CWDM and KiEZ Host Annual Youth Exchange Programme

The Cape Winelands District Municipality (CWDM) and the German NGO, KiEZ, will host their annual youth exchange programme, which enables pupils from the district to visit Germany from 29 June to 10 July 2024. This year, ten Grade 9 learners from the Stellenbosch municipal area will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills and foster […]

Peace Officer course empowers community members

The Cape Winelands District Municipality (CWDM) has empowered community members involved in local safety structures, such as neighbourhood watches, by affording them the opportunity to do a Peace Officer course. This initiative is part of the District Safety Plan aimed at building capacity within the district. Eighteen participants from the Drakenstein, Stellenbosch and Langeberg municipal […]

Youth Summit – stepping into a challenging world

The Cape Winelands District Municipality’s (CWDM’s) Rural and Social Development unit held a Youth Summit in recognition of Youth Day 2024. The event, attended by 150 youth from across the district, was held in Worcester on 19 June. The summit provided a platform for youth to express some of the challenges they are experiencing. Access […]

Post Fire Season: Reflecting on a Challenging Season

The Cape Winelands District Municipality’s (CWDMs) Fire Services hosted a post-fire season event on 31 May 2024. This gathering provided an opportunity for partners, role players, and service providers, including Leading Edge (aerial resources), CapeNature, the Western Cape Government, Winelands Fire Protection Association (FPA), CWDM Fire Services, and their Communications unit, to share statistics, highlights, […]

Winelands Autumn Expo Debuts with Spectacular Sabrage Ceremony and Vibrant Festivities

The Winelands Autumn Expo had its memorable debut in the picturesque town of Worcester on May 24th and 25th, 2024. Visitors immersed themselves in the flavours, experiences, and celebrations that define the Cape Winelands District, all under one roof. With a swift slide of the blade against the bottle of champagne and the sharp, resonant […]

Filling the gap: New Regional Landfill site to address waste in the Cape Winelands

“On average, each person produces about 3.5 kilograms of waste material per day,” stated Saliem Haider, Director of Waste Management at the Western Cape’s Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning. He reminded the audience, “and all waste has to go somewhere.” The Cape Winelands District Municipality (CWDM) and various partners celebrated the groundbreaking of […]

The CWDM at the Namibian Tourism Expo

Our LED team, together with our Local Tourism Associations (LTAs) and their products, introduced Namibia and the world’s tourism market to the magic of the Cape Winelands at the Namibian Tourism Expo held from 24 to 26 April in Windhoek.   The expo, organised by Namibia Media Holdings, hosts exhibits by local, regional and international […]