Beloved optometrist, Liana Engelbrecht, reaches out to the Newcastle community to save her life

After contracting Lyme’s Disease as a child, beloved Newcastle optometrist, Liana Engelbrecht, now years on, is in a poor state of health…

Newcastle Municipality could lose grant funding, due to a lack of spending

Finding that funds are not being utilised by the Newcastle Municipality, KZN CoGTA made the trip to Newcastle to…

The following Newcastle areas will have water disruptions over the next two days

Brace yourselves for two days of water interruptions. This follows an urgent notice by the Newcastle Municipality.

From Madadeni youngster to international musician, Dr Mhlambi

Celebrating successful newcastillians, we introduce Professional Cellist, Dr Thokozani Mhlambi, who has gone from a Madadeni youngster…

Another woman’s decomposing body found along riverbank in Dannhauser

The grisly discovery of a woman’s decomposing body has sent shockwaves through the small community of Dannhauser,…

Man dies while trying to escape with stolen chocolate

Maybe the adrenaline rush was just too much for a man you recently dropped dead while…

R100 000 reward for wanted murderer, have you seen him?

Gauteng Police have issued the reward to anyone with information leading to the Mbuso Ndabazovela Biyela arrest and conviction.

Three arrested after trying to break into Lennoxton home, twice

According to Imran Ghafoor of Newcastle Crimefighter Task Team, would-be burglars had set their sights on a home in the…

Drakensberg Boys Choir joined by Newcastle School Choirs for a good cause

Thanking all those involved, Honiball states that the initiative truly made a difference to the NG…

Follow up: Protest action ends at ArcelorMittal, as agreement reached

The protest action against ArcelorMittal SA has finally drawn to a conclusion, with the steel giant reaching a…

Petrol expected to increase by R4 per litre, but the fight is on

The petrol price is set to go up by a gut-wrenching R4 per litre at the…

Dannhauser man beats girlfriend to death, using sjambok, sticks and kettle

A young man has been charged with murder, after savagely beating his 21-year-old girlfriend to death on 21…

Newcastle Municipality states climate change and weather responsible for potholes

There's no doubt that climate change and weather conditions are impacting the world over. But, is…

Newcastle Mall confirms one injury following robbery and is satisfied with security

Yet another armed robbery at Newcastle Mall, just months after the last, has seen numerous comments from…

Political tensions fly, after Vryheid Mayor accused of bringing Municipality to standstill

The AbaQulusi (Vryheid) Municipality Mayor, Cllr Mncedisi Maphisa has been accused of allegedly refusing to appoint a Municipal…

Intensifying strikes and a mix of violence—ArcelorMittal and NUMSA update

This comes after the Labour Court dismissed AMSA’s interdict application to bring strike action to a…

Suspects on the run, following an armed robbery at Newcastle Mall

Four men are currently on the run from local law enforcement, following an armed robbery at…

Two dead after truck smashes into construction workers on Majuba Pass

Two people have died, and two were left injured, following a horrific collision on the Amajuba…

Over, a year later and still homeless, Siyahlahla-la RDP home update

For various Newcastle residents receiving an RDP home in Siyahlahla – la, Fairleigh meant the dawn…

Ladysmith Municipality to audit its employees’ skills

The Alfred Duma Municipality officially launched a Municipal Skills Audit Plan—an initiative set to change the government entity

55% of Newcastle SAPS Public Order Policing Unit’s vehicles are in for repairs

The station was asked how they were working around the issue of most of its POP…

Deputy Mayor accused of intimidating carwash owner, Newcastle Municipality responds

The Newcastle Municipality finds itself defending against accusations of forcibly removing a young businessman’s car wash

Cold weather and downpour expected across NKZN this weekend

Disruptive rains are expected through parts of KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday, 21 May 2022 according to the South…

Farmers jump into action, averting potential farm attack

This incident follows mere days after a farm attack on Wednesday, 11 May 2022, just outside of…

Body discovered in field on Albert Wessels Drive, Newcastle

A body was discovered early on Thursday morning, 19 May 2022, in an open field on Albert…

Newcastle’s firefighter challenge and the municipality’s take on it

According to the Newcastle Municipality, the government entity currently employs 24 operational firefighters

