Piketberg Art Weekend 29 to 31 October

Artists in Piketberg are joining hands to create awareness of the beautiful and ecologically sensitive Verlorenvlei wetland, a RAMSAR-listed site that runs all the way from the Piketberg mountain range to Elands Bay on the West Coast. This important freshwater source,...

Developments in the NEW Riviera PR Application

There has been a long silence because after we submitted our objections the DMR took several months to convene a RMDEC meeting to discuss the 3rd Bongani Prospecting Right application. The meeting was finally held on 28 July 2010. The Verlorenvlei Coalition were not...

NEW Riviera Prospecting Right application – where we stand

The Verlorenvlei Coalition has been dedicated in their resistance to the third prospecting application in the Verlorenvlei catchment area, made by Bongani Minerals earlier this year. Thank you to everyone who submitted their objection to the application and who...

NEW Riviera Prospecting Right application

NEW Riviera Prospecting Right application – PLEASE HELP! The Mining Right application in the Moutonshoek Valley has been withdrawn and Bongani Minerals has instead lodged a Prospecting Right application with the Department of Mineral Resources (DMR). Please see the...

Implications of the proposed Moutonshoek Valley tungsten mine

The implication of the applications to prospect for and mine tungsten in the Moutonshoek Valley Bongani Mineral’s recently withdrawn application for mining rights and newly submitted application for prospecting rights in the Moutonshoek Valley are about low grade...

Opportunities for public comment

Dear VC members and friends More opportunities for public comment The Public Open Day will take place on Wednesday, 28 April 2010 at the Piketberg Public Library Hall, between 14:00 and 19:00. We urge you to be there in full force. Coalition members and supporters are...

Verlorenvlei Coalition Update – April 2010

The latest news from the Verlorenvlei Coalition. [download id=”2″] To date 1400 individual members and 46 organisations have registered with the Coalition! What you can do We need you to join us and to get others to join as well.   To join the Verlorenvlei...

50/50 screening 5 April 2010 at 7:30 pm

50/50 screening 5 April 2010 at 7:30 pm The new look 50/50 will be back on air in April 2010 as promised. The programme will open on Monday 5 April (Easter Monday) at 7:30 pm and the Moutonshoek mine application/Verlorenvlei story will at last be aired!  Please watch...

Verlorenvlei Coalition update report 23 October 2009

News from the Verlorenvlei Coalition, including the latest on a new mining rights application, membership figures, and what you can do to help. **UPDATE 9 March 2010: unfortunately, we had some issues with a virus that may have been in the pdf files available here. ...

VC Final Comments Report

For interested parties:  a downloadable copy of the Final Comments Report submitted to Aubrey Withers by the Verlorenvlei Coalition. VC Comments on Final Scoping Report 2. (256KB)

LEAPS – Lamberts & Elands Animal Protection Services

aug-2009-spayathon-ay-elands-bay-school.jpg ◄ Back Next ► Picture 1 of 5 LEAPS is a registered animal welfare organisation tending to the needs of animals in the townships of Elands Bay and Lamberts Bay up the West Coast. Our team consists of 3 women, and...