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Owl Box in Fearnhead Park

Owl Box in Fearnhead Park

Date Post Created: Friday, 19 October 2018 17:20

On 29th September 2018, an owl box was installed in Fearnhead Park, Parkwood.

The installation was done by the Ecosolutions Crew. Sara Orchardson of EcoSolutions said that they identified a large tree in the Park which was away from the play area as the ideal place for the install...

Getting Potholes Fixed

Getting Potholes Fixed

Date Post Created: Tuesday, 11 September 2018 16:13

Are you tired of seeing potholes and wonder why they are not being fixed?  Often this is because the City is unaware of the pothole.  You can help solve the problem and help us all by reporting this irritating pothole. ...

Shothole Borer - Help from Urban Forest

Shothole Borer - Help from Urban Forest

Date Post Created: Tuesday, 07 August 2018 15:22

Urban Forest has indicated that they can help with the dreaded Shothole Borer....

Impact of Waste Management Tariff Increases

Impact of Waste Management Tariff Increases

Date Post Created: Tuesday, 31 July 2018 17:00

Waste management service tariffs have increased by an average of 6,8% with effect from 1 July 2018.  As with electricity and water, the tariffs have been set on a sliding scale according to the value of the properties concerned.  This has been done to ensure affordability for the lower valued properties....

The Impact of New Electricity Tariffs

The Impact of New Electricity Tariffs

Date Post Created: Tuesday, 31 July 2018 16:24

The impact that the new electricity tariffs has on the residents can best be illustrated using a series of tables constructed by The City of Johannesburg...

Impact of New Water Tariffs

Impact of New Water Tariffs

Date Post Created: Tuesday, 31 July 2018 15:53

The City has produced an impact illustration of what the increase in water tariffs will do for its citizens...

Shot Hole Borer and our Trees

Shot Hole Borer and our Trees

Date Post Created: Thursday, 10 May 2018 14:57

Johannesburg's urban forest is facing a growing risk in the form of a new beetle called the Polyphagous Shothole Borer (or Euwallacea fornicatus for those who prefer the Latin name).  This threat is capable of detroying a large proportion of Johannesburg's famous urban forest....

Power Outages

Power Outages

Date Post Created: Monday, 16 April 2018 12:36

Tim Truluck has commented in his newsletter in response to the series of power outages we all suffered in the aftermath of the 120 mm or rain that fell in one day around then.  Members would be interested to read some of the background to fixings such problems....

Advertising on the Facebook Group

Advertising on the Facebook Group

Date Post Created: Tuesday, 20 February 2018 16:26

Up until now SAPRA has not permitted advertising on its Facebook Group except where it is obvious that it is a resident who is advertising some personal item.  We have done this to try and avoid the obvious opportunity for others to promote their goods or services using this free channel.  We didn't believe that this was really what the Facebook Group was all about....

Recycle Rubbish - Report by Tim Truluck

Recycle Rubbish - Report by Tim Truluck

Date Post Created: Thursday, 18 January 2018 16:05

After going out for tender a year ago, a company called the Dikala Group was appointed to start and manage the Separation at Source (S@S) scheme for Pikitup. It will be rolled out across the City and will eventually be compulsory.

They have already started in our area and some of you will already have received a bag and flyers by some of their staff who have been going door to door....

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