Entries by Newcastle Municipality

Protection Services event

In October 2012, Ms Zanele Sibisi, a fire fighter for the Newcastle Fire Station was selected as one of the eight finalists in the 2013 Centrum Guardian Project after displaying extreme bravery and dedication when rescuing a man from a bulk water pipe on the 4th of October after he was trapped inside while repairing […]

Mandela’s Entrepreneurship and Careers Expo

The Department of Economic Development and Tourism together with Amajuba District Municipality and Newcastle Municipality hosted a Mandela’s Children Entrepreneurship and Careers Expo at Phelindaba Sports grounds on 31 March 2014, with the aim to advice the youth in making astute career choices. The expo was attended by MEC for KZN Social Development Ms Weziwe […]

Freedom Flame – 20 Years of Democracy

FREEDOM FLAME By Sithembile Monareng On 19 March 2014 the freedom flame hailed the Amajuba District in celebration of 20 years of freedom and democracy. The celebration was the major symbol of 20 years of democracy and the flame symbolized the light prevailing over darkness. MEC Dr Sibongiseni Dlomo in his capacity as champion of […]

CCTV our Big Brother

CCTV cameras are a modern way for crime prevention. As the municipality staff and management we need to have some knowledge of how these cameras work. During each shift our operators will stop a camera from auto-patrolling and will manually move the camera to check around the area of the camera. When it does happen […]

Blue Drop status

Newcastle boasts about the water quality and receiving 100% compliance in our drinking water and achieving Blue Drop Status. The upgrade and refurbishment of our wastewater facilities in Newcastle will undoubtedly place Newcastle at the fore even in green drop.

Newcastle embarks “On-Seperation” at source

The Newcastle Municipality has embarked on our effort to separate waste a source. The introduction of a two bag system is underway. Residents are in support of separation at source- there is on-going education on separation at source. The department has taken educating each an every household which is still in progress, educating of what […]

Landfill Site

Landfill Site: Newcastle Landfill Site is a GMB+ site/Class 2 Landfill situated off the N11 on the Madadeni Road. The site is in the Amajuba District. The site boast about its site operations which is in compliance with regulations. The site is fully fenced, has a fully operational weighbridge and produces data for SAWIS, the […]

Adopt the River Project

Adopt the River Project was initiated following the concerns of litter settling from the Bus and Taxi Rank into the Ncandu River. The project was launched by DEA last week 14 August 2013. The project has created an opportunity for 49 individuals who will be trained to cleaning the river by removing all the waste […]