Thursday, March 4, 2021

Another NCAL success story

Siyanda Qutywa is a humble boy who loves to work hard. But, like many other boys in the township, he had anger issues. Activities like...

The current water situation in Ndlambe – 26 December 2020

The current water situation in Ndlambe is as follows: WATER USAGE: Strict water restrictions remain throughout Ndlambe. The recent rains have been most welcome, however,...

Covid-19 surge and trauma patients put Western Cape hospitals under ‘severe...

Hospitals across the Western Cape were under “severe pressure” on Sunday due to a sharp increase in patients with severe Covid-19. The provincial health department...

Council Notes

Liquor hours will not be extended this holiday season. “Accept that liquor must be restricted,” said Ndlambe mayor Khululwa Ncamiso. The message was stated at the...

Update from Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee

According to the Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee (JOC) statement released today, the number of cumulative cases of Covid-19 in Ndlambe is 2,296,...

WARD 3 & 4 – WATER RESTRICTION NOTICE

The community of ward 3 and 4 (Kenton, Bushman’s, Marselle & Klipfontein is experiencing severe water shortages due to breakdowns at the Albany Coast...

Matric rage parties were superspreader events: Zweli Mkhize

Health minister Zweli Mkhize on Sunday called on all those who attended matric rage parties across the country to immediately go into a 10-day...

‘This virus doesn’t take a holiday’: Ramaphosa tells SA to stay...

The time for caution is now, President Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday night as he warned the country about a Covid-19 resurgence during the...

Statement on the SBDM DCC Meeting Held on November 30

01 December 2020 The Sarah Baartman District Municipality’s (SBDM) District Command Council (DCC) continues to be concerned by the high COVID-19 positivity rate in the...

Collection points for water for residents on west and east bank

Ndlambe Municipality will install water tanks at various strategic positions on Port Alfred’s west and east bank for residents to be able to collect...

QFS gets Port Alfred RO tender again

DA: we remain convinced that this outcome was set up from the start Ndlambe Municipality has appointed Quality Filtration Systems (QFS) as the contractor for...

Water to be shut off 24 hours a day for entire...

Ndlambe municipality announced a revised water schedule today, indicating that water will be switched off in the entire Port Alfred for 24-hour periods every...

Port Alfred water schedule for November 21 – 27

https://www.talkofthetown.co.za/2020/11/13/update-on-water-situation-in-ndlambe-2/

EC to embark on mass testing, enforce wearing of masks in...

The Eastern Cape provincial government will embark on mass testing, screening, tracking, tracing of people who are contacts of people infected by coronavirus, enforce...

Update on water situation in Ndlambe

Sarel Hayward Dam is at a critical 3.7% capacity The current water situation in Ndlambe is as follows: Port Alfred: The Sarel Hayward Dam is at...

Ndlambe Municipality Covid-19 update

The Covid-19 Joint Operations Committee (JOC) reports that daily cases of coronavirus are increasing in Ndlambe. Currently there are 83 active cases, 1,109 recoveries...
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WATCH: Resident queries exactly what work is being done by these...

A resident has taken several videos of municipal workers doing nothing or very little, over a period of days, at the intersection of Dickinson...

Drivers licence renewals on hold as eye test machine at traffic...

Ndlambe Municipality wishes to inform the public that the LEU machine (for eye testing, fingerprint taking) at the traffic department is currently faulty. Driving licence...

Mayor’s update on water crisis in Port Alfred

The current water situation in Ndlambe is as follows:   Port Alfred: The Sarel Hayward Dam is presently at 5.3% capacity. Sadly, the recent rains had...

URGENT UPDATE: Ndlambe water crisis

SANDY BIRCH, Sunshine Coast Tourism The present water situation as led to unabated drought conditions together with consistently high user consumption has contributed to dire...

Promise of hope for residents of Klipfontein wetlands

The Democratic Alliance (DA) says it is optimistic that the pressure it has placed on Ndlambe Municipality has paid off, and that the residents...

Sarah Baartman District Municipality discusses Covid-19 cases

Statement on the SBDM DTCC Meeting Held on 08 October 2020 In the Sarah Baartman District Municipality’s (SBDM) District Technical Command Council (DTCC) virtual meeting...

Update on Covid-19 figures in Ndlambe

As of September 30, Ndlambe’s total Covid-19 cases numbered 991, of which 955 have already recovered, 28 have died and eight are active. The Ndlambe...

Update on water situation in Port Alfred and Bathurst

The present water situation: The Sarel Hayward Dam (supplying water to Port Alfred) and the Golden Ridge Dam (supplying water to Bathurst) are at...

Families drink from drains as water trucks break down

Three out of four water trucks in Eastern Cape town are in for repairs From TimesLive NOMBULELO DAMBA-HENDRIK Families in drought-stricken Dutywa are drinking filthy water from...

Rubbish on the street

There is a growing problem in the area of refuse that is apparently dumped at the side of roads. This was a photograph of...

DA calls on Ndlambe Council to reject QFS payment proposal

The Democratic Alliance in Ndlambe has submitted a motion to council rejecting the proposal to accept reverse osmosis equipment from Quality Filtration Systems (QFS)...

Meter reading lapse results in higher bills

A number of Port Alfred residents have contacted Talk of the Town about being billed for two months for both water and electricity use,...
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Starting a new dumpsite

This video was taken at the bottom of Wiersma Road in the industrial area of Port Alfred and shows that refuse has been accumulated...

Water is still a critical issue in Ndlambe

Following several requests for more information, Talk of the Town is reissuing the water restrictions for your general information. These are the regulations first...