Impaired Persons in George

George Library is happy to announce the implementation of a Mini-library Service for the Visually Impaired Person. All interested individuals are encouraged to visit George Library and to indicate to the library staff their reading needs and interest Read more >
07 July 2016

Doelgerigte wyksbesoeke

Ten einde dienslewering te verskerp het George Munisipaliteit besluit om doelgerigte besoeke aan wyke te bring om eerstehandse kennis te kry oor die omvang van klagtes uit die publiek. Read more >
05 July 2016

Matric Enrolment process of the George Community

The Youth Development Section at the George Municipality is assisting with recruitment for the Matric Enrolment process of the George Community Learning Centre and Department of Higher Education. The focus is on the public who wish to acquire matric. Read more >
05 July 2016

IMPACT OF SERVICE DELIVERY PROTEST MARCH ON GO GEORGE SERVICE

A municipal service delivery protest march from Thembalethu to the George Municipality on Wednesday, 6 July 2016 will impact the GO GEORGE bus service along Nelson Mandela Boulevard and York Street. Read more >
29 June 2016

Talent Explosion grand finale

Talent Explosion Grand finale on 2 July 2016 at Parkden Civic at 16:00 Read more >
28 June 2016

Interruption of electricity PORTION OFThembalethu Zone 7

PORTION OF THEMBALETHU ZONE 7 NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on TUESDAY 05 JULY 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 Read more >
24 June 2016

Lig vir Borcherds

Die Maori’s Rugbyklub sal nooit weer in die donker oefen nie, danksy Borcherds se Wyksraadslid, Rdh. Mercia Draghoender wat gereël het dat die George Munisipaliteit spreiligte reg rondom die veld langs Heidedal Primêr opgerig het. Read more >
24 June 2016

Donations for crèches in Ward 9

Cllr Tobeka Teyisi and the Ward Committee of Ward 9 (part of Thembalethu) decided to give donations to crèches in their Ward in Thembalethu to buy goods for the crèches. Read more >
24 June 2016

Donasies aan Pacaltsdorp United Cricket en Pacaltsdorp Kickboxing Klublede

Rdl. Clareen Remas, Wyksraadslid van Wyk 14 (Pacaltsdorp) oorhandig ‘n tjek aan mnr. Leroy Hector, President van Pacaltsdorp United Cricket. Remas het ook ‘n tjek aan Sensei Carl Brink van Pacaltsdorp Kickboxing Klub oorhandig. Read more >
24 June 2016

Mayoral Entrepreneurship prize handover

The Mayoral Entrepreneurship prize handover was done at an official ceremony in the George Banquet Hall last week. Read more >
24 June 2016

Onderburgemeester terug op die brug en gee skenkings in sy Wyk

Rdl. Daniel Maritz, Onderburgemeester van George en Wyksraadslid van Wyk 17 (Conville) het verlede week tesame met die Wyk 17 Wykskomitee, toerusting en donasies aan verskeie organisasies in sy wyk oorhandig as deel die Wyksgebaseerde Projekte. Read more >
24 June 2016

YORK STREET ROAD WORKS – ONE WEEK LEFT!

Rehabilitation of York Street, the section between the Union/Plattner Street and Nelson Mandela Boulevard intersection, should be completed by next Thursday, 30 June 2016. Read more >
20 June 2016

Government Employees Pension Fund

Get more information on the fund at the Thembalethu Thusong Centre from today until 23 June. Read more >
20 June 2016

Botaniese Tuine

Voltooi asseblief ons vraelys en gee u terugvoer voor die 29 Julie 2016 Read more >
15 June 2016

SOD-TURNING CEREMONY CELEBRATES CONSTRUCTION OF GEORGE TRANSPORT HUB

To celebrate the commencement of the construction of a new, modern passenger service centre for the GO GEORGE bus service this week, George Executive Mayor, Charles Standers, hosted a sod-turning ceremony at the construction site Read more >
15 June 2016

Denneoord Buurtwag kry toerusting

Rdl. Chris Neethling en die Wykskomitee van Denneoord (Wyk 2) het toerusting aan die Denneoord Buurtwag beskikbaar gemaak uit die R100 000 Wyksgebaseerde Projekte. Read more >
15 June 2016

