Shocked by deterioration

2015-09-03 06:00

I HAVE lived on the South Coast since 1986, mostly in the upper town. When I moved to Umtwentweni 10 years ago, Tweni was a nice place to live in and I am in a happy home.

I am shocked to see the deterioration of our tar roads lately. Potholes form just about everywhere and some of the potholes are then filed with gravel that does not last long. Why are they not repairing them properly with tar or something that lasts?

Secondly, and I have mentioned it previously, is the amount of rubbish - bottles, empty cans, plastic containers and paper.

It just gets thrown on the road, pavements and in the bush. Is this the type of beings we have become?

In Commercial Road just past the pawn shop there are two sets of four coloured containers for that purpose, or is it easier to throw things out of the window? Do we have no respect for the beautiful area in which we live?

D. Schulenburg

Umtentweni

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