The Great Knysna Fire delivered darkness instead of light. The human spirit is that “life carries on” but it wasn’t necessary that it had to be made harder by government’s refusal to communicate or help where needed most. 10 weeks after the fire finds many of us still with no idea where our future lies. We seem to be unwanted by our local government who has forgotten that it works for us. Maybe they want the poorer of us to be forced out of town. There are those who choose to forget and move on but there is danger in … ‘Click here to read full article…’
Driver Operator Park: Garden Route National Park Closing Date: 15 May 2017 A challenging vacancy currently exists for a Driver Operator in the Garden Route National Park, Knysna at Diepwalle Section. The successful candidate will report to the Section Ranger. REQUIREMENTS The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities that are required for the job: – Valid Drivers license (Code ECI) with PDP Certificate – Relevant experience (at least 2 years) – Experience in roads maintenance machinery and forestry equipment – Possession of basic admin and supervisory skills with the knowledge of various OHS and FSC … ‘Click here to read full article…’
We object to all oil exploration off our Southern Cape coast. Immediately, we object to the latest application for oil/gas exploration rights by Sungu Sungu Petroleum (Pty) Ltd (Ghana) for a 2,500 km² portion of the 11,224 km² area known as the Pletmos Baisin (offshore, between Knysna and Jeffrey’s Bay). In between, there is the famous Tsitsikamma National Park with iconic tourist destinations such as Nature’s Valley and Storms River. Other towns affected include Plettenberg Bay and Cape St Francis. Remember the Kiani Satu. Imagine something far worse happening! SIGN PETITION AGAINST OIL EXPLORATION PUBLIC PARTICIPATION Last year, PASA (Petroleum … ‘Click here to read full article…’
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