Burgemeester steun Suid-Kaap kinderkoor

Die Suid-Kaap Kinderkoor hoofdogter, Rolandi Strydom en Suid-Kaap Musiekakademielid, Buyiswa Matiwane en Jan-Erik Swart, dirigent van die koor, ontvang Sondag ‘n eretoekenning vir elkeen van die koorlede van die Uitvoerende Burgemeester. Read more >
15 June 2016

Warm Hearts Winter Campaign in full swing

Georgians and Visitors are urged make use of the opportunity to make someone else’s heart beat warmer this winter by joining in on the Warm Hearts Campaign, initiated by Executive Mayor Charles Standers and Partners, and donate new or unused items. Read more >
13 June 2016

REFUSE REMOVAL TIMES FOR PUBLIC HOLIDAY

The refuse for the coming public holiday will be removed as follows: Thursday, 16 June will be removed on Friday, 17 June 2016 Read more >
10 June 2016

Information on annual payment of property rates

Owners who prefer to pay their property rates annually must please apply to accounts@george.org.za before 30 JUNE 2016. All other charges (water, electricity, sewerage, refuse, availability charges) will only be payable monthly. Read more >
10 June 2016

CREDIT CONTROL / INDIGENT ROAD SHOW (Xhosa)

The Credit Control Division requested and was granted permission to conduct a Roadshow in George and surrounding areas as from 13 June 2016 to 06 July 2016. Read more >
10 June 2016

CREDIT CONTROL / INDIGENT ROAD SHOW

The Credit Control Division requested and was granted permission to conduct a Roadshow in George and surrounding areas as from 13 June 2016 to 06 July 2016. Read more >
10 June 2016

CREDIT CONTROL / INDIGENT ROAD SHOW

CREDIT CONTROL / INDIGENT ROAD SHOW 13/06/2016 – 06/07/2016 Read more >
07 June 2016

Kragonderbreking in gedeelte van Uniondale

GEDEELTE VAN UNIONDALE (WITBERG STRAAT; HOEKPLAAS SLOT; RIOOLWERKE LYN) KENNISGEWING geskied hiermee dat die elektriese toevoer onderbreek sal word op DONDERDAG 09 JUNIE 2016 VANAF 09:00 TOT 16:00 Read more >
07 June 2016

George Libraries closed for 2 days

Due to major database upgrade of software application, Slims Version 4.10, by the Western Cape Departmental Libraries, all George Municipality Libraries will be closed for the full day with the exception of Avontuur and Noll on 13th and 14th June. Read more >
06 June 2016

YORK STREET ROAD WORKS STILL ONGOING

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF TEMPORARY GO GEORGE BUS STOP CLOSURES Read more >
06 June 2016

​GEYSER SWITCH-OFF TIMES CHANGE TO HIGH DEMAND SEASON AS FROM 01 JUNE 2016

George Municipality switches off geysers according to the Eskom tariff structure peak times Read more >
05 June 2016

Safe Houses

Aldm Charles Standers, Executive Mayor of George, recently decided to give assistance to five Safe Houses as well as to the Trauma centres situated at the various police stations in the George Municipal area. Read more >
05 June 2016

Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. This year 2016 theme was: ‘Nurses: A Force for Change’. Read more >
05 June 2016

Electrotechnical Directorate appoints new personnel

The George Municipality: Electrotechnical Directorate recently appointed new personnel and the Director, Portfolio Councillor for Electrotechnical Services and senior personnel had a meet and greet with them. Read more >
05 June 2016

Bergsig Buurtwag kry donasie vir operasionele kostes

​Rdl. Lionel Esau, Wyksraadslid van Wyk 5 en Rdl. Gert Niehaus, Wyksraadslid van Wyk 18 het tesame met hul wykskomitees besluit om uit die R100 000 Wyksgebaseerde Projekte ‘n donasie aan die Bergsig Buurtwag te gee vir operasionele kostes. Read more >
05 June 2016

