Press Releases

September 2018
18/09/2018 Outreach Programme celebrates with grand Prize Giving Ceremony
18/09/2018 Municipality adapts sewerage and water tariffs to cover service delivery costs
10/09/2018 Knysna Municipality receives another housing accolade
10/09/2018 Knysna Municipality appoints three new Directors
06/09/2018 National Industrial action delays issuing of driving licence cards
04/09/2018 Traffic Department Road Safety Scholar Programme
03/09/2018 Construction of brand new Library for Khayalethu underway

August 2018
29/08/2018 Municipal departments team up for success with KnysnaBeat
28/08/2018 It’s business as usual at the Knysna Visitor Information Centre!
27/08/2018 Knysna youth successfully complete Agricultural Learnership
23/08/2018 Media advisory: 400 leaners to receive brand new school shoes
21/08/2018 Mayor welcomes new Councillor Ian Yys
16/08/2018 Knysna water safe to use
15/08/2018 Four suspects arrested for Murder in connection of death of Knysna Ward Councillor
14/08/2018 Council gives the go-ahead for SLA with WESGRO
14/08/2018 R19.5 million upgrade of the Sedgefield Waste Water Treatment Works
14/08/2018 Municipality honours Greater Knysna women on Women’s Day
14/08/2018 Brand new fire engine for Knysna Fire Services

July 2018
31/07/2018 Municipality forging new partnership in pursuit of more Tourism opportunities
24/07/2018 Knysna mourns Mzukisi Victor Molosi (ANC)
23/07/2018 Knysna honours Madiba
18/07/2018 Post office strike may delay your bill
17/07/2018 Local Drug Action Committee Reaches out
10/07/2018 Youth Advisor to represent Knysna at YALI
02/07/2018 Knysna CBD Renewal Programme – Grey Street Project Update

June 2018
26/06/2018 Mayor calls on communities not to invade, but rather to engage with the Municipality on housing
12/06/2018 2018/19 Budget focus on creating an enabling environment for investment, growth and development
13/06/2018 Mayor unveils Sculpture in commemoration of June 2017 Fires
04/06/2018 Knysna Fires Commemoration

May 2018
31/05/2018 Municipality starts their Bio-Wise journey
30/05/2018 Tabling of 2018/2019 Budget postponed
28/05/2018 Municipality addresses housing issue
23/05/2019 Easy access to your municipal account
22/05/2018 Supplementary Valuation Roll is open for public inspection
21/05/2018 Rheenendal Protest Action
18/05/2018 Infrastructure Asset Verification and Condition Assessment
14/05/2018 Charlesford water pipeline connected
04/05/2018 Mayor officially opens Knysna’s first open air gym

April 2018
30/04/2018 Municipal Organisational Structure Reviewed
24/04/2018 Nedbank SMME Incubator successfully growing small business
23/04/2018 Stormwater Management Policy in the making
11/04/2018 Knysna Municipality’s draft budget tabled
06/03/2018 Regional Indigenous Games comes to Knysna

March 2018
27/03/2018 Water Week changes minds
26/03/2018 Youth Desk hosts Career and Opportunities Road Shows
19/03/2018 Greater Knysna celebrates South African Library Week
13/03/2018 How to manage invasive plants post fire
09/03/2018 Knysna CCTV Project launches 11 more cameras in Knysna CBD
06/03/2018 Knysna Municipality takes swift action to address audit issues
06/03/2018 Encouraging eligible young voters to register to vote

February 2018
27/02/2018 Applications for Indigent rebates now open
27/02/2018 Enough water for Greater Knysna tourists
16/02/2018 Knysna Invest Engagement
12/02/2018 First phase of Knysna Municipality CBD renewal programme to be launched
06/02/2018 Business man, Fred Alger pays it forward
06/02/2018 New Youth Council to be established

January 2018
30/01/2018 Mayor hands over key of the town to Miss Universe
19/01/2018 Breaks in the Water Reticulation System
16/01/2018 A successful holiday season for Knysna

December 2017
14/12/2018 PnP Oyster Festival and Knysna Municipality shares excitement on emerging events Incubator Program
12/12/2017 Avoid service cuts by paying your municipal account
12/12/2017 Investment in Knysna top priority
12/12/2017 Garden Route Rebuild Initiative finalises strategy, seeks public input on project implementation
07/12/2017 Eden District Municipality name to change to Garden Route District Municipality
05/12/2017 Greater Knysna geared for season
04/12/2017 Blue Flag season officially launched

