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Published: 16 Feb 2019Title: LoadShedding UPDATE 16/02 @ 7:56Status: #Eskom last night reported low chances of load shedding being implemented today. We'll keep you posted should we receive any news about load shedding.
Published: 13 Feb 2019Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 13 FEBRUARY 2019Status: Dam level: 81.75% (up from 80.92%) Rainfall since 7 February 2019: 26.5mm Demand/usage: 28.23 megalitres (target 22Ml) Months water left in dam: 9 Section 2b restrictions remain in place, including watering times. Fines may apply. Details in News section.
Published: 07 Feb 2019Title: George Municipality Annual Report 2017-18 available for commentsStatus: George Municipality Annual Report 2017-18 available on website under Documents/Annual Report, libraries and area offices from 8 February to 4 March 2019 for comments.
Published: 05 Feb 2019Title: BLUE AND GREEN BAG COLLECTION RECOMMENCESStatus: Collection of blue and green bags recommences Monday 11 February 2019 as per usual refuse collection days. If you have not received your initial, two-of-each bags (1-8 February 2019), please report to Interwaste 044 878 0688. See news section for more details.
Published: 28 Jan 2019Title: Road Upgrades - Merriman StreetStatus: George Municipality has started with road upgrades to Merriman Street from Hibernia Street to Nelson Mandela Boulevard. The construction will be done in sections. Section 1: Nelson Mandela Boulevard to Victoria Street (Right hand side). Residents will be informed of the closures in advance.
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16 January 2019

Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge 2019 going ahead

Media Statement: Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge 2019 going ahead

Issued George Municipality, 15th January 2019

 

George Municipality confirms that the annual Outeniqua Wheelchair Challenge will go ahead for 2019, however the event will be postponed to either the 5th or 12th of May 2019. The potential dates have been established following discussion with international wheelchair athlete, Ernst Van Dyk and will registered to ensure that the race retains its previous accreditation of pre-qualifier for those paraplegic athletes pre-registered with the Para sport Body,  to partake in international races such as the Paralympics.

George municipality and Airports Company South Africa (George) did not agree with the direction that the event was being taken in, as well as the allocation of sponsorship funding. The decision was made by the two main sponsors to continue with the planning and management of the event without the assistance of the Disabled Road Race Foundation.

The challenge has become a pioneering event in South Africa for previously disadvantaged and disabled young athletes, as well as all disabled persons, who embrace the opportunity to take part in a major sporting event that recognises them as athletes, no matter what their level of participation. Both sponsors are in agreement that it is important that this prestigious and exclusive event in South Africa for persons with physical disabilities be successfully continued and it’s longevity ensured by expanding and developing the event into more than just one day on the sporting calendar.

In fact, the George Municipal Sports Development department of the Community Services Directorate intends to preceed the Wheelchair Challenge with a week of events specifically catering to disabled sporting codes. The department will launch their disability awareness and disabled sport development projects for 2019 with the first ever George Disability Awareness Charity Golf Day taking place at Kingswood Golf Course on 11 February 2019.

 

The Golf Day is  organised in collaboration with disability non-profit organisation Oppie Bol Foundation and is the start of a  programme that  aims to make sport facilities in George accessible to those living with disabilities and implementing sporting codes that enhance the quality of life for persons living with disabilities.

 

For any enquiries regarding the 2019 OCC please contact Jonique Claasen-Gozongo at the George Municipality on Email jjgozongo@george.gov.za   or Phone 044 801 6346. Further details will be announced regarding the final date selected as well as registration details for athletes.

 

Last published 16 January 2019