George Municipality celebrates Africa Day

George Municipality personnel were in very jovial spirits for Africa Day (25 May). The Wellness Office requested staff to dress up in any African attire in the spirit of Africa Day. Read more >
31 May 2016

Electricity supply interrupted on Friday, 3 JUNE 2016

PORTION OF Loerie park; Eden; Bo-dorp; Garden Route Mall; Eden Meander; Kraaibosch; Blue Mountain; Saasveld; Lavalia; Protea Park; Rosemoor; Victoria Bay; Bergsig; Eastern Extension;Twee Rivieren will be affected. Read more >
27 May 2016

GO GEORGE ASKS FOR COMMUNITY SUPPORT TO CURB VANDALISM

Repeated vandalising of GO GEORGE infrastructure in some of the communities that already enjoy the benefits of the city’s public bus service, has reached a point where the municipality is at its wit’s end and reluctant to keep doing repairs. Read more >
26 May 2016

YORK STREET ROAD REPAIRS

GO GEORGE BUSSTOP 712 (UNION A) CLOSED FOR ROAD REPAIRS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY Read more >
25 May 2016

Rehabilitation of York Street

Rehabilitation of York Street commenced on 24 May 2016, on the incoming lane between Skatelab/Mountview Resort Entrance and the Union/Plattner Street intersection. The intention is to have the rehabilitation of roadway completed by 03 June 2016. Read more >
24 May 2016

Credit Control Notice

Credit Control actions are applicable to all consumers.Such actions include restrictions of electricity purchases and are instituted from Monday – Thursday for a maximum value of R50. This is a once - off R50 token that may be purchased. Read more >
23 May 2016

Conville library closed until 25 March 2017

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CONVILLE LIBRARY'S CLOSURE IS EXTENDED UNTIL 25 MARCH DUE TO UPGRADING AND RENOVATIONS. WE REQUEST THAT YOU PLEASE MAKE USE OF THE OTHER LIBRARIES WITHIN THE GEORGE MUNICIPAL AREA. Read more >
23 May 2016

Kragonderbreking in gedeelte van Uniondale

GEDEELTE VAN UNIONDALE KENNISGEWING geskied hiermee dat die elektriese toevoer onderbreek sal word op WOENSDAG 25 MAY 2016 VANAF 09:00 TOT 16:00 met die doel om veranderings aan elektriese hoofleidings te maak. Read more >
20 May 2016

Notice: Electricity supply will be interrupted in PORTION OF MODDERIVIER

PORTION OF MODDERIVIER (BRICKFIELD RING LINE) NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on TUESDAY 24 MAY 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 Read more >
18 May 2016

FOUR GO GEORGE BUSES REPLACED

Four new GO GEORGE buses have arrived and will replace those torched during violent protest action in August last year. Read more >
16 May 2016

Speaker of George makes wheelie bins available to Ward 20

Speaker Mercia Draghoender, Ward Councillor of Ward 20 (Borcherds)last week rolled out phase 3 in providing the residents of Borcherds with wheelie bins. Read more >
16 May 2016

Wyk 22 skenk donasie aan tolhuis

Rdh. Philip de Swardt oorhandig ‘n donasie van R10 000 aan mev. Gerda Stols, voorsitter van die Vriende van die Tolhuis in die Montagu Pas in George. Read more >
13 May 2016

Electricity supply interrupted

PORTION OF ALBERT & NYWERHEID STREETS NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on SUNDAY 15 MAY 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 17:00 for the purpose of doing alterations to the electrical mains. Read more >
13 May 2016

Ward 19

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12 May 2016

Upgrading at Conville Library

The Conville Library is currently preparing to have much needed upgrading and extension work done. No books will be issued from the Conville Library to the public from today, 12 May 2016 until further notice. Read more >
11 May 2016

George Stadsraad wil Voëlklip beveilig

Die Uitvoerende Burgemeester van George, Rdh Charles Standers het vandag gedurende die Burgemeester-In Komitee vergadering sy innige simpatie betuig aan al die families en vriende van diegene wie hul lewens verloor het die laaste tyd by Voëlklip. Read more >
09 May 2016

