Entries by Newcastle Municipality

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 […]


To all media Kindly receive the information below for your attention The Special Joints Operations Committee, at its special meeting held on 23 February 2017, resolved that the community and the businesses be advised of the following : · That the clinic situated at the taxi rank in Terminus Street, Newcastle has been closed due […]

Report on heavy rainfall in Newcastle

Report on heavy rainfall in Newcastle This morning, 23 February 2017, the Mayor together with the SED for Community Services: Mr Mandla Sithole and Protection Services Chief Traffic Officer: Mr Ashok Anandhaw held a media briefing to report on the heavy rainfall. During the briefing the following was reported; Housing Approximately fifty-five (55) households with […]

Floods in Newcastle – Media Release

MEDIA RELEASE Date: 22 February 2017 Floods in Newcastle In response to the current flooding disaster currently taking place in Newcastle and surrounding areas, the Municipal Manager; Mr B.E Mswane articulated that the Disaster Management team has been on the ground to assist the community during these times. “Our traffic and disaster management team were […]

Mayoral School uniform distribution

Today, 17 February 2017. The Mayor of Newcastle Cllr E.M Nkosi started off his day by visiting three schools in the area of Newcastle and Madadeni, with the objective of handing over school uniform to disadvantaged children. The following schools were visited Ncandu Combined School, Phikelela Higher Primary and lastly Sekusile High School. During the […]