• Jeffreys Bay
    Meet the DA candidates in JBay today

    The Democratic Alliance, the official opposition party in the Kouga Council is hosting a meeting today where they will introduce their Mayoral candidate for the 2016 election, as well as the Councillors who will be contesting in the various wards in Jeffreys Bay. The DA narrowly lost the 2011 election, when just over 1 000 […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    No lifeguards on JBay beaches

    Anybody swimming at the Jeffreys Bay Main Beach will do so at their own risk, the Kouga Municipality has warned. According to Kouga Municipal spokesperson, Laura-Leigh Randall, there will only be lifeguards at Dolphin Beach from November 2015. “There are lifeguards at Dolphin Beach, our Blue Flag beach, from November to April. The other swimming […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Golf day for DA in Jeffreys Bay

    The Democratic Alliance in Jeffreys Bay will be hosting a golf day on 13 December as part of their fund raising activities building up to the critical 2016 local government elections. There is R 8000 in prizes up for grabs at the golf day, which will be played at the Jeffreys Bay Golf Course. “I […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Van Lingen to represent Kouga in Parliament

    The leader of the Democratic Alliance in Kouga, ELza Van Lingen has been re-elected to the National Council of Provinces (NCOP) for 2014 – 2019. This is great news for the Kouga as it means we will have representation at the highest levels of Government and is just reward for the voters of Kouga, the […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    DA shows strong growth in Kouga By-elections

    In line with the DA’s massive gains in the by-elections country-wide the outcomes of those in Kouga proved the strong groundswell away from the governing party and non-delivery. Ward 9 Kouga – Hankey: DA 2011: 33% DA 2013: 44% Ward 5 Kouga – Arcadia: DA 2011: 55% DA 2013: 58% These results depict a positive […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    IEC in JBay to register voters today

    The Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) will be in Jeffreys Bay today to register voters for the 2014 South African elections. Residents who have never registered before can visit the Pellsrus Community Hall this morning and bring their South African ID book with them. People who have recently moved to Jeffreys Bay can also use the […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Big sewage spill in Pellsrus

    Residents of Pellsrus awoke this morning to the sight and smell of raw sewage running in their streets and in their gardens. These sewage spills are unfortunately not uncommon in Pellsrus, as well as the wider Jeffreys Bay, including Main Beach. After the DA receiving several calls for help, Councillor Brenton Williams investigated the problem. […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    “Sewage motion” cast aside by Kouga Council

    The Kouga Council last week voted against allowing a motion requesting a report be tabled detailing the problems with sewage in the area together with the costs of repairing the sewage infrastructure. In a stormy Council meeting the motion, which was tabled by the Democratic Alliance was not even debated, leaving residents in Loerie, Jeffreys […]

  • Jeffreys Bay
    Unlawful appointments at Kouga Municipality

    The Democratic Alliance will contest the unlawful appointments of senior managers by the Kouga mayoral committee. The Municipal Systems Act is clear that the appointments of Section 56 and 57 managers (senior officials) must be approved by a “municipal council” and not by a mayoral committee – as has been the case in Kouga Municipality. […]

  • Sewage spill under control

    Residents were expecting yet another sewage spill into the ocean at Main Beach this week as Municipal officials constructed a dam wall at the Ski Boat club. The reason why a spill occurred was due to the upgrading of the Koraal Street pump station with an additional pump. However, once the Municipality realised that a […]

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