St Martin’s babies relocated, as facility’s property goes up for sale and housemother retires

Recently, allegations surfaced stating that there are no longer children in St Martin’s care and that…

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’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.

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.

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…

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…

Two-year-old Tyler Moore needs your help today

"As little Tyler Moore closes in on his third birthday, he has endured hardships many children…

Meet two committed Newcastle, KZN people and their goal for kids

"Recently, Sharl Pillay and Nikole Naidoo joined hands to create the non-profit organisation (NPO) Community Cares."

ArcelorMittal makes history in Newcastle with donations

"Steel giant ArcelorMittal South Africa’s Newcastle Works has stepped up to the plate, establishing its commitment…

Doctors and Mediclinic Newcastle sponsor surgeries in the spirit of love

"Delivering kindness by saving various people the hefty cost of a medical procedure, four kind-hearted local…

Mediclinic Newcastle’s staff receive “hugs” from Fathima Seedat Charity

"On Thursday morning, 19 August 2021, reaching out to the Mediclinic Newcastle staff through her Hug in…

Are Newcastle’s charitable organisations dying?

"The rapidly changing landscape of South Africa's economy, mindset and stability over the past 18 months,…

Hollywoodbets provides R3 million investment into #HopeisPower project

"Their #HopeisPower project aims to provide immediate relief in the form of food parcels or assistance…

Mama Afrika flies food parcels into Newcastle to assist those affected by looters

"In true South African spirit, Newcastillians across the country are celebrating the waves of compassion shown,…

The PEOPLE feature: Ballito’s Sables Creatures and Freedom Communities

"Ballito-based Sables Creatures, a pro-life animal rescue organisation founded in June 2012 by Seema Duwrakah, has…

Osizweni children receive multimedia centre and 100 bicycles donated to schools

"With connectivity at MTN's cost for 24 months, the multimedia centre is a 20-seater facility with…

Morester Children’s Home management responds to allegations

"A message concerning Morester Child and Youth Care Centre (CYCC) recently circulated on social media platforms…

Newcastle’s Arthur Reineke, SA’s oldest kidney transplant patient, has stage 4 cancer

Arthur Reineke, who currently holds the title of South Africa's oldest kidney transplant patient, is now…

Hollywoodbets, SANTACO and Ntenga Foundation donate 900 pairs of school shoes

"Representatives from the recipient schools, SANTACO, Ntenga Foundation and Hollywoodbets, coupled with KZN Premier, Sihle Zikalala,…

St Dominics Newcastle’s Girl’s Power Circle leaves no girl behind

"Haseena and Shameema Patel, the co-founders of the organisation, explain that the St Dominics Newcastle girls…

Newcastle Lions Club draws blood to save lives in NKZN

Looking at this urgent situation, Sewpaul explains, “Depending on usage, depletion of blood supply is a…

Utrecht-based old age home, SAVF Huis Joanna in dire straits, can you help the elderly?

"Recently, it came to light that the Utrecht-based facility is in critical need of assistance, as…

127 Newcastillians tee off at Fliber/Evotel Charity Golf Day

"Saturday, 27 February 2021—Newcastle Golf Club played host to the Fliber Internet Newcastle/Evotel Charity Golf Day."

Rehab facility fights addiction through skills development

"AlmalHelpAmal Vlerke El Roi Newcastle looks at assisting drug addicts in kicking their habit, while developing…

Newcastle Municipality spreads festive spirit at Morester Children’s Home

"Doing its part to uplift and spread the spirit of Christmas, the Newcastle Municipality Office of…

Golfers come to Esperanza Special Needs School’s rescue

"As a non-government funded school, Esperanza Special Needs School absorbed a massive loss due to the…

East Coast Radio’s Darren Maule shows support at Newcastle Blood bank

"The SANBS is facing severe bloodstock shortages, to the extent that there may not be sufficient…

NKZN rises to the challenge, reaching out to Free State farmers affected by fires

Hearing the call for help, the love-filled Northern KwaZulu-Natal community came together, extending a helping hand…

Bikers embark on 1000km journey for the greater good

The thunderous sound of roaring engines filled the air on Saturday morning, 3 September 2020 — as approximately…

Newcastle’s Adanja de Bruyn, a life with Multiple Sclerosis. A life of uncertainty and pain

When last did you take stock of the fact that you are able to go about…

Newcastle Sakekamer hands out face buffs to local schools in the fight against COVID-19

In the grips of the global COVID-19 pandemic, children are finding themselves adjusting to a new…

Newcastillians pay tribute to the healthcare workers this Mandela Day

Former President, Nelson Mandela is an iconic figure in the world. A man known for his…

Sasol donates 2000 litres of hand sanitiser to Newcastle Municipality

Energy and chemical giant company Sasol has donated 2000 litres (80 bottles) of hand sanitizer to…

Raphah Ministries, a place of safety for those searching for hope

Facing overwhelming challenges, the destitute often find themselves facing a bleak future. A future where hope…

Ncandu 86 Round Table embarks on a knightly cause this winter

The cold clutches of winter have set in. Scores of people are now opting for their…

Newcastle Municipality reaches out to the less fortunate during their time of need

Newcastle Municipality is determined to bring about a positive change to the lives of those in…

Newcastle Municipality to aid three families with housing

A house is more than a place where you store your belongings and spend the night.…

Newcastle Furrytails, the initiative which cares for Newcastle animals

Caring for the less fortunate in communities often sees people extending a helping hand to their…

Morester Children’s Home welcomes new Management Board Committee

Society often puts great emphasis on how children are the future. After all, the potential to…

Newcastle Mayor, Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba, opens his heart to struggling family on Youth Day

Since the announcement of the nationwide lockdown, the Newcastle Mayor, Dr Ntuthuko Mahlaba, has committed himself…

MEC Nonhlanhla Khoza comes to Newcastle, as part of a social relief drive

The COVID-19 pandemic continues, with the number of confirmed cases steadily increasing. Currently, there are 70…

AfriForum offers a helping hand to local schools

During the current global pandemic, safety and cleanliness has become of the utmost importance. Especially at…

Chefs with Compassion rises to the challenge during the lockdown

"As people face the daunting prospect of hunger, there are those who have opened their hearts…

SANTACO reaches out to less fortunate in Amajuba District, during the time of need

As people persevere through the nationwide lockdown, there are those who refuse to turn their backs…

COVID-19 lockdown food drive needs the community’s assistance, as the lockdown continues

The nationwide lockdown endures, with thousands of people finding their lives changing in a state of…

Newcastle’s animals need your help, a cause worth supporting this lockdown

The nationwide lockdown has affected scores of South Africans, affecting their daily lives in more ways…