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Minister Plato to host Beaufort West cluster PNP consultation workshop

16 July 2015

Tomorrow, Friday 17 July 2015, Minister Plato, will host the Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Beaufort West police cluster in Rustdene. Read More

SAPS service Delivery Bungles cause for serious concern

16 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the internal investigation launched by the South African Police Service (SAPS) into the alleged unprofessional behaviour of police officers in the handling of the Sanet de... Read More

Accredited Training for Emerging Building Contractors

16 July 2015

Emerging Western Cape building contractors are looking forward to accredited training from the Department of Transport and Public Works on how to run their businesses more effectively. Read More

New Sport Academy Provides Opportunities to Excel

16 July 2015

The new Cape Winelands Academy of Sport is expected to provide sportspeople of the district with a competitive edge. Read More

Basic Surveying Training for Building Contractors

16 July 2015

Western Cape building contractors are benefiting from a five-day accredited skills training course in basic surveying offered by the Department of Transport and Public Works. Read More

Berg River Canoe Marathon Off To A Chilly Start

16 July 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with the Western Cape Canoe Union and the Drakenstein Municipa Read More

Inspired to lead

16 July 2015

Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Finance, is a great man. Read More

Minister Plato to host youth safety outreach in Sir Lowry’s Pass Village

16 July 2015

Today, 16 July 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will host a safety march as well as education and work opportunities outreach in Sir Lowry’s Pass Village, Somerset West. Read More

Department and Municipality Officially open Blanco Road

15 July 2015

The recently upgraded road on the R404 in Blanco, which connects the Herolds Bay area to George and surrounding areas, was officially opened by the Western Cape Department of Transport and Public Works and the Read More

Minister Plato to visit Manenberg Youth Holiday Programmes

15 July 2015

Today, 15 July 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will conduct an oversight visit to youth holiday programmes in Manenberg, funded by the Department of Community Safety. Read More

R105 Million Blanco Road to Boost Economic Activity in the George Municipality

15 July 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works Read More

Oudtshoorn Intervention Update

15 July 2015

The Provincial Department of Local Government welcomes the intervention by the Provincial Treasury in the Oudtshoorn council under section 139 (4) of the Constitution. Read More

Minister Plato to handover Safety Kiosk in Bellville

14 July 2015

Today, 14 July 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will officially hand over a Safety Kiosk to the Voortrekker Road Corridor Improvement District (VRCID) to further assist in safety operations in the Bellville/Parow areas in... Read More

Handmade ‘selfies’ in the Olifants River Valley

14 July 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) invested in a visual arts workshop for Grade 4, 5 and 6 learners at the Koekenaap Cultural Facility Read More

Cell phones in prison undermine hard work by SAPS and Judicial System

14 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the confiscation of apparently up to 100 electronic devices, almost half of which are cell phones, at the Pollsmoor Prison over the weekend. Read More

Minister Grant to Officially Open Blanco Road in George

14 July 2015

On 15 July 2015, Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works will officially open the Blanco Road in George at the Fancourt Conference Facility in George. Read More

Knysna Forest Marathon A Fitting End to Festival

13 July 2015

The 42 km Knysna Forest Marathon and 21 km half marathon took place in cold conditions on Saturday 11 July 2015. This final event of the annual Knysna Oyster Festival started in the forest about 15 km out of town. Read More

Twenty-Four Arrested for Drinking and Driving This Weekend

13 July 2015

Five people died on Western Cape roads this weekend in two separate crashes. A man and his female passenger died in a crash in George on Sunday (12 July 2015). A man and his two male passengers died in a crash on the Stellenbosch Arterial Road on... Read More

Hout Bay murder – SAPS’ swift response welcomed

13 July 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety I welcome the swift action by the South African Police Service (SAPS) that led to the arrest of three suspects in connection with the Murder of Nchikala Ngoy in Hout Bay last week. Read More

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