Twenty-Six Fire fighters Graduate

“I salute you,” declared the Executive Mayor of the Cape Winelands District Municipality, Ald (Dr) Elna von Schlicht, during the graduation ceremony held at the CWDM’s Firefighter Training Academy in Stellenbosch. “To begin with, an aspiring firefighter requires a very specific set of characteristics. These characteristics are then honed through training, and as you stand […]

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 […]

Relief items donated in wake of severe weather damage

The Cape Winelands District Municipality’s Disaster Management unit received a generous donation from AVBOB that provides much-needed relief items to those affected by the severe weather conditions that ravaged the area from 14 to 19 June. Over 1 500 people were evacuated and several roads and passes were closed to escape the devastating impact of […]