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WARD ONE COUNCILLOR GROOTBOOM RESIGNS

Knysna Municipality has announced that Cllr Irene Grootboom, councillor for Knysna’s ward 1 (Sedgefield’s Smutsville, Cola Beach and The Island) announced her resignation from Council earlier today. Cllr Grootboom also served as member of the Mayoral Committee responsible for Community Services. Knysna Executive Mayor expressed her thanks and appreciation to Cllr Grootboom for her service […]

ISLAND ROAD NAMES TO STAY THE SAME

The controversial renaming of the roads on Sedgefield’s Island suburb is not going to happen, and the old names will remain. This after the Knysna Municipality’s Street Naming Committee received numerous objections to the proposal. The original application to have the names changed was made back in 2012 by the standing Ratepayers committee, but only […]

SASSA GRAND FRAUD: R800 MILLION LOST

According to a release from the offices of Lorraine Botha MPP, Western Cape Spokesperson on Community Development, The South African Social Services Agency (SASSA) has lost an estimated R800 million to corrupt practices in the entity and of that amount, a mere R1.5 million has been recovered. On 31 May SASSA briefed the Standing Committee […]

THE FARCE SIDE BRINGS THE LAUGHS!

Here we are again after the run of our annual comedy, this year’s ‘Unnecessary Farce’ by Paul Slade. With Richard Payn (Winner of the Guineas Award 2016 – as in the best Scottish Piper in the country) setting the tone as the audiences arrived for a night at the theatre – Sedgefield style. Six nights […]

MAYOR PRESENTS LAST BUDGET

THE MUNICIPAL budget for Knysna for the 2016/17 cycle was tabled yesterday by Executive Mayor Georlene Wolmarans as part of her final State of the Town & Budget address. During her address on Tuesday 31 May, themed “A prosperous future for Knysna,” Mayor Wolmarans touched on the highlights of the past term and shared her […]