93-year-old woman murdered in Walmer

93-year-old woman murdered in Walmer

A 93-year-old woman was found murdered in her bed in a granny flat in Prospect Road, Walmer this morning. Police spokesman, Captain Sandra Janse van Rensburg, said Marjory Southerland Uren was found shortly after 8am by her domestic worker. She was last seen alive at 8pm yesterday evening.  There are no signs of anything missing […]

Warehouse on fire in Grahamstown Road

Warehouse on fire in Grahamstown Road

A fire has broken out in a warehouse on Grahamstown Road in Port Elizabeth this afternoon, and has already completely gutted one building. Police spokesman, Warrant Officer Alwin Lebans says the fire began shortly after 1pm and fire and emergency personel have been battling to bring the blaze under control. It is not yet clear […]

Integrated Public Transport System will only be up and running next year

Integrated Public Transport System will only be up and running next year

Nelson Mandela Bay’s R1-billion plus Integrated Public Transport System (IPTS) will only be rolled out in the new financial year, which begins in July 2013. This follows after a special Mayoral Committee meeting with Executive Mayor, Zanoxolo Wayile, was convened yesterday to consider key items aimed at speeding up service delivery in Nelson Mandela Bay. […]

Bay TV gets DSTV channel from mid November

Bay TV gets DSTV channel from mid November

Nelson Mandela Bay’s very own community television station, Bay TV will be broadcasting on DSTV channel 260 from 13th of November. Speaking at the official launch this afternoon, station manager Geoff Hookins, said being added to the successful satellite broadcaster’s bouquet of channels would allow the station to provide local talent with broader exposure in […]

Main continues marathon swim challenge

Main continues marathon swim challenge

South African adventure swimmer Kyle Main continues the pursuit of swimming all of the Eastern Cape’s major rivers at Gamtoos on Saturday. Main, a professional swimmer and coach based in Port Elizabeth will swim up to 20km’s of the river to the mouth, non-stop.  It will take hiim around four hours. Main has already successfully […]

Walmer Service Delivery protests disrupts morning traffic

Walmer Service Delivery protests disrupts morning traffic

Police are still monitoring the situation at Walmer Township following early morning service delivery protests that once again disrupted early morning traffic. Police spokesman, Warrant Officer Alwin Lebans, said that a number of protesters have since dispersed but a few hundred people are still gathered at the entrance to the township at 9th Avenue, and […]

William Moffet to get extra lanes as Third Avenue dip stays closed

William Moffet to get extra lanes as Third Avenue dip stays closed

The William Moffet Expressway will be upgraded from a dual carriageway to three lanes in both directions in an attempt to alleviate some of the traffic as Third Avenue dip remains closed following recent flooding. The municipality’s Acting Director of Communications, Marthie Nel, said the level of the Baakens River has subsided sufficiently to allow […]

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