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Onrus Caravan Park has been voted as the number two top camping site by Die Burger annual readers’ choice competition.

Readers were asked to vote for their favourite companies in 95 different categories. Hartenbos ATKV was the winner in the camping category with Yzerfontein Karavaanpark in the third place.

The Onrus Caravan Park team would like to thank all of the regular campers who voted for them. “We feel honoured to be in such great company,” they said. The team extended their congratulations to fellow caravan parks in the Western Cape.

The Onrus Caravan Park is uniquely situated on the coast, with only a cliff path between campers and the ocean.

The level, grassed stands are protected from the sea breezes by milk wood trees. All stands have braai facilities (no need to bring a grid!) and most stands have electricity. The ablution blocks are clean, have hot water and are disabled-friendly.

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During a virtual Council meeting held on Wednesday afternoon, 13 October 2021, Council approved the appointment of members for an Ombud Committee in terms of sections 33 and 79 of the Local Government: Municipal Structures Act 117 of 1998.

The committee will be chaired by the Speaker of Council and two non-executive councillors representing the ruling party and the official opposition.

The objective of the Ombud Committee is to investigate complaints from members of the public referred to it by the Executive Mayor and to make a recommendation to Council.  This will ensure that the Municipality is responsive and accountable while ensuring Council to exercise its oversight responsibilities.

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A series of cold fronts are expected from Thursday, 14 October 2021 over the south western parts of the country. The cold fronts will result in rainy and windy conditions.

CONTACT NUMBERS:

•    Please report issues with MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE such as water, electrical, roads, stormwater, refuse removal and cleaning issues to the Municipality's 24 HOUR EMERGENCY CONTROL ROOM number on 028 313 8111
•    Any emergency or distress call relating to a FIRE OR FLOOD EMERGENCY, phone OVERSTRAND FIRE & RESCUE SERVICES on 028 312 2400

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Sites in Overstrand will be operational from 09:00 - 14:00 weekdays.

•    Hermanus Auditorium: 11, 13 & 15 Oct 2021
•    Gansbaai Pretorius Hall: 11, 13 & 14  Oct 2021
•    Zwelihle Community Hall: 11 Oct 2021
•    Hermanus CDC: 12, 14 Oct 2021
•    Kleinmond Protea Hall: 11 Oct 2021
•    Mt Pleasant Moffat Hall: 13 Oct 2021
•    Stanford Community Hall: 14 Oct 2021

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President Cyril Ramaphosa has in terms of Section 2A of the Public Holidays Act of 1994 declared Monday 1 November 2021 – the date for local government elections - as a public holiday throughout the country.

The President calls on all registered voters to use the opportunity of the public holiday to exercise their democratic right and civic duty by voting in this election that empowers citizens to elect new leadership and influence service delivery where they live.

Voters are reminded as well that they will only be able to cast their votes at the polling stations in wards where they are registered. In the event that voters may consider travel, they will not be able to transfer their votes to voting stations away from their designated wards.

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