On 4 May 2023, Overstrand Executive Mayor, Dr Annelie Rabie and her team will join Western Cape Premier Alan Winde for his Open Government First Thursday event in Hermanus.

This initiative is part of the Premier’s outreach to communities outside Cape Town and will start at 17:00 in the Overstrand Municipal Auditorium and Banqueting Hall in Hermanus.

Mayor Rabie encourages residents and business owners to come and meet Premier Winde and his Cabinet, in person, to discuss challenges and/or to raise any concerns that is not the mandate of local government.

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On Wednesday afternoon, 3 May 2023 at 16:00, the follow-up meeting after the initial public meeting held on 6 February 2023 on the Hermanus Country Market, will be held in the Municipal Auditorium in Hermanus.

The Hermanus Country Market has been given permission to trade from this long weekend till the end of May 2023.

This decision was taken having due regard for the good faith shown by the Hermanus Country Market within the last week. The Hermanus Country Market has removed the structures on municipal land adjacent to Generation School and have started earnest negotiations to submit formal applications and a draft sub-lease.



The next UIF visit is scheduled to take place on 15 and 16 May 2023 from 09:30 at the Overstrand Thusong Centre in Hawston.

On 22 & 23 May 2023 at 09:15, the Department of Labour will be at the Blompark Community Hall in Gansbaai (and not the Silwerjare Dienssentrum as previously advertised).

On 10 May 2023 at 08:30 they will visit Kleinmond at the Kleinmond Town Hall.

* Please note that these dates may be subject to change.

12 aspiring young chefs from schools in the Overberg were praised for their cookery techniques and flavour packed dishes on Thursday, 27 April 2023 at the prize giving ceremony of the Overberg Aspiring Chef of the Year competition in Hermanus.

Danielle Lindes, a grade 11 hospitality study learner from Curro Hermanus, triumphed in the finals. Benita Fourie from Overberg High School was in second place, with Abbi Romburgh from Curro Hermanus claiming third spot.

Learners had to re-invent a family favourite chicken dish - giving it a twist and 2023 flair.

Warwick’s Chef School’s owners, Kevin and Sumien, organised the competition to put focus on the exciting opportunities that the culinary and hospitality industry has to offer in our region for the younger people

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Overstrand Municipality is reminding residents that there is just over a week left for comments on its draft Budget and the draft Integrated Development Plan (IDP) Review for the 2023/24 financial year.

Comments on the proposals must be submitted by 5 May 2023.

The documents are available at the municipal offices and libraries, or download it from municipal website, (go to Documents, click on Strategic Documents and choose relevant document).



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