HIV/Aids workshops held in Community

The George Municipality, Community Development, HIV section is currently conducting HIV/AIDS workshops in every ward in the George Municipal Area and would like to invite the Ward Committees and community members to attend the workshops. Read more >
09 May 2016

George Municipality annual Wellness Day

George Municipality held its annual Wellness Day last week to assist employees in health wellness, mental wellness and even financial wellness. Read more >
05 May 2016

Soccer and Netball kits to community

Cllr Busisiwe Salmani, Ward Councillor of Ward 13, Thembalethu and the Ward Committee heeded the need of the community and bought a soccer kit for the Bangalouws Soccer Club of Ward 13 and netball kit to Bangalouws Netball team. Read more >
05 May 2016

Dragon’s Den Winner Announced

The nailbiting conclusion to the successful 2016 George Municipal Dragon’s Den competition was announced on Friday 22nd April by Carli Bunding-Venter, LED Manager of the George Municipality. Read more >
05 May 2016

A blessed Mothers’ Day

As Executive Mayor and on behalf of the City Council of George, I wish all the mothers of our community a blessed Mothers’ Day. Your tenderness, mindfulness, caring and love form the glue that keeps our families and society together. Read more >
03 May 2016

Warm Hearts – Mayor’s Winter Campaign

The Executive Mayor of George, Aldm Charles Standers, launched the Warm Hearts Mayor’s Winter Campaign last week. “The wellbeing of the Citizens of George is of great concern to me and for this reason I decided to launch the Campaign. Read more >
03 May 2016

GO GEORGE-tariewe

Die GO GEORGE-kaartjieprys vorm deel van hierdie standaard openbare deelname-proses rakende munisipale tariefverhogings. GO GEORGE het ‘n ‘n tariefverhoging van 50c per kaartjie voorgestel, vir implementering vroeg in 2017. Read more >
25 April 2016

PACALTSDORP COMMUNITY REJOICES OVER MORE BUSES AND NEW ROUTE

The GO GEORGE route refinements that were implemented on 10 April 2016 on the Pacaltsdorp bus routes have been received with exclamations of joy and gratitude, according to feedback from passengers in that area. Read more >
25 April 2016

ACCIDENT INVOLVING GO GEORGE MINIBUS

George Municipality confirms that a GO GEORGE minibus was involved in an accident with a private vehicle last night. South African Police Services are investigating the incident. Read more >
25 April 2016

Changed dates for refuse removal

Changed dates for refuse removal: Wednesday, 27 April changes to Thursday, 28 April 2016 Monday, 2 May changes to Tuesday, 3 May 2016 Read more >
22 April 2016

Severe Weather Warning

Severe Weather Warning Service information issued for the Western Cape by SAWS. Read more >
21 April 2016

Thousands at Getaway Show

The recent Cape Getaway Show, the largest outdoor and adventure event in the Western Cape attracted over 19 000 visitors during the three-day run at the Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset, Cape Town held 1 – 3 April. Read more >
21 April 2016

WORLD TRAVEL MARKET 2016

George Tourism recently attended the third annual World Travel Market Africa exhibition which is hosted by City of Cape Town and is an event that puts the world’s spotlight on Africa promoting the continent to the world. Read more >
20 April 2016

Councillor passed away

The Executive Mayor of George Municipality, Alderman Charles Standers with great sadness yesterday announced the sudden passing of Councillor Sydney Mphumelelo Mekana. Read more >
20 April 2016

Grootmaat Vullishouers in buurte opgerig

George Munisipaliteit se Reinigingsafdeling het geen gras onder hul voete laat groei nie en verlede week Vrydag grootmaat vullishouers in buurte begin plaas om gemeenskappe bewus te maak oor die doel waarvoor die “skips” daar geplaas word Read more >
20 April 2016

Delegation of the Gauteng Legislature visits George Youth Café

George being one of the best run municipalities in the country with clean audits and accolades received the past few years caught the eye nationally and received a high ranking visit from the Gauteng Legislature last week. Read more >
20 April 2016

