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Department of Transport Launches "It Only Takes a Second to Save a Life” Campaign

22 November 2013

Provincial Minister of Transport and Public Works, Robin Carlisle with the province's road safety partners launched the “It Only Takes A Second To Save A Life” campaign on Thursday, 21 November. Read More

Over 60 Nurses Graduate from Worcester Hospital Nursing School

22 November 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha congratulates the 62 nurses who was awarded certificates and badges at the Worcester-East Church Hall in Worcester on Thursday, 14 November 2013. Read More

Boland Sport Stars Crowned in Paarl

22 November 2013

The best regional sport achievers were crowned at the Boland Sport Awards in Paarl on Thursday, 21 November 2013. The ceremony was hosted by the Cape Winelands District Municipality, in partnership with the Boland Sport Council and the Department of... Read More

Minister Botha Welcomes New Health Emergency Medical Services Director

22 November 2013

On Friday, 22 November 2013 Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, officially announced the appointment of the new Director of Western Cape Government Health Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Read More

Media Alert: Minister Carlisle to Launch “It Only Takes a Second to Save a Life” Campaign

21 November 2013

The Department of Transport and Public Works will today launch the safely home multi-media campaign which places an emphases the importance of seat-belt usage. Read More

Safety of Cyclists and Blue Lights Regulations Announced

21 November 2013

Statement by Robin Carlisle, Minister of Transport and Public Works on the publication of the Safety of Cyclists and Blue Lights Regulations on Wednesday, 20 November. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Present the Western Cape Mini-Budget Today

21 November 2013

Minister of Finance, Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde will today present the Province's mini-budget and outline Western Cape Government's policy and budget priorities for the next three years in Parliament. Read More

Minister Bredell Wrap's up Fire and Flood Awareness Campaign

21 November 2013

The Minister of Local Government, Environmental Affairs and Development Planning Anton Bredell, through its Western Cape Disaster Management Centre (WCDMC), will honour the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) and Lifesavin Read More

Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital Honours Long-Serving Employees

21 November 2013

A total of 39 Red Cross Children’s Hospital employees were honoured for their many years of dedicated service to the people of the Western Cape. Read More

Groote Schuur Hospital Celebrates 2 500 Kidney Transplants

21 November 2013

The Groote Schuur Hospital is proud to be the only transplant centre in the country with a dedicated transplant team. As part their most recent milestone, patients who have had kidney transplants at the hospital were invited to tell their story. Read More

Local Rescue Diver Receives International Commendation for Bravery at Sea

21 November 2013

On 22 November 2013, Fabian Higgins boards a plane to the United Kingdom where he will receive his commendation from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) for demonstrating exceptional bravery at sea. Read More

Department to Honour Metropole Sport Stars

20 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is honouring elite sports people in the Western Cape for outstanding achievements at a number of regional Sports Awards events this month. Read More

Greenest Municipality Competition Winners Announced

20 November 2013

Minister of Environmental Affairs, Anton Bredell announces on the winners of the annual Greenest Municipalities competition 2013. Read More

Cape Town Liquor Outlet Loses Licence

20 November 2013

The Rainbow Tavern, situated in Woodstock has become the third liquor outlet to have its licence revoked after an investigation of allegations regarding drug possession and drug use. Read More

Successful Sport Mediation Workshop Held in Cape Town

20 November 2013

Mediation and arbitration are quicker, more effective and cheaper mechanisms for resolving disputes in sport than going to court. This was a key message from Chairperson of the Western Cape Sport Arbitration Forum, Adv. André Oosthuizen at a... Read More

Relocation of Ruyterwacht Community Day Centre

20 November 2013

Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, officially opened the newly built Ruyterwacht Community Day Centre at its new premises on 20 November 2013. It is a R11 million facility, with an additional health technology budget of R2.5 million. Read More

Minister Botha Condemns Attack on EMS Vehicle

20 November 2013

On 20 November 2013 at 6:25 an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) fleet manager at our workshop in Pinelands was en route to Cape Town from the Eastern Division via the N2 when he noticed protestors burning tyres, mobile toilet buckets and various... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Alan Winde to Present the Western Cape Mini-Budget

19 November 2013

On Thursday, 21 November 2013, Western Cape Finance Minister, Alan Winde will present to Parliament the Medium-term Budget Policy Statement. Read More

West Coast Top Sport Achievers Crowned

19 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the West Coast Sport Council and Saldanha Bay Municipality to honour sports achievers at the West Coast Sport Awards held on Friday, 15 November 2013. Read More

Celebrating Excellence in South Western District Sport

19 November 2013

Athletes, coaches, administrators, technical officials and federations in the South Western Districts (SWD) region were acknowledged for achievements at the SWD Sport Awards in George. Read More

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