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’…

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.

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…

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…

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.

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…

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…

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’…

Newcastle Municipality ordered to reinstate Vish Govender and foot R1m bill

Furthermore, the court declared the suspension unlawful, and that Council is responsible for having to pay…

Man drops dead on Kirkland Street, Newcastle

People travelling along Kirkland Street on Monday afternoon, 9 May 2022, were exposed to a deceased man…

Four dead, law enforcement details Cash-in-Transit shootout on the R34

Chaos ensued on Friday night, 6 May 2022, following a large-scale shootout on the R34 following a failed cash-in-transit…

Project to repair the Memel Road resumes with 25 tons of tar allocated

While the project started seeing vast improvements done to the road, work came to a halt…

132-hectare Ingogo farm seized after being used as large drug lab

However, according to a recent report from the NPA, a rather large drug lab was being…

Man beaten with iron bar, stabbed, and robbed outside store on Drakensberg Drive

An attempt at humour has left a man assaulted with an iron bar, stabbed, and robbed…

Newcastle to receive various upgrades: Mayoral Roadshow update

The Mayoral Integrated Development Planning (IDP)/Budget Consultation Roadshow resumed this week in Newcastle, KZN.

Aviary Hill resident missing, SAPS calls on Newcastillians for help

A local family is anxiously awaiting news on 31-year-old Mondli Mbuli, who mysteriously vanished just over…

Winter Festival proves to be a resounding success this past weekend

After two long years of being cooped up, Newcastillians had the opportunity this past weekend to…

Public Notice: Newcastle Police Station phone lines down, here is how you can contact them

As Newcastillians might have recently noticed, contacting the Newcastle Police Station has not proven futile with…

Hospital Street Housing project sees progress being made

The Hospital Street Housing Project is making headway, with the Department ensuring the initiative proves to be…

Mediclinic Newcastle welcomes ENT Specialist Dr Samu Sibeko to the team

Further propelling their pledge in ensuring you receive Expertise You Can Trust, Mediclinic Newcastle proudly welcomes locally born…

Newcastle Municipality on the town’s potholes and the road forward

The communications unit stressed that the Newcastle Municipality also notes the inconvenience road users face due to the…

Newcastle Mayor hits back following ANC’s dig into new administration

The first Mayoral Integrated Development Planning (IDP)/Budget consultation roadshow is in full swing. However, it appears Newcastle Mayor, Cllr…

Allen Street collision leaves two injured, jaws of life used

With KwaZulu Private Ambulance Service responding to the collision, Spokesperson Craig Botha explains what happened.

Motor vehicle stolen from Amajuba Mall, recovered in Osizweni

Car theft is yet again rearing its ugly head in Newcastle, following the theft of a Nissan…

Newcastle Municipality warns of possible sewage overflows around town

Streams of sewage flowing down Newcastle’s streets or bubbling out of strange places are nothing new to the…

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…

Municipal homes in Fairleigh fall into disrepair around residents

While the issue has apparently been reported to the municipality, he declares that the Newcastle Municipality…

Newcastle Municipality’s Mayoral IDP/Budget Roadshows kicks off

The Newcastle Municipality officially started the first Mayoral Integrated Development Planning (IDP)/Budget consultation roadshow.

Ntshingwayo (Chelmsford) Dam’s sluice gates opened following heavy rains

Following the persistent recent downpours, Ntshingwayo Dam’s sluice gates were opened on Monday morning, 18 April 2022.

SAPS update on teenager’s murder at Arbor Park Store, Newcastle

On Wednesday, 13 April 2022, chaos erupted at a store in Arbor Park, Newcastle—after a teenage…

Broken Chelmsford (Ntshingwayo) Dam sluice gate update

While the problem has not yet been resolved, he explains that an emergency gate/stoplog has been…

Man robbed by “police officers” in Kirkland Street, Newcastle

Opportunistic crime remains a cause of concern in Newcastle, with criminals again pretending to be police…

Community members lash out at business after teen dies at Arbor Park store

Tension simmered as a group of enraged people gathered outside a shop in Arbor Park, Newcastle,…

ArcelorMittal Newcastle clears allegations around outsourcing claims

ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA) Newcastle Works branch has contributed significantly to the various communities for decades. 

14 people injured on Madadeni Road

The Madadeni Road was a hive of activity on Tuesday afternoon, 12 April 2022, following reports of…

Easter Weekend Operation launched on Allen Street, Newcastle, KZN

On Wednesday, 13 April 2022, a multi-disciplinary operation launched on Allen Street at the N11 intersection…

Newcastle leadership hits the streets—tackling crime, drugs and illegal businesses

The time to unite hands and lift Newcastle’s name high, reclaiming the town’s former glory, has…

Newcastle K9 Unit’s stolen high-powered firearms are still missing

After high powered weapons were stolen from the Newcastle K9 Unit last year, without anyone noticing…

Motorist missing after vehicle found lodged in the water at Amcor Dam road

Due to inclement weather, the road leading past Amcor Dam was closed after the riverbank burst,…

Three of the latest con artist cases in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

Newcastle Police Detectives find themselves contending against scam "so-called" artists preying on unsuspecting Newcastillians.