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Support and relief efforts continue for the Masiphumelele Community

21 December 2020

The recent fire in Masiphumelele that destroyed more than 1000 homes is a truly catastrophic tragedy. Read More

Behaviour change will help reduce Covid cases

15 December 2020

In order for us in the Garden Route District Municipality (GRDM) to overcome the declaration as a COVID-19 hotspot as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa yesterday, we have to immediately adapt our behaviour to one that adheres to all health... Read More

Over 16 000 housing opportunities delivered in the Western Cape

14 December 2020

On Friday, 11 December 2020, The Department of Human Settlements tabled its 2019/2020 annual report at Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP). Read More

Allround joy as Minister hands over title deeds in Vredenburg and Velddrif

11 December 2020

Yesterday, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers ensured that 18 Wesbank residents in Vredenburg became legal homeowners by handing over their Title Deeds, while 10 residents in Noordhoek, Velddrif entered their brand-new homes... Read More

Judge President wants new hearing in court case on halting illegal occupations

9 December 2020

The Western Cape Government (WCG) is deeply disappointed to learn that Judge President Hlophe has decided to appoint three new judges for a new hearing to commence de novo in respect of part B of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and... Read More

Minister Simmers to handover title deeds in Wesbank, Vredenburg and Velddrif

9 December 2020

Tomorrow, 10 December 2020, Western Cape Minister of Human Settlements, Tertuis Simmers, will be handing over 18 Title Deeds in Wesbank, Vredenburg, which is in the Saldanha Bay Municipal area. Read More

Third judge appointed in court case of halting illegal occupations in progress

8 December 2020

The Western Cape Government (WCG) welcomes the decision by Judge President Hlophe to allocate a third judge in part B of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) and the Economic Freedom Fighters’ (EFF) litigation against the City of Cape... Read More

Adherence to all health protocols is critical in combatting Covid

7 December 2020

It is very important that every single person in the Garden Route District (GRD) either starts or continues to observe and adhere to all covid protocols. This is the only way we would be able to bring a speedy halt to the current surge in terms of... Read More