November 2017
28/11/2017 Temporary housing for Fire Victims
28/11/2017 Festive season traffic operational plan
28/11/2017 Greater Knysna plans for season
21/11/2017 News from Council
20/11/2017 Brenton-on-Lake Mudslides following heavy rains
14/11/2017 Knysna has done it again

October 2017
31/10/2017 No reason to celebrate Guy Fawkes
30/10/2017 Exciting agricultural learnership programme
25/10/2017 Business as usual
23/10/2017 Message to class of 2017
18/10/2017 Blue Flags for Greater Knysna

September 2017
12/09/2017 Mayor’s focus on Economic Development
12/09/2017 Update on fire relief goods
05/09/2017 Municipal Fire Report based on evidence
04/09/2017 Third Spelling Bee the biggest yet

August 2017
30/08/2017 Another Housing accolade for Knysna Municipality
30/08/2017 Property rates holiday for fire victims
22/08/2017 Municipality to host third annual Spelling Competition
14/08/2017 Knysna Fire report presentation
14/08/2017 Act of God ruled out in #KnysnaFires
11/08/2017 Media Advisory: Knysna Municipality to release fire report
07/08/2017 Garden Route Rebuild continues with positive momentum
07/08/2017 Women’s day comes alive in the heart of knynsa

July 2017
26/07/2017 Knysna Municipality in Rebuild phase
24/07/2017 Knysna Municipality Youth Desk hosts Cooking Competition
21/07/2017 Garden Route Rebuild initiative making headway
20/07/2017 Emergency Assistance to help fire victims in Knysna
12/07/2017 Knysna Municipality renews contract with Knysna & Partners
10/07/2017 New municipal manager takes office
06/07/2017 Premier Zille Announces Garden Route Rebuild Initiative

June 2017
27/06/2017 Eden District Municipality Asbestos press release
19/06/2017 Knysna municipality addresses water
19/06/2017 Builders waste disposal site identified
15/06/2017 Knysna will rise again, stronger than before
14/06/2017 Update on plans to rebuild Knysna
12/06/2017 Fire Update 6
11/06/2017 Fire Update 5 – Today was a Good Day
11/06/2017 Fire Update 4
10/06/2017 Fire Update 3
10/06/2017 Fake news attempts to details humanitarian need to Knysna: issued by SAPS
10/06/2017 Fire Update 2
09/06/2017 Fire Update 1

May 2017
25/05/2017 Unfounded allegations made against Knysna Municipality
23/05/2017 Water Ambassador leader presents at Water Forum
16/05/2017 Municipality officially reopens Dam-se-Bos Sports Ground
10/05/2017 R315 000 towards 12 new cameras for Knysna CCTV project
09/05/2017 312 new housing units for Hornlee
09/05/2017 Municipality takes water awareness on the road
04/05/2017 Mayoral Open Thursdays – 11 May

April 2017
28/04/2017 Art Development Programme Workshop
24/04/2017 Mayor’s Back-to-School Project raises R10 000
10/04/2017 Youth Development workshop a success
10/04/2017 Water Ambassadors assist in water awareness
03/04/2017 Knysna Municipality’s Draft Budget tabled
03/04/2017 Knsyna Municipality addresses water crisis

March 2017
28/03/2017 Exciting youth talent workshop to be hosted
22/03/2017 Greater Knysna enters Level 3 Water Restrictions
16/03/2017 Knysna libraries celebrate South African library week
15/03/2017 Municipal Manager, Grant Easton resigns during hearing

14/03/2017 Learner License Programme Launched
07/03/2017 Art Development Programme for Greater Knysna
07/03/2017 Knysna Municipality fights for burial rights
06/03/2017 Farmers to be on the lookout for Fall Armyworms
06/03/2017 Boreholes and well-points in Greater Knysna
03/03/2017 Municipality welcomes Mbulelo Memani as CFO

February 2017
28/02/2017 Back to Basics approach for Traffic and Law enforcement
27/02/2017 Greater Knysna students receive tertiary funding
20/02/2017 Meet the Mayor during Open Thursdays
07/02/2017 Youth talent auditions for Greater Knysna
07/02/2017 Knysna Municipality appoints Director Planning and Development
03/02/2017 ACDP joins DA in Knysna Coalition

January 2017
31/01/2017 How to apply for a government subsidised home
31/01/2017 The three spheres responsible for housing
30/01/2017 First Knysna youth council meeting
23/01/2017 Ben van Jaarsveldt a cut above
10/01/2017 Blue flags to fly high again by mid-January
09/01/2017 Pipe breaks and turbid water
05/01/2017 Fireworks are illegal
04/01/2017 Pay it forward this year
03/01/2017 Despite rain Greater Knysna remains on water restrictions

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