Entries by Newcastle Municipality

Newly elected councillor sworn–in

The Newcastle Municipality sworn-in one of the Inkatha Freedom Party devotee as a PR councillor. Ms. Fikile Angel Malinga was finally sworn-in as a PR councillor on Wednesday the 2nd of September at the Newcastle Council chamber. Present to witness this prestigious event was the whole of Exco, councilors, to officiate the induction the court […]

Let’s welcome Spring by saving water

As part of a bid for water rationing the Newcastle Municipality urges the Community to use water sparingly on this day as we are all welcoming Spring. The Community usually enjoy this day by cooling off the heat through water games that sees buckets full water flying in evey street and every school, today we […]

Protect our children from Cyber Bullying and Sexting

Cyber Bullying and sexting are two of the new concepts that are affecting many young children and learners. The sharing of explicit content, nude/semi-nude photographs, videos and messages portraying sexual behaviour has become a popular trend amongst youth. What is cyber bullying? Cyber bullying is harassment that takes place through the use of electronic devices […]

Mayor Afzul Rehman hands over houses to women in need

Newcastle Municipality Mayor Afzul Rehman handed over houses to two disadvantaged women headed households on Thursday, 13 August 2015 in Maskraal, Emavillakazini in ward 31 and Osizweni in ward 10, as part the many continuous initiatives the Newcastle Municipality has planned to help uplift the community as we commemorate Women’s Month. Gogo, Noboli Martha Nkambule […]

Government : Apply now for admission to tertiary institutions

Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister, Mduduzi Manana, has encouraged learners to apply at institutions of higher learning for the 2016 academic year now. September is the cut-off deadline for many institutions of higher learning. The Deputy Minister said this on Tuesday as he rolled out the 2015 Apply Now/Khetha Career Guidance Campaign at three […]

Newcastle Municipality Celebrates Women’s Month

Newcastle Municipality salutes the courage of women such as Charlotte Maxeke, Lillian Ngoyi, Hellen Joseph, Rahima Moosa and many others who fought tirelessly against the brutality of the apartheid government, when they marched to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956 in protest against the extension of Pass Laws to women. In line with national […]


Notice is hereby given all Newcastle West residents who would be interested in applying for prepaid electricity meters which will commence on 1 July 2015. 1. Municipal account needs to be up to date with no arrears. 2. A copy of the application form and its accompanying documents can be obtainable from the Newcastle Municipality, […]