Man stabbed to death over pocket change, in Newcastle’s Industrial area

Following a brutal, alcohol induced attack in Newcastle's industrial on Saturday, 14 May 2022—two murder suspects are…

Newcastle Municipality suspends Vish Govender again—laying criminal charges against him

Despite the court's ruling, during a council meeting held on Friday, 13 May 2022, the Municipality yet…

ArcelorMittal on Newcastle’s blast furnace reline and its local benefits

AMSA is committed to investing in its assets. This included long-lead items for the Newcastle Works’…

Fears rise as fuel price set to skyrocket in June

Current unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund (CEF) is pointing to a tremendous fuel price increase across…

Newcastle Court gives 10 years to five men for stealing Transnet lines

During the investigation, it was confirmed that the copper cables were stolen from Transnet railway lines in Mahlabathini.

Vryheid’s Home Affairs Offices closed after all equipment stolen in armed robbery

The Department of Home Affairs in Vryheid is now closed until further notice due to five armed men emptying out…

Mercisha Tedpaul’s murder case unfolding, is her aunt involved?

With the court case continuing, new developments have left Tedpaul’s sister, Shristi Dookhi facing more unanswered…

Watch: Mustang driver performs donuts in front of Vryheid traffic officer, and gets away with it

Imagine doing multiple donuts in front of a traffic officer, and actually getting away with it,…

Video: Watch as a truck flies through Majuba Pass. Gov gives feedback

The footage was submitted by Road Angels Information, and according to the Road Angels, was captured on…

Trucks need to slow down on R34, following two incidents in 24 hours

After numerous reports came in, within the past 24 hours the already dangerous R34 added two…

Newcastle’s Hawks and K9 unit seize large amount of ammunition in Dundee

Newcastle Hawks and the Newcastle K9 and Explosive Unit have arrested a 61-year-old Dundee, KwaZulu-Natal man for being in possession of unlicenced…

4 years later, trio goes to trial for murdering and kidnapping Saunders couple

The trial of Sayefundeen Aslam Del Vecchio, Bibi Fatima Patel and Mussa Ahmed Jackson has been…

Truck, bus and bakkie collide on N11, Newcastle

According to the spokesperson for KwaZulu Private Ambulance, Craig Botha the collision between a truck, bus and bakkie occurred…

Grade 12 Ladysmith girl given house, after caring for six siblings and mother

However, in the case of a young Ladysmith girl, this is not the case. This amazing young person cares for…

International Nurses Day: Mediclinic Newcastle honours its nurses

As perfectly stated by Mediclinic Newcastle's Nursing Manager, Dr Yvonne Combrinck, nurses show up when most others don't.

Loadshedding tonight and to be expected throughout the winter season

Newcastillians are in store for another dark night, with Eskom again implementing Stage 2 Loadshedding from 5…

Farm attack outside Newcastle leaves family traumatised, with four suspects on the run

A local family is now left traumatised after enduring a farm attack on their property just…

Murder suspects abandon bail application in Cllr Ndima’s murder case

In the early hours of Saturday morning, 29 January 2022, Cllr Reginald Ndima was brutally gunned down outside his…

Strikes at ArcelorMittal will not continue, despite NUMSA’s claims

According to NUMSA, they have rejected an offer of a 5% increase from AMSA management, claiming…

Couple who stole R12m from KZN Deaf and Blind Society, denied bail

The duo was arrested in Estcourt on 14 April 2022, after spending four years on the run, evading…

Strike action expected at ArcelorMittal Newcastle, Vanderbijlpark, Pretoria

Protest action is expected at AMSA's Vanderbijlpark, Pretoria and Newcastle branches' main gates on Wednesday, 11 May 2022.

Newcastle Residents Forum established by ex Municipal veteran

The formation of the NRF would additionally ensure that residents knew their rights and the correct…

Debts, coalition municipalities, and financial issues—KZN CoGTA’s budget speech

The KwaZulu-Natal CoGTA MEC Sipho Hlomuka took centre stage on Tuesday, 10 May 2022, to deliver the 2022/2023 Budget…

School News: Arbor Park Primary, Drakensberg Primary and St Dominics Newcastle

Newcastle’s school community has proved its worth across various fields, with learners ensuring their respective schools’…