Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Protest action blocks R67 at Nemato/Thornhill crossroads

Members of the Endlovini and Thornhill communities blocked off the R67 at the Nemato/Thornhill crossroads this morning to protest the awarding of a contract...

Ndlambe Municipality honeysucker dumping sewage in bush

Talk of the Town came across this Ndlambe Municipality honeysucker (vacuum tanker) discharging raw sewage in the bush on the verge of Wharf Street...

Ndlambe RO plant tender halted by high court

A tender “shrouded with suspicions of corruption” to build a sea water reverse osmosis plant (SWRO) on the banks of the Kowie River has...

Runaway tractor is stumped

One way to bring your tractor to a complete stop. It took a neighbour's tree to prevent this Ndlambe Municipality tractor, looking more like something...

Ndlambe LED helps train Ekuphumleni women

The Ndlambe Municipality’s LED (Local Economic Development) department recently arranged for SYLG Creations from East London to transfer skills to six local women to...

Another qualified audit for Ndlambe

Municipality cannot confirm indigent status of people getting free services Ndlambe Municipality received another qualified audit opinion from the Auditor General for the financial year...

Application for transfer of certificate of Registration – Prestons Liquor Store

Notice is hereby given that there will be a public participation meeting to consider the application for transfer of certificate of registration of Prestons...

DA opposes Makana Council’s decision to appeal High Court ruling

The Democratic Alliance (DA) in the Eastern Cape expressed shock at the Makana Municipal Council decision to appeal the Grahamstown High Court judgment ordering...

Building transgressions at the municipality

The Ndlambe Building Department seems oblivious to the fact that certain builders are constructing houses that do not conform to its own municipal rules. Talk...

More liquor licence applications

Public participation on new liquor for on-premises consumption has been called.

Mayor prevents Gift of the Givers from giving statement

By now we should all be aware of the relief work performed by Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Gift of the Givers who arrived with three...

DA: Ndlambe Municipality must step up and address water crisis

Democratic Alliance Frontier Constituency Leader, MP Kevin Mileham said the party was extremely concerned at the lack of urgency around the water crisis in...

Water Disruption Notice: Alexandria – Urgent

Water shutdown in Alexandria in off-peak times due to water shortages. Alexandria is encountering drastic water challenges due to drought and Eskom power outages. Consequently,...

WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS! WATER CRISIS!  ALL WATER SOURCES ON LOW...

WATER CRISIS & RESTRICTION NOTICE On October 24 the honourable Premier of the Province of the Eastern Cape, acting in terms of section 41(1) of...

Chaos at the council

Council meeting forced to move as EFF councillor refuses to leave For three hours last Thursday the Ndlambe full council meeting was delayed as speaker...
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Yet another sewage spill into the Kowie at Wharf Street

Raw sewage was overflowing again at the municipal sewage pump station in Wharf Street today, and spilling into the Kowie River. Local resident Graeme...

Even more rubbish dumped on road to St Francis Health Centre

Business owners in Port Alfred have expressed concern over a growing problem of rubbish being dumped along the gravel road leading to St Francis...

Prevent perennial polluters

Some business owners in Port Alfred have expressed concern over a growing problem of rubbish being dumped along the gravel road leading to St...

Sarah Baartman District awards certificates for Mzantsi Championships

Book clubs for school pupils throughout the country participated in the Funda Mzantsi National Championships that took place in George, Eastern Cape, from 23...

Water problems in Nemato

Municipal Spokesperson, Cecil Mbolekwa, issued the following notice to residents, sent from Sipho Babama. Non- Availability of water at Nemato Township "I would like to inform...

When bulls take a stroll to the Marina

Cattle wandering along our roads is a regular occurrence in Ndlambe and, on Sunday, a small herd of bulls was seen at the Royal...

‘No’ to tavern at old clinic

Bathurst residents object to proposed use of municipal building A controversial application to lease a portion of the Bathurst Commonage to a private business to...

Problems at the Bathurst dump

The Bathurst dump is an area of concern for local residents who say that the lack of signage plus the state of the road...
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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...