Historical landmark left to fall apart

The Maharaj House situated on Boundary Road, Lennoxton, is a typical colonial Victorian building that was once the family home of Mac Maharaj, a founder member of the anti-apartheid movement.

An overgrowth years in the making

Residents in the area have complained of a greatly overgrown property in close proximity to a temple, a school and various residences.

Snakes and grass overrun village

Residents reported to the Advertiser this week how fed-up they were, complaining about a blatant lack of service delivery which had serious consequences.

Billboards give advertising a high in Newcastle CBD

Portfolio Councillor for Development Planning and Human Settlements, Matthew Shunmugam explained the pylons for the billboards had been erected on Hardwick and Allen streets, among other arterial routes.