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Welcome to The EDGE Community News

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Great news for the bookworms, home schoolers and students who rely on the quiet spaces.

m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3176660889116923&id=828575533925482LIBRARIES TO REOPEN

Knysna libraries are preparing to resume services in a phased approach, starting with the Knysna and Sedgefield Town libraries on Monday 17 August 2020.

The remaining facilities will reopen on Monday 24 August 2020.

Operating hours:
Libraries will operate from Monday to Friday between 10h00 and 16h00, but will be closed on Saturdays.

All health and safety protocols in terms of COVID-19 will be implemented to ensure the safety of staff and patrons. Remember to wear your facemask.

We look forward to welcoming all our users back.

Contact information:
Here's how to reach each of the libraries for more help: www.knysna.gov.za/play-here/public-libraries/

#C19 Together We Can #stopthespread #staysafe #savelives

Levael Davis Cathy Weideman DA Councillor - Ward 2 Sedgefield, Knysna Hilton Stroebel Knysna Executive Mayor Cllr Elrick van Aswegen Thando Tshambo Matika Lorraine Opperman Ndoda Aubrey Georlene Wolmarans Michelle Wasserman Titi Gambu Councillor Welcome Salaze Knysna 97.0 FM & MC 90.3 FM Plettenberg Bay The EDGE Community Newspaper Sedgefield Ratepayers & Residents Association Visit Knysna The Greater Knysna Business Chamber
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Please don't shoot the messenger.KNYSNA COUNCIL PRIORITISES SAFETY OF COUNCILLORS

At a Council meeting last week the Knysna Council approved setting up several safe houses for Councillors and staff in the Greater Knysna area. The intention behind this is to ensure the safety of Councillors and their families should their lives and property be in danger, and to do more affordably than what happened in the past.

Knysna Municipality unfortunately in the recent past experienced the tragic loss of one of its Councillors, who was murdered. In the aftermath of this tragedy, two Councillors had to be evacuated and provided with safe accommodation. This cost the Municipality in excess of R600,000, plus the cost of personal security at more than R1,000,000.

Executive Mayor Ricky van Aswegen said that there has been an increase in protest action. “Protests often have a political undertone and Councillors have been threatened. As the unfortunate assassination of Victor Molosi showed us we cannot underestimate these threats. The value of life will always outweigh any monetary commitments to ensure the safety of the Councillors and our staff.”

He said up to now private accommodation was arranged at a considerable cost to Council. “In the long term it will be more cost effective to have our own dedicated safe houses and properties that meet the relevant criteria have been identified and will be converted to match required safety specifications.”

The Upper Limits of salaries, allowances and benefits of Councillors Notice No.43246 published on the 24th of April 2020, makes provision for official accommodation and furniture for full time Councillors. Provision is also made for personal security for Councillors, subject to a threat risk analyses by the South African Police Service.

Van Aswegen concluded by saying that as Councillors they are liaising with the community to try and prevent protest action. “Local Government issues we can address, but often their requests centre around Government functions, which is not in our control.”
#inclusive
#innovative
#Inspired

Knysna-Plett Herald Knysna 97.0 FM & MC 90.3 FM Plettenberg Bay Knysna Ratepayers Association The Greater Knysna Business Chamber - Tourism PillarSedgefield Ratepayers & Residents Association
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SMOKING AND DRINKING NOW ALLOWED!!

Actually not- but now I have your attention, please note: Due to inclement weather, LIONS charity fun ride/walk for Woman's Month has been postponed to Saturday, 22 August. We would like the best weather possible for all and to encourage a good turnout for our benefactors, Famsa and Lifeline.
So! See you next week, 2pm, at the Lions clubhouse. R50 admission gets you a boerie roll and R30 donation to one of our benefactors. So please save the date!

Please contact Lions President Alison Watson for more information - 084 645 1206. ♡
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Being compared to the unforgettable dance craze that is the 'Macarena', South African artist Master KG has sparked a global dance frenzy with his latest single 'Jerusalema'. It has been the inspiration for so many movers and shakers including local Zumba Instructor, Shawn Van Der Berg. The dancers from Shawn's stable were quick to pick up the steps and execute them with aplomb on Sunday 2 August on the Main road in Sedgefield as a flashmob! All in the name of a good cause, drawing attention to and creating awareness for the plight of Tourism during the restrictions placed upon the industry during the worldwide pandemic.

#savetourism #wearetourism #IAmTourism

All around the world, lovers of dance music are jiving to Master KG’s most successful release that has an infectious beat and a dance to match.
(The original music video has amassed over 45-million views on YouTube!)

𝘈𝘤𝘤𝘰𝘳𝘥𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘰 𝘔𝘢𝘴𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘒𝘎, 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘯𝘨𝘦 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘱𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘦𝘥 𝘤𝘳𝘢𝘻𝘦 𝘢𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘯𝘥 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘭𝘥 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘳𝘵𝘦𝘥 𝘪𝘯 𝘈𝘯𝘨𝘰𝘭𝘢 𝘸𝘩𝘦𝘯 𝘢 𝘨𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘱 𝘰𝘧 𝘧𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘴 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘳𝘥𝘦𝘥 𝘢 𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘰 𝘰𝘧 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘥𝘢𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘤𝘩𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘰𝘨𝘳𝘢𝘱𝘩𝘺 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘵 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘴𝘪𝘯𝘤𝘦 𝘨𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘷𝘪𝘳𝘢𝘭.

#jerusalemachallenge #JerusalemaDanceChallenge
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