Sunday, December 16, 2018

New interns for Ndlambe

  NDLAMBE Municipality has acquired the services of 25 new interns to assist the various departments in a year-long programme that will help them develop...

Ndlambe Music Festival is on again, with a little cash injection...

NDLAMBE council confirmed it will help fund the Ndlambe Music Festival, despite assurances by event organisers, the Department of Sport, Recreation, Arts and Culture...

Water restrictions, with immediate effect

At its final council meeting of the year, held at Cannon Rocks in December, an addendum item requested the approval of the following water...

WATER UPDATE: Outage caused by vandalism at balancing dam

This is to inform you about the water challenge that we are currently facing: The balancing dam where raw water is stored has experienced vandalism...

Parra and municipality to work together facing challenges

PORT Alfred Residents and Ratepayers Association (Parra) held their annual general meeting last week at the Port Alfred Civic Centre, with several Ward 10...

Makana money woes

‘Insolvent’ municipality owes creditors R146-million LISTING a litany of grave financial problems in Makana Municipality, several groups making up the Concerned Citizens Committee to Save...

Poor audit – Another qualified opinion from AG for Ndlambe

  NDLAMBE Municipality has received yet another qualified audit from the Auditor General (AG) for the financial period, 2016/2017, this despite assurances by the municipal...

Residents will be credited for municipal overbilling

NDLAMBE residents have been overbilled by the municipality on their July bills. The error was picked up by Charles Pellew, a former chairman of the...

Municipal workers’ debt still an issue

ROB KNOWLES MUNICIPAL workers owed over R1-million to Ndlambe Municipality by March this year, as highlighted by finance portfolio councillor, DA caucus leader Ray Schenk...

Miscreants dump illegally

DUMP BY THE RIVER: A new rubbish dump appears to have sprung up at the riverside behind the Lounge off Pascoe Crescent recently. Lots...

At last, 43 Air School, Public Works and Ndlambe meet

THE long-awaited discussion between Ndlambe Municipality, the national Department of Public Works and 43 Air School took place at the council chambers on Friday...

More areas, but same strict conditions for fireworks

NDLAMBE Municipality has announced its list of designated areas for the discharging of fireworks, in addition to the West Pier in Port Alfred which...

Water shortages alert by Ndlambe Municipality

Please be advised that there are water shortages in some areas in the township and in town, caused by Eskom power breakages at the...

UPDATE: Spotlight on uncollected refuse galvanises action

TALK of the Town's queries and exposure about 27 bags of uncollected refuse in William Cock Road, Port Alfred, prompted a response from Ndlambe...

Makana neglect over Eskom bill earns DA wrath

THE DA caucus on the Makana council has slammed the municipality for using revenue generated from electricity sales to pay R13-million monthly in salaries...

Lack of support at the Ward 10 mayoral imbizo

LAST week Talk of the Town published a brief snippet from the story on the mayoral imbizo. stating it was poorly attended by members...
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EFF protest the demolition of graves

The Economic Freedom Fighters were out in numbers on Monday morning to protest what they see as a total disrespect for their ancestors after...

War room volunteers awaited training

  IT was clear at the war room training session for Wards 5 through 10, held at the Port Alfred Civic Centre on Monday afternoon,...

Water restrictions still in effect

There have recently been questions asked on social media about water restriction in the area Water usage restrictions, imposed by Ndlambe Municipality late last year,...

Ward 10 shows little support at the mayoral imbizo

THERE was little participation at Thursday evening’s mayoral imbizo; an opportunity to have pressing questions answered by the municipality as well as to raise...

Flood pumps issue left hanging

Documents still not signed, one year later A YEAR after the late Derek Victor donated new floodwater pumps for the Medolino valley to Ndlambe Municipality,...

Traffic Department will be closed this afternoon

Ndlambe municipal spokesman, Cecil Mbolekwa informs the people of Port Alfred that, due to the death of a colleague, the Traffic Department will be...
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EFF make a big noise in town

XOLISA Runeli and a small group of other EFF stalwarts braved the rain on Friday afternoon to stand at the car park on Masonic...

Ward 10 committee notes

Seasonal music festival QUESTIONS regarding the holiday season special events dominated the Ward 10 committee meeting, held at the council chambers on Monday, with members...

Beach Road attracts development

  LOUISE KNOWLES BEACH Road risks losing its picturesque character as resurfacing recently began on the tarred road which twists and turns alongside the Kowie River. It...

Health crisis looms in Grahamstown

Grahamstown’s poorer areas are becoming potential disease pits as informal rubbish dumps filled with every kind of hazardous waste  spring up in almost every...

Municipality in liquor licence transfer debacle

CONFUSION over the terms of a lease in the small boat harbour has resulted in the Ward 10 committee recommending that a liquor licence...

Ongoing dispute over old Spur building

THE question of exactly who is responsible for the old “Spur” building at the end of the small boat harbour pier was an item...

Municipality to switch billing to online system

LOUISE CARTER MUNICIPAL bills which arrive late or not at all are causing distress to Ndlambe residents. Port Alfred resident Daphne Wilson spoke out about her...
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