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Garden Route fires: team visits to assess rehabilitation funding applications

A team of ten people - including quantity surveyors, project managers, environmental consultants, and engineers - is currently working in the Garden Route to assess applications for grant funding in the wake of the storms and fires that tore…
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ARE YOU A LOCAL BUSINESS OWNER? Would you like to see change in the Knysna business community?

The Garden Route Rebuild Initiative (set up as a result of the Knysna Fires in June 2017) is in the process of establishing an inclusive Business Chamber within Knysna. We would like to understand your needs, vision and ideas you have as…

Counterfire

By Leah Moodaley Natural disasters create a climate for teamwork and synergy. Graeme Huddy shares how information technology played a role in fighting the Knysna Inferno.  Graeme Huddy took up the position of Information Technology (IT) Manager…

Road to Recovery: Local Economic Development, Tourism and Open for Business

By Leah Moodaley LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT Knysna Municipality’s Local Economic Development (LED) Manager, Ilse van Schalkwyk, sits down to share an economic perspective on the Knysna Inferno, focusing not only on the impact, but also…

Knysna Municipality invites people to participate in an expression of interest process

KNYSNA MUNICIPALITY INVITES PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EXPRESSION OF INTEREST PROCESS TO PROVIDE THE MUNICIPALITY WITH PROPOSALS FOR TEMPORARY HOUSING SOLUTIONS FOR PEOPLE DIRECTLY AFFECTED BY THE RECENT FIRE DISASTER Proposals are invited…