What’s happening over the holidays

2017-12-20 06:01

THIS issue of the Greytown Gazette is the final one for 2017.

The office closes today until 8am on Thursday January 11, 2018.

The first issue of 2018 is Wednesday January 17, with the usual deadlines of 1pm Friday January 12, 2018 for display, 10am Monday January 15, 2018 for classifieds and copy.

Christmas Day falls on Monday December 25 and December 26 is also a public holiday – Day of Goodwill. Banks, post office, etc., will be closed on these two days – supermarkets and some retailers will be open.

Umvoti Municipality offices will be closed from 12pm on Friday December 22 and reopen as usual on Wednesday and Thursday December 27 and 28.

The offices will close again on Friday December 29 at 12pm and reopen on Tuesday January 2, 2018.

Schools in the district are requested to send through matric details, pass rates, achievements and photos when they become available to greytowngazette @gmail.com or gazette

Essential services staff will be on standby during these holidays – they can be contacted for emergencies through G911 on 033 413 2911.

An appeal is made to motorists to drive safely and consider other drivers and pedestrians.

Here’s wishing all a happy, peaceful and healthy festive season and for those travelling out of town – safe return home.

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