Category Archive: nelson mandela bay

Aug 30

Residents of Summerstrand – Meeting

Don’t forget the Summerstrand Residents Association Meeting taking place on Tuesday 4th Sept, 17h30, as usual at Pearson High School. If you care about your neighbourhood please attend!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/residents-summerstrand-meeting/

Aug 27

Casual Day and Cheshire Home Summerstrand

It is time for Casual Day again and Cheshire Home Summerstrand is one of the many participating NGO’s in PE. This day is not only a chance for the community at  large to become aware of disabled people but it also gives those caring for disabled people the chance to raise some much needed funds for the support, care, opportunity and love we offer them. Cheshire Home Summerstrand has been offering support and care to disabled people for over 37 years. Of every R10 sticker sold for Casual Day,  they get R4. The balance goes into a national fund for the support of disability. The funds raised will be for the direct benefit of the 54 disabled adults and 23 disabled children of its outreach project “Khaya Cheshire“. For more information, visit http://www.cheshirehomesec.org/outreach

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/casual-day-cheshire-home-summerstrand/

Aug 22

Public meeting on the liquid bulk/tank farm and manganese project

NELSON MANDELA BAY MUNICIPALITY PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT MEETING BETWEEN TRANSNET AND COMMUNITY OF HUMEWOOD
Humewood and other interested residents, including representatives from Business and Tourism are invited to a public meeting on Thursday, 23 August 2012, at 17H30, at which the Chief Executive of Transnet National Ports Authority, Mr Tau Morwe, will provide feedback on the liquid bulk/tank farm and manganese project, as well as the Port Development Framework for Nelson Mandela Bay.
Date: Thursday 23 August
Time: 17h30
Venue: Hume Park Recreational Club – Main hall

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/public-meeting-liquid-bulktank-farm-manganese-project/

Aug 07

water crisis continues…

Although the NMBM JOC Centre confirmed that the entire Metro would have water last night, the crisis is not resolved and residents for the most part are still sitting without water. In Summerstrand, 2 reservoirs are supplying Summerstrand, one of which is for the bottom part along Marine Drive (water is running well) and the other which is currently struggling to supply water, affecting the top area of Summerstrand above Brighton Drive, including Gomery Area, and above Strandfontein Rd.

Information conveyed from our counsellors:
– There will be a water-tank truck at the Mercado Centre – Summerbreezz Spar

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/water-crisis-continues/

Aug 03

Water tanks in Summerstrand as the water supply runs dry…

Two pipelines supplying the city with water from the Churchill and Impofu dams collapsed today in the vicinity of Van Stadens due to the recent heavy rains.
Since these pipelines supply a third of the water supply to the city, some areas will be affected within the next 24 hours when reservoirs run dry. Areas affected are:

Central, Deal Party, Summerstrand, Humewood, North End, Korsten, Struandale, Mount Pleasant, Lovemore Park, Lovemore Heights, Algoa Park, Struandale, Gelvandale, Gelvan Park and parts of New Brighton and KwaZakhele.

Two water tankers have been dispatched to SUMMERSTRAND at the Pick ‘n Pay Centre, and the Mercado Spar.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/residents-water-sparingly/

Jul 16

Dams are 100% full…..

Major Storage Dams supplying the Metro (levels as at 16 July 2012) are full……
                          Capacity              Volume of water      
Kouga                 100 %                  125 910 Ml              *   (104%)
Churchill           100 %                    35 240                   *  (110%)
Impofu                100 %                   105 757                  *   (106%) 
start overflowing last night and is currently running 30mm over         
Loerie                   100 %                       3 026                  *   (104%)
Groendal             100 %                     11 640                  *   (102%)
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Ave daily consumption for July to date = 235 Ml

Note: * Actual Dam %

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/dams-100-full/

Jul 13

Road closure and more warnings from NMBM

This is a note from our Councillors of Ward 1 and 2: the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has activated its Joint Operations Centre: 0800 20 5050, since 2pm this afternoon, after more road were closed due to the persistent rain since this morning:
  • Newton Park Third Avenue Dip area
  • Carrington Road in Charlo
  • Seaview Road in the vicinity of Bushy Park
  • Draaifontein/Tembani Road
  • Water Road and Victoria Road are currently being monitored and could be closed at any time

Motorists are warned to use extreme caution and adhere to safe following distances as road surfaces are slippery!

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/road-closure-warnings-nmbm/

Jul 13

Extreme weather warning for this weekend

The SA National Weather Services have called for a high alert this weekend with previsions of extreme cold inland, heavy winds by the coast, and heavy rains. The 2 HIGH pressure systems south of the country and developing LOW pressure system over the far Northern-Western interior are similar to the systems that caused the 1968 floods in Port Elizabeth and Surrounding areas.
– Heavy Snow Falls are expected with Road closures in all mountain passes in the region except for Olifantskop pass. 
– Heavy Rain is expected to reach Port Elizabeth by today noon until Saturday evening throughout the region of Cacadu. 
–  These systems are expected to also affect all outdoor activities in the region such as the Biltong Festival in Somerset East and the VW Algoa Rally being held in the Port Elizabeth, Uitenhage and surrounding areas.

Please be warned and take care.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/extreme-weather-warning-weekend/

Jul 09

MUNICIPALITY WORKING TO RESTORE WATER SUPPLY FOR HUMEWOOD & WALMER

MUNICIPALITY WORKING TO RESTORE WATER SUPPLY FOR  HUMEWOOD & WALMER, after the main water supply (500 mm in diameter pipe) failed late last night between First and Seventh Avenue. No timeframe for the restoration of supply is available at this stage.
 

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/municipality-working-restore-water-supply-humewood-walmer/

Jun 21

Economic Car & Bakkie Hire

Permanent link to this article: http://www.summerstrand.org.za/economic-car-bakkie-hire/

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