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Bergrivier community in ‘dire need of basic infrastructure’

The DA seized control of the former ANC stronghold during the local government elections.

Picture: EWN.

CAPE TOWN - Democratic Alliance (DA) supporters in Bergrivier say it's time for the party to amplify its housing and youth development plans for the community.

The DA seized control of the former African National Congress (ANC) stronghold during the local government elections.

Bergrivier plaas, next to a busy main road nestled in a farming community, is abuzz with kids playing and grown-ups seeking the late afternoon sun.

But residents paint a picture of a community in dire need of basic infrastructure.

The Drakenstein Municipality has set out to bring some form if relief to these residents, but many of them want the process to begin as soon as possible.