Media Alert: Laingsburg to receive over R700 000 in sport facility funding | Western Cape Government


Media Alert: Laingsburg to receive over R700 000 in sport facility funding

19 October 2020

On Monday, 19 October 2020, Minister Anroux Marais will officially present R 717 350.00 to the Laingsburg Municipality to improve the JJ Ellis Sports Ground, catering for the codes of Netball, Rugby, Cricket, Track and Field Marathons and Soccer in the area.

Following requests from the municipality and district sport representatives on their specific sport facility needs, the ceremonial cheque handover signifies the funding allocated for the 2020/21 financial year.

The allocated funding will indeed assist the Laingsburg Municipality and the greater Central Karoo in ensuring sport development and access to quality sport and events facilities for all those we serve in the region.

As we now innovatively focus on increasing safety and creating opportunities to increase our social capacity and wellbeing, collaboratively developing sport facilities in our communities will indeed create the enabling environment needed to live healthier lifestyles in safer environments that are more prepared for tomorrow’s economy.

All media are invited to attend

Date:              Monday, 19 October 2020

Time:              11h00

Venue:           JJ Ellis Sport Grounds

There will be opportunities for photographs and interviews. 

Media Enquiries: 

Stacy McLean
Spokesperson for the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais
083 504 1171