Motorists outraged over ‘shoddy work’ on PMB roads

2016-05-19 10:42

The poor road surface on some roads in Allandale has outraged motorists and residents who claim sub-standard workmanship is damaging their vehicles.

Fix it or else, resident told

2016-04-06 23:00

An elderly Newlyn Road pensioner is “stressed beyond measure” after the municipality issued him with a notice of contravention letter following damage to his property caused by recent flash floods.

Still not paid for damage

2016-01-12 10:02

More than a year after a power surge destroyed all their electrical appliances, a Pietermaritzburg couple are waiting for the Msunduzi Municipality to process their claim.

Why smoking makes you look old

2014-11-14 12:59

Smoking puts you on a rollercoaster to premature ageing. Here's why.

SA pair's Dakar dream dashed

2013-01-14 09:14

The Dakar dream of South Africans Johan van Staden and Mike Lawrenson came to an end when they were forced out of the famous rally because of a damaged roll-cage.


Thieves desecrate temple

2016-05-03 09:39

Burglars smashed down the wall of a local temple and stripped the building of copper pipes, kitchen items and significant brass Hindu idols at the weekend.

Bisley home gutted after children play with matches on bed

2016-03-30 12:52

Children playing with matches on a bed resulted in a Bisley home being extensively damaged by fire on Wednesday.

Third-hand smoke can be a killer

2014-11-14 13:04

The tobacco smoke that lingers after a cigarette has been smoked is harmful.

Fed-up pensioners fix ECape road

2013-01-22 11:59

Pensioners in East London fixed a 2km section of damaged road after the municipality failed to do so, reports the Dispatch Online.

Provinces count cost of weather

2011-10-03 19:25

Three provinces were counting the cost of two tornadoes and a severe storm that claimed four lives, injured dozens of people and left hundreds homeless.

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