Garden Route News

When will we be released from the burden of racism?

Just before Christmas I went to buy a bottle of wine in a store in a town on the Garden Route.

News 24 , South Africa Jan 2, 2019

Residents displaced by Southern Cape fire to get temporary housing

About 120 people were left homeless after a blaze swept through several municipalities in the Garden Route in October.

EWN , South Africa Jan 1, 2019

Keep the faith, says man who lost 8 relatives in Karatara fire

CAPE TOWN - A man who lost eight relatives in a fire along the Garden Route has encouraged others who've experienced tragedy not to give up.

EWN , South Africa Jan 1, 2019

Five drownings on Christmas day

Wilderness Also on Christmas Day, three people were caught in the rip currents at Wilderness Beach along the Garden Route in the Western Cape.

News 24 , South Africa Dec 26, 2018

#PaarlFire: Firefighters remain on high alert as blaze has been contained [photos & videos]

Read – Garden Route fires burn over 86 000 hectares of land in ten days Watch: Residents get footage of the #PaarlFire

The South African , South Africa Dec 21, 2018

Elanore Spies's redeployment was the best solution

Former Knysna Mayor Eleanore Bouw-Spies has been elected as speaker of the Garden Route District Municipality.

EWN , South Africa Dec 20, 2018

St Francis Bay update: Wind expected to pick up on Tuesday evening [video]

Read – Garden Route fires: Investigation launched to determine cause Source: Ventusky Although it has not been verified by the fire authorities, it seems more than likely that, at least in some parts, the fire may pick up.

The South African , South Africa Dec 18, 2018

St Francis Bay in flames: Kouga Local Municipality initiates emergency evacuations [photos & videos]

Read – Garden Route fires: Investigation launched to determine cause “The National Building Regulations require that any thatch roof larger than 20 square meters should not be placed within 4.5 meters of a boundary.

The South African , South Africa Dec 18, 2018

Forestry, sawmill industries count heavy cost of Garden Route fires

Replanting timber plantations destroyed in the recent Garden Route fires will cost around R80m, according to industry estimates.

Times Live , South Africa Dec 12, 2018

South Africa’s 8 best beaches you need to visit

Of the eight South African beaches ranked in the top 50, four are in Cape Town, with one along the Garden Route, another in Plettenburg Bay and one each in Port Elizabeth and Coffee Bay.

Business Tech , South Africa Dec 7, 2018