The unveiling of the Klara Majola statue

The Togryers Museum in Ceres unveiled a statue of the late Klara Majola baptised, Violet Jansen on Saturday, 26 August 2023 in front of the John Steyn Library. The story of Klara Majola (8) from the farm Die Eike, Witzenberg, is a true account of a young girl’s bravery who met her untimely death when […]

Women’s Month culminates in Celebration of Phenomenal Women

Building on the inaugural success of the Phenomenal Women of the Cape Winelands District Awards last year, the Cape Winelands District Municipality (CWDM), in collaboration with the Historium Trust and the Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument (ATM), once again honoured 16 phenomenal women from the community. The award ceremony was held in Paarl on Wednesday, 23 […]

Maintenance and repair to rural and gravel roads continue

The Technical Services Department of the Cape Winelands District Municipality (CWDM) has been diligently addressing road repairs in the wake of the recent severe weather conditions. The substantial damage caused by the relentless and ongoing inclement weather has severely affected the nearly 3 500 kilometres of gravel and rural roads that serve as the lifeline […]

CWDM’s Fire Services unveils cutting-edge Incident Command Bus

On Friday, 28 July 2023, the Cape Winelands District Municipality’s Fire Services took delivery of their state-of-the-art, custom-designed mobile Incident Command (IC) bus in Stellenbosch. Ald (Dr) Elna von Schlicht, brimming with enthusiasm, expressed her delight with this enhancement of the fleet. She stated, “I am ecstatic about this new addition to our fire services […]