Lieflike Lelies kry komberse van Elektrotegniese Dienste

Personeel van die Direktoraat van Elektrotegniese Dienste, George Munisipaliteit samel sedert die instelling van die eerste Mandeladag, komberse in om vir hulpbehoewende mense te gee. Read more >
20 April 2016

GO GEORGE-SKEDULES OP VAKANSIEDAE

Met twee openbare vakansiedae voor die deur, is dit belangrik vir passasiers om kennis te neem van die busskedules wat gevolg sal word op 27 April en 2 Mei 2016. Read more >
15 April 2016

Attend HIV/AIDS workshops in your community

The George Municipality, Community Development, HIV Section is currently busy with HIV / AIDS workshops in the community and would like to invite the Ward Committees and community members to attend the workshop. Read more >
14 April 2016

Vat ál jou goed voor jy afklim, Ferreira!

Mense wat navraag doen, sal hul verlore besittings baie duidelik moet beskryf voordat dit oorhandig kan word om oneerlikheid uit te skakel. Skakel gerus 0800 044 044 daagliks tussen 06:00 en 21:00. Read more >
14 April 2016

George Heritage Festival

The Steering Committee unanimously decided on the George Heritage Festival (George Erfenis Fees) and that the festival will take place during the October school holidays. Read more >
12 April 2016

Donation for athletes taking part in the South African Baseball Union National Championship

Cllr Clareen Remas of ward 14 (Pacaltsdorp) and the Ward Committee handed a checque of R10 000 to Mr Donald Hough for the benefit of young athletes from Pacaltsdorp taking part in the South African Baseball Union National Championship. Read more >
11 April 2016

Aksie teenoor onwettige vullis storting

Die Uitvoerende Burgemeester van George, Charles Standers, het tydens die Maart Raadsvergadering aangekondig dat luidens die strategiese doelwit van die raad om George skoon, veilig en groen te hou, meer aksies geneem gaan word weens vullisstorting. Read more >
11 April 2016

Age is just a number!

The old adage of - you are only as old as you feel - was once again proven true on Saturday 2nd April at an event hosted by the Executive Mayor, Charles Standers held to honour Senior citizens of George. Read more >
08 April 2016

IDP April 2016

Join us in your ward for the second round of IDP/Budget Feedback roadshow meetings. Take ownership of the planning in your community and be informed. Read more >
07 April 2016

Creative Expression at George Youth Cafe

Artists are invited to free Creative expression sessions at the George Youth Cafe. Read more >
06 April 2016

GO GEORGE BUS ROUTE REFINEMENTS

Another series of route refinements to the GO GEORGE bus service, based on passenger feedback on the Pacaltsdorp routes, will be implemented on Sunday, 10 April 2016. Read more >
06 April 2016

Do something remarkable and donate blood!

Do something remarkable and donate blood! Venue: George Municipality, WPBTS Caravan Date: 07 April 2016 Time: 11:00 – 15:00 Read more >
05 April 2016

Support Amy – our very own Mrs South Africa Finalist!

The Executive Mayor of George, Charles Standers announced with pride that his office and George Municipality will act as host for our very own Mrs South Africa semi-finalist at her Vintage High Tea Fundraiser to be held on 17th April at NMMU campus. Read more >
05 April 2016

Burgemeester doen oproep vir optrede teen Vandalisme

Uitvoerende Burgemeester Charles Standers het Donderdag 31 Maart by 'n Raadsvergadering aangekondig dat George Munisipaliteit nie meer vandalisme teen munisipale bates en veral vandalisme in begraafplase sal duld nie. Read more >
05 April 2016

Skrummasjien aan Maori’s Rugbyklub in Borcherds

Rdh. Mercia Draghoender, Speaker van die George Stadsraad en Wyksraadslid van Wyk 20 (Borcherds) en die Wykskomitee het ‘n skrummasjien aan die Maori’s Rugby Voetbalklub geskenk. Read more >
05 April 2016

WELCOME GO GEORGE BUS ROUTE REFINEMENTS FOR PACALTSDORP

Another series of route refinements to the GO GEORGE bus service, based on passenger feedback on the Pacaltsdorp routes, will be implemented on Sunday, 10 April 2016. Read more >
31 March 2016

