Newcastle’s Vicky van der Merwe set to compete at 2022 Commonwealth Games

As an exceptionally talented Newcastle, KZN bowls participant, Vicky van der Merwe, will proudly be joining…

Home in Amajuba Park, Newcastle allows dog to slowly die, while chained outside

Following a report coming in—the Newcastle SPCA opened a case of neglect and animal cruelty against…

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…

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…

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…

Free Fibre for Fifty, Evotel going the extra mile to connect 50 schools for free

The Fibre Network Operator (FNO), Evotel, has connected and activated 50 schools across the country as part…

Newcastle beauty queen prepares to take Miss South Africa 2022

This is the second time Mbali is entering Miss South Africa, the first time being in 2019…

St Dom’s Dia Singh takes 2nd at international science expo in Dubai

The young scientific wiz impressed the judges by addressing the highly complex global plastic pollution issue…

Zulu royal family’s Umembeso takes place in Newcastle

The aim of the visit was that of the traditional Umembeso Ceremony, which took place on Saturday,…

The harsh reality of alcohol abuse in Newcastle

Northern KwaZulu-Natal and, more specifically, Newcastle is known for its big braais and stiff drinks.

Tembisa Hospital needs Newcastillians’ help in locating Newcastle patient’s family

Tembisa Hospital is reaching out to Newcastillians regarding one of their patients who needs assistance in locating…

How is Dundee and Newcastle SPCA following Vryheid branch closing doors

The National Council of SPCAs (NSPCA) confirmed that the closure is due to a lack of community support…

Newcastle’s top 10 matric achievers receive iPads from MTN at local event

The Newcastle Municipality continues to prioritise youth education, ensuring local youth reach their full potential.

Step by step guide: How to register for Cannabis licences in South Africa

He explained that the potential for the Cannabis/Hemp industry is estimated at over R28 billion in…

Evotel donates R10 000 to Ladysmith Hospice

Evotel recently held a two-day family fun day supporting the Ladysmith Hospice while supplying the community with…

FoodForward SA feeds 2,600 hungry people in Vryheid

According to FoodForward SA, while South Africa is food secure at the national level, the country is…

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.

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.

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…

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…

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…

Is there a lion prancing around Northern KwaZulu-Natal?

A lion was allegedly spotted in Msinga near Dundee, an area primarily located in the gorges of the Tugela…

Woman found dead at Allen Street petrol station, do you know her?

The body of a young woman was found at a local petrol station in Allen Street on…

Condolences flow in following Amajuba District Speaker’s assassination

Cllr Reginald Ndima, Amajuba District Municipality's Speaker, was assassinated early Saturday, 29 January 2022, at his Ncandu Park home.

You can now renew your vehicle licence at Pick n Pay. This is how

"Customers will be able to renew their vehicle licence discs in over 500 Pick n Pay stores…

Newcastle Mall responds to public safety and security issues

From police reports to people speaking out, answers had to be obtained on what the Newcastle Mall intends…

Newcastle Mayor suffers a double loss with the passing of his wife and sister

Londiwe Dube, Cllr Dube's wife, sadly passed away on Saturday, 15 January 2022, after duelling with a…

Is Newcastle a pet-friendly town? Old year’s eve fireworks discussed

"According to Gero, Newcastle, when compared to the world, fares extremely poorly in pet care. Apart…

Winter Festival to bring festive joy to 125 children

"The Winter Festival team is working to bring holiday cheer to as many local, less fortunate…

The final results on COVID-19’s impact on kids lives and futures

"The ongoing COVID 19 pandemic has had a tremendous impact on the lives of youngsters, according…

Meet Newcastle’s new Deputy Mayor, Shedrack Musa Thwala

"In his new capacity as Deputy Mayor, Cllr Thwala is focusing on assisting in implementing much-needed…

Introducing Newcastle’s new Chief Whip, Faizel Cassim

"Newcastle Municipality is now under new control, effective 22 November 2021, with high hopes riding on the…

Newcastle Mayor, David Xolani Dube chats about the future

"Many people are unaware that Mayor Dube is a loving father to his seven sons and…

Poachers slaughter several rescue bucks in Signal Hill

"Dr Koos Vorster and his wife Ita have welcomed several duikers into their home—serving as a sanctuary…

Please do not give your cat or dog these five foods

Saving your four-legged friend from issues and you from heartache, let's take a look at five…

Tiger King 2 goes live today—Official trailer and what to expect

Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness was named the quarantine show and quickly became one of the…

Community support overwhelming as Dale continues his path to recovery

"Dale Schnuir, a Newcastle resident, was diagnosed with cancer in October 2021, leaving him with tumours…

Over 600, 10-year-old girls become mothers in SA

"Of the 34 587 births from teen mothers, 16 042 were aged 17 years, while 688…

What do you identify as? 35 gender identities and sexual orientations listed

"Despite changes in legislation and the pursuit of equality, numerous people are still unclear about the…

Support Newcastle’s beloved Dale Schnuir’s fight. This is how

"Dale Schnuir is a pillar within the town and a longtime resident. A man renowned for…

Puppies found locked up with gas bottles, Newcastle SPCA responds

"Images of two puppies in a cage, surrounded by gas canisters, saw animal lovers up in…

Foot burnt Boerboel on N3 saved by hero KZN Paramedics

"On Thursday, October 14, 2021, the KwaZulu Private Ambulance Service was dispatched to help a dog hobbling…

Megan Morgenrood, a Newcastle local, brings gold back to the city

"Newcastle KZN's Megan Morgenrood recently participated in the Talent Africa Nationals 2021, observing her bring back five…

Newcastle born and raised, Beauty Ngobese to race in Absa Cape Epic

"Women-led duo Beauty Ngobese and Remofilwe Moeketsi, have prepared intensely to conquer this demanding mountain bike…

Update on how to register and receive the COVID-19 vaccine 2021

"With people lining up to safeguard themselves and those around them, many are hesitant as they…

Your 5 simple steps on how to invest in Netflix

"Considering this phenomenal product's growth and its exciting forecasts, here is how to invest in Netflix."

Newcastillian’s editor dives with Newcastle K9 Search and Rescue Unit

"The Newcastle K9 Search and Rescue Unit regularly dives into unknown waters, putting their lives in…

Incredible online Gardening courses from 3 Eco-Friendly schools

"Here is your list of eco-friendly South African online gardening schools and a variety of their…

How to save your business in South Africa 2021

"Here is first-hand sound advice and guidance on saving your business in South Africa 2021 from…

Mediclinic Newcastle celebrates 1000th vaccine with Roxanne Singh

"Mediclinic Newcastle has achieved a noteworthy milestone in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the…