Latest Overstrand News

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Hermanus Auditorium: 13, 15, 17 September 2021

Gansbaai Pretorius Hall: 13, 15, 16 September 2021

Zwelihle Community Hall: 13 September 2021

Hermanus CDC: 14, 16 September 2021

Kleinmond Protea Hall: 14 September 2021

Mt Pleasant Moffat Hall: 15 September 2021

Stanford Community Hall: 16 September 2021

Betty's Bay Crassula Hall: 16 Sept 2021

Hawston Thusong: 17 September 2021

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To vote in elections in South Africa you need to first register as a voter

Who can register as a voter?

  • You must be a South African citizen.
  • You must have a South African green barcoded identity document (ID), a smart ID card or a temporary ID certificate.
  • You must be 16 years or older (but you will only be able to vote when you are 18 years or older).
  • You have to register in person. Nobody can do it for you.

Once you have registered to vote, you do not need to re-register in future elections unless:

  • You have moved house and are living in a different voting district.
  • You have been affected by the re-drawing of the voting district and/or ward boundaries
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After the 2021 Local Government Elections, new Ward Committees in all wards will be established.

Overstrand Municipality will be having an additional Ward with changes in demarcation as set out below.

Ward 1:     Stanford and Thembelihle
Ward 2:     Gansbaai North-East and Masakhane
Ward 9 & 10:     There is a change in the Ward demarcation between ward 9 and ward 10 with the ward boundary being moved to now include Beverly Hills/Extension 6 in Ward 9
Ward 11:     Baardskeerdersbos, Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach, Buffeljagsbaai and Franskraal
Ward 14:     Blompark, De Kelders, Gansbaai South-West and Van Dyksbaai

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Overstrand Municipality appointed Thusong Ambassadors for assistance with the following government services:

  • Home Affairs
  • Career guidance& applications for further studies to universities, colleges
  • CV Typing
  • Job search / applications
  • Client surveys
  • NSFAS applications
  • Capacity building programmes
  • Department of labour UIF applications (online)
  • SARS (e-filing)
  • COVID-19 awareness, vaccination registration sites, and registration of community members for vaccination
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Collage Road between Royal Street and Mitchell Street in Hermanus will be closed on Monday, 13 September 2021 from 08:00 – 13:00.

Shoprite is currently in the process of renovating and upgrading the Checkers store at The Hermanus Station Mall. As part of the refurb, refrigeration equipment needs to be removed and new equipment craned onto the plant slab.

Officers will be on scene to divert traffic.