Taking parliament to the people

Taking parliament to the people Read more >
31 March 2016

Taking parliament to the people

Taking parliament to the people Read more >
31 March 2016

Taking parliament to the people

Taking parliament to the people Read more >
31 March 2016

IDP 2016

George City Council has approved the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Budget Time Schedule for public meetings to be held in various wards starting 12th April 2016. Read more >
30 March 2016

Splinternuwe Uniforms vir GO GEORGE Kliëntediensagente

GO GEORGE se kliëntediensagente spog met splinternuwe uniforms wat spesiaal vir hulle ontwerp is. Read more >
29 March 2016

Final Voter Registration 9-10 April

The final registration weekend will take place on 9 & 10 April 2016 when all voting stations will again be open rom 8:00 to 17:00. Read more >
29 March 2016

Vroue Bemagtigings Werksessie vir Hoogekraal

Vroue van Hoogekraal het verlede week aan die beurt gekom toe George Munisipaliteit se Plaaslike Ekonomiese Ontwikkelingskantoor ‘n Bemagtigingswerksessie vir vroue van die landelike gebied gehou het. Read more >
24 March 2016

Easter Message from the Executive Mayor of George

Easter Message from the Executive Mayor of George Read more >
24 March 2016

Celebrating Library Week

Library Week is a celebration of the diverse, seamless and rich intellectual and literacy heritage of South Africa. It is celebrated from 11 – 21 March. Read more >
24 March 2016

Southern Cape Sports Tours Tournament

George Municipality supports the annual Southern Cape Sports Tours Tournament that takes place in George over the Easter holidays and brings about 2 400 participants as well as, their coaches, parents, families and friends to George. Read more >
24 March 2016

George Municipality celebrates Water Week

The George Municipality with other stakeholders celebrated Water Week on 16 and 17 March with a door-to-door campaign and the cleaning up of Molen River in Thembalethu. Read more >
22 March 2016

Film industry momentum continues to build

On Friday, 11 March 2016, a second Film Industry workshop for all industry role players in the Garden Route was hosted in Knysna. Any persons interested in the Film Industry or wishing to participate in future events email carli@george.org.za Read more >
18 March 2016

Emergency outage tomorrow

George Municipality would like to advise that there will be an emergency outage tomorrow 19 March 2016 at 04:00 (4am). Read more >
17 March 2016

George Municipality steps up food security focus

George Municipality launched a new phase of its Food Security Project in the Conville Civic on Tuesday, 8 March. The Local Economic Development office will be executing the Project and will work with communities in 10 different wards. Read more >
17 March 2016

Parkdene Bejaardes se Sunshine Old Age Klub skop die jaar amptelik af

Rdh. Charles Standers, Wyksraadslid van Wyk 8 (Parkdene en Ballotsview) en die Wykskomitee het saam met die Bejaardes van die wyk Vrydag amptelik die Sunshine Old Age klub se werksaamhede vir die jaar begin. Read more >
16 March 2016

National Credit Regulator (NCR) in Thembalethu

The National Credit Regulator (NCR) will be at Thembalethu Community Hall to empower consumers to make informed decisions when entering credit agreements.The Imbizo is set to take place on Friday, 18 March 2016 from 08:00 to 16:00. Read more >
16 March 2016

Water Week celebrated

The National Water Week is an awareness campaign by the Department of Water Affairs. It serves as a powerful campaign mechanism re-iterating the value of water.The awareness week will take place from 17-23 March under the theme “Water is Life". Read more >
16 March 2016

Bemagtigingswerksessie vir vroue

George Munisipaliteit se Plaaslike Ekonomiese Ontwikkelingskantoor het verlede week ‘n Bemagtigingswerksessie gehou vir vroue van die landelike gebied, Geelhoutboom. Read more >
15 March 2016

Refuse removal times for upcoming holidays

Refuse Removal times for the upcoming holidays are listed inside. Read more >
15 March 2016

