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The 89th general meeting of The Southern African Revenue Protection Association (SARPA) is scheduled for 14 Feb 2019http://www.drakenstein.gov.za/the-89th-general-meeting-of-the-southern-african-revenue-protection-association-(sarpa)-is-scheduled-for-14-feb-2019The 89th general meeting of The Southern African Revenue Protection Association (SARPA) is scheduled for 14 Feb 2019Welcoming Cape electricity role-players to Drakenstein, the Municipality looks forward to hosting the Good Hope branch general meetings of The Southern African Revenue Protection Association2019/02/10 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Don’t let the facts go to wastehttp://www.drakenstein.gov.za/don’t-let-the-facts-go-to-wasteDon’t let the facts go to wasteRecent media reports that Drakenstein Municipality will forbid local private refuse removal companies from dumping refuse at municipal landfill sites or transfer stations in Drakenstein from 1 February 20192019/02/05 10:00:00 PMPress release
Municipality’s new Tactical Reaction Unit helps ensure a safer Drakensteinhttp://www.drakenstein.gov.za/municipality’s-new-tactical-reaction-unit-helps-ensure-a-safer-drakensteinMunicipality’s new Tactical Reaction Unit helps ensure a safer DrakensteinDrakenstein Municipality recently introduced a specialised unit called the Tactical Reaction Unit (TRU) to help ensure that Drakenstein is a safer place for its residents and visitors.2019/01/29 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Drakenstein Municipality distributes housing starter kits to nearly 500 people displaced by Mbekweni fire.http://www.drakenstein.gov.za/drakenstein-municipality-distributes-housing-starter-kits-to-nearly-500-people-displaced-by-mbekweni-fireDrakenstein Municipality distributes housing starter kits to nearly 500 people displaced by Mbekweni fire.​Working together with government partners, Drakenstein Municipality has started to distribute rudimentary housing units (or starter kits) to the nearly 500 people who were displaced by a fire that broke out in Mbekweni in the early hours of 2 January 2012019/01/04 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Drakenstein Municipality starts to resettle nearly 450 people left homeless by Mbekweni firehttp://www.drakenstein.gov.za/drakenstein-municipality-starts-to-resettle-nearly-450-people-left-homeless-by-mbekweni-fireDrakenstein Municipality starts to resettle nearly 450 people left homeless by Mbekweni fireRelief efforts are underway in Mbekweni (an informal settlement located between Paarl and Wellington) where a fire last night left almost 450 people homeless. Drakenstein Municipality has started the process of resettling the affected residents after the 2019/01/01 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Blaze destroys over 70 informal structures in Mbekweni, leaving 250 people homeless.http://www.drakenstein.gov.za/blaze-destroys-over-70-informal-structuresBlaze destroys over 70 informal structures in Mbekweni, leaving 250 people homeless.Two firefighters from Drakenstein Municipality's Fire Services were admitted to Paarl Mediclinic and treated for smoke inhalation following a fire that destroyed over 70 informal structures in Mbekweni last night, leaving approximately 250 people homeless2019/01/01 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Fireworks – be safe this seasonhttp://www.drakenstein.gov.za/fireworks-–-be-safe-this-season-(3)Fireworks – be safe this seasonFireworks have long been associated with celebrations, more specifically 31 December (New Year’s Eve). During this time of the year, the added risk of fire is a reality and the public is reminded of this.2018/12/29 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Paarl Mountain fire under controlhttp://www.drakenstein.gov.za/paarl-mountain-fire-under-controlPaarl Mountain fire under controlThe fire on Paarl Mountain that broke out around 18:00 yesterday is under control and the area is safe, Drakenstein Municipality's Fire Services section has confirmed. There was and is no need to evacuate the area or homes.2018/12/20 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Merry Christmas to everyonehttp://www.drakenstein.gov.za/merry-christmas-to-everyoneMerry Christmas to everyoneWith 2018 coming to an end and the festive season quickly approaching, it gives us the opportunity to reflect on the challenges and successes of the past year.2018/12/06 10:00:00 PMPress Release
Level 3 water restrictions to apply from 1 December in Drakenstein – 120 litres allowed per person per dayhttp://www.drakenstein.gov.za/level-3-water-restrictions-to-apply-from-1-december-in-drakenstein-–-120-litres-allowed-per-person-per-dayLevel 3 water restrictions to apply from 1 December in Drakenstein – 120 litres allowed per person per dayFrom 1 December 2018, Level 3 water restrictions and accompanying reduced tariffs will apply in Drakenstein, allowing its residents 120 litres of municipal drinking water per person per day. 2018/11/27 10:00:00 PMPress Release



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Drakenstein Municipality
Berg River Boulevard
Paarl
South Africa
7622

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