Entries by Newcastle Municipality

2017/18 IDP & Budget Roadshows

Under his leadership, Mayor Cllr Makhosini Nkosi together with his political and administrative team embarked on a series of public consultative meetings under the Annual Integrated Development Plan (IDP) and Budget Roadshow Program, which commenced from the 26th of April to the 11th of May 2017. Under the theme, Navigate through the Storm and Seas, […]

Be Safe This Easter

The Easter holiday season is synonymous with high crash and accident rates which claims too many lives and or incurs injury to our citizens. This ultimately negatively affects the country’s economy by millions of rands. In order to influence the mindset of road users, it is vital that law enforcers create a euphoria of Omni-presence, […]

20 Years of the Constitution – Fact Sheet

• This year’s marks the 20th anniversary of the South African Constitution. • The Constitution is the supreme law of the land. No other law or government action can supersede the provisions of the Constitution. • South Africa’s Constitution is one of the most progressive in the world and enjoys high acclaim internationally. • Our […]

Water is a Human Right

The Newcastle Municipality’s Department of Water Services held a three day water awareness campaign from the 5th to the 7th of April 2017, under the theme Water and Sanitation is a Human Right. The main objective of the programme was to highlight the  importance of  preserving water and  educate  residents from the rural areas on […]

Amajuba Healthy Lifestyle event

During the engagement dialogues with the community of Newcastle, the Office of the Mayor identified the ‘lifestyle we living’ as an issue and for this reason approached the Department of Arts, Culture, Sports and Recreation in hosting a healthy lifestyle event to encourage the culture of exercising. The event was held on Saturday, 01 April […]


The Newcastle Municipality (NM), pursuant to the provisions of the Municipal Finance Management Act no.: 56 of 2003 read together with the Supply Chain Management Regulations (2005) as well as Preferential Procurement Regulations, 2011 pertaining to the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework Act no.: 05 of 2000, hereby invites suppliers/service providers to register on the Council`s […]

Budget Speech and State of the Town Address 2017

Budget Speech 2017/18 year Madam Speaker Honorable Deputy Mayor and the entire Executive Fellow Counsellors Amakhosi asendlunkulu The Religious Leaders present Captains of industries and business leaders present Regional heads of various Government department Fellow citizens of Newcastle Leadership of the ANC Leadership of all Political Parties Present This year South Africa marks 23 years […]

Newcastle Municipality Commemorates Human Rights Day

“The year of OR Tambo: Unity in Action in Advancing Human Rights” The 21st of March, Human Rights Day South Africa commemorates the fallen heroes of the Sharpeville Massacre. Our Country can will always remember the 69 men, women and children killed and another 180 injured for standing up against the unjust “Pass Laws” of […]

New councillor sworn in

Councillor Sombu Bellinah Buthelezi was sworn into office during a council meeting held on Wednesday, 09 March 2017. Cllr Buthelezi replaces Alphinah Angel Coka; as a PR councillor in ward 23. Magistrate Gurlal officiated the induction, where Buthelezi swore under oath to serve the community without fear or favour. She promised to carry forward the […]