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Managing Overload Control more Effectively on the R46

12 June 2015

Gone are the days of overloaded vehicles bypassing weighbridges by using the R46 between Gouda and Ceres as an escape route and getting away with it. Read More

First-Aid Training for Traditional Surgeons and Initiation Careers

12 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is supporting safer initiation by providing advanced first aid t Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Launch Dreamfields Project for Youth

12 June 2015

On Tuesday, 16 June 2015, Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will launch a programme of events where the Western Cape Government will partner with Dreamfields at the De la Bat School for the Deaf in Worcester. Read More

Annual Kenpark U23 "Arising Stars" Tournament in Mitchell's Plain

12 June 2015

The Annual Kenpark U23 “Arising Stars” Tournament will officially kick off on 12 June 2015 with the championship final taking place on 14 June 2015 at Stephan Reagan Sport Complex, Mitchell’s Plain. Read More

Department Conducts Successful Learner Transport Blitz in De Doorns

12 June 2015

A number of transport operators in De Doorns came in for a surprise this week. Read More

Koeberg Exercise Completed Successfully

12 June 2015

The Western Cape Disaster Management (WCDM) annual Koeberg Emergency Exercise was concluded successfully on Thursday afternoon. Read More

Min. Albert Fritz and Min. Nomafrench Mbombo to conduct Youth Day walkabout

12 June 2015

On Monday 15 June 2015, Western Cape Social Development Minister, Mr Albert Fritz and Health Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will conduct a walkabout to speak to young people ahead of Youth Day. Read More

Press Conference on De Waal Drive Flats, Cape Town

11 June 2015

In light of the recent media reports around the plans for the De Waal Drive Flats along with the plans for the current tenants of the flats, I’ve decided to call a press briefing to set the record straight. Read More

Western Cape Gambling and Racing oversight meeting

11 June 2015

Minister Ivan Meyer met with the chairperson of the Western Cape Gambling and Racing Board (WCGRB), Althea Lapoorta and fellow board member, Derick Fredericks on the 10th of June to discuss the activities of the board and the industry. Read More

Rehabilitation on the R43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift

11 June 2015

The Department of Transport and Public Works has started with the rehabilitation of Main Road 298 on the Route 43 between Worcester and Wyzersdrift. Read More

Outcomes of Ministerial Workshop

10 June 2015

The Western Cape government held a Minister and Mayors Meeting in Worcester today where water resources in the Western Cape was on the agenda. Read More

#SeeAndBeSeen during Notoriously Dangerous and Wet Winter Period

10 June 2015

Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Kenny Africa, Provincial Traffic Chief Read More

Grabouw welcomes new Thusong Centre

10 June 2015

The 28th Thusong Service Centre in the Western Cape officially opened in Grabouw today. Read More

New safety plan to be determined

9 June 2015

The first of 16 workshops to be held across the Western Cape to determine the policing needs and priorities (PNP) for 2015-’16 was held at the Mbekweni Thusong Centre in Paarl on Friday, where community members were given the opportunity to raise... Read More

Minister Grant to Discuss Winter Traffic Law Enforcement Plan

9 June 2015

Donald Grant, Minister of Transport and Public Works and Kenny Africa, Provincial Traffic Chief will brief the media on the Read More

Gymnasts Wow at 2015 National Championships

8 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), the South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF), the City of Cape Town and ot Read More

Lwandle vigilante killing Condemned

8 June 2015

Statement by Dan Plato, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety Read More

Nineteen Arrested for Drinking and Driving This Weekend

8 June 2015

On 5 and 6 June 2015, 26 alcohol blitz roadblocks across the Western Cape saw a total of 2 671 vehicles stopped as part of Provincial Traffic Services safety campaign. Read More

Promising Artists Given Opportunity to Develop their Skills

5 June 2015

Two up-and-coming female participants of a recent drama festival are now reaping the rewards of their hard work. Read More

Minister Plato to attend Provincial PNP workshop in Caledon

5 June 2015

Tomorrow, Saturday 6 June 2015, Western Cape Minister of Community Safety, Dan Plato, will attend the new Provincial Policing Needs and Priorities (PNP) consultation workshop for the Hermanus/Caledon police cluster in Caledon. Read More