Who cares

2018-08-22 06:00
On rainy days this road is a nightmare. A resident “fixed “ one of the potholes with stones.

On rainy days this road is a nightmare. A resident “fixed “ one of the potholes with stones.

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A year ago, a resident living the area of the Harding/Sutherland street crossroads wrote to the Municipality requesting it did something about the appalling state of the road. One week later the road was graded and a huge load of stones dropped off on the side of the road by the Municipality. And that was it.

Last week, the resident again wrote to the Municipality, and sent a copy with photos to the Greytown Gazette. Whether that triggered a response — who knows? But the Municipal Manager promptly replied: “I hereby acknowledge receipt of your e-mail below and wish to table our sincere apologies for the inconvenience incurred to you and all other residents of both Harding and Sutherland Street.

“I have referred your enquiry to the relevant department for their attention and a formal response will be submitted to you by no later than Monday, August 20.”

The load of stones has become an unsightly “koppie”. One resident even filled one of the potholes with the stones.

Editor’s note Monday, August 20 — Have just checked with the resident who received the e-mail from the MM. There has been no action whatsoever today on the road.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
/News
Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.