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DCAS supported Freedom Paddle takes place safely

26 October 2020

The third annual Freedom Paddle took place in Table Bay on Saturday 24 October 2020, with 250 paddlers from around the Western Cape taking part. The surski race usually takes place on Freedom Day, 27 April, but was postponed this year due to the... Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais shines the light on after school programmes

23 October 2020

As the sun set yesterday, 22 October 2020, a small gathering joined together at the Lavender Hill Shared Sport Facility to celebrate the global “Lights on Afterschool” Campaign. Read More

Media Statement: Laingsburg receives over R700 000 in sport facility funding

20 October 2020

Yesterday, 19 October 2020, Minister Anroux Marais presented R717 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 Read More

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... Read More

Media Statement: Rocklands Community Hall declared a national heritage site

14 October 2020

Following Heritage Western Cape’s submission to the South African Heritage Resource Authority, Minister Anroux Marais is happy to announce the Rocklands Community Hall has been declared a National Heritage Site. Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais visits recently reopened museums and libraries

13 October 2020

As all museums across the province have now been reopened, Minister Anroux Marais, yesterday, visited the Shipwreck Museum and the public library in Bredasdorp, as well as the Caledon Museum and Public Library in the Overberg District Municipality... Read More

Minister Marais empowers Drakenstein municipality with four new libaries

6 October 2020

As we safely move forward in the sector, together with the Executive Mayor of the Drakenstein Municipality: Mr. Conrad Poole, Executive Director of Community Services: Mr. Read More

Media alert: Minister Anroux Marais to open four new libraries in Drakensten

5 October 2020

As we safely move forward in the sector, together with the Drakenstein Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais will open 4 libraries in the region on Monday, 5 October 2020.   Read More

Overberg sports clubs encouraged to resume service to their communities

1 October 2020

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) completed its annual sport funding cycle on Wednesday, when the last of six cheque handover ceremonies took place in the Overberg town of Swellendam. Read More

Minister Marais financially supports WC sport federations with over R6.3m

1 October 2020

Sports clubs and federations in the Western Cape will be able to safely resume their activities following an investment of R6 356 450 by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More