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Hawston’s Primary School’s Grade 1 - 5 learners were taught about disaster preparedness and what to do in emergency situations on Friday, 17 February 2023 when Overstrand Municipality hosted a Disaster Management Awareness Day in partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Disaster Management Centre (PDMC) in Hawston.

On delivering his speech, the Overstrand Deputy Mayor, who is also responsible for Protection Services, Cllr Lindile Ntsabo, said children learn by example and it is important that schools and members of the community equip themselves with the knowledge they need in case of an emergency.

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Legendary pianist Rocco de Villiers entertained an appreciative audience of almost 120 members from the retirement community of Huis Lettie Theron and Fynbos Park in Hermanus, Negester in Onrus, Lombardi Home Care Centre in Mt Pleasant and Pearly Shell Dienssentrum in Hawston with beautiful music one afternoon recently at the Hermanus Municipal Auditorium.

In his unique style, De Villiers showed how much fun you can have with piano music.

Hermanus Library, in collaboration with other libraries in the area, organised the entertainment as an outreach initiative to its library members.

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The second Hermanus Country Market Steering Committee meeting between representatives of the Overstrand Municipality, Hermanus Sports Club and the Hermanus Country Market regarding the issues that hinder trade for the Market took place on 22 February 2023 in Hermanus.

This follows the first technical meeting held on 8 February that kicked-off the negotiations to try and find a way for the continued operation of the Hermanus Country Market as per Mayor Rabie’s commitment at the public meeting of 6 February 2023.

During today’s meeting several matters were discussed, with the main focus being the progress the Hermanus Country Market has made in the required submission of the application to sublease via the Hermanus Sports Club.

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At a Special Council meeting held on Monday, 20 February 2023 in Hermanus’ banqueting hall, Overstrand’s Municipal Council addressed the grievances submitted by the Land Party at a protest on 9 February.

Council resolved the following.

  1. That the tender process for the appointment of an implementing (turnkey) agent for Dubai continues along with a workshop on how government works and what the implementing agent will be responsible for, and that, once the implementing agent has been appointed, it will work directly with all stakeholders and the social compact committee.
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If you're 16 or older and haven't registered to vote yet, now's the time to take action! It's your right and responsibility as a citizen to participate in the electoral process.

Register online - anytime, anywhere; It’s safe, quick and easy! 

Kindly note, you can only vote from age 18.

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