Ncandu and Amcor pollution update: Newcastle Municipality withdrawing case against laundry

After an explosion of political mudslinging, Newcastle took centre stage during the final leg of the Local…

Evotel hosts event at Huttenpark Primary School in support of Home Meah

On Saturday, 26 February 2022, Hutten Park Primary School hosted Fibre Network Operator, Evotel's family and charity orientated event.

Barry Hertzog Park pooh pit: Family discusses life with the trench

Living right by the pool of excrement, Jean and Shadre de Necker explain that the past…

Ukraine crisis could see petrol price jump to R25 a litre soon

For South Africa, which imports oil instead of exploring and extracting its own, higher oil prices…

This is how much more you will pay for alcohol and tobacco products 

Smokers and drinkers will now be forking out extra cash for their favourite brands of smokes…

Is Eskom on the up? New update from de Ruyer claims so

Is there a glimmer of light at the end of the tunnel for the power utility?…

Police recover R73 000 worth of stolen cattle in Madadeni

Stock theft remains a complex crime in Northern KwaZulu-Natal, affecting numerous local farmers throughout the area.

uThukela District Municipality claims sabotage is responsible for burst pipes and water outages

These incidents included water valves being tampered with and an unknown set of keys being used…

The bloodline of Mediclinic Newcastle, an exhibition of extraordinary people

After nine months of pregnancy, one quickly learns there is so much that comes with having…

Volksrust furniture store armed robbed and staff held hostage

Three men are now in police custody following a robbery at a Volksrust furniture store on Tuesday,…

Tax relief for households as Finance Minister tables maiden budget

National Treasury affirmed that it would not increase taxes this year, ensuring taxpayers don’t have to reach…

Newcastle Municipality confirms the water is safe, following typhoid scare

An outbreak of enteric fever (typhoid fever) in the Western Cape has cast a cloud over…

Parliament set to address race definitions this week

The petition requests that the term "Coloured" be removed from all official government forms, private institutions,…

Voortrekker Street business in Newcastle robbed at gunpoint 

Communication Zone, a local business situated on Voortrekker Street, Newcastle, recently fell victim to an armed…

Aviary Hill residents left without water for over 5 days

Aviary Hill, a prominent suburb of Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, has seen a large section of the area…

Newcastle’s R1 billion rental housing projects to be completed

Sibiya told the leaders of Newcastle Municipality that the department was on track to complete more than 22…

Northern Natal’s latest crime update is deeply troubling

According to the latest crime statistics, many people do not realise that not all is well in…

Chaos after Dundee School teacher charged for raping a 14-year-old girl

It is alleged that on 18 February 2022 at 10:30am, the victim was at school premises in Dundee…

Seven injured in Marconi Drive, Newcastle Collision

Marconi Drive was a hive of activity on Saturday morning, 19 February 2022, after a taxi and…

Absurd increases will lead to record-high fuel prices in March

Massive fuel price increases of well over R1 per litre are expected for all fuel grades…

Utrecht Mayor and Acting MM attacked with vulgar messages

Mabaso explains that it wishes to point out that some of the messages sent by community…

Have you seen Glencoe murder suspect Bheki Buthelezi?

Glencoe Detectives are looking for Bheki Buthelezi, a man wanted in connection with the murder of…

Meetings begin to decriminalise sex work in SA

Significant changes are coming to South Africa, and much attention is being paid to decriminalising sex…

Fake police officer arrested in Kirkland Street

The Newcastle South African Police Service (SAPS) recently arrested a man in Kirkland Street, posing as a police…

Woman faces criminal charges after falsely accusing two brothers of Rape

A woman recently insulted those who have endured the unthinkable by falsely accusing two brothers of…

The following KZN municipalities to benefit from R1 million Eskom donation

Eskom hosted an official handover of the donation at Pietermaritzburg City Hall on Tuesday, 15 February 2022.

