SASOLBURG. – The construction of a R3,7 billion housing development is planned in the Sasolburg Municipality area.  SASOLBURG. – The construction of a R3,7 billion housing development is planned in the Sasolburg Municipality area. Planning of the new Sasolburg town extension was completed by Vaal Plan Town and regional planners in December 2014.


For a one-of-a-kind extreme water adventure try flyboarding at The Boathouse, located on the premises of the Riverside Sun Resort in Vanderbijlpark. Built by Franky Zapata from Marseille, a watersport enthusiast and jet-ski champion, the flyboard is a wakeboard-based water jet that uses propulsion to thrust you into the air. An 18-metre flexible rope is connected between the flyboard and a jet-ski turbine, allowing an operator to control the pump and hand-guided nozzles to stabilise your flight.

A conference on April 3, funded by Vaal Committed Citizens and Entrepreneurs (VCCEG) members, managed to open lines of communications between the Vaal River City Development (VRCD) Management, Gauteng Department of Economic Development, Emfuleni Local Municipality, Sedibeng District Municipality and the business community of Vaal on VRCD. Presentations provided the sorely needed update on the development, silent since the sword turning of May 2015 and the anticipated construction commencement of end of 2015.

The Vaal River Meander Wine Route, starts on the 16th July 2016 and is on for the next six weekends till the 28th August. All are welcome to indulge in this well-priced wine treat, which is a perfect way to beat the winter blues. As always, the Wine Route is on every Saturday and Sunday and Public Holiday from midday to 6pm.

Feedback from participants in the Rotary Club of Parys’ Vaal Eden Rhino Challenge on Saturda, 28th and Sunday 29th March was that this was an awesome event with fantastic trails in magnificent scenery. The event featured 4 trail runs over 2 days at 2 wildlife parks, The Savannah Africa and The Dell on the Vaal Eden Road north of Parys. The full Vaal Eden Rhino Challenge consisted of the 25km Savannah Rhino Trail Run on the Saturday plus the 15km Antelope Trail Run on the Sunday.