City plans to move dump

Amid renewed calls for the relocation of the New England Road Landfill site, after the recent fire that covered the city in a blanket of smoke, the municipality has admitted that it is currently looking at alternatives for a new site.

Cyber crime report awaited in Goddard case

Former school counsellor Darren Goddard, who is facing 10 charges of raping and sexually assaulting young boys at a city school, will have to wait a while longer to continue with his case as it was postponed on Monday pending a report from the Cyber Crime Unit in Pretoria.

Shock over couple’s murder

Neighbourhood in shock after Zimbabwean pastor and his wife shot and killed in early morning robbery.

SA U10 Cross Country Mountain Biking Champion

Hannah Elliot, from The Wykeham Collegiate Junior School, has been participating in various Cross Country Mountain Biking events this year.  She won the KZN series to become the U10 KZN Champion. 

Soni’s last stand

It was a dramatic showdown on the last day of the state’s cross-examination of a scorned Mountain Rise businessman accused of masterminding the murder of his close friend.

Landfill fire update

Rallying support for the firemen, several community members have responded to calls, via social media chat groups, to provide refreshments for the dedicated officers. Responding with bottles of water, pizzas, and chocolates, the firemen were well provided for.

City covered in smoke

A fire at the New England Road municipal landfill site has engulfed the city in smoke. We go to the heart of the fire. See video and pictures here.

Community Walk

The Community Men’s Walk will take place on Thursday, August 10 at 5.45pm from the corner of Woodhouse and Boshoff street.

SPCA gets R16 000 boost from the Royal Show

THE Pietermaritzburg SPCA received a welcome cash injection thanks to the expert auction patter of Gavin Matthews and guests at the Royal Agricultural Show (RAS) Gold Cup dinner.

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