Milner Estate houses targeted by burglars, Criminals hide in overgrown bushes

This has been a financially and emotionally draining year for residents living on Reservoir and Connaught roads in Milner Estate, with house break-ins averaging...

Qinirha estuary mouth management plan given green stamp of approval

The Qinirha Estuary Management Forum (QEMF) is one step closer to securing preservation of the estuary and estuary mouth after the Eastern Cape Department...

Residents sign petition to reclaim their wards

In an endeavour to reclaim their neighbourhoods, residents of Buffalo City are joining forces to submit a petition to the municipality to address the...

Despite premier’s vow, Eastern Cape makes little progress addressing GBV

  An accountability dialogue organised by Masimanyane Women’s Rights International on August 23 revealed that little has been done by local government departments this year...

Clean Team to tidy up local beaches

Two years ago, community members in KwaZulu-Natal, launched the Tidy Towns initiative which has managed to restore and maintain public beaches and this August,...

Residents call for removal of transfer station signs

Last week the Beacon Bay Ratepayers’ Association (BBRA) submitted a letter to BCMM calling for the removal of garden transfer station signs on Quenera...

Illegal dumping bylaw up for discussion, Offenders facing 15 years in...

According to the latest integrated waste management bylaw, out for public comment, people could face up to 15 years’ imprisonment for illegal dumping. Offenders will...

GO Metro – Organisation apologises for dumping, cleans up

June 1 saw Southernwood and Baysville residents up in arms against workers from local organization, Engage Men’s Health, who were attempting to dump their...

Go Metro – Buffalo City gets three new clinics on wheels

To alleviate gaps in accessibility to primary healthcare, three state-of-the-art Department of Health mobile clinics, will be making their rounds in communities across Buffalo...

GO Metro: Dangerous roads finally cleaned up

After four years of pleading with the municipality, the Gonubie Ratepayers Association has finally succeeded in forcing BCM to remove overgrown vegetation from 12th...

Community open hearts for graduate

Graduation ceremonies can be too costly for students like Tyra Ilunga to attend, but through the efforts of locals from East London close to...

BCM contravention of Act is illegal, lawyer advises

It has been a month since BCM instituted the 80/20 credit control measure to recover funds from ratepayers but the implementation of this measure...

Ward-based funding reinstated across BCM

On April 3, BCM reinstated the ward-based funding for all 50 wards in the metro, enabling ward councillors to get back to implementing initiatives...

Project encourages culture of recycling

This year, Zamile Kuwana and Nothule Gezana’s Thandizam Trading Enterprise and Projects celebrates a year in the local waste management space. Founded in 2022, Thandizam...

Housing backlog leads to protest

Residents from Parkside and Buffalo Flats Extension marched to City Hall on March 15 to protest the housing backlog in the metro. Residents say they...

Cambridge West housing project grinds to a stop

The controversial low-cost housing development happening in Cambridge West has come to stand still as a result of contractual disputes between Buffalo City Metropolitan...

Waterworld work still on hold

While work on the Waterworld upgrade project is still on hold and subcontractors and workers have gone without pay for three months, contractual disputes...

Waterworld stalls again: workers strike over non-payment

Workers at East London’s Waterworld fun park downed tools on January 19 over wage issues, delaying the completion of the project further. In October 2022,...

Community in Blue saving Nahoon

During December, ward 18 residents, in collaboration with the SAPS, launched the Community in Blue volunteer initiative which is aimed at enforcing bylaws on...

New trails aim to weed out criminals

In December, the community living near the corner of Hillcrest Drive and Coad Road in Beacon Bay launched the Park to Peak recreation trails. The...

Local library welcomes new computer room

Through the efforts of the ward 28 councillor’s office, the Beacon Bay Library will open the doors to its new computer room in early...

Letter to the editor, Milner Road filth needs long-term fix

The letter to the editor in the Go October 28 refers: The business owner who wrote the letter is completely justified in expressing his frustration...

GO Metro – Traffic department service challenges

Getting a driver’s license is a necessity for every motorist in SA. Due to the high number of people needing to get their learner’s...

Beachfront projects to be ready by end November

The Buffalo City Metropolitan Development Agency (BCMDA) hosted a stakeholder’s meeting on October 13 to provide feedback on progress made in the Court Crescent...

BCM’s pothole patching begins with worst roads

Buffalo City Municipality launched its citywide road maintenance programme on October 7, after heavy rains in August and September caused substantial damage to already...