LAST week’s seasonal planning meeting was well attended by Ndlambe Municipality, SAPS, emergency services, councillors and representatives from the general public, but those present brought up the same issues as all previous meetings.
The intention was to craft a plan for Port Alfred and Kenton-on-Sea for the New Year’s Eve celebrations. Seafield and Boknes/Cannon Rocks would establish their own plans in a separate meeting.
The SAPS, headed by cluster commander Brigadier Morgan Govender, stated there simply were not enough officers to enforce drinking laws, and that SAPS would focus on preventing public violence, drinking and driving and other crimes such as housebreaking.
Full story in Talk of the Town, October 6