South African Library Week

South African library week was initiated in 2001 by Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA). It is a celebration of our country's intellectual and literacy heritage. The theme for 2016 11 – 21 March is "Lifelong learning". Read more >
14 March 2016

George Day of Prayer

George: Day of Prayer - 2 Chron. 7 v 14 Venue: Outeniqua Park Date: 20 March 2016 Pre-prayer gates open at 09:00 Official Program starts at 14:00 Free entry Read more >
11 March 2016

Power outage in Hibuscus Street, Kleinkrantz

Notice is given of interruption of electricity in Hibuscus Street, Kleinkrantz on Monday, 14 March from 09:00 to 16:00. Read more >
10 March 2016

MUNICIPAL STUDY TOUR TO LEARN ABOUT GO GEORGE

Sixteen delegates from four municipalities visited George for two days this week to learn more about the GO GEORGE public transport system, with the view of introducing public transport in their cities and towns. Read more >
10 March 2016

Educating our community on waste management

The George Municipality recently hosted its first Waste Management Workshop on 24 February 2016 in order to educate our community members and to encourage them in fighting unlawful dumping. Read more >
10 March 2016

GO GEORGE GAAN KLASKAMER TOE

GO GEORGE het pas ‘n opvoedkundige veldtog in skole geloods om die jonger geslag bekend te stel aan die busstelsel. Read more >
10 March 2016

George Municipality apologizes for unplanned outage

George Municipality apologizes for unplanned electrical outage in the Cradock /Meade Street area. Read more >
10 March 2016

Electricity Interruption on PORTION OF GWAING ROAD FARMS & HEROLDSBAY FARMS

PORTION OF GWAING ROAD FARMS & HEROLDSBAY FARMS NOTICE is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on MONDAY 14 MARCH 2016 FROM 09:00 TO 16:00 Read more >
09 March 2016

Interruption of electricity PORTION OF PIONEERWEG,Pacaltsdorp

Notification of the interruption of the electricity supply to a PORTION OF PIONEERWEG, Pacaltsdorp Industria. Notice is hereby given that the electricity supply will be interrupted on Friday 11th March from 14h00 - 16h00 Read more >
03 March 2016

GO GEORGE greets key role-player

The GO GEORGE team said goodbye to Bill Cameron, Director: Transport Network Development at the Department of Transport, at a joint meeting with national, provincial and local government in George last week. Read more >
03 March 2016

EKSTRA BUSSE VIR ROSEMOOR EN LOERIEPARK

GO GEORGE is besig met finale beplanning om oor die volgende paar weke ‘n reeks roeteverfynings te implementeer. Rosemoor en Loeriepark is eerste aan die beurt! Read more >
02 March 2016

All GO GEORGE services will resume at 14:30

All GO GEORGE services will resume at 14:30 or soon after that, after having been temporarily suspended this morning due to a taxi protest march. GO GEORGE thanks all passengers and all those affected for their patience. Read more >
02 March 2016

Voter Registration 5 and 6 March

Voter registration from 8am to 5pm on Saturday 5 March and Sunday 6 March at the voting station in the voting district where you ordinarily reside. Call 0800 11 8000 (7am to 9pm weekdays) or dial *120*432#. Read more >
01 March 2016

​MARCH COMPROMISES GO GEORGE SERVICE

The George Municipality regrets to inform our valued GO GEORGE customers that all public transport services on Wednesday morning, 02 March 2016 are suspended and services for the day will only commence at 14:00. Read more >
25 February 2016

Mayor supports Southern Cape Sports Tours Tournament

The Executive Mayor of George, Aldm Charles Standers supported the Southern Cape Sports Tours Tournament by donating R50 000 towards the event. Read more >
25 February 2016

Four years in a row! Clean Audit for George Municipality

A strong vision for George has enabled the achievement of a fourth consecutive Clean Audit Report for the financial year ending 30 June 2015. Read more >
25 February 2016

George Municipality upgrades online platform

In terms of the vision for George as a City for a Sustainable Future - George Municipality has as amongst other strategic objectives, the delivery of quality services and also the principle of Good Governance. Read more >
25 February 2016

