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Bitou mayor Memory Booysen was joined by councillors and Plettenberg Bay residents on Friday morning to pay tribute to former president Nelson Mandela, who died on December 5 after a long battle with illness. Booysen said: ‘Today Mandela’s family mourns his death, but we in Bitou will...Read more
NEW and improved brochures for Knysna’s Timber Route were presented at a function at Fine Furniture on December 3.
The route was established by Jim Parkes of Geo Parkes & Sons - a key player in the local timber industry. Parkes said that timber was once the lifeline of the Knysna...Read more
THE Old Timber Shed, just off Hobie Beach, has led a most varied life over 200 years. It was first commissioned by the Dutch East India Company in 1778 in order to store massive logs of timber before these were floated out to sailing ships in Formosa Bay.
Over the following centuries is has...Read more
RED Bridge, which is located on the western side of Knysna, supports the main raw water pipeline that conveys in excess of 80% of the town’s potable water consumption.
Formerly carrying road traffic to and from the west to Knysna, the structure was handed to the municipality when the present...Read more