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Plett may be in lockdown, but watch thisā€¦

Plett may be in lockdown, but watch thisā€¦

Plettenberg Bay, like towns and cities all over South Africa, is in lockdown. During this unprecedented time, the people of Plett are hard at work keeping the town and townsfolk safe. Your health and ours is top ...more

Posted: April 3rd, 2020

Masks4All Plett & Beyond

Masks4All Plett & Beyond

Masks4All Plett & Beyond - COVID-19 masks The Masks4All Bitou & Beyond is an initiative started by Plett local Steve Ritky. Under the guidance of the Bitou Covid19 Response Team, Ritky and his committed team are tasked with ...more

Posted: April 3rd, 2020

Life under lockdown: Online Partying

Life under lockdown: Online Partying

Wandisileā€™s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. Life under lockdown: Online Partying As South Africans are adjusting to the 21 day nationwide lockdown as part of the efforts to flatten the curve of COVID-19 ...more

Posted: April 3rd, 2020

Step by step guide to claiming UIF

Step by step guide to claiming UIF

A step by step guide on how to claim UIF Please note the following from the Dept of Labour: Should a business be classified as essential services and they let their employees work short time due to COVID 19, they ...more

Posted: April 2nd, 2020

WATCH: SABC News reports on Plett drive to disinfect against COVID-19

WATCH: SABC News reports on Plett drive to di...

Efforts are underway to disinfect public areas in Plettenberg Bay in the southern Cape, SABC News reports. Teams have been dispatched to disinfect taxis, taxi ranks, municipal buildings, shopping centers, fuel stations and ...more

Posted: March 31st, 2020

What does lockdown mean for Plett’s farmers?

What does lockdown mean for Plett’s far...

The impact of lockdown on Plett's farmers during harvest The food value chain has been exempted from the lockdown and the South African society is relying on harvesting to continue.  Hence, nothing prevents people involved in ...more

Posted: March 31st, 2020

UIF is processing applications automatically

UIF is processing applications automatically

Electronic processing of Unemployment Insurance Fund in wake of COVID-19 To mitigate the effect of the 21-day national lockdown on workers, business and the economy, the Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) will be ...more

Posted: March 30th, 2020

Decontamination spraying of Plett against COVID-19 underway

Decontamination spraying of Plett against COV...

Decontamination of high risk Plett areas with F10SC has begun Early this morning a team started to disinfect high risk areas in Plett against possible infection from the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. They are using a ...more

Posted: March 30th, 2020

Jansenā€™s Travel and Tours offers free services to pensioners during the 21 days lockdown

Jansenā€™s Travel and Tours offers free servi...

Wandisileā€™s Plett A blog by Wandisile Sebezo. Jansenā€™s Travel and Tours offers free services to pensioners during the 21 days lockdown On Friday the 27th, day 1 of the 21 days lockdown due to the widespread ...more

Posted: March 29th, 2020

Plett F10 decontamination exercise to proceed

Plett F10 decontamination exercise to proceed

Bitou Municipality Mayor approves F10 decontamination in Plettenberg Bay area UPDATE: F10SC disinfectant process now underway in Plett - WATCH After lengthy research and consultation with local doctors, environmentalists ...more

Posted: March 29th, 2020

Plett decontamination exercise postponed

Plett decontamination exercise postponed

NOTICE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the decontamination of the town and the ā€˜foggingā€™ exercise has been postponed until after the 21 day lockdown as requested by theĀ Bitou Municipality. The supplies have been ...more

Posted: March 27th, 2020

How can YOU help #OnePlett?

How can YOU help #OnePlett?

Dear Bitou Resident Over the past week there have been a series of valuable discussions between the Bitou Municipality, private and public healthcare providers and other role-players and we have subsequently formed the Bitou ...more

Posted: March 26th, 2020