Mayoral Pay It Forward Hydrate Campaign

The Executive Mayor of George, Alderman Charles Standers, launched a Pay It Forward Hydrate Campaign in January. Read more >
25 February 2016

Educating Lawaaikamp Business on Clean Environment

Ms Grace Notshokovu, Project Coordinator: Greenest Municipality and the Youth in Waste Environmental Educators went to Lawaaikamp recently to clean up the area surrounding the Masakhane Containers in Nelson Mandela Boulevard. Read more >
20 February 2016

Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge

Relaxing supper for OCC athletes the night before the main event. Read more >
20 February 2016

OCC schools event

The Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge schools event aims to sensitise children to the difficulties of being disabled and using a wheelchair. Read more >
20 February 2016

Opening of the Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge

George Councillors with athletes taking part in the annual Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge Read more >
19 February 2016

Wilderness and Victoria Bay warning signs are up!

The first phase of improving safety awareness for hikers walking along the Leentjiesklip to Victoria Bay railway line has been completed with two signs being erected Read more >
19 February 2016

20ste George Ou Motorskou

Die Uitvoerende Onderburgemeester van George, Rdl. Daniel Maritz, het in sy openingsrede by die 20ste George Ou Motorskou op Saterdag, 13 Februarie 2016 gesê die skou het ‘n positiewe impak op die stad se ekonomiese groei. Read more >
19 February 2016

GO GEORGE changes routes for OCC

Due to the closure of York Street and one-lane traffic in Courtenay Street/Knysna Road from 06:00–13:00 during the Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) on Saturday 20 February 2016, vast route changes to the GO GEORGE bus service will be implemented Read more >
19 February 2016

BUS ROUTES ADAPTED FOR OCC

Due to the closure of York Street and one-lane traffic in Courtenay Street from 06:00 – 11:00 during the Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) on Saturday 20 February 2016, all but a few GO GEORGE bus routes will be affected Read more >
17 February 2016

Toerusting aan Buurtwag in Le Vallia

Rdl. Lionel Esau, wyksraadslid van Wyk 5 (Le Vallia) en lede van die wykskomitee het besluit om toerusting ter waarde van R20 000 aan die nuutgestigte Le Vallia buurtwag uit die R100 000 wyksgebaseerde projekte vir die finansiële jaar 2015/16 te gee. Read more >
17 February 2016

Minister launches newly developed websites for 10 municipalities

Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development, Mr Anton Bredell, will officially launch newly developed, standardized websites for 10 municipalities today. The project was initiated by the Department of Local Government in 2014. Read more >
16 February 2016

‘7de Laan’ actors support OCC

‘7de Laan’ actors, Christo Davids and Theodore Jantjies, better known as Errol and Xander from the popular soapie have added their support to the OCC which takes place on Saturday, 20 February in the streets of George. Read more >
14 February 2016

OCC schools awareness day coming Friday

The Wheelchair Race (OCC), the only race of its kind in South Africa. As part of the race, the organisers use the opportunity to raise awareness and sensitise school children about the abilities and abilities and qualities of persons in wheelchairs Read more >
14 February 2016

Toerusting aan Buurtwag in Le Vallia

Rdl. Lionel Esau, wyksraadslid van Wyk 5 (Le Vallia) en lede van die wykskomitee het besluit om toerusting ter waarde van R20 000 aan die nuutgestigte Le Vallia buurtwag uit die R100 000 wyksgebaseerde projekte vir die finansiële jaar 2015/16 te gee. Read more >
14 February 2016

George Municipality welcomes 14th OCC 2016

It’s that time of the year again and the City of George is gearing up to host the exclusive Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge (OCC) for the fourteenth year.This prestigious event will take place on Saturday 20th February. Read more >
09 October 2015

GO GEORGE

Met die implementering van etlike welkome roeteverfynings aan die Pacaltsdorp-busroetes wat op Sondag, 11 Oktober 2015 ingestel word, het die GO GEORGE-span Maandag in die gemeenskap begin inbeweeg om passasiers oor die veranderings in te lig. Read more >
Last published 01 September 2015