Thursday, October 17, 2019
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Problems at the Bathurst dump

The attached video gives a very brief explanation as to what the Bathurst Dump looks like. However, the dump actually extends from the intersection of...

Ndlambe vehicle licensing department closed until further notice

Ndlambe Municipality sent this notice today: Please note: due to unforeseen circumstances, the Motor Vehicle Licensing Section is closed until further notice. We apologise for any...

Water rationing begins in Makana

The severity of the ongoing drought conditions mean that the dam levels on the western side of Makana – Settlers, Jameson, Milner and Howiesons...

Sewage spill in Wharf Street

Residents reported that raw sewage was spilling from the pump station in Wharf Street again on Monday August 26. We asked the municipality what was...

Municipality answers questions regarding Bathurst Commonage sand mine proposal

Following up on our front-page story in this week's Talk of the Town regarding the Bathurst Commonage, the municipality replied to our questions but...

Ward 3 & Ward 4 – Water supply Notice

Notice from Municipal spokesman, Cecil Mbolekwa Maintenance is scheduled for Tuesday August 6 at the main supply pipeline in Kenton-on-Sea. The maintenance is planned to...

Water interruption

Ndlambe municipal notice: Notice is hereby given that Ndlambe Municipality will be doing a scheduled shutdown of the Sarel Hayward Dam supply system. The shutdown...

Mayor’s acceptance speech

On Monday Khululwa Ncamiso was elected mayor of Ndlambe Municipality at the council chambers. Due to disruption following her election, when EFF councillor, Xolisa Runeli,...
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New mayor for Ndlambe

On Monday morning Khululwa Ncamiso was voted in as mayor of Ndlambe at a special meeting of the council and following former mayor Phindile...

Ndlambe finances in a good state, says Schenk

Last week’s open executive committee meeting was a hurried affair where councillor Ray Schenk stood in for the mayor who was finishing his round...

Makana mayor says necessary steps have been taken to ensure no...

This coming weekend Makana Municipality will be hosting The National Arts Festival, and mayor Mzukisi Mpahlwa has assured residents and visitors of the municipality’s...

Help from Canada

BigM intends to assist Ndlambe deal with climate change Ndlambe Municipality has enthusiastically welcomed Canadian support to tackle green issues like waste management and climate change. BigM...

Sighting of male baboon in Port Alfred

the office of the director: community/protection services for Ndlambe Municipality issued the following media release: The public may be aware that there has, during the...

Council notes: Solar geyser rollout for Ndlambe

In a national solar geyser rollout programme, Ndlambe will benefit by being given 4,000 geysers for installation in indigent households. Ndlambe Municipality had to prepare...

Big debt write-off

Ndlambe Council mulls proposal to erase R17m Ndlambe Municipality has presented a draft to council to write off nearly R17-million in irrecoverable debt owed by...

Ndlambe mayor’s bragging rights

Ndlambe mayor Phindile Faxi apologised for being late to last week’s council meeting, but was happy to report he had “bragging rights” over housing. “Housing...

Ndlambe’s landfill sites get a makeover

Ndlambe’s solid waste disposal problems could become a thing of the past if council gives the go-ahead to an expert in the field. Marius Els,...

Water supply interruptions for Wards 3 and 4

From municipal manager Rolly Dumezweni: There is maintenance scheduled for the 6th of June 2019 at the Main Reservoirs in Kenton-on-Sea and the Reticulation Network...
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Toposcope opening unites the community

Ndlambe Mayor Phindile Faxi, was a guest of honour at the official opening ceremony of the Toposcope in Bathurst on Saturday and said the...

Makana apologises to Gift of the Givers and is looking into...

Following the fallout of a public spat between the Gift of the Givers (GoG), Makana Municipality and the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS)...

Provincial government says its intervention in Makana is still on track

A stakeholder engagement meeting convened by the Eastern Cape government on the water intervention in Makana Local Municipality has agreed that a consolidated report...

Notice: Water supply interruption for 24 hours

Notice is hereby given that Ndlambe Municipality will be doing a scheduled shutdown of the Sarel Hayward Dam supply system. This shutdown forms part...

Latest: Sand mine proposal withdrawn

‘Don’t mine sand here’ say local residents An unsolicited proposal to mine sand from an environmentally sensitive area near the Port Alfred balancing dam was...

Business forum highlights water situation

Water has been an issue in Ndlambe for a long time, and independent water consultant for the municipality, Justin Wilmot, explained the problems associated...

Makana dams reach critical levels

WATER RATIONING WILL COMMENCE Makana Municipality has warned that dam levels in Makhanda West (Grahamstown) are at a critical level, despite recent rain. The municipality said...

Lights will stay in Makhanda – for now

Eleventh hour court action by the Grahamstown Business Forum (GBF) and Grahamstown Residents Association (GRA) has staved off punitive power cuts in Makhanda until...

Makana mayor gives update on refuse removal

We are very happy to announce that refuse collection has finally resumed from this week going forward. In the beginning of February 2019 municipal workers...
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Ndlambe Municipality assures Port Alfred residents the water is safe to...

Ndlambe Municipality has assured Port Alfred residents that the tapwater is safe to drink. At a media briefing on Thursday, community protection services director...
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Media briefing on the state of Port Alfred water

Ndlambe Municipality held a media briefing on Thursday about the state of water in Port Alfred. Infrastructural development director Noluthando Vithi-Masiza spoke about water...
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