Saturday, August 24, 2019

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...

NOTICE – Water cut off next Tuesday

A message from Ndlambe infrastructure director, Noluthando Viti-Masiza This is to notify residents about the interruptions in the water supply that will be switched off...

Ndlambe could lose its skate park

If Ndlambe cannot provide land to erect skate park equipment acquired in February last year then neighbouring Makana Municipality has already made plans for...

Municipality must take steps…

Again, the steps that connect Stocks Avenue and Southwell Road are covered with refuse. Surely this is not what we want our visitors (thousands...

Makana mayor’s response to Eskom power cut threat

We understand that the notice that was issued by Eskom on 14 April(sic) 2019 has caused great panic and anxiety among local residents...

UPDATE ON WATER QUALITY FROM NDLAMBE MUNICIPALITY

Municipal spokesman Cecil Mbolekwa said: "The municipality discovered that there are traces of colour in our water supply. The municipality embarked on an investigation...
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Illegal dumping next to 43 Air School

Video taken on March 23 of illegal dumping at a wooded area next to 43 Air School and just before the Marjorie Parrish TB...
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The state of the Port Alfred balancing dam

On Saturday March 23, Talk of the Town went to look at the state of the balancing dam that serves Port Alfred, which is...

More sewage problems

It is a perennial problem, raw sewage flowing down streets and roads and directly into the river, and the urgent attention of the municipality...

Steps are filthy, does anyone care?

Once again we are publishing photographs of the steps that lead from Stocks Avenue to Southwell Road (R72). It seems that residents think this area...

Council debate over electricity provider

Ndlambe council debated giving an electricity service provider a 10-year contract at the recent council meeting. Ndlambe’s previous 15-year maintenance contract with Manelec has expired....

Ndlambe halts demolition work after asbestos scare

Ndlambe Municipality has called a halt on demolition and renovation work at a house in Mentone Road after a neighbour complained about an asbestos...
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