Walking for Social Justice

Walking for Social Justice In acknowledgment of Youth Day, 16 June 2021, Visit Stellenbosch and Dwarsrivier Tourism hosted a social justice walk – a 16 km route of ‘hope and healing’ – from the historical centre of Stellenbosch to Pniel in the beautiful Dwarsrivier Valley. The Social Justice Walk, the first of its kind, connects all communities […]

Agricultural workers vaccinated

Agricultural workers vaccinated The MEC for Agriculture, Minister Ivan Meyer, and Executive Mayor of the Cape Winelands District Municipality, Ald (Dr) Elna von Schlicht, visited Ceres Hospital’s Covid-19 vaccination site to witness the first round of vaccinations for agricultural workers over the age of 60.  The Mayor, who received her first dose of the vaccination […]

Veld fire season draws to a close

Veld fire season draws to a close Summer in the Cape Winelands is all about beating the heat. Houses are closed up against the sun, hikers and bikers get out early in the morning and finish before the heat settles in and farmers race against time to get their harvests in on time. Not to […]

Imbizo 2021/2022 Budget Article

Imbizo 2021/2022 Budget Article – 09 June 2021 It is under very uncertain conditions that the Cape Winelands District Municipality prepared a draft budget for the 2021/2022 financial year. As is the case with all businesses, the full impact and duration of the Covid-19 pandemic are still uncertain. Even so, it is vital that municipalities […]

New Fire Chief for CWDM

New Fire Chief for CWDM The Cape Winelands District Municipality’s Fire Services has a new Chief! We congratulate Chief Fire Officer Wayne Josias on his appointment on 1 June 2021. Mr Josias, or Chief as he will now be known, started his career as a firefighter in 1993 at the City of Cape Town’s Fire […]