Spare water, uThukela Water urges residents

“The water storage capacities of the Umzinyathi area are still very low, and consequently, the ability of the Buffalo River to solely sustain this region is questionable, based on current and historic water supply figures.”

Red tape delays Utrecht road repairs

The eMadlangeni Municipality’s Communications Department explained a business plan had been developed to provide a clear framework for resurfacing the town’s roads.

Residents tripped up by Utrecht power

This is a continuation of a report by the Newcastle Advertiser in March of 2016, relating to frequent power outages in Utrecht and a survey of functioning electrical boxes by AfriForum.

Municipality cuts budget to the bone

At a special council meeting on Wednesday, March 29. Mayor, Makhosini Nkosi laid facts bare with the presentation of the State of the Town Address and 2017/2018 Budget Speech.

Newcastle remains afloat on rough waters

Faced with a potentially unfunded budget, advice from provincial governance against a balancing loan and the denial of full-time councillors, municipal leadership has fought to maintain control of the ship.

Grave news from Utrecht’s old cemetery

Mr Douman called on the municipality to address the disrespect being shown to the dead, and the public to take a stance against service delivery failures from authorities.