Newcastle’s Deputy Mayor takes a hands-on approach to potholes and various issues

Newcastle Municipality's Deputy Mayor, Cllr Musa Thwala, commits himself to ensuring continuous improvements on rolling issues.

Glencoe farmer, Garth Simpson, remains imprisoned

The court saga involving Glencoe-based farmer Garth Simpson continued on Tuesday, 15 February 2022 in the Estcourt Court.

Newcastle housing project to form part of six new mega housing projects

The housing project currently under construction on Hospital Street in Newcastle Central is to be completed…

These KZN police stations are in a shocking state due to poor Government support

The South African Police Service (SAPS) in KwaZulu-Natal now faces issues affecting its mandate to protect and serve…

Post Office accidentally puts Pioneer Park Post Boxes property up for auction

Newcastle residents using the Post Boxes on John Parks Road, Pioneer Park, may have noticed a…

Watch: Osizweni SAPS Sergeant found drunk

An officer from the Osizweni SAPS station finds himself under the spotlight, following a video that…

Cllr Ndima’s assassination an attempt to destabilise KZN, says CoGTA

However, as these councillors will be missed, MEC Hlomuka points out that Cllr Ndima's and Cllr…

35 parcels of heroin seized in Kirkland Street, Newcastle

 Two drug dealers peddling their illicit products, were apprehended by law enforcement on Friday afternoon, 11 February…

Cannabis industry to flourish with mega investment opportunities available

SA's economy has been battered, with an ever-increasing unemployment rate. However, a light at the end…

2022 SPAR Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge to kick off in Newcastle

Stepping into some good old school sports—KwaZulu-Natal schools are preparing to be enthralled by fast-paced hockey action.

Extensive update on ArcelorMittal South Africa’s growth and stability

According to a press briefing, earlier today, ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) consistently demonstrates significant growth and stability.

Estcourt child stabs bully at school

One child has been hospitalised, and another is in police custody following a school stabbing in…

Sky Villa Trans Plett MTB Classic – a magnificent weekend awaits

Overberg MTB Events is excited to be hosting the Sky Villa Trans Plett MTB Classic, a…

Newcastle Deputy Mayor takes control of streetlight issue

With Eskom pushing South Africans deeper into their wallets, concerns over streetlights burning bright throughout Newcastle, came to…

FW Beyers Avenue major sewage issue to be resolved

Residents in FW Beyers Avenue, Barry Hertzog Park, Newcastle have contended with a large portion of…

St Dominics Newcastle extends a helping paw to Newcastle SPCA

St Dominics Newcastle has stepped up to ensure that various homeless dogs will be adopted and…

Two appear in Newcastle Court for the murder of Cllr Ndima

The assassination of Cllr Reginald Ndima, the Speaker of the Amajuba District Municipality, sent shockwaves throughout the…

Cape Summer Villas Boutique Collection Announces Name Change and Rebrand

Always at the forefront of innovation in the hospitality industry, Cape Summer Villas Boutique Collection, a…

Newcastle leadership empowers 157 young people’s futures

Newcastle Municipality's leadership determined to see that the community's youth benefit from the life-changing tertiary education.

How to renew your vehicle licence online with the RTMC

The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) officially announced the introduction of online payments on the Natis online booking…

Newcastle Municipality remains silent on the state of town enquiry?

As reams of Newcastillians came forward, highlighting the town's overgrown issues, our editorial team got to…

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes new Patient Experience Manager, Dr Ayo Esuola

Committed to continuous improvement, Mediclinic Newcastle is elated to welcome Dr Ayo Esuola as its new Patient Experience…

CEO of Sumitomo Rubber (Dunlop) responds to Ladysmith factory fire

On Monday, 7 January 2022, a billowing black cloud of smoke filled the Ladysmith skyline following a…

New recruits, mass arrests, is KZN SAPS upping its game?

KwaZulu-Natal residents can expect a significant increase in police visibility, according to KZN police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele.…