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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
A Plettenberg Bay Crime Prevention Association (PBCPA) report on March 13 revealed an array of facts on recent local incidents that would otherwise have remained unknown to the general public - a grave concern, as information is key to crime awareness and prevention.
Excerpts from the report,...Read more
Jeremy van der Want shared this screenshot from his YouTube clip (watch it at http://youtu.be/eLdOxh40dhQ) shot on Monday March 10, and wrote: ‘He just can't stay out of trouble ,this one, so the Knysna Public Safety officers were forced to take him into custody. Lucky for the goat, the animal...Read more