A small group of farmers has enlisted outside help in opposition to the proposed landfill at Greenwich Farm.
Cllr Ngcobo attempted to provide a response to the Fairleigh residents, but was greeted with much antagonism.
The condition of the houses, which belong to the police department, were initially brought to light in February and March.
“When I approached her to ask her to move the car, as I couldn’t get into mine, she swore at me and told me to ‘F off’ because I should learn how to park.”
Residents claimed the lack of lighting in suburban areas has contributed to crime and theft in the area, as darkness paved the way for criminals to operate without being seen.
This is not the case with many sports grounds across Newcastle, where disrepair or general decay of fencing has left pitches and fields exposed to all elements.
Urgent repairs to two arterial roads by the municipality may result in closure or detours over the weekend.
By-elections for the vacant ward were set aside in August of 2016 by the Electoral Court, after a number of voters not resident in Ward 23 were found to have cast their ballots there.
Ward committee members, as well as the general public, convened to discuss issues of crime in Ward 3, particularly the 72 municipal flats in Suryaville .
Fed-up with their concerns falling on deaf ears, residents took to the streets in a public protest against the alleged lack of response from their Ward Councillor.
It was revealed at the draft tariff public hearing that under-budgeting created a backlog on the maintenance of electrical infrastructure.