"March is Human Rights Month - a time to reflect on how far we have come as a nation. It is also Fine Free Month at our libraries and we encourage residents to return library materials during this month as no fines will be payable.

Please continue to #MaskUp and adhere to the Level 1 lockdown regulations."

Mayor Gesie van Deventer

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Historic agreement signed – investigation into alternate energy sources can commence

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Statement by Executive Mayor Gesie van Deventer 25 February 2021 The memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the Stellenbosch... Read More → Historic agreement signed – investigation into alternate energy sources can commence

Adjustment Budget Speech 2020/2021

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The following speech was delivered by Mayor Gesie van Deventer at a special council meeting on 24 February 2021. Speaker; Deputy Mayor;... Read More → Adjustment Budget Speech 2020/2021

Congratulations to our class of 2020

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Mayor Gesie van Deventer 23 February 2021 The Matric class of 2020 faced unprecedented challenges. Schools were closed for long periods at... Read More → Congratulations to our class of 2020

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Welcome to the Greater Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch town is 50 km to the east of Cape Town and is - after Cape Town - the oldest town in South Africa.

The 900 square kilometres municipal area is internationally renowned for its beautiful environment, many places of interest, wine farms, street cafes, restaurants, quality wines, historical buildings and excellent educational institutions.

The major portion of the area is utilised for agriculture (mainly wine production) and it includes the major towns of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek as well as settlements such as Klapmuts, Koelenhof, Kylemore, Johannesdal, Pniel, Kayamandi, Cloetesville, Ida’s Valley, Jamestown and Raithby.

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